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Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Failure rate is defined as the percentage of units failing per unit time. This varies throughout the
life of the equipment and if λ is plotted against time, a characteristic bathtub curve is
obtained for most electronic equipment.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The HHP650 series of rugged AC-DC power supplies are designed for heavy-use industrial applications where an electrically & mechanically robust solution is required.
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015
Power supplies generate waste heat which has to be dissipated. They typically have either convection cooled or forced cooled ratings or, in some cases, both. Forced cooled power supplies may incorporate a cooling fan, or may specify the user cooling required to operate the unit at...
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Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The most important factor is good, careful design based on sound experience, resulting in known safety margins. Unfortunately, this does not show up in any predictions, since they assume a perfect design.
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XP Power has introduced a range of chassis mount and IEC inlet EMI filters that satisfy the requirement for equipment to conform to the latest EMC emissions and immunity...
The New Safety Standard for ITE and AV Equipment
IEC/EN/UL 62368-1 is the new safety standard with a broad scope that covers ITE, communication technology, audio/video &...
XP Power has announced the DSR range of AC-DC DIN rail power supplies approved for industrial control systems (ICE) and information technology equipment (ITE) applications....
Power supplies fall into one of three protection classes based on the need, or not, for a protective earth connection:
Class I - where user protection from electric...