Underwater cables for internet traffic covers long distances and repeaters amplify to keep speed, this demands highly reliable power supplies.
A customer was updating a series of regional trains and needed battery charging and dc supply, that were to operate in a tropical climate with natural convection cooling.
Powering a PC from a fork lift propulsion battery involves electrical as well as physical challenges…
Powerbox proposed a re-design of the customer’s subsystem, maintained schedule and avoided important potential costs for a delay.
The challenge A regular customer of ours ran into problems during a locomotive retrofit. A battery chargers input circuit broke down repeatedly and the cause was identified as a combination of noise from the load and transients from pantograph bouncing. The noise and transient levels were way outside of the limits in EN50155 and EN50121-3-2, […]
The challenge The US Navy is moving to Solid State Lighting (SSL) with very long life LEDs. Among the reasons are to avoid drawbacks of traditional lighting, such as the relatively short life of Incandescent bulbs, the too long warm up for HSP lights, and the mercury content in fluorescent lights. For being able to […]
The customer’s Challenge was to secure drivers communication for a period of six hours at flat vehicle battery conditions.
The challenge was to reduce the size and weight of the power solution, since this is an airborne product and reach competitive price points as manufactured in relatively high volume for the defense market.