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Selecting the right power supply

Created by Bianca Aichinger, Product Marketing Manager, RECOM Power GmbH |   Knowledge

At some stage of every project there comes a point where the developer has to ask which power supply is best suited to the application. Ever shorter development cycles, stricter specifications, and tighter budgets make the selection difficult. This article provides an overview of the details that need to be considered when making that choice.

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How can predictive maintenance become a success?

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Preparing today for tomorrow. If you postpone maintenance, you could well experience sudden machine and belt failure or faulty production. Regardless of whether the delay was due to cost savings, lack of skilled workers or loss of motivation: Thanks to predictive maintenance, this can no longer occur. However, a few points must be observed in order for this to succeed.

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High temperature thyristors from STMicroelectronics available at Rutronik

Created by Emilia Mance |   Knowledge

STMicroelectronics TN1605H-6G/6T thyristors are high-temperature silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) designed to improve the reliability of applications such as overvoltage crowbar protection and motor control circuits. They can function as AC switches, AC phasing inverters, and AC-DC controlled rectifier bridges.

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Available at Rutronik: Wireless MCU solution from Redpine Signals

Created by René Hermanns |   Knowledge

The RS13100 Wireless MCU is an ultra-low power dual-mode SoC with Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4 capable of running ZigBee or Thread. Providing the necessary connectivity options and processing power for audio, data transfer, locationing and controlling applications, it is an ideal solution for wearables, home automation, industrial automation, lighting and home appliance markets.

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Not all electric motors are the same - Different versions and how they are controlled

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Electro mobility is one of the hottest topics in the automotive industry right now due to the diesel emissions scandal. However, the idea of using clean electricity from renewable sources instead of internal combustion engines is not new: Streetcars, for example, were electrified at the end of the 19th century. In contrast, electro mobility is just beginning its triumphant march on our highways and streets:...

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