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Keep Your LEDs Running Brighter and for Longer

October 31, 2016
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Keep Your LEDs Running Brighter and for Longer

Heat can be a big challenge when designing power systems for LEDs. More heat results in excessive temperatures, which rapidly degrades LED luster and longevity.

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How Vicor is Transforming Datacenters from 12V to 48V

How Vicor is Transforming Datacenters from 12V to 48V

Announcements by Google at the OpenPOWER Summit and the Open Compute Project (OCP) U.S. Summit are recent industry proof points of a shift to 48V server and infrastructure.

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Vicor ZVS Cool Power Regulators => the Sweet Spot in Integration

Vicor ZVS Cool Power Regulators => the Sweet Spot in Integration

Switching Regulator solutions are offered in various levels of integration, offering a broad spectrum of performance, features, and packaging.

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In 48 V Power Systems, the Fewer Components, the Better

July 29, 2016
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In 48 V Power Systems, the Fewer Components, the Better

As engineers, we’re always looking for an elegant solution. Although project managers seem to judge us on the number of components we add to a schematic, we know that the most effective way to overcome a design challenge generally looks the simplest when it is complete. The Vicor 48 V Direct to CPU solution is no exception

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Leashing UAVs

Leashing UAVs

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), AKA drones, have been flying for quite some time.  The ease of use and relatively low entry cost have resulted in them being used in a plethora of applications, including military, law enforcement, news provision, science and exploration, traffic reporting and management, as well as a host of others.

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Optimizing the Power Architecture of Video Walls

July 22, 2016
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Optimizing the Power Architecture of Video Walls

Video walls present an interesting challenge for power system designers: they need to develop power chains that are compact, light and highly efficient

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A Flexible Approach to Custom VITA 62 Power Systems

A Flexible Approach to Custom VITA 62 Power Systems

To keep costs down, older aircraft are being upgraded with new capabilities and systems. These increasing payloads and new avionics typically require more power than was originally available

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