American Power Conversion (APC, West Kingston, RI) recently announced the APC Step-Down Transformer, a rack-mount accessory that expands the 120V capacity of APC's Smart-UPS 5000 to 4500VA. The 2U (3.5 inch) Step-Down Transformer adds 12 additional 5-15R 120V receptacles. Users can have the entire rack configuration protected and managed from a single UPS and Step-Down […]
MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) recently introduced a new range of products at COMDEX '99 for release in the coming months....
Powerware Corp. (Raleigh, NC) recently announced an addition to its UPS line, the Powerware 9125. The Powerware 9125 is part of the Powerware Series 9 family of online UPSs and is available in power ratings of 700VA to 2000VA. According to Powerware, the UPS is designed to protect computer servers, internetworking systems, telecommunications/PBX, ATMs and […]
Powerware Corp. (Raleigh, NC) recently announced an addition to its line of uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs), the Powerware 5140 rack-mount UPS. The...
Guardian On Board (Austin, TX) recently introduced its PowerCard 420VA. According to Guardian, the PowerCard 420VA is the industry's only internal UPS that can be completely integrated within the computer. The miniaturized UPS architecture is designed to deliver all the features of a standard external UPS, including full-time battery backup, surge suppression, EMI/RFI filtering and […]
Belkin Components (Compton, CA) recently announced the Regulator PRO Gold Series. The new line features three models rated at 350VA, 500VA and 650VA (F6C350-USB; F6C500-USB; F6C650-USB). The UPS feature shut down software communicated via USB, which frees up the serial port on the PC for other peripherals, and offers line-interactive technology featuring Automatic Voltage Regulation […]
Power Measurement Ltd. (Saanichton, BC) recently announced the introduction of the 7500 ION three-phase digital power meter. According to Power Measurement, the...
The Electric Vehicle Association of the Americas (EVAA, Washington, DC) is hosting the North American Electric Vehicle and Infrastructure Conference and Exposition, NAEVI 1999, November 17-20, in Atlanta, GA. The world's biggest auto companies, as well as some of the most innovative electric vehicle product manufacturers, are set to show a number of new technologies […]
American Power Conversion (APC, West Kingston, RI) recently announced that it is expanding its three-phase on-line power protection solutions in North America...
Unipower Corporation (Coral Springs, FL) recently announced that the new RS Series front ends have 2,500W output with active power-factor correction. The two models available are the 24Vdc at 104.2A and the 48Vdc at 52.1A. Power density is 11W per cubic inch in a fan-cooled, low-profile case 3.3in x 4.9in x 14in. There are two […]
Maxwell Technologies Inc. (San Diego, CA) reported record revenues for its fourth fiscal quarter ended July 31, 1999, of $49.8 million, compared with revenues of $40.0 million for the same period a year ago. The company's fourth quarter was $3.7 million, or $0.38 per share, after giving effect to special charges and credits, compared to […]
American Power Conversion (APC, West Kingston, RI) recently announced that it is expanding its three-phase on-line power protection solutions in North America with the Silcon DP300E 240kVA/kW and 320kVA/kW units. Both UPSs possess the patented Delta Conversion On-line technology. This latest generation of three-phase technology was designed more specifically for current and future technology applications […]
Lynntech Inc. (College Station, TX) delivered four prototype, self-contained, direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) power supply systems to the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL, Adelphi, MD) at the completion of a small business innovation research phase two contract. The fuel cell prototypes provide a fully regulated 15W/12V output and were developed for use as individual […]
Tripp Lite (Chicago) introduces new Unison true on-line UPS systems in the 1,000VA to 2,200VA range. Unison 1kVA, model SU1000RT (Rack/Tower), and 2.2kVA, model SU2200RT, UPS Systems allow users to utilize them in either rackmount or tower applications without additional expense. The SU1000RT and SU2200RT UPSs require only 2U rack space when used in rackmount […]
This year's Intel Technology Symposium (ITS, September 8-9, Seattle, WA) provided an interesting peek into one possible future for PC, Workstation and Server power architectures. The most interesting proposal made during the meeting related to the potential use of high-frequency ac (HFAC) power architectures in future generations of systems.The prototype HFAC system uses a unique […]