Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
DC/AC Inverters suit CCFL-backlit LCD applications.
Press Release Summary:
May 26, 2009 - Available in single, dual, and multi-lamp configurations, Smart Force(TM) SFW Series inverters can be used in 5.7-19 in. LCDs used for industrial/medical and general applications. They feature 6 mm profile, onboard lamp current regulation, strike voltages to 2,400 Vrms, and operating temperature range of -20 to 85ºC. RoHS compliant units also offer onboard dimming, open lamp detection, and are compatible with all OEM LCDs.
Original Press Release
New SFW Series CCFL Inverters from ERG are Cost Competitive with Offshore Models
Press release date: May 21, 2009
o Low Profile - to < 6 mm High
o Onboard Lamp Current Regulation
o Strike Voltages to 2400 Vrms
o Operating Temperature Range of -20º to 85º C.
o High Efficiency
o Open Lamp Detection
o Onboard Dimming
o RoHS Compliance
o Compatible with Virtually All OEM LCDs The SFW family is an ideal inverter series for distributors to offer, added Upton. It complements ERG's established custom inverter products, and production quantities are readily available. Pricing depends on part number and quantity of SFW Series inverter. Typical distributor pricing for an SFWA160JF single-lamp inverter with 6.0 mArms output current and JST output connector SM02(8.0) is under $10.00 in production quantities. For more information on SFW Series part numbers, distributors and available pricing, visit ERG at Booth 470 during SID 2009, San Antonio, Texas, June 2-5, or contact
Endicott Research Group (ERG), Inc.,
2601 Wayne St.,
Web: www.ergpower.com About Endicott Research Group: ERG, the specialist in power conversion solutions has been matching power solutions to LCD backlights since 1979. The company's range of DC-AC inverters for CCFL-and EL-backlit LCDs is the largest in the world. ERG's experience and technical expertise as a provider of inverter solutions has recently been extended to matching LED drivers and replacement rails to today's LED-backlit LCDs.