HUD EU Low Voltage Power Supply Unit (LVPSU)

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0330
Category: Head-Up Display [HUD]
Object Type: Power Supply/Conditioner
Object Name: HUD EU Low Voltage Power Supply Unit (LVPSU)
Part No: 0A3358 04
Serial No: 1382-07
Manufacturer: Roband Electronics
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): F-16C/D Fighting Falcon 
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
41 
Height (mm):
180 
Depth (mm):
373 
Weight (g):
3,880 
Location: Archive Object Store
Inscription(s):

L.V. Power Supply Unit
PN K0656SOCN7506-00079/B
MFR PN 0A3358 04
Ser No 1382-07
MFR K1286
NSN
Contract F33657-80-C-0326

Notes:

This unit was fitted to the F-16 LANTIRN HUD Electronics Unit.

The Low Voltage Power Supply was a major part of the F-16A/B and C/D Head Up Display systems Electronics Unit and variants of that design. The LVPSU takes in aircraft power at 115V 400Hz and 28VDC and conditions it to the voltages required by the internal electronics typically 5VDC and +/-20VDC. The box locates on the opposite side of the EU coldwall from the Circuit Boards such that heat is conducted into that coldwall and cooling is by means of filtered cold air blown through the wall. There were two suppliers of these Power supplies; the majority was made by Eldec in the USA but a number were second sourced from Roband in the UK. The unit has a large ‘D’ type Cannon connector into the EU and externally the Aircraft connector ‘J2’ and most units also have a Test connector ‘1J5’. A more shallow but wider LVPSU was fitted to the F-16A/B whereas that on the F-16C/D type goes the full height of the EU.

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