Anatomy of Switching Power Supplies

Posted on Sunday, May 21 2006 @ 11:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Everything you need to learn about the power supply internals: how it works, what are its main components and how to identify them. Including block diagrams, schematics and lots of pictures from inside the power supply.

"Power supplies used on the PC are based on a technology called "switching mode" and thus are also known as SMPS, Switching Mode Power Supplies. In this tutorial we will explain you how switching power supplies work and we will provide a journey into the PC power supply showing you its main components and what they do."

Read on over at HardwareSecrets.

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