Ericsson’s power module is digitally controlled for MicroTCA applications
Ericsson Power Modules' MicroTCA power module has gone through extensive interoperability testing with other MicroTCA component suppliers and system integrators. The digital control of the DC/DC converter that is embedded within the module is unique to Ericsson and provides cutting edge performance in terms of the level of control available, and efficiency.
True On-Line UPS System from XP Energy
XP Energy Systems Ltd announces a key addition to its industry leading range of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems designed for use in a variety of applications where constant, reliable power is an essential requirement.
LED constant current demonstration board from Vicor's V.I Chip
V.I Chip, Inc., a subsidiary of Vicor Corporation, has announced a constant current (CC) PRM regulator demonstration board for light emitting diode (LED) applications such as street & stadium lighting, high-end projectors, active outdoor advertising and architectural installations.
600W MicroTCA power modules from Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power has launched a series of compact self-contained power solutions for MicroTCA systems. Fully compliant with the PICMG MicroTCA.0 Revision 1.0 specification, the new MTC600 series power modules are available in ac-input and dc-input versions, and can support shelves, cubes and other system implementations. Rated at 600W output power, the modules implement all the incoming power conversion, power management and power protection functionality necessary for supplying a fully populated MicroTCA system.
Higher Speeds and Lower Input Voltages with Electronic Loads from Kikusui
Kikusui's PLZ4W Series DC Electronic Loads feature faster rise/fall times with variable slew rates for transient testing on high speed DC/DC convertors, DC power supplies, Batteries and Fuel Cells.
Two new variable frequency AC power supplies
Telonic Instruments, Kikusui's UK Distributor has introduced two new Variable Frequency AC Power Supplies to compliment its line up of high quality frequency converters.
True 12/24Volt Split Dual Voltage Power Supply Battery Charger from Omniflex
Providing both 24Volts and 12Volts in battery standby systems can be inconvenient and costly so Omniflex has introduced the DUAL Voltage PTL Charger series which is a combined power supply and true 12/24Volt Split Battery Charger.
AC/DC Power Supplies and DC/DC Converters with Medical Safety Approvals
Power Sources Unlimited has launched a website section devoted to showcasing thousands of AC/DC power supplies and DC/DC converters with medical safety approvals.
1000W Intelligent Battery Charger
MEAN WELL has introduced an intelligent AC/DC battery charger PB-1000 series. Featuring user selectable 2-stage / 8-stage charging characteristics, this intelligent charger controlled by microprocessor can quickly and efficiently feed your hungry batteries or using a more complete charging curve to store more energy into the battery banks. There are 2 battery banks can be connected to PB-1000 at the same time. The designed charging serial will switch the charging current between two battery banks automatically to ensure both banks are fully charged and maintain them at a suitable energy capacity level all the time.
PSMA Elects Rob Hill and Marshall Miles to Board of Directors and re-elects Alex Levran and Bharat Shah to Second Term
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA ) has announced the election of four industry leaders to serve as members of the association's Board of Directors. Elected to the board for the first time are Rob Hill and Marshall Miles. Alex Levran, Ph.D. and Bharat S. Shah were each re-elected to serve a second three-year term. Elections were conducted at the PSMA annual meeting held in conjunction with the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Austin, Texas.
Guide to specifying a power supply from SL Power Electronics
An AC to DC power supply is a piece of electrical equipment that converts mains into a DC output to supply many types of electronic equipment. There are two types – Linear and Switch mode.
Medical Power Supply From Excelsys Technologies
Excelsys Technologies has introduced the new Xzite 1200W modular power supply approved for use in medical applications. The Xzite family of low noise power supplies has measured background noise of just 59dBA while providing up to 1200 watts output in an extremely compact 1U x 260 x 127mm package.
1U high Sine Wave Inverters from UNIPOWER provide up to 2kVA
Leading power specialist UNIPOWER Corporation announces a new series of rack-mount sine wave inverters that will find wide application in telecoms systems. The Scimitar Series are 1U high, 1kVA and 2kVA sine wave inverters designed for 19in rack systems and capable of producing a 115 or 230VAC output from a 12, 24 or 48VDC power source.
Cost-Efficient Multi-output Power Supply From Lambda
Lambda has launched a lower power range of multi-output models to its popular NV-Power family of configurable power supplies. The new NV-100 models enable Lambda to satisfy the increasing demand for cost-efficient 1U high configurable power solutions at 100W in broadcast and instrumentation markets. In addition, the new models hold MIL-STD-801E approvals and as such are capable of withstanding the rough handling and harsh service conditions associated with military use. The range is also well suited to other applications, such as ATE, automation, routers and servers, and security networks.
