Mouser unveils power supply technology web site to support design development

September 20, 2012 // By Paul Buckley
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is launching a new Power Supply technology site on Mouser.com. The new site contains technical information that refines design engineers’ exploration of power supply solutions that best answer their design requirements.

Additionally, the site highlights the newest power supply solutions from Texas Instruments, TDK-Lambda, GE Energy, Microchip Technology, Murata Power Solutions and STMicroelectronics, to mention a few.

The new Power Supply site addresses design-from-scratch or ready-made power supply solutions and focuses on Switched-Mode Power Supplies (SMPS), plus covers the four most-often-used topologies. Due to their higher efficiency, smaller size, and lighter weight, switching regulators are frequently preferred to linear regulators. Also, standard source voltages may not match the levels required by microprocessors, motors, LEDs, or other loads, especially when the source voltage is not regulated. The site helps design engineers navigate the benefits of SMPS.

In addition, the engineer can explore UPS and AC/DC power applications through block diagram navigation. The site provides extra resources to help stimulate design development such as in-depth industry articles, white papers and a comprehensive library of technical resources that can be reviewed by topic or supplier. A Featured Products guide and user-friendly graphical interface is designed to speed navigation. Which means engineers can quickly navigate to find products and information based on defined parameters and design requirements.

 Kevin Hess, Mouser Vice President of Technical Marketing, adds “Every product on the design table needs some sort of power solution to make it work. The “make vs. buy” decision for power supplies is critical in determining overall system cost and performance. The general purpose of our Power Supply site is to educate, help narrow the list of products, and find the right products for their design projects. The overriding objective is to transform knowledge into design know-how – all with the simple click of a mouse.”

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to design engineers and buyers by delivering What’s Next in advanced technologies. Mouser offers customers 19 global support locations and stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website