May 2012

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Complete source for Industrial Automation Solutions

  • Power Quality Tools for Commercial & Industrial Applications

    Power Quality Tools for Commercial & Industrial Applications.

    Read the article courtesy of Fluke
  • 30 Days Load Studies with the Fluke 1735 Power Logger

    Performing a load studing with the Fluke 1735 takes 5 steps.

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  • Electrical Measurement on adjustable speed drives

    10 measurements that fell you a lot.

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  • Top-100 Power Supply

    Low Power Power Supplies / Top-100 Series Power Supply

    Read the article courtesy of Traco Power
  • Choosing the Right Level of Protection with Surge Protective Devices

    Reviews SPD current ratings to ease the burden of properly specifying an SPD.

    Read the article courtesy of Schneider Electric APC
  • Surge Protective Device Response Time

    Several factors affect SPD overall response rates, and should be considered when comparing various units.

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  • Specifying the Ideal DC UPS for Industrial Applications

    If there is one universal factor that can and will disrupt microprocessor-based controls and cause downtime, that factor is power quality.

    Read the article courtesy of Sola-HD
  • Why Surge Supression?

    Transient disturbances can disrupt or cripple equipment, causing loss of data, productivity and money. Just when did the power we've used for years get to be so dirty?

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  • High Efficiency Pays and it's Green

    A converter's rated efficiency measures how much of its input power is converted into useable output power.

    Read the article courtesy of SynQor
  • Power Supply Measurement and Analysis with the MSO/DPO Series Oscilloscopes

    Power supplies can be found in many different electronic devices, from children s toys to computers and office equipment to industrial equipment. They are used to convert electrical power from one form to another for proper device operation.

    Read the article courtesy of Tektronix
  • A New Approach to Quick, Accurate, Affordable Floating Measurements

    Engineers and technicians often need to make "floating" measurements where neither point of the measurement is at ground (earth) potential. This measurement is often referred to as a differential measurement. "Signal common" may be elevated to hundreds of volts from earth.

    Read the article courtesy of Tektronix
  • Ten Fundamentals You Need to Know About Your DC Power Supply

    In most circumstances, a power supply output operates in either CV or CC mode. However, there are some unusual circumstances that will cause the power supply to enter a third mode called unregulated (UNR) mode.

    Read the article courtesy of Keysight Technologies-Technologies
  • Achieve Cleaner Power Signals by Minimizing Common Sources of Noise

    When noise is present in test or characterization systems, it often leads to the question of whether the DUT is producing a noisy output in response to a stable input signal or responding to noise at the input.

    Read the article courtesy of Keysight Technologies-Technologies
  • Simulating Power Interruptions for DC Input Devices

    This application brief describes how the Keysight technologies N6705A DC Power Analyzer can simulate power interruptions for DC input devices.

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  • Understanding Linear Power Supply Specifications

    Choosing the right power supply for your application requires a good understanding of power supply specifications.

    Read the article courtesy of Keithley-Instruments
  • Source Measurement Unit (SMU) Instruments Simplify Characterizing a Linear Voltage Regulator's DC Performance

    This article discusses how to characterize some common DC electrical characteristics of LVRs, including line regulation, load regulation, dropout voltage and quiescent current. These parameters are applicable to qualifying both conventional and LDO LVRs for specific applications.

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  • Protecting Digital Signage Systems from Power Problems

    Solutions to protect digital signage systems

    Read the article courtesy of Tripp-Lite
  • Power Protection for Health Care

    Solutions to major power strip compliance in Healthcare enviornments

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  • Severe Weather Power Protection

    Learn how to protect your electronics against severe weather power outages.

    Read the article courtesy of Tripp-Lite
  • Protecting Power Problems in Industrial Enviornments

    Tripp Lite surge suppressors and UPS systems provide your equipment with safe, reliable power around the clock, keeping your facility up and running at peak capacity.

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  • Power Protection - Key to Industrial Productivity

    Learn how surge supression and UPS protect your business and keep you up and running.

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  • Distributed vs Centralized Data Center Power

    Most data center managers agree on the importance of using UPS to keep IT systems continuously operational. The best way to deploy these UPSs, however, is more controversial.

    Read the article courtesy of Eaton