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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:...

2010-11-03 15:11:00

GENEVA, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in power semiconductors, has released details of a patented high-efficiency circuit and dedicated optimized power components. This new technology will produce cost savings while helping designers comply with the highest power-efficiency standards. The new circuit and power components are ideally suited for boost or buck converters, which are power devices that are usually used in solar inverters or SMPS...

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...

2010-10-04 14:30:00

TOWSON, Md., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Recharge small electronics from your vehicle with Black & Decker's new line of Power Inverters, including the 800 Watt Power Inverter (PI800BB), the 500W 2-in-1 Vehicle Power Supply (PI500BB) and the Electronics Power Converter (PI100BB). Designed for consumers on the go, these inverters offer the convenience of electric power from a car, SUV, truck or minivan. Whether camping, tailgating or simply recharging small electronics, there...

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...

2010-09-16 08:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a high-efficiency, ultra-low power step-down converter for energy harvesting and low-power applications. The new TPS62120 achieves 96 percent efficiency, and can generate a 75 mA output current from an input voltage of 2 V to 15 V. The high-performance device supports energy harvesting and battery-powered applications, as well as 9 V and 12 V line-powered systems. Visit:...

2010-08-23 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its award-winning WEBENCH® Designer tools are now available both online and offline in Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages. Since its introduction in 1999, expert and novice electronic and mechanical engineers worldwide have used WEBENCH to create over 1.5 million analog designs cost-free and quickly. National's unique WEBENCH environment features...

2010-08-02 11:51:00

DALLAS, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a technology license with Ideal Power Converters, Inc. (IPC), an innovative power converter firm, for the use of IPC converters in government, vehicle and certain transportable applications. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Lockheed Martin will use IPC's converters to create more efficient and versatile intelligent microgrid solutions and improve performance of electric/hybrid-electric vehicles,...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced nine new SIMPLE SWITCHER® power modules that feature an extended operating temperature range and vibration and drop testing for use in harsh environments. The ruggedized, easy-to-use LMZ10503/4/5EXT, LMZ12001/2/3EXT and LMZ14201/2/3EXT power modules provide the efficiency of a synchronous switching regulator with the simplicity of a linear regulator, eliminating...

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....


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