Switchmode Blog

30 August 2021

We recently had a customer ask if we recommend earthing the 0VDC from the V- DC output terminal of MEAN WELL DIN rail power supplies. Or, would we recommend leaving the DC output floating, so it is isolated from protected earth? 

30 August 2021

Power Supplies Australia stocks the MEAN WELL DDRH-60 series of DIN rail DC to DC converters with a wide input voltage range of 150~1500VDC late April. 

30 August 2021

True Sine Wave inverters are sometimes referred to as Pure Sine Wave inverters.

14 November 2023

You can mount your MEAN WELL battery charger any way you like – up, down, left, right – no problem. 

How to stop LED lights flickering
23 May 2023

The most common cause of flickering LED lights is a poorly matched LED power supply, otherwise known as a LED driver.

30 August 2021

The short answer is yes! But there are a few things that you need to be aware of.

28 March 2023

There is one important thing to know about Outdoor LED drivers. They must not be exposed to direct sunlight.

30 August 2021

Many LED downlights have electronics integrated into their design, which regulates the current being supplied to the LEDs.

27 August 2021

It is very rare that agood quality LED driver fails because of a manufacturing fault. In most cases the failure is caused by a problem with the installation, or there are some environmental factors at play.

14 November 2022

When using the MEAN WELL LCM-DA / DA2 LED drivers in a Master/Slave configuration, all the slave units must be set to 100% output level.

14 November 2022

The MEAN WELL LCM-DA LED drivers feature a push button dimming feature, as well as the DALI interface.

27 August 2021

Not all power supplies manufactured by MEAN WELL have Australian electrical safety approvals.

27 August 2021

Many LED drivers have either an IP67, IP66 or IP65 ingress protection rating.

Australian RCM Mark
27 August 2021

The number of unapproved LED drivers coming into Australia without an RCM mark is alarming.