Manufacturers' data sheets often only give blanket information on efficiency and losses of their power supplies at different mains voltages or loads. Therefore it is advisable for users to measure the efficiency of a power supply themselves. In this blog article you will learn what you should pay attention to.
In medical technology, the protection of patients and hospital staff has top priority. For this reason, medical power supplies are subject to strict requirements regarding safety, reliability and EMC. In this blog article you will find out how medical technology can benefit from the experience gained in machine building and system engineering.
Heat is the arch enemy for the service lifetime of a power supply. In this article, you will learn more about how service lifetime is determined by temperature and how the PULS Cool design counteracts this.
Derating is a protective measure which allows to use power supplies at high temperatures, at high altitudes or in alternative mounting orientations. In this blog article you will learn what you should consider when it comes to derating.
A high inrush current is problematic for an efficient and simplified system design. In this blog article you will learn why inrush current occurs in power supplies and which methods manufacturers apply to minimize it.