Vicor shrinks 150-watt power supply

Engineers at Vicor Corp. of Andover, Mass., are offering a new micro-size 150-watt DC-DC converter module in a package measuring 2.28 by 1.45 by 0.5 inches - a substantial reduction in the size of previous devices in the same class - that accepts a nominal input voltage of 48 volts DC and provides 12 volts output with 86 percent efficiency. The converter is designed for high performance in a small package, and has an input range of 36 to 75 volts, an output programmable from 1.25 to 13.2 volts,

Feb 1st, 1997

Engineers at Vicor Corp. of Andover, Mass., are offering a new micro-size 150-watt DC-DC converter module in a package measuring 2.28 by 1.45 by 0.5 inches - a substantial reduction in the size of previous devices in the same class - that accepts a nominal input voltage of 48 volts DC and provides 12 volts output with 86 percent efficiency. The converter is designed for high performance in a small package, and has an input range of 36 to 75 volts, an output programmable from 1.25 to 13.2 volts, and a power density of 90 watts per cubic inch. Its baseplate operating temperature is 100 degrees Celsius at 150 watts. For more information, contact Vicor at 508-749-3396, or on the World Wide Web at http://www.vicr.com. - J.K.

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