DC / DC
Murata expands the line-up of micro DC-DC converters aimed at small portable devices
Murata today announced additions to its LXDC series of ultra compact DC-DC converters that are aimed at a broad range of mobile consumer electronics such as smartphones. The new devices, comprising the LXDC55B step-down and LXDC44A step-up models complement the existing LXDC2UR and LXDC3EP devices.
High Efficiency 500W DC/DC Converter for Rail and Industrial Applications
Schaefer announces the PRC-500 Series of DC/DC converters that provide 500W of power in a compact, chassis mount package. The PRP-500 Series has versions that meet industrial (EN60950) or rail (EN50155) standards.
Dual output step-up/inverting DC/DC converter for next generation displays
Torex Semiconductor is proud to introduce its latest DC/DC Converter for powering AMOLED display drivers and e-reader display panels. The XC9519 is a dual-output DC/DC converter which can generate both a positive and a negative voltage. The step-up converter circuit compares a built-in reference voltage of 1.0V to the FBP voltage (accuracy ±1.5%) and a positive output voltage can be set freely with the external components up to 18V.
DC/DC Converters for Railway Applications
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announces New DC/DC converters that meet the stringent requirements for mobile and stationary railway applications in accordance to EN50155 standard.
DC power supplies from Finder boost control system reliability
With a host of design features to improve both reliability and efficiency, the 78 Series of switched mode power supplies from Finder gives control system builders a stable and dependable low voltage DC supply. 91% efficient, and drawing only 0.4W in standby, this series of modular, rail mounted DC power supplies comprises 24VDC, 36W; 24VDC 60W and 12VDC, 50W output variants that support universal AC or DC supply ranges, respectively 100-265VAC and 140-370VDC.
New Picor Cool-Power PI3106 isolated DC-DC converters deliver breakthrough density for industrial and military applications
Vicor announces its new Picor Cool-Power PI3106 isolated DC-DC converter, delivering 50W of output power (12V output at 4.2 Amps) in a tightly-integrated 22 x 16.5 x 6.7 mm, surface mount package offering unprecedented power density of 20.4 W/cm3. Combining isolation, voltage transformation and output regulation in a form factor less than half the size of a conventional isolated 1/16th brick and available in a wide 28V military input voltage range (16V to 50V) or narrow range 24V industrial input range (18V to 36V), the Cool-Power PI3106 is ideally suited for ultra-compact system designs where power conversion density is critical.
Synchronous Step-Down Controller Provides True Current Mode Control with Sub Milliohm DCR Sensing
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3866, a current mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that allows the use of very low DC resistance power inductor using a novel DCR sensing architecture that enhances the signal-to-noise ratio of the current sense signal. A power inductor DC resistance of as low as 0.17 milliohms can be used to maximize converter efficiency and increase power density.
Powervation Developing Digital Controller for DDR Memory
Powervation Ltd. announces sampling of PV3201, a new dual phase digital DC/DC controller with SVID interface. PV3201 complies with the Serial VID (SVID) communications protocol of Intel's VR12/VR12.5 specification for Intel-based memory, graphics and similar applications.
40W Ultra Wide Input (18 – 75Vin) 16th Brick DC-DC Converter
Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPTXX36 "Cool Power Technologies" 40W ultra-wide 18-75V input range 16th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 40W of output power - ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards. It is available in three standard output voltages of 3V3, 5V & 12V.
New 15W Dual Output DC-DC Converter
Get smarter with your power by deploying VPT's new dual output 15W DC-DC power converter. With no cross regulation error and super tight line and load regulation, this module is ready to power your next gen system. The DVAB's small size, light weight, and extremely reliable performance make it suited for use in commercial avionics, military avionics, and other critical reliability power systems.
Dual 3A, 2.5MHz, 42V Boost/Inverting DC/DC Converter with Fault Protection
Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8582, a dual independent channel, step-up DC/DC converter with integrated fault protection features for output shorts, input/output overvoltages, and overtemperature conditions. Each channel of the LT8582 uses two integrated 42V switches: a 1.7A master switch and a 1.3A slave switch that can be tied together for a total current limit of 3A.
Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller Delivers Up to 95% Efficiency with 2MHz Operating Frequency
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3839, a high frequency controlled on-time single output dual phase synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that can achieve up to 92% efficiency with a 25A output when operating at 2MHz. The operating frequency is selectable from 200kHz to 2MHz or can be synchronized to an external clock. A low 30ns minimum on-time allows for a high step-down ratio at very high operating frequencies.
ALL PSU introduce new range of encapsulated DC-DC Convertors
ALL PSU have introduced a new range to our extensive series of Encapsulated DC-DC Converters. The new MGFS series are available in either a 15 Watt 1x1 package or a 30 Watts 2 x 1 Package.
Ideal Power 27AB Series High Efficiency DC/DC Converter Family
Based on the Industry Standard 2" x 1" Package and Pin Out this High Efficiency Converter provides 4 different Output Voltages at up to 40W/10A from either a 2:1 or 4:1 DC Input Voltage range. Meeting latest ROHS-6 requirements and utilising a Patented "Coupled Inductor SR" Topology, the low profile six sided metal enclosed converter has an operating temperature of -40C to +110C. Internal heat-spots are eliminated using Patented military grade silicone potting.
Powersolve - 20W DC/DC Converters Feature Highest Power Density
Powersolve just announced the THL-20WI series of DC/DC converters designed to provide 20W from a metal package measuring just 25.4 x 25.4mm with the industry standard pinout. Height off the board is just 10.2mm.
Thermal management for Cool-Power isolated DC-DC converters
Communications and storage equipment designers remain under constant pressure to increase system performance whilst using less board area and smaller form factors. Improved power system density can make a significant contribution to this goal by freeing up board space for system-level features.
24V, 15A Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator with Differential Output Sensing & Clock Synchronization
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3613, a high frequency controlled on-time synchronous step-down DC/DC converter with differential output voltage sensing and clock synchronization. The controlled on-time, valley current mode architecture enables a very fast transient response by increasing its operating frequency during a transient event, allowing the LTC3613 to recover from a large load step in only a few clock cycles.
12 Watt DC-DC-Converters Offer 1:4 Input Range
The IPN12 series DC-DC converters from IBEK feature a 1:4 input that provide an 12W output offering a very high efficiency of up to 85%. The IPN12 family of DC/DC converters is available with single and dual outputs from 3.3 up to +/-15VDC and can accept input voltages from 9 to 36VDC or 18 to 75VDC.
High Efficiency Dual Synchronous Buck Controller Provides Complete DDR Power Solution & Complies with DDR1/DDR2/DDR3 Standards
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3876, a high-efficiency dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that generates the VDDQ supply voltage, the VTT bus termination voltage and the VTTR reference voltage for DDR1/DDR2/DDR3 and future standard memory applications.
Tiny 1.5W Isolated Low Noise DC/DC µModule Converters Include Transformer
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM8047 and LTM8048 1.5W output DC/DC µModule converters with 725VDC galvanic isolation in a 9mm x 11.25mm x 4.92mm BGA (ball grid array) package. All components, including the transformer, control circuitry and power switches are housed in a small enclosed BGA package for superior interconnect reliability in high vibration applications. These compact and reliable products break ground loops in applications such as industrial, avionics and instrumentation equipment.
Agilent Technologies Introduces Triple-Output Power Supplies with Front-Panel Programming that Simplifies Automation Setup
Agilent Technologies Inc. today introduced the U8030 Series of DC power supplies, the only triple-output power supplies in their class with front-panel programming. In benchtop or industrial settings, front-panel analog programming saves time and reduces complexity by allowing the user to set and control key output parameters—without extensive programming knowledge. With this function and many other enhanced capabilities, the U8030 series DC power supplies are suitable for margin tests, burn-in or reliability tests and general electronics manufacturing.
