Power Schottky diodes enable improved circuit efficiency

GeneSiC Semiconductor's silicon carbide power Schottky diodes are now stocked by Digi-Key. The devices promote improved circuit efficiency for lower overall cost systems, lower switching losses and ease paralleling devices without therm

Digikey | 29-01-2015

Ultra-small high-accuracy voltage detectors suit automotive applications

Torex Semiconductor has developed a range of voltage detectors with a delay function and sense pin isolated external hysteresis adjustment, as well as an internal 100V surge voltage protection function. The ultra-small high-accuracy XC

Torex Semiconductor | 29-01-2015

New 500W convection-cooled power supply offers 92% efficiency

Excelsys Technologies has introduced the XS500 range of high-efficiency 500W convection-cooled AC/DC power supplies. With a typical efficiency of 92%, and exceptional performance over the entire load range the XS500 does not require any

Excelsys | 29-01-2015

Stand-alone lead acid battery balancing IC works with up to four 12V batteries in series

A new single IC, stand-alone multi-cell battery balancer for 12V lead acid batteries, the LTC3305 has been introduced by Linear technology. Balancing works by absorbing charge from higher voltage batteries and transferring that charge to l

Linear | 28-01-2015

High-power GaN switching transistors offer significant advantages over silicon MOSFETs

GaN Systems has signed a new-distribution agreement with Ecomal Europe to promote and distribute its gallium nitride (GaN) high power switching transistors. GaN Systems' gallium nitride power transistors are based on its proprietary Isla

Ecomal | 28-01-2015

Cost-effective and space-saving 500W DC-DC power converter

The cost-effective and space-saving Delta Electronics Power Q48SC DC-DC power converter is now available from Mouser. It is a high power density power converter with a standard industry standard DOSA 2.3 x 1.5 x 0.37 inch footprint.

Mouser Electronics | 28-01-2015

Compact thermally-efficient power MOSFET drivers improve performance

The first power MOSFET drivers in a new product family, the MCP14A005X and MCP14A015X have been introduced by Microchip. The drivers feature an entirely new driver architecture for high-speed operation, the first in the MCP14A product

Microchip Technology | 28-01-2015

Synchronous buck DC-DC converter integrates low on-resistance power MOSFETs

Rohm's BD9B300MUV, a synchronous buck switching regulator with built-in low on-resistance power MOSFETs is now available from Mouser. Capable of providing current up to 3A, the device features fast transient response by employing const

Mouser Electronics | 28-01-2015

High-efficiency digital point-of-Load DC-DC power converters can deliver 50A - 165W

Available now from Mouser stock, Murata Power Solutions' OKDx series high-efficiency, digital point-of-Load (PoL) DC-DC power converters are capable of delivering 50A to 165W. Aimed at applications such as telecommunications, networkin

Mouser Electronics | 27-01-2015

High-accuracy adjustable power limiters protect systems from various fault conditions

Maxim's MAX14692-MAX14693 high-accuracy adjustable power limiters are now available from Mouser stock. The adjustable over-voltage, under-voltage and over-current protection devices guard systems against over-current faults in addition

Mouser Electronics | 27-01-2015

Negative-input synchronous buck-boost / inverting DC-DC controller

A new synchronous PWM controller for negative-to-negative or negative-to-positive DC-DC conversion, the LT8709 has been developed by Linear technology. The device is 'unique' in solving the problem of regulating a negative voltage with res

Linear | 23-01-2015

New high-voltage 500V MOSFETs built on Gen II Super Junction technology

Vishay has added eleven new devices to its 500 V series of high-voltage MOSFETs optimized for operation in switch mode power supplies (SMPS) to 500 W. Featuring the same benefits of extremely low conduction and switching losses as the co

Vishay | 23-01-2015

Synchronous step-down regulator module features adaptive ON-time control

Featuring a novel adaptive ON-time control architecture, Micrel's MIC452x synchronous step-down regulator module is now stocked by Mouser. The module incorporates a DC-DC controller, power MOSFETs, bootstrap diode, bootstrap capacitor,

Mouser Electronics | 23-01-2015

High-performance 500W AC/DC power supply for medical devices and industrial test equipment

Designed to solve a multitude of power challenges for next-generation medical devices and industrial test equipment, SL Power Electronics has unveiled the MINT1500 AC/DC power supply. The high-performance MINT1500 meets design enginee

SL Power | 22-01-2015