GWInstek introduces APS-7000 series programmable AC power sources, which consists of 500VA of APS-7050, 1000VA of APS-7100, 2000VA of APS-7200 and 3000VA of APS-7300. APS-7000 series features power characteristics from its linear structure design including low noise, low THD, and highly stabilized power output that are ideal for the product development and verification of input power with low noise requirement or stereo, video and audio device applications, etc. The maximum rated voltage is 0~ 310Vrms, 25.2Arms, 100.8A peak current and the output frequency range is 45~500.0Hz. Users can conveniently augment the output voltage from 0Vrms to 600Vrms and output frequency from 45Hz to 999.9Hz by purchasing options without sending equipment back to GW Instek.
One of the popular alternative energy solutions in the market is to utilize inverter to convert DC to AC and the converted AC is then sent to power grid or products require electricity. For instance, AC produced by PV inverter is sent to power grid or equipment requires electricity. While simulating power grid to verify inverter connecting with power grid, general AC power sources cannot withstand DUT's feedback energy, hence, additional power consumption resistors are needed to prevent AC power source from being damaged. On the contrary, APS-7000 series has the characteristic of absorbing reverse current so that additional power consumption resistors are not required. The input terminal of APS-7000 series is designed to isolate from the simulated AC power grid output terminal, therefore, users do not need an additional isolation device to protect DUT.
APS-7000 series is suitable for simulating power grid and conducting inverter output characteristic tests, including synchronized phase and frequency. Reverse current and power detected by APS-7000 series will be displayed in red readings to facilitate user's test observation. APS-7000
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This mode can rapidly produce different simulated input transient waveforms such as power outage; voltage rise and voltage fall etc. for engineers to evaluate the impact on DUT posed by the transient phenomena. For instance, capacitor endurance test.
This mode allows users to set ceiling and floor specifications to produce PASS/FAIL result after the measurement is done. It can also show test results for each test procedure or only show the last result. There are ten sets of Program mode and each set has 50 sets of memories. Each memory comprises 9 steps. Each Program will perform according to memories sequence, self-defined loops or designated steps to stop.
|Function Waveform (ARB ) Mode
Provide waveforms in seven categories and 20,000 waveform combinations so as to rapidly simulate distorted AC voltage waveforms.
Crest factor waveform
Fourier series synthesized waveform
Overlapping a Surge/Dip voltage on a normal voltage as the input power for DUT allows users to simulate Surge/Dip situation and evaluate DUT characteristics.
|T Ipeak, hold function
T, Ipk Hold sets delay time (1ms~60 seconds) for measurement after the output of Ipeak value and the maximum value will be retrieved. Update will be preceded only if measured value is greater than the original value. Ipk Hold is for measuring transient inrush current as soon as the equipment power is on that is usually done by oscilloscope and current probe. T, Ipk Hold delay time setting can be applied to measure inrush current of sequentially activated DUT.
|Control Panel Characteristics
|There are two control panel modes: Standard mode and Simple mode. Both modes are shown as below. Standard mode combines settings and AC Power Meter measurement window display. Users apply Function key (F1~F3) to select required measurement items. There are nine items for selection. Simple mode shows all measurement items on the display.
APS-001 GPIB interface card
APS-002 RS-232 / USB interface (APS-7050, APS-7100)
APS-007 RS-232 interface card(APS-7200, APS-7300)
APS-003 Output Voltage Capacity (0~600Vrms)
APS-004 Output Frequency Capacity (45~999.9Hz)
GRA-423 APS-7050, APS-7100 rack mount kit
GRA-429 APS-7200 rack mount kit
GRA-430 APS-7300 rack mount kit