Electrical Power Generation, Conditioning & Conversion

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-DC Converters feature medical certification.

August 28, 2015

Enclosed in 1.25 x 0.8 x 0.4 in. DIP-24 package, PXC-M Series includes 3, 6, and 10 W models with 4:1 input range of 9–36 Vdc or 18–75 Vdc. Units are available with single and dual outputs covering 3.3, 5, 12, 15, or 24 V and ±5, ±12, or ±15 V. With operating efficiencies up to 89% and 5,000 Vdc input to output isolation, converters are certified to IEC/EN 60601-1 and ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 with CE marking for Low Voltage and RoHS2 Directives. Zero-load power draw is less than 0.2 W. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Transient Voltage Surge Protectors employ nanotechnology.

August 27, 2015

Supplied in surface mount packaging for space-limited applications, HSP Series is constructed with nanotechnology and ceramic-based compound. Multilayer varistors feature high voltage withstand of 250–300 Vac and high surge current withstand of 200–800 A, dependent on package size. Meeting IEC61000-4-5 standard, devices are suited for LED lighting applications as well as power boards, base stations, AC power supplies, industry equipment, and controllers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Drivers feature multi-unit RFID wireless programming.

August 27, 2015

Providing 50 W of power in 4.13 x 2.87 x 1.06 in. package, MESO 50 Series features worldwide AC input voltage range of 120/230/277 Vac. RFID wireless programming enables simultaneous feature-set programming of multiple devices without need to turn on unit or remove product from packaging. In addition to <20% THD, >0.9 PF at any nominal input voltage, and 5 kV surge protection, drivers offer multiple dimming options, including Analog 0–10 V, Digital control via DALI or PWM, and Push Dimming. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

AC/DC 300 W Switching Power Supplies serve medical applications.

August 27, 2015

Available in open frame, L-bracket styles or configured with cover-and-fan assembly, 3 x 6 x 1.5 in. PM301 Series offers universal 90–264 Vac input, active PFC, and 7 output voltages from 12–48 Vdc. Operating range is 0 to +70°C, and MTBF is 250,000 hr at full load and 25°C ambient. Additional features include BF Class insulation, operation up to 5,000 m, <220 µA leakage, and power fail detect signal. Certifications cover medical, data networking, computer, and telecom applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Multiband 400 MHz Transceiver comes in compact SMD package.

August 25, 2015

Targeting telemetry, remote control, and industrial applications, Circuit Design STD-601 offers 6 selectable RF power output levels from 1–50 mW, 5 selectable data rates from 1,200–19,200 bps, and 4 selectable frequency bands: 429, 434, 447, and 458 MHz. Narrowband, blocking, and sensitivity features suit rugged, noisy industrial environments where good channel selectivity is required. Consuming 35 mA typ (TX 10 mW, 3 V), 20 x 32 x 5 mm SMD unit offers 600 m LOS communication range at 10 mW.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Battery Charger provides back-up power in 6 minutes.

August 24, 2015

Capable of fast charging in 6 minutes through 12 V car cigarette lighter, mPower FastCharge delivers back-up power for cell phones, tablets, and cameras. Unit also includes LED flashlight and provides mobile, portable electronic charging when no wall power is available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low-Power PMICs enable efficient energy harvesting.

August 21, 2015

With startup power of 1.2 µW and consumption current as low as 250 nA, single-chip Energy Harvesting PMICs enable tiny, solar-powered wireless sensors for IoT applications. Fully integrated products can be used with solar cells as small as 1 cm² and are suited for battery-less Wireless Sensor Nodes (WSNs) that monitor physical and environmental conditions. Functionality enables efficient harvesting from sunlight, vibrations, and thermal variations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Class 2 Transformers come in 200/230 Vac input configurations.

August 20, 2015

Designed as drop in replacements, 38 Class 2-approved input configurations of Class 2 transformers offer power ratings from 5–40 VA. Designs are available with multiple primary and secondary windings, inherently or non-inherently limited (for externally fused applications) for PCB mount, solder/quick connect terminals and lead wires. Protected from fire and electric shock, transformers feature Class F (155°C) insulation system and UL 94V0 flammability rating. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Photovoltaic Modules feature double-glass design.

August 20, 2015

Encapsulated using 2.5 mm thick tempered glass on both sides with frameless design, 60-cell multi-Si Modules are weatherproof for deployment in extreme environments with high temperature/humidity, wind, salt, and arid conditions. Modules are based on IEC standard for 1,500 V system with no greater than 2.5% power degradation in first year followed by linear annual degradation rate of 0.5%. In addition to passing IEC61215 and IEC61730 reliability tests, modules obtained TUV SUD certifications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Class 2 Transformers come in 200/230 Vac input configurations.

August 19, 2015

With 5–40 VA power ratings, Class 2 Transformers are available with primary and secondary windings, inherently or non-inherently limited for PCB mount, solder/quick connect terminals, and lead wires. Units feature Class F (155°C) insulation system, UL 94V0 flammability rating, and high safety isolation with no shielding required. Hipot tested at 2,500 V, transformers are suited for HVAC-R, pumps, heating equipment, pools/spas, household appliances, and motor controls. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Power Supply Units support PMBus communications.

