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Programmable AC Power SourcesChroma designs and manufactures five families of leading edge programmable AC power sources, precision power supplies, frequency converters and related instrumentation for simulating AC mains and line fault simulations conditions. Our AC Power Sources are used in automatic testing equipment and bench top applications including avionics testing, IEC testing, Mil-std-704 Avionics, DO-160 Shipboard testing and power supply test applications.


61500 Series HIGH POWER Programmable AC Source

Military Embedded AC Source Systems
  • 1 - 3 Phase
  • Highest performance AC Source with power analyzer functions built-in
  • Provides 0-300VAC or 0-424VDC output from a single source
  • Built-in DSP provides for voltage transient simulations, harmonic current measurements and compliance testing to many IEC & Military standards
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Besides functioning the same as the 61600 series, the 61500 AC power source is equipped with more features. It allows user to compose different harmonic components to synthesize your own harmonic distorted wave-shapes. The DC and AC+DC mode also extend the applications to simulate the natural waveform.

By using advanced DSP technology, 61500 AC power source offers precision, high speed power, and harmonics measurements up to 40 orders of current harmonics components.

It comes equip with powerful features such as:

  • Power line disturbance simulation and AC power distortion
  • Programmable output impedance
  • Comprehensive measurement function
  • Harmonics, inter-harmonics Wave-shape synthesis
  • Voltage dips and variation simulation
  • High output current crest factor, ideal for inrush current testing

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61511 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1.5kHz / 12KVA, 1 or 3ø Request A Quote
61512 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1.5kHz / 18KVA, 1 or 3ø Request A Quote


61500 Series LOW POWER Programmable AC Source

61500 Series Low Power Programmable AC Source
  • Provides 0-300VAC or 0-424VDC output from a single source· Ultra-pure/low distortion output for designed for commercial applications
  • Smaller, lighter and expanding setting and read-back functions.
  • rovides 6:1 peak current capability and includes power amplifier mode
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The 61500 series defines a new standard of lower power AC power sources. Features included are power line disturbance simulation, programmable output impedance, comprehensive measurement functions and wave shape synthesis. Ideal for avionics and pre-compliance testing.

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61501 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 500VA, 1ø Request A Quote
61502 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 1KVA, 1ø Request A Quote
61503 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 1.5KVA, 1ø Request A Quote
61504 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 2KVA, 1ø Request A Quote
61505 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 4KVA, 1ø Request A Quote


61600 Series HIGH POWER Programmable AC Source

61600 series high power ac power source
  • 1 - 3 Phase
  • Provides 0-300VAC or 0-424VDC output from a single source
  • Ultra-pure/low distortion output designed for commercial applications
  • Smaller, lighter and expanding setting and read-back functions
  • Provides 6:1 peak current capability and includes power amplifier mode
  • Download Data Sheet

61600 series AC power source delivers pure, instrument grade AC and DC power at a very low cost. The power source generates very clean AC output with typical distortion less than 0.3-0.5%. With the power factor correction circuit, the source yields higher efficiency and delivers more output power. The DC and AC+DC mode extend the applications when users need DC voltage component for testing DC offset.

By using advanced DSP technology, 61600 AC power source offers precision and high speed power.

It comes equip with powerful features such as:

  • Comprehensive measurement function
  • Programmable slew rate setting for changing voltage and frequency
  • High output current crest factor, ideal for inrush current testing

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Model Description Quote
61611 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1.5kHz / 12KVA, 1 or 3ø Request A Quote
61612 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1.5kHz / 18KVA, 1 or 3ø Request A Quote


61600 Series LOW POWER Programmable AC Source

61600 series low power ac power source
  • Power: 500VA up to 4000VA
  • Compact size and weight attributable to advance PWM technology
  • Built-in PFC, provide input power factor over 0.98 (full load)
  • AC+DC output mode for voltage DC offset simulation
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Chroma Programmable AC Power Source 61600 series delivers pure, instrument grade AC power at very low cost. The 61600 series supplies the output voltage from 0 to 300VAC, and frequency from 15 to 1000Hz. It is suitable for commercial, avionics, and military applications from bench-top testing to mass production.

