LinkSwitch-XT2 Switcher ICs Now Available with Integrated 900 V MOSFETs(New!)

October 23rd, 2018

Power Integrations just announced a new member of the LinkSwitch-XT2 offline switcher ICs incorporating 900 V primary MOSFETs. Targeting high-efficiency isolated and non-isolated flyback power supplies up to 8 W, the up-rated ICs are suitable for three-phase industrial power supplies to 480 VAC and high-quality consumer products destined for regions with unstable mains grids, tropical regions with frequent lightning strikes or any area where high-energy ring-waves and surges are prevalent.

Mr. Green’s Blog: ENERGY STAR Smart Home Energy Management Systems(New!)

September 17th, 2018

On July 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a guided discussion on Smart Home Energy Management Systems. One key proposal centers around a systems concept, in which hardware, occupancy information, and automated services are integrated together to deliver energy savings.  Questions related to this concept are organized into topics such as scope, qualification criteria, evaluation, and definitions.

For more details, read Mr. Green's Blog.