Texas Instruments Introduced a Simple 4.3-V to 17-V Input, 2-A Synchronous Buck Converter in SOT563
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Texas Instruments Introduced a Simple 4.3-V to 17-V Input, 2-A Synchronous Buck Converter in SOT563

Texas Instruments (TI) introduced a simple, easy-to-use, 2-A synchronous buck converter TPS562207 in a SOT563 package. The device is optimized to operate with minimum external component counts and also optimized to achieve low standby current. This switch mode power supply (SMPS)...

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Ultra-compact 200W desktop power supply from FiDUS features Gallium Nitride switching
Power supply

Ultra-compact 200W desktop power supply from FiDUS features Gallium Nitride switching

FiDUS Power, the technical power supply distributor specializing in innovative solutions and new products that benefit system designers as they seek to differentiate their end products, sets a new bar for the size of external power supplies with the launch of the new model GDA200. The...

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Homemade Injection Transformer for PSU Loop Analysis
Test/Measurements

Homemade Injection Transformer for PSU Loop Analysis

Adil Malik build his own injection transformer to test switchmode power supplies in his lab. He writes: Recently, I have been designing some SMPS and required some hardware to measure the actual loop response of the complete converters. People familiar with this area will probably know...

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PiCAN3 CAN Bus HAT for Raspberry Pi 4 with 3A Power Supply And Real-Time Clock
Raspberry Pi

PiCAN3 CAN Bus HAT for Raspberry Pi 4 with 3A Power Supply And Real-Time Clock

Copperhill Technologies announced the release of its PiCAN3 CAN-Bus Board for the Raspberry Pi 4, adding Controller Area Network capabilities plus a real-time clock to the new Raspberry CPU. The PiCAN3 board with SMPS (Switch Mode Power Supply) provides CAN-Bus capabilities for the...

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Smart algorithm triples service life of power supplies
Power supply

Smart algorithm triples service life of power supplies

New modulation method increases operational lifetime of switching power units through digital, highly dynamic control and the use of film capacitors. Switching power units are used for the power supply of many electrical devices, e.g. computers, LED lights or laser welding equipment....

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Power Stage Designer™ Tool – Design Switch-mode Power Supplies with ease
Software

Power Stage Designer™ Tool – Design Switch-mode Power Supplies with ease

Power Stage DesignerTM is a JAVA based tool that helps engineers accelerate their power-supply designs by calculating voltages and currents of 20 topologies according to the user’s inputs. Additionally, Power Stage Designer contains a Bode plotting tool and a toolbox with various...

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Wavecatcher – Acoustic cryptanalysis
Miscellaneous

Wavecatcher – Acoustic cryptanalysis

Anfractuosity published a new project: “Acoustic cryptanalysis is a type of side channel attack that exploits sounds emitted by computers or other devices” Wavecatcher is a simple PCB that makes use of a MEMS ultrasound microphone, in order to capture audio to around 80kHz, with...

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High Voltage-Current Half Bridge Driver Using IR2153 & IGBT
High Voltage

High Voltage-Current Half Bridge Driver Using IR2153 & IGBT

IGBT based half bridge board has been designed for multiple applications, like induction heater driver, tesla coil driver, DC-DC converters, SMPS etc. High current and high voltage IGBTs are used to serve high power requirements. IGBT NGTB40N120FL2WG from ON semi and IR2153 from...

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