Electronic Components

Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Energy Storage System supports battery and mechanical options.

April 29, 2016

As fully integrated energy storage system (ESS) tailored to developers' and end-users' power and energy needs, NPS ESS features FP2000 FlexPhase power conversion system. DC voltage optimization capabilities support effective use with Flow, Lithium, Lead Acid, or any other chemical battery as well as such mechanical storage options as flywheels. While output power ranges from 125–2,000 kVA, duration of rated power can be configured from 15 min to 4 hr. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Services

ANSYS Simulation Solutions Bolster ARM Energy-Efficient IP For Internet of Things and Cloud Servers

April 28, 2016

ANSYS power, noise and reliability solutions assist power-efficient IP design for ARM PITTSBURGH - ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) has licensed its engineering simulation software tools to ARM (LON: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMH), the world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) company for power efficiency, performance and reliability. The agreement will aid the ARM ecosystem and ARM® processor... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Drop-in Mounting Kits for LVDT Replacement Make it Unnecessary to Design New Mounting Schemes for Position Sensors on GE Steam Turbines

April 28, 2016

Moorestown, New Jersey - Alliance Sensors Group  is offering a system for drop-in mounting their PGHD series LVDTs for use on GE steam turbines that currently utilize GE’s inductive valve position sensors. These mounting kits utilize the same hole spacing and produce the same center height as the existing GE sensors. They are available for mounting a either a single PGHD LVDT or a... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

GaN FET Power Stage minimizes power loss.

April 28, 2016

With integrated driver, 12 A/600 V Model LMG3410 is suited for hard-switching applications where it can reduce switching losses by as much as 80%. Single-channel device integrates built-in intelligence for temperature, current, and UVLO fault protection. Zero reverse-recovery current benefits totem-pole PFC and LLC topologies to maximize power density and efficiency. Compared to discrete GaN solutions, power stage's 8 x 8 mm QFN package minimizes power loss, component voltage stress, and EMI. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

PV Energy Storage System aids cold storage facilities, markets.

April 28, 2016

Bundling thermal energy storage with rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, Solar Energy Storage™ delivers 24/7 green energy management for cold storage facilities, supermarkets, and utilities. System stores thermal energy and deploys it during peak demand, in evening, or any time of non-generation. This reduces renewable variability; provides buffer of green, on-demand energy storage; and helps stabilize grid. System lasts at least 20 years or life of facility with minimal maintenance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Class 2 Transformers support inputs from 380-600 Vac.

April 28, 2016

Covering power ratings from 5–40 VA, transformers designed as drop-in replacement to existing brands come in 38 Class 2-approved input configurations. Products 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. Along with Class F (155°C) insulation system, features include UL 94V0 flammability rating and optional touch safe lead connections. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepping Motor Driver can run 2 motors simultaneously.

April 28, 2016

With 2-channel drive function, Model TC78S122FNG can run 2 stepping motors independently in high-voltage, low-power MOS process. Bipolar IC also provides interface for driving brushed DC motors, enabling use of stepping motors and brushed DC motors together in 6 combinations. Channels can be paralleled to double power handling. Housed in HTSSOP package with max ratings of 40 V and 2 A, device offers singe-, half-, and quarter-step driving capability for torque-speed tradeoff flexibility. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Graphics System Uses Single Core for High Performance Video Processing

April 27, 2016

Chatsworth, Calif. – At Aviation Electronics Europe (AEE) this month, Aitech Defense Systems Inc. and CoreAVI will be exhibiting a demo of a high performance graphics system that captures images with an extremely low latency of two frames.  All video throughput runs under VxWorks on a single core of a 12-core T4240 processor, keeping the remaining 11 cores free for other processing tasks. ... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

SWIR InGaAs Linear Array delivers low read noise.

April 27, 2016

Designed for spectroscopy and machine vision, 1024L1-12.5-T provides 1,024 x 1 resolution with 12.5 micron pitch and delivers read noise of <550e- for 250 µm tall pixel. Suppression circuit achieves read noise levels down to to <100e- for certain spectroscopy applications. Able to image Vis and SWIR bands with response from 0.4&ndash;1.7 µm, product integrates digital ROIC chip and 14-bit ADCs. Latter maximizes dynamic range (>6000:1) and minimizes noise while delivering 34 klines/s at 1024 elements. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Front End Sensor Interface simplifies sensor conditioning.