Din-Rail Power Supplies Beat Harsh Environments
PULS UK is now offering conformal coating on a number of their power supply models. Conformal coating provides higher operational safety and reliability in a number of installation environments where conditions may be prone to high humidity, vibration, thermal shock or rapid temperature changes, unusually dusty or have airborne contaminants.
Compact X-ray generator power supply offers option of RS232 control
HiTek Power's XRG70 is a 72W X-ray generator power supply module for grounded-cathode tubes that incorporates the high voltage and filament power supply stages and all necessary beam control circuitry. Measuring only 204 x 73 x 127mm, the new unit is the smallest in the market for its power capabilities. It is available with an optional interface to enable full control via RS232.
Connectorised wideband 0.5W power amplifier modules cover 10MHz to 15GHz
Now available from Link Microtek are two MMIC-based connectorised power amplifier modules that are ideal for broadband instrumentation, test equipment and communications applications. Manufactured by Hittite Microwave Corporation, the HMC-C037 and HMC-C036 are GaAs PHEMT 0.5W power amplifiers designed to operate over the wide frequency range of 10MHz to 15GHz.
Front Ends from Powersolve Provide up to 850W
Powersolve has announced two DC-input bulk front-end power modules designed for systems that use distributed power architectures. The modules are additions to Emerson Network Power's Astec DS series and feature a very wide 40 to 72VDC input voltage range, which is ideal for telecom and central office applications operating from 48V battery sources. They produce a main +12VDC output, together with an auxiliary 3.3 VDC output for applications that require standby operation.
2500W Power Converter - Efficient, Robust and Compact for Critical Applications
Schaefer, Inc. has introduced the C4700 Series of 2,500 Watt DC/DC converter, AC/DC power supply and battery charging products. The Series' robust design, using industrial grade components, yields a highly efficient, space-saving solution for even the most extreme environments in industries such as railway controls and communications equipment (onboard and trackside), military applications, alternative energy applications, transportation, and process control systems.
New PULS UK Website Gives Fast Access to High Efficiency Power Supplies
PULS UK has unveiled it's new, high speed website. The homepage features a simple to use "product finder" where visitors may enter a PULS part number or simply the volts, amps or watts they require and be directed immediately to the "best fit" product offerings.
Camden Electronics Battery Balancer Improves Performance And Extends Life
Camden Electronics has launched a battery balancer that is designed to balance the voltage of pairs of batteries during charging to help improve performance and extend battery life.
2 Phase Input Din-Rail DC Power Supply Saves Space
PULS UK has announced the launch of its latest space-saving DIN-Rail mounted power supply. Part of the highly successful MiniLine series the new ML100.200 is designed for phase-to-phase operation at 380-480VAC with no neutral. Taking power between two phases reduces terminal space and costs associated with wiring, fuses and installation time.
Advanced Modular Power Platform from Vicor
The Brick Business Unit of Vicor Corporation has announced the introduction of an advanced modular power platform: the VI BRICK. The VI BRICK family incorporates the technical attributes of V•I Chip technology and a robust packaging that facilitates thermal management and through-hole assembly. Models include high-current density low-voltage DC-DC converters, a wide range of highly efficient bus converters (BCM), and individual modules – PRM and VTM - for both regulation and transformation.
Low-noise power supply offers dual and single output modes
TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) has launched a dual-output version of its New PL Series of linear regulated power supplies. The PL303QMD is the latest model in the New PL series of ultra low-noise and ultra-compact PSUs, which have replaced the original PL series.
X-ray generator PSUs offer high stability and low ripple
HiTek Power's MH60 high voltage power modules for use in X-ray generation applications offer high stability, low ripple and a safety interlock. They are based on HiTek Power's "core engine" strategy, which combines high-voltage technologies in different combinations to offer semi-custom supplies for specialised markets, offering an optimal solution, reduced time to market and lower engineering charges.
New Intelligent Power Modules from Mitsubishi Electric
Mitsubishi Electric is introducing its new Intelligent Power Module (IPM) of the L1-Series featuring high-speed, low-loss IGBT chips with full gate CSTBT (Carrier-Stored Trench Gate Bipolar Transistor). In addition to the mechanical compatibility with existing L-Series IPMs, the L1-Series family covers an additional small package with improved performance.
UNIPOWER signs EMEA/Asia Pacific deal with Power Solutions Inc
UNIPOWER Europe announces that it has signed an agreement with leading US power supply manufacturer Power Solutions Inc. With immediate effect, UNIPOWER Europe becomes a master distributor for the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. According to Nigel Frey, UNIPOWER's Sales and Marketing Director, "The new agreement brings a wide selection of power sources which are complementary to our existing product portfolio and allows us the opportunity to provide solutions at the low to medium end of the power spectrum.
XP Power takes over Shanghai manufacturing operation and expands production facilities
XP Power announced today that it has bought out its partners 50% shareholding of their manufacturing joint venture, Forton XP Power. The $2.5m deal gives XP Power complete control and ownership of the 26,000 sq ft power supply manufacturing operation that was established with Forton in 2006.
