Caltest Instrument’s PPS AFX Nominated at the Elektra Awards 2017

Elektra Awards 2017 finalistCaltest Instruments’s Pacific Power Source AFX unit has been nominated in the Power System Product of the Year Category. The awards ceremony will take place on 6th December 2017 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.


To see the full list of nominees please visit the Elektra Awards official website


The AFX-Series represents a break-through in solid state power conversion that reduces the size and weight of programmable AC and DC power sources dramatically. Housed in 4U 19″ rack mount chassis, the 3150AFX delivers an astounding 15,000 VA of output power. Made possible by extensive use of advanced digital signal processor control of all internal power stages, the AFX delivers the highest density programmable AC and DC power capability on the market today. Convenient to operate from the front panel keypad or remote interface, the AFX Series models are ideal for AC Power simulation, automated testing, frequency conversion, laboratory, and bench-top power applications.

PPS AFX unit AC/DC power

Standard Features:

  • Three Phase, Split Phase and Single Phase Output Modes
  • AC, DC and AC+DC Output Capability • Constant Power Voltage Range to 300 Vac L-N / 520Vac L-L or 425 Vdc
  • DC, 15 to 1200 Hz Frequency Range
  • Phase Angle Programming
  • Active Three Phase PFC input with Inrush Current Limiting
  • Precise Output Voltage and Load Regulation • Metering of Volts, Current, VA and True Power on all Phases • Standard USB, LAN & RS232 Interfaces • Sine, Square, Triangle, Clipped Sine and Arbitrary Waveforms Selections • Output Transient Programming • 99 Stored Programs with Associated Transients for Static and Dynamic Test Applications • Large Color LCD and Easy Front Panel Menu Driven Operation • Shuttle Allows Easy Slewing of Output Parameters • Unique Sleep Modes Save Energy, Reduces Needless Heat Generation and Extends the Life of the Power Source

Battery Tech Expo – Thursday 15th March 2018


Battery Tech Expo – Thursday 15th March 2018

Come and see Caltest on stand E5


The Battery industry is on the cusp of a power revolution with big technology companies investing heavily in the next generation of battery development and energy storage.

The Battery Tech Expo runs 15th March 2018 at the International Centre, Telford in the West Midlands a major UK hub of the high tech industrial sector and will bring together professionals from across the advanced battery technology

industry. The event will provide a unique opportunity to showcase the latest products, technologies and services covering the Battery Management Systems, EV Battery, Battery Storage, Battery Development/ Discovery, Commercial and Mobile Power Device sectors.Operated by 10four Media, the Battery Tech Expo will provide a unique and additional opportunity for companies within this industry to network with a high quality audience and do business.


  • Battery Cell Development and Energy Systems Storage Engineers
  • CEO / COO / CTO
  • Vice President EV & Hybrid Technology
  • Head of Battery Development
  • Head of Electric Vehicles
  • Head of R&D
  • Head of Electrical Development
  • Chief Engineer of Electric Vehicles
  • Chief Engineer of Hybrids
  • Technical Directors
  • Advanced Vehicle Development Directors
  • Battery Team Leaders
  • Electric Propulsion & Control Systems Managers
  • Lead Battery Engineers
  • Senior Manager Energy Storage
  • Managers of Electric Vehicle Operations & Strategy

From the Following Companies:

  • Battery Manufacturers
  • Power train System Development Companies
  • Advanced Materials Production And Development Companies
  • Battery Tester, Charger And Analyser Development Companies
  • Battery Pack & Vehicle Level Integration Specialists
  • Lightweight Material Suppliers & Manufacturers
  • Battery Management System Manufacturers
  • Charging Infrastructure Companies
  • Battery Recycling Companies
  • Clean Energy Providers
  • Ultra capacitor Manufacturers
  • Research & Development Laboratories
  • Testing & Safety Specialists

Please come and talk to us about any Test and Measurement requirements you may have.


Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2016

9th-11th February 2016 – FIVE Farnborough

Come and see Caltest on Stand B109

The UK’s LARGEST regional manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting exhibition.

  • Thousands of engineering & electronics solutions on your doorstep
  • Full Programme of FREE technical seminars supported by SMS, MAS-SE, Engineering Solutions and Electronics Sourcing.
  • PRE-REGISTER to receive a FREE Show Catalogue (otherwise £10).
  • Ample FREE Parking adjacent to the exhibition hall.


Plan today to attend and see the very latest technology, components, materials, products and services available in the South of England. Technical staff will be on hand to offer specialist advice that will improve your manufacturing processes, component sourcing, materials selection and overall business efficiency – not to mention your bottom line!


Are you looking for Autosport/automotive specialists, electronic components & contract electronics manufacturers, aerospace and defence contractors, packaging & labelling solutions, marine engineering & offshore suppliers or specialist suppliers to the Pharma/Bio sector? Simply follow the sector trails and looks for the industry logos on exhibitor stand facias.


  • Discover NEW local and national suppliers – many exhibiting for the first time
  • Learn from the FREE Technical Seminar Programme
  • See innovations, new products and live demonstrations
  • Resolve your manufacturing issues in one time-efficient visit
  • Bring your plans and technical drawings for an instant response

Electronics Design Show 2015

21st-22nd October 2015 – Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

Come and see Caltest on Stand J16.

The Electronics Design Show offers exhibitors and visitors with a unique opportunity to take part in an event aimed exclusively at electronic design engineers.

With its high-level conference, free workshops and an exhibition demonstrating and promoting cutting edge technology and innovation from market-leading suppliers, it provides UK electronic engineers with all aspects of electronic design under one roof.

Building on the success of previous years, this award-winning event continues to grow and develop thanks to the addition of technology showcase features that offer visitors the chance to see, hear and discuss the latest electronic engineering developments.

Low Carbon Vehicle Show 2015

9th-10th September 2015 – Millbrook Proving Ground

Come and see Caltest on Stand C2

Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event incorporating four keys features:

The UKs Premier Low Carbon Vehicle Event

  • Technology exhibition split over three halls
  • Extensive seminar programme
  • Facilitated networking with the low carbon community
  • Ride & drive of the latest research & development and commercially available vehicles

LCV is run by Cenex, the UK’s first centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies with assistance from Supporting Partners including the Innovate UK, the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, and UK Trade & Investment.

Cenex prides itself on ensuring the decision makers of the UK industry attend the event with all major stakeholders, key manufacturers, supply chain representatives and government officials from the UK present. The event attracts a range of customers (Automotive 21%, Energy & Infrastructure 7%, Government & Local Authority 10%, OEMs 17%, Academia 11%) and senior managers including those at board level [38%] and middle management [27%].

For further information, see the Cenex LCV 2015 website.