Power & Voltage Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Logic Controller handles up to 126 analog I/O.

May 24, 2016

Providing power of programmable automation controller in small form factor, FC6A MicroSmart executes basic instructions in 0.042 µs and provides 640 KB program memory. There are 1,024 timers, and 6 of 512 counters are high-speed at rates up to 100 kHz. Available with 16, 24 or 40 I/O, controller has built-in RJ45 Ethernet port and RJ45 RS232C/RS485 serial port. SD memory port and mini-B USB port can be used for data logging, program storage/transfer, firmware updating, or recipe storage. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Siemens to Provide Con Edison with Mobile Resilience Transformers

May 6, 2016

  • More compact, lighter and environmentally-friendly transformers allows Con Edison to reduce transformer replacement time from months to days
  • First transformer of its kind worldwide
  • Transformers for quick replacement in response to extreme weather and unexpected events
Siemens is providing Con Edison, the utility that powers New York City and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

ABB FACTS Solution to Help Maintain Grid Stability for TVA as Power Generation Mix Changes

May 5, 2016

ABB – ABB FACTS solution to help maintain grid stability for TVA as power generation mix changes Dallas, Texas – Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the largest public utility in the US, is installing ABB’s static var compensator (SVC) technology to help ensure system reliability as fossil fuel component of total energy mix declines. SVC’s enhance grid stabilization and at the same... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature and Process Controller provides trend charts.

May 2, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. capacitive color touch panel, ¼ DIN F4T with INTUITION® v3.0 is available with encrypted data log records to help meet industry requirements such as Nadcap, AMS 2750E, and CRF 21 Part 11. Users can log directly to USB memory stick, transfer data log files over Ethernet or to USB host ports, and select which parameters to log. With graphical trending functionality, users can create up to 4 trend screens and scroll through matching color legend of parameters on trend chart. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Synchronous Buck Regulators step-down 5 V rails to point-of-load.

April 15, 2016

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm 16-lead WFQFN or 3 x 3 mm TQFN package, ISL7823x DC/DC converter series steps-down 5 and 3.3 V primary rails to point-of-load (POL) inputs as low as 0.6 V for GPUs, FPGAs, DSPs, and SOCs. Products use current mode control architecture and, depending on model, deliver 3, 4, and 5 A of continuous output to infotainment head units and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Efficiency rating is up to 95%, and adjustable switching frequency ranges from 500 kHz to 4 MHz. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Access/Power Integration Enclosures provide scalable flexibility.

April 12, 2016

In addition to Trove&trade; Access and Power Integration Enclosures, backplanes for AMAG, CDVI, KABA/KeyScan, and Software House access controllers and accessories simplify board layout and wire management to reduce installation time and labor. Also available, Trove1 compact enclosure accommodates CDVI, HID/VertX, and Mercury controllers. Optional TMV2 door backplane is offered for max installation capacity and flexibility, and all Trove units include cam lock, tamper switch, and mounting hardware.<br /> Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Management Solutions meet industrial applications' needs.

April 6, 2016

As 60 V synchronous buck controller, ISL8117/A features low duty cycle (40 nsec min on time) that delivers direct conversion from 48&ndash;1V without requiring intermediate power stage or external compensation. ISL8018 synchronous buck converter steps down 5 V rails to POL inputs as low as 0.6 V for FPGAs, DSPs, and MPUs, while ISL80510/05 are 1 A/.5 A LDO voltage regulators with optimized dropout and transient performance for noise-sensitive loads. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual-Phase Digital Controller IC supports multiple configurations.

April 4, 2016

Available in 5 x 5 mm 32-QFN package, ZSPM1363 PWM controller can help optimize, monitor and, control high-power supply systems in telecom, server, storage, FPGA, and infrastructure markets. Integrated silicon requires minimal external component requirements, and extended one-time programmable (OTP) memory provides storage for multiple application configurations. Operating up to 125°C, controller features resistor-based compensation adjustment after programming if load condition changes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Hybrid DC/DC Controllers support PMBus(TM).

March 29, 2016

Providing point-of-load conversion for FPGAs, DSPs, ASICs, and processors, Model ISL68200 with integrated MOSFET drivers and Model ISL68201 with PWM output simplify power supply designs for data center equipment. ISL68200 can drive external MOSFETs directly, while ISL68201 is paired with DrMOS power stage to create complete voltage regulator solution. Both leverage R4 modulation technology, which provides compensation free control loop that eliminates external compensation resistors and capacitors. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low Dropout Regulators enable clean, fast communications.

