APS1000 Series Frequency Converters

Single Phase Output Frequency Converters

The APS1000 Series frequency and voltage converters are economically priced and offer top of the line performance.

The series consists of seven single phase output instruments ranging in size from 3kVA to 60kVA. The converters allow the user to duplicate a utility grid of either 50 or 60 hertz for export product testing or operation of imported equipment or 400Hz power for avionics and shipboard applications.

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The APS1000 Series converters allow the user to duplicate a utility grid of either 50 or 60 Hertz for export product testing or operation of imported equipment. With its ability to power multiple AC products simultaneously, the APS1000 models are ideally suited for burn-in and test of White Goods and household appliances. The frequency can also be adjusted to 400 Hertz for applications such as the testing of military/avionics equipment or for the operation of 400 Hertz electronics that are onboard an aircraft or a military vessel. The adjustable frequency band of 45 to 500 Hertz in conjunction with the dual voltage ranges of 0-150 volts or 0-300 volts provides full capabilities for testing and operating electronics worldwide.

Setup and operation of the APS 1000 Series is exceptionally easy. The simple front panel layout allows users to continuously vary voltage and frequency or to select preset standard frequency settings. Individual meter displays provide digital readouts for frequency, voltage, current and power or power factor.

The APS 1000 series converters are a simple and cost effective solution for all of your higher power single phase AC power conversion needs!


APS10033kVA45-500150/30025.2/12.6230V, 1Ø12"×26"×17"95/210
APS10055kVA45-500150/30042/21230V, 1Ø12"×26"×17"125/275
APS101010kVA45-500150/30084/42208/220/240/380/415/480, 3Ø28"×29"×17"228/503
APS102020kVA45-500150/300168/84208/220/240/380/415/480, 3Ø33"×29"×17"350/772
APS103030kVA45-500150/300252/126208/220/240/380/415/480, 3Ø43"×39"×24"592/1305
APS104040kVA45-500150/300336/168208/220/240/380/415/480, 3Ø43"×39"×24"663/1462
APS106060kVA45-500150/300500/250380/415/480, 3Ø66"×39"×32"885/1951

* Option 600 replaces 150/300V ranges with 300/600V


  • Programmable Voltage, Dual Range
  • Programmable Frequency
  • Current Limit Protection
  • Simple Front Panel Controls
  • Measurement readout for Frequency, Voltage, Current and Power all at once
  • Low Voltage Distortion
  • High Crest Factor and Peak Current Capability
  • Up to 0-300 VAC Voltage Output or 600V optional
  • 45-500 Hz Full Power Bandwidth
  • RS232 or GPIB Interface Options


AC Test Power

The APS1000 Series Power Source is equipped with a powerful microcontroller to create a stable and accurate output frequency, regardless of AC input conditions. It can be programmed to supply a variety of power conditions to the device under test and meters all output parameters.

Frequency/Voltage Conversion

The APS1000 Series is an excellent source of stable AC voltage over a frequency range of 45 to 500 Hz. The output frequency is quartz-crystal stabilized. Output voltages up to 300 VAC or 600VAC are provided.

Export/Import Product Development and Test

With the ability to provide any single phase voltage and frequency combination found around the world, the APS1000 Series is a great choice for evaluating AC products for worldwide use. In particular, household appliances intended for export to regions of the world with various utility grid voltage and frequency combinations can be tested in high volume using the higher power APS1000 models.

Avionics Power

Whenever 400Hz, 115Vac single phase is required to power up shipboard or airborne equipment, the APS1000 can do the job. With up to 500A of current available, even large equipment can be powered up.


Model APS 1003 1005 1010 1020 1030 1040 1060
Input Phase 1-phase / 2-wire + Ground 3-phase / 3-wire + Ground
Input Voltage 230Vac ± 15% 208, 220, 240 (3W+G), 380, 415, 480V (4W+G) ± 10%
Power Rating 3kVA 5kVA 10kVA 20kVA 30kVA 40kVA 60kVA
Max Arms @ 0-150V 25.2 A 42 A 84 A 168 A 252 A 336 A 500 A
Max Arms @ 0-300V 12.6 A 21 A 42 A 84 A 126 A 168 A 250 A
Phase 1-phase / 2-wire + Ground
Voltage Low Range 0-150V
High Range 0-300V
Resolution 0.1V
Accuracy ± (1.0% of setting+0.2V)
Regulation ± 0.1V with Auto Adjust ON
Frequency Range 45 – 500Hz
Resolution 0.1Hz at 45 – 99.9Hz, 1Hz at 100 – 500Hz
Accuracy ± 0.2%
Harmonic Distortion ≤ 1.0% (Resistive Load)
Crest Factor ≥ 3 to 1
Load Regulation ± 0.5% (Resistive Load)
Protection Over-Current, Short-Circuit, Over-Temperature
Efficiency > 85% @ full load
Operating Temperature 32°F – 104°F (0°C – 40°C), 80% Relative Humidity
Altitude Below 6500 feet
4 Digital LED meters Frequency, Voltage, Current, Power or Power Factor (simultaneously)
PLC Remote I/F M1, M2, M3 and Output On/Off
Memory (Standard) 8 Memories, 5 Programmable Parameters per Memory for:
Voltage, Frequency, Test Time, Delay Time, Current, Power and PF Limits
Calibration Front Panel Calibration
Remote Control Optional RS232 or GPIB (requires (P)-PRC Option)
Model APS 1003 1005 1010 1020 1030 1040 1060
Dimensions Height 12″/305 28″/709 33″/839 43″/1079 43″/1079 66″/1662
(In/mm) Depth 26″/660 29″/730 29″/730 39″/980 39″/980 39″/980
Width 17″/432 17″/430 17″/430 24″/600 24″/600 32″/800
Weight (kg/lbs) 95/210 125/175 228/503 350/772 592/1305 663/1462  885/1951


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