BEAR Wins Contract to Design and Produce Custom Power Supply for "down-hole" Instruments in Gas and Oil Exploration

Custom power supply features multiple inputs, digital monitoring, and ability to withstand harsh environment of oil and gas fields

Phelps, NY - BEAR Power Supplies ( has won a contract to design and produce a custom power supply for a leading provider of instrumentation for gas and oil exploration. The full-custom AC/DC converter will be rack mounted to power "down-hole" instruments. It features multiple inputs, digital monitoring of critical power supply functions, and high reliability for operation in the harsh environments of oil and gas fields.

"BEAR is one of the few power supply companies specializing in full-custom power supply design, creating exactly what our customers need rather than limiting their choices to modifications of standard designs," said Michael Allen, president of BEAR Power Supplies. "As a result, we can work with our customers to optimize the power supply in concert with their instrument design to deliver maximum performance, long life and high reliability under extreme operating conditions."

BEAR custom power supplies are found in a wide range of commercial and industrial equipment including utility, transportation, telecommunications, medical and military systems. BEAR provides expert design services, fast-turn prototypes, pre-production runs and any volume manufacturing of custom power supplies from its design and manufacturing center in western New York.

About BEAR Power Supplies

BEAR Power Supplies ( designs, manufactures and sells power supplies for commercial, industrial, and medical equipment. Products include rugged, encapsulated AC/DC and DC/DC power converters; factory-configurable external power supplies; and full-custom power supplies to meet OEM designers' most difficult requirements. Capabilities range from fast-turn prototypes to high volume production. The company's ISO 9001:2008 certified headquarters, design and manufacturing center is located near Rochester, New York. BEAR Power Supplies is a unit of Z-AXIS, Inc., a subsidiary of Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE).

About Video Display Corporation

Video Display Corporation ( designs, develops and manufactures unique solutions for display requirements for military, medical and industrial uses with emphasis on high-end training and simulation applications. Its product offerings include ruggedized LCOS, DLP LED, CRT and AMLCD displays as well as complete projection display systems utilizing VDC Display Systems Marquee(TM) and ESCP line of projectors. Video Display Corporation operates eight sales, design and manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Europe.

Brenda Fultz, BEAR Power Supplies
1916 Route 96, Phelps, NY 14532
(315) 548-6188

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