April 27, 2016

Available in QFN package with 3.5 x 3.5 mm footprint, XR18910 connects analog sensors to MCU or FPGA with embedded ADC and provides 14-bit signal path linearity. Onboard 10-bit DAC offers ±560 mV offset correction and allows independent offset value for each of 8 differential inputs, programmable gain instrumentation amplifier offers 8 fixed-gain settings from 2&ndash;760V/V, and integrated LDO provides regulated 3 or 2.65 V to power sensors. Controlled is via I²C serial interface. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Safe Dual-Mode LED Tube meets UL OOLV and IFAR standards.

April 27, 2016

In addition to meeting UL IFAR safety standards for troffer retrofit applications (UL E325073) fifth generation G5 SureFit DBA LED tube meets UL OOLV (Type A/Type B) safety standards (UL 479597) for direct-fit operation with ballast and direct-wire operation on line voltage. Product consumes 15 W and operates on most Instant Start and Rapid Start ballasts. Along with 180° beam angle, features include safety switch on endcaps. Design facilitates driver replacement.<br /> Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Pulsed Laser Diode features integrated micro lens.

April 27, 2016

Hermetically sealed in 9 mm package for harsh environmental conditions, 905 nm Model CVN 63-90ECL offers far-field beam pattern with equivalent divergence values (8 x 8° FWHM) for both Fast (perpendicular) and Slow (parallel) axes of emission. Unit features peak power of 75 W (min), pulse width of 100 ns (typ), and typical drive current of 30 A. Operating at 25°C, RoHS-compliant device is suited for demanding military tasks such as field-deployed range finders. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Altera Demonstrates Ultra High Definition (UHD) Solutions at NAB; Offering a Path to Virtualized Studio Infrastructure

April 26, 2016

Altera delivers FPGAs, 4K60 Video Processing, Connectivity Interfaces and Accelerated H.265 CODEC solutions San Jose, Calif. — Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, is demonstrating its field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for broadcast and ProAV markets at  the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Conference being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, NV, from... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Pulse Discharge MLCCs deliver reliability in 200°C environments.

April 26, 2016

With 100% Pb-free, RoHS-compliant, and REACH-compliant base metal electrode dielectric system, Pulse Discharge Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors reliably deliver short-duration pulse generation in harsh environments typically associated with munitions and down-hole detonation circuitry. Uniformity of breakdown voltage performance increases reliability. Characteristics include discharge voltages of up to 3,500 V and capacitances up to 150 nF. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation-Tolerant Diode Array is designed for space applications.

April 26, 2016

Available in 20-pin ceramic SOIC package, LX7710 offers 8 diode pair channels engineered for satellites and other space applications. Connected diode pairs provide redundant protection should one fail in short circuit event. Within IC, ESD-protected diodes offer 125 V min breakdown voltage and handle up to 700 mA continuous current. Integrated solution is also screened to meet MIL-PRF-38535 Class V or Class B requirements. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Promotes SM712 Series TVS Diode Arrays from Littelfuse

April 25, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate shipping availability of the SM712 Series of TVS diode arrays from Littelfuse, optimized for RS-485 port protection and offering 50% higher power handling capability. Littelfuse's SM712 series TVS Diode Array (SPA® Diodes) was created for protecting RS-485... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Services

Future Electronics Promotes NXP's PTN5100, Industry's First USB-IF Compliant Type-C PD-PHY

April 25, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of the industry's first USB-IF compliant Type-C PD-PHY, from NXP.   PTN5100 is a single port USB Type-C power delivery (PD) PHY and Protocol IC that provides Type-C configuration channel interface and USB PD physical and protocol layer... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PFC Capacitors: Much Longer Life and Higher Energy Density

April 25, 2016

Extended service life of up to 200,000 hours 20 percent higher energy density of up to 11.8 kvar/l High maximum permissible inrush current of 500 times the rated current (plus 25 percent) Overpressure disconnector for all three phases TDK Corporation presents EPCOS PhaseCap® Energy – two new series of high power capacitors for power factor correction. These components are available with... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Latest Grid Resistors at 2016 IEEE PES T&D Conference and Expo

April 25, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. – Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be exhibiting its latest grid resistors for oil and gas, industrial, and renewable energy power systems at the 2016 IEEE PES TD Conference and Expo, the largest and most comprehensive show in the transmission and distribution industry. At the event, which will take place May 2-5 at the Dallas Convention... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Dimmable LED Driver IC incorporates 650 V MOSFET.

April 21, 2016

Combining 650 V, 2 &Omega; power MOSFET with quasi-resonant controller, Model IX9907N is optimized for off-line dimmable LED applications. High voltage IC features digital soft-start and foldback correction as well as cycle-by-cycle peak current control, driving LEDs with greater than 90% efficiency and power factor correction of over 98%. Available in 8-pin SOIC package, IC includes output over-current and over-voltage protection, over-temperature shutdown, and supply under-voltage lockout. Read More