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What Is a Complete Power Supply, and How Does It Work?

Whether you need power for your computer, entertainment system or yacht, it is important to understand how the power supply works. This will help you choose the best power supply option for your application and troubleshoot any issues that arise. Use the following guide to learn about a power supply and its basic components in […]

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How to Prevent Electrical Hazards

Electricity is such a ubiquitous part of our everyday lives that we tend to take it for granted. This means that when working with electrical appliances or wiring, we might not even immediately think about some of the hazards associated with it. It’s important to at least have a basic understanding as a homeowner or […]

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What Are Variable Frequency Drives?

What is a variable frequency drive, and how does it work? A variable frequency drive (VFD) is a piece of technology in Upland, CA that’s housed inside an electric motor. It drives that motor by sending variable frequencies and voltages of its power supply, and is capable of controlling both the ramping up and down […]

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What to Do if a Transformer Blows

If you haven’t been around when a transformer blows, it can be a frightening experience. Not only do they make a lot of noise, but you may also see a fireball and a lot of smoke. They can be dangerous if not handled appropriately, and your power service will be interrupted until it’s replaced. Here’s […]

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The Importance of Backup Power Generators

When you have a commercial or medical facility, you need to be prepared for anything—including massive power outages. The recent Texas snowstorm outages were a good reminder that sometimes nature (and the power grid) have unexpected surprises in store. Wildfires, storms, earthquakes and intense summer heat are all possible here in California, so it’s important […]

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