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There are many advantages to simulating batteries when testing battery-powered equipment, battery chargers, or battery-management systems during design and production tests. For example, some tests require a […]

August 16, 2021 | Topics: Bidirectional Power Supplies

The first step in choosing a DC power supply is determining how much output power you will need. Once you have figured that out, the next decision […]

August 02, 2021 | Topics: Electronic Loads

Designing and manufacturing quality fuel cells requires characterizing the device and testing device performance. For standby power stations and automotive vehicles, fuel cells are assembled in stacks […]

July 20, 2021 | Topics: Electronic Loads, Fuel Cell

It’s no secret that there are more electric vehicles (EVs) on the road today than ever. Since 2015, the number of electric vehicles worldwide has grown from […]

Choosing the right DC power supply for the lab or your bench is not as easy as it seems. Hitting the “purchase now” button before you carefully […]

June 29, 2021 | Topics: Fuel Cell, Function Generator

Many Elektro-Automatik programmable power supplies feature a software-based function generator that can generate typical functions, such as sine, square, and triangle waves, and apply them to either […]

April 14, 2021 | Topics: Function Generator

Many test applications require systems that both provide power and consume power. One of the most common applications for this type of functionality is battery testing. When […]

April 14, 2021 | Topics: Bidirectional Power Supplies, Energy Recovery

Electronic loads are versatile instruments that are used in a wide variety of applications, but their operation is often misunderstood. Below are some of the most frequently-asked […]

April 14, 2021 | Topics: Electronic Loads

As the semiconductor industry begins to heat up in 2021, at least according to Semiconductor Industry Association’s optimistic forecasts device demand, test engineers are going to need […]

April 14, 2021 | Topics: Bidirectional Power Supplies

In order to keep up with advanced battery technology, manufacturers and users need battery test systems that are flexible and responsive. Perhaps the most important feature of […]

“Autoranging” is the term used to describe the ability of a programmable DC source to maintain full power output across a wider range of output voltages and […]

April 14, 2021 | Topics: Autoranging
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