METHODS AND APPARATUS TO CONTROL AN OUTPUT OF A SWITCHED MODE POWER SUPPLY IN A SERVICE PACK

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16513133

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Methods and apparatus to control an output of a switched-mode power supply in a service pack are disclosed. An example power system includes: an engine; a generator configured to generate electrical power from mechanical power delivered by the engine; a switched-mode power supply, comprising an inverter, configured to convert the electrical power from the generator to output power, the output power comprising at least one of welding-type power or battery charging power; a user input device configured to receive an input selecting at least one of a first mode representative of a first welding-type process or a second mode representative of a first battery charging mode; and control circuitry configured to: when the first mode is selected, control the switched-mode power supply to output welding-type power; and when the second mode is selected, control the switched-mode power supply to output battery charging power.

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ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC155 HARLEM AVENUE GLENVIEW IL 60025

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Joyce, Richard Appleton, US 4 14
Smith, Alan F Fremont, US 9 97

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