Efficient GCS150-250 series of power supplies
Designed to maximise efficiency while minimising no-load input power.
Power systems for patient- connected equipment
Approaches for power systems within medical equipment for patient-connected applications.
Digital power – challenges and opportunities for power designs
Digital power has experienced rapid growth taking advantage of the many benefits that digital control can bring to a tra...
Power systems for medical equipment must ensure patient safety
A fundamental tenet of medical electrical equipment is that it must be safe to use, both for the patient and the operato...
Standard high voltage modules save time, space and money
System power designers specifying high voltage power supplies have three basic options.
Updates to legislation drive external power supplies’ efficiency
As concern for carbon emissions grows, most countries have introduced legislation to regulate the efficiency of external...
Designing for reliability in high voltage applications
High voltage design and manufacturing comes with an additional set of disciplines that must be applied.
Selecting power supplies for peak load applications
Specifying an AC-DC power supply for systems with peak load requirements that are higher than the normal power requireme...
Electrolytic capacitor lifetime in power supplies
The service life of electrolytic capacitors is an increasingly key design parameter in power supplies.
Hints and tips on the use of cooling fans for power supplies
Thermal management of modern power supplies is becoming increasingly important due to smaller heat sinks volumes and hig...
Energy efficiency for external power supplies (EPS)
Controlling the power consumed by external power supplies is important for continuity of the energy supply and reduction...
Overcoming patient leakage current issues
Patient leakage current and ways of reducing and controlling it for the most stringent medical applications