Constant Current Regulator

Constant Current Regulator

Thycon Constant Current Regulators are designed to provide high-quality, regulated, single phase power to achieve maximum performance and lifetime of airfield lighting systems.

Remote monitoring
Modem connection enables the MC2 to dial and notify Thycon or a remote user automatically whenever an alarm condition arises.

Thycon’s Service Centre automatically logs data, performs analysis and diagnostics and then alerts our 24-hour staff if further intervention is required.

All MC2 utilisation and incidents found or reported are logged and a full report is provided for each occurrence.

The report highlights remedial actions, cautions and follow up recommendations. Alternatively, the remote user can interrogate the MC2 at will.

Thycon power system monitor
The MC2 monitor offers the user a web-based interactive diagnostic tool and database management system for continuous real-time monitoring of MC2 system utilisations, alarms, events and variables. The database management logs data to your PC’s hard disk for future analysis and display.

MC2 features and benefits

  • True constant current source
  • Continuous, accurate regulation of intensity
  • Microprocessor-based diagnostics and controls
  • Soft-start and intensity transition (extends lamp life)
  • Robust technology
  • Fuseless design
  • Long lamp life
  • Long cable life
  • High efficiency
  • High reliability
  • High availability
  • Substantial system application savings
  • Compact, modular construction
  • Conforms to and exceeds relevant FAA and ICAO standard

Airfield lighting systems consist of large groups of tungsten-halogen lamps that are suitable for high-intensity applications such as:

  • Approach lighting
  • Taxiway lighting
  • Visual approach slope indicators (VASI)
  • Stop bars
  • Runway edge lighting
  • Centre line lighting


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