Operating power supplies in parallel is commonly used to increase the available output power or to provide system redundancy in the event of a power supply failure. Not all power supplies can be connected parallel, however. So before connecting power supplies in this manner make sure to consult the manufacturer’s documentation.
You should also review TDK Lambda’s Power Blog for their latest article, “Avoiding noise issues when operating power supplies in parallel“.
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