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” […]

Technical Bulletin – January 2019

The Case of the Missing Energy An Overview of AC/DC Conversion Losses Introduction What constitutes an ideal system? This is vague question that is sure to yield a multitude of different responses depending on who you ask. If you ask a power electronics engineer, they will probably tell you that an ideal system is one […]

Technical Bulletin – December 2018

Safety Approvals: The PSE Mark Introduction Japan is widely considered to have the third largest economy in the world. It is no surprise that Japan is an appealing market for the sale of all sorts of goods, including electronics. However, to sell a product into the Japanese market manufacturers must first obtain all of the […]

Technical Bulletin – November 2018

Going the Distance: DC Cable Length Consideration Introduction Here at Power Partners, a significant majority of our business is in developing modified-standard AC/DC converters, tailoring one of our off-the-shelf solutions to meet the more particular needs of a specific application. The modifications we have developed over the years span a wide range of technical challenges, […]

Technical Bulletin – September 2018 (2)

Safety Approvals: Limited Power Sources and Types of Limiting Introduction Most industrial AC/DC power supply labels are littered with a wide assortment of agency approval marks. In examining the approval marks on lower-power adaptors, one may occasionally come across the three letter acronym: LPS. We receive inquiries almost weekly regarding the LPS compliance of our […]