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AC/DC medical power supplies offer up to 95% efficiency
The new wide input range, single output PQC series of industrial/medical power supplies has been announced by Murata Power Solutions. Rated at 250W of output power, and packaged in an industry-standard open frame 3x5”, 1U footprint, this high-efficiency design can deliver its full output using convection cooling when operating in temperatures up to 50°C.
Datacomms integrated devices save space and design time
Two data communications (datacomms) devices, the NM485D6S5MC and NMTTLD6S5MC, are isolated and include power outputs in one, compact module, saving space and design time, says Murata Power Solutions.
Data communication devices isolated and include power outputs
Two new low power electrically isolated data communication devices, NM485D6S5MC and NMTTLD6S5MC have been announced by Murata Power Solutions, to provide RS485 or TTL interfaces with isolated power. No external components are needed; a single 5V supply allows function on either side of the isolation boundary. With the combination of isolated data communication and power in a single module, the devices save space and design time.
Helping to improve NFC performance
The latest LQM18JN series of chip inductors from Murata have been developed for near field communication (NFC) applications. The devices can overcome the inherent problems associated with previous NFC designs to offer a better, more consistent performance.
Safety capacitors are X and Y rated for arduous mains duties
Murata is expanding its rated voltage lineup with the introduction of a new series of safety standard certified ceramic capacitors including X1, Y1 and Y2 types. The new AC400V and AC500V rated capacitors have high impulse tolerance and are therefore suitable for use in large-scale equipment where high reliability is needed, such as solar cell generating systems and fully automatic machinery.
DC/DC converter aids industrial 12 & 24 VDC systems
Murata is announcing the third modular DC/DC converter development effort from Murata Power Solutions designed for industrial 12 & 24 VDC systems. The ICF series follows the same design principles to provide an industrial grade, rugged, high-power, baseplate-cooled DC/DC converter.
DC/DC converters power IGBT gate drive circuits
The MGJ6HB (dual), MGJ6FB (triple), and MGJ63P (quad) DC/DC converters from Murata Power Solutions save space and cost while simultaneously powering high-side and low-side gate drive circuits for IGBTs, and Si/SiC MOSFETs in bridge circuits.
Half brick converters with efficient baseplate-cooled power
A development effort for industrial class DC/DC half brick converter modules has been announced by Murata Power Solutions. The ICH series of industrial grade, isolated DC/DC converters provide efficient, baseplate-cooled power from 360-500W from an industry-standard half-brick package measuring 61.0x64.0x13.2mm.
DC/DC converter is optimised for IGBT, SiC and MOSFET drives
Isolated 6W dual output DC/DC converters from Murata Power Solutions are optimised to suit the bipolar voltages required for high-side and low-side IGBT, SiC and MOSFET gate drive applications. The MGJ6 series is available in SIP, DIP and a low profile surface mount package format.
DC/DC converter powers gate drives for optimal efficiency
Suited for driving high and low-side gate circuits such as those using IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs for optimal efficiency, a series of 1W DC/DC converter series has been announced by Murata Power Solutions. The compact MGJ1 series features high isolation characteristics, up to 5.2kVDC, popular nominal output voltage combinations of +15 / -5, +15 / -9 or +19 / -5VDC. The series also offers a choice of +5, +12 or +24VDC input.
Front end power supplies deliver over 35W per cubic inch
Murata Power Solutions has announced the D1U54P-W-1500-12 series of 1,500W power supplies packaged in an industry standard 1U format measuring 54.5x40mm (2.15x1.57"). It has a length of 12.66", the same as the 1,200 and 1,300W power supplies in this family.
Miniature 2W DC/DC converter meets medical safety standards
Murata Power Solutions has announced the MTC2 series of 2W single output, regulated and isolated DC/DC converters. Available with either a 12 or 24VDC 2:1 input voltage range and output voltages of 3.3, 5 or 12VDC, the surface mount MTC2 has a 3kVAC input to output isolation.
Digital thermometer uses NTC thermistor for sensing
Expanding its DMR20 series of round, miniature digital panel meters, Murata Power Solutions announces the DMR20-1-TMP-R-C digital thermometer. Designed to monitor ambient air temperatures from -40 to +105°C (-40 to +221°F) using an NTC thermistor as the sensing element, this meter is packaged in a round polycarbonate housing designed to easily mount in a 30.5mm (1.2") 'oil tight' panel cut out.
3.5/5kW 3-phase AC/DC power supply targets data centres
Murata Power Solutions has announced a highly efficient, 3.5/5kW, three-phase power converter for 230/480VAC systems. The D2U5T-H3-5000-380-HU3C operates from utility-grade, three-phase AC power to deliver 5kW of reliable power to 380V distributed power systems, HVDC data centres and other industrial applications.
DC/DC converters provide more power output in the same space
Comprised of four models with nominal input voltages of +5 or +12VDC and outputs of +5, +12 or +15VDC, the NXE2 series of 2W SMT DC/DC converters have been announced by Murata Power Solutions. Footprint compatible with similar 1 and 2W devices available and measuring just 12.5x4.36x10.41mm, the NXE2 series provides more power output in the same space.
Murata introduces 300W PMBus compliant 1/8th brick
Murata has announced the Murata Power Solutions DBE series of 300W fully regulated digitally controlled DC/DC converters packaged in an industry standard 1/8th brick format. The footprint conforms to the Advanced Bus Converter (ABC) Digital standard as specified by the AMP Group industry collaboration.
Striking a balance between flexibility, performance and cost
Designed to provide a balance between electrical performance, rugged mechanical design and cost, while providing flexibility for power system engineers, Murata Power Solutions has introduced the BPM15 Series of isolated DC-DC power modules, which can deliver 15W of isolated output power from ±5V, ±12V and ±15V outputs.
Determining DC/DC converter requirements for gate drive applications
How to design ‘well-behaved’ high side gate drive circuits, by Paul Lee, Murata Power Solutions. The MGJ series, for example, has options for +15 or +20V. IGBTs and GaN MOSFETS will be fully ‘on’ with 15V drive but typical SiC MOSFETS may need closer to 20V for full enhancement.
Digitally controlled PoL converters are PMBus compatible
Expanding its Okami series of non-isolated PoL DC/DC converters, Murata Power Solutions has announced a range of digitally controlled OKDL products. The OKDL-T/6-W12, OKDL-T/12-W12 and OKDL-T/18-W12, delivering 6, 12 and 18A respectively, are capable of being monitored and configured via PMBus communications.
Regulated converter delivers 54V PoE from a 12V source
Murata announces a regulated converter which is designed to deliver isolated 54V PoE at up to 240W (enough to power 9 PoE devices at 25.5W) from a 12V source. The SPC-54/4.4-L12PG-C compact SIP (Single Inline Package) module was developed to deliver power to Ethernet devices over traditional Cat 5 network cables in accordance with IEEE 802.3 PoE requirements.