TI Introduces First Automotive-Grade, Multi-Phase Synchronous Boost Controller With Up To 100-V Output Voltage
Texas Instruments Incorporated today introduced three wide-input voltage synchronous boost controllers with high efficiency and high power density. The LM5122Q multi-phase boost controller features the industry’s widest input and output voltage range. The low quiescent-current TPS43060 and TPS43061 boost controllers feature 1-MHz operation and a small QFN package.
Molex MX150 Unsealed Connector System Built Around The Field-Proven MX150 Terminal System With A Design-To-Cost Approach
Molex Incorporated introduces the MX150 unsealed connector system for direct connect or in-line mid-power body electronics applications in the automotive industry, where space is limited, such as interior lighting, consoles, vanity mirrors, seats and door locks. Using the field-proven Molex MX150 terminal design, which is currently deployed at numerous harness manufacturers, the new unsealed connection system achieves significant space savings ov...
30 W DC-DC Converter Complies With Railway Transient And EMC Standards
XP Power today announced the RDC30 series of highly efficient metal cased and isolated 30 W DC-DC converters designed specifically for railway applications. Accommodating a wide input range based around the popular railway input voltages of either 72 (36-140) VDC or 110 (55-176) VDC, the converters are available with single, dual or triple outputs and conform to the railway industry transient standards EN50155, NF F 01-510 and RIA12. The single o...
Renesas Electronics Announces Development of Flash Memory Technology that Achieves High-Speed Read Operation and High Rewrite Cycle Counts for 40 nm On-Chip Flash Memory Microcontrollers for Automotive Applications
Renesas Electronics has developed a new split gate (SG) flash memory circuit technology for on-chip flash memory microcontrollers (MCUs) that adopts the industry's leading-edge 40 nanometer (nm) process technology achieve high reliability, low power consumption and the industry’s fastest random access operation speeds.
Harting Features New Connectivity And RFID Solutions For Rail Applications
At Railtex 2013, HARTING will feature a number of new developments in its range of connectivity and RFID solutions for the rail industry. New products include the Han(R) HC Individual: a new industrial connector family providing flexible contact arrangement options, allowing individually sealed 350 A contacts (to protection class IP 66) to be arranged in configurations with up to ten adjacent connections on one supporting rail. This interface can...
A6269 Two-Channel Linear LED Driver IC For Automotive Interior Lighting Applications
The new A6269 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is the latest addition to the company’s range of automotive qualified LED driver ICs. The new device is a linear, programmable current regulator providing up to 200 mA from each of two outputs to drive arrays of high-brightness LEDs, and is designed for automotive interior lighting applications including map and dome lighting, glove box, vanity mirror, door (“puddle lamp”) and trunk lights.
High Efficiency 120W DC/DC Converter for Rail and Industrial Applications
Schaefer announces the PRC-120 Series of DC/DC converters that provide 120W of power in a compact, chassis mount package. The PRC-120 Series has versions that meet industrial (EN60950) or rail (EN50155) standards.
NXP Releases Automotive Power MOSFETs in LFPAK56
NXP Semiconductors N.V today introduced 54 new automotive-qualified MOSFETs in an LFPAK56 package – the largest portfolio of Power-SO8 MOSFETs available on the market today. Delivering industry-leading performance and reliability, NXP’s LFPAK56 MOSFETs also save more than 55 percent of the footprint area compared to DPAK, significantly reducing overall costs. The LFPAK56 MOSFETs are suitable for a wide range of automotive applications, partic...
Varistors Provide ESD Protection For Capacitance Sensitive Automotive Circuits
DMTL announces the latest addition to its growing high reliability passive component offering for the automotive industry. It is the AVX AG ultra-low capacitance automotive varistor series designed to provide ESD protection in automotive circuitry.
High Efficiency Bidirectional Multicell Active Balancer Maximizes
Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3300-1, a high efficiency bidirectional multicell battery balancer for equalizing cell state of charge (SoC) in a series-connected battery stack. With the LTC3300-1, applications such as electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid EVs and large energy storage systems using cells with mismatched capacities are no longer limited by the lowest capacity cell in the stack. The LTC3300-1 goes beyond purely dis...