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Why don’t we use the same plug socket globally?

Different types of plug socket and the lack of standardisation. As all of us are probably aware the 3 pin plug socket we use in the UK is unfamiliar elsewhere around the globe and in fact isn’t used anywhere else much at all. See map above/ Plugs and sockets started to become available in [...]

By | 2017-09-29T14:54:31+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog|

Is Apple adding wireless power to the iPhone a game changer?

Nikola Tesla - one of the pioneers of wireless power. Unless you have been living under a stone this week you will know that on the latest version of the iPhone that Apple have finally added wireless charging to their phones. They are however late to the party as many others have been [...]

By | 2017-09-15T11:49:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Blog|

Luso are exhibiting at Southern Manufacturing 2016

Luso are exhibiting at Southern Manufacturing 2016 and welcome you to visit them at the Show, Stand no D103. Our team of power experts will be on hand to show you all the latest prodcts from our franchised partners, SynQor, N2Power, Efore ( was ROAL) and Elec&Eltek among others. Pop along and say hello, we [...]

By | 2016-02-02T10:44:34+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Merry Christmas

We wish all our customers and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We close for business at lunchtime on Christmas Eve and will return on 4th January.

By | 2015-12-23T12:12:17+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Blog|

XL500 – Key features of N2Power 500W PSU

KEY FEATURES OF THE XL500 POWER SUPPLY FROM N2POWER 500 WATTS OF POWER IN A 3” X 5” FOOTPRINT PFC > 0.9 92% EFFICIENT UNIVERSAL INPUT, BOTH AC AND DC INCLUDES PROTECTION CIRCUITS FOR: OVER CURRENT OVER VOLTAGE OVER TEMPERATURE SHORT CIRCUIT CAN BE REMOTELY CONTROLLED – ON/OFF DC OK SIGNAL CONVECTION COOLED? WILL OFFER [...]

By | 2015-12-04T10:35:49+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Blog, N2Power|

Come and see SynQor at DSEI

If you are visiting DSEI this week please make time to pop along to the SynQor stand to see their extensive of military grade products. SynQor brings field proven high-efficiency synchronous-rectifier technology to the Military/Aerospace industry with its MilQor ® series of Hi-Rel and Mil-COTS DC-DC & AC-DC converters and filters, as well as our [...]

By | 2015-09-15T07:13:49+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Blog|

Ideal solutions for Professional AV and Broadcast equipment – IBC2015

With IBC on the horizon we thought it would be a good time to look at and review some products from Luso that are ideal for professional broadcast applications. Veetronix's latest range of switches, the 09 series are ideal for anyone looking to integrate a quality switch into their new design at a low cost. [...]

By | 2015-09-10T16:20:03+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Blog, Elec & Eltek, N2Power, SynQor, Veetronix|

Dedicated Module Optimizes PFC Performance of AC-DC Supply Subsystem

Power factor and power factor corrections are increasingly important issues; a dedicated PFC module can provide superior performance than AC-DC supplies having built-in correction, and provide additional features and flexibility. Bryan Reid of Luso Electronics explains Power factor and power factor correction have become major issues for designers who are selecting or using AC-DC supplies [...]

By | 2015-07-23T09:16:49+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Blog, SynQor|

Did you know??? Elec&Eltek were one of the pioneers in wireless power technology?

Wireless inductive charging isn't a new technology by any means as anyone who has an electric toothbrush knows, but using this for powering a range of mobile devices is now beginning to take hold. Back in the early days of handheld PDA's, Elec&Eltek provided custom innovative coils to create the inductive coupling effect. Nowadays they [...]

By | 2015-06-29T13:40:25+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Blog, Elec & Eltek|

Require a low power DC-DC for a medical application?

Without blowing your design budget? We might just have the ideal solution. In a compact 7PIN SIL package the P and P2Series of DC-DC Converters are a sensible choice for a small compact design with a high isolation voltage, they feature the following characteristics: 5.2KVDC Isolation 1W and 2W power rating Single and dual outputs [...]

By | 2015-06-29T13:41:40+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Blog|