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Across industries and applications, countless forms of electronics exist to tackle various needs and wants. Whether the electronic device or equipment in question is a light fixture, mobile phone, refrigerator, or computer, all function through the use of electrical connector components that transfer power, data, and audiovisual signals necessary for operations. Based on the application, type of signal being transferred, and other such factors, a wide variety of connectors may be used. One common connector type is the banana plug, those of which are distinctly named for their protruding prong that bulges in the center, giving them a banana shape and appearance. Invented in 1924, such plugs serve a variety of common equipment, making it useful to have a general understanding of them.

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Generators are apparatuses capable of producing electrical power through the transformation of mechanical power. While some generators may be the main power source of a building, vehicle, etc., there are many cases in which they act as a backup when the main source of power goes down for any reason. When one is exploring the market for a backup generator, they will quickly realize that all options are broken up into two major groups, those of which are AC and DC generators. While AC generators produce alternating current, DC generators produce DC current. If you are unfamiliar with these current types and/or which is best for your own operations, read on to learn more.

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AC adapters are useful accessories for ensuring a dependable power supply for a multitude of electronic devices. With so many options available, it is important that you have the knowledge to choose the right fit for any device.

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Circuit breakers are an essential device for countless electrical assemblies, serving to protect circuits and sensitive components from the harmful effects of surges, short circuits, etc. Circuit breakers are designed to be reusable, tripping when a fault is detected before being able to be manually reset. While circuit breakers are robust apparatuses designed to take on large surges, they will still face typical wear and tear, eventually failing under the stress of high current surges that come from various sources such as lightning, power line damage, etc. As the failure of a circuit breaker can lead to some hazardous situations for electronics and the people using them, it is important to have a general understanding of how circuit breakers fail.

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Relays are essential components that protect and control circuits and other electrical apparatuses. Regardless of the type of relay being employed, one thing is unchanging: all relays react to voltage or current in order to close or open the contacts or circuits. To better understand how relays work, this blog will cover the most common types of relays, their varying designs, and their distinguishing features.

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