DC Power Systems from Power-One available in shelf, rack, and cabinet configurations
Power-One has announced the introduction of the Guardian Series of DC power systems. These 48V solutions are available in shelf, rack, and cabinet configurations. Power densities exceeding 27 watts per cubic inch, or 25kW per one rack unit, maximize the system space dedicated to revenue-generating equipment, and/or batteries, in fixed and mobile network applications.
Latest Edition of Standardized Terminology Handbook from PSMA
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) has announced publication of The Handbook of Standardized Terminology for the Power Sources Industry–3rd Edition . Revised and expanded, this unique handbook contains hundreds of added terms, especially selected for the power electronics professional. The third edition also contains illustrations and four new appendices, including a listing of EMI specifications, excerpts from international standards of units and symbols, along with guides for authors of technical papers. These added resources provide concise, easy-to-use references for engineers involved in technical writing and presentations.
DIN Rail Power Supplies Feature IECEx Certification
Power Sources Unlimited has introduced the Tracopower TSP Series, of high performance DIN-rail power supplies which are now certified to the IECEx Scheme for explosive atmospheres. Featuring a rugged metal case, complete with shock and vibration proof construction, the TSP Series is designed to provide reliable power even in the most difficult factory conditions.
5000W Power Converter
The C5100 Series is available in 3 standard DC input voltage ranges from 320-800VDC as well as 3-Phase AC input voltages of 3 x 400VAC (320-460) and 3 x 480VAC (400-530). Single outputs are available in 6 standard ranges from 23-200VDC. All outputs are adjustable and fully regulated to 0.2% or better (load) and 0.1% (line).
Power Integrations Announces Technical Seminars on Efficient Power Supply Design
Power Integrations today announced a new series of technical design seminars to be held in over 40 locations worldwide. The seminars will offer instruction on how to build power supplies with high energy efficiency, excellent standby power performance and compliance with existing and proposed power supply efficiency regulations worldwide.
Power electronics teaching system from Rapid Electronics
Semiteach IGBT is an innovative system for teaching power electronics. Further and Higher Education customers can register their interest in purchasing Semiteach by contacting Rapid now. Developed by Semikron, the world-leading manufacturer of power electronics, Semiteach provides a safe and highly effective learning environment. When demonstrating the principles of power electronics, safety must be a prime concern. Students with a lack of experience should be carefully introduced to live power. A visual understanding is also important; students should be able to actually see the individual components of a system.
Maxwell To Supply BOOSTCAP Ultracapacitors For Dantherm Power's Fuel Cell-Based UPS
Maxwell Technologies has announced that Dantherm Power A/S, a leading developer of hydrogen and fuel cell-based power supply solutions, has selected Maxwell's BOOSTCAP ultracapacitors as the short-duration "bridge power" element of its integrated uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems for telecommunications and fiber broadband applications.
DIN rail 240W power supplies from Lambda
Lambda has expanded its line-up of the popular DPP Series DIN rail power supplies with the introduction of new 240W models. The DPP240 complements the recently introduced DPP120 supplies, and with typical efficiency reaching an impressive 90%, is suited for use in factory automation, industrial control systems and test equipment applications.
Bench power supply from TTi
The new PL Series from TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) is a range of laboratory DC power supplies which offers the benefits of digital technology whilst retaining true analogue controls for voltage and current. The new product range replaces the original PL series, which has become the most widely used power supply range within the UK electronics industry.
100kW Commercial Photovoltaic Inverters Feature Small Footprints
Power-One has announced the introduction of the 100kW PVI-100 Series, the first products in the Aurora PVI-Central Family of commercial photovoltaic inverters. The PVI-Central Family employs subracks in a scalable modular architecture that facilitates application-optimized solutions from 50kW to 300kW. These grid-tie systems are designed for large solar applications such as apartment buildings and industrial facilities.
SL Power packs 200W into small form factor and achieves 13W/in³ power density
Leading power supply manufacturer, SL Power Electronics Corp, has announced what the company claims to be the industry's smallest commercial 200W power supply and almost certainly the smallest medically rated 200W power supply available. Units in the GNT200 Series feature a power density of from 10 to13W/in³. "These are bold claims," says Nigel Davies, SL Power's European Managing Director, "But three years ago, it was only just possible to achieve around 100W from a 127 x 76 x 30mm (5 x 3 x 1.16in) form factor. The new GNT200 Series can give 240W peak power for up to 1 minute from the same package"
Fully Automated Power Supply Test System
Intepro Systems announces the introduction of its first LXI-based power supply test system which packs all the features commercial OEM's need in one single-bay cabinet. The I-9500LXI is a fully featured automated test system that specifically addresses the growing market for AC-DC and DC-DC power converters under 1000W, including those for mobile phones, digital music and video players and most computer accessories.
Nu Horizons and Emerson Network Power partner in Europe as part of Global agreement
Nu Horizons Electronics has announced the European launch of its recent global distribution agreement with Emerson Network Power. Nu Horizons is a globally authorized distributor of Astec and Artesyn branded standard and custom AC-DC and DC-DC power conversion products. The products are now available through Nu Horizons' UK, German and Austrian offices.
