Bel Power Solutions Expands its AC/DC Power Supply Portfolio with 550 Watt Open Frame

By Rob GrayFebruary 14, 2017

Bel Power Solutions, one of the world's largest manufacturers of superior power management devices, announces the expansion of its open-frame, AC-DC power supply portfolio by including the ABC 550 and MBC 550 Series of power supplies for industrial and medical applications.

The premier product line, available in 6 output voltages varying from 12 V to 58 V, features a wide universal AC input range of 90 – 264 VAC with an operating temperature of -40° to +70°. 

The ABC and MBC Series, offered in a compact 3 x 5-inch footprint, delivers unmatched efficiencies of up to 92% in three discrete variants - the convection cooled (no fans) 150 watts, the conduction cooled (heat sink surface) 250 watts and the forced air-cooled environment with up to 550 watts of high power output.

Benefits of Bel Power ABC 550 and MBC 550 Open Frame Power Supply Series

Bel's high power density ABC and MBC family ensures higher efficiency and minimal power loss, which leverages greater reliability and easier thermal management in power devices while meeting the regulatory approvals for environmentally-friendly end products.

Key features of the ABC 550 Series include:

●        5 x 3 x 1.5 Inch Form Factor

●        Up to 550 Watts with Forced Air Cooling

●        Efficiencies up to 92%

●        -40 to 70°C Operating Temperature

●        12 V / 0.5 A Fan Output, Thermal Shut-Down Feature

●        Approval to EN60601 3rd Edition (Pending)

●        RoHS Compliant

●        CE Marked

The ABC Series is ideal for use in space-constrained OEM, telecom, datacom, industrial equipment, and other applications like:

●        Instrumentation 

●        Renewable Energy

●        Lighting 

●        Test and Measurement

●        Industrial Applications 

●        Robotics

●        Applied Computing 

●        Wireless Communication

Bel Power is an industry leader, revolutionizing the power industry through its cutting edge innovative power solutions. The power company's newest addition, the MBC 550 series, is ideally suited for diverse medical applications where the airflow is particularly low or not available at all. It incorporates the following features:

●        5 x 3 x 1.5 Inch Form Factor

●        Up to 550 Watts with Forced Air Cooling

●        Efficiencies up to 92%

●        -40 to 70°C Operating Temperature

●        12 V / 0.5 A Fan Output, Thermal Shut-Down Feature

●        Approval to EN60601 3rd Edition (Pending)

●        Medical (BF) Safety Approvals

●        RoHS Compliant

●        CE Marked

The MBC 550 power supply series, specifically designed for medical-grade environments, covers the following application areas:

●        Diagnostic 

●        Home Health Care

●        Drug Pump 

●        Monitoring

●        Dialysis 

●        Portable Equipment

“We are excited to launch this expansion of the ABC/MBC Series, which we believe solves a top concern of today’s power designer, who is increasingly challenged to incorporate more power into smaller spaces,” said Dennis Ackerman, President of Bel Power Solutions. “In combination with conduction cooling for when a fan is simply not an option, the ABC/MBC Series provides engineers with true design flexibility from a proven leader in power protection.”

The 'CE Marked' ABC and MBC product line meets the conducted and radiated EMI requirements of EN55022-B, and all other safety standards as stipulated by the UL and NEMKO.

For more information on the MBC 550 power supply series, please contact a WPGA Power Specialist.