Medical power supplies for Image Guided Therapy equipment

Image Guided Therapy (IGT) uses multiple types of imagery to prepare, perform and follow-up on surgical procedures. This allows the actual surgery to be less invasive, providing more precise information to the surgeon before the first incision. Often the power supplies for IGT equipment are full custom designs, having requirements for very low electrical noise and full medical isolation with low leakage currents.

TDK-Lambda’s Power + Solutions team supported a manufacturer of IGT machines to develop a four output custom product that could deliver peak loads in excess of 2kW. The team had prior experience in the design of complex medical power supplies, so a platform product was developed that could be used across multiple applications.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard and custom Medical Power Supplies for healthcare applications.

Jun23

New generation 1U programmable DC power supply series delivers 5kW output

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda Genesys+™ series of high power density programmable DC power supplies – the 5kW, 1U model is the first in the series. Utilising DSP (Digital Signal Processing) technology, these next-generation units provide improved efficiency, performance and functionality over existing products available on the market at a competitive cost. The Genesys+™ series addresses a very broad market, including component, aerospace and automotive testing, semiconductor fabrication, water treatment, plating and solar array simulation.

LA008719 - Genesys+

Housed in a 1U high, 19” (483mm) wide rack package, the 5kW model offers the highest power density and, at less than 7kg, lightest weight in the industry (less than half the weight of comparable products). Five voltage models are available initially: 0-10V/500A, 0 20V/250A, 0-30V/170A, 0-300V/17A and 0-600V/8.5A. The units can operate in constant current, constant voltage or constant power modes and offer internal resistance simulation. They can accept three-phase 170 to 265Vac, 342 to 460Vac or wide range 342 to 528Vac inputs, with active Power Factor Correction. Operating efficiencies are up to 93%.

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Jun22

450W modular power supplies power next generation microscopes

Vega AC-DC Power Supply

The use of digital processing to enhance and store images in modern high-end microscopes requires multiple voltages in addition to LED lighting power requirements.

A manufacturer of sophisticated microscopes looking for several individually regulated outputs was presented with a 450W TDK-Lambda modular Vega power supply. Selecting the right combination of output modules was made easy through the use of an on-line configurator, which automatically choses the optimum solution. No minimum orders are required, and samples can be delivered in a very short timeframe.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard Industrial Power Supplies for industrial, test and measurement applications, click for more information.

Jun21

Emergency lighting battery charger system uses high-efficiency 480W DIN rail power supply

DRB DIN Rail Power Supply

The heart of any large scale emergency lighting system is the battery management and charging rack. Without reliable power back-up, lives can be endangered and property damaged. Maintenance and trouble free operation is very highly desired.

The TDK-Lambda 480W rated DRB480-24-1 DIN rail power supply is now being fitted in a new range of central battery enclosures. With conservatively rated components, this ErP compliant product is designed for long field life. Internal waste heat is reduced as the power supply has an efficiency of 92%, and a 7-year electrolytic capacitor life is expected.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard Industrial Power Supplies for industrial applications, including DIN rail.

Jun16

Emergency lighting system uses DIN rail power supply with low power consumption

LA2366_DRB DIN Rail Image

As emergency lights only operate occasionally, once the batteries are charged it is desired that when in stand-by mode the controller draws as little power as possible to conserve energy.

Looking for a cost effective DIN rail power supply that was energy efficient, one emergency lighting manufacturer chose TDK-Lambda’s new DRB series. With an efficiency of over 91%, and being ErP compliant, the 100W DRB100-24 has an offload power consumption of less than 0.5W.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard Industrial Power Supplies for industrial applications, including DIN rail, click for more information.

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Jun14

Localised emergency lighting system uses 240W DIN rail power supply

DPP Series - DIN Rail Mount Power Supply

Emergency lighting systems utilise significantly more technology than ten or twenty years ago. Modern systems are of course powering LED luminaries, but they can be programmed to self-check their operation and report any faults. The emergency lighting systems can also be set to only activate in problem areas.

TDK-Lambda’s 240W rated DPP240-24-1 was chosen for powering a new emergency lighting system, due to its price-performance ratio and local support. Like all TDK-Lambda’s DIN rail products they can operate with convection cooling.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard Industrial Power Supplies for industrial applications, click for more information.

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Jun09

Training desks benefits from limited lifetime warranty power supply

HWS-A Series

In addition to classroom style technical training, many companies are turning to the use of training “desks” to enable students and employees to perfect their skills. This replaces “on the job” training and can be performed in a controlled environment. Desks can simulate a multitude of tasks from assembly to programming robotics.

Looking for a highly reliable 100W power supply, one such manufacturer was offered the TDK-Lambda HWS100A-24/A power supply. The HWS series is renowned for having a long field life due to very conservative component ratings, and is backed by a “limited lifetime” warranty.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard Industrial Power Supplies for industrial applications, click for more information.

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Jun07

Custom power supply rack assembly developed for industrial lasers

SWS-L series - Single Output Power Supply

Lasers are widely used for cutting, drilling and marking in many industrial applications, and have replaced some of the traditional metal cutting processes. The lasers are controlled by rapidly adjusting the pulse duration, and this frequency can be as high as 100MHz.

A manufacturer of lasers approached TDK-Lambda about producing a custom 19” rack assembly to be sold in conjunction with their product. TDK-Lambda’s Power+ Solutions group packaged two 48V output 1000W rated SWS1000L-48 models into an enclosure, with a colour scheme that matched the customer’s system.

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Jun02

Premium air traffic control display system uses efficient, low power standby power supplies

cus200m-pr-feb16

Air traffic controllers require reliable, high end displays to assist planes navigate the skies safely. Multiple displays are used by controllers, networked together to show in-bound flights, runway activity and planes taxiing on ground.

TDK-Lambda’s 24V convection-cooled, open frame CUS200M power supplies have been chosen to provide power to a new series of high-end displays used by air traffic controllers. Although the “green” aspects of the supplies – operating efficiencies of 94% and a low off-load power draw – was attractive, a small modification of the product was requested. TDK-Lambda’s engineering support worked with the customer and a non-standard model was developed.

TDK-Lambda offers a wide range of standard Industrial Power Supplies for industrial applications, click for more information.

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May31

Haemoglobin analyser benefits from no minimum load power supply

NV-Power Configurable Power Supply

Haemoglobin carries oxygen and a number of other gases in the blood from the lungs to around the body. Any deficiency can indicate a potential organ disease, including kidneys and liver. The use of blood sampling can detect this through gas analysis.

Analysers require a combination of multiple voltages, including a high power 24V output to drive motors for handling samples and perform any heating or cooling. 5V outputs are also needed to drive on-board electronics for analysis of the results. TDK-Lambda’s 175W triple output NV175 was chosen for a new gas analyser as it can provide a high power 24V output and two +5V outputs, without the need for a minimum load on the main output.

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May26