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- 1 Diagnostic Imaging SystemMedical imaging is used for diagnosis of human organ tissue, bone structure, and blood diseases for medical institutions so that doctors can accurately grasp the patient’s conditions and treat the disease effectively and further for academic research. Common diagnostic instruments include X-ray, MRI, PET, ultrasonic instrument, etc., which use different radiation methods to penetrate the body tissue and produce an image on a corresponding film. Such medical imaging systems typically consist of multiple electronic components or control boards that require a single or multiple sets of DC output voltages. The appropriate medical power supplies shall be selected based on the end system’s electrical requirements, such as MOPP or MOOP requirement and built-in or external installations, etc. MEAN WELL can provide medical power solutions for 3~55VDC models ranging from 1~1200W output, such as MSP/RPS-C/NMP, all suitable for medical imaging systems.2 Biochemistry and Immunity AnalysisWith increasing environmental and food safety problems, the number of harmful bacteria to the human body is also expanding. The experimental and research institutions continue to provide detection and analysis of chemicals to assist in clinical diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment health physiology index, improve human immunity functions, biochemical analyzers, DNA analyzers, enzyme immunoassays, etc. Such medical equipment all requires stable DC voltage to drive. MEAN WELL’s enclosed type MSP/RPS series, modular NMP series, built-in PCB type MFM/MPM/RPS series are all suitable to provide not only the required electrical power but also increased safety features and performance.3 Home HealthcareIn recent years, the home healthcare industry has flourished in countries worldwide. Patients with stable conditions or mild illnesses can take care of themselves at home according to the doctor's instructions, such as patients with sleep apnea, requires vapor drug intake, elderly people, blood oxygen measurement, anti-decubitus, etc. that require the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, nebulizer, physiotherapy, anti-decubitus bed, which can be used for home care or a portable and portable device. Must pass the European and US 60601-1-11 home medical safety certification and must meet the 2xMOPP high insulation and BF class for patient contact, ultra-low leakage current, high portability, or need to have the AC socket easy to plug and replace. MEAN WELL’s external medical adapter GSM/GEM series are suitable for these types of portable equipment. In addition, if the power is required to be built into the medical devices, the PCB mount type MPM/MFM series would be a perfect choice.4 Rehabilitation TreatmentAs a response to the population aging, various home rehabilitation or care aids are developed to aid those in need. Commonly used instruments include cardiopulmonary resuscitation machine, low-frequency therapy device, deep vein thrombosis, electric thermal pad, etc. Driven by the medical power supply of the latitude, this type of mobile or portable instrument is very suitable for the external adapter GSM/GEM series or the PCB type MPM/MFM/RPS series. The various models can fully satisfy various medical system requirements for stable and safe DC voltages. These series models can meet 2xMOPP insulation and are suitable for BF type equipment. The use of MEAN WELL power supply can greatly reduce the safety test requirements of many medical instruments of the end system, saving system manufacturers valuable time and cost.
