IEC/EN 61000-4-3 Dissected: How to Ride The Big Waves
In today’s technologically driven world, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of electronic devices. One essential standard in this domain is the EN 61000-4-3, which focuses on radiated electromagnetic field immunity. In this article, we delve into the intricate details of EN 61000-4-3, exploring its significance, testing procedures, and practical implications for device manufacturers and users alike.Read More
EN61000-4-2 Dissected: No Shocks When It Comes to ESD
Static electricity discharges may be present in environments with a low relative humidity, typically being generated from low conductivity artificial fibres such as carpets, vinyl garments, or even something as simple as picking up a polyurethane bag. EN61000-4-2 specifies the requirements and tests for the immunity of electrical or electronic equipment which are subject to electrostatic discharge which might be generated in this way.Read More
Get On Board with LD90 Series: For Industrial & Communication Equipment
Relec Electronics is excited to announce the launch of Mornsun’s LD90 series of PCB mount AC-DC converters. The LD90 series is designed to meet the requirements of a diverse range of applications, including communication equipment and industrial or commercial control systems.Read More
High Brightness TFT LCD Display Easily Fits In
The HA-215HVEEUAB0-AA is a 21.5″ HDMI TFT LCD display from Relec Electronics. Its high brightness level and large active area make it perfect for indoor use, with IPS technology and an LED lifetime of 50,000 hours. The display offers a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and comes with an HDMI interface, LED backlight driver, and pre-installed EDID. It has a supply voltage of 12Vdc and operates within a temperature range of -10°C to +60°C. Customisations are available, including touch panel options and custom cover lens design.Read More
Power Supply Efficiency – What You Really Need to Know
Efficiency is the ability of a system to convert input energy into useful output energy while minimizing energy losses. In power supply, high efficiency reduces energy consumption, improves reliability, and performance. Factors like input voltage, output power, and temperature affect efficiency. To optimize efficiency, choose a product optimized for the region, understand the load profile, and keep the power supply well ventilated. Power supply efficiency is crucial for electronic systems and improving it results in better energy efficiency, performance, and reliability.Read More
10W of Output Power in DIP16 Package: EC5DAW Series Packs a Punch!
The EC5DAW series is a new compact 10 Watt dc dc converter in an extremely compact DIP16 package, making it extremely versatile for applications where space is at a premium and is available in two 4:1 input ranges covering 9 to 36Vdc & 18 to 74Vdc, making them suitable for all industrial input ranges covering 12V, 24V and 48Vdc systems.Read More
Relec Announces IP-rated OPS-260 DC-AC Inverter Series
Relec Electronics is pleased to announce the extension of Premium’s renowned OCS/ODX/OVX series of rugged DC-AC inverters with the OPS-260 series. The compact IP-rated module is designed for harsh, outdoor use, qualified for rail applications and is protected against reverse polarity for reliable operation.Read More
Power Factor Correction, Harmonic Currents & EN61000-3-2
You’re designing a piece of electronic equipment and looking at all the safety and EMC legislation you need to comply with. Some areas are relatively straightforward, but then within the EMC directive, you come across EN61000-3-2 which relates to levels of harmonic current your equipment is allowed to draw. We look in detail at what it takes to be compliant.Read More
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2023
Relec Electronics is exhibiting its extensive range of displays and power products at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2023 (Farnborough International, Farnborough, 7-9 January).Read More
The Advantages of AC-DC Brick Power Solutions
When we look at AC-DC power supplies on the market today, the most commonly seen types are open-frame, enclosed fan-cooled, and adapter types (plugtop and desktop). However, there is now a trend towards higher power density solutions, moving away from forced air cooling, which lends itself to the application of brick style power supplies. In this article, we will talk about the concept of AC-DC bricks and look at their advantages when compared to traditional power supplies…Read More
Modern maritime vessels are packed with electronics for communications and control and navigation. As marine equipment is subject to extremely harsh operating conditions, shipbuilders and end customers will usually reject untested products outright…Read More
KK3 Rugged TFT Cover Glass from Digiwise
As our world becomes increasingly interactive, more electronic equipment has some form of human machine interface in the form of a TFT display and PCAP touch panel. The cover glass of a TFT display has always been a potential weak point, but the introduction of KK3 glass from Digiwise is about to change that.Read More
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