The DSPH Series of 12- to 16-bit, 25 VA, reference-powered digital-to-synchro converters require a (plusMinus)5V dc input power and have internal transformer-isolated outputs even at 60 Hz. The series will accept up to 16-bit natural binary input and convert it to 90V 3-wire synchro signal from 60 to 400 Hz with an accuracy of up to (plusMinus)2 minutes of arc. The output is short-circuit-proof and current-limited with transient protection and thermal cutoff. A kick circuit frees the torque receiver rotor to prevent hangups. The unit is packaged in a 5.09 x 7.4 x 2.60-inch bulkhead-mounting metal case.
Computer Conversions Corp., 6 Dunton Ct., E. Northport, NY 11731, FAX (516) 261-3308.
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