Flight proven equipment for medium power com's spacecraft
This Power Control and Distribution Unit (PCDU) has been designed and qualified for a 3-axis stabilized GEO communication platform, with a power capability of up to 2,5 kW EOL on a single power bus.
The PCDU is operating on a Sun Regulated Power Bus. The design of the equipment is modular and allows easy and flexible adaptations to other spacecraft interfaces and power distribution lines. It features the following main functions:
Application is suited for all GEO spacecrafts up to 2, 5 kW power level with in a single power bus. For a higher power satellite platform, a dual power bus configuration, using 2 PCDU' s and 2 batteries, can be selected, allowing main bus power up to 5 kW.
The equipment has been qualified within the AMOS 1 Telecom-satellite Program.