Programmable AC Power Sources

Programmable simulation of AC mains and line fault conditions

Programmable AC Power and Regenerative Grid Simulators with a wide range of voltage, current, and power for simulating AC mains and line fault conditions. Choose from single and three phase output AC power sources with power levels range from 500VA to 630kVA for design validation, production, and education either in the lab or in automated testing applications. Built in 16-bit measurement circuit and firmware utilities to measure true RMS voltage, current, true power, VA (apparent power), VAR (reactive power), power factor, current crest factor, peak repetitive current and inrush current.

Low Power Programmable AC Source

Chroma 61600

500VA / 1.5kVA / 2kVA / 4kVA


DC, 15Hz~1kHz

Delivers pure, instrument grade AC power at very low cost with output voltage from 0 to 300VAC, and frequencies from 15 to 1000Hz

Low Power Programmable AC Source with Transients

Chroma 61500

500VA / 1.5kVA / 2kVA / 4kVA


DC, 15Hz~1kHz

Equipped with a host of powerful features: power line disturbance (PLD) simulation, programmable output impedance, comprehensive measurement functions, waveshape synthesis and regulation test software

3-Phase Programmable AC Source

Chroma 61700



DC, 15~1.2kHz

Delivers pure, 5-wire, 3-phase AC power. It includes low power rating models at very low cost, simulates various input conditions of UUT for R&D and QA, and is suitable for commercial applications from laboratory testing to mass production.

Programmable AC Power Source

Chroma 61509, 61508, 61507, 61609, 61608, 61607

3kVA / 4.5kVA / 6kVA


DC, 15Hz~2kHz (5kHz opt.)

The right solution to meet complex single and three-phase requirements with the ability to simulate AC line conditions and measure critical product characteristics during testing.

High Power Programmable AC Source

Chroma 61610

12kVA / 18kVA


DC, 15Hz~1.5kHz

Simulate various AC line input conditions and measurement of critical characteristics for products under test

High Power Programmable AC Source with Transients

Chroma 61510

12kVA / 18kVA


DC, 15Hz~1.5kHz

Ideal for commercial, power electronics, avionics, military, and regulation test applications from bench-top R/D design verification to quality assurance and mass production

Regenerative Grid Simulator

Chroma 61800




Full 4 quadrant, fully regenerative, AC power supply designed for common electrical product testing such as home appliances and industrial electronics that require a programmable input source

Regenerative Grid Simulators 9kVA-15kVA

61800 High Density




Four quadrant, single- or three-phase AC power sources designed to simulate real-world grid characteristics for EV, PV inverter, and smart-grid test applications.
Our AC Power Sources are designed to satisfy both automated test system and laboratory benchtop requirements.

Advantages include:

  • Programmable voltage and current limit
  • Programmable slew rate for changing voltage and frequency
  • LIST, PULSE, STEP mode functions for testing Power Line Disturbance (PLD) simulation
  • Voltage dips, short interruption and voltage variation simulation
  • Harmonics, inter-harmonics waveform synthesizer
  • Remote interfaces: GPIB, RS-232, USB and Ethernet

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