TRANSIPACK TEST CAGE PSU

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TRANSIPACK TEST CAGE PSU

Post by Lytham2 » Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:54 pm

Hello All,

Does anyone remember the PSU's we used for running gear while in the workshops?

I think it was a transipack test cage power supply.

I have one of these and am looking for the manual/digram for same.

can anyone help . . PLEASE!!

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John Ex Penrith Outstation

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Post by David Rumens » Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:42 pm

Hi John,

Yes you are correct the bench PSU used in the 1970's was the transipack. Before that we had a set-up not un-like a UPS were a large battery was used to supplied the power and its charge rate (using an integral mains charger) was regulated against the power demand. It was all housed in a large grey metal box with two meters on the front, I can't remember the maker. The battery vented into the workshop, which was normal practice in those days. No H & S then!

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I've Got One as Well!

Post by Steven Cole » Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:06 pm

Hello John

I have asked a couple of people at Arqiva, but no luck so far. My unit is engraved "Test Cage Power Supply Type 306/15, made by Industrial Instruments Ltd, Bromley" I am aware that some of the ex-Weyhill Maintenance Unit people periodically look at the site, maybe one of them has a copy of the manual.

Did you get anywhere with the link I passed to you?

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Post by Lytham2 » Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:10 pm

Hello Steven

Thanks for that.

Yes, Id already seen that site and sort of ignored it!, but I've emailed that address anyway
Many Thanks
John
Ex WT Penrith & N.A.M.U. Kippax
Took the "plunge" in '90 and left the service, under the offer of "Big" dosh !!

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Post by Lytham2 » Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:12 pm

P.S.

Yes, Mine has the same marking too. but judging by the weight . . .. . . .
id have thought it capiable of a lot more than 15A !!
JB
Ex WT Penrith & N.A.M.U. Kippax
Took the "plunge" in '90 and left the service, under the offer of "Big" dosh !!

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Transipack Test Cage PSU

Post by Mike Phillips » Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:44 pm

I have been sorting out my workshop and have found an Operating Manual with circuit diagram for the Transipack Type 306/15 PSU. Do you still want a copy?

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Re: Transipack Test Cage PSU

Post by Lytham2 » Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:03 pm

Mike Phillips wrote:I have been sorting out my workshop and have found an Operating Manual with circuit diagram for the Transipack Type 306/15 PSU. Do you still want a copy?

Mike Phillips
Hello Mike,

Love a Copy Please . . . let me know cost please, then I can reimburse you

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Transipack

Post by Mike Phillips » Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:09 pm

I will get a photocopy tomorrow and post it to you if you can let me have an address please.

Mike

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