New Products for Power Quality 7/05

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff July 21, 2005

American Power Conversion has issued a special advisory regarding its PowerChute Business Edition version 6.x, which expires on July 27, 2005. In order for PowerChute Business Edition Basic and Deluxe to remain functional, users must upgrade to any version of 7.x, because the earlier edition will cease to function on that data. For more information, click here .

Electronic power meters are three-wire, current transformer-operated and record all 120/240-volt single-phase power (kWh), as well as 120/208-volt single-phase network power. The product series includes a white enamel flush-mount style. For more about Series 3000 from Tsuda, click here .

Quiet generators range in output from 15 kW to 150 kW and run on natural gas. They are designed to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Sound-attenuated enclosures ensure quiet operation under full load, while interior cooling fans and air passages are designed for maximum cooling. For more about the QT Series from Generac, click here .

Battery integrity monitor checks batteries every 15 minutes, measuring the system’s voltage and impedance. The fully automatic and continuously operating unit is available for both local and remote alarm indication. For more about BIM1 from Adcour, click

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Diesel generators are rated at 600 kW, 750 kW and 800 kW, and are based on a new 23-liter inline six-cylinder diesel engine that is said to offer lower emissions and fast transient response to load changes. The units are intended for either standby or prime power use. For more information about the DQC series from Cummins Power, click here .