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Dycon Power Solutions launches “innovative” security power supply for use in plastic housings

Dycon Power Solutions has launched the XLo range featuring a “revolutionary” new power technology that’s designed to offer reliable, battery backed-up, switched-mode power supplies for use in today’s increasingly popular plastic housings.

Manufacturers of electronic products are keen to harness the benefits that modern plastic housings can bring but, too often, these offer little or no barrier to EMC emissions. In order to comply with EN 55022 Class B and other designated safety standards, they’re forced to rely on conventional metal-boxed or metal-shielded Power Supply Units (PSUs).

Dycon Power Solutions has now developed an XLo PSU that effectively dissipates most extraneous RF signals, in turn “dramatically reducing EMC emissions” while still delivering a full 3 Amp output at >85% efficiency and with battery back-up facilities.

All PSUs have been thoroughly tested to EN 55022 Class B (and other relevant safety standards) at an approved Class 5 Test House. Further tests were conducted for transients including 1 KV fast transients and 2 KV slow high energy transient. Such tests are designed to check if the board would break down under such severe stress conditions.

The XLo power board passed the tests and, indeed, exceeded all these requirements.

Dycon’s new XLo power boards deliver 12 V DC 1, 3 or 5 Amps power at >85% efficiency. They don’t require any expensive metal shielding and can be used as they are. They’re significantly flatter and, as they have no bulky transformers or metal screen around them, can be easily incorporated into other electronic devices.

Now, a combined unit doesn’t need to be contained in a metal housing. It can be fitted into much smaller, flatter and customised plastic box. This can also reduce the amount of interconnecting cable (which can be another source of EMC interference).

XLo technology will prove invaluable to developers and manufacturers who want to ensure that EMC emissions from power supplies don’t interfere with the operation of their products and yet remain flat enough to be successfully incorporated within new plastic housings.

*Dycon Power Solutions is offering a free design advisory service for product developers and manufacturers wishing to incorporate XLo power technology into their new products

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Dycon Power Solutions attains ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems recognition from British Standards Institution

Dycon Power Solutions and its Mountain Ash facility at the Cwm Cynon Business Park in Wales has been assessed by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and granted a Certificate of Registration under ISO 9001:2008.

Following an extensive examination of the company’s operations and its Quality Management Systems conducted by BS Inspectors, Dycon Power Solutions has now received ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Registration No FM635032 for the ‘Design, sale and manufacturer of electronic power supply solutions and ancillary equipment’.

Tony Allen, managing director at Dycon Power Solutions, commented: “We’re proud that Dycon Power Solutions has achieved this important Quality Management System recognition in such a short space of time following the company’s formation and the opening of our new factory. Our aim has always been to develop and build the most reliable power supply products in the market and this latest development is an important step in that process. I warmly congratulate the whole team on this outstanding achievement.”

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Dycon Power Solutions introduces new website for end user customers

Dycon Power Solutions has launched a new website at: http://www.dyconpower.com

The site contains details of all Dycon Power Solutions’ products including data sheets/specifications, manuals, newsletters and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Dycon Power Solutions has launched a new website for end users

Dycon Power Solutions has launched a new website for end users

As well as those documents, the new site also houses copies of recent PowerPoint presentations on the advantages of end users employing Dycon’s proven switched-mode technology, the launch of the “revolutionary” NGI technology fire PSUs and a copy of the IFSEC Global White Paper on power supply advancements.

This site will be of great use to end users and specifiers as it explains the latest technology and the benefits of choosing Dycon technology.

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