Bench Power Supplies

A bench power supply is an essential piece of equipment if you do a lot of electronics or other powered projects on your bench and need a reliable source of power at different voltages. They are very useful tools in testing circuits, as they allow you to adjust the voltage to a specific value depending on what project you are working on. A variable DC bench power supply also allows you to set a maximum current, so if there is a short circuit in your project the bench supply will shut down hopefully preventing any harm to some components in your project. Bench power supplies are versatile, accurate and stable and don’t cost too much.

When it comes to power you have 4 units to be aware of, Current, Voltage, Power and Resistance. It’s very important that if you are supplying your circuit with some voltage, your supply can keep up with the current drawn.

There are two basic types of power supplies in common use: linear and switch-mode. Both are available for use as bench DC power supplies.

Linear power supplies operate by rectifying AC line power to create DC, and then filtering and regulating it to produce user-selectable voltage or current levels. Linear supplies are heavier because the 50 Hz or 60 Hz transformer and associated filters are physically larger.
Switch-mode power supplies start out the same way, rectifying and filtering AC line input voltage, however they chop (or "switch") the DC into high-frequency AC. Switch-mode power supplies are significantly smaller, lighter and more efficient than linear power supplies, so they have replaced linear supplies in many applications.

Areas of application:
● General laboratory
● Education
● Industry
● Research
● Production
● Workshops

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RS Stock No. 175-7366
BrandRS PRO
$309.06
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0 → 60V - 0 → 5A 1 Digital 300W 230V ac 4 IEC 320-C14 - 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 180-8786
BrandRS PRO
$425.25
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0 → 30V - 0 → 5 (Adjustable) A, 3 (Fixed) A 3 Digital - 230V 1 IEC 320-C14 RS232, USB 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3570
BrandRS PRO
$484.00
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0 → 40V - 5A 1 Digital 200W 115 V ac, 230 V ac 1 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 180-4809
BrandRS PRO
$1,649.21
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0 → 250V - 2A 1 Digital 100W 85 → 265V ac 2 GPIB, LAN, RS232, RS485, USB GPIB, LAN, RS232, RS485, USB 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3573
BrandRS PRO
$2,120.00
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0 → 30V - 36A 1 Digital 360W 85 → 265V ac 1 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +50°C
RS Stock No. 180-4807
BrandRS PRO
$1,570.24
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0 → 50V - 10A 1 Digital 100W 85 → 265V ac 1 IEC Type Plug USB 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 175-7368
BrandRS PRO
$171.72
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0 → 30V - 0 → 5A 1 Digital 150W 230V ac 4 IEC 320-C14 - 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3577
BrandRS PRO
$758.59
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0 → 18V - 20A 1 Digital 360W 115 V ac, 230 V ac 2 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3563
BrandRS PRO
$341.51
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0 → 30V - 3A 1 Analogue 90W 100 → 240V ac 2 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 180-8785
BrandRS PRO
$402.75
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0 → 30V - 0 → 5 (Adjustable) A, 3(Fixed) A 3 Digital - 230V 1 IEC 320-C14 LAN, RS232, USB - -
RS Stock No. 123-3572
BrandRS PRO
$1,638.59
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6 V, 32 V - 2 A, 5 A 3 Digital 158W 100 → 230V ac 1 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3571
BrandRS PRO
$541.23
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0 → 60V - 3.5A 1 Digital 200W 115 V ac, 230 V ac 1 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 175-7367
BrandRS PRO
$193.45
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0 → 30V - 0 → 5A 1 Digital 150W 230V ac 4 IEC 320-C14 - 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3575
BrandRS PRO
$3,467.09
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0 → 80V - 40.5A 1 Digital 1.1kW 85 → 265V ac 1 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +50°C
RS Stock No. 180-4806
BrandRS PRO
$1,239.93
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0 → 50V - 10A 1 Digital 100W 85 → 265V ac 1 RS232, RS485, USB RS232, RS485, USB 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 123-3569
BrandRS PRO
$499.94
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0 → 20V - 10A 1 Digital 200W 115 V ac, 230 V ac 1 IEC 320 Plug-In Terminal Block 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 180-4808
BrandRS PRO
$1,239.93
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0 → 250V - 2A 1 Digital 100W 85 → 265V ac 2 RS232, RS485, USB RS232, RS485, USB 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 175-7365
BrandRS PRO
$345.42
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0 → 60V - 0 → 5A 1 Digital 300W 230V ac 2 IEC 320-C14 USB 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 758-1121
Mfr. Part No.2200-30-5
BrandKeithley
$2,036.80
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0 → 30V - 5A 1 Digital 150W 110 V ac, 220 V ac 1 IEC 320 Binding Post Terminal 0°C +40°C
RS Stock No. 806-7458
Mfr. Part No.EA-PSI 9750-20 3U
$8,725.18
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0 → 750V - 20A 1 Digital 5kW 340 → 460V ac 1 IEC 320 Screw Terminal 0°C +50°C
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