Power-Shedding Technique Increases LightLoad Efficiency

September 10, 2012 //By Vicor
The new Westcor MicroPAC takes has a factory selectable “power shedding” mode for managing parallel arrays of power modules in an intermediate bus power-distribution system. This mode optimizes efficiency across loads better than conventional approaches commonly used to boost power supply efficiency, such as pulse skipping or low-power “standby supplies.”
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