September 2016-Value engineering has enabled Sensitron to offer a significant price reduction on the LSP family from 25% to 85%, across all order quantities. Supporting design activities within the industry in Lightning Strike Protection Solutions, the LSP Series provides designers with a cost-effective solution. more...
August 2016-Configurable, lightweight digital motor drive modules offered by Sensitron feature substantial weight and assembly cost savings, and are also available in an IP67/NEMA enclosure options. Ideal for high-reliability motor control applications, these powerful motor drives weigh only 2.55oz (72g), and are configurable to torque, sensorless, or hall sensor control modes. more...
June 2016- The TVS SuperClamp is 100% tested for 120A/100millisec single pulse, with MIL-STD-1275 transient clamping independent of temperature to less than 38V. Designed for safe paralleling, multiple units protect very high current transients while supporting a narrow window between breakdown and clamping. This space-saving low profile package features easy busbar connections. more...
September 2015-The LSP Series of Lightning Strike Protection modules are 100% production tested to worst-case scenario waveforms (DO-160, Section 22), at 50us/500us for high power devices more...
June 2015-Sensitron now offers open frame controllers that are low weight, surface mountable for easy connections and a cost savings. This next generation motor controller unit is small in size and low in weight 2.75x2.1x0.65“ at 2.55oz (72gm). Available up to 600V and 80A, these units are available as a analog/speed controller, sensorless controller, or a vector drive. more...
November 2014-Sensitron has a recieved a patent for liquid technology can withstand repeated thermal stress during typical device packaging processes as well as during high-temperature operation and storage of a packaged device.
September 2014-Sensitron offers a line of vehicle power surge protection products compliant to MIL-STD-1275 for 28V systems and SAE compliant for 12V systems more...
August 2014-Sensitron offers MIL-PRF-38534 QML compliant product to Class D “CD” and Class H “CH”. Please contact your sales representative for details here...
June 2014-Sensitron’s four channel multi channel SSPC enclosure for 28Vdc system can be programmed to operate in parallel to act as a single channel with up to 200 Amp current capabilities more...
November 2013-Sensitron now offers a high pulse power SAE J1113-11 compliant Transzorb for 12Vdc systems. The SAE-5282-12 features clamping below 32Vdc for 100 pulse with 142 peak current, isolated base plate for mounting to more...
March 2013-Sensitron introduces a lightweight (20oz) all-in-one digital motor controller, EMI filter and heatsink, available in a small stand-alone package (3.84"x3.65"x1.72"). This rugged, open frame brushless DC motor driver is ready for integration in your box, ideal for your high reliability applications more...
January 2013-Sensitron receives the 2012 Boeing Performace Excellence Award. Sensitron has been recognized for demonstrating their dedication to the high performace standards necessary to meet customer expectations and remain competitive in the global economy.
November 2012-Sensitron's Hermetic Custom Hybrid Devices offer the highest performance, excellent package density, and are superior to competing technologies. Whatever your space and size constraints, Sensitron offers Custom Hybrids specific to your design requirements more...
June 2012-Sensitron now offers a rugged motor controller box for fans, pumps, compressors and other variable-speed military applications. This complete MC solution includes an EMI filter, DC/DC conversion, ruggedized MIL-STD-38999 connectors, and CAN interface for control and monitoring, while supporting multiple motors with customer-side software programmability more...
May 2012- Sensitron has added standard RF Broadband Low Noise Amplifiers and Ultra Flat Gain High Linearity Amplifiers to our latest product offerings. Sensitron has expanded our engineering team, adding design capabilities with significant experience in key RF products. These new amplifiers form a core product base for our standard and custom RF capabilities to customer specifications. Samples are available for prototype testing more..
March 2012- Sensitron, a price performance leader in power protection, introduces a new series of COTS High Power TVS Modules for composite frame aircraft lightning strike protection. These high power, low cost surface mount devices are rated at 220kW and used for 28V system bus protection more..
October 2011- Sensitron now offers the SEC Series of high power sensorless BLDC motor digital speed controllers. Designed for rugged high reliability and industrial motor control applications, including military applications and compressor motor control and lifts. The controller utilizes a space vector modulation control design for maximum utilization of the DC bus voltage that provides smooth torque control. more...
