SL Power’s Application Notes and White Papers are featured below. Some in the industry refer to these as Technical Articles. They are ordered chronologically with the latest documents appearing first.
Highlights the differences of EN55011, EN55022 and EN55015 emission-governing standards.
A Comprehensive Guide to Device Fuse Selection.
EMC Standards for Power Supplies
Guide to Product Safety Application Note
External Power Supply Energy Efficiency Requirements Article
New Dept. of Energy rule mandates Level VI standards for external power supplies.
Today’s changing healthcare demands have big impact on power supply design considerations
Considering performance criteria suitable for an application when defining IEC61000 EMC requirements.
IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition + AM1 Guidelines for MOOP and MOPP
No Load Power Loss Measurement Considerations
Mitigation of common mode noise in power supplies
Effect of drivers and power supplies on LED life and reliability
Test Equipment, Power Supplies, and Noise
MB65S – Ready for the Future of Home Healthcare
SL Power 3rd edition Presentation
Overview of our Level 5 Products
Description of HALT screening process
Environmental specs for products in operating and non-operating environments
Defines differences between patient vicinity and patient connected applications
Measuring ripple voltage requires special measurement techniques
Types and values of leakage currents per safety standards
Describes special design and testing limits for medical and ITE safety standards
Limits and guidelines for Hipot testing
Explanation for why minimum load is required on some switching power supplies
Explains Condor Linear model numbering with OV & OVP in model number
How to make a ripple probe for measuring “true” ripple and noise
List of available chassis and cover kits
Description of voltage dip levels, durations, and performance criteria
Drawings of some Condor Linear output connectors
Values of input current under all rated input voltages and frequencies (at full load)
Recommended fuse values to use for all Condor open frame linear models
Comments on designing covers for linears
Checklist for troubleshooting linear models and FAQ
Defines differences between older “-A” and newer “-A+” suffixes on Condor linears