Safe Battery Backups for Existing Main Sump Pumps

Posted by Patel Ikshishni / June 01, 2021 / NEWS

If you need sump pump backup but extra space is unavailable in the sump pit and you want to maintain the pumping capacity of your main pump, you may decide to select a power inverter to generate AC power from a battery.

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Which Pump Sentry™ Model Do I Need?

Posted by Ernest Herz / May 26, 2021 / NEWS

Pump Sentry™ for sump pumps comes in two sizes (power ratings). The 822PS is the smaller of the two, good for pumps drawing up to 9A of current, and the 1622PS will work for pumps drawing up to 14A. In order to make a proper selection, it is important to ascertain the electrical ratings of your sump pump, or at least determine its make and model number which would lead to establishing its ratings.

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Can I replace a Lead Acid Battery with Lithium Ion?

Posted by Ernest Herz / May 26, 2021 / NEWS

One of the most readily available chemistries of Lithium batteries is the Lithium Iron Phosphate type (FeLiPO4). This is because they have become recognized as the safest of the Lithium varieties and are very compact and light when compared to lead acid batteries of comparable capacity.

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DC-DC Converters for Utility Trucks: Harnessing the Secret Power

Posted by Ernest Herz / March 10, 2016 / NEWS
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When trucks first came into popular use, nobody would have dreamed of the numerous specialty applications evolving in the ensuing decades. In those days, only a fraction of homes had electricity. Today one is hard put to find a building that does not, thanks to the existence of the electrical power grid.  The maintenance of the functionality of the power grid is made possible through the capabilities ofutility trucks and their trained operators.

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Choosing a DC-DC Converter for PLC (Programmed Logic Controllers)

Posted by Ernest Herz / March 07, 2016 / NEWS
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Programmed Logic Controllers are used in many facets of automation control of electromechanical processes. The range of applications has expanded to include managing robotics on automotive assembly lines to controlling chemical sprayers and amusement park rides. Much of PLC circuitry is comprised of relays, and electronic circuit cards, which use DC power as their source.  As PLC’s have evolved, so has the need for them to become mobile for many of their uses. Some of these mobile adaptations include incorporation into:

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