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2 New VFM DC/DC Converters from Ricoh Electronics

Today’s wearable and IoT devices mainly operate in a sleep mode and therefore power consumption is significantly defined by the quiescent current, referring to a circuit’s quiet state, not driving any load. In this mode, the system is idle but ready to wake up at any time to perform a task, transmitting some data and resume to sleep mode again…

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Ricoh launches two Buck DC/DC Converters with integrated battery voltage monitor

Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched two VFM mode Buck DC/DC Converters RP514 and RP515, designed for use in wearable devices and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) requiring ultra-low current consumption to extend battery life. These products are equipped with a unique integrated battery voltage monitor to make it possible to measure the remaining charge left in the battery…

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Ricoh launches Power Management ICs with built-in Window or Battery Voltage Detector 

Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched the R5116 and R5117, a 500mA voltage regulator with either a window or a battery voltage detector and capable of operating in a wide input voltage range. These products were especially designed to add functional safety to automotive, industrial, and consumer applications, requiring a high level of operational reliability…

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