Ericsson has introduced the world’s first ‘toolbox’ that enables systems architects to optimize power profiles and energy configuration prior to implementation in end equipment. The 3E Design Toolbox includes a set of five modules that can be operated as stand-alone devices or interconnected to mirror complex applications requiring multiple power rails with specific configuration profiles such as sequencing, tracking, and load sharing and distribution. The toolbox also includes the Ericsson 3E software, which, via the USB/PMBus interface, can monitor, configure and control any Ericsson 3E or PMBus-compliant unit connected to the boards.
Each module is furnished with high- and low-signal connectors, local filtering, and low-impedance sockets to host 3E Point-of-Load converters, Advanced Bus Converters and power interface modules. Comprehensive documentation includes user guide, application notes, design notes and various technical papers that can assist systems board designers to optimize the power configuration to reduce energy consumption. The Ericsson 3E Design Toolbox also includes the 3E Software and additional accessories such as the KEP91017 USB-to-PMBus adaptor. Each board can be purchased separately as a stand-alone product.
Ericsson Power Modules