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Experiment with Flyback Transformers used in switched-mode power supplies, converters, inverter, and much more.
This exciting competition, in partnership with Bourns, aims to expand your knowledge and use of flyback transformers. You may perform simple-to-complex, hands-on experiments, tests, or designs featuring flyback transformers. Join for a chance to win fantastic prizes selected just for the Design Engineer.
Who Can Join?
Any element14 member. Click here to read the FAQs. You need to submit an application entry form by the enrollment due date (see Timeline Table). If you are not an element14 Community member, please join here.
**Grand Prize and Runner Up winners do not earn the finisher prize.
A maximum of 10 FREE kits will be offered depending on qualified applicants. To be eligible to receive one, you must submit an application by the enrollment deadline (October 23, 2023).
|Product Description||Buy Kit|
|PFBR45-ST13150S Gate Drive Transformer, 1MH, 2KV||Buy Now|
|PFBR45-SP13150S Gate Drive Transformer, 1.15MH, 4.5KV||Buy Now|
|BA60951CS XFMR, SMPS, FLYBACK, 2.5KV||Buy Now|
|094929 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 900 mA, 132kHz, 22 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|063929 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 250 mA, 44kHz to 132kHz, 4 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|063932 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 250 mA, 44kHz to 132kHz, 6 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|093830 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 650 mA, 132kHz, 8 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|063934 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 370 mA, 44kHz to 132kHz, 9 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|094931 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 1.8 A, 66kHz to 132kHz, 22 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|094932 SMPS Transformer, Flyback, 1.2 A, 132kHz, 22 W, 85V to 265V||Buy Now|
|071923 Choke, Common Mode, 0.28 A, 22 mH, Through Hole||Buy Now|
|093267 Choke, Common Mode, 0.5 A, 27 mH, Through Hole||Buy Now|
|D00413 Compartment Box, Clear, Plastic, General Purpose Storage, 35x125x230mm||Buy Now|
Note: The challenge kit does not provide everything that will be needed for this competition. The challenger will need to have the resources and equipment, as well as other minor parts to build their testing systems.
Optional Power Supplies
|AC/AC Power Supply||Buy Now Buy Now|
|Application Period||21st September 2023|
|Application Deadline||1 November 2023|
|Applicants Selected||3 November 2023|
|Extra Credit Blogs Due||7th January 2023|
|Final Summary Blog Due||15th January 2024|
|Winners Announced||January 2024|
|Prizes Shipped||January 2024|
- What are Flyback Transformers
- The Complete Explanation of a Flyback Transformer?
- Everything You Should About Flyback Transformer
For Intermediate - Advance
- Designing a Low Power Flyback Power Supply
- Transformers for Offline Flyback Converters
- How Litz Wire Maximizes Offline Multi-Output Flyback Transformer Efficiency for Battery Charger Applications
The final, detailed, summary blog is the only mandatory requirement to successfully finish this program. However, a participant can earn extra points by publishing up to 5 extra credit blogs. Click the following link to read how these 5 blogs will be individually scored. more information.
You will be able to see how you compare to other participants via a tracking table here:
|Final Results Blog||Extra Credit
|abhishek2018 - Designing with Bourns 2.25-22 W Flyback Transformers|
|Anthocyanina - DC to DC demystified|
|BigG - Transforming diagnostics and comms|
|ivanovcm - Flyback transformer|
|javagoza - Magic Lightbox|
|lui_gough - Learning About Flyback Transformers From the Ground Up|
|noops - High Voltage Power Supply with "active" snubber|
|Ronas - Design of an experimental flyback board|
|sunnyiut - Building an EMC-Optimized SMPS for PEMF Therapy|
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Please read the full terms and conditions attached below.