OMEGA Power Conditioning

  • Capacitor Bay One
    Capacitor Bay One
    Capacitor Bay One

    Capacitor Bay One

    Capacitor Bay 1 of the OMEGA power conditioning system.

  • Capacitor Bay 1 and Sub-Station
    750 KVA Sub-Station
    Capacitor Bay 1 and Sub-Station

    750 KVA Sub-Station

    Capacitor Bay 1 of the OMEGA power conditioning system showing the dedicated 750 KVA sub-station in the foreground.

  • Checking Stage F PCU
    Power Conditioning Unit Controls
    Checking Stage F PCU

    Power Conditioning Unit Controls

    Checking the controls of a power conditioning unit for the stage F amplifier.

  • Stage F PCU
    Power Conditioning Unit (PCU)
    Stage F PCU

    Power Conditioning Unit (PCU)

    The power conditioning unit (PCU) for a Stage F amplifier contains 16 individual energy storage capacitors.

  • Capacitor Bay
    Capacitor Bay
    Capacitor Bay

    Capacitor Bay

    The 120 disk amplifiers are powered with a 39-MJ capacitor energy storage system.

  • Stage A, B, & C power conditioning unit showing the layout of major components
    Stage A, B, & C Power Conditioning Unit
    Stage A, B, & C power conditioning unit showing the layout of major components

    Stage A, B, & C Power Conditioning Unit

    Stage A, B, & C power conditioning unit showing the layout of major components.

  • Stage D PCU
    Stage D Power Conditioning Unit
    Stage D PCU

    Stage D Power Conditioning Unit

    Stage D power conditioning unit.

  • Rod Amplifier PCU Front Panel
    Rod Amplifier PCU
    Front Panel
    Rod Amplifier PCU Front Panel

    Rod Amplifier PCU Front Panel

    The rod amplifier PCU front panel includes the PCM, power circuit breakers, other external connection points, and PCU status indicators.

  • Capacitor bay diagram of PCU locations
    Capacitor Bay Diagram
    Capacitor bay diagram of PCU locations

    Capacitor Bay Diagram

    Power conditioning units (PCU's) in capacitor bays.

  • Block diagram of a Power Conditioning Unit
    PCU Diagram
    Block diagram of a Power Conditioning Unit

    PCU Diagram

    Block diagram of a Power Conditioning Unit.

  • Cutaway view of PCU energy storage capacitor.
    PCU Energy Storage Capacitor
    Cutaway view of PCU energy storage capacitor.

    PCU Energy Storage Capacitor

    Cutaway view of PCU energy storage capacitor.

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