- 1.To increase the reliability of the S.P.S., we suggest users choose a unit that has a rating of 30% more power than actual need. For example, if the system needs a 100W source, we suggest that users choose a S.P.S. with 130W of output power or more. By doing this, you can effectively boost the reliability of the S.P.S. in your system.2.We also need to consider about ambient temperature of the S.P.S. and whether there is additional device for dissipating the heat. If the S.P.S. is working in a high temperature environment, we need to make some derating to the output power. The derating curve of "ambient temperature" versus "output power" can be found on our spec sheets.3.Choosing functions based on your application:Protection function: Over Voltage Protection (OVP), Over Temperature Protection (OVP), Over Load Protection (OLP), and etc.Application function: Signaling Function (Power Good, Power Fail), Remote Control, Remote Sensing, and etc.Special function: Power Factor Correction (PFC), Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) function.4.Make sure that the model qualifies for the safety standards and EMC regulations you need.Here are the series most common use for quick solution:LRS SE RSP HDR SDR EPS IRM LPV ELG HLGKNX SolutionMeanwell, as the leading standard power supply manufacturer, continues to promote the building automation technology for making a green and sustainable society. KNX-20E, KDX-64 (KNX-DALI GATEWAY), KAA-8R(Universal Switching Actuator) and KSI-01U interface, the new KNX IP Router are proudly introduced, which play an essential role in building automation and they are responsible for the reliable switching of different electrical loads in the KNX system.KDA-64 is a gateway to bridge digital DALI lighting system and KNX installation. Besides the basic functions which are switching and dimming on 64 lights(LED drivers), 16 pre-programmed lighting scenarios may also be stored and retrieved with user preferences. Moreover, the gateway provides a lighting effect control system which allows lights or light groups to be included in dynamic light moods. This allows brightness scenarios to be implemented across one or more DALI groups or single DALI units or scenes. Another additional function is KDA-64 may also be included in DALI emergency lighting systems.The DALI gateway is configured via buttons of front panel, Web browser and through a plug-in embedded in the ETS software when building the KNX project.The KAA-8R Universal Actuator is suitable for different load situations and possible for many application areas up to 8 independent channels. It receives KNX telegrams and can be used as switch actuator or shutter actuator (planned). Mixed applications from switch and shutter actuator are always possible. Each output uses a bistable (latching) relay and can be operated manually via a push button. One green LED per channel for indicating the switching status. The compact design with 4 units (72 mm) wide modular makes it suitable for quick and simple installation in the standard distribution board. Other functions including heating control and logic functions are integrated to provide the KNX system integrators with high design freedom. As result， KAA-8R is featuring both reliability and multi functionality to meet various needs in a modern building.KSI-01U is an interface for establishing a bidirectional connection between a PC and the KNX installation bus. The USB connector has a galvanic separation from the KNX bus. It can be used on the standard software like ETS, EITT (also Raw Frame operating mode) and other software is handled by the FALCON driver. The KSI-01U supports long messages (up to 220 byte APDU length) and ensures easy handling in software under operating systems not supported by the FALCON driver (e.g. Linux), providing an easy communication interface for systems or devices that use KNX building automation control technology.The IP TP media coupler KSR-01IP is a KNXnet/IP routing & tunneling device and works as KNX IP line/area coupler. No need to have an external power supply for powering. The ability to address all bus devices in the KNX bus system makes network operations less time-consuming. Operational and filtering states, malfunction and faulty communication are indicated by LEDs. The device supports UPnP and its firmware can be updated via the built-in web front-end page provided an easy IP communication interface for systems or devices that use KNX building automation control technology.
