Converter is lightweight and portable for aircraft maintenance

At just 6.8kg (15.1lbs), the Geno 400Hz Digicom Power converter model 779 is designed for on-site aircraft maintenance.

The 400Hz power converter accepts 100 to 250V AC, 50, 60 and 400Hz single, two, or three-phase inputs and converts the power to 120V AC 60Hz output. The portable converter can be used for applications in the aerospace industry, construction, military, as well as any remote activity locations where a standard power grid is not available.

The default power on almost everything on an aircraft, as well as ground support equipment at airports and maintenance facilities, is designed for 400Hz. Diesel power generators, usually selected for remote areas where standard power is not available. Digicom’s Geno converter has a harmonic distortion of less than five per cent and output short-circuit protection. There are four standard outlets with easy access on/off switches, LED status indicators and two internal cooling fans, each with vents containing an air filter that can be removed for cleaning.

Digicom Electronics collaborates in all aspects of the process, from the design for manufacturability to the final, fully compliant product. It says it offers material procurement and management services include planning, purchasing, expediting, and warehousing of components and materials that fit the needs of larger enterprises with the individual attention needed to server start-ups. Digicom has AS9100:2016 (Rev D) aerospace quality, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 medical quality, quality system regulation 21 CFR 820, ITAR, HUBZone and Small Business certifications.

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