element14 and MEAN WELL partner to offer power supply solutions


element14 has announced a direct partnership with MEAN WELL, a leading manufacturer of power supplies. The collaboration will enable element14 to deliver an extensive range of power supply solutions to its customers, designed to meet their specific needs.

MEAN WELL is known for their high-quality, reliable, and efficient power supplies that are suitable for a wide range of industries, including industrial automation, telecommunications, medical equipment, and LED lighting.

element14 customers can now purchase MEAN WELL's extensive range of power supplies, which includes DC-DC Converters, AC/DC Converters, DIN Rail Mount Converters, Enclosed Output Converters, LED drivers, and more.

Coleman Liu, General Manager, MEAN WELL Europe said: “element14 is known for its excellence in introducing new products to market, servicing engineering community, and outstanding logistics processes. We are pleased with the debut of this direct relationship and look forward to making MEAN WELL products even more accessible to the hands of engineers developing innovative solutions.”

Dave Beck, element14 Director, EMECH & Passives said: “element14 has a commitment to adding value for our customers and with this partnership, they can now enjoy greater product choice and access to the latest products from MEAN WELL.”

The most popular product families from MEAN WELL include:

  • SLD-150 series: Ultra slim and low-profile LED driver, SLD series is suitable for signage and decoration lighting application. It features a class II/2 (plastic housing) and insulated design, as well as SELV and isolated circuit design for additional safety. The SLD Series is available in 12V/24V and 56V output models and has a wide adjustable range current and constant power design, making it easy to find the right driver for your specific needs.
  • HDR-30 series:  It is an economical ultra slim 15-36W DIN power supply. The body is designed with 35mm body width, which allows space saving inside the cabinets. Suitable for household applications, it comes with plastic housing designed to prevent electric hazards.
  •  IRM-20 series: The IRM-20 series stands out with its universal input range of 86 to 305VAC, compact PCB board size, Class B & Class II compliance, full potting for vibration resistance, and high efficiency with remarkably low no-load consumption.

Customers can explore the entire MEAN WELL portfolio from Farnell in EMEA, Newark in North America and element14 in APAC.


About us

Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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