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.
DIN-Rail Power Supply Family For Industrial Applications
PULS announces the introduction of a new low cost product range. The CS Series is based on the market leading Dimension QS product range but with a much reduced feature-set, which enables very competitive pricing. These single-phase power supplies continue to demonstrate PULS's design excellence and reliability, while being priced to compete directly with low cost imports from the Far East.
Digital Power Supplies Offer PMBus Communication
Powerstax has announced a family of ultra-compact 275W switch mode power supplies. The N-0275 series units feature digital power management and optional PMBus™ capability. The N-0275 family has been designed for OEM applications such as industrial automation, telecommunications, gaming systems, security and surveillance systems and network servers. The compact, very low profile form-factor power supplies deliver 12.22 watts per inch³ power density at up to 90% efficiency.
Power-One Joins Distributed Open Standards Alliance
Power-One has announced that it has joined DOSA (Distributed Open Standards Alliance). DOSA was established in February 2004 to develop standards for board-level DC-DC converters to ensure compatibility and facilitate second sourcing for customers.
DC Input Front Ends Utilize the same packaging and backplane connectors as AC Input Solutions
Power-One has introduced its DC input SFD550-12BG DPA/IBA front end. This 12Vout product utilizes the same packaging and backplane connectors as Power-One's SFP450 and SFP650 front ends, providing customers with DC-input solutions that do not require any redesign of their existing AC-input racks or backplane connectors.
SynQor Signs Trium Power to Resell Product Line in France
SynQor Inc., a power solutions company for DC/DC and AC/DC products within the Telecom, Medical and Industrial marketplaces, announced today that it has signed a non-exclusive distribution contract with Trium Power of Dourdan France.
30 products added to XP's Power Supply Guide for 2007/08
XP Power has announced the availability of its new Power Supply Guide for 2007/2008. The guide, containing 208 pages, has had a total of 30 new product ranges added since the last edition. It provides detailed information on many aspects of XP Power's standard product range. AC/DC products range from 5 Watts to 2,400 Watts and include open frame, u-channel, desktop, DIN rail, industrial and medical power supplies. Also included are DC/DC converters rated from 1 Watt to 400 Watts, and military component based power modules and filters.
1/8 brick DC/DC module
In the industry standard 1/8-brick footprint, Ericsson Power Modules' PKB-C DC/DC converterThe PKB-C's uses a secondary digital monitoring circuit to make it possible to offer control of an infinite number of customers' output circuit characteristics, such as latching, Over Voltage Protection (OVP), Over Current Protection (OCP) and Over Temperature Protection (OTP) – all without adding any extra components. Because this circuit can be programmed during manufacturing, it reduces the time-to-customer when a tailor-made protection configuration is required.
Slim-line 1U Plug & Play Power Supply is User Configurable
The latest entry into Excelsys Technologies family of ultra-compact, high power density power supplies is the Xlite series. These 600W end user configurable units offer up 8 isolated outputs in a slim-line package of just 1U x 260 x 89mm. The Xlite series extends Excelsys innovative "plug and play" architecture allowing end users to configure an application specific power supply in less than 5 minutes.
Compact UPS Has Three Year Battery Life
Following its appointment as UK distributor for UPS products from AEG Power Systems, ThePowerSupplyShop.Co.UK announce the availability of the Protect 1 true online UPS product range. The Protect 1 series is a double conversion UPS with a low noise, true sine wave output with digital signal control and N+X technology for parallel redundancy operation or increased power levels.
Configurable Power Supplies offer up to 1000W and can be delivered next day
UNIPOWER announces new additions to its QuiQPLUS series of modular, configurable power sources designed to allow customers to configure a unit to suit their exact application and have it delivered next day. Launched originally as an 800W power supply, QuiQPLUS is now additionally available with 600 and 1000W power levels and all three are capable of providing up to 8 outputs with any output voltage between 3 to 56V. As well as the new power levels, UNIPOWER has added lower current single output modules with currents as low as 4.2A available.
High-output lab power supply 'flexes' between 60 V and 50 A
The new QPX1200 laboratory DC power supply from TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) is a 1.2 kW unit featuring PowerFlex regulation. This enables it to offer voltage and current combinations between 60 V/20 A and 20 V/50 A, making it suitable for a very wide range of applications. The QPX1200 includes a linear output stage within its PowerFlex regulator. This gives it a very low output noise of less than 3 mV RMS, and a transient recovery time typically ten times better than that of conventional switch-mode units.
