B&K Precision Releases Improved Low-Cost Programmable DC Power Supplies

YORBA LINDA, CA, October 12, 2019 -- Today B&K Precision introduces a new line of compact programmable DC power supplies with the 1696B Series. This series features an improved user interface and USB connectivity for remote communication using basic SCPI commands. The RS485 port remains standard for controlling multiple power supplies.

Improved with the same low cost/watt value:

Model Power Voltage Current Price
1696B 200 W 1 - 20 V 0 - 10 A $399
1697B 200 W 1 - 40 V 0 - 5 A $399
1698B 200 W 1 - 60 V 0 - 3.3 A $399

The 1696B Series is unique in offering programming and protection features commonly found in more expensive performance power supplies.

PC software is provided for data logging and timed list mode programming for up to 20 user-configurable steps. This sequence of configurable steps can be set to repeat 1 to 9999 times or infinitely.

Well suited for R&D, service, and production testing, all models include built-in overvoltage protection (OVP), overcurrent protection (OCP), and overtemperature protection (OTP). Warranty has increased from 1 to 2-years.

All models are available immediately, for additional technical specification, accessories, photos, and support documents, visit: https://www.bkprecision.com/products/power-supplies/1696B-programmable-dc-power-supply-1-20-vdc-0-10-a.html

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About B&K Precision

For more than 60 years, B&K Precision Corporation has been building a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of reliable and cost-effective test and measurement instruments. The company’s products are used in a wide range of applications including design, research and development, production line testing, industrial maintenance, and electronic field service. B&K Precision test and measurement instruments are standard equipment in a large number of universities and technical schools which train future engineers and technicians. B&K Precision was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Yorba Linda, California.

Renato Araga
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