Power & Voltage Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DDR Memory-Termination Linear Regulator suits space applications.

July 12, 2016

Available in 16-pin dual-ceramic flat package, QML Class V and 100 krad (silicon) RHA qualified TPS7H3301-SP is immune to single-event effects up to 65 megaelectron volts per centimeter squared (MeV/cm²). This double-data-rate (DDR) memory linear regulator, which integrates 2 monolithic power FETs for source and sink termination and one internal voltage reference, has 0.16 in.² footprint. Stable termination power supply ensures single-event effects do not impact read-and-write operations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

AlsoEnergy Accelerates Push into Utility Scale PV Market

July 11, 2016

America's #1 solar monitoring provider in the CI markets offers the industry's most comprehensive solutions for utility-scale PV. BOULDER, Colo. - Over the past 5 years utility-scale PV has been the fastest-growing solar power market in the US. AlsoEnergy, the leading solar monitoring provider for commercial and industrial markets in the US, has gradually added new products and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS LDO Voltage Regulators drive up to 300 mA.

July 5, 2016

Housed in 0.645 x 0.645 mm WCSP4E package, TCR3DG Series features output current up to 300 mA, low drop-out voltage of VIN-VOUT = 160 mV (typ) at 3.2 V output, and output voltage accuracy of 1%. Regulators include over current limit protection, thermal shutdown, output auto-discharge, and inrush current reduction. Using small ceramic input and output capacitors, series is suited for portable applications that require high-density board assembly such as Wi-Fi® 2 chip sets for smartphones/tablets. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Buck Regulators eliminate switch-node ringing.

June 29, 2016

By eliminating switch-node ringing, 2.5 A Model LM53625-Q1 and 3.5 A Model LM53635-Q1 lower noise and EMI emissions by up to 15 dB at system level. Wide operating range of 3.5–42 V handles start-stop and load-dump conditions for 12 V lead acid automotive batteries. Devices provide up to 93% efficiency at 2.1 MHz to support compact and high-temperature conditions in automotive applications. Supplied in wettable flank packaging, synchronous regulators enable post-solder optical inspection. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Control Unit enables non-retroactive parallel operation.

June 23, 2016

EPCOS VIP-3-TP Touch Panel facilitates intelligent coupling of 3 reactive power compensation systems. In conjunction with EPCOS BR7000-I/S485 power factor controller, unit permits completely non-retroactive parallel operation of systems with 3 feed-ins and coupling switches. At same time, unit enables symmetrization and visualization of measured values. Read More

Controls & Controllers

DVI Awarded Patent for Volt/VAR Optimization

June 17, 2016

- Volt/VAR control methodology expands on previous voltage conservation patent - Patent expands DVI's reach into integrated distributed generation, storage, photovoltaic, microgrids RICHMOND, Va. - Dominion Voltage, Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D), today announced that it was recently awarded a patent related to its proprietary Volt/VAR... Read More

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

Rigid-Flex Power Distribution Control Circuits Application

June 10, 2016

Challenge A contract manufacturing company needed help improving the quality and supply chain reliability of rigid-flex circuits for a power distribution control circuit application. The product had been in production already, but had issues with circuit failure. The existing rigid-flex circuit design also did not meet IPC standards for materials and construction. A solution was needed that... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Peregrine Semiconductor's MPAC-Doherty Device Optimizes RFHIC's GaN Amplifiers in IMS Booth Demonstration

May 25, 2016

The Live Demo Shows How Quickly and Reliably Peregrine's MPAC-Doherty Device Optimizes an RFHIC GaN Doherty Amplifier at 3.5 GHz SAN FRANCISCO - IMS 2016 - In booth #2129 Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the demonstration of a Peregrine monolithic phase and amplitude controller (MPAC)-Doherty with an... Read More

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™ 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.
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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 48–1V 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 0.5–1.5 V output range. Supporting 1.2–3.3 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 200–800 W trunk audio amplifiers, start-stop systems, and headlamp LED strings. Two-phase synchronous boost controllers support input and output ranges of 5–55 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™ 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