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Low-dropout linear regulators double as voltage-supervisor
Low-dropout linear regulators double as voltage-supervisor circuits
06.23.2020 Circuits

Many low-dropout voltage regulators include an enable-input pin.  Although the enable pin normally serves as a means of shutting down the regulator's output to save power, a few discrete components ensure that the regulator's output will turn on and off at appropriate input voltages...

HOLTEK New TinyPower 40V 150mA HT75Hxx
HOLTEK New TinyPower 40V/150mA HT75Hxx Series Ultra Low Quiescent Current with Protection
06.23.2020 News

Holtek is delighted to announce the release of its new TinyPower ultra low quiescent current LDO series, the HT75Hxx. implemented in a CMOS technology...

Alpha Omega Semiconductor Releases 18V Input
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Releases 18V Input 1.25MHz EZBuck Regulators
06.22.2020 News

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced AOZ676xDI series of high switching frequency and simple-to-use synchronous buck regulators...

Silicon Germanium SiGe rectifiers Nexperia combine
Silicon Germanium (SiGe) rectifiers from Nexperia combine cutting-edge high efficiency, thermal stability and space-savings
06.18.2020 News

Nexperia has announced a range of new silicon germanium rectifiers with 120 V, 150 V, and 200 V reverse voltages that combine the high efficiency of their Schottky counterparts with the thermal stability of fast recovery diodes...

Cascaded converter boosts LED-drive capability
Cascaded converter boosts LED-drive capability
06.18.2020 Circuits

Powering 20 to 30 white LEDs from three alkaline cells presents an interesting problem for the conventional boost converter. The required boost ratio and duty factor are simply impractical...

TDK announces world lowest-power PDM microphone
TDK announces world's lowest-power PDM microphone, T3902
06.18.2020 News

TDK Corporation introduces the InvenSense T3902, the world’s lowest power Pulse Density Modulation microphone for mobile, IoT and other consumer devices...

Depletion-mode MOSFET kick-starts power supply
Depletion-mode MOSFET kick-starts power supply
06.17.2020 Circuits

Many switch-mode power supplies use “kick-start” circuits to initialize their offline operation. These circuits may be simple resistors, such as IRIS4015, or more complicated arrangements...

Los Lunas New Mexico Unveils Cutting
Los Lunas, New Mexico Unveils Cutting Edge Solar Technology
06.17.2020 News

The Village of Los Lunas turned on its brand new Polygen Vertical Solar System that will provide power to the Village's Recycling Center 24/7. The system utilizes a brand-new technology...

36V 2A LED Driver 5000 PWM
36V, 2A LED Driver with 5000:1 PWM Dimming Meets CISPR 25 Class 5 EMI Limits with Silent Switcher Architecture
06.16.2020 Circuits

The LED backlights in automotive heads-up displays, infotainment systems, and dashboard lighting must be bright enough to compete with direct sunlight streaming into a car during the day, yet capable of reducing brightness by several orders of magnitude...

Cree adds RGB surface-mount LEDs color
Cree adds RGB surface-mount LEDs for color directional signage
06.16.2020 News

Cree has announced the CV94D-FCC LED that integrates three emitters in a compact surface-mount device package. The package includes tightly packed red, green, and blue emitters...