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A Series
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High Voltage Biasing Supplies

The A Series consists of miniature, PCB-mount, high voltage, regulated DC-DC converters. Designed and built utilizing state-of-the-art power-conversion topology, these units feature surface-mount technology and encapsulation techniques that provide high reliability and performance.

The A Series is available with the Ripple Stripper® filter (-F option) and with enhanced interfaces (-I5/-I10 options).

Model-Specific Downloads

A series brochure
A series data pack

A-F option brochure with Ripple Stripper filter
A-F option brochure with Ripple Stripper filter   GERMAN
-I5/-I10 options data sheet
Interfacing with UltraVolt high voltage power supplies: A, AA, C, 10A-25A, 30A-40A, and F series

 
Typical Applications Features
  • Bias supplies
  • Electrostatic detectors
  • Mass spectrometers
  • Photomultiplier tubes (PMTs)
  • Eight models from 0 to 62 V through 0 to 6 kV
  • 4, 20, or 30 W of output power
  • Maximum Iout capability down to 0 V
  • Wide input voltage range
  • Available with Ripple Stripper® filter (-F option)
  • Indefinite output short-circuit protection
  • Output current monitor
  • Fixed-frequency, low-stored-energy design
  • > 430,000 hour MTBF at 65°C (149°F)
  • UL/cUL recognized component; CE Mark (LVD and RoHS)
Specifications
Parameter 12 V 24 V  
Input voltage range (VDC) Full power: +11 to 16
Derated power range: +9 to 32
Full power: +23 to 30
Derated power range: +9 to 32
Input current (mA) Standby/disable: <30
No load, max EOUT: <100
Max load, max EOUT: - 400
Standby/disable: <30
No load, max EOUT: <90
Max load, max EOUT: - 1350
AC ripple current (mA p-p) Nominal input, full load: <80 Nominal input, full load: <80
Output 1/16A 1/8A 1/4A 1/2A 1A 2A 4A 6A
Output voltage range Nominal input 0 to 62
VDC
0 to 125
VDC
0 to 250
VDC
0 to 500
VDC
0 to 1000
VDC
0 to 2000
VDC
0 to 4000
VDC
0 to 6000
VDC
Nominal input voltage 12
  24
24 12 24 24 12 24 24 12 24 24 12 24 24 12 24 24 12 24 24 12 24 24
Output power (W) Nominal input, max EOUT 4 20 30 4 20 30 4 20 30 4 20 30 4 20 30 4 20 30 4 20 30 4 20 30
Output current (mA) Lout entire output voltage range 64 320 480 32 160 240 16 80 120 8 40 60 4 20 30 2 10 15 1 5 7.5 0.67 3.3 5
Current monitor scaling (mA/V) Full load 0.985 3.90 7.40 438.4 1860.5 2891.5 213.3 1000 1481.5 123.1 506.3 740.7 55.56 243.9 400 31.75 129.9 211.3 16.4 66.7 85.2 12.9 48.5 56.8
Voltage monitor scaling With -Y5 option 0 to 10 ±0.5% for normal operating conditions 100:1 ±2% into 10 MΩ
Ripple (%V p-p) Full load, max EOUT 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.013 0.015 0.016 0.01 0.04 0.048 0.001 0.02 0.017 0.038 0.071 0.15 0.01 0.05 0.065 0.019 0.057 0.022 0.018 0.073 0.112
Ripple with -F-M Option* (%V p-p) Full load, max EOUT, 300 pF
bypass cap
0.002 0.004 0.006 0.0048 0.0056 0.006 0.0052 0.0028 0.005 0.001 0.0138 0.0016 0.001 0.0008 0.002 0.0007 0.0038 0.004 0.0004 0.0088 0.0026 0.0003 0.0012 0.004
Dynamic load regulation (V pk) ½ to full load, Max EOUT per 0.1mA < 0.12 < 0.12 < 0.12 < 0.12 < 0.12 < 0.12 < 0.20 < 0.20 < 0.20 < 0.50 < 0.50 < 0.50 < 1.0 < 1.0 < 1.0 < 2.0 < 2.0 < 2.0 < 4.0 < 4.0 < 4.0 < 6.0 < 6.0 < 6.0
Line regulation (VDC) Nom. input, max EOUT, full power < 0.01 %
Static load regulation (VDC) No load to full load, max EOUT < 0.01 %
Stability (VDC) 30 min. warmup, per 8 hr/ per day < 0.01%/< 0.02%

Programming and Controls

Input impedance (MC) Nominal input All types: + output models 1.1 MΩ to GND, - output models 1.1 MΩ to +5 Vref
Adjust resistance (Ω) Typical potentiometer values All types: 10 to 100 K (Pot. across Vref. and signal GND, wiper to adjust)
Adjust logic 0 to +5 for +Out, +5 to 0 for - Out All types: +4.64 VDC for +output or +0.36 for -output = nominal Eout
Output voltage and impedance T=+25°C All types: + 5.00 VDC ± 2%, Zout = 464 Ω ± 1%
Enable/disable (VDC) 0 to +0.5 disable, +2.4 to 32 enable (default = enable)

Environmental
Operating (°C) Full load, max EOUT, case temp. Standard: -40 to +65  -25 PPM option: +10 to +45                                  
Temperature coefficient (PPM/°C) Over the specified temperature Standard: ±50 -25 PPM option: +25
Thermal shock (°C) Mil-std 810, method 503-4, proc. II Standard: -40 to +65
Storage (°C) Non-operating, case temp. Standard: -55 to +105
Humidity All conditions, standard package Standard: 0 to 95%, non-condensing
Altitude Standard package, all conditions Standard: Sea level through vacuum (Vacuum may require -P2 option. Contact factory for details.)
Shock (Gs) Mil-std-810, method 516.5, proc. IV Standard: 20 (standard), 40 (-C option)
Vibration (Gs) Mil-std-810, method 514.5, fig.14.5C-3 10 (standard), 20 (-C option)

 

Accuracy of specifications in unlocked documents cannot be guaranteed. Please contact your AE representative to confirm specifications.