Technical Bulletin – July 2019

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 often unforeseen effects on RF […]

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

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 floor of an office cubical will clearly be […]

Technical Bulletin – March 2019

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 two AC components to the constant DC level is an important […]

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

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 leverage the electrical properties of […]

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, 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

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 without losses. Unfortunately, in the world of power electronics there is no […]

Technical Bulletin – December 2018

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 necessary agency approvals. For the […]

Technical Bulletin – November 2018

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, but one of the simpler, and more […]