Power & Voltage Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Controllers feature VR12/12.5 compliant interface.

January 27, 2015

Featuring single and dual phase outputs and supporting both PMBus and Intel’s VR12.5 Serial VID bus, Models PV3103, PV3104, and PV3202 provide precision regulation and telemetry to support servers, high-end desktops, and embedded computing systems. RoHS-compliant DC/DC controllers feature 0.6–1.52 V output and programmable frequency from 375 kHz to 1 MHz. Units offer Auto-Control® real-time adaptive loop compensation, programmable fault protection, and configurable phase add/drop. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Voltage Regulator features radiation-hardened design.

December 9, 2014

With enable function, Model APPREG2 allows users to power up or power down certain sections of their system electronics, saving power and preserving internal power chain. Radiation-hardened, positive voltage regulator features wide input/output voltage differential of 40 V and comes in both adjustable and fixed output voltage configurations. Assembled in hermetic TO-257 package, regulator provides up to 1.5 A of output current over full input voltage range. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Step-Down Switching Voltage Regulator continually outputs 3.0 A.

November 19, 2014

Used for power regulation, conversion, and management, Fairchild FAN53525 consists of 2.4 MHz TinyBuck® regulator providing digitally programmable output from 2.5–5.5 V input supply. Output voltage is programmable from 0.600–1.39375 V in 6.25 mV steps via I²C interface capable of operating up to 3.4 MHz. Using proprietary architecture with synchronous rectification, unit can deliver 3.0 A continuous at over 80% efficiency; efficiency is maintained at load currents down to 10 mA. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Voltage Switching Regulators suit offline SMPS applications.

November 7, 2014

Respectively delivering up to 25, 15, and 12 W, ON Semiconductor's NCP1129, NCP1126, and NCP1124 generate jittered 65 or 100 kHz switching frequency. Products integrate fixed frequency peak current mode controller with 650 V avalanche rated MOSFET. Supplied in Pb-free PDIP-7 packages, NCP112x devices offer 50 msec timer-based auto-recovery short circuit protection, frequency foldback down to 26 kHz; option for auto-recovery or latched short circuit protection; and adjustable current limit. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Motion/EtherCAT Network Controller meets modern machinery needs.

October 31, 2014

Intended for motion-centric applications, SPiiPlusEC controls up to 64 fully synchronized axes and up to 5 KHz rate of profile generation and EtherCAT® cycle. Network can be comprised of any ACS EtherCAT servo and step motor drives and I/Os modules, as well as any certified EtherCAT module made by other vendors that complies with CAN over EtherCAT (CoE) protocol. NetworkBoost™ option increases machine uptime using ring topology-based redundancy. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PWM Controllers combine 40 V operation with PMBus interfaces.

October 30, 2014

With configurability of digital MCU, Models MCP19118 and MCP19119 provide analog PWM control for DC-DC synchronous buck converters up to 40 V. Digitally Enhanced Power Analog controllers enable power-conversion circuit development with analog control loop that is programmable in integrated 8-bit PIC® MCU core's firmware. Integration is suited for applications such as battery-charging, LED-driving, USB power delivery, point-of-load, and automotive power supplies. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Controller facilitates offline LED lighting design.

October 10, 2014

Integrating multiplier and tunable phase dimmer detection, as well as analog dimming inputs and drive circuit protection functions, Model TPS92410 eases design of downlights, fixtures, and lamps powered from offline AC or conventional DC power source. Operating over 9.5–450 V input voltage range, controller functions as standalone high-voltage LED string current regulator or pairs with TPS92411 floating switch to provide power in mains AC linear direct drive applications. Read More

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

DC/DC Regulators help engineers create EMI-compliant products.

September 19, 2014

Simplifying wide V(IN) synchronous power supply design, SIMPLE SWITCHER LM43600, LM43601, LM43602, and LM43603 support input voltage from 3.5–36 V and generate output currents up to 0.5, 1, 2, and 3 A, respectively, while LM46000, LM46001, and LM46002 support input of 3.5–60 V and output currents up to 0.5, 1, and 2 A. Housed in 5 x 6.4 mm package, synchronous regulators offer programmable switching frequency up to 2.2 MHz and standby current of 27 µA, minimizing power consumption at light load. Read More