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California Instruments Asterion ASC - 6003 AC Power Source

Availability: Normally in Stock / Short Lead Time

  • Programmable 6000VA

  • 1/3 Phase

  • 312 V Dual Voltage Range

  • AC Output only

  • 4U


Introducing The NEW California Instruments Asterion AC only Series.

AMETEK Programmable Power has added two new AC only models to its Asterion line of power sources.

  • The Asterion 4503 A1 supplies up to 4500 VA (ASC4503A1)
  • The Asterion 6003 A1 supplies up to 6000 VA (ASC6003A1)

The New Asterion ASC 6 kVA model

  • maximum AC voltage range 312 VAC
  • standard frequency range 1.2 kHz (5 kHz option)
  • single -or three-phase output 

Reliable, high-performance AC only testing with the same advanced Asterion technology including iX2, touch screen interface 

500VA - 36000VA High-Performance Programmable AC and DC Power Sources

Performance. Reliance. Brilliance.

The California Instruments "Asterion" line of AC power sources by AMETEK Programmable Power combines intelligence and flexibility to create an advanced platform of AC solutions. This easy-to-configure design features sophisticated technology for delivering high performance, programmable AC and DC power.

Its sleek design packs maximum power density into a low-profile form factor with an intuitive touch screen interface placing that power at your fingertips. Centralized control and unparalleled modularity make Asterion the most adaptable platform on the market. Its groundbreaking capabilities set the standard for affordable, precision power sources.

Asterion ASC Models Asterion AST Models
Maximum AC voltage range  312 VAC  400 VAC
Maximum DC voltage range N/A 500 VDC

Standard frequency range

1.2 kHz 95 kHz option)

1.2 kHz (5 kHz option)

Single or Three Phase Output



iX2 constant power mode

Yes Yes

Harmonic measurements

Arbitrary waveform generation



Avionics/mil test suites



Remote interfaces


LAN, USB, RS232, GPIB (optional)

LAN, USB, RS232, GPIB (optional)


The Asterion AC Series is designed for testing today’s complex electronics, including avionics, telecommunications and commercial electronics requiring low profile, light weight power sources with high power density. Other applications include:

  • Commercial and military avionics test.

  • AC power simulation.

  • Manufacturing and process control.

  • Frequency & voltage conversion

  • IEC standards testing.

  • ATE applications.

Application Notes:

iX2™ Current Doubling Technology Overcomes Limitations of Conventional Power Supply Design >