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DC/DC converters have ultra-wide input range for railway

DC/DC converters have ultra-wide input range for railway
Flex Power Modules announces the PKM7500W and PKM7100W, two new series of quarter-brick modules for powering railway rolling stock equipment. The 50W PKM7500W offers an extremely wide input voltage range of 12V to 160V, while the 100W PKM7100W has an input range of 14V to 160V.
21st November 2019

Quarter bricks modules have universal train appeal

Quarter bricks modules have universal train appeal
  DC/DC converters from Flex Power Modules have a wide input range (12/14V to 160V) for railway rolling stock. The fully encapsulated PKM7500W and PKM7100W have I/O protection to prevent damage to converters and powered devices, adds the company.
20th November 2019

High power density 15A/50W output digital PoL regulator

High power density 15A/50W output digital PoL regulator
Flex Power Modules announces the BMR4615001/001, a new variant of its popular BMR461 series of digital point-of-load (PoL) regulators. The new module provides up to 15A/50W at an adjustable output voltage of 0.6 to 3.3V, which equates to a 25% higher current and power delivery at 3.3V than the previous 12A maximum for that voltage. The input voltage range of the device is 4.5 to 14V.
8th November 2019


Cost-efficient ultra-miniature PoL regulators

Cost-efficient ultra-miniature PoL regulators
Flex Power Modules introduces the PMU8000 series of Point-of-Load (PoL) converters, providing a good price/performance ratio in a compact, low-profile package. The new regulators offer high efficiency of typically 95.3 % (at half load) and high thermal performance, meaning they can be used in harsh conditions.
8th October 2019

Active current sharing DC/DC converter for Datacom applications

Active current sharing DC/DC converter for Datacom applications
Flex Power Modules has introduced the BMR490 DC/DC converter with active current sharing. The current sharing capability enables two or more converters to be used in parallel for demanding Datacom applications, thus delivering higher power on a single rail and improving redundancy.
26th September 2019

Encapsulated sixteenth-brick DC/DC converters for industrial applications

Encapsulated sixteenth-brick DC/DC converters for industrial applications
A new series of DC/DC power modules has been introduced by Flex Power Modules, with the PKU-S series, for the industrial/railway and telecom sectors, which aim to provide highly reliable, high performance and rugged DC/DC solutions. The modules are housed in the industry-standard sixteenth-brick form factor (35.3x25x10.4mm), with sealed and encapsulated packaging.
28th May 2019

Efficient industrial DC/DC converter range expanded

Efficient industrial DC/DC converter range expanded
Several new additions to the PKE series of DC/DC power converter modules have been introduced by Flex Power Modules, for the industrial, test equipment and telecom sectors. The modules are provided in sealed and encapsulated packaging, to ensure they will work reliably when subjected to dust, moisture, severe vibration and other harsh conditions.
15th May 2019

Ultra wide DC/DC converters for industrial and railway applications

Ultra wide DC/DC converters for industrial and railway applications
Flex Power Modules introduced the PKE-A series of DC-DC power modules for the industrial and railways sectors, broadening its product range to meet increasing demand in these sectors. The modules are provided in sealed and encapsulated packaging, to ensure they will work reliably when subjected to dust, moisture, severe vibration and other harsh conditions.
26th April 2019

Digital PoL regulator for high power density ICT applications

Digital PoL regulator for high power density ICT applications
Flex Power Modules has introduced the BMR469 family, a digital Point-of-Load (PoL) regulator that is suitable for high current ICT applications. The BMR469 delivers high power density, up to 160A per square inch, which saves valuable board space. Two variants with different output currents are available, both in compact packages.
20th March 2019

DC/DC converter in quarter-brick format

DC/DC converter in quarter-brick format
The launch of the BMR490, a non-isolated digital IBC (Intermediate Bus Converter) DC/DC converter with an output power of 1,300W in the quarter-brick form factor, has been announced by Flex Power Modules. The new converter combines very high power density with excellent thermal performance in a price-sensitive design, making it ideal for demanding applications such as data centres.
12th March 2019

