Posts Tagged ‘ FIAM ’

Back to Basics: Do I Need Filtering on the Input and Output Side of the Converters?

March 30, 2014
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Back to Basics: Do I Need Filtering on the Input and Output Side of the Converters?

All switching power supplies generate potentially interfering signals as a result of their high frequency, high power switching.

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Back to Basics: Why do we need active surge suppression?

December 7, 2013
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Back to Basics: Why do we need active surge suppression?

It’s well understood that unexpected electrical disturbances can cause data loss or even permanent damage to any unprotected electronic equipment in their path. Active as well as passive suppression is essential to provide comprehensive protection from all such events. This post shows why this is so, and how active suppression works to fulfil its role. Electrical events threaten electronic equipment by placing excessive electrical energy onto its input power rails in the form of a transient, a surge, or possibly both. A transient is typified as a fast-rising voltage spike of high magnitude –...

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New Filter Modules for DC-DC Railway Applications

March 6, 2012
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New Filter Modules for DC-DC Railway Applications

Vicor’s Filtered Input Attenuator Modules (FIAMs) are designed for power systems engineers needing front-end EMC filtering and transient protection without incurring excessive costs, delay or demands on space.  The FIAM family has just been extended by the addition of FIAM110 and FIAM072 products for Rail applications.

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