Renesas to Acquire Intersil for $3.2B

Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Intersil Corporation (“Intersil”, NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Renesas to acquire Intersil for US$22.50 per share in cash, representing an aggregate equity value of approximately US$3.2 billion…

Excelsys Enhances Online Power Supply Configurator

Excelsys Technologies, market leader in modular user-configurable power supplies and platforms, has enhanced its online Power Supply Configurator to align with the newly introduced CoolX Series of 600W convection-cooled power supplies. It has also added options for searching for new capabilities, features and functions offered by their very successful Xgen, UltiMod and Xsolo product lines. The enhanced…

Mouser Stocks TE Connectivity FORGE Drawer Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking FORGE drawer modular power connectors from TE Connectivity (TE), a global leader in connectivity and sensors. This new tooling platform provides designers of power systems and electrical hardware a wide variety of configurations, providing engineers with more flexibility in design. With its selection of contacts and module configurations, FORGE…

Mouser Supplies Molex USB Type-C Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking USB Type-C solutions from Molex. These new space-saving receptacles and plugs — as well as cable options, now orderable from Mouser — provide data, power, and audio/video connectivity and transmission in a single solution. The connectors are fully compliant with USB Type-C specifications and are designed to be small enough for handheld devices yet robust enough for automotive and industrial applications.…

Innodisk Releases DDR4 Industrial Modules

Taipei, Taiwan – Innodisk, the service-driven flash and DRAM module provider, introduces the industry’s first DDR4 wide temperature module series designed for industrial platforms and applications for harsh environments. Supporting the Intel Skylake H/S/U and Broadwell platform, the DDR4 wide temperature module series is JEDEC compliant and offers up to 30% higher performance with 20%…

Newark element14 Stocks Molex Ultra-Fit Connectors

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has introduced the addition of the Molex Ultra-Fit™ range of high-density, low-mating force power connectors, with a maximum 14A rating and only 3.5mm pitch, to its product portfolio. This small-sized yet power-dense range of connectors eliminates same-circuit-size cross mating, optimizes space saving and facilitates easier assembly. It is suited for applications in industrial, telecommunications,…

Intersil LDO Regulators Deliver 50% Lower Dropout

Milpitas, Calif. – Intersil Corporation offers two new high-performance, single-output low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators that tout best-in-class dropout and transient performance for noise sensitive loads. The ISL80510 and ISL80505 deliver 1-A and 0.5-A of continuous output current and ultra-low-dropout of 130 mV and 45 mV at full load, respectively. The ISL80510 LDO regulator’s maximum dropout is nearly…