Switching Power Supply Series has 2 x 4 in footprint.

Press Release Summary:

Internal AC/DC switching power supplies in LPS50 series feature overload, over-voltage, short circuit, and thermal protection as well as built-in Class B EMI filtering. Accepting universal input of 127-300 Vdc or 90-264 Vac, products deliver 55 W of total power @ 5 Vdc or 60 W @ 12, 15, 24, or 48 Vdc. Used to power telecommunications, networking, test, measurement, and imaging devices, they are also available with medical grade safety certifications.

Original Press Release:

Emerson Network Power Introduces Astec 60W AC-DC Switching Power Supplies in Compact Package

Versatile New Models Provide Output Options from 5 to 48VDC with Universal Input

CARLSBAD, Calif. - May 4, 2005 - Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) has announced the introduction of the LPS50 Series of AC-DC switching power supplies from Astec Power (astecpower.com). The new models deliver 55 Watts of total power at 5VDC or 60 Watts at 12V, 15V, 24V or 48VDC. Accepting universal input of 127 to 300VDC (wide range) or 90 to 264VAC, these internal power supplies are ideal for applications requiring flexible implementation worldwide, including 1U rack configurations. Ideally suited for powering a wide variety of devices, including telecommunications, networking, test, measurement and imaging, the LPS50 Series is also available with medical grade safety certifications designated by a M on the model number.

With a compact footprint only 2 inches by 4 inches, the units are among the smallest available in this power range. In spite of the small size, the devices offer high efficiency operation, as well as overload, over-voltage, short circuit and thermal protection. They include built-in Class B EMI filtering and a green LED to indicate when power is on.

The LPS models demonstrate a mean time between failures (MTBF) greater than 550,000 hours at full load in 25B0C ambient conditions and are designed to meet EN61000-X susceptibility requirements. The units comply with worldwide safety and performance standards from UL, CSA, VDE, NEMKO, CB, CCC and CE as well as international standby standards for environmental innovation and energy saving.

Available now, pricing begins at $25.00 in OEM quantities. For applications requiring external power, the LPS50 Series is complemented by Astec Power's recently released DPS50 line of external supplies with similar specifications. For more information, please contact an Astec Power representative in your area. To locate a representative, go to the Astec Power Web site at astecpower.com, and click on the SALES OFFICE button on the home page.

About Astec Power

Astec Power (astecpower.com), an Emerson Network Power company headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., is a leading international supplier of power conversion solutions. Dedicated to advanced research and development, state of the art design, sophisticated automation and in-process testing, Astec Power produces standard, modified standard, and custom AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies, which range in size from one to 18,000 watts. In order to satisfy and continue to grow its international customer base, Astec Power has operations on three continents. Through this strategic allocation of its manufacturing resources, Astec Power delivers competitively priced quality products worldwide, in a timely and reliable manner.

About Emerson Network Power

Emerson Network Power is an Emerson business that provides a full spectrum of reliable power solutions, including inbound power, connectivity, power supplies, power systems and precision cooling, backed by the largest global services organization in the power industry.B These Emerson companies serve the needs of telecommunications networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities worldwide. For more information, visit www.emersonnetworkpower.com.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses.B Sales in fiscal 2004 were $15.6 billion. For more information, visit www.GoToEmerson.com.

Tom Tillman
Astec Power

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