Innovative Technology Inc. (Brooksville, FL) recently introduced a new Suppression Monitoring and Recording Technology (SMART) option package for the firm's I.T. Protector line of ac power panel surge suppressors. It is claimed to represent the "next step" in power quality mitigation, the SMART option package monitors and reports on surges and other potential failures at […]
Cyberex LLC (Mentor, OH) introduced its next-generation family of Rack-Mount Digital Static Transfer Switches. The new Rack-Mount DSTS is available in three models between 20A and 100A, single-phase, and is designed to protect mission-critical loads at the point-of-use.The devices offer Modbus Communications as a standard feature, which allows users to remotely monitor system setpoints and […]
Unipower Corp. (Coral Springs, FL) introduced the new TMH series of 600W hot-swap front end power systems. With three modules in the mating 2U high, 19-inch rack system, either 1200W 2+1 redundant or 1800W output is available in 24V or 48V configurations for distributed power architectures. The TMH hot swap modules feature a compact 2.5 […]
MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) introduced the MGE Eclipse Plus 250 as their latest addition to their line of power protection and power management systems. The new 250 has all the features of MGE's established UPS systems with an enhancement of a 450 joule surge suppressor. MGE claims the Eclipse Plus 250 offers one […]
American Power Conversion Corp. (APC, West Kingston, RI) has introduced the APC Silcon DP300E Series of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) in 10-80...
Chapeau Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) announced that it has finalized its merger agreement with Specialized Energy Products Inc. (SEP, Reno, NV). Chapeau acquired SEP for 3.5 million shares of its common stock and the potential issuance of an additional three million shares of common stock on the achievement of various milestones in the development […]
American Superconductor Corp. (Washington, D.C.) announced that it has received its first order to install a Distributed Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (D-SMES) system to improve reliability and capacity in an electric utility network. The D-SMES system will consist of six individual SMES units that will be deployed within the next year at five electrical substations […]
Semtech Corp. (Newbury Park,CA) announced two new families of highly integrated TVS devices that are designed to exceed the overvoltage protection and lower space requirements of sensitive CMOS technology used in portable applications. According to Semtech, the new SMF05 and SMF12 are the first TVS devices to integrate EDS protection for four low-power data or […]
TechSys Inc. (Livingston, NJ) reports that it has signed a definitive business agreement to merger with Fuel Cell Companies Inc. (FCCI). FCCI holds a majority interest in Micro Fuel Cell Systems Inc., JPL, and SOFC Energy Inc. (UK). Steven Trenk, president of TechSys, commented, "We're very excited about the merger with FCCI. Their majority-owned technology […]
American Power Conversion Corp. (APC, West Kingston, RI) has expanded its power protection offerings for multi-server environments with a new condensed-size 5000VA tower uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The new APC Smart-UPS 5000 has a footprint of 8.7" x 17", which is among the smallest tower 5000VA units in the UPS industry, according to APC. The […]
American Power Conversion (West Kingston, RI) has further expanded its APC Redundant Switch, which was previously accessible only in a SmartUPS 1400/High...
International Fuel Cells (IFC, South Windsor, CT), announced that six of their PC25TM fuel-cell power plants will power what is claimed to be the world's largest fuel cell installation, to be built in Connecticut. The PC25 units, which each produce 200kW of electricity and 900,000 Btus of heat, will provide primary power to the Connecticut […]
Xentek Power Systems (San Marcos, CA) recently announced the completion of its merger with its sister company, Taiyo Yuden (USA) Inc. The new company will operate under the Taiyo Yuden (USA) name, and the firms plan to consolidate operations into a single location yet to be determined. According to the firm, no staff or personnel […]
Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston, TX) has introduced a new rack-mountable UPS, the UPS R1500 XR. Rated up to 1,500VA/1,340W, the new model...
Battery Engineering Inc. (Canton, MA) introduced a line of custom-engineered high-voltage, high-energy density lithium-thionyl chloride batteries. The batteries are constructed from 304L...