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How to Connect and Test a Regulated Model

Posted on 28-Jun-2016 14:30:00

XP EMCO engineering technician Tim Thompson explains how to connect and test an XP EMCO regulated unit to verify operation. This video tutorial applies to the following XP EMCO products: CA Series, C Series, and H Series.


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Tags: High Voltage

Input Protection

Posted on 15-Jun-2016 11:57:41

Input protection is implemented in power supplies and DC/DC converters to ensure safe operation. The input fuse fitted within a power supply is not intended to be field-replaceable, it is rated such that only a catastrophic failure of the power supply will cause it to fail. It will not be cleared by an overload as the power supply will have some other form of overload protection, usually electronic. The fuse will often be soldered into the PCB rather than being a replaceable cartridge type fuse. 

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Tags: EMC, Applications

High Voltage Power Supply Grounding Techniques for Optimal Performance and Reliability

Posted on 01-Jun-2016 14:03:00

Ground is ground, right?  In truth, there is no ideal ground, all ground paths have inductance, resistance and noise.  Managing the various ground paths interfacing with a high voltage power supply makes the difference between a good design and a great design.

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Tags: DC-DC Converters, Applications, High Voltage