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 […]

Technical Bulletin – March 2019

The AC in Your DC: An Overview of Ripple & Noise Introduction The output of an AC/DC power converter is not necessarily a pure direct current waveform. In fact the DC output is actually a superimposition of some desired constant voltage and two AC artifacts known as ripple and noise. The relative magnitude of these […]

TT Electronics acquires Power Partners Inc.

TT extends power systems and solutions portfolio, expands North American  presence, and increases footprint in medical and connected health applications    Woking, UK, 26 March, 2019 – TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today announced the acquisition of Power Partners, a leading provider of medical and industrial specialist power products for the North American market. The firm is based in Boston, Massachusetts, and complements TT’s global power electronics business with new products and design […]

Technical Bulletin – February 2019

Loading Constraints: Understanding Maximum Capacitance Introduction The average PCB is home to an assortment of passive circuit elements, often including a broad array of capacitors of different types, ratings, and values. A capacitors sole function from a fundamental physical perspective is to store electric potential energy within an electric field between its electrodes. Circuit designers […]

Compact – High Density – Low Cost 65 Watt Interchangeable Wall Mount Power Supply

Compact – High Density – Low Cost 65 Watt Interchangeable Wall Mount Power Supply Editorial Contact: Judi Zullo, jzullo@powerpartners-inc.com Hudson, MA –Power Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce their PSAW65I Series of 65W low cost interchangeable AC blade wall mount power supplies. The PSAW65I Series packs 65W into a compact case, measuring 4.62” x 1.98” […]