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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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Blog | Feb 12, 2020
How to Design a Custom EMI Filter

An EMI Filter is required to protect electrical devices from electromagnetic interference (EMI). Filter design and selection depends on the EMI regulations, electrical specifications and other design ...

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Blog | Jan 10, 2020
3-Phase Power: Delta vs Wye Explained

Electricity is used to power a multitude of devices that are designed for the convenience and necessity of people and processes around the world. Three-phase power plays a key role in the design of ...

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Blog | Jan 3, 2020
EMC Compliance Case Studies

Designing for EMC compliance can be extremely difficult as many dynamic variables must interact to provide a “clean”, upfront design. There are, however, a number of good EMC design practices that ...

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Blog | Oct 21, 2019
EMC Design Guidelines

Every printed circuit board (PCB) should be able to operate without disruption due to interference from other devices and without causing interference. To accomplish this, PCBs need to have strong ...

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Blog | Sep 4, 2019
Choosing Medical Power Supplies

The world of medicine looks different than ever before, with more devices needing more power. MedTech Europe, a trade association that represents manufacturers in the industry, estimates that there ...

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Blog | Jul 8, 2019
EMI Troubleshooting: How to Fix EMC Issues

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) issues are common in spaces where large amounts of electrical devices interact with one another. Units, circuits, and wires can never completely contain ...

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Blog | Jul 2, 2019
EMI Shielding vs Filtering

As our world becomes more digital, and electronic devices continue to play increasingly central roles in our lives, electromagnetic interference, or EMI, becomes an increasingly important issue. ...

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