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Syrma Designs Air Conditioner Inverter Controller Boards

Dec 20, 2019

San Jose, California, USA – December 19, 2019Syrma SGS Technology, a leader in electronic design and manufacturing services for global OEMs, today launched a line of easily customizable air conditioner inverter controller boards, designed to coincide with increased global demand for green HVAC systems. This new technology offers significant benefits over traditional, fixed-speed air conditioners. Circuit-board microcontrollers enable the inverter to automatically regulate the volume of the BLDC compressor motor, compensating for fluctuating climate conditions, the highest speeds in extremely hot weather to lower speeds in cooler temperatures.

While most of the world craves indoor comfort at economical costs, eco-friendly inverter air conditioners are garnering special attention in India, where recently-enacted energy efficiency regulations mandate the future construction of green buildings, with significantly lower power and water consumption, while the climate of India requires additional topicalization of compressors and other AC components against extreme heat and humidity. With market demand poised to soar, Syrma has leveraged its PCBA design and engineering expertise into the domestic development of cost-effective controller boards, surpassing the quality of imported components.

To fully meet OEM specifications across the aircon market, Syrma offers two variants of inverter controller boards: a high-frequency controller for maximized energy efficiency, and a low-frequency controller, designed for optimized cost competitiveness. Essentially, an air conditioner’s internal thermostat, this automated flexibility reduces normal power consumption by up to 30-50%, while lowering operating noise and limiting daily wear, extending the products’ service life.

“While we’re witnessing a sharp upturn in the global demand for inverter controllers, most of the aircon OEMs we’ve talked to aren’t happy with the quality of boards they’ve received from other global vendors. Common issues revolve around the embedded firmware necessary for the inverters to compensate for changes in ambient temperature. We’ve invested our additional software resources to develop both better boards and firmware, which are universally adaptable to any model of any manufacturer’s air conditioner,” said Sreeram Srinivasan, Syrma’s CEO.

“Our engineering challenge was to analyze the unique heat transfer concepts of an inverter and successfully adapt them into the controller board design. The end result is a versatile line of cost-competitive controller boards which are an ideal choice for OEMs targeting the expanding markets of Asia and beyond,” said Sreedharan NG, Syrma’s VP of Engineering.

About Syrma SGS Technology

Syrma provides global OEMs with electronic manufacturing services (EMS), backed by strong engineering expertise, to reduce risk and costs on product designs and manufacturing. From RFID technology and power electronics to turnkey manufacturing services and custom magnetics, we deliver high-mix, flexible volume products for automotive, computing, industrial, medical, power, and telecom companies. Within the last decade, we’ve helped to design, manufacture, and market more than 200M products worldwide. Syrma is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tandon Group, a technology holding group that has grown multiple technology companies since 1975.

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