Newark Announces PowerWise Synchronous Buck Regulators

Committed to bringing design engineers the newest technologies first, leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announces that it is now stocking National Semiconductor’s new PowerWise® family (LM20XXX) of full-featured synchronous buck regulators, which provide high-efficient DC-DC power conversion for point-of-load power supply designs in communication, data storage, industrial and automotive applications.

The highly integrated regulators feature a variety of input voltages and output currents, and offer a combination of power sequencing, adjustable switching frequency and clock synchronization options to create a small, efficient and complete solution with minimal external components or circuitry.

Design engineers will find detailed technical information about the LM20XXX regulators online plus access to a wide range of National’s analog products, which are available for same-day shipping.

“The new addition to National’s PowerWise® family enables design engineers to fully customize their power solution to meet individual system needs,” comments Paul Buckley, Senior VP, Product & Supplier Management, Newark. “These industry-first devices are representative of the market-leading solutions engineers will find on our website.”

Newark’s current “Technology First” initiative on energy efficiency takes an in-depth look at new and emerging technologies that help design engineers develop end-to-end solutions. Exclusive technical articles and an offering of 2,500 of the latest energy efficient products can be found at

About Newark
Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 440+ top manufacturers for design engineer and maintenance professionals. To meet its customers’ diverse needs, Newark stocks everything from the latest design-in technologies to popular replacement parts, and continually expands its supplier portfolio to offer a true one-stop shopping experience. In-stock products ship the same day, and are available for next day delivery. With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark through contact centers, a local branch network in the US, Canada and Mexico, a dedicated field sales force and a world-class website.