BMR491 high power quarter brick isolated DC/DC converter variants
Continuing to extend its portfolio of high-density DC/DC converter solutions with built-in digital interfaces, Flex Power Modules has introduced two variants of the new BMR491 series. Aimed at deployment in next generation data centres striving to meet increasingly stringent efficiency benchmarks, these converters include versions that leverage the company’s hybrid regulated ratio (HRR) technology.
eGaN FETs enable DC/DC solutions for ultra-thin, high-density computing
EPC has announced the availability of the eGaN FETs EPC9148 and EPC9153 demonstration boards for 48V DC/DC conversion. The EPC9153 is a 250W, extremely thin, power module using a simple, low-cost synchronous buck configuration delivering a 98.2% peak efficiency with a maximum component height of 6.5mm.
ABB improves reliability in industrial applications with battery charger
In industrial and utility applications, up time is often one of the most critical aspects of operations - right after safety. ABB is helping to ensure reliable, efficient power in these mission critical industries with its new Integritas industrial battery charger. The wall-mounted system features switch-mode rectifier technology that provides transformer-less, efficient power conversion in a compact footprint - providing true N+1 ...
Eliminate modern power headaches before they occur
Health advisors always reiterate that prevention is better than cure. Take care of yourself, and preventable problems are less likely to arise. Engineers dealing with power-reliant processes should adopt a similar approach to power protection. In this article, Joshua Piccaver, Electrical Design Engineer at Cressall, takes a look at the areas of industry that require power protection.
Renesas releases digital multiphase controllers and smart power stages
Renesas Electronics has announced its 2nd generation of 15 new digital multiphase controllers and six smart power stages that support 10A up to 1000A+ digital computing loads for advanced CPUs, FPGAs, GPUs and Artificial Intelligence (AI) ASICs addressing IoT infrastructure systems.
Li-Ion batteries meet wearables requirements
NICHICON has launched the SLB series of Small Li-Ion rechargeable Batteries that have been designed to meet the growing demand from the latest portable devices such as wearables and IoT devices safely and reliably.
40V MOSFET features maximum RDS(ON) down to 8.05 mΩ
A new 40 V n-channel MOSFET half bridge power stage that delivers increased power density and efficiency for white goods and industrial, medical, and telecom applications has been released by Vishay Intertechnology.
600W power supplies with integral fan for simplified cooling
TDK Corporation has announced the addition of models with an integral fan and enclosure to the 600W rated TDK-Lambda brand CUS600M series of AC/DC power supplies. The use of a fan simplifies cooling of the product and the enclosure reduces the risk of accidental contact by service personnel. The end mounted fan (/EF option) keeps the height profile to 42.5mm for mounting inside of a 1U high rack.
Automotive USB power delivery ports with small solution size
Designers of automotive chargers now have the industry’s smallest and lowest-cost solution with the MAX25430 100W USB Power Delivery (PD) buck-boost controller and protector from Maxim Integrated Products. As the industry’s most integrated solution, the MAX25430 can reduce design size up to 40% compared to competitive solutions and offer the industry’s lowest cost for increasing the number of USB PD ports in vehicles.
Economical switching regulator series with 12V option
RECOM Power has extended its highly efficient and economical R-78E series of switching regulators to include a 12V option compatible with TO-220 linear regulators. RECOM widely promotes and manufactures high efficiency switching regulators modules to replace the discrete TO-220 packaged linear regulators with its 78-series.