Emerson Network Power Rolls Out 72 Watt AD72 External AC-DC 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 72 watt model. The new AD72 power adapter features a universal 90-264 Vac input – enabling it to be used anywhere in the world – and produces a single, fully regulated 16 Vdc output capable of delivering up to 4.5 A continuously.

Emerson Network Power AD72 external ac-dc power adapterAD72 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 extensive portfolio of ac-dc power adapters now includes three series of wall-mount units and eight series of freestanding units, and spans a power range of 3 to 100 watts.

The AD72 uses a high efficiency switch-mode design that complies with the Blue Angel requirement; it has a typical efficiency of 84 percent. The adapter is equipped with a 2-pin (type C8) IEC320 ac input receptacle and features an internal ac input fuse. The dc output is provided via a 6 ft (1.85 m) cable fitted with a standard 2.1 mm right-angle barrel plug.

AD72 power adapters have a full load ambient operating temperature range of +5°C to +40°C without de-rating. The adapters are comprehensively protected against overvoltage, overpower and short-circuit conditions, with automatic recovery. 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, and also meet applicable electromagnetic immunity standards, including EN61000-4-2 and -4 levels 2. The power adapters also carry a comprehensive set of safety approvals, including UL/CSA/NEMKO 60950-1.

AD72 ac-dc power adapters are available for immediate delivery. Standard lead-time is stock to 8 weeks. Pricing starts at US$35 in OEM quantities.

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About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity(tm) from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, monitoring, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. For more information on Emerson Network Power’s embedded power products and services for original equipment manufacturers and system integrators visit www.powerconversion.com. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.emersonnetworkpower.com.

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. For more information, visit www.emerson.com.