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61601 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 500VA, 1ø Request A Quote
61602 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 1KVA, 1ø Request A Quote
61603 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 1.5KVA, 1ø Request A Quote
61604 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 2KVA, 1ø Request A Quote
61605 Programmable AC Source 0~300V, 15~1kHz / 4KVA, 1ø Request A Quote


61700 Series 3-Phase Programmable AC Source

61700 Series 3-Phase Programmable AC Source
  • Three phase programmable, 500VA/ph to 4KVA/ph
  • Provides 0-300VAC or 0-424VDC output from a single source
  • Optional DSP provides for voltage transient simulations for compliance testing to many IEC & Military standards
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Chroma's 61700 series are three phase AC sources targeted at power applications from 500VA per phase to 4KVA per phase. The instruments are programmable to 15 to 1200Hz and include the same low distortion/ high signal qualify as the 61500 and 61600 series. Optional transient generator allows for a wide variety of line disturbances including MIL-STD-704E (airborne) and DO-160 (shipboard).

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61701 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/DC, 15~1.2kHz, 3ø 1.5KVA Request A Quote
61702 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/DC, 15~1.2kHz, 3ø 3KVA Request A Quote
61703 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/DC, 15~1.2kHz, 3ø 4.5KVA Request A Quote
61704 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/DC, 15~1.2kHz, 3ø 6KVA Request A Quote
61705 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/DC, 15~1.2kHz, 3ø 12KVA Request A Quote


61800 Regenerative Grid Simulator

61800 Regenerative Grid Simulator
  • Power rating:
    Model 61845: 45kVA
    Model 61860: 60kVA
  • Output Voltage: 0-300V
  • Output Frequency: DC, 30Hz-100Hz
  • Full 4 quadrant, fully regenerative up to 100% of output current rating
  • Specifically designed for PV inverter, Smart Grid and EV related test applications
  • User selectable single phase or three phase output
  • Programmable slew rate settings for voltage and frequency
  • Programmable voltage and current limits

Market demand for Distributed Resource (DR) products such as PV inverters and wind energy systems is steadily growing as the world strives for clean renewable energy sources. This demand has created a need for rigorous regulation testing to standards such IEEE 1547 / IEC 61000-3-15 / IEC 62116 ensuring proper and safe operation of on-grid products. It has become critical to manufacturers to conduct these tests to prove compliance and to relieve product liability concerns. Chroma’s new 61800 family of Grid Simulators has been designed to fulfill these test requirements by providing a full 4 quadrant, fully regenerative, grid simulator with advanced features for compliance, safety and product verification testing.

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61845 Regenerative Grid Simulator 45kVA Request A Quote
61860 Regenerative Grid Simulator 60kVA Request A Quote
100447 Softpanel for 61800 Series Request A Quote


6400 Series Programmable AC Source

6400 Series Programmable AC Source
  • Lowest cost programmable AC source
  • Designed for bench or ATE applications require line and frequency variations
  • 0-300VAC/45-1KHz/up to 9KVA - single and three phase
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The Chroma 6400 series Programmable AC Power Source uses state of the art PWM technology to deliver pure, instrument grade AC power at very low cost never achieved before. The 6400 AC power source offers maximum rated power for any output voltage from 0 to 300VAC, at any frequency from 45 to 1K Hz. It is not only suitable for commercial applications(47-63Hz), but also for avionics, marine, military applications at 400Hz.

All models generate very clean output with typical distortion less than 0.3%! Incorporating power factor correction circuit, the 6400 AC power source yields higher efficiency and delivers more output power than competitive instruments. It is capable of high peak repetitive current needed to drive most electronic products with high crest factor input design.

The 6400 AC power source uses advanced circuit to offer precision and high speed measurement of true RMS voltage, true RMS current, true power, frequency, power factor, and current crest factor.


