AC/DC configurables advance on the spot

AC/DC Product Recap – On-the-spot configurability and more flexible sources for medical applications top the OEM designers’ list of demands on what an AC/DC switching supply ought to be, and manufacturers are quickly answering the call. Indeed, defining the attributes of the so-called “ideal” product for myriad AC/DC applications goes on almost without limit, yet vendors are fast sorting it out by providing higher-density 1U-sized supplies for datacom and telecom applications. They’re delivering supplies with the flexibility to accommodate power-over-Ethernet applications. And they’re expanding the power capabilities of the simple desktop supply.