The Softstart module is used to minimize transformer inrush currents and provide for push button control at the same time.
- 115/230V operation
- Low power switch control
- Low weight: 175 gr
Hypex Softstart Module
Transformer inrush current is limited by means of a triac switching heavy-duty resistors in series with AC mains prior to relay switching. With an optional (bi-color) LED the status “On” or “Standby” can be indicated. In “Standby” the power-consumption will be less than 1.2W. The Softstart can operate with either a push button or a switch (jumper selectable). If additional thermal protection is required, a PTC-option is selectable. The Softstart can switch multiple transformers up to a total maximum of 1500VA. Maximum continuous current must not exceed 6A.
This module is designed as a toroidal transformer inrush current limiter. Although it is successfully used in combination with a SMPS, this has not been tested or approved by Hypex Electronics. As a service, in the datasheet, a connection diagram is given for the use of this module in combination with one SMPS400. Additional support on the use of this module in combination with SMPS cannot be given.
- Transformer inrush current limiter
- Push button control
- Temperature monitoring
- Single/dual LED indication