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Simplex MicroStar Load Bank (17.5kW)

  • MicroStar
  • MicroStar - Back
  • Multiple MicroStars Mounted on Server Racks
  • MicroStar Shipping Case
45.00 LBS
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Simplex MicroStar Precision Air Heaters (Load Banks) enable comprehensive testing of data center hot aisle/cold aisle cooling systems. The MicroStar is a 19-inch rack mountable device (10U high) that can be easily installed into a wide range of standard server racks. Precision heat generation is possible via the integration of adjustable heat levels (load steps) and adjustable airflow (velocity and CFM).


  • Precision thermal control of heat load, temp rise and airflow via step control and fan speed control.
  • Can be installed in standard 19-inch server rack.
  • Exclusive quarter-turn, key lockable mounting tabs.
  • Adaptor pins for square hole, non-threaded round hole and threaded round hole (#10, #12, M6).
  • Light weight (45 pounds).
  • Automatic overload protection: fan reverts to higher speed above a preset power level.
  • Over temperature sensor with master disconnect and alarm.
  • Internal fuse protection of heat circuits.
  • Master control of all steps.
  • Remote master control input (24v).
  • All 24v control circuits via internal power supply.
  • Rated up to 17.5kw at 240vAC, single-phase, and connects to the rack power distribution bus via standard C19 plugs.
  • Testing Controls: Master on-off switch, Individual step switches, Fan speed control dial, Fan speed control and high power override (selects higher fan speed above a preset thermal level), "On" green LED, "Overtemperature" red LED (with master control disconnect).


MicroStar Brochure

MicroStar Manual

MicroStar Drawing

Max Capacity:
17.5KW at 240V, 16.1KW at 230V, 13.15KW at 208V
240V, 230V, 208V
Phase / Frequency:
1 Phase / 60Hz
Thermal Steps:
1.25, 1.25, 2.5, 2.5, 2.5, 3.75, 3.75 @240V
Control Power:
24VDC control via internal power supply, fan at load voltage
Solid-state speed control, 400-1520 CFM
10U (17.5 inches)
Fits 19-inch server rack
19 inches
45 lbs.
Limited Warranty:
12 Months

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