Farnell adds Sorensen power supplies to further expand leading test range

Sorensen’s power supply portfolio includes DC programmable, benchtop, linear and modular power supplies from 30W to 150kW

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Farnell, the Development Distributor, announces the addition of Sorensen, the premier DC programmable power supply brand from Ametek, to its extensive range of power supplies.

Sorensen is the leader in the design and manufacture of precision, programmable power supplies for research and design, test and measurement, process control, power bus simulation and power conditioning applications across a wide array of industrial segments. Its portfolio comprises of benchtop, modular and rack-mounted industrial power subsystems, including DC programmable, DC linear, DC benchtop and DC modular power supplies. Each offers outputs from 30W to 150kW, output voltages range from 5V to 1,000V and output currents from 1A to 8,000A.

Key products in the Sorensen range, now available from Farnell, include:

  • The DLM600 375–600W half rack programmable DC power supply series: this series provides a highly stable, continuously variable output voltage and current for a broad range of applications. Features include remote control, analogue programming, LXI Compliant Ethernet LAN / RS-232C, IEEE-488.2 / RS-232C.
  • The DCS 1–3kW general purpose power supply series: the DCS series uses unique packaging techniques to achieve continuous full output power. The highly reliable power platform can be controlled remotely with high programming resolution. Other features include an Ethernet interface, constant voltage and current mode, remote sensing, analog control and monitoring.
  • The XG 1500-1700W 1U programmable DC power supply series: offers industry-leading power density for test, production, lab, OEM and quality assurance applications. The XG series features Standard Digital and Isolated analog interfaces, universal AC input with power factor correction, built-in sequencing, programmable fold-back protection delay and “Green” Sleep Mode.

James McGregor, Global Head of Test and Tools at Farnell said: “We are very pleased to add Sorensen to our power supply portfolio, further strengthening our already leading range in this sector. Sorensen is renowned for their comprehensive range, from benchtop and modular power supplies to rack-mounted industrial power subsystems, and we are delighted to be the only high service distributor in EMEA to be selling their great range. We continue to expand our product and service offering, with leading brands such as Sorensen, to ensure our customers are fully supported with all their design, test and production needs."

The Sorensen range extends Farnell’s market-leading power supply portfolio. Farnell’s broad product range and holistic support services ensure customers can fulfil all of their test and measurement requirements. Customers can also benefit from 24/5 technical support and direct access to test and measurement specialists as part of Farnell’s commitment to support engineers at every level.

Sorensen programmable power supplies are available from Farnell in EMEA and element14 in APAC.


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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