SmallSat Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit

SKU: SuperNova PCDU

Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit (PCDU) by Bradford Space

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The SuperNova PCDU from Bradford Space is a Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit (PCDU) with a capacity of up to 1.5 kW (solar arrays). This PCDU is capable of interfacing between 28V nominal Li-Ion batteries, up to 80 V solar array sections, and a set of regulated and/or unregulated loads. It has a solar array power conversion efficiency of up to 95 %. The PCDU has a battery charge/discharge current of +/- 50 A and a maximum trickle charge current of 2 A. It is radiation qualified up to 30 kRad total ionizing dose and for high energy protons and has a lifetime of greater than 5 years. The PCDU has a mass of less than 1 Kg and measures 60 x 120 x 135 mm. It is ideal for LEO and deep space applications.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    SuperNova PCDU
  • Manufacturer
    Bradford Space
  • Description
    SmallSat Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit

General Parameters

  • Mass
    1 Kg
  • Input Voltage
    80 V
  • Bus Voltage
    22 to 34 V
  • Solar Array Power
    1.5 kW
  • Distributed Power
    1.5 kW
  • Radiation
    30 krad
  • Operating Temperature
    -30 to 60 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -40 to 70 Degree C
  • Design Lifetime
    5 Years
  • Interface
    RS-485, RS-422
  • Application
    Deep Space Avionics
  • Dimension
    60 x 120 x 135 mm

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