Chroma ATE (Irvine, CA) introduced the 61600 Programmable AC Source, a new ac and ac+dc source electronics testing series of 12 models...
Chroma ATE (Irvine, CA) introduced the 6340 Electronic Load Series, which it claims is one of the fastest slew rate loads on the market. The loads, with a 500-nanosecond or 1-microsecond rise time for any load step, are capable of testing voltage regulation on power supplies used with GHz processor computers and other applications, such […]
Chroma ATE (Irvine, CA) has introduced the 8000 Series for power supply testing. The company claims that the new system is a rack of power test components and software designed to deliver fast test speeds and design verification and analysis tools. The 8000 Series features user-selectable hardware and software modules, which Chroma ATE maintains makes […]
AES Corp. (Peabody, MA) introduced the AES-IntelliNet real-time Internet Metering system, which captures 15-minute intervals of electric, gas or water-meter data and displays it on the Internet before the close of the next interval. Data is posted 96 times a day and is used to manage peak energy, trading on the stock market, TOU tariffs, […]
Dynaload (Randolph, NJ) has introduced a high-voltage, high-power water-cooled load, the WCL4881000-12000. The company maintains that this active load is suitable for...
Agilent Technologies Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) has introduced a high-current device power supply (DPS) that the company claims will expand the processor testing capabilities of its Agilent 93000 SOC Series Test System, while improving yield via high throughput and better speed binning. Rated at 100A and supporting ganging up to 200A, Agilent's new high-current DPS […]
Schaffner (Luterbach, Switzerland) has extended the range of high-current programmable electronic loads for its Loadsaver power-supply, environmental, stress-screening (ESS) system, with the...
Advanced Power and Controls LLC (AP&C, Santa Ana, CA) unveiled the AFH1, a new series of programmable ac power sources that offer a range of adjustable output voltage and frequency. The AFH1 is designed to provide high-quality, low-cost, instrument-grade ac power for production and research and development testing, or quality assurance verification of commercial, avionics, […]
Dranetz-BMI (Edison, NJ) has announced the release of its first-ever single-phase Power Platform 4300 power-monitoring instrument. The company claims that this addition to their line of hand-held analyzers will offer their customers the same features and benefits as the market-leading 4300 at an entry price of less than $5,000. The single-phase 4300 comes equipped with […]
Autotest Co. (San Antonio, TX) introduced the Sirius Source, a new power source for the testing of standard and uninterruptible power supplies. This power source is being integrated into Autotest's line of power-supply testers and will be sold separately as an all-in-one source for power-supply builders and purchasers. The new Sirius Source is capable of […]
Sorensen, a division of Elgar (San Diego, CA), has added two new 500V modules to the MML Series of modular, medium-power, programmable dc, electronic loads. These new 500V electronic loads are available in 300W and 600W configurations and can operate down to 2.5V at the top current rating. The 500V MML Series modules can be […]
American Reliance Inc. (AMREL, Arcadia, CA) has introduced the PLB/PLW Series, a full-featured programmable electronic load product. The series was designed to...
DATEL Inc.'s (Mansfield, MA) new PC-controlled burn-in racks and ATE now reach 0.6V at 20A. The DTL2A-LC is a digitally controlled, optically isolated, serial-input electronic load. It is essentially a computer-controlled current source that sinks currents from 0A to 20A, at loading voltages from 0.6V to 50V, up to a maximum power of 100W. The […]
DATEL Inc. (Mansfield, MA), a leader in dc/dc converter products, announced the initiation of its horizontal integration into the areas of power-supply, burn-in and test components. The DTL2A is the first member of a family of digitally programmable electronic loads and their respective controller boards that facilitate burn-in and rapid, precise testing of power supplies, […]
Applied Power Corp. (Newton, MA), a subsidiary of IDACORP Inc., recently helped launch the Solar Power Index, which is a new weather reporting metric that was designed to create greater awareness of photovoltaic electric power's ability to displace the use of fossil fuels used in producing electricity. The Solar Power Index compares the amount of […]