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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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Blog | Oct 12, 2021
Medical Power Supplies with Superior Quality and Reliability

Astrodyne TDI is certified to ISO 13485, and all our medical power supplies are designed and developed with the patient in mind. The Astrodyne TDI team works closely with customers and partners to ...

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Blog | Oct 6, 2021
An Overview of Snap-In EMI Filters

Countless industries use devices that emit electromagnetic impulses (EMI), including everything from fluorescent bulbs to microwave ovens to computers. Any excess EMI generation from these appliances ...

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Blog | Oct 4, 2021
UL Listed vs UL Recognized Power Supplies

OSHA mandates the safety approval of electrical equipment, like power supplies, by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL). UL Certification is listed as an approved testing lab, amongst 17 ...

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Blog | Jul 22, 2021
EMI Considerations for Semiconductor Applications

Practically every electronic device is susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI). Coming from both natural and engineered sources, EMI presents equipment risks, especially in semiconductor ...

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Blog | Jul 8, 2021
RFI Filter Basics

If your business involves electronics or electrical equipment, you probably contend with radio frequency interference (RFI). As a result, you need reliable ways to reduce RFI and prevent the ...

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Blog | Jun 23, 2021
Power Supplies for Semiconductor Equipment

Semiconductor fabrication applications require dependable power solutions. Let's take a look at the semiconductor fabrication process, the capabilities a power supply unit needs and the industry ...

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Blog | Jun 18, 2021
Primary Considerations for PDU's in Semiconductor Applications

Power distribution units (PDU's) are generally described as devices with multiple outputs providing electric power. The semiconductor industry requires power distribution solutions to ensure ...

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Blog | Jun 17, 2021
Astrodyne TDI's Role in the Medical Field

Due to the high-risk nature of medical applications, electronic equipment such as surgical devices, artificial hearts, ventilators, infusion pumps, and MRIs must be held to very high standards of ...

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Blog | Apr 23, 2021
Conducted EMI vs. Radiated EMI — What’s the Difference?

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is a phenomenon that often occurs when electrical devices are exposed to external electromagnetic (EM) fields. In some cases, exposure to EMI can lead to component ...

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Blog | Apr 23, 2021
What is TEMPEST?

The TEMPEST specification (designated by US National Security Agency) refers to the susceptibility of computer and telecommunications devices to data theft. Some electronic equipment emits ...

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