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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Elegant Startup Solution for BCMs Powering High Capacitance Loads

Elegant Startup Solution for BCMs Powering High Capacitance Loads

Some applications, such as radar systems and LED displays, require the connection of a large capacitance at the load input to accommodate a high pulsed power demand.

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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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