May 2011- Sensitron now offers motor controller evaluation
boards for quick motor controller product evaluation. The
motor controller evaluation boards enable tuning and operation of
a motor control system by providing a circuit board that is adaptable to
the motor application, saving time and development costs. This new
product in the Sensitron Motor Control product line is a natural
addition for the complete subsystem motor controller offering more..
March 2011- Sensitron has announced that they have received a 2010 Boeing Performance
Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to
recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Sensitron
Semiconductor maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each
month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2009, to Sept.
30, 2010. more..
January 2011- Sensitron now offers
MIL-PRF-19500 JAN QPL Diodes! Sensitron has received qualification
per MIL-PRF-19500 slash sheets /228, /286, more..
December 2010- Sensitron welcomes ES Components as part of Sensitron's Die Distribution Sales Team. Sensitron's Rectifier Die Products have been used in space, and high-reliability applications for more than 40 years. Our preferred parts list contains many standard voltages from 50 volt to 600 volt die. Sensitron can perform Lot Acceptance Testing to the process flow following the following quality levels: MIL-PRF-38534, Class H and Class K and MIL-PRF-19500, Class H and Class K. For more information, please visit: http://www.sensitron.com/news/News_ES_Components.htm
November 2010- Sensitron currently manufactures or can manufacture equivalents to a large selection of Standard Microcircuit Drawings of linear voltage regulators without N.R.E. costs. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional part number offerings. For find a cross to an industry standard product or to SMD drawings, please visit: http://www.sensitron.com/voltageregulators_SMD.htm
October 2010- Sensitron now offers a high temperature 1200V, 40A IGBT three phase bridge. These high temperature bridges can operate up to 175ºC junction temperature, and are ideal for use in high reliability power supplies, AC to DC conversion, and applications where tight parameter distribution is a requirement. For more information, please visit: http://www.sensitron.com/news/High_Temp_Bridge.htm
September 2010- Sensitron has received
notification from DSCC that we are now certified to MIL-PRF-19500 JANS
level. Our audit was held in April 2010 with all actions
addressed. The audit team included representatives from DSCC,
Aerospace, Air force, NASA, and Navy Crane. DSCC is
currently processing the formal certificate which will be posted through
this link when it is received.
August 2010-Sensitron now offers a fully integrated modular 3-phase AC rectifier series (PCM Series), which includes power factor correction, DC bus clamp, EMI filtering, 28V, 1A DC-DC converter, a passive RC clamping network, line current sensing and inrush limiting.more...
July 2010- Sensitron now offers a Graphic User Interface (GUI) Configuration Utility that supports the development and testing of the SMCV Series of Field Oriented Sinusoidal Motor Controllers. This utility allows updates for multiple systems using a single controller, with no impact to hardware. Sensitron’s easy-to-use configuration more...
June 2010- Sensitron has recently revised their catalogs including Total Motion Control Solutions, featuring an extensive line of integrated COTS Motor Controllers and Brushless Motor Drives with the ability to tailor designs to meet your application and manufacturing requirements. In addition to Sensitron's collection of literature, we have added application notes for our products. To view our literature, please visit: http://www.sensitron.com/catalog_download.htm
May 2010- The DSCC audit team completed a JANS Certification Audit of Sensitron’s manufacturing facility on April 15, 2010. The audit team consisted of seven auditors which included representatives from DSCC and Aerospace Corporation, NASA, US Air Force, and the US Navy. The audit team notified Sensitron that the certification is contingent upon the successful approval of our corrective action response. All corrective actions will be addressed on or before May 31, 2010. For more information, visit: http://www.sensitron.com/JANS_Diodes.htm
April 2010- Sensitron’s 16-channel 28Vdc Diamondback Smart Power Controller comes with J1939 CAN interface. Along with Sensitron’s SensINTNet Ethernet to CAN bridge, Diamondback is well suited for distributed power management applications more...
March 2010- Sensitron announced that they have received a 2009 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Sensitron maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2008, to Sept. 30, 2009 more...
