Posts Tagged ‘ BCM ’

How to Start a BCM in Reverse Mode in “DC Transformer” Applications

March 20, 2017
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How to Start a BCM in Reverse Mode in “DC Transformer” Applications

Power components, such as the Bus Converter Modules (BCMs) and Non-Isolated Bus Converters (NBMs) can be used as bi-directional devices, stepping the voltage up or down

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Hot Swappable BCMs Increase System Uptime

January 25, 2017
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Hot Swappable BCMs Increase System Uptime

Many large systems, such as data centers, rely on hot-swap (also sometimes called “hot plug”) to allow modules to be changed without powering down the system.

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How the Power Component Design Methodology Delivers Optimized LED Power Systems

November 8, 2016
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How the Power Component Design Methodology Delivers Optimized LED Power Systems

LED technology is used in a wide range of applications, from large-format video displays to architectural lighting.

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A Power Solution for Line Cards

Power systems have been thought of as a commodity in applications such as line cards. Increasing density means that this lack of focus makes it difficult for power engineers

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The Importance of Hot-Swap and Transient Suppression in HVDC Systems

Why is hot-swapping so important in DC systems? If you have only worked with AC systems, this question might baffle you.

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On-Demand Power Averaging Webinar Shows a Better Approach for Pulsed Loads

October 4, 2016
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On-Demand Power Averaging Webinar Shows a Better Approach for Pulsed Loads

If you are developing power systems for intermittent or pulsed loads and missed our recent webinar, “Maximum Load: The Wrong Specification for Pulsed Power”

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Bi-Directional Power Design from 200 W to 20 kW and 10 V to over 700 V

August 23, 2016
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Bi-Directional Power Design from 200 W to 20 kW and 10 V to over 700 V

In the final part of the interview series with Harry Vig about the Enabling Bi-Directional Energy Flow Using DC Power Transformers webinar, he discusses the wide range of power and voltage levels that are supported by Vicor’s bi-directional power components.

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