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Case Study: Robust Hospital Grade Plug Leads to Lower Overall Costs

A major medical device manu­facturer producing warming beds faced with major preventable repair costs  and UL listing difficulties turned to...
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New UL/IEC Regulation 62368-1 became effective December 20, 2020, do your power supplies comply?

UL and IEC harmonized the implementation date. 62368 has replaced 60065 (Audio/Video) and 60950 (IT) for external power supplies. MEGA Electronics power...
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Power Supply

Lead Time Alert: Raw material shortage for power supplies, Shortage of containers, Port Congestions, Copper prices reached a new high, Labor Shortage, Covid cases again in China

Dear Valued Customer, Please see below information about trends in the global market that are impacting lead times. 1. Raw...
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Power Cords

Frequently Asked Questions About Hospital Grade Power Cords

Where are hospital grade plugs required? Hospital grade plugs are required in any hospital-type environment in North America where the...
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UL/CSA Power Cord Testing

All North American power cords are tested using the UL guidelines provided by the “Follow-up and Inspections Instructions” and based...
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Update: Section 301 List 3 – Effective June 15, 2019, increase to 25% tariff on power cords and power supplies made in China.

All open orders produced in China will be subjected to price adjustments. MEGA will send you the new prices so...
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New UL/IEC Regulation 62368-1

New UL/IEC Regulation 62368-1 implementation date has been revised to become effective Dec 20th, 2020 UL and IEC have agreed...
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New 300W Medical Desk Top Power Supply

MEGA part series MDM300T delivers 300Watts of power in a desk top UL 60601-1-2 : 2014 4th edition listed power...
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Chinese New Year Will Impact Your Supply Chain

With much of the electronic component manufacturing now being done in China, national holidays, such as the Chinese New Year,...
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Power Supply

External Power Supplies: 62368 will replace 60905 & 60065 in 2019

62368 will replace 60065 (Audio/Video) and 60950 (IT) for external power supplies. MEGA Electronics has already begun the process of...
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Global Certification Updates for Power Supplies and Power Cords

Highlighted below are several global certification updates that impact power supplies and cords for the export market. Power Supplies The...
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Power Supply

All New IT Power Supplies Now Registered As 62368

UL will not accept any new applications for UL 60950-1. Starting on March 1st, 2018, all new power supply designs...
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Card edge power connectors for faster appliance connections

Looking to the growing use of electronic boards in modern appliances and considering the increasing interest for card edge connections...
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Power Supply

New UL Medical Regulation Mandatory for AC/DC Power Supplies

All new medical power supplies need to pass 60601-1-2 4th edition starting December 31, 2018.  Click here for the link...
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