High Voltage Power Supplies

C Series

Capacitive Charging, DC-to-DC Power Supplies

Advanced Energy’s UltraVolt C series of regulated DC-to-DC supplies are designed for capacitor charging applications that demand fast charging rates with limited voltage overshoot.

  • Maximum Output Voltage/Power: 6 kV DC/30 W
  • Type: Single output
  • Ripple: To 167 ppm (1.0 Vpp)
  • Control Interface: Analog
  • Temperature Coefficient: To 25 ppm/⁰C
  • Overview
  • Technical Specs
  • Service & Support

Overview

The UltraVolt C series includes seven models ranging from 125 to 6,000 VDC of maximum high voltage power. They C series models are available in single-output positive or negative polarities. From a 24 VDC input, access up to 30 W of fast-rise charging power with less than 1% overshoot. Choose from PCB or chassis mounts and select mechanical and electrical performance options to meet your specific application needs.

Advanced Energy's UltraVolt C series is ideal for high-energy pulsers, amplifiers, and discharge devices with large capacitance, fast repetition rates, or high-current loads.

Benefits

  • Achieve higher system throughput with quick capacitor charging
  • Minimize stress on storage capacitors, enhance system reliability and simplify product design
  • Upgrade module and system performance without changing PCB or chassis layout
  • Responsive and adaptable control of high voltage capacitor charging processes
  • Expand mechanical integration, external RF protection, and interconnection possibilities

Features

  • Fast-rise charging power delivered from an optimized design
  • Limited overshoot, typically less than 1% of high voltage setpoint, depending on the application
  • Configurable high-voltage out, power and polarity in a common, compact footprint
  • Full-range control and monitoring of high-voltage output and current
  • Selection of electrical, shielding and mechanical integration options
  • Electrical

    Input Voltage

    24 VDC (positive polarity only)

    High Voltage Outputs

    Single (positive or negative polarity)

    Maximum Power Output

    20 or 30 W

    High Voltage Overshoot

    1% (from 10 to 100% HVout)

    Temperature Coefficient

    50 ppm/⁰C (25 ppm/⁰C optional)

  • High Voltage Output Range

    1/8C

    0 to 125 VDC

    1/4C

    0 to 250 VDC

    1/2C

    0 to 500 VDC

    1C

    0 to 1000 VDC

    2C

    0 to 2000 VDC

    4C

    0 to 4000 VDC

    6C

    0 to 6000 VDC

  • Ripple

    Lowest available with standard configuration at 100% LOAD,100% HVout

    1/8C

    < 8000 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

    1/4C

    < 4000 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

    1/2C

    < 2000 ppm (1.0 Vpp) 

    1C

    < 1000 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

    2C

    < 500 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

    4C

    < 250 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

    6C

    < 167 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

  • Environmental

    Operating Temperature Range

    -40 to 65⁰C (-40 to 149⁰F) case temperature

    Storage

    -55 to 105⁰C (-67 to 222⁰F) case temperature

    Humidity

    0 to 95% RH, non-condensing

  • Mechanical

    L x W x H

    94 x 36 x 21 mm (3.7 x 1.5 x 0.8 in)

    Volume

    71 cm3 (4.3 in3)

    Weight

    142 g (5.0 oz)

    Case Construction

    Injection-molded DAP plastic (anodized aluminum case available)

    Encapsulation

    Silicone-based RTV

  • Interface

    Interface

    Analog

    Control Signal Levels

    Voltage: 0 to 4.64 VDC (full-scale)
    Current: Monitor only

    Control Accuracy

    Voltage/Current Output: ± 2%

    Monitor Accuracy

    Voltage/Current Output: ± 2%

    HV Output Enable/Disable

    Yes

  • Options & Accessories

    Mechanical Mounting

    Enable PCB or chassis mounts with brackets and mounting accessories

    Temperature Stability

    Utilize temperature coefficients of 25 ppm/⁰C  to improve the stability of high voltage output

    Shielded Enclosures

    Add Mu-Metal and anodized aluminum enclosures to provide incremental protection against external RF emissions

    Heat Sinks

    Attach finned-aluminum heat sinks to help dissipate heat in challenging environmental conditions

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Not all options and accessories are available for all models and configurations. Dimensions listed generally refer to standard configurations and module bodies only. Please confirm technical specifications and customizations with a sales representative. Advanced Energy is not responsible for errors or omissions.

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Warranties

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Product Support

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Classification

Capacitor Charging

General Purpose

Capacitor Charging

Capacitor Charging

Maximum Output Voltage

6 kV DC

40 kV DC

60 kV DC

±6 kV DC

Maximum Output Power

30 W

30 W

250 W

250 W (2 x 125 W)

Type

Single Output
(positive or negative polarity)

Single Output
(positive or negative polarity)

Single Output (positive or negative polarity)

Dual Output
(positive and negative polarity)

Ripple (best performance)

< 167 ppm (1.0 Vpp)

< 100 ppm (0.03 Vpp)

< 10,000 ppm (1.2 Vpp)

< 10,000 ppm (1.2 Vpp)

Volume (smallest model)

71 cm3 (4.3 in3)

71 cm3 (4.3 in3)

314 cm3 (19.2 in3)

634 cm3 (38.7 in3)

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