AC-to-DC Solutions

AC-DC converters are electrical circuits that transform alternating current (AC) input into direct current (DC) output. They are used in power electronic applications where the power input a 50 Hz or 60 Hz sine-wave AC voltage that requires power conversion for a DC output. AC to DC converters use rectifiers to turn AC input into DC output, regulators to adjust the voltage level, and capacitors to smooth the pulsating DC. AC-DC converters can have more than one output and may feature like overcurrent, overvoltage, or short circuit protection. Some switching converters feature active or passive power factor correction to counteract the distortion and raise the power factor.


However, many AC/DC converters use more sophisticated, multi-stage conversion topologies. Rectifiers are implemented using semiconductor devices that conditionally conduct current in one direction only, like diodes. More sophisticated semiconductor rectifiers include thyristors. Silicon controlled rectifiers (SCR) and triode for alternating current (TRIAC) are analogous to a relay in that a small amount of voltage can control the flow of a larger voltage and current.


AC-DC converters are used in computers, televisions, cell phone chargers, and other electronic consumer devices. They are also used in medical, military, and telecommunications equipment; kitchen appliances; industrial machinery; and commercial products that use DC motors.


Return to main Power Management page

Videos

Micro PLC Universal Analog Input Card

Introduction to Power Topologies

Introduction to Power Electronics - Overview

Featured Products

XP POWER

VCE Series Switching Power Supplies

Shop Now
TRIPP-LITE

Portable 3-Port Mobile Power Bank

Shop Now
STMICROELECTRONICS

2 kW interleaved digital PFC reference design

Shop Now
sifam-tinsley

Omega Series Current Transformers

Shop Now
TDK-LAMBDA

DTM65D Series External AC/DC Converters

Shop Now
SOLAHD

SDN-C Compact DIN Rail Power Supplies

Shop Now
TDK-LAMBDA

DRL Series Low Profile DIN Rail Power Supplies

Shop Now
YAGEO

ElectrostaticDischarged Protection Devices

Shop Now
Compare Selected Compare Add Selected Add

Contract pricing display is unavailable at the moment. Prices shown are standard retail prices, orders placed will have contract pricing applied when processed.

  Manufacturer Part No Newark Part No. Manufacturer / Description
Availability Price for:
Price
Quantity
ICE3B0365JFKLA1
ICE3B0365JFKLA1 - AC/DC CONV, FLYBACK, -40 TO 150DEG C

78X5177

INFINEON

AC/DC CONV, FLYBACK, -40 TO 150DEG C

AC/DC CONV, FLYBACK, -40 TO 150DEG C; Input Voltage AC Min:85V; Input Voltage AC Max:265V; AC / DC Converter Case Style:DIP; No. of Pins:8Pins; Power Rating:10W; Topology:Flyback; Operating Temperature Min:-40°C; Product Range:- RoHS Compliant: Yes

2,064 in stock

+ Check Stock & Lead Times

Delivery in 5-7 business days for in stock items

More stock available week commencing 12/7/20

Delivery in 5-7 business days from our UK warehouse for in stock items

Restricted Item
NCP1075STCT3G
NCP1075STCT3G - AC-DC CONVERTER, 6.1V-8.6V, SOT-223-4

37X6670

ON SEMICONDUCTOR

AC-DC CONVERTER, 6.1V-8.6V, SOT-223-4

AC-DC CONVERTER, 6.1V-8.6V, SOT-223-4; Input Voltage AC Min:85V; Input Voltage AC Max:265V; AC / DC Converter Case Style:SOT-223; No. of Pins:4Pins; Power Rating:10W; Topology:Flyback; Operating Temperature Min:-40°C; Operating RoHS Compliant: Yes

1,658 in stock

+ Check Stock & Lead Times

Delivery in 5-7 business days for in stock items

More stock available week commencing 10/26/20

Delivery in 5-7 business days from our UK warehouse for in stock items

Restricted Item
TNY278GN
TNY278GN - AC/DC Off-Line Switcher, TinySwitch-III Family, 85 VAC - 265 VAC, 132 kHz, 28 W, SMD-8

24M8729

POWER INTEGRATIONS

AC/DC Off-Line Switcher, TinySwitch-III Family, 85 VAC - 265 VAC, 132 kHz, 28 W, SMD-8

AC/DC CONV, FLYBACK, SMD-8; Input Voltage AC Min:85V; Input Voltage AC Max:265V; AC / DC Converter Case Style:SMD; No. of Pins:8Pins; Power Rating:21.5W; Topology:Flyback; Operating Temperature Min:-40°C; MSL:MSL 4 - 72 hours RoHS Compliant: Yes

3 in stock

+ Check Stock & Lead Times

3 in stock for same day shipping: Order before 8pm EST Standard Shipping (Mon – Fri. Excluding National Holidays)

Available in quantity shown

Restricted Item
LNK304PN
LNK304PN - AC-DC Off-Line Switcher, Integrated MOSFET, 85 VAC - 265 VAC in, 66 KHz, 120 mA output, DIP-7

47Y1036

POWER INTEGRATIONS

AC-DC Off-Line Switcher, Integrated MOSFET, 85 VAC - 265 VAC in, 66 KHz, 120 mA output, DIP-7

AC/DC CONV, BUCK-BOOST/FLYBACK, DIP-7; Input Voltage AC Min:85V; Input Voltage AC Max:265V; AC / DC Converter Case Style:DIP; No. of Pins:7Pins; Power Rating:-; Topology:Buck, Buck-Boost, Flyback; Operating Temperature Min:-40°C RoHS Compliant: Yes

0

+ Check Stock & Lead Times
    More stock available week commencing 10/5/20

Products not normally stocked that show available inventory, are in stock up to the quantity displayed. Additional quantities will ship with lead time displayed.

Non-Cancelable / Non Returnable

Delivery in 5-7 business days from our UK warehouse for in stock items
Non-Cancelable / Non Returnable

Restricted Item
LNK304DN
LNK304DN - AC/DC Off-Line Switcher IC, Buck-Boost, Flyback, 85-265 VAC, 66 kHz, 170 mA output, 80 mW, SOIC-8

58M8033

POWER INTEGRATIONS

AC/DC Off-Line Switcher IC, Buck-Boost, Flyback, 85-265 VAC, 66 kHz, 170 mA output, 80 mW, SOIC-8

OFF LINE SWITCHER, 120mA, SOIC-8; Input Voltage AC Min:85V; Input Voltage AC Max:265V; AC / DC Converter Case Style:SOIC; No. of Pins:8Pins; Power Rating:-; Topology:Buck, Buck-Boost, Flyback; Operating Temperature Min:-40°C RoHS Compliant: Yes

No Longer Available

Restricted Item