Category Archive: Press Releases

Oct 22

For Immediate Release – up to 24W 4:1 Input 32nd Brick DC-DC Converters

For Immediate Release

Up to 24W 4:1 Input
32nd Brick DC-DC Converters

CPZ 4:1 SeriesAtkinson, NH – October 22, 2013 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the new “Cool Power Technologies” ultra-wide input range 32nd brick DC-DC converter series. These open frame modules provide up to 24W of output power @ output voltages of 1.8, 3.3, 5.0, and 12Vdc – ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. These modules are compliant with DOSA 32nd brick footprint and interface standards. It has a wide input voltage range of 18 to 72 VDC & provides 1500 VDC input to output isolation.

The CPZ 4:1 input series meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements and is UL94 V-0 flammability rated. The module complies with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation, 100V/100mS input voltage transient and pre-biased load startup.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +/-10% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

The modules feature a standard 32nd brick pinout with dimensions of 0.76” L x 0.92” W (19.3mm x 23.4mm.) It has a maximum height of 0.35″ (8.9mm) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Other output voltages in the 4:1 input series are available upon request. We also welcome quick-turn modifications and custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 45 years (founded in 1966.) Module applications include: industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace. Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc., 14 Industrial Way, Atkinson, NH 03811. 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or sales@dcdc.com

 

Sep 12

For Immediate Release-66W 3.3V, 20A 4:1 Input 8th Brick DC-DC Converter

For Immediate Release

3.3V, 20A (66W) 4:1 Input High Performance
8th Brick DC-DC Converter

CPE SeriesAtkinson, NH – September 12, 2013 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPE20F36 “Cool Power Technologies” 3.3V, 20A ultra-wide input range 8th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 66W of 3.3V power @ 70C & 200lfm of airflow – ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards. It has a wide input voltage range of 18 to 72VDC & provides 2250VDC input to output isolation.

The CPE20F36 is a high efficiency module with efficiencies exceeding 90% from 60% load through full load. It meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements and is UL94 V-0 flammability rated. The module complies with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation, 100V/100mS input voltage transient and pre-biased load startup.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +/-10% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

The module features a standard 8th brick pinout and dimensions of 2.3” L x 0.9” W (58.4mm x 22.9mm.) It has a maximum height of 10.3mm (0.404”) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Other output voltages in the 4:1 input series are available upon request. We also welcome quick-turn modifications and custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 45 years (founded in 1966.) Module applications include: industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace. Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc., 14 Industrial Way, Atkinson, NH 03811. 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or sales@dcdc.com

 

Jun 13

For Immediate Release-66W 3.3V, 20A 2:1 Input 16th Brick DC-DC Converter

For Immediate Release

3.3V, 20A (66W) 2:1 Input High Performance
16th Brick DC-DC Converter

CPZ SeriesAtkinson, NH – June 11, 2012 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPT20F48 “Cool Power Technologies” 3.3V, 20A wide input range 16th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 66W of 3.3V power @ 55C & 200lfm of airflow – ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards. It has a wide input voltage range of 36 to 75VDC & provides 2250VDC input to output isolation.

The CPT20F48 is a high efficiency module with efficiencies exceeding 90% from ½ load through full load. It meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements and is UL94 V-0 flammability rated. The module complies with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation, 100V/100mS input voltage transient and pre-biased load startup.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +10%/-20% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

The module features a standard 16th brick pinout and dimensions of 1.3” L x 0.9” W (33mm x 22.9mm.) It has a maximum height of 9.5mm (0.375”) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Other output voltages in the 2:1 input series are available upon request. We also welcome quick-turn modifications and custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 45 years (founded in 1966.) Module applications include: industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace. Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc., 14 Industrial Way, Atkinson, NH 03811. 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or sales@dcdc.com

 

Other press releases can be found at:

http://www.electronicspecifier.com/DC-and-DC/CPT20F48-33V-20A-66W-21-Input-High-Performance-16th-Brick-DC-DC-Converter.asp

 

http://www.power-eetimes.com/en/3.3-v-20-a-66-w-2-1-input-16th-brick-dc-dc-converter-delivers-high-performance-benefits.html?cmp_id=7&news_id=222904765&vID=44

 

http://www.electronics-eetimes.com/en/3.3-v-20-a-66-w-21-input-16th-brick-dc-dc-converter-delivers-high-performance-benefits.html?cmp_id=7&news_id=222912998

