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Power supplies now include special output voltages

18 May 2005 Power Electronics / Power Management

The Quint Power 48 V/5 A universal power supply from Phoenix Contact enhances the line of special output voltages for mechanical engineering, long routing paths or LED lighting.

The 48 V devices open up new possibilities for many areas of application: The 48 V/5 A single-phase power supply and the 48 V/10 A and 48 V/20 A three-phase modules ensure low power loss in the case of long routing paths. In mechanical engineering, eg, in printing presses, they can be used to reliably operate motors with a high starting torque. The devices can also be used for LED lighting with 40 V input voltage.

The international certification package and wide-range input enable use on all common AC and DC power grids worldwide. On unstable networks, the power supply provides output power for more than 20 ms and permanently should one phase be lost. A power reserve, the Power Boost, reliably starts higher loads. A zero-voltage relay contact and an active transistor switching output provide preventive function monitoring capabilities with clear LED signalling.

For more information contact Duncan Venter, Phoenix Contact, +27 (0)11 793 7121, duncanv@phoenixcontact.co.za



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