Compact Open Frame AC/DC Power Supplies deliver up to 280 W.

Press Release Summary:

Respectively carrying 185, 225, and 280 W ratings, models VOF 185, VOF 225, and VOF 280 occupy 3 x 5 in. footprint. These single-output solutions deliver efficiencies up to 91% and no-load power consumption down to 0.5 W @ 230 Vac. Universal input voltage range is 90–277 Vac, and output voltage options include 12, 15, 24, 36, and 48 Vdc. Operating at full load from -20 to +50°C with forced air cooling, products have 250,000 hr MTBF minimum at full load and 25°C ambient.

Original Press Release:

Economical Open Frame AC-DC Power Supplies Deliver Up to 280 W in a Compact Package

TUALATIN, Ore. — CUI Inc today announced the expansion of its VOF open frame ac-dc power supply family with the introduction of 185, 225 and 280 W models. The VOF 185, VOF 225 and VOF 280 series are higher-power additions to CUI’s latest-generation open frame ac-dc power portfolio ranging from 6 to 150 W. Designed to offer a combination of economy and performance in a compact, industry standard 3” x 5” footprint, the single output power supplies deliver efficiencies up to 91% and no-load power consumption as low as 0.5 W at 230 Vac for energy-conscious ITE, industrial and consumer electronics applications.

The three new VOF series feature a wide universal input voltage range of 90 to 277 Vac and offer output voltage options of 12, 15, 24, 36 and 48 Vdc.  All models provide an operating temperature range at full load from -20 up to +50°C with forced air cooling, derating to 50% load at +70°C.  The new power supply family also carries UL/cUL and TUV 60950-1 safety certifications while meeting EN 55022 Class B and FCC Class B limits for radiated emissions.

The series has an MTBF of 250,000 hours minimum at full load at 25°C ambient, calculated per MIL-HDBK-217F. Protections for over voltage, over current and short circuit are included as well as 0.98 typical power factor with active PFC.

The VOF-185, VOF-225 and VOF-280 are available immediately with prices starting at $69 per unit at 100 pieces through distribution. Please contact CUI for OEM pricing.

Visit CUI’s booth (Power Hall A2, Booth 613) at electronica 2016 where the company will be showcasing the three new VOF series and the rest of their power portfolio ranging from 1 W to 12,000 W. electronica is the world’s leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications, and will be held at the Messe München in Munich, Germany from November 8-11, 2016.

Product name: VOF-185, VOF-225, VOF-280
Availability: Stock to 10 weeks
Possible users: ITE, industrial and consumer electronics applications
Primary features: Compact, efficient and economical
Cost: $69 per unit at 100 pieces

About CUI Inc
CUI Inc is a technology company focused on the development and distribution of electronic components. At the leading edge of power supply design, the organization supports customers as they strive to improve the energy efficiency and environmental credentials of their application.  The company's power group is complemented by a portfolio of world-class board level components, consisting of interconnect, sound, motion control and thermal products.  An unwavering commitment to create collaborative partnerships with customers and a drive to see that their design project is a success has been a hallmark of CUI's sustained growth since its founding in 1989.   As a leader in the industry, CUI will continue to invest in the future through new technologies, talented employees, expanded manufacturing capabilities, and a growing global reach.

CUI Inc is a subsidiary of CUI Global, Inc., a publicly traded company whose common stock trades on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol CUI.

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