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Bench Power Supply Tutorial

E3631A 80 W Triple Output Power Supply Product Image

This application note describes the basic operation of linear power supplies. You will also find information to help you better understand output characteristics of a linear power supply compared to an ideal supply.

  • Overview of linear power supply operation
  • Output characteristics
  • Extending the voltage and current range
  • Remote programming

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Understanding Linear Power Supply Operation - Application Note 
Understanding Linear Power Supply Operation – An eight page tutorial on understanding and making better use of your supply.

Application Note 2005-02-07