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Company expands capabilities to support power supply market

5 November 2003 News

For the past 30 years, Accutronics has supported the military, satellite communications and industrial sectors with its representation of some of the world’s most renowned manufacturers of quality RF and microwave components and transducers. The company has always placed emphasis on quality and reliability to ensure that failure rates are minimised. It has now applied this philosophy in the power supply market, with the company signing exclusive representation agreements with three companies: PEAK Electronics, Martek Power Abbott and Array Electronics.

For the past 30 years, Accutronics has supported the military, satellite communications and industrial sectors with its representation of some of the world's most renowned manufacturers of quality RF and microwave components and transducers. The company has always placed emphasis on quality and reliability to ensure that failure rates are minimised. It has now applied this philosophy in the power supply market, with the company signing exclusive representation agreements with three companies: PEAK Electronics, Martek Power Abbott and Array Electronics.

* PEAK Electronics ( www.peak-electronics.de/en/</a>) is a German company that manufactures DC-DC converters covering 0,25 to 25 W in power. According to Accutronics, its products are extremely well priced, whilst maintaining quality, reliability and high specifications. It offers one of the widest offerings of DC-DC converters in the 0,25 to 6 W range. Devices are packaged in industry-standard SMD-, SIP- and DIP-outlines. Standard input/output isolation options range from 1 to 5,2 kV, with plastic or metal can packaging for improved RFI performance, and options are available of single, dual or dual-isolated outputs, with up to 4:1 inputs.

* Martek Power Abbott ( www. martekpower.com) is a California-based manufacturer offering commercial, military, medical and custom power products. Its commercial division offers from 1 W DC-DC converters to 1,4 kW rack-mountable power supplies. Its military division offers DC-DC converters and integrated power supplies and inverters for military voltages and conforming to specified military standards. These products range from 4 W DC-DC converters to 4 kW integrated assemblies. Qualification of power supplies for medical instrumentation is also offered. With its engineering facilities, Martek Power Abbott also offers custom design capabilities to conform to the user's electrical and mechanical needs.

* Array Electronics ( www.array.com.cn) which originates from China, offer a range of bench-top power supplies and electronic loads. Interfacing is extremely user-friendly and remote PC operation is made simple with the software supplied. The power supplies offer 100 W power, with outputs options up to 65 V d.c. The electronic loads offer up to 300 W (300 V maximum input voltage or 30 A maximum current) loading. The products can be used as standalone bench instruments or (with its 4U-height, half rack width) up to two units may be integrated into a single 19" rack shelf.

For more information see the respective websites, or contact Tobie Muller, Accutronics, 011 463 2287, accutron@global.co.za



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