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Considerations When Selecting a DC Power Supply for Testing Purposes

June 2, 2020
Selecting a power supply for automated testing systems? This FAQ will deliver all the information you need to make the proper choice. Learn the pros and cons of linear and switching power supplies, along with transient response, slew rates, and much more.

In this FAQ, we will cover key information regarding both linear and switching power supplies, including technological advances. You’ll also learn how to get higher currents and when (and how) to implement multiple supplies in the same application. Further, you’ll learn about transient response, slew rate, load regulation, and stability.


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