Articles and stories

October 22, 2020
Flex Power Designer supports Xilinx Power Estimator
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Need better software support when designing with Xilinx FPGAs? The optimal solution has arrived thanks to Flex Power Designer

June 29, 2020
Optimizing load-transient response in PoL with PID and NLR control loops
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In this article we review the challenge and the latest generation of digital PoLs, which allow advanced control techniques for optimized performance using companion software.

May 28, 2020
PoL converters provide staying power for FPGAs
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Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) have become highly popular and their power needs can be somewhat complex.

April 29, 2020
The benefits of hybrid regulated ratio topologies for IBCs
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Hybrid regulated ratio (HRR) technology – a proprietary technique developed by Flex Power Modules – is a compelling alternative to conventional fixed-ratio or fully regulated conversion in isolated intermediate bus architectures.

April 02, 2020
Flex Power Modules' environmental responsibility
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Climate change can be planned for in advance, which is why Flex Power Modules is renewing its focus on environmental responsibility, continuing its mission to help protect the planet for future generations.

March 16, 2020
Paralleling DC/DC power modules: what you need to know
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For most systems, a single power module will provide the required output power. But sometimes, it’s necessary to use two or more power modules in a parallel configuration. Why? And what benefits does paralleling offer?

March 09, 2020
The miniaturization of PoL converters
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Not all point-of-load (PoL) converters are created equally. Flex Power Modules guides you through some of the key features and performance factors to take into account when designing your power supply

March 09, 2020
EN50155 compliant DC/DC converters for rail applications
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Careful consideration is required when selecting power solutions. After all, choosing a power module based on price alone could compromise factors such as performance, quality, reliability and safety.

March 09, 2020
Processor power sequencing
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Processor power sequencing will be described - why it is needed and how it is managed

March 09, 2020
Designing power electronics with software
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To support digital power modules, several manufacturers have developed design support software for electronics designers.

March 09, 2020
The key factors to consider for power solutions on the railways
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Flex Power Modules will look at the standards and requirements surrounding power solutions intended for deployment in railway applications as well as looking at some recent products designed specifically for this challenging application.

March 03, 2020
Power architectures: a direct approach is more efficient
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Outlining several key areas in which direct conversion delivers benefits – improved conversion efficiency, lower loss power distribution, board space savings and compliance with the Open Rack V2.0 standard