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2011-02-28 14:01:08

Plug-and-play multi-core voltage regulator could lead to 'smarter' smartphones, slimmer laptops and energy-friendly data centers There was a time when a laptop could weigh 10 pounds and still sell"”a time when a cell phone was larger than a pocket"”and a time when an iPod only played music. Today's consumers expect mobile devices that are increasingly small, yet ever-more powerful. All the bells and whistles, however, suck up energy, and a phone that lasts only 4 hours because...

2011-02-15 11:05:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI-A) (NYSE: HEI), today introduced its latest series of technical video labs that highlight the design considerations and performance characteristics of DC-DC power converters. Two video labs on the startup characteristics of DC-DC converters are now available. Six additional videos on a variety of popular power technology topics are planned for release throughout 2011. (Photo:...

2010-11-09 11:05:00

MUNICH, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ELECTRONICA -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI-A) (NYSE: HEI), unveiled its latest point of load (POL) DC-DC converter today, the DVPL0503S. This new converter joins VPT's growing line of POL DC-DC converters that deliver critical reliability performance and efficiency in the distributed power architectures of avionics, military, and space systems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/SF97609) (Photo:...

2010-10-26 12:05:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI-A) (NYSE: HEI), will showcase a new DC-DC power system solution at the Electronica trade show in Munich Germany, from November 9 through November 12 in Hall A4, Booth 507. VPT is attending the show in conjunction with its German electronics distributor, Protec GmbH. In addition to the new power solution, VPT will also provide detailed information on its avionics and military grade DC-DC converters as well as...

2010-09-20 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the LM5119, a high voltage, dual-channel, dual-phase, synchronous buck controller with emulated current-mode (ECM) control. The LM5119 enables regulation of single or dual high-current voltages directly from inputs as high as 65V, simplifying high voltage DC-DC conversion and reducing PCB footprint by up to 50 percent versus alternative solutions requiring two conversion stages. The...

2010-07-06 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced a new synchronous voltage-mode buck controller that drives a variety of high-current point-of-load applications in printers, telecom, networking and embedded computing applications. A new addition to National's PowerWise® energy-efficient product family, the LM27402's advanced features make it the industry's most feature-rich 20V synchronous buck controller....

2010-04-13 11:30:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI.A) (NYSE: HEI), today announced that several new modules are available for the DVFL, DVTR, and DVHF Series DC-DC power converter product lines. The new output voltages on these modules satisfy the reliability requirements and varying output voltage needs of the newest avionics and military electronics. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/SF85566) The new modules now available include:...

2010-03-16 13:31:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI.A) (NYSE: HEI), today announced the availability of a new point-of-load power converter designed and manufactured for the extreme environment of space. The new SVGA Series point-of-load DC-DC converter delivers extremely high efficiency at a cost that doesn't shock a user's budget. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100316/SF71489) The SVGA Series, the latest addition to VPT's existing line of...

2009-11-18 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its market expansion and diversification strategy, Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (AnalogicTech) (Nasdaq: AATI), an analog semiconductor company focused on powering innovative solutions in consumer, industrial, and communications markets, today made its official move into the LED backlit LCD television market with the first chip set families in a series of innovative power management semiconductor systems designed to...

2009-11-17 10:30:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that the company has introduced the availability of WEBENCH® Designer customized specifically for Bourns and its inductor customers. In cooperation with National Semiconductor Corp., the Bourns® version of WEBENCH Designer is available now on the Bourns website, www.bourns.com. It is a powerful design and prototyping...