40W High Performance 32nd Brick DC-DC Converter
Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPZ "Cool Power Technologies" 40W, 32nd brick series of DC-DC converters. This pick & place capable surface-mount module uses solder ball pins that allow it to easily conform to large coplanarity deviations. The product is 0.92" L x 0.90" W x 0.374" H (23.37mm x 22.86mm x 9.5mm) in size, thus using 30% less area than a comparable 16th brick. These modules provide a full 40W of power @ 55C & 200lfm of airflow and are ideal for space constrained distributed power / intermediate bus converter applications.
40VIN/OUT, 2A Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter
Linear Technology announces the LTC3115-1, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current from a wide range of power sources from single-cell Li-Ion to 24V/28V industrial rails to 40V automotive inputs. The LTC3115-1's 2.7V to 40V input and output range provides a regulated output with inputs above, below or equal to the regulated output.
MEE3 series of DC/DC converters achieves 50 % power output increase within the same package
Murata Power Solutions has announced the MEE3 series of single output 3 Watt ultra compact DC/DC converters suitable for a wide range of industrial and telecommunications applications. These single-in-line 4 pin packages (SIP4) provide 50% more power than previous 2 W devices using the same industry standard package. In addition, compared to other 3 W converters that traditionally use a dual-in-line 24 pin package (DIP24), the MEE3 series is much smaller resulting in a 200 % increase in power density from 0.9 to 2.68 Watts per cubic cm.
Campbell Collins Introduce New Family of 270V Input DC/DC Converters for Avionic & Military Applications
Campbell Collins Ltd is pleased to announce the release of a family of high input voltage DC/DC Converters targeting Avionic, Aerospace, Military and Missile applications from Gaia Converter of France. The MGDS-75-S series have an input voltage range of 155-480V, making them ideal for 270V applications such as those needing to meet MIL-STD-704E/F requirements, or for use with Power Factor Corrected front end converters such as Gaia's HGMS-350 series.
BOTHHAND provides its customers with high quality DC/DC converters at competitive prices
BOTHHAND DC/DC converters are available in compact packages from 1 watt to 75 watts, and 2:1 wide and 4:1 ultra-wide input ranges. They are also available in single and dual outputs, with remote on/off and output trim options. The converters have high efficiencies of up to 93%, six-sided shielding, fixed frequency operation and short circuit protection as standard.
High Power Density DC-DC Converter Modules With Ultra-Wide 4:1 Input Voltage Range
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announces the Traco Power TEP 150WI series with input filter module. The filter module is now available on standard assembly together with the TEP 150WI DC/DC converter module.
New SynQor DC-DC Converters for Transportation Applications Available from Luso Electronics
Luso Electronics has announced availability of the new SynQor RailQor series of DC-DC converters aimed specifically at the demanding thermal environments of transportation applications. Available in quarter-brick packages, the RailQor converters deliver full power operation without a heatsink at 85°C under no-airflow conditions.
RF6650 Power Management IC
The RF6650 is a pulse-width modulated, voltage-mode controlled DC-DC converter unit designed to supply power to W-CDMA power amplifiers. The output voltage is continuously programmable through the VSET analog input pin.
DC/DC Converters From Powersolve Provide Up To 3W
Powersolve just announced the THL-3WI series of DC/DC converters designed to provide 3W from a package measuring just 23.8 x 13.7mm. Height off the board is just 8mm.
42V, 750mA(IOUT), 2.2MHz Step-Down DC/DC Converter Needs Only 2.5µA Quiescent Current
Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3973, a 750mA, 42V step-down switching regulator with integrated boost and catch diodes. Its Burst Mode operation keeps quiescent current under 2.5µA in no load standby conditions. The LT3973's 4.2V to 42V input voltage range makes it ideal for automotive and industrial applications. Its internal 1.2A switch can deliver up to 750mA of continuous output current to voltages as low as 1.21V. The device's Burst Mode operation offers ultralow quiescent current, making it well suited for applications such as automotive or industrial systems, which demand always-on operation and optimum battery life.