75V Ultracapacitor Module for Renewable Energy and Industrial Applications
Maxwell Technologies is introducing a 75V BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor module to provide a scaleable, cost-effective, low-maintenance solution to meet the backup power and power quality requirements of wind turbines and other renewable energy generation and industrial equipment applications. Maxwell developed the new module, which will be generally available early in the fourth quarter, in response to market demand for an easy-to-integrate energy storage building block for a variety of electrical system functions.
Anglia introduces five complete power supply reference designs
Anglia has introduced a set of five complete reference designs for AC/DC switched mode power supplies based on the Power Integrations range of ICs. The Anglia Design Accelerator Kits (ADAK) have been designed by Anglia Designs to provide all the essential materials necessary to demonstrate the advanced features of the power chips, and to offer a reference design that can either be used to produce a working power supply or be customised to meet individual requirements.
SynQor Converters Now Available Via PowerSupplyShop Web Site
Following its appointment as an authorised distributor for SynQor, the PowerSupplyShop has now made their products available online from their redesigned website. SynQor have an established reputation as innovators in the DC/DC Converters world and were among the first to employ synchronous rectification to achieve very high efficiencies. The resultant low heat output has allowed SynQor to eliminate the need for potting their products and having to employ baseplates or heatsinks, reducing size and cost.
MicroTCA power module
Ericsson Power Modules has introduced an evaluative level MicroTCA power module aimed at telecom equipment manufacturers and system integrators. It is likely that MicroTCA will be used in many different types of both applications and Information and Communication Technology equipment, and those nearest to adopting are most likely for edge and access equipment.
Power-One Licenses Z-One Digital Power Management Technology to Murata
Power-One has announced that it has agreed to a license transfer from C&D Technologies, Inc. to Murata Manufacturing Company. The transfer of the license had been requested by Murata, as part of Murata's purchase of C&D's Power Electronics Division (PED). The sale was completed on August 31, 2007.
Active filter protects dc-dc converters to MIL-STD 1275A-D without any additional components
XP Power announces availability of its new 500W active filter unit for use in harsh electrical environments. The DSF500 is designed to protect dc-dc converters from the surges, spikes and ripples that are typically found on the electrical system of any military platform, such as an aircraft or vehicle. The filter meets the military specification, MIL-STD 1275A-D, without the need to incorporate any additional components. Platform mounted systems can utilize standard industrial dc-dc converters without the risk of failure or damage due to supply transients and noise. Input voltage is within the range 10 – 34 VDC. Output voltage is tracked and clamped to below 36 VDC.
Ericsson delivers three-millionth environmentally friendly board-to-board DC/DC converter
As a company very focused on its environmental, social and economic impact on the world, Ericsson claims to constantly strive to improve these aspects of all its products and services, from manufacturing, through the reduction of product deployment energy consumption levels, to end-of-life disposal. Now, with the shipment of its three-millionth board-to board DC/DC converter, a landmark has been achieved by Ericsson Power Modules since this technology was first introduced in 2004.
60W switch mode power supplies offer cost and reliability benefits
A new range of desk top 60 and 65W switch mode power supplies has been introduced by PowerPax. Prices are said to be keen and the supplies meet new CEC compliance regulations and acheieve greater MTBF.
Low cost 120 watt switch mode power supplies introduced
A new range of desk top 120 watt switch mode power supplies have been introduced by PowerPax at very aggressive prices. The 12vdc 10 amp and 24vdc 5 amp units will also be stocked by PowerPax distributors making them available ex-stock to customers requiring anywhere from 1 to 1 million units.
Switch mode power supplies with mounting lugs provide up to 18 watt of power
A new range of desk top switch mode power supplies have been introduced by PowerPax which come with mounting lugs for wall mounting and an integral moulded AC input cord (available as bare ends or fitted with a UK, Euro or USA plug) removing the need and extra cost to supply the switch mode power supplies with a separate mains lead
Electronic Transformer Reduces Energy Costs in Industrial Applications
PULS has announced the introduction of a new and innovative concept to generate a DC voltage from a 3-phase source. The XT40 family of electronic transformers deliver up to 960W from a lightweight, compact package and is an attractive new method to supply DC motors and other non-critical loads in industrial systems.
900W Configurable Power Supply Is Only 1U High
Excelsys Technologies has introduced the Xqite 900W modular power supply. Measuring just 1U high and 260mm x 127mm the Xqite family of power supplies has been developed for applications that demand low acoustic noise output. Typical noise sensitive markets include audio, broadcast, telecomms and some IT and medical environments. The new Xqite family offers 11W/in³ power density with up to 90% efficiency.
SL Power Electronics adds to its PoE offering
With the ever increasing adoption of IP telephony and the growing abundance of IP devices in general, Power Over Ethernet, or PoE, is seen as a cost effective and in many cases necessary method of powering the deployed equipment. This is particularly true for "always on" devices. Power Over Ethernet integrates data, voice and power on standard Ethernet infrastructure providing many options for power distribution allowing IP telephones, wireless LAN access points, surveillance cameras and other embedded appliances to get power and data over existing CAT5 cabling. An international standard since 2002 (IEEE802.3af), PoE has become established as an economical and safe power distribution method and is already widely used throughout the world.
