Emerson Rolls Out AD80 78w AC-DC Power Adapter

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity(tm), has further expanded its portfolio of ac-dc power adapters with the launch of a high efficiency 78 watt model. The new AD80 power adapter features a universal 90-264 Vac input – enabling it to be used anywhere in the world – and produces a single, fully regulated 24 V output capable of delivering up to 3.25 A continuously.

AD80 freestanding ac-dc power adapters provide a very flexible, pre-approved power solution for a wide variety of portable and desktop applications, including instrumentation, test and measurement systems, telecommunications and computer peripherals.

Emerson Network Power's AD80 external ac-dc power adapterThe AD80 uses a high efficiency switch-mode design that complies with the One Watt Input Energy Star/Blue Angel requirement; it has a typical efficiency of 84%. The adapter is equipped with a 3-pin (type C14) IEC320 ac input receptacle, and features an internal, user accessible, ac input fuse. The dc output is provided via a cable fitted with a standard 2.5 mm I.D, 5.5 mm O.D. barrel plug.

AD80 power adapters have a full load ambient operating temperature range of 0sC to +40sC without de-rating. The adapters are comprehensively protected against overvoltage, overcurrent and overpower conditions, with automatic recovery, and have a high demonstrated MTBF of more than 300,000 hours at full load and 25sC ambient. They are equipped with an internal EMI filter and comply with the rigorous EN55022-B and FCC part 15 Level B EMC standards for conducted noise, as well as meeting all applicable immunity standards, including EN61000-4-2, -3, and -4 levels 4. The power adapters also carry a comprehensive set of safety approvals, including UL/CSA/NEMKO 60950-1.

AD80 ac-dc power adapters are available for immediate delivery. Standard lead-time is stock to 8 weeks. Pricing starts at US$45 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), providing a full spectrum of reliable power, connectivity and precision cooling solutions for computer, communications, healthcare and industrial systems, backed by the largest global services organization in the power industry. Recognized 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.