HiWatt 2

Programmable Electronic Arc Lamp Ballast

A dual-processor controlled, solid-state switching power supply UV arc lamp ballast

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Product Summary

The HiWatt 2 UV programmable electronic arc lamp ballast is a dual-processor controlled, solid-state switching power supply. It consists of two power stages: a square wave AC output converter and igniter for powering a mercury vapor or halide arc lamp, and an auxiliary DC power supply for providing 24VDC (6A) for user controls and cooling fans.

The HiWatt 2 ballasts are designed to be factory or customer software configurable (via PC serial port) to allow the unit to adapt to a wide range of lamp types and utility power sources. This capability allows the unit to power an arc lamp in the range of 1kW–20kW, with lamp voltages of 200–850V, from single or three-phase AC sources of 208 / 240 / 480V 60Hz—200 / 230 / 380 / 415V 50Hz.

The electronic ballast may be used to power two arc lamps in a series as long as the total composite voltage does not exceed 850V. This programmability makes the HiWatt 2 a truly universal arc lamp ballast that can be used as a single unit solution for powering many types of lamps from power sources worldwide.

PC/PLC Control Interface

The HiWatt 2 can communicate with customer-connected controllers or PCs via optically isolated digital logic signals, RS485 serial port or USB port. The logic signals include status lines for lamp ignited, lamp ready (warm-up-complete) and unit alarm, as well as control signals for lamp enable / disable and lamp dimming (via PWM control, pulse frequency or 0–10V).

A lamp cooling blower control is also provided with a blower on / off signal, air temperature / flow regulation and lamp temperature monitoring. The unit can optionally control motorized or pneumatic lamp shutters.

Units can also be networked to provide a customer interface to multiple HiWatt 2 slave units from the RS485 ports. This option will allow interface with multiple lamp systems cascaded on a single high-speed product line, which can still be controlled and monitored as a single system with much higher power capability.

Specifications
Specifications
Part #UV2978
Lamp Power1,000–20,000W
Input Voltage200–480VAC, 1 or 3 phase (programmable)
Input Current (Max)30 Amps maximum
System TypeContinuous mode arc lamp power supply
Size (H x W x D)20.11 x 8.71 x 4.13"
Weight26.5 lbs.
Lamp Output Volts200–850 VRMS
Low Voltage Outputs24VDC at 6 Amp
Other FeaturesLamp temp control, USB, RS485, digital I/O signals
Accessories Part Numbers
Part No.ItemDescription
UV4342HiWatt Interface Configuration SoftwareCD ROM, used for programming monitor & control
UV1825Touch Screen Panel PC1GB Ram, 160GB HDD, Windows Embedded OS
UV3384USB to Isolated RS485 / RS422 AdapterPort-powered, includes USB cable, terminal block and drivers CD
UV4038Shielded Cat. 5 USOC-4 Patch Cable, RJ11 / RJ11, 10.0 ftFor connecting UV3384 RS485 adapter to HiWatt
UV1810HiWatt Interface Touch Screen SoftwareCD ROM, network up to 8 ballasts
UV4036HiWatt 2 Ballast instruction manualUsage and maintenance info for HiWatt
UV1557Lamp output 3 position pluggable terminal blockLamp output mating connector
UV3224AC power input 4 position pluggable terminal blockAC input mating connector
UV3469DB15 female control signal terminal block for field terminationFor field termination
UV1598DB25 female control signal terminal blockFor field termination
UV3470DB15 control signal terminal block gender changer, male / maleUsed with UV3469
UV1596DB25 control signal terminal block gender changer, male / maleUsed with UV1598
UV2260Airflow damper w/ actuatorLamp temperature regulator, 6” diameter
UV1678Thermistor, lamp temperature4" long, 3/16" diameter, 10K ohms
UV1679Thermistor compression fitting1.81" long, 3/16" dia, .25" male NPT
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UV2978 - HiWatt2-1

HiWatt 2 Power Supply

Programmable, constant power regulated, solid-state switching power supply w/ digital logic monitoring & control signals

HiWatt 2, Electronic UV Arc Lamp Ballast

Programmable, constant power regulated, solid-state switching power supply w/ digital logic monitoring & control signals

Accessories

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USB to Isolated RS485 / RS422 Adapter - UV3384

Port-powered, includes USB cable, terminal block and drivers CD

Shielded Cat. 5 USOC-4 Patch Cable, RJ11 / RJ11, 10.0 ft - UV4038

For connecting UV3384 RS485 adapter to HiWatt

10KW 25 inch arc length UVA lamp - UV2423

10KW UVA enhanced arc lamp for HiWatt 2 ballast

10KW 25 inch arc length UVB lamp - UV1831

10KW UVB enhanced arc lamp for HiWatt 2 ballast

10KW 25 inch arc length Visible (420nm) lamp - UV4446

10KW Visible enhanced arc lamp (420nm peak) for HiWatt 2 ballast

19.2KW 48" arc length UVA lamp - UV4339

19.2KW UVA enhanced arc lamp for HiWatt 2 ballast

19.2KW 48 inch arc length UVB lamp - UV4918

19.2KW UVB enhanced arc lamp for HiWatt 2 ballast

19.2KW 48 inch arc length Visible (420nm) lamp - UV4447

19.2KW Visible enhanced arc lamp (420nm peak) for HiWatt 2 ballast

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