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Smallsat Power Conditioning & Distribution Units

AAC Clyde Space’s SmallSat PCDU (Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit) solutions have demonstrated impressive space-based capabilities stretching across a range of applications, gaining a market reputation for reliability, resiliency and performance. Designed for optimized
reliability with performance fail-safes, the state-of-the-art STARBUCK-MINI offers advanced power
management with 1500W system power.

With the ability to utilise either a Direct Energy Transfer or Maximum Power Point Tracker architectures, these larger EPS units are able to meet most small satellite mission demands.

AAC Clyde Space’s small satellite PCDU (Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit) solutions have demonstrated
impressive space-based capabilities stretching across a range of applications, gaining a market reputation for reliability, resiliency and performance. STARBUCK-MINI provides high power 28 V outputs and redundancy for power distribution as well as redundant command and control interfaces via CAN or RS422. Its innovative design combines COTS and radiation hardened components to optimizes the reliability and performance characteristics of the ITAR free system

Designed for optimized reliability with performance fail-safes, the state-of-the-art SmallSat PCDU STARBUCK-MINI offers advanced power management with 1500W system power.  The STARBUCK-MINI adopts a modular design approach which enables easy customization. The adaptable system utilizes flexible add-ons to meet the required number of power output interfaces for payloads on each specific mission and can be quickly adapted to customer product specifications. Integration of interfaces for deployment mechanisms, magnetic torquers and other equipment can also be accommodated through the addition of custom modules.

Power

With 1500 W system power, 28 V nominal bus and battery voltage with power converters for isolated auxiliary output.
High-power 28V outputs & redundancy for power distribution, as well as FPGA based control & monitoring of all switches & interfaces through redundant CAN or RS422.

Performance

High-performance power solution for small satellite platforms. Modular design approach delivers scalability and easy tailoring of interfaces to mission requirements. With MPPT or S3R battery charge regulation for advanced power management.

Reliability

Reliability and qualification levels suitable for many different mission types. COTS components with verified space performance combined with radiation hardened components. All outputs protected by Latching Current Limiters (LCLs) or Retriggerable LCLs (RLCLs). With support for redundant power supply to consumers.

Why the STARBUCK-MINI?

  • High-performance power solution for small satellite platforms.
  • Modular design approach delivers scalability and easy tailoring of interfaces to mission requirements
  • With Maximum Power Point Tracking or S3R battery charge regulation for advanced power management.
  • Reliability and qualification levels suitable for many different mission types.
  • Multiple inbuilt protection methods to deliver mission success (we’ve got your back!)
  • Combines COTS and radiation hardened components to optimizes the reliability and performance characteristics of
  • the ITAR free system.

 

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