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Vicor Adds Four New DC-DC Converter ChiP Modules to its DCM Family

Vicor announces the launch of its four new DC-DC converter ChiP modules ideal for defence and industrial applications.

The new entries in the extensive DCM family are available in the 3623(36 x 23mm) ChiP (Converter housed in Package) with an unrivaled power density of 1,032W/in3. The new 80W DCM ChiPs, feature a wide-input voltage range of 9V to 75V and are available with nominal output voltages of 12V, 24V, 28V and 48V.

The DCM ChiP is a DC-DC converter module that provides a proven, faster power system design option than alternate discrete solutions. DCMs operate from an unregulated, wide-range input to generate an isolated, regulated DC output. By utilizing a high frequency, zero-voltage switching (ZVS) topology, DCMs consistently deliver high efficiency across their entire input voltage range.

The new DCMs are used broadly across defence and industrial applications where tighter output voltage regulation is required. These applications include UAV, ground vehicle, radar, transportation and industrial controls. The DCM ChiPs are available in M-grade, which can perform at temperatures as low as -55°C.

  New DCM ChiP Family of Parts
Nominal
Input Voltage
Package Input
Voltage Range
  Output Voltage
3.3V 5V 12V 13.8V 15V 24V 28V 36V 48V
24V 3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

18 – 36V 180W 320W 320W 320W 320W 320W 320W
28V 3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

16 – 50V 120W 180W 320W 320W 320W 320W 320W
30V 3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

9 – 50V 80W 80W 160W 160W 160W 160W 160W
42V 3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

9 – 75V 80W 80W 80W 80W 80W
48V 3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

36 – 75V 160W 320W 320W 320W 320W 320W 320W
100V 3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

43 – 154V 80W 120W 240W 240W 240W 240W 240W
270V 4623 ChiP

(1.8 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

160 – 420V 150W 250W 500W 500W 500W 500W 500W
275V 4623 ChiP

(1.8 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

120 – 420V 110W 190W 375W 375W 375W 375W 375W
300V 4623 ChiP

(1.8 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

180/200 – 420V 400W 500W/

600W

600W 500W 500W

Table 1 – Vicor’s DCM Family – Items in green are new DCM ChiPs available in standard and enhanced VOUT regulation. Items in black have been previously announced.

Further information, Vicor’s new DCMs

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