MD&M West 2020

The World’s Largest Medical Design & Manufacturing Event As medtech surges ahead, professionals in this dynamic industry need one place to cross paths annually to swap ideas, find inspiration, overcome challenges, and source products to keep their engineering projects humming. Enter Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West — the world’s largest medical design and manufacturing […]

Technical Bulletin – December 2019

System Demystification II: Understanding Power Supply Inrush Current Introduction Knowledge of a power converter’s input current characteristics can prove useful for determining how many devices can be powered by a given electrical service/outlet without tripping breakers in the power system. Input current ratings given on switch-mode power supply (SMPS) nameplates are worst-case steady state figures […]

TT Electronics Launches High Density Protek Power N3 Desktop Power Supplies

High efficiency, high power density AC-DC power supplies give OEMs a smaller option to complement compact designs TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has announced the launch of the new Protek Power N3 Series, further enhancing the company’s ability to deliver high efficiency AC-DC power solutions to international standards. […]

Technical Bulletin – November 2019

Power Supplies for Home Healthcare Applications: Implications of 60601-1-11 Introduction As our population grows and ages and the cost of in-hospital care continues to rise, modern technologies are developed to facilitate remote monitoring and remote care for today’s patients. Moving healthcare away from the hospital and into the home provides patients with both convenience and […]

Technical Bulletin – October 2019

Specification Demystification: Understanding Power Supply Hold-Up Time Introduction While many of the developed world’s power grids are robust and mature systems, they are not perfect. The mains voltage (available from the outlets in homes, offices, hospitals and other facilities), supplying power to the electrical devices we use every day, is vulnerable to a number of […]

TT Electronics Enters into Alliance with Coakley, Boyd and Abbett

Leading electronics manufacturers’ representative firm extends U.S. reach of  TT’s Power Partners branded medical and industrial power conversion products. TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today announced it has entered into an alliance with Coakley, Boyd and Abbett, the long established and well-respected manufacturers’ representative, to market TT’s Power Partners brand. The […]

Technical Bulletin – August 2019

Installation Considerations for Internal Power Supplies Introduction AC/DC power supplies can be classified into a broad array of genera depending on their physical construction and intended end use. These genera can be placed into one of two primary families, internal or external. Internal power supplies are those which, as the name suggests, will be installed […]

Technical Bulletin – July 2019

Burst-Mode Operation: A Double-Edged Sword Introduction In response to ever evolving power supply efficiency standards, power supply manufacturers are using burst-mode operation (amongst a sea of other energy saving strategies) to decrease the standby power consumption of external power adaptors. Efficient conversion techniques do not come without some cost. Burstmode operation can have adverse, and […]

TT Electronics enters into partnership with Protek Power

Provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, TT Electronics, has announced an exclusive sales agreement with Protek Power, further enhancing their ability to deliver design, integration and assembly of power solutions to international standards, enabling a smarter supply chain and speed to market for TT Electronic customers. Protek Power, an FSP Group company, specialises […]

Technical Bulletin – April 2019

Thermal Considerations for the Application of Power Converters Introduction One of the first questions one should ask themselves when selecting an appropriate AC/DC power supply for a given application is what sort of environment that device will be expected to operate in. A power supply that is intended to spend its operational life on the […]