Japan Storage Battery (Japan) and Exide Electronics Group Inc. (Raleigh, NC) announced the sale of their joint venture, GS-EE (Japan), to Japan Storage Battery. GS-EE was established ten years ago as a joint venture, selling uninterruptible power supplies to the two parent companies. Under the terms of the agreement, GS-EE will continue to provide sales […]
Yuasa Inc. (Reading, PA) introduced the H130R 3200/9600CO modular rack-mounted Horizon Remote Power System (RPS). The new system is designed for use...
International Rectifier (IR, El Segundo, CA) introduced a new family of D-Pak Schottky diodes intended for low-power systems. The diodes are claimed to offer a lower forward-voltage drop from improved power handling capabilities and greater efficiency than competing devices, while maintaining price parity. Nine devices are available, with 3A, 5A and dual 3A (6A) parts […]
Amsdell Inc. (Richmond Hill, ON) announced it has received approval of a CDN$200,000 grant for a "Pulse Width Modulation Controlled Converter for High Power Applications" project from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) under the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). In addition to the government assistance, Amsdell is investing $500,000 in the project. The […]
OPTI-UPS Corp. (Brea, CA) announced it is shipping its first rackmount uninterruptible power systems. The PowerPS-RM 1100/1440 Rackmount units are intended for LAN and WAN network environments. The UPSs feature Internet modem, outlet control, 10/100 Base-T surge protection and load shedding to extend runtime to protect server environments from damaging power events. The units also […]
Ericsson (Sweden) introduced the BZA 201 26, the first system in its line of next generation power systems developed for the US market. The BZA 201 26 system is intended to supply reliable dc power for radio base stations and associated transmission equipment.The new system is designed to provide reliable +24V power to radio equipment […]
American Power Conversion Corp. (APC, West Kingston, RI) reported record annual results for the year ended December 31, 1998, with revenues of $1.126 billion, up 29 percent from $873.4 million in 1997. Net income for the year was a record $155.1 million, or $1.60 per share, excluding a charge of approximately $7.6 million, or $0.08 […]
Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston, TX) announced a new tower UPS, the UPS T700. The T700 is designed to provide advanced power protection...
Panamax (San Rafael, CA) announced that Vice President of Sales John Maloney has been promoted to supervise sales and marketing in the computer industry. Maloney will still be responsible for sales and marketing in both the telecommunications and electrical utilities industries throughout the United States, as well as in the Pacific Rim and Latin America. […]
American Superconductor Corp. (Westborough, MA) reported revenues for the third quarter ended December 31, 1998, of $2.58 million, compared with $4.89 million for the same period last year. The company reported a net loss for the quarter of $3.76 million, or $0.24 per share, compared with a net loss of $3.38 million, or $0.29 per […]
Tyco Electronics Power Systems (Mesquite, TX) recently debuted the Galaxy Power System (GPS) 4848/100. Suitable for a wide variety of -48Vdc applications, the GPS 4848/100 meets power requirements ranging from 200 to 10,000A. The system operates directly from commercial power in 380/400/480Vac or 208/220/240Vac. It combines switch-mode rectifiers with dc distribution and battery connections and […]
AVO International (Dallas) has added a new series of Megger 5kV heavy-duty insulation testers, including the S1-5001, S1-5005 and S1-5010 models. The...
Acme Electric Corp. (East Aurora, NY) reported net sales for the second quarter ended January 2, 1999, of $18,803,000, compared to $22,752,000 for the same period last year. Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 1999 was $402,000, or $0.08 per share, compared to net income of $498,000, or $0.10 per share, a year […]
Delta Products Corp. (Las Vegas, NV) has unveiled its new Millenium Class Systems (MCS), a family of high power-density telecom power products. Delta reports that it has simplified its remote and on-site system monitoring interfaces, as well as improved the system’s modularity. Delta claims that carriers can operate the remote monitoring system without installing additional […]
SatCon Technology Corp. (Cambridge, MA) announced the appointment of Ted Lesster as Director of Engineering of the Technology Center, effective February 1, 1999. Lesster will have broad responsibilities for management and mentoring of the technical staff within the Technology Center, and for business development. Lesster is currently Chief Scientist of the Oceanic and Naval Systems […]