Ruggedized AC/DC PSUs offer configurable outputs.
September 11, 2013 -
Offered in 400, 700, and 1,000 W versions, 26.0 x 12.x 4.0 cm (1U high) MC1U series allows output voltage to be adjusted as required using integrated multi-turn potentiometer. These plug-and-play power supply units (PSUs), exhibiting power conversion efficiencies up to 91%, operate from -55 to +70°C, and offer input voltage ranges of 85–264 Vac at 47–63 Hz and 90–120 Vac at 390–440 Hz. Series conforms to MIL-STD-461F for EMI and MIL-STD-810G for shock and vibration.
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Unit B5, Armstrong Mall
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Ruggedized, Flexible High Power AC/DC PSUs
Designed to withstand shock, vibration & extreme temperatures in physically challenging high-rel application environments
• Delivering up to 1000W
• 1U height
• MIL-STD-461F & MIL-STD-810G complaint
• Configurable outputs
Powerstax plc, specialist provider of highly optimised power sources, announces the release of the MC1U series. Offered in 400W (MC1U-6A), 700W (MC1U-6B) and 1000W (MC1U-6C) versions, supporting a 47Hz to 440Hz input frequency range, these power supply units (PSUs) provide design engineers with a plug and play solution that can easily be adapted to meet their exact functional specifications - with the output voltage adjusted as required using an integrated multi-turn potentiometer. Measuring 26.0cm x 12.7cm x 4.0cm, these user-configured PSUs exhibit power conversion efficiencies of up to 91%. The available input voltage range is 85VAC to 264VAC at 47Hz to 63Hz and 90VAC to 120VAC at 390Hz to 440Hz. These units can be combined with the company's popular A3600 chassis in order to form 19” rack mount solutions.
UL60950, CSA22.2 No.950 and EN60950 approved, as well as fully conforming to both MIL-STD-461F (for electromagnetic interference) and MIL-STD-810G (for shock and vibration) standards, the products in the MC1U series are targeted at implementation into military commercial-off-the-shelf (MIL-COTS) and other high reliability (high-rel) systems, such as marine/military communication, satellite guidance, avionics and radar. Over-current, over-voltage and inrush current protection mechanisms are incorporated into these units, as well as thermal shutdown. They also have a 3000VAC voltage isolation and an operational temperature range spanning from -55ºC to 70ºC. A conformal coating on their exterior offers added protection against dust and liquid ingress.
"The power system designs in military, aerospace, and increasingly the industrial sphere too, put a great deal of pressure onto engineering teams, with exacting demands needing to be met. Powerstax is now in a position to give these teams PSU solutions with the high degrees of flexibility and rapid turnaround that other suppliers have simply failed to deliver." states Rob Hill, Director of Sales & Marketing at Powerstax, "The MC1U MIL-COTS PSU series has all the performance characteristics and array of protection features necessary for dealing with the most difficult of operational settings. This allows long-term reliability to be assured."
Powerstax specialises in customised and configurable system-level power for demanding environments. Products include AC-DC power supply units, DC-DC converters and 19” rack mount power solutions. It also offers highly compact and ruggedized package solutions for applications that are space-critical or situated in harsh environments. The company's patented power technology has been deployed in military vehicles, defence, avionics, high-end industrial, oil & gas, medical, railway and commercial power systems across the globe. Through the acquisition of the Drake brand of transformer rectifiers, Powerstax is able to provide robust power up to 1MW to water treatment & purification, corrosion prevention and metal finishing applications.
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