STMicroelectronics L6563 Power Factor Corrector (PFC) controller delivers high efficiency to pre-regulators in high-end AC-DC adapters and chargers for laptops, game consoles, desktop PCs, servers and switched-mode power supplies. Capable of handling more than 250W, the L6563 features brown-out and feedback disconnection protection. It also provides input voltage feed-forward, tracking-boost operation, inductor saturation detection and leading edge blanking, as well as direct interface to the cascaded DC-DC converter's PWM controller. To learn more, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4917-528.
Everyone has had the experience of trying to scrape the last of the peanut butter or mayonnaise from the bottom of a glass jar without getting your hand sticky. Inventor Ron Jidmar thinks he has a solution to all of that nonsense with a flexible jar design that can be squeezed with one hand to lift contents from the bottom to the top of a jar or container, leaving the other hand free to scoop the contents out cleanly.
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