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New Product Showcase: Samlex SEC-1235P-M 13.8 VDC Desktop Power Supply

The technical team at Samlex has some great news for operators looking for a lightweight, reliable desktop power supply with updated features, upgraded performance, and international flexibility—the SEC-1235P-M 13.8 VDC.

Now available from DX Engineering, here’s what you can expect from this standout unit:

  • Universal input of 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • Switchable backlighting of separate ampere and voltmeters
  • 30A continuous, 36A peak capability and average efficiency over 89%
  • Output (voltage) ripple noise limited to just 100 mV peak to peak at full load
  • 6.3A, 250 V, 5mm x 20mm time delay fuse

Built-in safety features include overload and short-circuit, output over-voltage, and over-temperature protections. If you’re looking for a good unit for Field Day or other portable operations, the SEC-1235P-M makes a great choice. It’s internally adjustable over the 12.5 to 15.0 VDC range and is capable of operating in ambient temperatures from -20 to +50 degrees C (-4 to +122 degrees F). The cooling fan only operates when necessary. Weighing only 3.8 lbs., the device is easy to transport and operate in most conditions.

For more power options, check out this OnAllBands article, Linear Versus Switching Power Supplies, a Few Options for a Successful Field Day and Sean, KX9X’s post on Power Options for Portable Ops.

Go to for the complete lineup of switching and linear power supplies from leading manufacturers, including Alinco, Ameritron, Astron, Diamond, MFJ, Samlex, and others.

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