 

http://news.thomasnet.com/fullstory/Sixteenth-Brick-DC-DC-Converter-has-wide-input-high-efficiency-617763

 

http://www.automation.com/content/semiconductor-circuits-inc-introduces-the-cpt20f48-cool-power-technologies-brick-dc-dc-converter

 

http://www.powerpulse.net/story.php?storyID=25929

 

http://www.eetindia.co.in/ART_8800669561_1800008_NP_64ed27f6.HTM

 

http://www.pddnet.com/product-semiconductor-circuits-high-performance-16th-brick-dc-dc-converter-062612/

 

http://www.digchip.com/datasheets/5483663-3-3v-20a-66w-2-1-input.html

May 07

For Immediate Release – 1/32 Brick CPZ5A48

For Immediate Release

30W High Performance

DOSA 32nd Brick DC-DC Converter

CPZ SeriesAtkinson, NH – May 2nd, 2012. Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPZ “Cool Power Technologies” 30W, 1/32nd brick series of DC-DC converters. The product has a DOSA standard 32nd brick footprint that occupies 40% less area than a comparable 16th brick. These modules are ideal for space constrained distributed power and intermediate bus converter applications. The converter is offered in a wide 2:1 input voltage range of 36 – 75VDC. Output voltages of 1.8V @ 12A, 3.3V @ 8A, 5.0V @ 5A & 12V @ 2.5A are standard, with other voltages available upon request.

The high efficiency of the CPZ series module (typ efficiency of 88% – 5V model) allows it to provide full output power @ 75C & 200lfm of airflow. It meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements & provides 1500VDC input to output isolation. The module complies with the typical industry requirements including no load operation and pre-biased load startup. Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +10/-20% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

These units are ideally suited for space constrained applications including net-working and telecommunications, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace equipment.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Our Engineering staff are your special specialists™ for quick-turn modifications or custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 40 years (founded in 1966.)  Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.

 

Press Releases for CPZ can also be found in the following locations:

http://www.electropages.com/2012/05/semiconductor-circuits-dosa-compliant-32nd-brick-dc-dc-converters/

 

http://www.gotopower.net/ind.asp?ind_id=603

 

http://news.thomasnet.com/fullstory/DC-DC-Converter-occupies-1-32-brick-footprint-614851

 

http://www2.electronicproducts.com/30_W_dc_dc_converter_offered_in_DOSA_32nd_brick-article-pspo02_jul2012-html.aspx

 

http://www.ieee-pels.org/industry-news/1179-40w-32nd-brick-dc-dc-converter

 

http://www.digchip.com/datasheets/5439328-101098084910930676112-cool-power-technologies-32nd.html

 

http://technewsgator.com/2012/05/16/30-w-dcdc-converter-offered-in-dosa-32nd-brick/

 

http://www2.eem.com/Semiconductor_Circuits_Inc_Cool_Power_Technlgs.aspx

 

Nov 28

For Immediate Release – CPZ Series

  

 

For Immediate Release

30W High Performance
DOSA 32nd Brick DC-DC Converter

CPZ SeriesAtkinson, NH – May 2nd, 2012. Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPZ “Cool Power Technologies” 30W, 1/32nd brick series of DC-DC converters. The product has a DOSA standard 32nd brick footprint that occupies 40% less area than a comparable 16th brick. These modules are ideal for space constrained distributed power and intermediate bus converter applications. The converter is offered in a wide 2:1 input voltage range of 36 – 75VDC. Output voltages of 1.8V @ 12A, 3.3V @ 8A, 5.0V @ 5A & 12V @ 2.5A are standard, with other voltages available upon request.

The high efficiency of the CPZ series module (typ efficiency of 88% – 5V model) allows it to provide full output power @ 75C & 200lfm of airflow. It meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements & provides 1500VDC input to output isolation. The module complies with the typical industry requirements including no load operation and pre-biased load startup. Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +10/-20% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

These units are ideally suited for space constrained applications including net-working and telecommunications, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace equipment.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Our Engineering staff are your special specialists™ for quick-turn modifications or custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements. 

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 40 years (founded in 1966.)  Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information. 