August 19, 2015

Capable of achieving 92% efficiency, 1U Xsolo Series includes both convection-cooled 504 W (6.8 W/in.³) model with open-frame U-channel form factor, and enclosed, fan-cooled chassis version that delivers 1,008 W (13.6 W/in.³). Units with optional I2C digital interface can be remotely monitored by system supervisory equipment utilizing PMBus protocols. Standard features include nominal output voltages of 24 V and 48 V, 12 V/300 mA isolated bias supply, remote on/off, and parallel operation. 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pluggable SPD increases rack-mount enclosure protection density.

August 19, 2015

Designed for DIN rail-mounting, VAL-MS BE/O surge protective device (SPD) has 2U (3.5 in.) high base element that enables up to 24 units in 2U high, 19 in. wide rack enclosure. Orthogonal base element is designed for both AC and DC applications, and base element accepts all Phoenix Contact VAL-MS series of pluggable SPDs. Each SPD has LED status light on front, pluggable interface through enclosure face, and wiring straight out of back. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low Voltage Input Converter suits military vehicles.

August 13, 2015

Measuring 19 x 45 x 83 mm, KCOBRA150 operates from 6–32 Vdc input and provides 0.8–28 Vdc output at 150 W in temperatures ranging from -46 to 90°C. Low voltage input capability prevents converter from turning off when vehicle's engine is cranking, ensuring continuous operation of electronic equipment connected to output. Convection-cooled, non-isolated unit can operate up to 51,000 ft altitude and 1,500 ft below sea level in humid conditions ranging from 5–95% RH non-condensing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

USB Charging Module offers portable power for mobile devices.

August 13, 2015

Requiring only 0.8 in. of DIN-rail space, USB Charging Module features wide input voltage range of 10–30 Vdc and provides output from 5 V to 1.5 A max. Unit is equipped with regulated power supply and dedicated charge port controller with over-current shutdown protection. Auto-detect feature monitors USB data line voltage and automatically provides appropriate electrical signature to charge compliant devices in industrial and in-vehicle applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

USB Wall Plug Adapters meet Level VI standards.

August 13, 2015

Featuring 2.56 x 1.42 x 0.89 in. footprint, 5 Watt Models SWI5-5-N-I38 and SWI5-5-E-I38 deliver 5 Vdc single regulated outputs with universal input voltage from 90~264 Vac. Both feature no load power consumption of <0.075 W and provide over voltage, over current, and short circuit protections. SWI5-5-N-I38 has input blades for North American and Japanese applications, while SWI5-5-E-I38 has European input blades. Applications include media players, e-readers, GPS, and other mobile devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Li-Ion Battery Monitoring LSI is designed for compact equipment.

August 11, 2015

Supplied in 9 x 9 mm package, ML5233 offers overcharge detection accuracy of ±15 mV per each cell. This 10-cell li-ion battery monitoring LSI, which consumes 25 µA typ and 0.1 µA typ during power down, is suited for battery protection systems in portable equipment. Along with temperature and short-circuit current detection circuits, multiple abnormality detection and protection features are standard. Two LSIs can be combined to support up 20 cells in series and up to 72 V. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Li-Ion Battery replaces lead-acid batteries, increases power.

August 11, 2015

Used in military vehicles, Xcelion 6T™ provides equivalent power of two lead-acid batteries for life extension as well as weight and volume reduction. This 28 V, 60 Ah lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery system is sized to dimensions of traditional lead-acid battery to facilitate installation into vehicle and provides power for starting, lights, and ignition as well as safety-critical devices during silent watch missions. CANBus communications relays critical information. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Sealed Power Supplies eliminate need for enclosures.

August 7, 2015

IP67 SCP-X, available in 100 W and dual 100 W models, mounts directly on machines or as freestanding components on production line and can power 1–4 loads. While 100 W model has one output of 3.8 A at 24 Vdc, dual 100 W models have quad output of 7.6 A at 24 Vdc (3.8 A max per pair) and eliminate need for splitters or additional wiring to power up to 4 loads. Product occupies 4.7 x 7 in. footprint and does not require enclosure or fan. Shock-absorbing, self-sealed enclosure carries IP67 rating. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Current DC/DC Buck Converters support AVS, reduced EMI.

August 7, 2015

Integrating power MOSFETs respectively supporting 20 and 30 A continuous output current, SWIFT™ TPS544B25 and TPS544C25 come in 40-pin, 5 x 7 x 1 mm PowerStack™ QFN packages and drive ASICs in space-constrained and power-dense applications. Features include 0.5% reference-voltage accuracy, full differential remote-voltage sensing, PMBus interface for adaptive voltage scaling (AVS), and frequency synchronization to external clock. Latter eliminates beat noise and reduces EMI. Read More