Technologies this week announced its Integrated Back-up Battery System (IBBS),
a self-contained system providing back-up electrical power for today’s
TCW Technologies said its IBBS provides
the homebuilt aircraft builder a pre-engineered solution to back-up
power requirements in a simple, easy-to-install package.
The company said its IBBS provides, in a
single enclosure, a re-chargeable battery, a smart charging system and
an automatic transfer switch for conditioned back-up power supporting
systems such as EFIS, GPS, Autopilots, and Electronic Ignition systems.
No other contactors, relays, diodes or
other field-assembled components are required. The system provides more
than an hour of back-up run time for typical EFIS or GPS systems, and
additionally allows for critical systems to be fully operational before
and during engine cranking.
The IBBS provides four amp-hours’ of
power in a form factor weighing only 2.5 pounds, saving more than half
the weight of a comparable lead-acid battery solution, according to the
The IBBS is available for immediate
shipment via the company’s website, www.tcwtech.com,
and the company’s distributors.
For more information, stop by the company’s
booth, number 4095, in Hangar D.