Technology File

Maintenance-free DC UPS modules for DIN rail mounting protect against power failure, brownout and flicker

Two new DC UPS compact modules from Bicker Elektronik (Donauwoerth / Germany) ensure the uninterruptible power supply of DC loads such as low-power embedded IPCs, gateways, motors, sensors, actuators or cameras in the field of industrial control, process and automation technology, medical and…

🕘 28/06/2019

New DIN Rail AC inrush current limiter for capacitive & inductive loads

Powersolve’s new PSICL series is a low-cost peak inrush current limiter designed for capacitive and inductive loads in a variety of applications. These include installations across complex automation systems and machinery as well as isolation transformers or LED lighting applications where…

🕘 22/03/2019

New FNT 16 neutral disconnect terminal for 2.5 – 25mm²

CONTA-CLIP expands its range of single-level push-in installation terminals, adding the FNT 16 neutral disconnect terminal for wire cross sections between 2.5mm² and 25mm² (up to 16mm² with wire-end ferrules). The push-in connection system allows for safe connection of wires without tools. When a…

🕘 07/03/2019

IECEx-certified processing units for intrinsically safe EGE sensors

EGE now offers IECEx-certified signal processing units for the growing range IECEx-approved two-wire sensors. The certification greatly facilitates exporting the intrinsically safe sensors to many countries around the world – machine manufacturers and plant engineers can now use them in…

🕘 07/03/2019

Norton launches Quantum3 professional cutting discs

Saint-Gobain Abrasives is adding to its exclusive range of Norton Quantum3 grinding and combination wheels with an all new, cost-effective range of professional cutting discs. Specifically developed with operators in mind, the discs combine Saint-Gobain’s exclusive bonding system and ceramic…

🕘 14/02/2019

Analog Devices’ DSP Creates Internal and External Engine Sound for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has introduced an embedded system for generating engine sound for electric (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). The ADSP-BF706 digital signal processor and Electric Vehicle Warning Sound System (EVWSS) firmware enables automobile manufacturers in North America and…

🕘 18/01/2019

Analog Devices’ self-calibrating energy metering IC simplifies embedded electricity measurement

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced an energy metering IC with autocalibration for single-phase energy measurement applications. The new ADE9153A uses mSure technology to automatically calibrate the measurement system, significantly reducing calibration time, labor and equipment costs. As the…

🕘 16/01/2019

18V, 10A (IOUT), Synchronous Step-Down Silent Switcher 2 Delivers 95% Efficiency at 2MHz and Ultralow EMI Emissions

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LT8642S, a 10A, 18V input synchronous step-down switching regulator. Its Silent Switcher 2 architecture uses two internal input capacitors as well as internal BST and INTVCC capacitors to minimise the area of the hot loops. The LT8642S dramatically…

🕘 15/01/2019

50A µModule regulator scalable to 250A runs cool with inductors exposed as heatsinks

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTM4678 dual 25A or single 50A step-down µModule regulator with PMBus digital interface. By stacking and exposing its two inductors on top of BGA package, the LTM4678 uses the inductors as heat sinks to transfer heat from inside, keeping the device…

🕘 14/01/2019

3.2MHz, Automotive Grade Quad 1A Step-Down Regulators + LDO Reduces Footprint & EMI

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear ADP5138, automotive qualified, high efficiency, 3.2MHz synchronous quad output buck regulators, incorporating a unique fixed frequency, peak current mode, PWM control architecture that reduces conducted and radiated emissions. The device’s high…

🕘 19/11/2018