Aegis Power Systems Announces New High Power 270Vdc VPX Card

Published: 26 May 2016

Aegis VPX 270-500Aegis Power Systems, a designer and manufacturer of specialized power supplies, has announced the release of its latest power card, the VPX 270-500. The lightweight 3U unit gives industrial, commercial, military, and aerospace engineers a power supply option with higher efficiency and greater power outputs than previous offerings.

The single slot rack cards are ruggedized and designed to meet portions of various military standards including Mil-Std-704, Mil-Std 461e, and Mil-Std-810f. The new 270Vdc VPX power supply units are suitable for use in VITA 62 standard rackmount chassis across many markets including military (including COTS option), manned and unmanned vehicles, industrial, and commercial.

The specifications of the VPX 270-500 power card yield up to 93% max efficiency, 500 watts total output power, and a smaller 4HP size. The conduction cooled unit offers six output voltages, short circuit protection with automatic recovery, option to parallel units, and a quick start-up time. Modifications may be available per customer request.

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