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California Instruments Asterion AC Series - High Performance Programmable AC and DC Power Sources 4U

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  • Output power 4500VA / 6000VA

Description

Introducing The NEW California Instruments Asterion AC Series.

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

  • The Asterion 4503 supplies up to 4500 VA or 4500 W (AST4503-4U)
  • The Asterion 6003 supplies up to 6000 VA or 6000 W (AST6003-4U)

Both units come in a 4U enclosure and are user selectable between single and three phase.


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

Performance. Reliance. Brilliance.

Inspired by the enduring power of a brilliant star, 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.

Advantages:

  • Maximise rack space utilization with leading AC power density in 1U/2U chassis
  • Full output power over widest voltage range with iX2™ technology
  • Quickly and expertly control AC source with intuitive touch screen
  • 1U models - single phase 2U/4U models- 1 or 3 phase

Advanced Features:

  • High power density in 1U/2U/4U chassis up to 6kVA
  • Intuitive touch panel control
  • Innovative iX2™ current doubling technology
  • Multi-language display for global operation
  • Auto paralleling for higher power
  • Combine units for multiple phase configurations.
  • Complete avionic test suites (optional)
  • ATE (Automated Test Equipment) version without front panel, manual controls available
AST4503 - 4U AST6003 - 4U
Output Power 4500 VA  6000 VA
AC RMS Voltage Ranges 0-200V/0-400V 0-200V/0-400V

AC RMS Current
per phase at
Max V Range

(1Φ mode) 22.5A/11.25A
(3Φ mode) 7.5A/3.75A

(1Φ mode) 30A/15A
(3Φ mode) 10A/5A

iX2 AC RMS
Current
per phase

(1Φ mode) 45A to 100V
in 200V Range; 22.5A to
200V in 400V Range
(3Φ mode) 15A to 100V
in 200V Range; 7.5A to
200V in 400V Range

(1Φ mode) 60A to 100V
in 200V Range; 30A to
200V in 400V Range
(3Φ mode) 20A to 100V
in 200V Range; 10A to
200V in 400V Range

DC Voltage
Ranges

0-250V/0-500V 0-250V/0-500V

DC Current
per phase at
Max V Range

(1Φ mode) 18A/9A
(3Φ mode) 6A/3A

(1Φ mode) 24A/12A
(3Φ mode) 8A/4A

iX2 – DC
Current
per phase

(1Φ mode) 36A to 125V in
250V Range; 18A to 250V
in 500V Range
(3Φ mode) 12A to 125V in
250V Range; 6A to 250V in
500V Range

(1Φ mode) 48A to 125V
in 250V Range; 24A to
250V in 500V Range
(3Φ mode) 16A to 125V
in 250V Range; 8A to
250V in 500V Range

Input Voltage
Operating Range

 

180 - 264 VAC 3-wire + ground,
342 - 457 VAC 3-wire + neutral + ground

180 - 264 VAC 3-wire + ground,
342 - 457 VAC 3-wire + neutral + ground

Datasheet
Manuals
Applications

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 >

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