Dialog Semiconductors Enters White Goods Market

London, UK – Dialog Semiconductor plc has entered the white goods sector with the launch of two power control integrated circuits that address reliability while reducing bill-of-materials (BOM) costs without compromising power supply performance. The expanded power conversion portfolio now includes AC/DC AccuSwitch PWM controllers that use primary-side regulation to eliminate the need for optocouplers,…

APS Releases 100-W LED Power Supply

Advanced Power Solutions (APS) has released the MBC100 series of 100-watt (W) LED power supplies for high-bay lighting applications. The MBC-100 family features five models offering constant current operation ranging from 960 to 2800 mA. All models feature a 90-305VAC input range, 91% efficiency, -40˚C to 70˚C convection cooled operation, and OVP/OCP/OTP protection circuits. The…

Acopian Narrow Profile Power Supplies Meet UL, CE Standards

Easton, Pa. – The Narrow Profile power supply series from Acopian Power Supplies is now certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment) and UL 508 (Industrial Control Equipment). The series also meets the requirements of CE marking.  The single-output switching regulated AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies provide up to 288 watts (W) of output power, and operate…

Triple Threat Components – Small, High Performance, and Cost Savers

Purchasers and designers, who are involved in the evaluation of new components and technologies, are always looking for the highest performing parts that can help save board space and reduce costs in their next-generation designs. Some of the latest electronic components rolled out in the market deliver in all areas by saving board space, reducing…

DC-DC Converters Deliver Higher Efficiency, Space Savings & Lower Cost

Next-generation products in high-reliability markets including medical, military and industrial along with innovations in telecommunications and wireless technologies are driving increased demand for high-efficiency DC power systems. These application areas are driving plenty of opportunities for DC-DC converters and modules that can deliver high efficiency, high power density, small footprints/low profiles, and a wide input…

GE DC-DC Converters Deliver High Efficiency

Dallas, Tex. — GE’s Critical Power business has expanded its Orca*-series of isolated, board-mounted power amplifier modules with the new ERCW003A6R 100-watt, one-eighth brick DC-DC converters. The high-efficiency converters provide a typical efficiency of 93 percent at full load and a nominal output voltage of 28 volts. They provide high-voltage and high-power applications with up to 3.6 amperes…

SynQor Develops DC-DC Converters for Railways

SynQor has added two higher power DC-DC converters to its RailQor line.  These new converters triple the usable power in the quarter-brick footprint to 150 W, and increase the power capability by five times to 252 W in the half-brick package. These ruggedized board-mountable and isolated DC-DC converters use synchronous rectification to achieve power conversion efficiencies up to 91 percent at full load…

TI Nano Modules Deliver Small Power Supply Designs

Dallas, Tex. — Texas Instruments (TI) has launched four new SIMPLE SWITCHER nano power modules that the company claims to redefine power supply design for space-constrained applications. The 17-V and 5-V modules feature high performance in the industry’s smallest packages, as small as 30 mm2. The new modules also expand the SIMPLE SWITCHER line to address 100-mA…