continuous load


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continuous load

Said of an electrical load in which the maximum current is expected to continue for at least 3 hours at a time.
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Capable of handling continuous load currents of up to 2A and 3A, respectively, the AP6502 and AP6503 can support 12V and 5V bus systems and are able to achieve efficiency rates as high as 95%.
KARACHI, July 22, 2010 (Frontier Star): People turned on roads to protest against continuous load shedding in different parts of Karachi and a highly charged mob blocked road by setting tires on fire in Metroville.
Delivering a continuous load current of up to 3A, the AP6507 and AP6508 converters offer designers of distributed power systems an operating efficiency as high as 90%.
b) 200 ampere continuous load rating for the load tap;
Many hold 12 gallons of gas and can run for 14 hours under a continuous load of 4,000 watts.
Optimized for V-Core power supplies in mobile computing and graphics applications, the MP8698 features a 23V maximum input voltage and delivers up to 20A continuous load.
UNTERPREMSTAETTEN, Austria -- austriamicrosystems (SIX:AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs for communications, industrial, medical and automotive applications expanded its low dropout regulator portfolio with the dual LDO AS1374, capable of delivering up to 200mA continuous load current at each output.
Protection options include programmable cycle-by-cycle current limiting for transient overload conditions and a hiccup mode for reduced power dissipation during continuous load faults.
The Dual G8500XM VIPER on the SEALION II provides 16,000 Watts of continuous load following power with automatic load sharing between AC and DC power as needed.
To ensure the structural safety of a deck, it should be built with a continuous load path -- a method of construction that creates a series of solid connections within the structure of the deck that transfers the load through its frame to the ground and adjacent support structure, commonly the house.
Included among the unique features are: a ruggedized chassis to withstand dusty conditions, varying temperatures and high humidity; a customized power supply unit that allows the PC to maintain continuous load power in the event of a power outage; and simple, one-button system recovery in case of PC failure.
5 V input voltage range, the device delivers up to 600 mA of continuous load current.

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