Lind Electronics, Inc.
Lind Electronics, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of power adapters, auxiliary power packs, dual USB adapters, solar charger systems, battery chargers, BB-2590 battery chargers and other laptop accessories designed to meet the needs of mobile power computer users in the military sector.
Established in 1975, Lind Electronics engineers and manufactures power devices available for most leading brands of laptop and notebook computers. Lind Electronics is a direct support OEM supplier for leading mobile computer manufacturers including Panasonic, Dell, Motion Computer, General Dynamics/Itronix, Trimble and others.
Lind Electronics provides standard and custom rugged portable and specialized cable solutions to all military branches. Lind offers AC/DC and DC/DC military spec products and solar charger solutions that are designed to meet various military power and environment requirements. Custom mobile power and specialized cabling solutions may be engineered and manufactured for specific military applications.
Located in Minneapolis, MN, Lind’s Engineering, Sales and Manufacturing & Production teams are dedicated to solve your mobile power needs for military applications.
Auto/Air Power Adapters
Lind’s Auto/Air Power Adapters are designed to accept input voltages from 11-16 volt DC or 12-32 volt DC (depending on model) from automobiles, military vehicles or batteries.
Output voltages and connectors are available to power nearly all laptop computers currently in use.
Custom input and output characteristics can be programmed into the adapters for special applications. Special connector, packaging and mounting configurations are available.
90-Watt Rugged AC/DC Combo Adapter
The Lind 90-watt Rugged AC/DC Combo Adapter simultaneously powers and charges laptops and other devices using either an AC or DC power source. The adapter’s computer specific design eliminates the need for multiple tips to power and charge a laptop.
The 90-watt Rugged AC/DC Combo Adapter has safety circuitry that protects sensitive devices. The adapter is housed in a rugged aluminum extrusion for added durability.
The adapter is epoxy sealed to protect against shock, moisture and high humidity.
The 90-watt Rugged AC/DC Combo Adapter is RoHS and WEEE certified.
Lind Mil-Std Power Adapter
The Lind MIL-STD Laptop Power Adapters offer a rugged design for meeting MIL-STD461E, MIL-STD1275D and MIL-STD810F electrical and environmental standards.
The MIL-STD Laptop Power Adapters provide continuous rated power output and are available for most laptop models. These adapters offer an 11 - 32 VDC input power range and are epoxy sealed in an aluminum extrusion to withstand the harshest military environments. Input power is provided via a NATO Slave connector, BA-5590 battery, cigarette lighter input cable or other specific connection.
Lind’s MIL-STD Laptop Power Adapters come available in standard cable lengths, or custom cable lengths may be made to order upon request.
Rugged Dual USB Adapter
The Lind Rugged Dual USB Adapter has interchangeable input connectors designed to attach to multiple power sources, including:
- NATO Slave connector for NATO Slave port in military HUMVEE
- Military battery connector for -xx90 military batteries
- Cigarette lighter connector for vehicles using 12-32VDC
The Rugged Dual USB Adapter powers and charges mobile phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, and other USB-powered devices using standard USB cables (not included). An aluminum extrusion shields the adapter’s internal components from damage. The adapter’s internal components are epoxy sealed to protect against dust and vibration.
BB-2590 Battery Charger
The Lind BB-2590 Battery Charger is designed to charge a single BB-2590 military battery* (with or without the SMBUS) from any 12 - 32 volt DC input power source.
The BB-2590 Battery Charger is compatible with the BB-2590 military battery and BB-2590 military battery with SMBUS.
The BB-2590 Battery Charger’s velcro strap secures the connector to the battery to ensure a solid connection with the battery contacts.
Other input cable options are available upon request (some options include NATO Slave or solar panel connections).
* NOTE: BB-2590 military battery not included
Military Cables and Connectors
Lind Electronics’ 2590 SMBUS Battery Cables are designed to interface with BB-2590 batteries with or without the SMBUS.
These cables are also compatible with other -xx90 military batteries.
The High Amperage NATO Slave Connector offers lightweight heavy-duty construction and provides easy screwdriver lug wire terminals for cable connections.
Can accept up to 2 AWG copper strand wire. Easy to tighten compression fit wire strain relief connectors.
The Lind NATO Slave Connector plugs into a military Humvee’s NATO slave receptacle. The connector is available in either a fused or non-fused design.
Lind PowerFilmTM Solar Charger
Lind Electronics’ PowerFilm Solar Charger uses a solar panel to charge a customer-supplied BB-2590 battery. The BB-2590 then powers the DC-DC converter to supply the proper voltage to power a laptop or notebook computer. The BB-2590 provides power to the computer in instances when the solar panel cannot deliver the computer’s required operating power.
The PowerFilm Solar Charger consists of a foldable solar panel, charger, cabling and DC-DC converter in one case.