Power

Power cell units

28 October, 2003 | Supplied by: Switches Plus Components Pty Ltd

The PCU series of power cell units has an output of up to 900 W and made up of cells with a maximum of 12 channels. The units are suitable for prototypes as well as normal power supply needs.


Hot-swap 400 W supply

09 September, 2003 | Supplied by: Scientific Devices Australia

Power-One has introduced what it claims is the industry's most powerful AC/DC power supply specifically designed for power-over-LAN applications.


New method of making nanobatteries

25 August, 2003

A University of Tulsa chemistry professor, Dale Teeters and two former students, Nina Korzhova and Lane Fisher have been awarded a patent for a method of making nanobatteries for use in tiny machines similar to the microbe-size craft that travelled through a human's blood vessels in the 1966 science-fiction movie, 'Fantastic Voyage'.


Fuel cell power for portable equipment

05 August, 2003

Running a laptop or other electrical equipment causes a problem when there is no access to a mains supply. If the battery runs out, where can you recharge it?


DIN rail supply

07 July, 2003 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Amtex has released the DRP series of DIN rail mounted power supplies with ranges from 60 to 1000 W.


Nikko WOW-300S UPS

07 July, 2003 | Supplied by: http://www.mhpower.com.au/

The most "cool and cute" UPS for PC's and home systems!


Step-down converters

13 May, 2003 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Newly released from Amtex are T3 converters, step-down devices with an input of 10 to 60 VDC and an output that is adjustable from 4.5 to 30 VDC at 12 A and 360 W.


MAX1908 battery charger

13 May, 2003 | Supplied by: Power Technology & Element Energy

Maxim's MAX1908 is a highly integrated, multichemistry battery charger that simplifies the construction of chargers.


Rackmount UPS

15 April, 2003 | Supplied by: Eden Corp - Powerware Division

Invensys has increased the power rating for its range of Powerware 9125 rackmounted uninterruptible power systems.


Portable power plants

09 April, 2003

The Mobile Power Box has been developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar energy systems ISE working in cooperation with the firm of Masterflex. It is a membrane fuel cell system supplying mains-free energy in the medium power range.


Battery design for powering tiny devices

05 April, 2003

Though many people have never heard of them, the emerging realm of micro-scale devices - called microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS - could change the medical, automotive and aerospace industries, except for one thing


Electronic battery chargers

11 February, 2003 | Supplied by: Power Protection Solutions Pty Ltd

Mastervolt has introduced three battery chargers: the IVO Smart 12/10, 24/6 and 12/15-2. Making use of high frequency switchmode technology the models are ultra compact and lightweight while providing power, correct charging and battery maintenance.


SMP 5057 series power inductors

11 February, 2003 | Supplied by: Clarke & Severn Electronics

Gowanda Electronics has introduced a series of surface mount inductors designed for power applications where high current handling and surface mount packaging are required.


Recall of UPS units

03 February, 2003

APC in Australia and New Zealand has announced a voluntary recall of two specific models in its Back-UPS CS uninterruptible power supply (UPS) line due to potential safety issues that may result in over heating and represent a potential fire hazard.


Is the 'smart' battery a help or deterrent?

05 January, 2003 by Isidor Buchmann*, President, Cadex Electronics Inc | Supplied by: Cadex Electronics Inc

The battery has the inherent problem of not being able to communicate with the user. Neither weight, colour, nor size provides an indication of the battery's state-of-charge and state-of-health. The user is at the mercy of the battery


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