You can easily request approval documentation for your MEAN WELL power supply by completing the Approval Document Request Form.
A LED driver is a switch mode power supply that has specifically been designed to power LED lighting.
You really don’t need to pay the best part of $1000 just to get a power supply that can charge a battery, switch over to the battery if the AC fails and trigger an alarm if the battery is getting low.
In some of the MEAN WELL LED driver data sheets you will come across the description “Constant Voltage + Constant Current mode output”, or "Constant Current Mode LED Driver.
Not all MEAN WELL LED drivers are listed on the MEAN WELL Australia website.
Using a fan cooled power supply in a dusty or damp environment has the potential to lead to a premature failure.
You may already know that MEAN WELL has a solid reputation for manufacturing reliable power supplies.
If you are wiring multiple constant current luminaires MEAN WELL has a low-cost solution.
As we have mentioned in previous blog posts, there are many copies of MEAN WELL power supplies being offered for sale in Asia.
Switch mode power supplies incorporate large capacitors in the input stage to keep the ripple voltage low.