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What is an AC adapter?
An AC adapter is a device used to convert alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC).
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2005-09-09 Vishay converters available in SMT adaptor board configuration
Vishay Intertechnology disclosed that it is making all of its FunctionPAK DC/DC converters and current control modules available in a new surface-mount adaptor board configuration to support engineering prototype assembly.
2003-07-30 Tongrun switching power adaptor suits modem systems
The SPS08-12060SPC 10W switching power adaptor from Shanghai Tongrun Electronic features an input voltage of 90Vac to 264Vac.
2008-11-28 NCP4302 increasing a notebook adaptor's efficiency using synchronous rectification
With the use of the NCP4302, the space conscious flyback applications such as adaptors, chargers and STBs can achieve significant efficiency improvements at minimal extra cost.
2004-01-09 Argon rolls out RIS-compatible Cardbus adaptor
The EP-4103DL-PXE 10/100 Fast Ethernet Cardbus network adaptor from Argon Technology Corp. is claimed to be the first Cardbus adaptor that supports Microsoft RIS, without the need for additional software files.
2005-06-23 90W, single stage, notebook adaptor
This app note relates to the18.5V dc 90W adaptor design.
2008-10-23 19V, 3A universal input AC/DC adaptor using NCP1271
This application note presents an example circuit using the NCP1271 (65kHz version) in a flyback topology.
2005-12-20 ZiLOG MCU in ARRIS E-MTA with VoIP
ZiLOG announced that ARRIS has selected its Z8 Encore! XP MCU for use in the design of its next-generation Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adaptor (E-MTA) with VoIP, the Touchstone Telephony Modem TM502.
2003-12-16 Testing modems, xDSL and ISDN in a shared environment
Dial-up modems, ISDN terminal adaptors and xDSL modems will be more commonly used in a shared environment with the increase in computing power.
2014-12-02 Significance of partitioning for date centres (Part 1)
In this two-part series, we will consider some of the key places where we see partitioning technology utilised, and explore some of its impact and implications within the data centre.
2003-10-31 Shining Fair power supply has overcurrent protection
Featuring overload and overcurrent protections, the 16W switching adaptor #2 from Shining Fair Enterprises has a universal input voltage of 90Vac to 264Vac.
2002-03-01 Probe submersible assembly
This application note illustrates how a submersion assembly can be used to ensure that the cable remains dry when the electrode is submerged.
2013-04-23 PicoScopes add EZ-USB FX3 controller for USB 3.0
The PicoScopes 3207A and 3207B use Cypress's EZ-USB FX3 USB 3.0 controller and have 250MHz bandwidth, 1 GS/s sampling rate, 512MS buffer memory and a built-in function generator.
2002-10-28 Photonic laser diodes accept 2.5mm (x) ferrule connectors
Photonic Products' new range of universal adaptor receptacle-packaged laser diodes accept FC, ST, SC and 2.5mm (x) ferrule connectors.
2003-01-08 Philips to provide Bluetooth solutions to Avnet users
Royal Philips Electronics has agreed to provide customers of Avnet Electronics Marketing with complete Bluetoothand RF (802.11x range) solutions.
2002-11-01 Oki VoIP compatible with Siemens surpass systems
Oki Network Technologies Inc. has signed a SURPASS Certified Product Agreement with Siemens AG and the first certification of an Oki product for use with Siemens' SURPASS systems.
2005-11-25 New CE solutions from Philips
Philips Semiconductors announced two semiconductor system solutions that promise to enhance STB technologies. The announcements include a new family of STB platforms and a DLNA-compliant DMA reference design based on the Nexperia PNX1500 media processor.
2003-08-26 Molex miniSD card connectors save memory space
Molex Inc.'s series of miniSD card connectors and adapters is claimed by the company to be the smallest memory card solution for mobile phone apps.
2004-12-09 HP taps S2io for 10Gb Ethernet
Hewlett-Packard Co. has tapped 10Gb Ethernet developer S2io Inc. to supply its Xframe adaptor for HP's server line.
2007-12-28 Enable a robust system design using a linear charger
This article discusses the system level impact of these parameters when using a wide range of AC adaptors and how a robust system can be designed using a linear charger with features like overvoltage protection, thermal regulation and dynamic timers.
2003-09-25 Connectors available in FC, SC, ST versions
The bare fiber adapter and bare fiber adapter from Shenzhen Group-Tek Electronics Technology Co. Ltd have high environment stability and ow insertion loss.
2003-09-23 CheerSun connectors have 20 contacts
CheerSun First Industries Corp. has released a DVI adaptor/DVI connector and a DVI plug to HDD 15 (female).
2010-05-14 30V p-channel MOSFET comes in PowerPAK 1212-8
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has introduced a 30V p-channel TrenchFET Gen III power MOSFET in the PowerPAK 1212-8 package.
2003-08-12 Tongrun power adapter has overvoltage protection
The TRAB1-040 switching power adaptor from Shanghai Tongrun Electronic Technology Co. Ltd is designed for use in desktop PCs and computer peripherals.
2006-01-18 PMC packs gobs of serial I/O
Concurrent Technologies' 4-channel asynchronous serial communications PMC adaptor is suitable for insertion into CompactPCI or VME bus platforms.
2012-11-28 P-channel MOSFET touts 4.8m? at 4.5V gate drive
Vishay's Si7655DN is a -20V p-channel MOSFET in a 3.3 x 3.3mm package geared for load switching and hot swapping in industrial systems, adaptor, battery and load switches in charger circuits.
2008-07-21 Battery charger promises faster charging for portable apps
Texas Instruments Inc. has released the bq24150, a 3MHz, switch-mode battery charge management IC for portable electronics that can be charged from an adaptor or a USB port.
2005-08-15 WLAN on the move: 802.11xyz
The 802.11 standard (a.k.a. Wi-Fi) may play an even larger role in the future as it continues to evolve.
2015-06-26 What are the advantages of using USB Type-C?
Using the USB Type-C allows manufacturers to deliver power, data and display over a single connector, cable and port. It is good for over 100W, high-speed data and a 4K display.
2014-11-28 Vicor aims to produce power supply parts in Asia, says CEO
Patrizio Vinciarelli, president, CEO and chair of Vicor, said the company is investing to broaden its horizons to include large volume manufacturing in computing, automotive and consumer electronics.
2014-09-24 VESA extends DisplayPort support to USB Type-C interface
The specification leverages the Alt Mode functional extension of USB Type?C, repurposing some or all of the four existing SuperSpeed USB lanes to deliver full DisplayPort performance.
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