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Power supplies operate at 230VAC with enhanced power factor

Power supplies operate at 230VAC with enhanced power factor
APV-8/12/16 series and APC-8/12/16 series are economical low wattage LED power supplies (or, drivers) with a high cost-performance ratio. MEAN WELL is now announcing, adopting identical enclosure, APV-8E/12E/16E series and APC-8E/12E/16E series that operate at the 230VAC range with the enhanced power factor, the less no load power consumption (<0.5W) and the shorter setup time (<500ms).
4th January 2016

Medical power supply comes with miniature green open frame

Medical power supply comes with miniature green open frame
Foreseeing the vast market potential in the future for the medical field and the increasing demands for standard power supply, in order to further meet the application requirements of the built-in type medical power supplies from global medical equipments and inspection instruments, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the new gen miniature green open frame type medical power supply.
23rd December 2015

30W plug interchangeable adapter is energy saving

30W plug interchangeable adapter is energy saving
After GE12/18/24 series were launched, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the 30W wall-mounted type green adaptor with interchangeable AC plugs~GE30 series. The main power body of this product can pair one of the four types of interchangeable AC plugs, which are European type, U.S. type, U.K. type and Australian type that are easy to change and use all over the world.
14th December 2015


Power supplies suitable for harsh environments

Power supplies suitable for harsh environments
In order to meet the demands for high-grade AC/DC power supplies, necessitating low noise and operation under humid, dusty, oily, salty, ultra low or high temperature, high vibration, high altitude and poorly ventilated environments, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the 240W/320W ~HEP-240/320 series soon after launching HEP-100/150/185/600 series into the market.
14th December 2015

PCB boards come in miniature size

PCB boards come in miniature size
In order to meet the miniaturisation and energy saving demands for related end electronic products from the industrial and control market, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the 45W/65W ~EPS-45S/65S series with merely 3x2” PCB board size after the same 45W/65W EPS-45/65 series (4x2”) were released.
14th December 2015

Enclosed power supplies offer streamlined design & high degree of automation

Enclosed power supplies offer streamlined design & high degree of automation
MEAN WELL has announced its LRS series of next-gen 35-350W “without PFC” enclosed power supplies, with model numbers of 35/50/75/100/150/150F/200/350. The LRS family exploits a streamlined circuit design that lowers component count, and the high degree of automation raises cost competitiveness and production yield. Compared to the former generation, the RS series, the LRS series is more efficient and further miniaturised.
31st July 2015

Green adaptors comply with up-to-date energy efficiency regulations

Green adaptors comply with up-to-date energy efficiency regulations
A series of 18 to 280W green adaptors that complies with the up-to-date energy efficiency regulations (EISA 2007/DoE Level VI) has been released by Mean Well. The GST18/25/36 series comprises two types: the desktop type (A/B type) and the wall-mounted type (E/U type).
23rd July 2015

Power supplies target harsh environments

Power supplies target harsh environments
  Designed for use in harsh environments, the HEP-100, 150 and 185 series of AC/DC power supplies has been introduced by Mean Well. Providing 100, 150 and 185W of power, the devices feature an aluminium case and are fully potted with a heat-conducted silicone.
9th July 2015

Medical adaptors include four-way interchangeable AC plug

Medical adaptors include four-way interchangeable AC plug
Mean Well has unveiled its green wall-mounted medical adaptor with interchangeable AC plug, the 18W GEM18I series. This adaptor is designed with a four-way interchangeable AC plug, fitting European, USA, U.K. and Australian sockets. The design is approved for IEC60601-1 3rd, EN60601-1-11, and ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1-11 household medical regulations.
26th May 2015

Wall-mounted adaptors offer 0.075-0.15W no-load consumption

Wall-mounted adaptors offer 0.075-0.15W no-load consumption
Mean Well is pleased to unveil its SGA40 (U/E type) and SGA60 (U/E type) 40 and 60W wall-mounted green adaptors, which comply with EISA 2007/DoE Level VI international energy efficiency regulations. The adaptors feature ultra-low no-load power consumption from 0.075 to 0.15W and working efficiency up to 91%, offering energy savings and carbon footprint reduction in no-load or operating mode.
15th May 2015

