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


News & Events


Join Us at electronica 2016

Visit CUI's booth at electronica, the world's leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications. Our exhibit will feature:

  • CUI's leading power portfolio ranging from 1~12,000 W
  • Our custom power capabilities
  • A demonstration of the Software Defined Power® ecosystem
  • CUI's thermal management solutions

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External Adapter Regulations are Set to Change Again

On February 10, 2016, the DoE Level VI requirements went into effect, increasing the minimum efficiency requirements for external power supplies. In Europe, even more stringent requirements are under proposal to become mandatory January 2018. These existing and proposed laws have implications for any OEM that designs products with an external ac-dc power supply for the US and EU markets.

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New Products

2.0 and 3.0 USB Connectors

Available in A, B, Micro AB, Micro B, Mini AB and Mini B USB types, CUI offers a large selection of USB connectors that address the needs of a variety of applications.

  • USB generations 2.0 & 3.0
  • 1 and 1.8 A current rating options
  • Surface mount, mid mount SMT, cable and through hole mounting styles
  • Horizontal and vertical orientations
  • 30 Vac voltage rating

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1 A Dc Switching Regulators Deliver 15 W/cm3

When board space is at a premium and energy efficiency is a concern, the P78A-1000 non-isolated dc-dc converter series has been designed as an ideal replacement for LM78XX linear regulators. The series delivers high performance in an ultra-compact SIP3 package, without the requirement of a heat sink.

  • Wide input voltage range
  • Efficiency up to 91%
  • Low ripple and noise
  • Short circuit protection
  • Operating temp range of -40~85℃

P78A-1000 series

Waterproof Buzzers for High-Moisture Environments

CUI has developed new additions to its range of waterproof buzzers. The three new models carry an Ingress Protection (IP) rating up to IP68 and feature sound pressure levels (SPL) up to 95 dB at 30 cm, making them ideal for a range of industrial and outdoor applications where moisture and other environmental contaminants are a concern.

  • Wire leads and through hole mounting styles
  • Externally driven
  • Diameter packages as small as 14 mm
  • Operating temp range from -30 to 85℃

CPT-1495C-300 / CPT-1495CI-300 / CPT-2521C-500


CUI on Software Defined Power®

In this video, Mark Adams, CUI's Senior VP, discusses the company's recent partnership with Virtual Power Systems (VPS). He is joined by Ankush Dham, VP of Business Development and Sales at VPS, who gives an overview of the VPS software and how it will set a new standard for efficient Software Defined Power® infrastructure.

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Digi-Key Highlights CUI's 4 mm Micro Buzzer

In the latest Digi-Key Daily video, CUI's 4 mm micro buzzer series is featured. The CMT-4023S-SMT is a magnetic transducer buzzer housed in a compact 4 mm x 4 mm surface mount package with a low profile of 2 mm, making it ideal for portable equipment applications.

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Infographic: 10 Things to Consider in a POL Module

The pressure of increasingly complex power challenges at the board level is no more apparent than with point-of-load modules. This set of challenges has spawned several trends over the years, variously emphasizing performance, efficiency, reliability, size, and digital control. This infographic discusses 10 considerations to keep in mind when choosing a POL module.

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