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Rugged mobile DC power rectifier for powering military electronics introduced by API

ORLANDO, Fla., 24 Feb. 2013. API Technologies Corp. in Orlando, Fla., is introducing the Rugged Mobile 150 Amp DC power rectifier for powering command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems, as well as other military electronics.

The rugged power device accepts power from generators or community power and converts AC power to 28 Volts DC power. Sources of power supply to the rectifier can be one of three different AC inputs.

The power electronics unit features weatherproof construction, can withstand extreme temperatures from -40 to 60 degrees Celsius, as well as extreme operating conditions including shock, vibration, sand, dust, and heavy precipitation. The unit meets MIL-STD 810 and MIL-STD 461.

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The 150 Amp rugged DC rectifier includes an intelligent battery charger that delivers 28 volts of DC power at 10 amps to a connected vehicle battery.

Features of this rectifier include built-in soft-start, circuit protection, transient voltage suppression, automatic over-temperature shut down, remote monitoring and control, and push-to- view status indicators.

In addition, an embedded network module provides remote access to monitor critical parameters including internal temperature, current draw, and battery charge.

For more information contact API Technologies online at

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