DC/DC converter in a sixteenth-brick footprint

DC/DC converter in a sixteenth-brick footprint
A DC/DC converter in the sixteenth-brick form factor that can provide output power up to 260W, at an output voltage of 10.4V has been introduced by Flex Power Modules, with the PKU4217D. It claims to be the world’s smallest converter available in the market that can deliver this level of power.
5th February 2019

DC/DC converters for high-volume microwave applications

DC/DC converters for high-volume microwave applications
Two new isolated DC/DC converters, the PKU4611A and PKU4617A, have been introduced by Flex Power Modules in the sixteenth-brick form factor. The new converters are ideal for low-power radio frequency power amplifier (RFPA) requirements within small cell radios and microwave applications. They offer a wide output trim range, which is optimised for the needs of low-power radio designs that require a five to seven volt supply.
23rd January 2019

System designer adds thermal simulation to cut time to market

System designer adds thermal simulation to cut time to market
A major upgrade has been introduced by Flex Power Modules, for its Flex Power Designer software for digital power system design, adding thermal simulation capabilities. The new features will enable designers to reduce development time, helping cut time to market, and to minimise the risk of weaknesses in their power system design.
16th January 2019

Meeting rising demand in industrial and railways sectors

Meeting rising demand in industrial and railways sectors
New DC/DC power modules for the industrial and railways sectors are being introduced by Flex Power Modules, broadening its product range to meet increasing demand in these sectors, as well as providing additional versions of existing products, with different input/output voltage ranges. The modules are provided in sealed and encapsulated packaging, so that they will work reliably when subjected to other harsh conditions.
10th January 2019

Isolated DC/DC converter targets digital conversion

Isolated DC/DC converter targets digital conversion
  Having identified the demand for digital conversion with the need for higher energy efficiency in data centre and cloud computing infrastructure, Flex Power Modules has introduced its 48V-to-Load Direct Conversion technology.
19th November 2018

700W DC/DC converters to power RFPA applications in LDMOS or GaN

700W DC/DC converters to power RFPA applications in LDMOS or GaN
Flex Power Modules has announced the release of the PKJ4000 series of DC/DC converters primarily targeting radio frequency power amplifier (RFPA) applications within the telecom market segment. The PKJ4000 series delivers 28VDC or 50VDC at up to 700W of power from an input voltage range of 36V to 75V. Packaged in the industry-standard half-brick format measuring 2.40 x 2.28 x 0.50in (61 x 57.9 x 12.7mm), the PKJ4000 achieves a power density of more than 255W/in3.
4th September 2018

Advanced bus converter series expanded with 1,300W version

Advanced bus converter series expanded with 1,300W version
It has been announced by Flex Power Modules that they have an addition to the BMR480 DC/DC advanced bus converter series for high end and high power applications, with the BMR48001x6/005, which delivers 12VDC at up to 1,300W of power and 108.3A. 
11th July 2018

Alliance brings greater customer choice in 48V direct DC/DC conversion

Alliance brings greater customer choice in 48V direct DC/DC conversion
In this article, Flex explores the benefits to customers of the new alliance’s existence, including the specifications that define compatibility and the benefits of 48V direct conversion in efficiency-sensitive applications such as data centres. Author: Bob Cantrell, Senior Technical Application Engineer, Flex Power Module
3rd July 2018

BGA packaging option for digital point-of-load DC/DC converters

BGA packaging option for digital point-of-load DC/DC converters
Flex Power Modules has announced that its BMR466 and BMR461 digital Point-Of-Load (POL) DC/DC power modules are now available to customers with BGA (Ball Grid Array) packaging, as well as in their original compact LGA (Land Grid Array) package. Both modules target deployment in distributed power and intermediate bus voltage architectures within the ICT (Information and Communication Technology), telecom and industrial sectors.
23rd May 2018

Power alliance anticipates increase in 48V demand

Power alliance anticipates increase in 48V demand
  An alliance formed by Artesyn Embedded Technologies, Bel Power Solutions, Flex and STMicroelectronics defines an industry standard for 48Vin to low voltage, high current DC/DC applications. Demand for such conversion is expected to increase as internet data traffic increases with the advent of increased automation in the home and at work, as well as the data traffic required for autonomous vehicles, says Flex.
6th April 2018


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