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5 Reasons You Need a Wide Input Voltage

May 8, 2018
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5 Reasons You Need a Wide Input Voltage

Many DC-DC converters are designed with a relatively narrow input range to allow efficiency to be optimized, but the lack of flexibility can be a limitation for many applications.

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The Engineer’s Guide to Bi-Directional Power System Design

May 2, 2018
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The Engineer’s Guide to Bi-Directional Power System Design

Power components that allow energy to flow in either direction are a relatively new concept, with one of the first articles discussing bi-directional power design appearing in Electronic Design magazine in 2014.

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5 Things You Should Know About AC-DC Power Conversion

April 4, 2018
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5 Things You Should Know About AC-DC Power Conversion

AC-DC power conversion presents a range of challenges for power system designers. Here are five things you really should consider

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Power-to-Weight Ratio: The Key Metric for Tethered UAVs

April 3, 2018
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Power-to-Weight Ratio: The Key Metric for Tethered UAVs

UAVs (“drones”) are being used for many different applications. Maximizing flying time is one of the most important things designers of these systems must consider

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Phil Davies Describes the Priorities for 2018

March 29, 2018
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Phil Davies Describes the Priorities for 2018

At the start of the year, Phil Davies, Corporate VP for Global Sales and Marketing, took some time out from his busy schedule to talk with a Korean journalist

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New 12V – 48V NBM Simplifies Move to 48V Power Distribution

March 27, 2018
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New 12V – 48V NBM Simplifies Move to 48V Power Distribution

We announced a new Non-Isolated Bus Converter Module (NBM) that converts 12V to 48V

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The Quick and Easy Way to Design EMI Filters Online

March 27, 2018
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The Quick and Easy Way to Design EMI Filters Online

Meeting EMI standards is a one of the biggest challenges for power system designers, with passive filters being a key weapon to attenuate unwanted frequencies in DC-DC converters.

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