Home > FAQ > About Products >

What is "Inrush Current"? What will we notice?

What is "Inrush Current"? What will we notice?
Update Time:2014-08-26
At input side, there will be (1/2 ~1 cycle, ex. 1/120 ~ 1/60 seconds for 60 Hz AC source) large pulse current (20~60A based on the design of S.P.S.) at the moment of power on and then back to normal rating. This "Inrush Current" will appear every time you turn on the power. Although it will not damage the power supply, we suggest not turning the power supply ON/OFF very quickly within a short time. Besides, if there are several power supplies turning on at the same time, the dispatching system of AC source may shut off and go into protection mode because of the huge inrush current. It is suggested that these power supplies start up one by one .or use the remote control function of S.P.S. to turn them on/off.
Get in Touch

Quick Service & Solution For Full Meanwell Products

If you have any questions about purchasing Meanwell products, any doubts in product selection, or any special needs for Meanwell products, welcome contact us as follows:

Stay in touch
Please send your message to us
*Email
*Name
*Tel
*Title
*Content

Agree to use terms of service