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Bidirectional power supply / Bidirectional devices

Bidirectional power supply refers to a system or technology that allows electrical energy to flow in both directions. By combining the power source and load in one device, bidirectional systems provide an efficient, resilient solution for a variety of applications. Get a comprehensive overview of the basics, benefits and applications of bidirectional power supply below, as well as our selection of bidirectional devices for various applications from manufacturers Itech and Preen.

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Bidirectional power supply / Bidirectional devices

Bidirectional power supply refers to a system or technology that allows electrical energy to flow in both directions. By combining the power source and load in one device, bidirectional systems provide an efficient, resilient solution for a variety of applications. Get a comprehensive overview of the basics, benefits and applications of bidirectional power supply below, as well as our selection of bidirectional devices for various applications from manufacturers Itech and Preen.

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ITECH IT6600C-Series | view: front Bidirectional High Performance DC Power Supply...
ITECH
IH-IT6600C-Serie

Voltage: 0 – 2250 V, Current: up to ±2000 A, Power: up to ±420 kW, Power increase through parallel connection up to ±10 MW
Price on request
Kewell-S7000-H-Serie-Ansicht vorne links Bidirectional Programmable DC Source-load...
KEWELL TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
KW-S7000-H-Serie

High Voltage Type up to 2000 V, Current: up to 120 A, Power: up to 30 kW
Price on request
Kewell-S7000-L-Series-view front left2 Bidirectional Programmable DC Power Supply (Low...
KEWELL TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
KW-S7000-L-Serie

Low Voltage Type up to 100 V, Current: up to 600 A, Power: up to 15 kW
Price on request
Bidirectional Programmable AC Source-load System | G6000 Series Bidirectional Programmable AC Source-load...
KEWELL TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
KW-G6000-Serie

Voltage: 450 V, Current: up to 90 A, Power: up to 18 kW
Price on request
Kewell-D2000-EV-Series-view front Bidirectional DC Power Supply | D2000-EV Series
KEWELL TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
KW-D2000-EV-Serie

Voltage: up to 1200 V, Current: up to 1200 A, Power: up to 600 kW
Price on request
Regenerative DC Power System | IT-M3600 series Regenerative DC Power System | IT-M3600 series
ITECH
IH-IT-M3600-Serie

Power: 0 - 800 W, Voltage: 0 - 600 V, Current: 0 - 30 A
Price on request
High Performance Regenerative Grid Simulator | IT7900P series High Performance Regenerative Grid Simulator |...
ITECH
IH-IT7900P-Serie

Power: up to 165 kVA, Voltage: up to 350 V, Current: up to 990 A, AC-Input frequency 45 Hz to 65 Hz
Price on request
Bidirectional, regenerative programmable DC Power Supply | IT6000C series Bidirectional, regenerative programmable DC...
ITECH
IH-IT6000C-Serie

max. 144 kW, expandable up to 1.152 MW by parallel connection, 0 - 2250 V, 0 - 2040 A
Price on request
Bidirectional, regenerative DC Power System | IT6000B series Bidirectional, regenerative DC Power System |...
ITECH
IH-IT6000B-Serie

Voltage: 0 – 2250 V, Current 0 – 2040 A, 18 kW in 3 U expandable, arbitrary generator, seamless switching
Price on request
Preen PAS-F Series - View: front Regenerative Grid Simulator | PAS-F Series
Preen AC Power Corp.
PR-PAS-F-Serie

Grid Simulator | Regenerative Grid Simulator, energy recovery function, three-phase In/Output
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ITECH IT7900 Front view Regenerative grid simulator | IT7900 series
ITECH
IH-IT7900-Serie

Power: up to 165 kVA, Voltage: 350 V, Current: up to 990 A, Accuracy: <0.1%+0.1%FS/<0.3%+0.3%FS
Price on request
ITECH IT-M3800 Regenerative DC electronic load Regenerative DC electronic load | IT-M3800 series
ITECH
IH-IT-M3800-Serie

Voltage: up to 1500 V, Current: up to 720 A, Power: up to 12000 W, Accuracy: ≤0.03% + 0.03%FS / ≤0.1% + 0.1%FS
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Basics and functionality

Bidirectional power supply devices are advanced systems that can both supply and absorb energy. In essence, they are able to control the flow of electricity in both directions (bidirectional) - they serve as an energy source for electricity consumers (load) with power recovery regenerative energy to the power source (battery, power grid, etc.). This dual functionality makes it possible to efficiently charge and discharge (for test purposes) energy storage devices such as batteries and offers optimum adaptability to the respective energy requirements.

Technical specifications and models

The selection of the right device for bidirectional power supply depends on various technical specifications, such as maximum power, voltage and current. Systems such as the ITECH ITM3400-Serie and the IT6000B-Serie series, for example, offer different power levels that are suitable for a wide range of industrial applications. The specific requirements of the application area are also decisive in the selection process, such as e.g. interfaces, operating modes or protective functions.

Bidirectional power supply - the areas of application

Bidirectional power supplies are used in research and development in a wide range of industries, from the automotive industry to mechanical engineering and renewable energies. Among other things, they enable the testing of energy storage systems under real conditions, the simulation of load scenarios and the development of efficient energy conversion systems.

Energy converters and their role

Energy converters play a central role in bidirectional power supply systems. They enable

  • the conversion of AC to DC (alternating current to direct current) and vice versa
  • as well as the transformation of voltage and current values within a DC system in both directions (conversion from high voltage to low voltage and vice versa).

 These converters optimize the compatibility between different energy sources and consumers and support the efficient use of renewable energies.

The regenerative function and its advantages

The regenerative function of bidirectional power supply devices makes it possible to feed stored energy, e.g. from batteries or fuel cells, back into the grid when testing components. This leads to a significant reduction in energy consumption while increasing efficiency in test environments and contributes to a more sustainable use of resources. This function makes bidirectional power supply devices highly energy-saving and environmentally conscious.

Summary and Outlook

Bidirectional power supply is at the forefront of energy innovation. Combining energy generation and storage in one system opens up new possibilities for sustainable and efficient energy solutions. With continuous research and development in this area, bidirectional power supply systems can be expected to play an increasingly important role in the energy infrastructure of the future.

For more information and customized solutions, LXinstruments is ready to assist you in selecting and implementing the optimal bidirectional power supply devices for your specific requirements.

 Contact us at +49(0)7032 / 89592-3 or by e-mail: sales@lxinstruments.com.

 

 

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