Power Controllers

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

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

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, 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, 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

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

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&ndash;512 kB embedded flash memory. Available package options include BGA and WLCSP. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

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&ndash;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&trade; Encompass program, 4402 two-channel Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) signal controller for Point I/O&trade; works with Allen-Bradley PLCs. Module generates square wave pulse signal with 0%&ndash;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, Green & Clean

Varentec(TM) Partners with Flex to Manufacture ENGO(TM) Grid-Edge Real-Time Control Devices

November 4, 2015

Partnership positions Varentec to deliver ENGO devices in high volumes and with world-class quality to help utilities increase their range of energy control and reduce technical losses SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Varentec™, a leader in next-generation distributed Volt/VAR control and grid edge management solutions for electric utility distribution systems, today announced that it has selected... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

E.ON Energy Installs Smartcool ESM Solution for First Time in Italy

October 14, 2015

VANCOUVER - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V:SSC)(OTCQB-SSCFF) is pleased to announce; E.ON Energy has completed an energy efficiency project for Creval, Gruppo Credito Valtellinese, a national Italian banking group operating in 11 regions with over 500 branches.  The initial site chosen was at Bankadati located in Via Trento in Sondrio. Part of the overall solution was the installation of the... 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, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services, Waste Handling Equipment, Green & Clean

City of Santa Rosa, California, and Trane to Increase Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant's Energy Independence

September 28, 2015

Santa Rosa, Calif. – The City of Santa Rosa, California, is collaborating with Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions, and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, to execute an innovative project that will increase energy independence at the city's Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant which is managed by the city's water department, Santa Rosa Water. Trane chose... Read More