Bel Power Announces Ultra-Low Profile Open Frame Power Supplies for Industrial and Medical Applications

By Rob GrayJune 29, 2017

Bel Power Solutions, a global manufacturer of premium power management devices, is introducing the high-efficiency ABC180, MBC180, ABC275, and MBC275 series. The series announced as the expansion of its open-frame, AC-DC power supply portfolio is specially designed for medical and industrial applications.

The new, open-frame, AC-DC power supply devices are expressly engineered by Bel Power for deployment in a broad array of space-constrained applications. The ABC series, including the ABC180 and ABC275, is ideally designed for use in Datacom, telecom, OEM, and industrial applications, whereas the MBC series of power supplies are uniquely created for medical applications where easy thermal management and minimal power loss are key requirements.

The ABC180 and MBC180 power supplies provide 180 Watts of output power, or 120 Watts with convection cooling, while the ABC275 and MBC275 deliver an output power of 275 Watts and 160 Watts with forced air-cooling or convection cooling respectively.

Key Features of Bel Power's Open-Frame, AC-DC Power Supply Portfolio

Bel Power's industry-leading ABC and MBC power supply series integrates a universal input voltage of 85-264 VAC, and are available in 6 output voltages ranging from 12 V to 58V. 

The power supply portfolio includes top-class features, such as input over-voltage protection, short circuit protection, and overcurrent protection with an operating temperature range of -40° to +70° C.

Prime features of the new open-frame, AC-DC power supply portfolio include -

  • 3 x 2 x 0.75 Inches Form factor 
  • PCB Mount option available 
  • 40 Watts Convection 
  • Approved to EN/IEC 60950 
  • Efficiencies 85% Typical 
  • -40 to 70 degree operating temperature 
  • 2 million hours, Telcordia -SR332-issue 3 MTBF 
  • Standby Power < 0.3 W

Major Application Areas of Bel Power's Open-Frame, AC-DC Power Supply Portfolio

The convection-cooled power supply series is ideal for applications where eliminating the audible/ambient noise, vibration, and fan maintenance is an absolute necessity. The cutting-edge power supply units are typically specified for deployment in test and measurement equipment, wireless communications, broadcast and audio/video equipment, lighting, automation, instrumentation, IT equipment, HMI touch panels, and renewable energy. 

The high power density of Bel Power's open-frame, AC-DC power supply portfolio guarantees minimal power loss, thereby leveraging superb reliability and effortless thermal management while meeting the required regulatory standards for environmental-friendly end-use products. Key application areas of the new power supply series are as follows:

  • Instrumentation 
  • Lighting 
  • Industrial Applications 
  • Applied Computing 
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Test and Measurement 
  • Robotics 
  • Wireless Communication

Bel Power's new ABC and MBC series is supplied in an ultra-low profile form factor, which makes the power supply units ideal for space-critical industrial and medical applications.

All parts of the leading power supply portfolio are RoHS compliant and CE Marked. The AC-DC power supplies meet the requirements of EN60950-1 and are safety agency certified per UL and NEMKO. Additionally, the ABC and MBC series also adheres to the conducted and radiated EMI requirements of EN55022-B.

For more information about the ABC180, ABC275, MBC180, and MBC275 power supply series you can visit can visit belfuse.com/power-solutions or contact WPGA Power Specialist Rob Gray.