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Blog | Feb 26, 2021
EMC 101 — What is EMI?

Welcome to this two-part series on Electromagnetic Compatibility, or EMC. To understand EMC, we need to introduce EMI, and we’ll start by first talking about Electromagnetic waves. What are ...

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Blog | Jan 6, 2021
Why Use EMI Filters in Shielded Rooms and Shielded Enclosure?

Shielded rooms are a crucial EMC component to provide an electromagnetic noise free environment for many critical applications. They offer protection against electromagnetic fields. From MRI rooms, ...

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Blog | Dec 7, 2020
EMI/RF Considerations When Building an MRI Room or Installing an MRI Machine

Since its development in the 1970 - 1980s, MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) has become a widely accepted and versatile imaging technique used in diagnostic medicine and biomedical research. It is ...

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Blog | Oct 21, 2020
Functional Ground and Protection Classes in Power Supplies

When you're selecting a power supply, you have many specifications and requirements to keep in mind. In particular, you'll need to consider the protection class you need and if a functional ground ...

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Blog | Oct 21, 2020
The Benefits of Wide Operating Temperature Power Supplies

When you're selecting a power supply for your system, you'll need to consider its ambient operating temperature range. Running your power supply within its specified operating temperatures are ...

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Blog | Oct 9, 2020
Addressing Power Challenges With Power Distribution Units

Industrial electrical systems face numerous challenges in their everyday operation. Power surges, inefficiency, low uptime and electromagnetic interference, along with other issues, can all diminish ...

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Blog | Sep 3, 2020
EMC in Medical Applications

In today’s world, all electrical and electronic devices employ very high frequency switching circuits that generate unwanted high frequency electrical signals or noise that can cause Electromagnetic ...

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Blog | Jul 24, 2020
Methods of Achieving CF Patient Leakage Isolation in a Medical Device

Leakage is a non-functional current that flows through an electrical device, even when its power is turned off. Sometimes referred to as "vampire power," leakage current contributes to wasted energy ...

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Blog | Jun 24, 2020
The Importance of PDUs in Test Equipment

The value and prominence of complex test equipment is growing rapidly across a number global industries. Custom test equipment systems play a critical role in quality control and throughput for ...

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Blog | Apr 30, 2020
Step-by-Step Process for Selecting An EMI Filter

Today’s electrical and electronic devices employ high-frequency switching circuits, which create high-frequency electrical signals propagating through cables and air, called electromagnetic ...

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Blog | Mar 26, 2020
EMI Filter Installation Best Practices

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters are crucial for a wide range of equipment and devices. Installing an EMI filter helps them function as intended and prevents them from interfering with ...

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Blog | Feb 21, 2020
IEC/EN/UL 62368-1 Compliance and Standards

Product safety standards are constantly changing to keep up with the latest technology, and a substantial change is quickly approaching. The new IEC 62368-1 compliance standards are set to replace ...

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