Grant for battery research

14 June, 2004

Perth company Hitec Energy has been offered an Australian Government R&D start grant for a mineral extraction process that produces the key ingredient for alkaline batteries in a more cost-effective way.

High temperature PEM fuel cell development

18 May, 2004

A new type of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) is being developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories to help bring the goal of a micro fuel cell closer to realisation using diverse fuels like glucose, methanol, and hydrogen.

The story behind the battery

05 February, 2004 by Isidor Buchmann, President, Cadex Electronics Inc | Supplied by: Cadex Electronics Inc

One of the most remarkable and novel discoveries in the last 400 years has been electricity. You may ask, "Has electricity been around that long?" The answer is yes, and perhaps much longer

Battery chargers

16 January, 2004 | Supplied by: Microchip Technology Australia

Microchip has introduced a family of single and dual cell lithium-ion (Li-Ion) and lithium-polymer (Li-Polymer) charge-management controllers.

6000 VA double conversion UPS

16 January, 2004 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric Pty Ltd

Invensys Powerware has released a 6000 VA rackmount uninterruptible power system that resolves power anomalies and supplies maximum uptime protection to all connected servers, storage devices, networking equipment and medical devices.

Camera power supply

28 November, 2003 | Supplied by: Power Technology & Element Energy

Maxim has introduced the MAX1584/MAX1585, high efficiency, small complete power supplies for slim digital still cameras and digital video cameras.

Power cell units

28 October, 2003 | Supplied by: Switches Plus Components Pty Ltd

The PCU series of power cell units has an output of up to 900 W and made up of cells with a maximum of 12 channels. The units are suitable for prototypes as well as normal power supply needs.

Hot-swap 400 W supply

09 September, 2003 | Supplied by: Scientific Devices Australia

Power-One has introduced what it claims is the industry's most powerful AC/DC power supply specifically designed for power-over-LAN applications.

New method of making nanobatteries

25 August, 2003

A University of Tulsa chemistry professor, Dale Teeters and two former students, Nina Korzhova and Lane Fisher have been awarded a patent for a method of making nanobatteries for use in tiny machines similar to the microbe-size craft that travelled through a human's blood vessels in the 1966 science-fiction movie, 'Fantastic Voyage'.

Fuel cell power for portable equipment

05 August, 2003

Running a laptop or other electrical equipment causes a problem when there is no access to a mains supply. If the battery runs out, where can you recharge it?

Nikko WOW-300S UPS

07 July, 2003 | Supplied by: http://www.mhpower.com.au/

The most "cool and cute" UPS for PC's and home systems!

DIN rail supply

07 July, 2003 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Amtex has released the DRP series of DIN rail mounted power supplies with ranges from 60 to 1000 W.

MAX1908 battery charger

13 May, 2003 | Supplied by: Power Technology & Element Energy

Maxim's MAX1908 is a highly integrated, multichemistry battery charger that simplifies the construction of chargers.

Step-down converters

13 May, 2003 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Newly released from Amtex are T3 converters, step-down devices with an input of 10 to 60 VDC and an output that is adjustable from 4.5 to 30 VDC at 12 A and 360 W.

Rackmount UPS

15 April, 2003 | Supplied by: Eden Corp - Powerware Division

Invensys has increased the power rating for its range of Powerware 9125 rackmounted uninterruptible power systems.

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