Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
Open-Frame AC/DC Power Supplies come in 150-250 W models.
Press Release Summary:
July 30, 2014 - Certified to industrial and medical international safety standards, GCS series includes 3 x 5 in. open frame, enclosed covered, and top- or end-mounted fan covered versions. Open frame format allows delivery of up to 180 W by convection cooling and full 250 W with 7 cfm airflow or optional fan mounted configurations. Delivering up to 93% typ efficiency, single-outputÂ units operate from 85–264 Vac supply over -40 to +70Â°C range and offer outputs covering nominal voltages from +12 to +48 Vdc.
Original Press Release
XP Power Extends GCS Series of Open-Frame AC-DC Supplies up to 250 Watts
Press release date: July 1, 2014
The open frame format allows the GCS250 to deliver up to 180 Watts by convection cooling, and the full 250 Watts when provided with only a 7 CFM airflow or when using the optional fan mounted configurations. With both Class I and Class II input construction techniques used, designers can opt to use an input earth scheme or not. These highly efficient supplies, typically up to 93% efficiency, are available with outputs covering all the popular nominal voltages from +12 to +48 VDC. A secondary 12 VDC / 0.6 A fan supply is also a standard feature, with remote on/off being available as an option.
Suiting a wide range of application environments, the GCS250 can operate over the extended temperature range of – 40 to + 70 degrees C with no derating until +50 degrees C. The supplies operate from a wide input range of 85-264 VAC, with full power available from 90 VAC and higher.
No additional EMC filtering components are required since the GCS series meets Class B conducted and Class A radiated criteria as stipulated by the internationally recognized standards of EN55011 and EN55022. Also, the units comply with the 3rd edition medical safety standards EN60601-1, ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1, CSA22.2 No 60601-1, and the IT equipment safety standard UL/EN 60950-1.
Ideal for use in any ‘1U’ equipment, the GCS250 is suitable for a multitude of applications within the industrial and healthcare markets.
The GCS250 series is priced at $81.90 for 500 pcs orders and is available from Newark, Digi-Key, or direct from XP Power and come with a 3 year warranty.
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