 

 


 

Nov 02

For Immediate Release – Flex-4

 

For Immediate Release

60A, 4 Programmable Outputs

High Performance DC-DC Converter

 

Atkinson, NH – November 1st, 2011 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the FLEX-4

"Cool Power Technologies" 7-15Vin (4.75 – 5.5Vin versions available), 60A max. non-isolated DC-DC converter with 4 fully programmable outputs. Each of the 4 outputs can be programmed from 0.6V to 5.1V out (up to 80% of Vin if required.) This high efficiency module allows for up to 60A of combined output current – 2 – 20A outputs and 2 – 10A outputs. An additional 5th output (LDO) is programmable to 5V or 3.3V & up to 50mA output current. Output startup/shutdown delay & ramp time allows for fully programmable output sequencing. 2 GPIOs (up to 4 if needed) can be programmed to indicate power good or fault conditions or be used as I/O to enable other output(s) as required. OTP, OVP, UVLO and Current Limit levels are all fully programmable to customer requirements.  

These units are ideally suited for space constrained applications requiring up to 5 voltage rails. Set top boxes, servers, storage, ATE, video processing, game systems, networking and telecommunications equipment are among the many possible applications for this product. The Flex-4 is a high efficiency module with efficiencies exceeding 90% from ½ load through full load. The module complies with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation; and startup into a pre-biased load at startup.

The pick & place capable surface-mount module is 2.60" L x 0.8" W (66.04mm x 20.321mm.) It has a maximum mounted height of 0.365" (9.28mm) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. We also welcome quick-turn modifications and custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements.  

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules in the USA for over 40 years (founded in 1966.) Module applications include: industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace. Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.  

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc., 14 Industrial Way, Atkinson, NH 03811. 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or sales@dcdc.com .

 

 Other Press Releases Can Be Found At:

 

Industrial Equipment News – http://www.ien.com/product/dc-dc-converter/169846

EE Times – http://www.electronics-eetimes.com/en/high-performance-60-a-dc-dc-converter-features-four-programmable-outputs.html?cmp_id=7&news_id=222909887

GotoPower.net – http://www.gotopower.net/ind.asp?ind_id=580

Electronics Bus – http://electronicsbus.com/wiki/60a-high-performance-dc-dc-converter-programmable-outputs/

ECN Mag – http://www.ecnmag.com/product/2011/11/power/SMT-60-A-Converter.aspx

ThomasNet – http://news.thomasnet.com/fullstory/Non-Isolated-DC-DC-Converter-features-4-programmable-outputs-605094

PowerPulse – http://www.powerpulse.net/story.php?storyID=24871

PowerManagement – http://www.powermanagement-europe.com/en/high-performance-60-a-dc-dc-converter-features-four-programmable-outputs.html?cmp_id=7&news_id=222903631

HighBeam – http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-272572398.html

Oct 03

*Now Available* 32nd Brick CPZ Series DCDC Converters

  

 

For Immediate Release

30W High Performance
DOSA 32nd Brick DC-DC Converter

CPZ SeriesAtkinson, NH – May 2nd, 2012. Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPZ “Cool Power Technologies” 30W, 1/32nd brick series of DC-DC converters. The product has a DOSA standard 32nd brick footprint that occupies 40% less area than a comparable 16th brick. These modules are ideal for space constrained distributed power and intermediate bus converter applications. The converter is offered in a wide 2:1 input voltage range of 36 – 75VDC. Output voltages of 1.8V @ 12A, 3.3V @ 8A, 5.0V @ 5A & 12V @ 2.5A are standard, with other voltages available upon request.

The high efficiency of the CPZ series module (typ efficiency of 88% – 5V model) allows it to provide full output power @ 75C & 200lfm of airflow. It meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements & provides 1500VDC input to output isolation. The module complies with the typical industry requirements including no load operation and pre-biased load startup. Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +10/-20% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

These units are ideally suited for space constrained applications including net-working and telecommunications, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace equipment.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Our Engineering staff are your special specialists™ for quick-turn modifications or custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements. 

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 40 years (founded in 1966.)  Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information. 

 

 


 

Sep 29

*Now Available* CPE14BXX DCDC Converter

Full PDF Product Brief with pictures.

Cool Power Technologies™ 8th Brick Series

170W Power
12Vdc, 14A Output

CPE14BXX DCDC Converter

• Input Range:
18 – 36 or 36 – 75Vdc
• Remote shutdown
• 92.5% T ypical E fficiency

The 170 Watt CPE14BXX

high performance DC-DC
converter offers high efficiencies
of 92.5% typical. This
high efficiency allows for no
derating up to 55°C @ 200lfm
airflow. Additional features include
trim & remote sense, remote
on/off control logic (negative
or positive enable) and an
operating temperature range of
-40°C to +85°C (w/ derating.) Unit
conforms to industry standard
eighth brick footprint (DOSA) &
feature set.
Applications
These units are ideally suited for
telecom, data processing and
networking applications including
‘bus’ converter application
where the ample 12V power can
be used to supply multiple pointof-
load low-voltage rails.

