Monthly Archives: February 2023
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You may already know that Bravo Electro is your one-stop shop for all things standard AC DC power supplies. But, were you aware that we also have a range of different types of high-voltage power supplies as well?
These are sourced directly from the most reputable manufacturer in the industry - MEAN WELL. Reaching voltages as high as 380Vdc, these units are the highest-voltage power supplies we carry. From centralized bus power to high-voltage charging systems, automatic industrial equipment, 5G communication equipment, and a whole lot more - the use cases for these devices are vast.
And today, we’re going to break down the different products in MEAN WELL’s high-voltage lineup - including key features that set them apart from the rest.
What are the Different Types of High Voltage Power Supplies Available at Bravo Electro?
Here are the four series we’re
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In recent years, LED lighting has become an increasingly popular option due to its energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness. However, in order for LEDs to work properly, they must be supplied with a reliable, consistent amount of power, which is where Inventronics and Mean Well come into play.
These two companies are some of the most renowned manufacturers of LED drivers in the market today, offering quality products that meet the needs of their customers.
It can be difficult to know which manufacturer produces the best LED driver – Inventronics or Mean Well? That’s why this article is here to provide you with a comparison of these two brands.
We’ll look at their different features, facts, and other crucial info so that you can make an informed decision on what LED driver you need for your unique needs.
The Importance of Getting the Best LED Driver
- February 24, 2023 550
Are all power supplies the same size? Welcome to Bravo Electro's comprehensive guide on power supply sizing. This is a question that many people ask when they are in the market for a new power supply. The truth is that power supplies come in different shapes and sizes, and it's important to choose the right one for your needs.
In this blog post, we'll dive deep into the question "what size power supply do I need?" and provide you with a power supply size guide to help you choose the right one. Let's begin.
Are All Power Supplies the Same Size?
Are all power supplies the same size? As stated above, power supplies come in different shapes and sizes. Power supply size guides are based on wattage ratings which indicate the amount of electrical power they can provide. Typically, power supplies range from 1W all the way up to 30,000W. The size of each power supply will correlate to its wattage rating, with higher wattage ratings requiring larger power supplies.
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What power supply do I need? Whether you're working on a project for an electrical device or replacing an existing unit, it's essential to understand the basics of powering your setup.
Let's explore what kind of power supplies exist and what to look for when making your choice. We'll discuss power ratings, form factors, and more. After reading this article, you'll have a better idea of what power supply to select for your use case.
What Type of Power Supply Do I Need? All the Factors to Consider When Shopping
When shopping for a power supply, there are many important factors to consider.
What is an AC DC power supply? There are two primary types of power supplies: AC (alternating current) and DC (direct current). The type
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Switching power supplies are electrical power converters that efficiently convert AC or DC input voltage to the desired output voltage. In this blog post, we'll discuss what switching power supplies are, how they work, when you should use them, and who makes the best power supplies for your application.
From understanding how they work and the components they contain to learning about modular designs and UL listed vs UL recognized products—we've got all the information you need to make an informed decision when selecting a switching power supply!
What are Switching Power Supplies?
Switching power supplies, also known as switched-mode power supplies or SMPS, are among the most energy-efficient power supply devices available on the market today. They’re popularly used in personal electronics and have also become increasingly popular for powering industrial equipment.
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Working on tech projects requires power supplies that are reliable and efficient. But choosing the right power supply can be confusing – with so many options on the market, it can be difficult to know what is compatible or suitable for your project.
This blog post will explore whether or not power supplies are universal and how you can choose the right one for your needs.
Are Power Supplies Universal?
Are power supplies universal? Not always – but there are some that are made to be used in any situation. When shopping for a power supply, you should consider what device is being powered, electrical requirements such as voltage and power output, and any certifications needed to ensure the product is safe.
Modularity can also be important when choosing a power supply – does it need an AC or DC connection, or both? But what does modular mean on a power supply
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When selecting a power supply for your electronic device, it's imperative to consider the efficiency rating. Not all power supplies are the same - some may be more effective than others in supplying voltage and current that keep your device running optimally.
A power supply's efficiency rating determines how much of the electricity drawn from the house electrical AC or DC is actually converted into usable power for your device.
This comprehensive guide will give you insight into efficiency ratings on power supplies. We'll explain significance, review common power supply ratings, and teach you how to calculate their efficiency. Furthermore, we have tips to enhance your own hardware's performance as well.
Whether you're someone who likes a DIY project or an experienced technician - this guide has something for all levels of technical expertise when it comes to understanding power supply