Energy Efficiency of External Power Supplies

Posted on:

Energy efficiency of external power supplies (EPSs), and curbing excessive power consumption has long been an issue of international concern, and with good reason. In the early 90s EPSs, mainly utilising linear technology, had efficiencies sometimes as low as 50%, and drew unwanted power even on no load. Calculations at the time suggested that unless… Read more »

PCV60-REV-C and PCV100-REV-C in More Detail

Posted on:

Explore the features and benefits of PCV60 & PCV100 constant voltage LED drivers in more detail Latch Off Protection Circuitry Most power supplies on the market operate with ‘Hiccup mode’ short circuit protection which leaves the output continually pulsing until the fault condition is removed. This puts a potential risk of continual exposure to high… Read more »

LED Lighting Control helps to set the mood

Posted on:

Traditionally a indoor lighting systems primary role has been to illuminate their users dwelling or work spaces. In most cases, lights are simply turned on or off, although dimming is often possible to satisfy practical or mood-setting demands. The advent of LED technology as a viable means of illumination is changing perceptions of lighting and… Read more »

10 points to consider when selecting a DIN Rail power supply

Posted on:

With soo many choices out there it can be hard when selecting a DIN Rail power supply. As a result we have written our 10 points to consider when selecting a DIN Rail power supply to help you on your way. A DIN Rail is a metal strip of standard dimensions originally defined in specifications… Read more »