Adaptors have a no load power consumption of less than 0.15W

Adaptors have a no load power consumption of less than 0.15W
  A series of 60W AC/DC adaptors, which are IP67 rated, has been introduced by Mean Well. The OWA-60E devices feature a low no load power consumption of less than 0.15W and an efficiency of up to 91%, meeting the latest international energy related regulations. 
7th May 2015

240 & 480W DIN-rail supplies address space constraints

240 & 480W DIN-rail supplies address space constraints
Addressing space constraints on TS-35/7.5 or TS-35/15 DIN-rails in the industrial control market, Mean Well has added 240 and 480W models to its NDR-xx series of slim, economical DIN-rail power supplies, measuring 63 and 85.5mm, respectively. The NDR-240 and NDR-480 models feature volumes reduced by 43 and 51.6%, respectively, compared to the previous generation DRP-240/480 series.
5th May 2015

120W LED power supplies feature PFC & PWM

120W LED power supplies feature PFC & PWM
In order to fulfill demand for higher wattage LED power supplies, Mean Well has added 120W versions to its NPF-40(D)/60(D)/90(D) and PWM-40/60/90 LED power supply ranges with PFC. The NPF-120(D) and PWM-120 can be widely applied to different types of LED lighting applications.
29th April 2015

CC supplies offer no load consumption of under 0.5W

CC supplies offer no load consumption of under 0.5W
Mean Well has unveiled a 18/25/40W Constant Current (CC) output external LED power supply with PFC function, the GSC18/25/40 series. On the input side, the IEC320-C8 inlet is adapted for the desktop type (B type), and the 2-pole European plug is exploited for the wall-mounted type (E type). On the output side the widely used 2.1x5.5x11mm DC connector is equipped.
27th April 2015

60W power supplies offer a plug & play solution

60W power supplies offer a plug & play solution
To meet the demand for 60W plug & play style external LED power supplies, Mean Well has released the OWA-60U series of power supplies. The devices are compliant with the UL8750 LISTED safety regulation, making them suitable for LED lighting systems that adopt the standard two-pin US type receptacles and are equipped with power connection ports.
24th April 2015

Green adaptors feature a 0.075W no load power consumption

Green adaptors feature a 0.075W no load power consumption
Green adaptors with a low no load power consumption of less than 0.075W have been introduced by Mean Well. The 40W GST40A and the 60W GST60A feature an average operating efficiency which is superior to that of the GS40 and the GS60, allowing the devices to better fulfill energy saving and carbon reduction.
20th April 2015

Power supplies suit PCBs with a limited space

Power supplies suit PCBs with a limited space
Power supplies which are ready to be soldered onto a PCB have been released by Mean Well. The IRM-45 and IRM-60 devices are rated for 45 and 60W, respectively, and operate from a 85-264VAC input. Both a PCB mounting type and a screw terminal type power supply are available, which measure 87x52x29.5mm and 109x52x33.5mm, respectively. These dimensions, combined with a no load power consumption of less than 0.1W, make the power supplies suitable for PCBs with limited space. 
30th March 2015

Adapter features improved efficiency & up-to-date compliance

Adapter features improved efficiency & up-to-date compliance
Mean Well has announced the GST120A series, a green adaptor which complies with up-to-date energy efficiency regulations (EISA 2007/DoE Level VI). GST120A is equipped with a no load power consumption of less than 0.15W and an average operating efficiency which is superior to the company's GS120 model (120W, level V), already released.
20th March 2015

Green adaptor complies with latest efficiency regulations

Green adaptor complies with latest efficiency regulations
  A 90W green adaptor, which complies with the latest energy efficiency regulations (EISA 2007/DoE Level VI), has been introduced by Mean Well. The GST90A, which consumes less than 0.15W in no load mode, is suitable for use with various types of consumer, telecomms and industrial devices. 
16th March 2015

Smaller input range saves LED power supply cost

Smaller input range saves LED power supply cost
Mean Well has announced that its PLM-12/25 PFC constant current mode LED power supplies have garnered outstanding feedback since their release. In order to target demand from areas that only use 230VAC input, Mean Well has modified the input voltage range from 110-295VAC to 180-295VAC for its latest release, the competitively priced PLM-12E/25E series.
13th February 2015


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