comment on this article

Switched mode power supply for CompactPCI applications

Schroff UK has expanded its 19in maxpowerPRO family of switched mode power supplies with the addition of a 6U model designed for high power CompactPCI applications.

Featuring an output of 500W, the 13100-145 power supply operates from an input voltage range of 90 to 264V ac with PFC and delivers output voltages of 5, 3.3, 12 and -12V.

As well as incorporating a P47 connector conforming to the PICMG 2.11 CompactPCI specification, the PSU is suitable for CompactPCI applications in the communications, industrial, military and aerospace sectors.

Inputs are protected against voltage transients and high inrush currents, outputs are protected against open circuit and short circuit conditions, and the power supply also includes over temperature protection.

The unit is hot swap capable, and active current sharing is provided on three of the outputs for parallel operation of multiple units in n+1 redundant designs or in systems requiring a higher output power.

Measuring 6U high x 8HP wide x 172mm deep, the PSU is supplied with an EMC seal and a 19in front panel including handles. According to Schroff, it achieves a typical efficiency of 84% and meets the requirements of the relevant standards covering safety, EMC and mechanical stress.

Author
Chris Shaw

Comment on this article


This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team.

What you think about this article:


Add your comments

Name
 
Email
 
Comments
 

Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published.
Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.

Related Articles

Side channel attacks

Cybersecurity and aviation experts believe a growing number of commercial ...

Future World

Taking place in London, Future World is a conference and meet-up for ...

Disappearing die

This one-day conference, organised by NMI and IMAPS-UK and held at Mitel ...

Get to market faster

A quick look at using Vicor's PFM and AIM in VIA packaging for your AC to Point ...

Battery innovation

Did you know that it was British chemist Joseph Swan who invented the ...

Acquire and survive?

The dust is beginning to settle following the news that Swiss company Dätwyler ...

A change of course

Since taking over as CEO in December 2015, Jeff Benck has rung the changes at ...