Linear vs. switching power supplies: Look at the facts before you leap to conclusions

July 14, 2020

Ask almost any engineer about linear power supplies, and his or her instinctive reaction likely is, "Sorry, I can't use them- they're too inefficient." Still, a good engineer knows it's wise not to make decisions based on assumptions and cliches, but instead undertake an assessment of priorities versus solution alternatives.

In this white paper from Acopian, learn more about the priorities you should consider when deciding between linear and switching power supplies.