Industrial power supplies complement Ethernet switch family
HARTING has introduced two new families of industrial power supplies to complement its range of Ethernet switches. The pCon 7000 product family, with a high IP 65/67 degree of protection, is designed for distributed applications in harsh environments, while the pCon 2000 is for use in control cabinets.
Online power supply design tool
Vicor has announced PowerBench, a suite of enhanced online power supply design tools that helps ensure designers select the best power supply to meet their requirements. If an appropriate standard product does not already exist, engineers can use PowerBench to design a customer-specific product, allowing them to focus on their ideas rather than the constraints dictated by power supply availability.
Power Integrations Introduces Efficient, Tamper-Proof Electricity Meter Power Supply Design
Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage analog integrated circuits for power conversion, today introduced a new Power Supply Design Idea (DI-141) based on the company's highly successful LinkSwitch-XT family that enables anti-tampering protection in electricity meter applications.
DIN Rail power supply provides 120W single output
Responding to customer demand for intermediate level DIN rail mounted power supplies, Lambda UK has extended its popular DPP range to include a 120W single output version. The DPP120 meets specific requests from control system integrators, who are using intermediate power level DIN rail mounted supplies in applications such as elevators and toll booths.
60A POL Module provides highest available current says Power-One
Power-One has introduced the 60A ZY8160, said by the company to be the highest current digital Point-of-Load (POL) module presently available. This fully-programmable DC-DC converter provides industry-leading power management capabilities with no additional cost or space requirements when compared to analog "conversion only" solutions. ZY8160-based systems can reduce development time, components, and PCB traces by up to 90%.
Brochure describes Unipower’s 1U High Multi-Output Power Supplies
UNIPOWER Europe has published a shortform brochure describing its industry leading ranges of compact, multi-output, configurable power supplies. All 1U high models from UNIPOWER's QuiQ and QuiQPLUS ranges are included, as well as the QUICKSET units from the hot-swap PowerCassette family. All models can be configured and shipped for next day delivery.
Inverter said to have the Highest-Efficiency of any on California's Energy Commission Eligible-List
Power-One has announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) has added the Aurora PVI-5000 and PVI-6000 Series to its list of Eligible Inverters, facilitating rebates of up to $2.50 per watt of solar-system capability. These inverters are the highest efficiency products included on the CEC list of eligible inverters, 96% and 96.5% for 208VAC and 240/277VAC output configurations, respectively.
N2Power Expands Agreement with Nu Horizons Electronics
Nu Horizons Electronics has expanded its UK and Ireland distribution agreement with N2Power, a Qualstar Company, to become a worldwide distributor for the entire product line of XL-Series AC-DC power supplies. N2Power's XL125, XL160 and XL250 Series AC-DC power supplies are said by the company to produce more power in less space, freeing up system real estate.
Power Input Module Design for ATCA Applications
SynQor has announced the release of its iQor Power Interface Module for applications complying with the Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (ATCA) specifications, offering designers the smallest available overall power solution for Carrier Card designs. The Interface Module, when coupled with a Payload DC/DC Converter such as SynQor's PQ60120QEA25, results in the most comprehensive solution for ATCA board designs, with only fuses and hold-up capacitors needed to be added externally to support the ATCA specifications.
LAMBDA PUTS MORE POWER ON THE RAIL
Extending its DPP range of DIN-Rail power supplies to include new high power models is Lambda UK. Offering a solution for providing DC power in larger systems, the new 480-watt DPP480 units are suited for use in factory automation, industrial control systems and test equipment applications.
LAMBDA’S NEW LOW PROFILE DIN RAIL POWER SUPPLIES FIT THE BOX FOR BUILDING AUTOMATION
Just 56mm deep, the new low-profile DSP DIN-rail mounting power supplies from Lambda are specifically designed for easy installation in the shallow cabinets commonly used in building automation and security applications. Offered in versions with power ratings from 7.5W to 100W, the units are suitable for the low-voltage controls which are increasingly finding favour in commercial and residential premises.
NEW 12V HOT-SWAP FRONT-END FOR DISTRIBUTED POWER
Lambda has launched a new version of its popular FPS1000 front end power supply with a nominal output voltage of 12V , ideal for driving non-isolated point of load dc-dc converters directly in systems utilising a distributed power architecture without the need for intermediate bus conversion.
Lambda packs 15kW into 3U
High output capacity, extensive options for local and remote control, compact construction and very competitive pricing are the major features of the new programmable 3U power supplies in the Genesys™ range from Lambda. These make the supplies an ideal choice for applications such as electroplating, semiconductor manufacture and use with industrial lasers, where dependable and controllable high-power DC sources are needed.
Power Conversion Products Website from Schaefer
Schaefer has announced the launch of its new Power Conversion Products Website. The updated site, www.schaeferpower.com has easy to use menu bars which link to all of Schaefer's thousands of ac/dc power supplies, dc/dc converters, battery chargers, dc/ac pure sine wave inverters and other power conversion products.