- 1 LED Spot lighting SolutionNowadays, lumen per watt of LED can replace conventional light sources without any problems and achieve effectiveness on power saving and better life expectancy. MEAN WELL provides the most completed solutions with regards to IP67 waterproof outdoor LED drivers. No matter entry level FDL-65 series (65W), FDLC-80/100 series (80/100W)with 3 years warranty or ELG(C)-75/100/150/ 200/240/300 series (75/100/150/200/240/300W) which has the best cost-performance ratio. As for high voltage input 180~528V AC— HVG(C) Series which can be used in common 230V/347V or 1 phase 380V AC voltage from 3 phase input. When in use with fixtures at an industrial arena, both ELG(C) and HVG(C) output include low voltage output in CC + CV mode design to allow for the use of COB or general LED. Meanwhile, we also provide the high voltage output and constant current design to allow customers more flexibility in product design and 5 years warranty as well. In addition, MEAN WELL offers HLG(C) series with supreme quality. This series provides CC + CV modes low voltage output design and constant current high voltage output with the longest 7 years warranty, supplying customers with the supreme quality products.2 LED Street Lighting SolutionIn response to the trend of LED lighting and energy saving, MEAN WELL offers complete LED Driver solutions for LED street lights. As well as high cost-performance ratio ELG(C) series or high-efficiency HLG(C) series, the entire product lines are suitable for LED street lighting. Comprehensive safety test reports and warranty are provided. 0-10V or DALI dimming function can be integrated into smart city lighting control. Besides, if in need of design with a smaller size and built-in LED power base, MEAN WELL currently has developed one XLG series, output wattage covers a wide range of 25/50/75/100/150/200/250W, more compact than the existing ELG series.3 LED Bulb Lighting SolutionAs the traditional halogen bulbs, MR16/AR111 must be used with AC 110V or 230V to AC 12V stabilizers, there may be a problem if not switch to the use of the traditional AC 12V stabilizer. However, the new LED MR16/AR111 can be directly used with APV-08-12/APV-12-12/APV-16-12/APV-25-12 to ensure the safety and provide voltage 90-264V AC input range.4 LED Indoor/Outdoor Lighting SolutionAt present, the usage of LED strips has been quite common and stable. Many indoor indirect lighting or outdoor decorative lighting used LED DC 12V or 24V light strips. MEAN WELL provides a wide range of indoor and outdoor lighting LED drivers. Currently, MEAN WELL offers the maximum 150W for indoor application and 600W for the outdoor waterproof application. All products are in compliance with safety regulations and full voltage input, which is suitable for any engineering project. Some products such as PWM/ODLV series can be directly used with 0-10V dimmers; no additional controller is required.5 LED Downlight Lighting SolutionAt present, traditional commercial downlights use CDM ceramic composite metal lamp or HID gas bulb. However, LED luminous efficiency has been optimized to above 150 lm/W. The lumen value has surpassed the traditional bulb. The power consumption and radiant heat LED of downlights are lower, which indirectly reduces the indoor temperature, reaching energy-saving purpose. The main suitable products include LCM/IDLC/ODLC/PLM/LPF/NPF series with 0-10V or DALI dimming functions. All products offer a stable current output, with up to 5 years warranty.6 LED Office Lighting SolutionTraditionally, office lighting uses T8/T5 fluorescent lamps, including 2 feet or 4 feet lamps that pair with different fixtures. Nowadays, LED lighting luminaires have been widely used for office lighting. We often see fixtures that incorporate 2*2 feet or 2*4 feet side-edge and direct-lit panel or reflection-lit panel. MEAN WELL can provide corresponding LED drivers for such applications. Linear built-in type LDC-35/55/80 series(35W/55W/80W), or independent type LCM/IDLC/LPF or NPF series that covers the wattage range of 25W, 45W, 65W, 90W, and 120W. They accept full range input voltage with global safety approvals and featuring 0-10V or DALI dimming function. Besides, IDLC/ODLC and LCM series can provide auxiliary power for the application on IoT smart timer dimming.7 LED Linear Lighting SolutionWith the increase on the brightness of LED, common 12V/24V LED Light strip or application on the light strip to be directly driven by constant current mode become very much more diversified in product applications nowadays. Besides lighting or decoration lighting, due to the increase on LED brightness, it has been gradually adopted to the commercial lighting arena. If used with the linear fixture, the entire lighting blends in the interior design and thus enhances the overall design quality of indoor lighting. In addition, the fixture is extremely slim and long as such it cannot use common LED drivers. Therefore, MEAN WELL develops a special SLV series whose key feature emphasizes slim and compact design with merely 16.8mm in height and 30mm in width. It especially fits for using with the linear light fixture and output wattage covers 40W, 60W to 100W.8 LED Display SolutionTraditional advertising light boxes are all used with T8 fluorescent tubes, but those fluorescent and ballasts are not waterproof. Therefore, the chances of electric shock and short lifespan are higher. In recent years, LED brightness has been bright enough to replace the traditional T8 tube, so the advertising light box has been slowly replaced with LED waterproof light string. The string is DC 12V or 24V input. Currently, MEAN WELL offers the maximum 150W for indoor application and 600W for the outdoor waterproof application. All products are in compliance with safety regulations and full voltage input, which is suitable for any engineering project. Some products such as PWM/ODLV series can be directly used with 0-10V dimmers; no additional controller is required.
