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4 November 2021

The MEAN WELL A300 series modified sine wave inverter gives you a remarkable level of functionality at a low cost.

3 November 2021

The data sheet for the MEAN WELL DRC-100 DIN rail power supplies, with battery charging doesn’t mention any battery specifications.

8 October 2021

When a LED light fails the presumption that is often made is that the LED driver has failed.

8 October 2021

We were contacted by a customer wanting to use the MEAN WELL DDR-120B-48 to convert a 24V source to power a 30W, 48V power injector for another piece of equipment.

7 October 2021

Some applications require an inverter that can accept a negative (–v) voltage input.

7 October 2021

We recently assisted a customer, who was designing a retrofit control system for water pumps used on commercial prawn and Barramundi farms.

31 August 2021

We think the MEAN WELL TN series inverters are the best for caravans.

31 August 2021

We had a customer contact us, who needed to replace a MEAN WELL SPV-1500-12 power supply, which had given many years of service.

31 August 2021

A customer contacted Power Supplies Australia, who was working on a project with LED luminaires, which were powered by 2 x MEAN WELL ELG-240-C1050DA LED drivers.

31 August 2021

We were recently contacted by a customer looking for a DC 12V charger with a variable voltage of 10-15A.

31 August 2021

Power Supplies Australia was recently contacted by a customer who wanted to know if he could connect the negative output of a MEAN WELL MPM series power supply to earth ground?

31 August 2021

Power Supplies Australia was recently contacted by a customer who had been trying to use the MEAN WELL HRP-300-24 as a battery charger.

8 October 2021

You may have noticed that in the data sheets of some MEAN WELL battery chargers it states that the charger can be used for Lithium-ion batteries, and to contact MEAN WELL for further information.

31 August 2021

We were asked by a customer that uses MEAN WELL power supplies in many of their products if they needed to fuse the negative output cable in a 24VDC floating power supply, and if so why?  

31 August 2021

We recently had a customer contact Power Supplies Australia, who was considering using 4 of the MEAN WELL TDR-960-24s in parallel.