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The Growing Need in Power Electronics

Digital Controlled Power Supply Much time, effort and funds have been devoted to the development digital controllers for switch mode power supplies (SMPS) because of the several key advantages that microcontrollers offer.  Traditionally, power supply technology has resided in the … Continue reading

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Integrated DC-DC Converter

Design Criteria's Pi2 converter can be intergrated or embeded into a customer's printed circuit boards (PCBs).  This provides a high eficient, regulated power source for point of load applications.  Embeded converters can also have high voltage isolation.  We design and manufacture … Continue reading

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High Efficient Power Supply for UAV Applications

Design Criteria has innovative power supply and dc-dc converter designs for high efficient, compact requirements such as autonomous, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and robotics.  Our designs are solid, rugged and reliable for high altitude and harsh environments.

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High Voltage Power Supplies

Exclusive high voltage power supplies from Design Criteria, Inc. for airborne, rugged and harsh military environments including high power denisty. Power supplies are designed and manufactured per client's requrements.  Typical applications include TWT, klystron, communications or radar.  We design and manufacture … Continue reading

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Next Generation Military Power Supplies and DC/DC Converters

Design Criteria, Inc is the sponsor of the report "Next Generation Military Power Supplies and DC/DC Converter." The report can be read at  http://issuu.com/globalbusinessmedia.org/docs/special_report_81_-_next_generation?e=11316323/7496208.  Carl I Belnap authored the paper "A Simple, High Efficient Flyback Converter for Complex Applicatons" which … Continue reading

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A simple, high efficient Flyback converter for complex applications

Increasing the power density of switch-mode power supplies (SMPS) continues to be driven by the lack of space and increased efficiency requirements.  This trend is evident in the commercial, solar and military market sectors as well as medical.  A low … Continue reading

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Compact, High Efficient Power Supply

Design Criteria (DCI) is developing a revolutionary, compact, isolated, high efficient power supply.  We have demonstrated 86% efficiency.  Soon, we will be achieving 95% efficiency.  This circuit is very robust which will enhance military, industrial, telecom and medical systems and … Continue reading

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MAGNETICS ASSEMBLY

Design Criteria, Inc has developed unprecedented power density magnetics.  We manufacture and assemble exclusive  magnetic components for switched mode power supplies (DC-DC converters, AC-DC Converters) and filters.  We can assemble inductors, transformers, common mode chokes by build-to-print or design custom … Continue reading

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Leakage Inductance

Leakage inductance can seriously degrade the performance of a switching power supply.  Proper coupling for transformer windings is important.  Cross-regulation in multiple power supply outputs can be improved through a properly wound transformer.  Thus, leakage inductance should be an important … Continue reading

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New Power Supply Product

Design Criteria, Inc. announces a new power supply product for wall plug applications.  The output of this efficient power supply is regulated and can be set for various DC voltages (12V, 5V, 3.3V, etc).  Some typical applications for the wall … Continue reading

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