Power Controllers

Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Slave Module enables precise laser micro-machining.

October 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.

October 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, Electronic Components & Devices

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

September 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.

September 8, 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, 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 features... 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, 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 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

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... 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... 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,... 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,... 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... 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 system... 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 will... 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™ 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... 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™ 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... 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 64–512 kB embedded flash memory. Available package options include BGA and WLCSP. 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.... Read More