Compact charger for Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Battery Packs

Powersolve extends its battery charger offering with the launch of a compact charger designed specifically for 36V, 10 cell Lithium-Ion battery packs. These batteries are being widely used today in applications that include the burgeoning electric bike sector.

Powersolve’s PFY105-42-2 operates from a wide AC input with a 2.5A output at 42V. At 105W, the new charger will effortlessly charge Li-ion battery packs as well as the equally popular LiFeP04 variants that are populay today.

It is an efficient unit which is protected against overload, short circuit and has fused input protection. At no load, power consumption is just 0.21W.

Housed in a compact (153 x 60 x 36.5mm) case, connection is via an industry standard 4 pin XLR connector. Given some of the potential applications, users will be interested to know it can be dropped from a height of 90cm on to a dry wood surface and will not break and will pass a 10Mohm insulation test.

The Powersolve PFY105-42-2 is CE certified for EMC and LVD and meets all the relevant EMC approvals.

About Powersolve

Since it was established in 1987, Powersolve has supplied millions of power conversion products such as AC/DC power supplies, DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters, Battery Chargers, Batteries, Uninterruptible Power Supplies and many other products.

Based in Newbury, Berkshire, Powersolve is recognized as one of Europe’s foremost power specialists working with customers to provide the best power solution for their application. The company provides major customers in the electronics industry, communications, datacoms, telecoms, industrial, oil and gas – in fact most types of industry where there is the need for power and power conversion products. In particular, Powersolve has a lot of experience with lithium batteries and lithium battery chargers for the communication industry particularly in encrypted radio systems where Powersolve has supplied many millions of pounds worth of intelligent battery chargers used in radio communication equipment for the emergency services.

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