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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Ballard's Protonex Subsidiary Demonstrates UAV Propulsion System with Boeing Insitu

April 29, 2016

VANCOUVER and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA, - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) announced that the company's subsidiary, Protonex, has delivered prototype PEM (proton exchange membrane) fuel cell propulsion modules to Insitu, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for use in its ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The ScanEagle platform has logged over 800,000 flight hours in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

TMEIC to Supply New 1500V Solar Ware® Samurai Inverters for 30MW U.S. Project

April 29, 2016

ROANOKE, Va., – Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) announces its first order of the newest inverters in the Solar Ware® Samurai Series from juwi Inc. juwi's Bison Solar 30MW project in Wellington, Colorado includes 12 units of the Samurai Series 1500Vdc, 2700kW / 2700kVA inverters. The 225-acre site located in Northern Colorado will provide energy... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

In Vacuum Amplifier works with vacuum UV silicon diodes.

April 29, 2016

High-vacuum-compatible, current-to-voltage converting amplifier 671MX is intended for use with vacuum UV silicon photodiodes. With integral socketed photodiode mount, combination detector/amplifier hybrid can be used to measure small photo-generated currents with resolutions of 10 fA and dynamic ranges of 4 orders of magnitude. Solution consists of low-noise op-amp with selectable feedback resistor. Latter is also socketed and can be changed to match gain/dynamic range requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro-Inverters for Lighting are qualified for loads up to 35 W.

April 29, 2016

By providing selectable 120 or 277 Vac emergency power to connected load up to 35 W, IIS-35-I allows operation of LED, fluorescent, or incandescent fixtures with full light output in emergency mode. LED loads are qualified for up to 35 W (NEMA 410), and product also carries UL listings for USA and Canada. Along with replaceable integral battery, features include up to 250 ft remote mounting capability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-DC Converters provide 30-year operational life.

April 29, 2016

Featuring convection-cooled design, BHT-319R-F4 Series delivers 300 W continuous output power over -40 to +85°C range without derating. Railway-quality units accept inputs of 72, 96, and 110 Vdc, while industrial-quality models accept inputs of 24, 48, 110, or 125 Vdc. Both deliver 24, 48, 72, 125 Vdc or custom output voltage. In addition to over-voltage, overload, and short circuit protection, converters include thermal shutdown with automatic recovery. Input to output isolation is 3,000 Vdc. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

L-com Releases Serial and USB Converters, Repeaters and Hubs

April 28, 2016

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a series of industrial RS232/422/485 repeaters and converters as well as a series of industrial USB hubs, converters and isolators. The addition of these new serial and USB connectivity products complements L-com's existing line... Read More

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

ATX Power Supply features built-in 24 V battery charger.

April 28, 2016

Featuring 90–264 Vac universal input with active PFC, Model TMPC-550U provides DC voltage outputs and max loads of +3.3 V/20 A, +5 V/20 A, triple +12 V/16 A, -12 V/0.5 A, and +5 Vsb/3 A for standby purposes. Maximum total output power is 550 W, with combined output of +3.3 V and +5 V limited to 120 W. Measuring 140 x 150 x 86 mm, medical-grade power supply comes with standard output cableset, which includes 24-pin ATX motherboard, PCI-E, 4-pin Molex, and SATA power connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Desktop Power Adapters feature universal 3-wire input.

April 27, 2016

With inputs from 115–230 Vac, PSA120U Series is available in 5 DC output voltages of 12, 24, 48, 54, and 56 V. Units are compliant with US DOE Level VI and European Union CoC V5 Tier 2 energy efficiency standards. Housed in 5.98 x 2.88 x 1.45 in. non-vented, spill-proof case, 120 W adapters operate from 0–40°C and include built-in over-voltage, over-load, over-temperature, and short-circuit protections. Products are suited for industrial, networking, peripheral, and test and measurement devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wi-Fi I/O Module provides 14-channel relay output.

April 27, 2016

Featuring WLAN connection that complies with IEEE802.11b/g standards, Model WFM-R14 enables wireless connectivity to be incorporated into monitoring and control systems. Unit also supports Modbus TCP and UDP protocols and network encryption configuration. With 2-channel Form A power relay output and 12-channel Form C power relay output, WFM-R14 can be used with other remote I/O and PLC’s and SCADA systems. Module can trigger alarms, fans, heaters, and other relay output devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

UPS-Ready Medical Grade ATX Power Supply integrates 24 V charger.