- MEAN WELL, the global leading standard power supply manufacturer, indicates the annual sale of LRS series exceed 10 million units due to its outstanding cost-performance even though they have only been launched three years. LRS family is not only MEAN WELL’s best-selling product, but it is also considered an unprecedented superior product in the history of industrial standard power supply. Ever since LRS-200/350 series were launched in October 2014, they have received wide and enormous popularity from customers for its cost-effective and compact size. To fulfill customers’ demands and expectation, MEAN WELL further launched the complete family series in 2015. Currently, the entire family covers 8 series of 35W~350W (LRS-35/50/75/100/150F/150/200/350), and the application range is extensive.Alex Tsai, director of MEAN WELL Group product planningdepartment, declares that at the very initial planning design of LRS series, two goals are set. With the streamlined circuitry design, the comprehensive specification optimization and performance enhancement were perfectly achieved. Another priority consideration, production automation was also carried out. LRS family is designed as by far the most exceptional product in the universal industrial control power supply aspect. When MEAN WELL introduced the automation process at Huadu New Factory in 2016, a total of eight automated production lines were established to produce the LRS series all-day. As for the functional characteristics of the LRS family, it gathers the 35 years experience of MEAN WELL Group in the industrial standard power supply market. It has high efficiency up to 91.5% and a compact size design. Meeting the needs of modern energy conservation, LRS family is undoubtedly equipped with low no-load consumption (<0.2~0.75W), and can be stably operated in the environment above 5000m height, etc.Alex Tsai, director of MEAN WELL Group product planning department, declares that at the very initial planning design of LRS series, two goals are set. With the streamlined circuitry design, the comprehensive specification optimization and performance enhancement were perfectly achieved. Another priority consideration, production automation was also carried out. LRS family is designed as by far the most exceptional product in the universal industrial control power supply aspect. When MEAN WELL introduced the automation process at Huadu New Factory in 2016, a total of eight automated production lines were established to produce the LRS series all-day. As for the functional characteristics of the LRS family, it gathers the 35 years experience of MEAN WELL Group in the industrial standard power supply market. It has high efficiency up to 91.5% and a compact size design. Meeting the needs of modern energy conservation, LRS family is undoubtedly equipped with low no-load consumption (<0.2~0.75W), and can be stably operated in the environment above 5000m height, etc.As the global awareness of energy conservation and environmental protection arises, a number of energy conservation regulations have been issued in many countries in Europe and the United States since 2009. In order to assist customers to quickly sell the terminal products with built-in LRS series power supply to the global market, MEAN WELL invested a large amount of funds and manpower to complete the certification requirements in the early stage. At present, the LRS family has eight certifications, including UL/TUV/CCC/RCM/EAC/BSMI/CB/CE, which covers the safety and electromagnetic certification requirements of major countries or regions in the world, Furthermore, under the consideration of international industry regulations, it is also fully capable of meeting various industrial control (IEC61558) or audio/video, information and communication (IEC62368) industry-related system applications, as well as home appliance systems and equipment (IEC60335). With the complete safety regulations, LRS series are able to be sold to the every corner of the world without the trade barriers.Since 2017, the shortage of raw materials in the world has beensevere. Power supply products are one of the indispensable components of system and equipment. “Providing the best cost- performance ratio of standard power supplies and service” is MEAN WELL corporate mission. Besides keeping enhancing production efficiency and enlarging production capacity, we fully cooperate with supply chain partners to stabilize material supply. Ted Cheng, MEAN WELL Group Marketing Sales director states with confidence that with all aspects of advantages, LRS series is going to be the essential part of the future industrial standard power supply market. MEAN WELL Group will also make every effort to meet the immense market demand by expanding production capacity to provide rapid supply capability. Moreover, it is believed that LRS series can withstand any market challenges and remain an irreplaceable place in the history. The expeditious rise of the LRS series will be a legend of the standard power supply industry.Manager of MEAN WELL Group Marketing Center, YvonneChen, elaborates that being different from ODM/OEM operating models, MEAN WELL serves many global small and medium-sized customers as the main business. Providing high quality power supplies through 200 distributors worldwide, we hope the availableness of MEAN WELL products is like the well-known beverage, Coca-Cola. In 1986, the editor of the "Economist" magazine proposed the "Big Mac Index". By judging the local price of "McDonald Big Mac", an informal economic indicator of local consumption power and economic development was brought up. MEAN WELL people chase a dream. Perhaps in the future, MEAN WELL standard power supply can also be widely used around the world, while the ultra high cost-performance LRS series are the best representative. One day, “LRS Index” can be used as a reference in industrial and economic development in various regions of the world.
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