|March 28, 2005
Stan Michelson, Focus Communications
Lambda 1000W Modular Power Supply Receives Medical Safety Approvals
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 28, 2005) - Lambda announced it has received UL60601-1 and
IEC/EN60601-1 medical safety agency approvals on its Alpha 1000 series of power supplies,
which are suitable for use in a broad variety of medical applications demanding the flexibility of
a modular product.
Alpha 1000 units are fully configurable and can provide between one and 14 adjustable
outputs. Up to seven modules – single or dual outputs – can be fitted with output voltages from
1.8V to 48V and output currents of up to 120 amps; no minimum loads are required. Inhibit, ACfail,
current-share and DC-good signals are available as options.
The Alpha 1000 can deliver up to 1000 watts from –20°C to +50°C and derates at 3.3% of
a degree from 50°C to 65°C. All models accept a wide range of input voltages – from 85VAC to
264VAC – and contain active PFC (power factor correction) circuitry to meet EN61000-3-2
The power supplies also meet EN55022 Level A specifications, achieved with a 212-
microamp earth-leakage filter; in addition, lower-leakage filters down to 50 microamps are
available. The series is also CE marked and approved to UL60950, CSA60950 and EN60950
The fan-cooled units measure a compact 2.5 x 7 x 11 inches and have a combination of
screw or fast-on terminals for quick and easy installation.
Alpha 1000 modular power supplies are priced starting at $850 each in 10-unit quantities.
More information is available on Lambda’s Web site, www.lambdapower.com.
For more than 50 years, Lambda has been a leading provider of standard and custom power supply solutions.
The company's broad range of products power industrial, telecommunications, data communications, medical,
and test-and-measurement applications worldwide. Lambda's corporate headquarters is at 3055 Del Sol Blvd.,
San Diego, Calif., 92154; telephone 800-LAMBDA4 (toll free) or 619-575-4400; fax 619-429-1011.
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