Desktop Adapters are Energy Star EPS 2.0-compliant.

Press Release Summary:

Including single 9-, 12-, 15-, and 24 V models, 18 W, universal, 3-wire input, PSAA18U are rated to operate between 0-40°C and in 0% and 90% noncondensing humidity. Energy efficient units feature minimum average operating efficiency of 80.3% and maximum noload power consumption of 0.3 W. Measuring 4.06 x 1.93 x 1.32 in., they come with standard 2.1 x 5.5 mm DC barrel output connector, IEC320 C14 inlet receptacles, and weighs 4.94 oz. They are cUL/UL60950-1, IEC60950-1, and CE approved.

Original Press Release:

Phihong's New 18W Desktop Adapter Series Provides OEMs with Green Power Supply Options

ENERGY STAR EPS 2.0-compliant adapters ideal for portable equipment and peripherals...

FREMONT, Calif. -(June 30, 2009)- Phihong, one of the most trusted names in power electronics, has developed a new series of 18W, universal, 3-wire input, desktop adapters featuring IEC320 C14 inlet receptacles. The series, designated the PSAA18U, includes single 9-, 12-, 15-, and 24V models, all of which meet the performance requirements for Level V ENERGY STAR® efficiency marking protocol, and are therefore ENERGY STAR EPS Version 2.0-compliant. Ideal for access devices, portable equipment, peripherals, and network hubs, Phihong's low-profile PSAA18U adapters are also compliant with the United States' Federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA).

"Fully aware of current global shifts in the consumer marketplace, Phihong continually strives to increase its selection of environmentally responsible, energy-efficient power supplies to fulfill the needs of a wider variety of applications and provide OEMs with the quality, costeffective, versatile, and green products that end-customers demand," said Keith Hopwood, vice president of marketing for Phihong.

PSAA18U adapters come in non-vented, spill-proof cases and feature over-voltage and over-current protection with auto restart, short-circuit protection, and Class B EMI. Energyefficient features include a minimum average operating efficiency of 80.3% and a maximum noload power consumption of 0.3W.

The adapters are rated to operate between 0°C and 40° C and in 0% and 90% noncondensing humidity. Additionally, all adapters in the series carry cUL/UL60950-1, IEC60950-1, and CE safety approvals and markings.

Each PSAA18U adapter measures 4.06 inches in length by 1.93 inches in width by 1.32 inches in height, features a standard 2.1mm by 5.5mm DC barrel output connector, and weighs 4.94 ounces.

Pricing for the PSAA18U series starts at $17.41 per unit. Detailed series specifications are available on the website at

About Phihong

Phihong is one of the leading suppliers of power solutions, including power supplies, adapters, and Power-over-Ethernet products, to networking and consumer electronics OEMs. With global sales for 2008 in excess of $500 million, Phihong has engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America, Taiwan and mainland China.

For more information contact

Thomas Chin,

Phihong USA Corporation,

47800 Fremont Blvd.,

Fremont, CA 94538,

call (510) 445-0100,

fax (510) 445-1678,



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