In response to the increasing interest in 400V within their industries, datacenter and telecom leaders Anderson Power Products, Emerson Network Power, IBM, Universal Electric, and Vicor demonstrated a 400V DC ecosystem during Intelec, Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, in Vancouver.
For more details see the article “Telecom/Datacom 48V: Have no fear; 400V is here” on EDN. The following are some examples of 400V DC in telecom and datacom applications from various suppliers and from the Intelec 2014 conference.
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Click on the slideshow image below to see photos that might give you a feel for 400V DC applications: