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Five Easy Steps to Create a DC Power Supply with Data Logging

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Five Easy Steps to Create a DC Power Supply with Data Logging

Choon-Hin Chang 2021.09.16

Most applications with a bench power supply use an external data acquisition instrument, such as a digital multimeter or data logger, to capture measurement data points. This process is cumbersome bec

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Accelerate Avionics Power Input Testing

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Accelerate Avionics Power Input Testing

Brian Whitaker 2021.09.14

Test operators in the avionics industry face significant challenges in conducting power input testing. One challenge is that all aircraft electrical components must follow the RTCA/DO-160 and the MIL-

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#Power Supplies #BenchVue #Manufacturing Test #Aerospace + Defense #Avionics

Enhance the Battery Life of Your Wireless Devices

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Enhance the Battery Life of Your Wireless Devices

Choon-Hin Chang 2020.11.26

Introduction As more portable electronic devices with multiple features hit the market, battery run time becomes critical for product differentiation and customer satisfaction. Consumers frequently ex

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Why Do I Need to Add an External Protection Diode to My Bench Power Supply?

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Why Do I Need to Add an External Protection Diode to My Bench Power Supply?

Bill Griffith 2020.08.25

Adding a diode to the output of your power supply will keep your power supply safe while you work with energy-storing devices such as batteries or large capacitors. The diode will prevent current from

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Stump the Pros With a Simple SMPS Question - What Are These Power Supplies Actually Called?

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Stump the Pros With a Simple SMPS Question - What Are These Power Supplies Actually Called?

Daniel Bogdanoff 2020.09.04

"An SMPS by any other name would switch as sweet" - Shakespeare the power supply engineer, probably What does the “S” in SMPS stand for? Switch? Switched? Switching? I thought I knew. Wow, was I wrong

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Basic Principles for Choosing a Bench Power Supply

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Basic Principles for Choosing a Bench Power Supply

Choon-Hin Chang 2020.07.22

Are you having problems deciding which DC bench power supply you need for your applications? Are you bewildered with the vast number of power supplies available in the marketplace? Not all power suppl

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