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PULS products now available from Digi-Key

Digi-Key customers now have access to AC/DC and DC/DC converters from PULS. The power supplies and matching supplementary modules are also in stock. “We are excited to work with Digi-Key to offer PULS products worldwide to their broad customer base,” said Matt Biskner, L.P. President & General Manager at PULS. “Digi-Key’s knowledgeable technical support, excellent … Continue reading PULS products now available from Digi-Key

Schneider Electric releases new circuit breakers

The new circuit breakers offer the most reliable protection with a design based on the roto-active breaking technology. The Compact NSXm circuit breaker is suited for low-voltage switchboards and panel boards, machinery, and control panels. It is a 3-pole or 4-pole unit with thermal (overload) and instantaneous (short circuit) sensing elements in each pole. Designed … Continue reading Schneider Electric releases new circuit breakers

Five-minute settlement rule needed for electricity market

If the National Electricity Market (NEM) is to provide stability into the future, the Australian Energy Market Commission needs to implement the five-minute energy settlement rule change, according to Reposit Power CEO Dean Spaccavento. The rule change proposes to reduce the price settlement time in the NEM from 30 minutes to five minutes, to incentivise … Continue reading Five-minute settlement rule needed for electricity market

Vicor introduces high-performance MIL-COTS DC-DC converters

The DCM VIA family are ruggedised modular DC-DC converters in a thermally adept, low profile (9.3 mm) VIA package, with wide input voltage range specifications and isolated, regulated high efficiency outputs. This new DC-DC converter range features enhanced functionality and performance, including EMI filtering, transient protection, inrush current limiting, as well as a secondary-referenced control … Continue reading Vicor introduces high-performance MIL-COTS DC-DC converters

Routers boost broadband speeds in bush and congested city

Brisbane-based Accelerated Concepts has launched 4G failover routers that support all carrier bands in Australia and New Zealand, including Band 28, boosting mobile broadband speeds for congested city and bush networks. The Aussie-designed, band-aggregating routers – Accelerated 6350-SR and the upgraded Accelerated 6300-CX – now support every carrier frequency in both countries, allowing connection to … Continue reading Routers boost broadband speeds in bush and congested city