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STMicroelectronics – Power controller for LED lighting offers high power factor, efficiency and reliability

Operating directly from the rectified mains, STMicroelectronics’ HVLED001A quasi-resonant controller for LED lighting integrates both high- and low-voltage circuitry on the same chip, eliminating the cost of external high- voltage components. Offering a high power factor greater than 0.9, low total harmonic distortion of less than 10%, and high conversion efficiency of more than 90%, […]


NXP – Families of ARM core-based MCUs optimised for motor- and power-control applications

The Kinetis® V series of MCUs from NXP Semiconductors, based on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+, Cortex-M4 and Cortex-M7 cores, are intended for use in a wide range of motor- control and digital power-conversion applications. Drawing on NXP’s extensive expertise in motor and power control, the Kinetis V series MCUs enable system developers to realise secure, connected, […]