Power & Voltage Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

MC018 High-Current Controller runs up to 4kHz at maximum load.

Jun 01, 2017

Designed to control high-current devices such as excessive noise and moderate pin/controller power, MC018 High-Current Controller is rated to maximum total current of 160 A and steady state current of 120 A. Featuring programmable soft fuse and power supply, unit is suitable for actuators, windshield wipers, fan drive, lamps, lights, engine starter and levelling control applications. Product... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

TCR13AGADJ Low Dropout Regulator features under-voltage-lockout function.

Apr 17, 2017

Used in notebook PCs, digital video cameras, storage products and set-top boxes, TCR13AGADJ Low Dropout Regulator provides 92mV and 163mV of minimum and maximum dropout voltage at Vout=0.9V, Iout=1.0A respectively. Housed in 0.8mm x 1.2mm WCSP6F package, unit offers 90dB of ripple rejection ratio at Vout=0.9V and f=1kHz. Delivering adjustable output voltage of 0.55V to 3.6V range, product... Read More

Controls & Controllers

LM5170-Q1 DC/DC Current Controller uses average current-mode control method.

Mar 23, 2017

Delivering more than 97% efficiency with 99% accuracy in monitoring, LM5170-Q1 DC/DC Current Controller is equipped with 5-A peak half-bridge gate drivers. Housed in 48-pin, 9mm x 9mm quad flat package, unit prevents negative current using diode emulation mode of rectifier MOSFETs.

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Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

TPCxxCA Suppressors are available in AEC-Q101-qualified versions.

Nov 23, 2016

Designed to protect sensitive electronics against electrostatic discharge (ESD) and voltage transients induced by inductive load switching and lightning, TPCxxCA Series 1500W PAR® transient voltage suppressors provide temperature range of -65 °C to +185 °C. Offering breakdown voltages from 11 V to 36 V, unit exhibits clamping capability from 15.6 V to 49.9V. Meeting MSL level 1 standards... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

6-phase Bidirectional PWM Controller housed in TQFP package.

Nov 13, 2016

Designed for buck and boost power conversions between 12V and 48V automotive buses, 6-phase Bidirectional PWM Controller delivers up to 3.75kW. Unit maximizes system efficiency by adding or dropping phases as per load requirements. Unit manages abrupt change in power conversion direction by regulating voltage and current. Features master/slave design supporting up to 4 ICs in parallel, current... Read More

Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Slave Module enables precise laser micro-machining.

Oct 25, 2016

Enabling direct control of any laser source, LCMv2 Series EtherCAT slave module features a universal electrical interface. Designed for processing or machining applications, EtherCAT includes a high speed laser control signal output, a dedicated safety interlock input, fault input, enable output, and 8/8 general purpose digital I/Os. Module is fully configured and commanded by any of ACS'... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

IMPULSE's HiPIMS Power Supply feature remote control options.

Oct 19, 2016

Offered in Single and Dual configurations, the IMPULSE’s HiPIMS Power Supply gives 2kW output. Ideally used in process development and RD applications, HiPIMS' dual configuration powers 2 independent sources of up to 2kW each. Units can be set for either “master” or “slave” mode to run 4kW into a single source. Using the Dual option, the DC bias option can be set. Power supply... Read More

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

Voltage Regulator/Power Distribution Module offer versatility.

Sep 15, 2016

Using common standoffs, VR6 Voltage Regulator snaps together with PDS8 Dual Input Power Distribution Module, saving enclosure space to provide 5 Vdc or 12 Vdc and 24 Vdc simultaneously – individually selectable over each of 8 outputs. Offering surge suppression, regulator features 24 Vdc input at 1.75 A with output of 5 Vdc at 6 A, and 24 Vdc input with 12 Vdc output at 6 A. Power distribution... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Peregrine Monolithic Phase and Amplitude Controllers for Doherty Power Amplifiers

Sep 12, 2016

New MPACs are designed for the LTE and LTE-A wireless-infrastructure transceiver market Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for two new monolithic phase and amplitude controllers from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE46130 and PE46140 are Peregrine's newest additions to its MPAC product family and offer maximum... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro-Grid Switch stores/couples energy to meet peak load needs.

Sep 08, 2016

Sub-cycle switching DTI Micro-Grid Power Controller can store power from renewable energy sources and be coupled to grid to meet peak load requirements in real-time. Providing bi-directional power flow, key system elements include grid-tied inverter at medium voltage and lower-voltage DC bus. Design uses redundant switches in series and features DC link that connects to grid at... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DDR Memory-Termination Linear Regulator suits space applications.

Jul 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.... Read More

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

AlsoEnergy Accelerates Push into Utility Scale PV Market

Jul 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 features... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS LDO Voltage Regulators drive up to 300 mA.

Jul 05, 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... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Buck Regulators eliminate switch-node ringing.

Jun 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.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Control Unit enables non-retroactive parallel operation.

Jun 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

Jun 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

Jun 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 RFHIC... 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... 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 05, 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 time... Read More