Power & Voltage Controls & Controllers

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™ 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

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Low-Power Microcontroller leverages ARM M4 core.

November 19, 2015

Built around ARM M4 core with floating point unit, Apollo MCU features active mode current in order of 34 µA/MHz when running from flash and sleep mode current <150 nA. Other features include 10-bit ADC, diverse range of serial interfaces, and 64–512 kB embedded flash memory. Available package options include BGA and WLCSP. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

USB Port Power Controller uses dynamic thermal management.

November 11, 2015

For fast charging, dual-channel Model UCS2112 supports 2 ports with 8 programmable continuous current limits for each port, ranging from 0.53–3.0 A. Device provides integrated current monitoring, precision current limiting, and charge rationing. For optimized user experience, dynamic thermal management feature throttles back current limit as it approaches thermal limit, preventing shutdown and allowing for charging where other devices have stopped completely. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PWM Module is available for Allen-Bradley Point I/O.

November 11, 2015

Referenced within Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™ Encompass program, 4402 two-channel Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) signal controller for Point I/O™ works with Allen-Bradley PLCs. Module generates square wave pulse signal with 0%–100% programmable duty cycle and 1 Hz to 20 kHz programmable frequency and can also be programmed to add dithering element to PWM output. Programmable output frequency and duty cycle provide sophisticated control for hydraulic and pneumatic control devices. Read More

Controls & Controllers

M2M Programmable Automation Controller incorporates solar charger.

October 1, 2015

Along with solar charger to help conserve power, G-4513PD-3GWA programmable automation controller (PAC) is equipped with built-in RTC and LCD for viewing status at-a-glance. As 3G controller, it supports GSM 850/900/1,800/1,900 MHz and WCDMA 850/900/1,900/2,100 MHz for connection with mobile phones and devices. Communication capabilities, including RS-232, RS-485, and Ethernet, foster integration with existing I/O and SCADA software. GPS function supports 32 channels and NMEA 0183 protocol. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

USB Type-C Power Delivery Controller ICs drive high-power devices.

September 24, 2015

Supporting conventional USB power supply modes up to 7.5 W (5 V @ 1.5 A) as well as power levels up to 100 W (20 V @ 5 A) for USB Type-C connected devices, BM92TxxMWV makes it possible to drive such equipment as PCs, monitors, docking stations, and peripherals via USB and accelerates charging of such compatible USB-equipped portable devices as smartphones and tablets. DisplayPort™ Alternate Mode compatibility eliminates need for separate dedicated video cables. Read More

Controls & Controllers

OEM Controllers provide IoT and telematics connectivity.

September 21, 2015

Featuring open-board construction, DIN rail mounted Versatile Base VB-2XXX Series provides 12 digital inputs, 3 high-speed counter inputs, 8 digital outputs rated for 2 A each, 7 analog inputs, and 1 analog output, plus 1 RS232 serial port and 1 RS485 serial port. For applications that require data logging, series is available with Real-Time-Clock, 512 K battery backed SRAM, and ability to accept micro SD card. VB-2XXX family is Cloud Communications-enabled with VersaCloud M2M platform. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

USB-C Controller promotes reversible-plug connector integration.

September 14, 2015

Supplied in 16-pin QFN package, UTC2000 fosters implementation of USB-C™ connector for applications covering consumer (notebooks, printers/accessories, docking stations, mobile devices, battery chargers), industrial (computers, handheld devices), and automotive (head units, break-out boxes, USB battery chargers) markets. Form factor also enables deployment of USB-C connectors in mobile applications, and design supports up to 15 W of power. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Fanless Embedded Controller operates from -40 to 185°F.

September 4, 2015

Based on Intel® Celeron® J1900 2 GHz or Intel® Atom™ E3845 1.91 GHz processor and Intel® HD graphics, Model ARES-530WT Box PC is suited for indoor/outdoor kiosks, multi-display signage, and data acquisition. Box PC comes equipped with DB9 male connectors for RS-232/422 and RS-422/485, 1 USB3.0 and 5 USB2.0 ports, 2 RJ-45 ports both delivering GbE, 1 VGA and 1 DVI-D connector, plus half-size mini-card socket and 2 mSATA sockets for SSD. Unit may be mounted in variety of ways, including DIN rail. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Plug-in Duplexors offer SOSO functionality.

September 3, 2015

With Sequence On Simultaneous Off 3-input functionality, 8-pin ARC/ARD Series detects float switch inputs, from which it determines necessary outputs to turn on with line voltage. As lag and lead switches open, load remains energized. When all switches are open, both loads de-energize simultaneously and lead load alternates. Units feature 120 Vac control voltage, as well as SPDT 2-line voltage outputs with contact rating of 10 A 1/3 hp at 120 Vac (combined output). Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Backup Battery Charger manages power for control panel alarms.

