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Blog | Jun 15, 2022

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Blog | Nov 29, 2021
Making vs. Buying Power Supplies

Deciding whether to purchase or make a power supply unit (PSU) can impact your overall power management subsystem cost, along with the final cost of the end-item system itself. The decision can also ...

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Blog | Nov 8, 2021
N+1 Redundancy Explained

N+1 redundancy is critical for semiconductor, military, and industrial applications, as it ensures a company's system continues to operate in the event of component failure. Without N+1 redundancy, ...

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