April 25, 2016

Operating from 90–264 Vac universal input with active PFC (24 Vdc alternatively), Intel® Haswell™ compatible TMPC-550U provides DC voltage outputs and max loads of +3.3 V/20 A, +5 V/20 A, triple +12 V/16 A, -12 V/0.5 A, and +5 Vsb/3 A and offers 550 W max total output power. Single 24 V or two 12 V lead-acid batteries in series can be connected to TMPC-550U to be used as interruptible power source with 400 W backup power. RoHS-compliant, 140 x 150 x 86 mm unit also has USB 2.0 interface. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile Tool-Kit for Live Audio Transmission

April 22, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Future Electronics Promotes 3A Adaptive COT Synchronous DC-DC Buck Converters from Diodes Inc

April 22, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of AP65352/353 3A adaptive COT synchronous DC-DC buck converters from Diodes Inc. The AP65352/353 is an adaptive, constant on-time mode synchronous buck converte providing high efficiency, excellent transient response and high DC output accuracy... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Programmable DC Power Supplies offer extended range.

April 21, 2016

Featuring 1U design measuring 1.73 x 8.82 x 10.30 in., BENCH XR Series includes 5 models with output power to 600 W, DC output current to 33 A, and DC output voltage to 400 V. Units feature full digital control, SCPI compliant USB with LabVIEW driver and analog control ports, digital encoders, and wireless digital remote sense. Embedded 12-bit D/A and A/D converters provide accurate controlling and reporting of both voltage and current, making series suited for bench-top and ATE applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

UPC Codes Now Available for DLS Chargers

April 20, 2016

UPC codes are now available for the IOTA DLS Series, making handling and transactions for DLS chargers and converters simpler for IOTA distributors. The UPC codes will be appearing on DLS packaging in the near future. If you are interested in obtaining a complete list of IOTA's UPC codes for the DLS Series, simply contact IOTA Customer Service Representative Mariette Kehm at Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wide-Input Non-Isolated DC/DC Converters provide negative outputs.

April 20, 2016

Capable of operating from +9 to +40 V input, 75 W-rated i6AN series delivers output voltage that can be adjusted from -3.3 to -30 V and output current up to 8 A. Negative output, non-isolated, step-down DC/DC converters have 1/16th brick form factor (33 x 22.9 x 12.7 mm) and offer efficiencies up to 94%. Along with -40 to +125°C ambient operation (even with low airflow), features include positive or negative logic remote on-off, remote sense, and various protections. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Open Power Units comply with EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV.

April 19, 2016

Pre-installed with Tier 4F/Stage IV after-treatment components, engine cooling system, air and fuel filters, and mounting brackets, EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV PowerPac units are available for 214–543 hp TAD87XVE, TAD117XVE, and TAD137XVE engine models. Integration facilitates and accelerates installation, without custom engineering, in OEM machines. Units utilize Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, which complies with Tier 4F/Stage IV emission limits without separate DPF or DOC. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC/DC Desktop Power Supplies feature Level VI efficiency.

April 18, 2016

Enclosed in slim 1 in. 94V-0 plastic case with either IEC320/C14 or IEC310/C6 AC inlet, PUP121/PUP136 Series accepts input voltage range of 90–264 Vac and offers single outputs of 12, 19, 24, 48, and 54 Vdc. Both inlets mate with interchangeable cords for worldwide operation. With 0–40°C full load operating temperature, 96–135 Watt ITE power supplies feature PFC circuitry, no load power consumption less than 0.21 W, and 100% burn-in at full rated load. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Compact Medium-Power Planar Transformer has >99% typ efficiency.

April 15, 2016

Offering 1–3 kW from 70 x 53 x 22 mm package, Vishay Sfernice PLA51 is optimized for DC/DC power converters, on-board chargers for electric vehicles, UPS, power control cooling units, and solar inverters. RoHS-compliant product, offered in full-bridge, half-bridge, and forward power supply topologies, features 50–400 kHz frequency range, -55 to +125°C operational range (with heatsink dissipation), and tapped outputs that facilitate connection. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Heat Sinks cool brick DC/DC converters and power modules.

April 15, 2016

Able to reduce junction temperatures by >20%, maxiFLOW™ heat sinks enable full, half, quarter, and one-eighth brick DC/DC converters to be used at maximum operating temperature for optimum performance on PCBs. Spread fin heat sink design maximizes cooling performance in low-airflow environments by reducing pressure drop on passing air and providing increased surface area for heat spreading and convection cooling. Products come with Philips head screw sets in 5, 6, and 8 mm lengths. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Non-Isolated Wide Range DC/DC Converters provide negative outputs.

April 15, 2016

Operating from +9 to +40 V input, i6AN non-isolated DC/DC step-down converter series delivers output adjustable from -3.3 to -30 V and currents up to 8 A from 1/16th brick form factor measuring 33 x 22.9 x 12.7 mm. Efficiencies range up to 94%, and operating range is -40 to +125°C. Along with output voltage adjustment pin, features include positive or negative logic remote on-off, remote sense, 75 W max output, and input under-voltage, over-current, and thermal protection. Read More