August 19, 2015

Battery Operated and Alarm Charger (BOAC) charges backup battery found in control panels using 12 Vdc alarm strobe and horn. With power loss alarm mode switch in enable position, loss of 120 Vac power activates strobe light and horn after 5 sec delay. Alarm contact closure across pins 3 and 10 will also activate strobe light and horn. Battery charge controller IC, designed to manage charging of sealed lead-acid batteries, offers Cyclic Charging and Float Charging modes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Output LDO Regulator ICs meet power-critical requirements.

August 13, 2015

Available in fixed output voltages from 0.55–3.6 V and able to drive up to 500 mA, single-output TCR5AM series targets battery power-critical applications requiring LDO. External bias voltage terminal (VBAT), separated from power source input, increases power source efficacy. Along with over-current and over-temperature protections, LDOs feature inrush current protection and under-voltage-lockout function. Power dissipation is 0.6 W for 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.38 mm DFN5B package. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

USB Type-C Power Delivery Controller IC has all-in-one design.

July 30, 2015

Providing full power path, TPS65982 operates as single- or dual-role port and enables various host and device power implementations. It can be combined with 5.4-Gbps HD3SS460 USB Type-C cross-point switch, which enables USB connectors on either end of cable to be flipped up/down, delivers up to 100 W, and supports alternate modes to distribute video over DisplayPort. For USB Type-C systems requiring up to 15 W, TUSB320 series provides USB Type-C configuration channel logic and port control. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

AEC-Q100-Compliant LDO targets automotive applications.

July 22, 2015

Supplied in 6-pin, 2 x 2 mm DFN package, MAQ5300 can be used in space-constrained and high-reliability applications subject to harsh environments and temperatures. Features include dropout of 100 mV at 300 mA, 300 mA guaranteed output current, and several fixed output voltage options: 1.5, 1.8, 2.5, 2.8, 2.85, 3.0, and 3.3 V. Initial precise output voltage accuracy is +2%, and shutdown quiescent current is 0.1 µA. Thermal shutdown and current limit protections are standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Switching Regulator suits wearables and other mobile devices.

July 8, 2015

Operating from Vin of 1.8–5.5 V with adjustable output voltage from 1–5.2 V, Model ISL9120 enables power management of system power supplies and peripherals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, memory cards, or LCD modules. Buck-boost regulator also delivers 800 mA current with 2.5 V input and 3.3 V output. Housed in 1.41 x 1.41 mm package, device features adaptive PFM operation with forced bypass mode and 2 A switches that support both low load and high load currents with efficiency up to 98%. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Microgrid Control System uses layered cybersecurity hierarchy.

June 23, 2015

Allowing seamless integration of distributed energy resources, Microgrid Control System maintains uninterrupted power to critical loads. Microgrid controller is able to respond to external data, such as real-time pricing signals and fast-changing system dynamics. Priorities can be assigned to various user-defined scenarios, like economic dispatch, carbon footprint minimization, renewable integration, and system resiliency. Hardened security approach ensures that all data remains secure. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

LDO Voltage Regulators support double data rate memory.

May 29, 2015

Featuring built-in power MOSFETs, Models NCP51200, NCP51400, NCP51510, and NCP51199 are suited for SDRAM DIMM memories, servers, routers, smartphones, tablets, STBs, and printers. Devices support DDR1, DDR2, DDR3, LPDDR3, DDR4, and LPDDR4 standards with termination voltages down to 500 mV. Operating from -40 to +125°C, each regulator is capable of actively sourcing and sinking full 2.0 A when used with DDR4 and LPDDR4. ICs also offer soft-start, on-chip thermal shutdown, and remote sensing. Read More

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

Synchronous Buck PWM Controller simplifies power supply design.

May 28, 2015

Supporting 4.5–60 V input and configurable 0.6–54 V output, ISL8117 can bypass intermediate step-down conversion stage employed in industrial applications. Duty cycle (40 nsec min on time) enables direct step-down conversion from 48 V to 1 V POL, while valley current mode modulation with adaptive slope compensation enables stable operation for range of Vin and Vout combinations; no external compensation is required. Programmable switching frequency range is 100 kHz to 2 MHz. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Power Controller/PHY IP Solution reduces mobile SoC energy draw.

May 27, 2015

Reducing active and standby power consumption for mobile SoCs, Synopsys DesignWare® IP for PCIe® 3.1 specification helps designers extend mobile device battery life. L1 sub-states and power gating techniques, including utilization of power switches, power islands, or retention cells, reduce standby power to <10 µW/lane. Supply under drive, transmitter design, and equalization bypass schemes reduce active power to <5 mW/Gb/lane while meeting PCIe 3.1 electrical specification. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Security/Automation Systems meet police confirmation requirements.

May 19, 2015

Connecting security devices, thermostats, light switches, telephone, and backup battery with 5 built-in ports to connect additional control devices, EU versions of OmniPro II, Omni IIe, and Omni LTe controllers provide security and automation for homes and small commercial settings. EN50131- and PD6662-compliant products, offered in both English and Italian language versions, bridge diverse protocols. Tamper Kit for Omni security consoles is also available. Read More