Bel Power Solutions Announces High Efficiency DC-AC Inverter for High Voltage Commercial Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
Santa Clara, CA [October 29, 2019] Bel Power Solutions, a Bel group company (NASDAQ:
BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of power management devices, today announced a new DC-AC inverter, which offers a high efficiency commercial off-the-shelf solution for powering accessories on commercial electric and hybrid vehicles, including vehicles for emergency services, public utilities, deliveries and airports, as well as watercraft such as yachts, cruisers and ferries. The 700INV60-120-240-9G converts a high-voltage DC power source into split-phase AC power at 120/240 volts to power auxiliary equipment such as air conditioning. With a typical efficiency of 93%, this 6 kW inverter can be paralleled in a single-phase configuration for a maximum power output of 36 kW. Developers can also combine three units to create a three-phase system.
While the inverter is approved for automotive applications, including the e-Mark certification for vehicle components sold into the EU, it can also be used for hotel AC loads, such as air conditioning, fridges, lighting and microwaves. It is housed in a sealed aluminum enclosure, ready to be mounted to a vehicle chassis, and uses liquid cooling to enable operation from -40º to 85ºC ambient temperature, at full load with no power derating. The inverter will accept input voltages ranging from 400 to 850 VDC, ideal for a direct connection to a high voltage DC drive or battery bus. Full galvanic isolation between the input and output improves safety and reliability.
The 700INV60-120-240-9G can be controlled using the industry-standard CANbus, widely used in automotive applications. It offers a vibration immunity to both SAE J1455 and MIL-STD-202G standards plus a comprehensive set of protections, including from over-temperature, output over-voltage and over-current conditions. An optional mating connector kit includes a three-meter high-voltage cable. This powerful new inverter is available with a short lead time and competitive pricing.
Customers can request a quote through Bel’s website. For more detailed product information, download the 700INV60 datasheet. For technical inquiries, send an eMail to Tech.Support@psbel.com, call +1 866-513-2839 for North America, +49 6172 95520 for EMEA, +1 86 755 29885888 for Asia Pacific or visit belfuse.com/power-solutions.
Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in networking, tele-communications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.
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