Medically Approved Power Supply Is User Configurable
Excelsys Technologies has announced the introduction of the Xvite medically approved power supply series. Offering up to 1200W in an a space saving 1U x 260mm x 127mm chassis the Xvite family offers an innovative "plug and play" architecture allowing end users to configure an application specific power supply with up to 12 outputs in less than 5 minutes.
High power DC/DC uModule point-of-load regulators
A new family of high voltage, high power DC/DC uModule point-of-load (POL) regulators from Linear Technology provides new features and various output power capabilities. The LTM4601, LTM4602 and LTM4603 each contain all the components required to build a 6A to 48A point-of-load (POL) regulator, including the inductor, power MOSFETs, DC/DC controller, compensation circuitry and input/output bypass capacitors. The devices' compact 15mm x 15mm x 2.8mm LGA package protects the solution from the external environment and the modules' thermal enhancements provide highly efficient heat removal. The uModule packages provide the size, form-factor and simplicity of a surface-mount IC.
Catalogue describes HiTek Power's X-ray power supply capability
HiTek Power has published a new short-form catalogue summarising details of its wide range of X-ray power supplies and its custom capability in this field. HiTek's eight standard families of X-ray supply offer output powers from 50W to 2kW and the company's 30 years of experience in this market enable it to offer unrivalled capability in the custom design of systems for industrial and scientific equipment.
Isolated 384V to 12V, 300W bus converter
Vicor has announced the availability of a high-voltage V•I Chip bus converter with a power density of greater than 1000 W/in3. Designated B384F120T30, this BCM module is a high-efficiency (>95%), Sine Amplitude Converter (SAC) operating from a 360-400Vdc primary bus to deliver an isolated low voltage secondary.
Full-brick DC/DC converter offers efficiency levels in excess of 94%
Ericsson Power Modules' latest DC/DC converter platform, the PKY4716PI, utilizes the industry standard full-brick format and footprint, making it an excellent drop-in replacement for enhanced performance. The device, aimed at the telecoms market and customers developing base transceiver stations in cellular radio networks where high efficiency and reliability are required, is also ideal for many industrial applications.
The Power Supply Shop gets AEG UPS Systems
ThePowerSupplyShop.Co.UK has been appointed as an authorised distributor of UPS products by AEG power Systems. Winners of the 2006 Frost & Sullivan UPS Product Line Leadership of the Year Award, AEG have a comprehensive portfolio of UPS products suitable for protecting small businesses through to complete enterprise solutions.
480W DIN rail power supply offers single and three phase input
XP Power has announced the latest addition to the DNR range of DIN rail mounted, industrial AC/DC power supplies. The DNR480, a single output 480 watt model, offers universal input, accepting voltages in the range 90 – 264 VAC single phase without the need for switch selection, or 340 – 575 VAC three phase, depending on model. Both 24 and 48 VDC output variants have adjustable outputs from 22.5 to 28.5 VDC for the 24 volt model and 47.0 to 56.0 VDC for the 48 volt model. Such broad range of adjustment allows the use of the power supply in different configurations. For applications requiring increased power, up to three units may be connected in parallel.
Electronically controlled DC load offers wide range of load voltages
The latest electronically controlled DC loads from Zentro Elektrik have an output power up to 250 or 500W. They are built using the latest MOS technology and at 0.35 VDC to 160 VDC they offer a wide range of load voltage. As a result, they can be used in a variety of applications from fuel cells to use on test benches.
Programmable 25A POL Provides 0.8 to 5.5VDC
Power-One has introduced the 25A YV12T25 POL converter. This robustly-designed programmable product delivers 0.8 to 5.5VDC from a 10 to 14VDC input, eliminating the need for multiple host-system circuit-pack designs, and reducing the number of part numbers needed in inventory for board-level point-of-load applications. Efficiencies exceeding 94%, combined with advanced thermal management techniques, facilitate operation over a -40°C to 85°C ambient temperature range. Other high-performance features include no minimum load operation, the capability to start-up into pre-biased loads, and auto-reset output overcurrent protection. Interface features include remote ON/OFF and remote sense.
