Emerson Announces DCH3 AC-DC Power Adapters with mini-USB Connectors

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has launched a new series of wall-mount ac-dc power adapters that use mini-USB connectors for their dc power output. The new DCH3 series ac-dc power adapters have a universal 100 to 254 Vac input and generate a regulated 5 V output, with a power capability of 3 watts. The power adapters are intended for charging portable consumer electronic devices, such as PDAs, digital cameras and mobile phones, that require a 5 Vdc supply and use mini-USB connectors for their power input.

Emerson Network Power DCH3 series ac-dc power adaptersThe DCH3 series of ac-dc power adapters offers a choice of three models with different input plugs, to suit the region of the world in which they are intended to be used. All three power adapters meet the Energy Star Level IV efficiency standard, have a very low safety ground leakage current of 10 µA maximum, and provide a constant voltage, constant current output.

The power adapters feature comprehensive protection against overvoltage and short-circuit conditions, built-in EMI filtering and extensive safety approvals, including UL/cUL60950-1 and EN60950-1 VDE. They accommodate an ambient operating temperature range of 0 to +45 degrees Celsius.

DCH3 series ac-dc power adapters are available for immediate delivery. Standard lead-time is stock to 8 weeks. Pricing starts at US $3.99 in OEM quantities.

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity(tm). The company is the trusted source for adaptive and ultra-reliable solutions that enable and protect its customers’ business-critical technology infrastructures. Backed by the largest global services organization in the industry, Emerson Network Power offers a full range of innovative power, precision cooling and connectivity products and services for computer, communications, healthcare and industrial systems. Key product brands within the Emerson Network Power family include Liebert, ASCO, Astec, Artesyn and Lorain.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2007 were $22.6 billion.