March 23, 2016

Suited where higher data rates are involved, ADP176x and ADP715x enable cleaner power rails, accelerated transient response, and elevated PSRR in noise-sensitive precision analog and RF applications. Delivering up to 3 A, ADP176x operates across 0.5&ndash;1.5 V output range. Supporting 1.2&ndash;3.3 V output, ADP715x delivers noise performance of 1.6 µVrms from 10 Hz to 100 kHz while expanding LDO output current range for sub-2 µVrms (100 Hz to 100 kHz) from noise up to 2 A. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Boost Controllers simplify automotive power system design.

March 3, 2016

Operating from 12 V battery supply, Models ISL78227 and ISL78229 boost output voltage to 24, 36, or 48 V for 200&ndash;800 W trunk audio amplifiers, start-stop systems, and headlamp LED strings. Two-phase synchronous boost controllers support input and output ranges of 5&ndash;55 V and deliver greater than 95% efficiency. Ability to interleave 2 controllers for 4-phase application effectively doubles output power. Model ISL78229 offers digital PMBus&trade; interface for advanced control, telemetry, and diagnostics. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Exar Showcases Power Solutions at APEC 2016

February 24, 2016

FREMONT, Calif., – Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of analog mixed-signal products serving the industrial, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets, will showcase its latest power design products at APEC 2016, March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. These products, including switching regulators, power modules and Universal PMICs, will be on show in Booth 1637. Exar... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

SEL POWERMAX® Technology Secures Microgrid Resiliency at UC San Diego

February 24, 2016

Advanced power management and control system preserves critical loads for campus microgrid. PULLMAN, Wash. — A new microgrid control solution from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) marks the latest of University of California, San Diego’s ongoing improvements to its campus electrical utility system. The recently installed high-speed islanding detection and load shedding... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Siemens to Provide Electrical Equipment for Power Plant in the USA

February 22, 2016

  • Low- and medium-voltage switchgear, power transformers, motor control centers for efficient operation of Holland Energy Park
  • New distributed control system will control and monitor entire plant
Siemens has been chosen to supply critical low- and medium-voltage electrical equipment and power transformers for the new Holland Energy Park combined cycle power... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

USB-C Controller supports direct 3.3-20 V operation.

February 19, 2016

Based on 48 MHz ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor, EZ-PD&trade; CCG3 Controller with Power Delivery integrates independent 20 V V(BUS) gate drivers for provider and consumer power paths, two 1 W V(CONN) Field-Effect Transistors that provide power to USB-C cables, and USB Billboard Controller that informs USB host of supported Alternate Modes and failures. Programmable single-chip device streamlines design of USB-C accessories, such as adapter dongles, power adapters, and power banks. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Schneider Electric to Deploy Microgrid Energy System at Boston One Campus

February 12, 2016

Schneider Electric to showcase microgrid energy management solutions with REC Solar through a 400 kilowatt solar module system ANDOVER, Mass. – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will build a microgrid system at its Boston One Campus to develop, test and showcase microgrid energy management solutions. The system will include a 400 kilowatt... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

noax Industrial PCs: Easier to Configure with nSMART

February 2, 2016

noax Technologies AG has revolutionized the NSetup software. Beginning with the N11 board generation, "nSMART" makes configuration of noax IPCs easier. The new graphic user interface has improved operator accessibility. Increased Intelligence noax is the only manufacturer who integrates monitoring and controlling  options in their hardware. For example, the MCU oversees the operating... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Power Delivery Controller suits PCs with 2 USB-C ports.

January 7, 2016

Offering solution for desktops, notebooks, and other systems with 2 USB-C ports, EZ-PD&trade; CCG4 integrates ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor, 128 KB flash memory, two 1 W V(conn) FETs that provide power to USB-C cables, and 4 ADCs that protect system against overvoltage and overcurrent conditions. Integrated ESD protection circuits provide system-level protection up to 15 kV. CCG4 also contains 4 serial communication blocks, each of which can be configured to I(2)C, SPI, or UART serial protocols. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Promotes ON Semiconductor's NCP51200 Termination Regulators

December 11, 2015

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate availability of NCP51200 3A source/sink VTT termination regulators from ON Semiconductor. The NCP51200 is a source/sink Double Data Rate (DDR) termination regulator specifically designed for low input voltage and low-noise systems where space is a key consideration.... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Promotes the Best Dropout and Transient Performance LDO Regulators from Intersil

November 25, 2015

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced the company has immediate shipping availability of Intersil's ISL80510/05 LDO regulators, providing best in class dropout and transient performance. The ISL80510 and ISL80505 deliver 1A and 0.5A of continuous output current and ultra-low dropout of 130mV and 45mV at full... Read More