AVX – New supercapacitors available in cylindrical cells and modules


AVX has introduced a new family of Electric Double-Layer Capacitor (EDLC) supercapacitors which combines low cost with high quality and stable production repeatability. The development of the new supercaps drew on AVX’s long experience of manufacturing supercapacitors – it has been producing the BestCap® range since 1997. The new EDLC single cells or series- connected […]

CUI INC – High-density AC-DC power supplies housed in low-profile open-frame packages


Featuring high power densities up to 30W/in3, the VOF series of AC-DC power supplies from CUI’s Power Group offers efficiency up to 94% and supports loads of up to 550W continuous power. The VOF-180 series, rated for 180W, has an open-frame package with an industry-standard 2” x 4” footprint and is 0.75” high. The 2” […]

CUI INC – New line of DC-DC converters offer reliable performance in renewable energy applications


CUI’s Power Group has announced a new line of DC-DC converter modules, the AE series, which provides for reliable operation in renewable energy applications. Available in board-mount, chassis-mount and DIN rail-mount configurations, the AE series offers power ratings of 5W, 10W, 15W and 40W. Devices in the series support a range of input voltages up […]

Diodes Incorporated – 150mA LDO ideal for portable equipment and USB power systems


The AP7380 series of Low Dropout (LDO) regulators introduced by Diodes Incorporated operates from a wide 3.5V to 24V input-voltage range and offers various fixed output-voltage options. The LDO consists of a voltage reference, an error amplifier, a resistor network for setting the output voltage, a current-limit circuit for over- current protection, and a chip-enable […]

Diodes Incorporated – 50V MOSFET gate-driver ICs for battery- powered BLDC motors


The DGD0506A and DGD0507A high-frequency gate-driver ICs introduced by Diodes Incorporated may be used to drive two external N-channel MOSFETs in a half-bridge configuration. A 50V rating suits a wide range of motor-driving requirements, especially battery-powered Brushless DC (BLDC) motors. Logic-level inputs from as low as 2.5V allow the DGD0506A and DGD0507A drivers to be […]

EATON – High-capacity ELDC module for use in automotive battery + supercapacitor designs


The XLR supercapacitor module from Eaton is a 166F energy-storage device which offers high power capability and the high reliability required in automotive applications. Eaton supercapacitors use an Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitor (EDLC) construction combined with proprietary materials and processes. The 166F XLR supercapacitor module is housed in a rugged 177mm x 421mm x 196mm package, […]

Littelfuse – New SiC MOSFET combines low switching losses, high efficiency and robust performance


Littelfuse has introduced its first Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFET. The LSIC1MO120E0080 has a voltage rating of 1,200V and offers ultra-low on-resistance of 80mΩ. Total gate charge is typically 95nC. It is optimised for high-frequency switching applications: its combination of very low switching losses and fast switching speed is far superior to the performance provided by […]

NXP – PMICs provide highly integrated power solution for MCUs or applications processors

NXP Semiconductors supplies a wide range of Power Management Integrated Circuits (PMICs), which provide high-performance power- management solutions for various applications in the automotive, consumer and industrial markets. Use of a PMIC provides a highly integrated alternative to the implementation of a circuit based on multiple discrete components. NXP PMICs integrate power management, system control, […]

ON Semiconductor – Buck regulator ICs with wide input-voltage range ideal for high-voltage PoL modules


ON Semiconductor supplies a family of synchronous PWM buck regulator ICs which share a common footprint, and which are notable for their high efficiency and thermal performance. The FAN65004B, rated for a maximum continuous current of 6A, the 8A FAN65005A and 10A FAN65008B products operate over a wide input-voltage range of 4.5V to 65V, stepping […]

Recom – 10W AC-DC converter modules housed in 2″ x 1″ case


RECOM has developed a low-cost new series of 10W AC-DC converters in a tiny 2′′ x 1′′ package which offer low power consumption over a wide load range. The RAC10-K/277 series of power supplies is especially suitable for today’s IoT systems, which can often spend long periods in a low-power standby mode. The RAC series […]