Power Adapter Regulations – Comparing DoE Level VI and CoC Tier 2

  The successive laws mandating higher average efficiencies in external power supplies have undoubtedly had a significant impact on global power consumption over the past decade. However, ensuring that your external power supply is up-to-date with the dynamic regulatory environment has become a complex task.When the United States Department of Energy (DoE) implemented its Level…

Digi-Key Adds CUI Level VI Power Supplies

CUI and Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, have teamed up to offer their customers a robust portfolio of DoE Level VI and CoC Tier 2-compliant external AC-DC adapters. On February 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) published a revision to its EISA 2007 external power supply (EPS) efficiency standard, increasing the minimum efficiency requirements as well…