Contact Find Your Rep Press Room Integrators  
AMETEK Programmable Power News
AMETEK Programmable Power Launches New Online Store
- Posted on 15/10/14 04:50PM

Online Site Makes Buying DC Power Supplies Easy and Convenient

SAN DIEGO, October 15, 2014 AMETEK Programmable Power, the global leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions (programmablepower.com), has launched a new online store featuring some of its most popular programmable DC power supplies and accessories. A responsive interface makes it fast and convenient for engineers to evaluate and purchase DC power products on a variety of mobile devices, such as tablets and smart phones. Visit the store: http://store.programmablepower.com.

“We’ve all become used to the immediacy of online shopping, and our customers certainly appreciate the same convenience for work-related purchases,” explained André Marais, Director of Global Sales at AMETEK Programmable Power. “We created our online store to improve the buying experience for our customers, including in stock shipping typically within 48 hours.”

With its online store, AMETEK simplified the technical ordering process to three easy steps:

  1. Choose the product model by selecting voltage and current
  2. Choose a communication interface or other pertinent options
  3. Select product quantity and add to cart

Customers can browse product categories from the drop-down menus or search for products using the convenient search bar at the top of the page. Orders are typically processed within one to two business days. For this first phase, the online store supports shipping to U. S. locations.                                                                                                                    

 

About AMETEK Programmable Power

For more information on any of AMETEK’s programmable power supplies and programmable loads, contact AMETEK Programmable Power Sales toll free at 800-733-5427 or 858-458-0223, or by email: sales.ppd@ametek.com. Users can also contact an authorized AMETEK Programmable Power sales representative by visiting programmablepower.com/contact/.

AMETEK Programmable Power is a business unit of AMETEK Electronic Instruments Group, a leader in advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power and industrial markets and a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $4.2 billion.

###

New California Instruments RS Series External Drive Option
- Posted on 25/08/14 03:05PM

Provides Real Time Control for Hardware-In-the-Loop Tasks

SAN DIEGO, August 25, 2014 – AMETEK Programmable Power, the global leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions (www.programmablepower.com), has released the External Drive (-EXTD) option for its California Instruments RS Series of high-power regenerative programmable AC sources. The External Drive option gives users a simple, low-cost way to directly control the output of an RS Series power source in real time, enabling them to be more easily used in hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test systems.

Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) is a technique used in the development and test of complete real-time embedded systems.  Using HIL techniques allows simulation of real-time feedback and control of such complex systems.  HIL applications require electrical interface to act as the interface to embedded systems and the equipment under test.  HIL is commonly used to prototype systems for power grids, power electronics and hybrid electric drives.  The most recent trend is modeling dispersed energy products, such as a PV inverter, and their effects to the utility grid.

The RS Series features advanced digital signal processing (DSP) control technology to the power amplifiers within the source.  The source features traditional remote control methods, such as GPIB or LAN,that inherently introduces control delays in the hundreds of milliseconds, which do not simulate real-time control. The introduction of EXTD allows real-time control via analog signal so delays are typically reduced to 100 microseconds (figure 1), which is 1,000 times faster than the delay time of controlling the output via GPIB or LAN ports.  EXTD essentially allows the RS to be used as a high bandwidth amplifier, while the internal DSP continues to monitor the output in order to ensure safe operation.

Available with outputs ranging from 90 kVA to 1MVA, the RS is the latest series of products to use AMETEK's high-performance, pulse-width modulation (PWM) switching technology to provide advanced performance solutions for AC power test applications.

Additional details about the RS-EXTD can be found on the AMETEK Programmable Power website, including an EXTD technical note and user’s manual.

 

About AMETEK Programmable Power

For more information on any of the AMETEK’s programmable power supplies and programmable loads, contact AMETEK Programmable Power Sales toll free at 800-733-5427 or 858-458-0223, or by email at sales.ppd@ametek.com. Users also can contact an authorized AMETEK Programmable Power sales representative, who can be located by visiting programmablepower.com/contact/

AMETEK Programmable Power is a business unit of AMETEK Electronic Instruments Group, a leader in advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power and industrial markets and a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2013 sales of $3.6 billion.

# # #

AMETEK Creates New AC Source/DC Supply Selector Guide
- Posted on 15/07/14 09:37AM

Free online tool helps engineers find just the right fit for their application

SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2014AMETEK Programmable Power (www.programmablepower.com), the global leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions, has released a free online Product Selector Guide designed to help engineers locate the optimal AC source or DC power supply quickly and efficiently. By inputting a few simple parameters, engineers can find the power supply that meets the needs of their application. Try it now: http://www.programmablepower.com/selector/DC-product-selector.php.

The new Product Selector Guide features two selector guides in one: the first for DC power supplies and the other for AC power sources.

·  The DC Selector searches 289 total products with the following input field options: power requirements (voltage and current), AC input voltage choices, remote interface options, use method and other options.

·  The AC Selector has a total of 58 power sources from which to choose. To quickly narrow the selection, the user may specify max voltage and current, min/max frequency, phase output, remote interface requirements, output features and compliance test options.

As another time-saving feature, once the matching products are displayed, the user may request a quote for each product with just one click.

“Engineers are busy people who don’t have time to search through dozens of spec sheets to find the right power supply solution for the project at hand,” explained Bill Ruff, VP/Product Marketing Manager for AMETEK Programmable Power. “With just a few clicks and spec selections, our new online tool allows them to easily find an AC or DC power supply that meets their specific application requirements in just a few minutes.”

 

For More Information

To learn more about any of the AMETEK’s programmable power supplies and programmable loads, contact AMETEK Programmable Power Sales toll free at 800-733-5427, or 858-458-0223, or by email at sales.ppd@ametek.com. Visitors can also contact an authorized AMETEK Programmable Power sales representative by navigating here: http://www.programmablepower.com/contact/.

About AMETEK Programmable Power

AMETEK Programmable Power manufactures the engineer’s most reliable and trusted power brands: AMREL, California Instruments, Elgar and Sorensen. AMETEK’s strong brands, broad product portfolio of AC and DC power supplies/loads, and deep application expertise across a wide array of industries make it the industry’s trusted "power partner." 

AMETEK Programmable Poweris a business unit of AMETEK Electronic Instruments Group, a leader in advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power and industrial markets, which is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2013 sales of $3.6 billion.

# # #

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next
Powered by N-13 News

Email: sales.ppd@ametek.com for general inquiries.