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PCIM: Toshiba aims at BLDC sine-wave control

Toshiba has launched a high voltage driver for sine-wave control of brushless dc (BLDC) electric motors. Intended to work with a microcontroller, TPD4204F is rated to 600V and 2.5A and includes six power mosfets as well as driver IC, all in a 30pin surface-mount SOP30 package measuring…

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1-26MHz MEMS oscillator challenges quartz on all fronts

Called SiT8021, power consumption is 110µA for 3MHz, and the device is available in chip-scale packages (CSPs) as small as 1.5×0.8mm. The MEMS part is a 524kHz double tuning fork resonator (see diagram), identical to the one in a similar 32kHz oscillator released three months ago…

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UltraSoC and Teledyne team on debug

UltraSoC and Teledyne LeCroy today will collaborate on debug and validation technologies to reduce time-to-market and overall development costs, they have announced…

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PCIM: Vicor slim-line PSU package takes double-sided cooling

Vicor has developed a slim-line power package for power supplies interfacing with ac or 380Vdc rails in data centres. Called VIA (Vicor integrated adapter), it will come in various lengths and is 36mm wide and 9mm thick – so it will fit along the inside of a 1U chassis, or…

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PCIM: Fairchild lifts the lid on gen4 IGBTs

Fairchild  is revealing some of the technology behind its 4th generation 650V and 1,200V IGBTs at PCIM in Nurnberg.  Intended for high and medium speed switching in industrial and automotive applications, Vce(sat) in the devices is around 1.65V and Eoff is 5µJ/A. PCIM: Your Electronics…

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Infineon's intelligent power module

Infineon has  launched an Intelligent Power Module (IPM) called MIPAQ Pro which provides an all-in-one solution for scalable and compact inverter designs to be implemented in wind, solar and industrial drives applications…

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TI has motor control platform with Ethernet comms

Texas Instruments has introduced a hardware and software kit for industrial drive and servo design with support for real-time Ethernet communications and functional safety topologies. Based on the real-time control architecture of TI’s C2000 microcontrollers, DesignDRIVE  design kit can be used for the development of industrial inverter…

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