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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
PackageInput
Voltage Range
 Output Voltage
3.3V5V12V13.8V15V24V28V36V48V
24V3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

18 – 36V180W320W320W320W320W320W320W
28V3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

16 – 50V120W180W320W320W320W320W320W
30V3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

9 – 50V80W80W160W160W160W160W160W
42V3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

9 – 75V80W80W80W80W80W
48V3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

36 – 75V160W320W320W320W320W320W320W
100V3623 ChiP

(1.5 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

43 – 154V80W120W240W240W240W240W240W
270V4623 ChiP

(1.8 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

160 – 420V150W250W500W500W500W500W500W
275V4623 ChiP

(1.8 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

120 – 420V110W190W375W375W375W375W375W
300V4623 ChiP

(1.8 x 0.8 x 0.2in)

180/200 – 420V400W500W/

600W

600W500W500W

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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