February 2010- Sensitron's series of Transient Voltage Suppressor Array devices are a direct cross to the industry standard DLTS TVS Diode Array series. These DLZ / DLTS Diode Array devices are packaged in a dual in-line, 16 pin hermetically sealed packaged. View more product information on our DLZ / DLTS Series of TVS Diode Arrays at: http://www.sensitron.com/DLZ-DLTS_DiodeArrays.htm
January 2010- Sensitron now
offers a complete drive network solution for multi-axis systems
requiring network control with a high level of integration. This product
is ideal for use in leveling/gyro systems, sequencing pumps, blowers,
fans, and hatch controls in the defense, industrial, and commercial
December 2009- Sensitron
presented an extensive line of COTS power management
controller products at the Pacific Marine Expo, West Coast's largest
commercial marine show held in
November 2009- Sensitron's newly redesigned MIL-STD-1275 surge suppressor is ideal for load dump protection of all 28V DC system featuring 100V Surge withstanding with 0.5-ohm source impedance in a compact 2.2 x 2.0 x 0.6 package. The SCP-5282-3 offers improved transient suppression performance, capable of handling 135A pulse for 130 ms. For more information click here: http://www.sensitron.com/MILSTD1275Transzorb.htm .
October 2009- Sensitron offers a Digital Vector Motor Drive that is a DSP based motor controller designed for high reliability and industrial motor control applications. The flexibility of this design allows for use of a single device/part number for multiple motor applications with few hardware changes. For more information, visit: http://www.sensitron.com/VectorController.htm
September 2009- Sensitron is please to announce that a franchise agreement has been signed with USI Electronics for the distribution of space level products. For a list of Sensitron’s offering of space level diodes, visit: http://sensitron.com/spacediodes.htm To find a USI Electronics distributor near you, click here.
August 2009- Sensitron offers COTS Multi-Channel
Solid State Power Controllers (SSPC) as part of their standard product
line! The Diamondback Series is a microcontroller-based,
July 2009- Sensitron, a leading power solution
provider, is pleased to announce that the facility has gone through a MIL-PRF-19500 Joint
Army Navy (JANTXV) level audit by the Defense Supply Center Columbus
(DSCC). The certification is currently pending DSCC's approval of the
open corrective actions. The US Department of Defense awards suppliers with JANTX and JANTXV
certifications when strict quality and reliability levels are met for
discrete power semiconductor devices. Sensitron looks forward to working
with you on your diode requirements! To view our line of space level and
space level equivalent diodes by product group, please click here
June 2009- Sensitron now offers a high pulse power MIL-STD-1275 Transzorb with a threaded terminal option. This newly redesigned surge suppressor is ideal for load dump protection of all 28V DC systems on hi-rel vehicles, in a compact 2.2 x 1.2 x 0.6 package. This TVS Module features 100V Surge withstanding with 0.5-ohm source impedance more...
May 2009- Sensitron offers high power COTS Motor Drivers as part of their standard product line, which reduces lead time! IGBT Motor Drivers are available up to 1200V, and up to 120A current rating. MOSFET Motor Drivers are available up to 250V, and up to 150A current rating more..
April 2009- Sensitron now offers a Field Oriented Controller, rated at 75A peak phase, 800V steady state operation. Featuring sinusoidal sensorless speed control and torque limiting, this controller contains IGBTs rated to 1200V more..
March 2009- Sensitrons families of low cost COTS Solid State Power Controllers are programmable and carry up to 300A at 28VDC, 25A at 610VDC or 20A at 115/230VAC. Sensitrons advanced SSPC technology replaces electromechanical circuit breakers, incorporates functionality of remote control and health management and offers the following benefits: 1. Reduced cost of ownership and increased reliability, 2. Network enabled control and monitoring - current, voltage and temperature, 3. Configurable load management, load shedding, energy budgeting and crew offloading, and 4. Self test, diagnostics, prognostics and condition-based maintenance. . more..
February 2009- Sensitron offers motor controllers at complete controller and power stages. Our wide standard product range to fit most high power motors. Sensitrons compact design enables ease of system integration and increased reliability. We offer a variety of COTS motor control products, which reduces lead time, while our flexible, battle-tested technology allows for reduced design. more..
January 2009- Sensitron has added a new series of Multi-Channel
Solid State Power Controllers (SSPC), the Diamondback Series. These
microcontroller-based, COTS Solid State Power Controller board is designed
for 28VDC applications. Each channel of the Diamondback has software-programmable
current ratings and can operate grouped with other channels to support
loads up to 150A. The board has integrated current, temperature and
voltage sensing and no derating over temperature. Parameter measurements,
system status information and control commands are issued over a serial
communications interface. more..