Your March round-up of the latest electronic news, products and resources from CUI


News & Events


Join Us at APEC 2017

Visit CUI’s booth at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), the premier event for power electronics and design engineers. Our exhibit will feature:

  • Industrial power products
  • Custom power capabilities
  • Level VI and CoC Tier 2 compliant external adapters
  • Demonstration of a Software Defined Power® ecosystem for data centers

CUI Supports Future Innovators through FIRST® Robotics

CUI has again joined forces with FIRST®, an international, K-12 not-for-profit organization aiming to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. CUI’s AMT103-V encoder kits were provided to 3,336 teams of high school students for the FIRST Robotics Competition playing field as a part of the FIRST Choice program.

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New Products

300 W Open Frame Ac-Dc Power Supplies

The VOF-300 series is a member of CUI's next-generation open frame ac-dc power supply portfolio, delivering higher efficiency and improved no-load performance.

  • Up to 300 W continuous power
  • Efficiency up to 94%
  • Industry standard 3" x 5" footprint
  • Remote sense
  • Remote on/off control
  • 5 V auxiliary fan output
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Waterproof Micro USB 2.0 Connector

CUI's UJ2W-MIBH-4-SMT is a micro B type jack connector with an Ingress Protection (IP) rating of IPX7, offering protection from liquid and moisture in challenging environments.

  • IPX7 rating
  • USB 2.0 standard
  • Micro B type jack connector
  • Surface mount package
  • Plastic mounting ears for added stability
  • High durability at 10,000 mating cycles
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30 W and 40 W Desktop Power Adapters

CUI's SDI series of external desktop ac-dc power supplies has been expanded to include 16 new 30 W and 40 W models. The SDI30 and SDI40 series available with C8 or C14 inlets have been designed to meet the latest efficiency regulations in the US and EU.

  • 30 W and 40 W continuous power
  • DoE Level VI and CoC Tier 2 compliant
  • No load power consumption ≤ 0.075 W
  • Universal input voltage range
  • Compact size
  • Over voltage and continuous short circuit protections
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EMC Standards Consolidation – Like It or Not, It Is Happening Now

Check out CUI’s first post on the new Tech Insights blog that discusses the consolidation of three European Union EMC standards and the publication of the new EN55032 standard. The new EU law requires multimedia equipment that uses a built in power supply or external adapter to be compliant starting March 5, 2017.

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Additional Resources

Important Considerations When Selecting a Fan for Forced Air Cooling

Selecting the right fan for the thermal management of your design is critical and can have a significant impact on the overall lifespan of a system. This paper takes a closer look at understanding your system needs, fan performance and different fan designs to consider for your next project.

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Unlock Data Center Power Capacity with Software Defined Power®

In this article published by Electronic Design, Mark Adams, CUI’s Senior VP, looks at the rapidly accelerating demand for cloud computing and data usage in the age of IoT and how companies like CUI and Virtual Power Systems are combining software and hardware to lessen the strain being put on data center power capacity.

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Thermal Calculators

CUI recently launched two new thermal calculators to help you define your cooling requirements. The airflow conversion calculator converts between common units for volume air flow and air velocity. The thermal conversion calculator converts between common units for thermal resistance, specific heat, thermal conductivity and thermal conductance.

Airflow Conversion Calculator

Thermal Conversion Calculator

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