Stemming from the design and manufacture demands of electronic industries, GW Instek offers diverse power supply product lines to meet user's demand for a variety of applications. Based on different needs, the product lines can be divided into several categories including DC Power Supply, AC Power Source, DC Electronic Load and Source Measure Unit.
For DC Power Supply, the products can be briefly categorized by the following types, Technic, Programmable or Non-programmable, Single or Multiple Outputs, High Precision or Affordable Price, Dual Range and Wide Combinations of Voltage and Current, which can be selected to meet the application requirements.
Precision source meter is the latest product offering a four-quadrant power supply, which can accurately utilize voltage or current and measure voltage and /or current at the same time.
GW Instek offers more than 100 power supply products, Which are suitable for the requirements of Electronic Assembly Testing, Education, Component Testing, Wireless Product Testing, Burn-in, Battery-Power Product Testing Automotive, Aerospace industries and so on.
Source Measure Unit
- Maximum Output: ±210V/±1.05A/22W
- Built-in 4 Sequence Output Modes, up to 2500 Points
- OVP /OTP Protection Function
- 0.012% Basic Measure Accuracy with 6½-digit Resolution
Dual-channel/Triple-channel programmable switching
DC power supply
- Multi-channel: maximum 720W for dual-channel models and maximum 1080W for triple-channel models; output latency between channels with the same voltage module is less than 0.1ms
- Multiple voltage combinations: low voltage combinations can be selected from 30V/40V/80V/160V; high voltage combinations can be selected from 250V/800V
DC Power Supply
- 4.3”TFT LCD Display
- Setting resolution: 1mV / 0.1mA; read back resolution: 0.1mV / 0.1mA
- Low ripple noise: ≦1mVrms/ ≦2mArms
- Transient response time: ≦100µS
- Load function (CC, CV, CR mode)
What is DC power used for?
DC (direct current) power is used in a variety of applications, including:
- Electronics: Many electronic devices, such as computers, smartphones, and televisions, require DC power to operate. DC power supplies are often used to convert AC (alternating current) power from the wall outlet to DC power that can be used by electronic devices.
- Transportation: Electric vehicles, such as cars, buses, and trains, rely on DC power to run their electric motors.
- Renewable energy: Solar panels and wind turbines generate DC power, which is converted to AC power using inverters before it can be used to power homes or businesses.
- Industrial machinery: Many industrial machines, such as electric motors and robotics, require DC power to operate.
- Telecommunications: Telecommunications equipment, such as cell towers and base stations, often run on DC power.
Overall, DC power is used in a wide range of applications where a steady, reliable source of power is required.
What is AC and DC power supply?
AC (alternating current) and DC (direct current) are two different types of electrical power supplies.
AC power supply provides electrical energy that periodically changes direction, meaning that the voltage and current regularly reverses direction. This type of power supply is commonly used in homes and buildings to power electrical devices, as well as in the distribution of electrical power over long distances. AC power is usually generated by electric power stations using rotating machines such as turbines or generators.
DC power supply provides electrical energy that flows in one direction, meaning that the voltage and current remain constant in one direction. This type of power supply is used in many electronic devices and systems, as well as in transportation, such as electric cars, buses, and trains. DC power can be obtained from batteries, solar panels, or DC power supplies.
The main difference between AC and DC power is the direction and frequency of the voltage and current. While AC power periodically changes direction, DC power remains constant in one direction. AC power is more commonly used for power transmission, while DC power is more commonly used for electronic devices and systems.