True On-Line 110VAC ‘CE’ Marked 1.5kVA UPS System
XP Energy Systems Ltd announces a key addition to its industry leading range of uninterruptible power supply systems designed for use in a variety of applications where constant, reliable power is an essential requirement. The Xi1500L CE is the latest model to join XP Energy Systems' established Xi Series which includes models rated from 1 to 6kVA. Like other models in the Series, the new power system can be rack mounted, free standing or stacked and incorporates many standard and optional features designed to make it easy to install and easy to use.
Li-Ion Battery Chargers Automatically Select Between USB and Wall Adapter Inputs
Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4096/X standalone dual-input linear battery chargers. These devices charge single-cell Li-Ion/Polymer batteries from wall adapter or USB power sources. The LTC4096/X use a constant-current/constant-voltage algorithm for charging, with programmable charge current up to 1.2A from a wall adapter supply or up to 1A from a USB supply while automatically sensing the presence of voltage at each input. Applications include PDAs, MP3 players, digital cameras, lightweight portable medical and test equipment and large color screen cell phones.
CEC compliant external power supplies
Power Sources Unlimited has released a product line of desktop power adapters that are in compliance with California Energy Commission Tier 2 criteria and Energy Star Level IV standards for external switching power supplies. These two standards are the more stringent efficiency and no-load power consumption requirements which are due to go into effect on July 1, 2008.
82mm Wide 20A DIN-Rail Power Supply
PULS has announced the introduction of the latest model in its Dimension Q series. The QS20.241 provides 24VDC at 20A from a 85-276V wide range AC single-phase input and is 1/3 the size of other comparable DIN-rail power supplies. The QS20.241 offers market-leading performance through innovative design using synchronous rectification topology and digital control to not only reduce the size of the unit but offers efficiencies up to 93.9%, significantly reducing heating effects and overall energy consumption.
50W External Power Supplies meet requirements of Energy Star programme
SL Power Electronics Corporation, the company established following the merger of Condor DC Power and Ault, announces the introduction of its PW152 external power family that meets the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR program, as well as European and Asian global energy efficiency initiatives.
5kW Power Converter Offers Numerous Input Voltage Ranges
Schaefer, Inc. has introduced the C/B 4800 Series of 6U DC/ DC and AC/DC converter modules ranging in output power from 2.4kW to 5kW. This robust design uses industrial grade components and provides a high density, space-saving solution for applications in industries such as railway controls and communications equipment (onboard and trackside), military applications, oil rigs applications, fuel cell applications, transportation, telecommunication systems, process control systems, and power stations.
Bench power supply has fully variable auxiliary output
TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) has replaced its top-selling EX354T 300W triple-output laboratory power supply with a new model that incorporates a fully variable auxiliary output. The new EX354Tv is a mixed-mode regulated power supply with dual outputs of 0 to 35 V at 0 to 4 A. The third output is now continuously variable between 1.5 and 5.0 V at currents of up to 5 A, replacing the fixed 3.3 V/5 V auxiliary output of its predecessor.
SynQor adds to its Sixteenth Brick Range
SynQor has announced the release of further additions to its DOSA compliant sixteenth brick family in a 1.3 x 0.9in footprint. The PQ60012SGL25 and PQ60025SGL25 deliver up to 1.2V/25A and 2.5V/25A respectively. With this announcement, SynQor now offers a range of sixteenth brick devices that cover output voltages of 1.2V, 1.8V, 2.5V, 3.3V and 5V, up to a maximum of 66W total output power.
1U 2KVA Inverter
Schaefer's latest pure sine wave inverter products now includes a 2KVA model packaged in a 1U rackmount design. Highly efficient and reliable, the pure sine wave output of the AEP-A2000R Series offers benefits over modified or quasi-sine wave units by delivering "clean" output power for powering sensitive loads and for improving AC equipment performance.
Online Power Supply Configurator anounced by Excelsys
Excelsys Technologies now offers its customers the ability to configure their own application specific power supplies online and purchase from their nearest authorised distributor. A simple wizard guides customers through setting the required output voltage and current needs. It allows selection of options such as, power fail signal, remote inhibit and enable, a standby +5VDC supply, thermal control signals, reverse fan direction and medical safety approvals if required.
