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Don’t put batteries in the crumple zone,
says automotive expert

Some of the most pressing problems associated with powering electric vehicles have more to do with where batteries sit in the chassis than how much juice they provide….

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Tx/Rx IC boasts 15W in-vehicle charging and enhanced driver usability

NXP Semiconductors today introduced an innovative 15W wireless charging solution, qualified to meet stringent automotive and industrial grade requirements. Compatible with WPC Qi and PMA charging standards, this…

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Sep
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26-VDC varistors handle EMI/RFI filtering, ESD protection

AVX Adds 26VDC Components to its Proven, Dual-Function TransFeed™ & TransFeed Automotive Series Varistors AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has added new…

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40-V, 2.1-A Rail-to-Rail LDO now works at 150°C

Linear Technology Corporation announces a new higher temperature “H-grade” version of the LT3086 in the TSSOP package. The LT3086 is part of Linear’s feature-rich LDO+™ family, offering significant…

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Larson Electronics Releases a Class 1 Division 1 Quadpod Mounted Metal Halide Light Tower

Larson Electronics, an industrial lighting company, has added to its extensive range of lighting equipment with the release of a 70 watt metal halide explosion proof quadpod mounted…

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Power Supplies

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ICs provide sinusoidal drive for 3-phase BLDC motors

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

ON Semiconductor has announced three new devices for driving 3- phase BLDC motors via 180 degree sinusoidal waveforms. Designed for use in cooling fans of household appliances such…

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External ac/dc supplies Meet EU CoC Tier 2 Efficiency Standards

Thursday, September 22, 2016

CUI today announced that the majority of its line of external ac-dc power supplies now meet the European Union’s (EU) Code of Conduct (CoC) Tier 1 and CoC…

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Converter for 48/12-V vehicle dual-battery systems handles more current

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3871, a 100V/30V bidirectional two-phase synchronous buck or boost controller, ideal for 48V/12V automotive dual battery systems. Current 12V automotive systems are reaching…

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Handheld Power Quality Analyzer Measures up to 1 kHz

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

XiTRON Technologies, producer of precision test and measurement equipment for industrial, military and aerospace applications, introduces the  XT3561 portable, three-phase, power quality analyzer. The easy-to-use handheld meter provides…