Compact 10 W DC-DC converter meets 3rd edition IEC60601 medical specification for patient connected equipment
XP Power has announced the JHM10 series of board mounted compact isolated 10 W DC/DC converters. Meeting the ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1:2005 / IEC60601-1 3rd edition medical safety standard and having a maximum leakage current of 2uA, the series meets the stringent international regulatory requirements for patient connected medical equipment. The converters have a reinforced input to output insulation at a working voltage of 250VAC and provide an isolation of up to 4,000 VAC for up to 1 minute, and up to 5,000 VAC for up to 10 milliseconds (defibrillator proof) and, as required by the 3rd edition, have two means of patient protection (MOPP). Isolation capacitance is 20 pF.
Summit’s Programmable 10A and 20A Buck Regulators Deliver 96% Efficiency and Advanced Power Management with Integrated MOSFETs and Digital Control
Summit Microelectronics has expanded its family of programmable DC/DC products with the SMB220 and SMB221 integrated 10A and 20A buck regulators . These new products deliver unparalleled integration with built-in MOSFET's, digital programmability and non-volatile configuration.
Powersolve - 150W DC/DC Converter Modules Can Be Chassis or Wall Mounted
Leading power supply specialist Powersolve just announced the TEP-150WI Series of high performance DC/DC converter modules that provide up to 150W output power. An ultra-wide 4:1 input voltage range (9 to 36V or 18 to 75V DC), efficiency levels to 86% typical and selectable output characteristics make the new converters suitable for a wide range of applications.
DC/DC Controller Makes Positive or Negative Regulated Voltages
Linear Technology announces the LT3759, a wide input range DC/DC controller for boost, SEPIC and inverting power supply applications, capable of generating either positive or negative regulated output voltages. The LT3759 has two voltage feedback error amplifiers and reference voltages. One set is for positive output voltages, the other is for negative output voltages, both off a single feedback pin, making the LT3759 a highly versatile DC/DC controller for many types of power supply designs.
iC-DC: fully integrated DC/DC converter for intelligent sensor systems
From just one chip and a variable input voltage of 4 V to 36 V iC-DC generates two stabilized output voltages that can be adjusted between 1.5 V and 5.5 V for the compact voltage supply of industrial sensors and small subsystems. The combination of switching converter plus two back-end linear regulators minimizes the amount of space required for the power pack and achieves a good residual ripple of typically 10 mVpp – ideal for the supply of precision analog circuits.
ZMDI and Murata Power Solutions announce cooperation for smart digital point-of-load solutions
ZMD AG and Murata Power Solutions have announced a cooperation on smart digital point-of-load solutions for power management. Murata Power Solution's single-phase surface-mount power blocks, combined with ZMDI's ZSMP1000 single-phase digital PWM controller for non-isolated DC/DC supplies, enable fast and flexible design of smart digital POL systems. The resulting systems have the high power density required for space-sensitive applications such as servers, storage units and FPGA boards.
Sixteenth-brick low cost 30W DC/DC converter targets embedded datacom applications
Murata Power Solutions announced the availability of the ULS series of open frame, PCB board mount 30 Watt isolated DC/DC converters. With a 2:1 input voltage range of 36 – 75 VDC (48 VDC nominal), these miniature "sixteenth-brick" DOSA compatible converters measuring just 33.27 x 23.11 x 8.13 mm (1.31 x 0.91 x 0.32 inches) are ideal for a wide range of datacom, telecom and industrial applications.
Rutronik presenting the new R0.25S series from RECOM
Rutronik has upgraded its portfolio with the new R0.25S series from RECOM in open frame SMD design with improved efficiency and extended ambient temperature. The compact 0.25W single output converters can be used in many industrial low power applications and are also approved for medical applications.
New Inrush Current Limiter Protects Avionics and Military Power Systems
VPT Inc., announced that it is continuing to expand its product line with a new power protection module, the DVCL Inrush Current Limiter. The DVCL controls potentially damaging inrush current drawn by DC-DC converters, EMI filters, and discrete capacitors during startup. With a power capacity of 200W, users can protect multiple downstream VPT DC-DC converters using a single, lightweight DVCL module.