Conduction-cooled DC-DC modules for HVDC bus applications

  TDK Corporation has announced the successful development of the TDK-Lambda PH-A280 series of DC-DC power modules suitable for high input voltages, successors to the popular PH-S280 and PH-F280 series. The new product series is half the size of its forerunners with 5% higher efficiency (up to 90%). The input voltage upper limit has been […]

Franchise agreement provides greater product choice globally

  RS Components has secured a franchised distribution deal with Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions. The terms of the agreement license RS to represent Fairchild as a fully franchised distribution partner across all geographic markets worldwide. An authorised distribution agreement between the two companies has been […]

Smart environmental sensors for smart home monitoring

  Nordic Semiconductor has announced that Canadian startup, Wimoto Technologies, has specified its multiple award-winning nRF51822 system-on-chip (SoC) to provide Bluetooth smart wireless connectivity between iOS and Android smartphones, tablets, and computers, and Wimoto’s “Mote” environmental sensors. In operation, Motes are claimed to employ industrial-grade sensor technologies, interface seamlessly with a free Wimoto app over […]