These ultra-miniature power supplies are pin out and size compatible to industry standards. They have an output range of 5-20W, can accept universal input from 85-264 VAC and 23 of the series' models can provide single outputs of 3.3-24 VDC. They can run in an ambient temperature range of 0-40C. They typically run at 75 percent efficiency, have short-circuit protection circuitry, and are approved to UL/EC60950 safety specifications. They come with a built-in power-good LED indicator and an output adjustment potentiometer. They are as small as the 5-W version's 2.17 x 1.38 x 0.79 inches, and are made for PCB plug-in mounting. Prices start at OEM quantities at $11 each.
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