Kemet Offers Supercapacitor Development Kit

Greenville, S.C. – KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced the release of its Supercapacitor Development Balancing Kit. This kit complements the KEMET S301 Supercapacitor and includes a 2-stage active balancing circuit to ensure that voltage across each Supercapacitor cell is approximately equal. Typical applications include product validation, prototyping, low…

Linear Tech Delivers High-Efficiency Buck Converter

Milpitas, Calif. — Linear Technology offers the LTC3638, a 140-V input-capable high efficiency buck converter that delivers up to 250mA of continuous output current.  It operates from an input voltage range of 4V to 140V, which makes it suitable for telecom, industrial, avionic and automotive applications. The devices are available in industrial, automotive, and military…

Renata Expands Li-Polymer Battery Line

Dallas, Tex. – The Renata Batteries division of the Swatch Group (Switzerland) recently added three battery packs to its family of lithium polymer batteries that offer new size and higher power capacity options for portable medical, industrial, and consumer electronics applications. “Since introducing the ICP Series lithium-polymer family of rechargeable battery packs, Renata has continued…

CES 2014: It’s More Than Gadgets

Everyone knows the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is all about showcasing the latest and greatest electronic gadgets. Sure 4K ultra HD (UHD) TVs are pretty amazing, and so are the curved TVs, as well as some of the wearable devices and tablets crammed with all kinds of functionality. But these devices wouldn’t exist without…

EPS’ December Hot Products

This month’s top product picks are all related to efficiency. These products, ranging from MOSFETs to transceivers, deliver energy, power or system efficiency, and in some cases, significant power savings across several industries. In addition, many of these devices are housed in small packages to save board space. Let’s start with Vishay’s Si8851EDB TrenchFET p-channel Gen…

EPS’ November Hot Products

Here is Electronics Purchasing Strategies’ selection of 10 hot products for November that truly fall into the category of tiny components. These devices can be used in a variety of applications, ranging from mobile phones and hearing aids to military systems and networking equipment.