PFC Chip With 98% Efficiency For Major Appliances, eBike Chargers, etc.

Power Integrations has introduced new power factor correction (PFC) chips which are claimed to enable 98% efficient PFC designs up to 550W. Applications include...

PoE enabled Smart LED Lighting System

Introduction Differentiated LED lighting systems improve energy efficiency, simplify installations, facilitate data gathering and monitoring have become requirements in domestic, office and industrial environments. The...

New Horticulture LEDs Improve Crop Yields

Lumileds unveiled new LEDs designed specifically for horticulture applications. The SunPlus 20 Line fulfills the needs of greenhouses farmers who want to enable 24 hour...

Create Your Own “16×16 LED Displays” With Arduino-compatible Shield

Hobbyists and makers now have more flexibility and options when developing LED signs, using the MAXREFDES99# 16x16 display reference design from Maxim Integrated. The...

Power Line Communications Designs For Automation And Control

Are you ready for PLC enablement of your home and neighbourhood? It’s now possible to use just the same power cables required to power...
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Synchronous Buck Regulator Promises Wide Operating Voltage Range

This device can help designers in developing regulators which do not require heat sinks Protection circuits have been imbibed in the device for...

Advantages Analysis of Super Junction MOSFET on the High switching Frequency LED Driver

In the power electronics field, the ongoing trend in power supply manufacturing is shrinking the size and weight of magnetic components via increasing the...

Single Chip Controls 128 LEDs In Displays & Signages!

Omron has launched a new LED matrix control chip aimed at LED arrays in signage, backlights and other applications. The new 7mm x 7mm chip...

Pervasive Displays Launches Range of Black and White e-Paper Displays

Generate high-quality images in less power Provides adequate space for any external application circuitry Pervasive Displays (PDi), a developer of e-paper displays, has launched...

How To Make A PFC Circuit?

With rising energy costs and concerns over the efficient delivery of power, Power Factor Correction (PFC) has become common in industrial and commercial electrical...

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