Model Description Quote
6404 AC Power Source 0-300V/45-500Hz/375VA Request A Quote
6408-1 AC Source 0-300V/45-500Hz/800VA (input rating 90-132V) Request A Quote
6408-2 AC Source 0-300V/45-500Hz/800VA (input rating 180-250V) Request A Quote
6415 AC Source 0-300V/45-1000Hz (1500VA) Request A Quote
6420 AC Source 0-300V/45-1000Hz (2000VA) Request A Quote
6430 AC Source 0-300V/45-1000Hz (3000VA) Request A Quote
6460-2 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/45-1000Hz (6000VA), output 1Ø, input 3Ø 220V Request A Quote
6460-3 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/45-1000Hz (6000VA), output 1Ø, input 3Ø 380V Request A Quote
6463-2 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/45-1000Hz (6000VA), output 1Ø or 3Ø Selectable, input 3Ø 220V Request A Quote
6463-3 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/45-1000Hz (6000VA), output 1Ø or 3Ø Selectable, input 3Ø 380V Request A Quote
6490-2 Programmable AC Source 0-300V/45-1000Hz (9000VA), output 1Ø or 3Ø Selectable, input 3Ø 220V Request A Quote
6490-3 Programmable AC Source 0-300V/45-1000Hz (9000VA), output 1Ø or 3Ø Selectable, input 3Ø 380V Request A Quote


6500 Series Programmable AC Source

6500 Series Programmable AC Source
  • 1200VA ~ 9KVA
  • Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS) waveform generation
  • Programmable voltage, current limit, frequency, phase, and distortion
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The global AC power testing requirements demand more sophisticated AC Power Source that is capable of simulating a wide variety of AC line conditions, harmonic waveforms, accurate power measurement and analysis. The Chroma 6500 series Programmable AC Power Source delivers the right solution to simulate all kinds of normal/abnormal input conditions and measure the critical characteristics of the product under test. It can be used for R&D design characterization, production testing, and QA verification of commercial, industrial, and aerospace electronic products.

he Chroma 6500 series delivers maximum rated power for any output voltage up to 300 Vac, and at any frequency between 15Hz to 2000Hz. It is suitable for commercial applications (47-63Hz); for avionics,marine, military applications at 400Hz or higher frequency; or for electrical motor, air-conditioner test applications at 20Hz. All models generate very clean sine or square waveforms output with typical distortion less than 0.5%.

The Chroma 6500 series has built-in Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS) Waveform Generator to provide user programmable high precision waveform. For testing products under AC line distortion conditions, clipped sinewave can be generated with 0% to 43% distortion and amplitude from 0% to 100%. It also can simulate all kinds of power line disturbances such as cycle dropout, transient spike, brown out, phase angle, voltage and frequency ramp up (ramp down), etc.. Up to 30 harmonic waveforms are factory installed, and testing for compliance to AC line harmonic immunity standards can be easily achieved in the field.


Model Description Quote
6512 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/15~2KHz / 1.2KVA Request A Quote
6520 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/15~2KHz / 2KVA Request A Quote
6530 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/15~2KHz / 3KVA Request A Quote
6560-2 Programmable AC Source 0~500V/45~1KHz / 6KVA I/P3Ø 220V Request A Quote
6560-3 Programmable AC Source 0~500V/45~1KHz / 6KVA I/P3Ø 380V Request A Quote
6590-2 Programmable AC Source 0~300V/45~1KHz / 9KVA 1Ø or 3Ø, 3000VA per phase, I/P 3Ø 220V Request A Quote
6590-3 AC Power Source 0~300V/45~1KHz / 9KVA 1Ø or 3Ø, 3000VA per phase, I/P 3Ø 380V Request A Quote



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Aerospace/Military Applications

Aerospace/Military Applications
  • Aerospace/Military Applications
    Military Spec Power Supply's and Converters require the utmost in quality and reliability. For Military standards such as MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810.


Hipot/Safety Test Instruments

Hipot/Safety Test instruments

DC Power Supplies

DC Power Supplies
  • A New Standard for High Accuracy Programmable DC Supplies
    Chroma's new 62000P Programmable DC power supplies offer many unique advantages for ATE integration and testing. These advantage include a constant power operating envelope, precision read back of output current and voltage, output trigger signals as well as the ability to create complex DC transients waveforms to test device behavior to spikes, drops, and other voltage deviations. The 62000P Series includes 9 different models ranging from 600W to 5000W, up to 120A and up to 600V.


AC Electronic Loads

AC Electronic Loads

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