DIN-Rail Power Supplies Support DeviceNet
PULS has announced the introduction of two new DIN-Rail power supplies aimed at the growing DeviceNet market. DeviceNet is a low-cost communications link used to connect industrial devices, typically in factory automation applications. Devices such as; limit switches, photoelectric sensors, valve manifolds, motor starters, process sensors, bar code readers, variable frequency drives, panel displays and operator interfaces may be connected to a DeviceNet network eliminating expensive hard wiring. The direct connectivity provides improved communication between devices as well as important device-level diagnostics not easily accessible or available through hard wired I/O interfaces.
Fairchild to Hold Fifth Annual Power Seminars
Fairchild Semiconductor will hold its annual Power Seminars at locations worldwide starting April, 2007. Fairchild is The Power Franchise and its power experts will provide the latest in design techniques for optimizing system power with analog, discrete, and optoelectronic solutions at these one day events.
Regulator facilitates direct 48 V-to-load power conversion with 91% efficiency
Vicor has introduced a high power (>1100 W/in3) 320W PRM non-isolated regulator. Designated P045F048T32AL, this latest V•I Chip component is designed for high-performance 48V power applications such as servers, telecom and ATE. It provides a controlled Factorized Bus distribution voltage for powering downstream VTM current multipliers, creating fast, efficient, isolated, low-noise Point-of-Load (POL) converters. With an efficiency of 97% and matched with a 94% VTM unit, it enables direct 48 V-to-load with 91% efficiency, eliminating the need for an intermediate 12 V bus conversion stage and VRMs.
20kW high voltage power supplies from HiTek
HiTek Power has added the OL20K 20kW family to its range of high voltage power supplies, offering output voltages from 60kV to 200kV and beyond. The eight members of this family have been built to meet the requirements of ion beam and electron beam systems. In addition to standard units, the supplies can be customised to meet specific requirements. Each system consists of a converter, in a 6U, 19 inch rack-mounting unit, and a separate high voltage multiplier assembly. Power conversion is achieved by zero-voltage switching a full bridge of the latest generation insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs).
UNIPOWER adds “Live Support” to its website to allow true interaction with customers
UNIPOWER Europe, the industry's leading high density, hot-swap power supply manufacturer, has made a significant addition to its website www.unipowercorp.com By adding an online "Live Support" facility, UNIPOWER Europe is providing its customers with the opportunity to search for and discuss the company's product offering in the live company of a member of UNIPOWER's sales support team. "Live Support" is available from 8am until Midnight (GMT) operated by support staff at the company's UK and USA facilities.
Excelsys Appoints Simpex in Switzerland
Excelsys Technologies announces the appointment of Simpex Electronic AG as its new distributor for Switzerland. Simpex is an experienced re-seller of power supplies in addition to emech, IT and production equipment. The company has experienced sales and applications teams and as SQS and IQNet quality certification.
Laboratory power supplies with programmable control
TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) has updated its QL series of laboratory power supplies to include a number of improvements including the latest safety binding post terminals. The QL series is a range of high-performance linear regulated power supplies offering unusually high levels of precision and stability. Setting resolutions of 1 mV and 0.1 mA are provided, and output ripple and noise are below 0.35 mV peak-to-peak. Single and triple output models are available with output voltages of up to 56 V and output currents of up to 5 A. Maximum power is more than 100 W per main output.
Power Supply Selected For Energy Saving Lighting
Powerstax plc has been selected to supply a turnkey power solution to EcoLEDLighting, market leaders in LED lighting systems. EcoLEDLighting has recently launched it new Part L Compliant, fully dimmable MR16 lamp replacements, which reduce heat output by 80% and use 75% less energy. To enable the company to develop prototypes into production designs, EcoLEDLighting went looking for a power supply company that was able to fulfil the specific requirements that were essential for this new LED lighting technology.
1U High 1200W Configurable Power Supply
New from Excelsys Technologies is the Xcite 1200W modular power supply. Just 1U high and 260mm x 127mm the Xcite boasts industry leading 15W/in² power density with up to 90% efficiency and an innovative "plug and play" architecture which allows users to configure a custom power solution in less than 5 minutes.