Phihong releases 5W USB adapter for personal electronics



Phihong, a leading supplier of OEM power solutions, has introduced a low-cost, 5W, fixed blade, USB power adapter for personal electronics. Designated the PSA05A, the new USB wall plug adapter is compliant with North American input voltages and has a Level V efficiency compliant output of 5VDC and 1A, which is ideal for charging lithium-ion batteries in small devices with touch screens, including smartphones, tablets, e-readers, GPS and media players. "Phihong is committed to creating innovative, energy-efficient power solutions that meet the demands of today's mobile marketplace," said Keith Hopwood, vice president of Phihong. "In this market, USB charging is now the de facto standard, and our new 5W USB adapter series provides OEMs with highly reliable, energy efficient, and affordable power in our smallest packaging to meet the battery charging needs of a broad range of mobile electronics." Phihong's 5W USB charger is equipped with over-voltage protection, over-current protection and short-circuit protection and has a no-load power draw of less than 0.03W. In addition to Level V efficiency compliance, the wall plug also features a 5-Star standby power rating, as well as safety approvals from UL and cUL. The PSA05A USB adapter measures 2.29" x 1.69" x 0.83" and weighs 3oz. Phihong