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Wide Input DC/DC Converter Powers Railway Apps

09 February 2017

Melcher HP Series DC/DC converter. Source: Bel Power Melcher HP Series DC/DC converter. Source: Bel Power Bel Power Solutions has released the Melcher HP Series DC/DC converter with a continuous input voltage range of 16.8 to 137.5 volts. The converters deliver up to 192 watts. with efficiency up to 93% over input and load range with no derating over a -40 to 70 degree Celsius range.

Suited for railway applications, the HP Series complies with EN 50155, EN 50121, fire and smoke standard EN 45545 and all common national and international railway and safety standards. The supply comes in a rugged cassette case for 19 inch rack or chassis mounting. The supply is also safety approved to IEC/EN 60950-1 and UL/CSA 60950-1 2ND Edition.

The supply’s output covers 5 to 96 volts in single, dual, or triple output configurations. Standard features include current sharing, 10 millisecond interruption time, reverse polarity protection, inrush current limiting, overvoltage and user programmable undervoltage lockout, remote on/off and adjustable output voltage. The supply is offered with a choice of accessories, including a universal mounting bracket, mounting plate, and front panel kit.

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