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Penn Elcom Introduces FT80-Q Rack Cooling Unit

Designed to extract air for rack cooling sealed enclosures with a low-noise fan, 28 CFM of air movement, and thermal sensor.

By PSW Staff January 5, 2017

The new FT80-Q cooling unit from Penn Elcom

Penn Elcom has introduced the new FT80-Q cooling unit for active heat management in equipment racks as well as closets and other enclosed environments.

The FT80-Q has been designed to efficiently extract air for rack cooling in sealed enclosures housing 19-inch racks where hot air is not being expelled.

The product comes with a drill template to allow easy installation. The operating low noise specification of just 22.5 dB (0.3 Sone) is perfect for low noise environments like theatres, conference halls, presentation suites, lecture halls, board rooms, and domestic installations.

The 28 CFM (cubic feet of air moved per meter) airflow shifts 47.6 cubic meters per hour at 2000 RPM of the 9-bladed fan, ensuring everything in the space will remain cool and comfortable and suffer less heat fatigue. Measuring just 80mm, the fan is also small enough to be neatly ensconced just about anywhere in or on a cabinet.

It runs at 12V DC, drawing just 200mA, has 2 x DC in / out sockets for power and is supplied complete with a 500mA universal (worldwide) PSU.

A thermal sensor accessory can be plugged in to the temperature sensor socket which is set to start operating at 40 degrees, and will re-set at 30 degrees or minus 2. This is supplied with an acrylic adhesive pad to be positioned in an area where it can detect the ambient temperature of the equipment being cooled.

Once mounted, the r 12V DC PSU needs hooking up via the input socket, and a second fan unit can be daisy-chained and run from the same 500mA power supply using a CRC-LINK cable.

Penn Elcom

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