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Blog | Jun 20, 2022
EMC Considerations for Electric Vehicle Charging
The electric vehicle (EV) market has skyrocketed since it emerged in the 2010s. In the last decade, the number of passenger EVs has gone from virtually zero to over 10 million. They've become so ...
Blog | Jun 16, 2022
Open Frame vs Enclosed Power Supplies
Open Frame vs. Enclosed Power Supplies —Which Is Right for You? The power supply you choose for your application needs to meet your performance requirements and fit in the space allocated for it in ...
Blog | Jun 15, 2022
MOOP and MOPP
Electrical systems with the potential to be touched by a human being need to incorporate sufficient protection to ensure human safety. The means of protection should be incorporated into the design ...
Blog | Apr 18, 2022
The Role of EMI Filters in Industrial Automation
As industrial automation becomes more digitized, the susceptibility of equipment to electromagnetic interference (EMI) increases. Filtering and/or shielding these devices against EMI is vital to ...
Blog | Apr 7, 2022
Power Distribution Unit (PDU) Components Infographic
A Power Distribution Unit (PDU) is the powerhouse of your electric system. Complete with AC/DC power and a simple control interface, the PDU constitutes the centralized system input. These units are ...
Blog | Mar 28, 2022
How to Select the Right External Power Adapter
Whether you need an external power adapter for a new product or as a replacement for an existing product, finding the right one can be tricky. There are a few details that are important to consider ...
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Blog | Mar 16, 2022
PDU: Monitoring and Control
Complex systems generally have several devices and loads, leading to the need for a power distribution unit (PDU). PDUs are commonly used to control and distribute electric power for semiconductor ...
Blog | Feb 14, 2022
Taking the Next Steps in Your New EMC Engineering Career
The journey of a lifetime in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) engineering begins with a single step — creating a plan for success. Developing a game plan for your new EMC engineering career can ...
Blog | Feb 8, 2022
Air-Cooled vs. Liquid-Cooled vs. Conduction-Cooled Power Supplies
Every electronic device generates some level of heat. The more heat created, the smaller the mean time between failure (MTBF) for a device. The general rule of thumb is that the MTBF doubles for ...
Blog | Dec 8, 2021
Common Factors that Affect EMI Filters
In today’s digital world, every electrical and electronic product needs power supplies, converters, and switching circuits to get the right amount of power and achieve reliable performance and ...
Blog | Dec 3, 2021
Insertion Loss in EMI Filters
Electromagnetic interference (EMI) filtering is essential to equipment design. The key to choosing a high-performance filter is knowing the basics of EMI filter insertion loss. What Is Insertion ...
Blog | Dec 2, 2021
The Importance of EMI and EMC Testing
Electromagnetic emissions can affect the functioning of electronic devices, electrical systems, and radio frequency (RF) systems. Since the electricity in a circuit is never entirely contained, all ...