Dual-output DC-DC power converter for unmanned vehicles, ships, and vehicles introduced by VPT

BLACKSBURG, Va., 15 Nov. 2012. VPT Inc. in Blacksburg, Va., is introducing the VPT5-2800D dual-output DC-DC power converter for unmanned vehicles, ships, armored ground vehicles, and other rugged systems.

The VPT5-2800D delivers as much as 5 Watts from a size of about one square inch It meets several military standards, and features a six-sided metal package.

The power electronics device has an input voltage range of 15 to 50 volts per MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-1275; an input transient voltage of 80 volts for 1 second per MIL-STD-704A; dual outputs of plus-or-minus 5 volts, plus-or-minus 12 volts, and plus-or-minus 15 volts; and operates in temperatures from -55 to 100 degrees Celsius.

The device meets MIL-STD-1275 input voltage range; MIL-STD-704A input voltage requirements; MIL-STD-461C-F when used with a VPTF1 Series EMI filter; DO-160; ISO-9001; DEF STAN 61-5 and DEF STAN 59-411 when used with a VPTc10-28 EMI filter; environmental screening to JESD22, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-883; and J-STD-001, ISO-9001, IPC-A-610 manufacturing.

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