Rapid growth in home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) requires support from billions of sensors, actuators, and connectivity components powered by highly efficient offline converters with ultra-low standby power consumption.
Ecodesign regulation (EC) No 1275/2008 is under revision. This regulation aims to ensure the lowest possible energy use for small and large household appliances and electronic products in passive standby and off modes. Among the proposed changes is to lower the standby/off-mode requirement to 0.3 W from 0.5 W.
For more details, read Mr. Green’s Blog.
Visit Power Integrations at PCIM Europe 2018 to learn more about our latest innovations in AC-DC converters and gate driver products. Our team will be on-site to offer you application solutions, insights, and details on our products.
PCIM Europe 2018
June 5-7, 2018
Major changes in California’s lighting appliance regulations went into effect earlier this year. California Lighting and Technology Center (CLTC) held a webinar recently to cover these changes, including updates to lamp regulations and categories, updates to the California Appliance Efficiency Database and rules on product labeling.
For more details of the CLTC seminar and related resources for manufacturers, retailers and consumers, read Mr. Green’s Blog.
Design Example Report (DER-665) from Power Integrations demonstrates a 9V/5V, 2A Quick Charge 3.0 charger utilizing InnoSwitch3-CP, the industry’s first AC/DC IC with isolated and safety rated integrated feedback, in conjunction with ChiPhy USB Interface IC (CHY103). This design showcases the high power density and efficiency made possible by PI products’ high level of integration while delivering exceptional performance.