Electrical Regulators

ABB Wins Offshore Contracts Worth $150 Million

Electrical systems will provide reliable power for new deepwater drilling rigs Houston, Texas, December 3, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won six contracts collectively worth more than $150 million to supply main electrical systems for drilling rigs and drill-ships built in Asia. The orders were booked during the third quarter of 2008. Among the new orders...

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Electronic Boards

PMC I/O Module employs reconfigurable Virtex-5 FPGA.

Featuring Xilinx® Virtex(TM)-5 FPGA with hard core PowerPC block, PMC-VFX module enables users to offload CPU-intensive operations such as video/3D data processing or floating-point math for system performance. It offers DDR2 DRAM and dual-port SRAM for high-speed DMA transfer to PCI bus. PMC base card provides 64 I/O channels or 32 LVDS lines accessible via P4 rear connectors, while...

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Controls and Controllers

Beam Controller enables precise laser alignment.

Suited for critical applications, Focus(TM) 8780 GuideStar(TM) 4-Axis beam stabilization controller with integrated driver and MPU corrects laser beam misalignments arising from various factors. Focus USB-compatible position-sensing detectors and set-and-forget Picomotor(TM) actuated motorized mirror mounts provide complete beam control solution. Along with auto-configuration utility, controller...

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Modules

BradCommunications(TM) SST(TM) PLC Communication Modules Updated to Provide Users with Enhanced Functionality

New features added to AS-Interface, Modbus and PROFIBUS modules Lisle, IL - November 19th, 2008 - Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX AND MOLXA), announces new features added to its BradCommunications(TM) SST(TM) PLC communication modules. BradCommunications SST PLC communication modules provide the interface required for a Rockwell Automation® PLC controller to connect to specific industrial...

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Intersil Releases Samples of 10A, Highly Integrated Power Module Featuring PWM, Drivers, MOSFETs and Inductor in a Tiny QFN Package
Power Supplies

Intersil Releases Samples of 10A, Highly Integrated Power Module Featuring PWM, Drivers, MOSFETs and Inductor in a Tiny QFN Package

ISL8201M DC/DC Module Has 4.5V to 20V Input Voltage Range, 0.6V to 5V Output Range And 10A Current Capability in a 15mm x 15mm x 3.5mm QFN Package ELECTRONICA, Munich, November 12, 2008 - Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors, today announced the development of the ISL8201M, a highly integrated...

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New Davis-Standard EPIC III Equipped with Remote Diagnostic Capability
Controls and Controllers

New Davis-Standard EPIC III Equipped with Remote Diagnostic Capability

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)--Davis-Standard customers who purchase an EPIC III supervisory control system in 2009 will now have access to remote diagnostics and troubleshooting via a secure Internet connection. The REACT (REmote ACcess Technology) system, standard on all new EPIC III systems, will enable Davis-Standard process engineers and technicians to support customers worldwide in real-time without a...

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Mass Flow Controller offers stainless steel flange mounting.
Controls and Controllers

Mass Flow Controller offers stainless steel flange mounting.

With accuracy of ±1% of FS and repeatability of ±0.2% of FS, Max-Trak® Model 180 + Flanges is available with 316 stainless steel (ANSI or DIN) flange mounting for gas flow rates up to 1,000 SLPM (pipe sizes up to 1 in.). It features linear design, platinum sensor technology, and can communicate to user workstation via RS-232, RS-485, or one of 4 analog signals. NEMA 6/IP67 rated...

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Buck PWM Regulator supports input voltage range up to 24 V.
Switches

Buck PWM Regulator supports input voltage range up to 24 V.

High-performance, 24 V, 2 A standard buck PWM regulator, ISL8500 is suited for applications in set-top-boxes, LCD displays, industrial measurement, and automation. PWM controller drives internal switching N-Channel power MOSFET that generates output voltage from 0.6-19 V when used with external Schottky diode. Housed in 4 x 3 mm DFN package, product switches at fixed frequency of 500 kHz and is...

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Accelerometer is suited for underwater vibration measurement.
Controls and Controllers

Accelerometer is suited for underwater vibration measurement.

With sensitivity of 100 mV/g, Model 3217A features shear design ceramic seismic elements and is designed for submersible applications, with factory molded urethane boot and urethane cable. On-board miniature IC amplifier converts high impedance voltage signals from crystal to lower impedance level, which allows instrument to drive long cables with negligible signal loss. Weighing only 5 g,...

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Power MOSFETs offer TurboFET(TM) technology.
Modules

Power MOSFETs offer TurboFET(TM) technology.

Utilizing charge balanced drain structure to lower gate charge by up to 45% for lower switching losses and faster switching, Gen III TrenchFET® power MOSFETs include two 20 V and two 30 V n-channel devices. They feature on-resistance times gate charge FOM down to 76.6 mWnC at 4.5 V and 117.60 mWnC at 10 V. 30-V TurboFET models Si7718DN, and Si7784DP offer gate charge of 13.7 nC at 4.5 V and...

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