Aircraft Battery Test System For Flight Line Support on show at Aerospace 08 Exhibition
Intepro Systems will be launching its new IBT700 battery test system for aircraft at the Aerospace 08 exhibition in Munich, April 15-17. Cyclic charge and discharge of Lithium Ion batteries is critical for the safe and reliable operation of these batteries, especially when used in fail-safe installations in aircraft.
Gigabit Plus External Power Supply for PoE Applications
SL Power Electronics has announced its next-generation single port power injectors for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), Gigabit-compatible applications (10/100/1000 MbPS data rates) with power up to 32W (model dependent). The Ault PW183 family, known as PoE Plus Gigabit, provides power to devices through RJ45 jacks and high-speed data transfer over a single Ethernet cable.
Power Supply in a Package - Power Supply on a Chip - a new report by the PSMA
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) has announced that it has issued a report entitled Market and Technology Report on Power Supply in a Package – Power Supply on a Chip. This report documents the first phase of a two-phase special project whose objective is to provide insight to both PSMA members and the broader electronics industry as to the potential impact of this paradigm shift within the power supply industry.
Compact Water Cooled 8000W Power Converter
Schaefer has introduced the CW5300 Series of water cooled, 8000 Watt DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules. The Series' compact, yet robust, design yields an extremely high power density, offering a space-saving solution for even the most extreme environments in industries such as railway controls/communications equipment (onboard and trackside), military, alternative energy, transportation, and process control systems.
PSMA Announces On-Line Energy Efficiency Database
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) has announced the availability of an online database containing the evolving standards and regulations for energy efficiency. This online database, available through the Energy Efficiency Forum on the PSMA web site, includes the various organizations – state, national and worldwide – that are active in establishing energy efficiency standards and regulations for power supplies used in commercial applications.
PSMA Announces Nanotechnology Forum and Offers E-Learning Tutorial
PSMA has announced the availability to its members of an e-learning tutorial on the basics of nanotechnology and what is happening in the field. The focus of the tutorial is for technical and marketing people involved in the power sources industry who have heard of nanotechnology but have not had any exposure to it, or as a refresher of the basics for those who are somewhat familiar with the technology. The tutorial highlights domestic and global activities, links to hands-on websites, and includes a glossary of basic nanotechnology vocabulary.
6W ITE/Medical Charging Cradles meet RoHS, Energy Star & California Energy Commission (CEC) Standards
GlobTek's GTM91094 series of Desktop Charging Cradles meet international Class II, Double-Enforced Insulation Mechanical Configurations, Regulated Output voltage from: 5V to 48Vdc in 0.1V increment, up to 6W of continuous output power. Style enclosed power supplies are housed in Impact Resistant non-vented Polycarbonate Case, Thermal Conduction Cooling, Case Dimensions: 107.5 x 76 x 45 mm.
PSMA Announces Reprint Availability of J. K. Watson’s Applications of Magnetism
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA ) has announced availability of a reprint of the classic book Applications Of Magnetism authored by the late J. K. Watson and originally published by John Wiley and Sons in 1980.
Custom power supply from Excelsys meets EPC Labs' demanding shipborne spec
When EPC Labs, manufacturers of shipboard Thermal Graphic Recorders and Data Acquisition Systems needed a custom power supply they found it on www.excelsys.com. Taking the unique part number provided by the online configurator, EPC contacted the nearest Excelsys distributor who was able to assemble and configure the power supply to EPC's custom voltage and current needs. The supply was then dispatched within 24 hours using the distributor's stock of modular, off-the-shelf components.
Powersolve grows into new 20,000ft² facility
The need to add more design capability as well as increased warehousing has prompted leading power solutions specialist Powersolve to move to new premises in Newbury, Berkshire. At just over 20,000ft², the new facility provides Powersolve with more than double the storage space allowing the company to provide more of its product offering from stock.
Point of Load converters suit wide range of applications
Lambda has added to its range of point of load converters with the launch of the iAD series of non-isolated, single inline package, through-hole mounting devices. Featuring a DOSA compatible pin out, the iAD series addresses a broad range of applications from telecoms through to industrial equipment.
Gigabit Power Injector for Power-Over-Ethernet Applications
SL Power Electronics Corp has announced a single port power injector for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), Gigabit-compatible applications (10/100/1000 MbPS data rates). The Ault PW182 family provides power to devices through RJ45 jacks and high-speed data transfer over a single Ethernet cable. The PW182 family has four models --- PW182RA, PW182RB, PW182RC and PW182RD. The models vary slightly in their functionality, power level and compliance with IEEE 802.3af , the standard that defines the specifications for building Ethernet-powered sourcing equipment and powered terminals.