39 Points at Team Meeting

Ken Bruce

Every morning at 10:30 we gather the team together for a morning meeting. It just so happens to coincide when PopMaster is on Radio2 so we generally listen to that instead of me. [Customers please note, we love your calls but we’d appreciate if you could wait until after the quiz.] I’m delighted to report […]

New AC Power ReGenerator – AG1500S

AG1500S LCD Display

The AG1500S ReGenerator- What’s in a letter? Due to be released in June the new AG1500S AC ReGenerator has built upon the success of the previous AG1500 model with some major upgrades. So what difference does that extra letter make? Selectable Voltage Previous ReGenerator units have had a fixed output voltage and frequency. For those […]

10 Years!

Celebrating 10 years

 Wow. I’m proud to say that Power Inspired Ltd is celebrating its 10th year in business! Did you know that only 30% of businesses make it to 10 years and that figure falls to only 9% for businesses with fewer than 20 employees? It’s been a challenging decade with some highs and lows, but […]

Closed Today 2 March 2018

Snow on Motorway

For Health & Safety reasons we have closed the office today. The snow, ice and wind makes for dangerous travel conditions and so I have asked our staff to remain at home. Please use our contact form or email us at support@powerinspired.com for technical enquiries, and sales@powerinspired.com for sales enquiries. If you need to speak […]

UPS Classification to EN62040-3

EN62040-3 UPS Classification Curves

EN62040 is the European Harmonised Standard for Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS). Part 3 (EN62040-3), published in 2011 is the Method of specifying the performance and test requirements. Here we’re looking at UPS Classification which is at section 5.3.4 entitled “Performance Classification”. UPS Classification If you take a look around our product lines you will see […]

What is a negative 48Vdc system?

SmartSys Telecom Rectifier

In telecommunication systems it is common to have a supply voltage of -48Vdc. What this means is that the positive terminal is grounded. But why 48V and why ground the positive end? Surely it would be more intuitive to ground the negative end? I’ll answer these questions in turn. Why 48Vdc? This is a trade […]