6000W Power Converter Rugged Design for Critical Railway Applications

Hopkinton, MA – Schaefer Inc. has introduced the CB 5600 Series of 6000 Watt DC/DC converter, AC/DC power supply and battery charging products. A robust design with industrial grade components, provides a highly efficient, space-saving solution for even the most extreme environments in industries such as transportation and railway controls and communications equipment (onboard and trackside), sub-station applications for DC Switches, CBTC, and emergency lighting.

The C/B 5600 Series offers a substantial lineup with over 150 standard models, with requests for modifications also available. Five standard DC input voltage options span a range from 80-800VDC. AC input models offer 1-Phase or 3-Phase as well as battery charging models. Single output voltages encompass a range from 5-400VDC. All outputs are adjustable and fully regulated to 0.2% or better (load) and 0.1% (line). The C/B5600 Series DC/DC and AC/DC models have remote sense capability and features comprehensive protection circuitry and efficiencies are up to 95%. –20C to +75C operating temperature range, with –40C to +75C as an option.

The units are packaged in a space saving 6U or 9U rack module or a wall mount module. Options include parallel / redundant operation, further mechanical ruggedization, inhibit, Power-OK / DC-OK alarms, system reset signaling, and programming/monitoring functions.

Mechanical and electrical modifications to standard modules are available upon request. In addition, Schaefer can design and manufacture fully custom solutions. For further information and pricing for the C/B5600 Series, please contact Schaefer, Inc., 45 South Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. Tel: 508/435-6400 Fax: 508/435-6401 Email: sales@schaeferpower.com.

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