1U programmable power supply reaches 3.4kW

1U programmable power supply reaches 3.4kW

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By Nick Flaherty

TDK has extended its Genesys+ series of 1U programmable power supplies with 2.7kW and 3.4kW versions

The DC units can be specified to operate from either single phase (170 to 265Vac) or three phase (342 to 460Vac or 342 to 528Vac) for global use in the lab as well as component, automotive and aerospace testing, semiconductor fabrication, solar array and battery simulation, plating and water treatment.

The twenty new 1U programmable power supply models are rated at 0V to 10V, 20V, 30V, 40V, 60V, 80V, 100V, 150V, 300V and 600V, with output currents of 0-4.5A to 0-340A, and are capable of operating in constant voltage, constant current and constant power modes. Up to six power supplies can be connected in parallel with an auto configuring advanced master/slave system that provides dynamic load response and ripple and noise characteristics comparable with that of a single power supply.

The 2.7kW and 3.4kW families share a common 1U high 19” (483mm) rack mountable chassis and weigh less than 6.25kg for easy movement or installation. A blank front panel option (with no metering or control functions) is available where user access is not required or needs to be restricted. Snap-on dust filters can also be added to restrict airborne contamination.

Programming is standardised across the series through the front panel controls, remotely via LAN (LXI 1.5), USB 2.0 and RS232/485 communications, or by using the isolated analogue control and monitoring (0-5V, 0-10V) which are provided as standard. Optional interfaces include a choice of GPIB (IEEE488.2) and the Anybus CompactCom interface platform for EtherCAT, Modbus-TCP and other interface options as they are released. Software drivers, a waveform creator and a virtual front panel GUI are provided in the software package. The models all have Safe/Auto Re-Start, Last Setting Memory and built-in protection functions. Control of voltage and current slew rate, internal resistance simulation and display brightness control are all standard features.

The five year warranty series is safety certified to IEC/EN/UL 60950-1(certification to EN/UL61010-1 pending), is CE marked to the Low Voltage, EMC and RoHS Directives and is compliant to the industrial IEC/EN 61326-1 standard for conducted EMI, radiated EMI and EMC immunity.

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