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Connecting Power Supplies in Parallel or Series for Increased Output Power

September 15, 2021 by CUI Inc

In some applications the use of a single power supply may not be su cient to provide the power required by the load. The reasons for using multiple supplies may include redundant operation to improve reliability or increased output power. When providing combined power, care must be taken to ensure power is delivered in a balanced manner by all of the supplies.