Feb 03

For Immediate Release – CPT Series 40W 16th Brick DC-DC Converter

 

  

 

For Immediate Release

40W Ultra Wide Input (18 – 75Vin)
16th Brick DC-DC Converter
 

 

CPT8A36 Semiconducto Circuits Inc. Coolpower Technologies

Atkinson, NH – February 6th, 2012 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPTXX36 “Cool Power Technologies” 40W ultra-wide 18-75V input range 16th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 40W of output power – ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards. It is available in three standard output voltages of 3V3, 5V & 12V.

The high efficiency of the CPTXX36 allows operation over a wide ambient temperature range with minimal derating. The 5V, 8A (CPT8A36N) model has full load efficiencies of 90% @ 48Vin & 91% @ 24Vin which allows full rated power @ 70°C & 100LFM (0.5 m/s) airflow @ 48Vin. It meets EN 60950 basic insulation requirements and is UL94 V-0 flammability rated. This 16th brick is designed to meet Class B conducted emissions per FCC and EN55022 specifications when used with specified external filter. The unit complies with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation; 100V/100mS input voltage transient and pre-biased load startup.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO, remote sense and +/-10% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

The module features a standard 16th brick pinout and dimensions (1.3” L x 0.9” W (30mm x 22.9mm)) & has a maximum height of 9.5mm (0.374”) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at www.dcdc.com & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact sales@dcdc.com or call 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) toll free for OEM pricing and availability. Other output voltages in the 4:1 input series are available upon request. We are your DC-DC specialists and welcome quick-turn modifications and custom configurations to meet our customer’s particular requirements.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC power supplies for over 40 years (founded in 1966.) Module applications include: industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace. Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc., 14 Industrial Way, Atkinson, NH 03811. 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or sales@dcdc.com .
  

 


 

Other press releases for this product can be found at:

 

 

http://www.electropages.com/2012/02/semiconductor-circuits-ultra-wide-input-40w-16th-brick-dc-dc-converter/

 

http://www.electronicspecifier.com/DC-and-DC/CPTXX36-40W-Ultra-Wide-Input-18–75Vin-16th-Brick-DC-DC-Converter.asp

 

http://www.automation.com/content/semiconductor-circuits-introduces-16th-brick-dc-dc-converter

 

http://www.allitwares.com/news-center

 

http://electronicdesign.com/article/power/Ultra-Wide-Input-DC-DC-Generates-40-W-.aspx

 

http://www.powerpulse.net/story.php?storyID=25286

 

http://electronics.zibb.com/profile/semiconductor+circuits+inc./us/new+hampshire/atkinson/03811/26052989

 

http://energy.sourceguides.com/businesses/byGeo/US/byP/dcdc/byB/wholesale/supplier.shtml

 

http://www.gotopower.net/ind.asp?ind_id=610

 

http://news.thomasnet.com/fullstory/DC-DC-Converter-provides-full-40-W-output-power-609513

 

 

 

Oct 28

*Now Available* – CPT5C48 – High Efficiency 15 Vdc Out, 36-75 Vdc In, 1/16 Brick 82.5Watt Converter

 

For Immediate Release

CPT5C48
15 Vdc Out, 36-75 Vdc In
, 1/16 Brick 82.5Watt Converter

The 82.5 Watt CPT5C48 high performance DC-DC converter offers high efficiencies of 93% typical. This high efficiency allows for no derating up to 55°C @ 200lfm airflow. Additional features include trim & remote sense, remote on/off control logic (negative or positive enable) and an operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C (w/ derating.) Unit conforms to industry standard sixteenth brick footprint (DOSA) & feature set.  Applications: These units are ideally suited for telecom, data processing and networking applications including ‘bus’ converter application where the ample 15V power can be used to supply multiple pointof- load low-voltage rails.Semiconductor  Circuits, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing AC/DC & DC-DC modules for over 40 years (founded in 1966.) Module applications include: industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace. Please visit our website at www.dcdc.com for more information.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc., 14 Industrial Way, Atkinson, NH 03811. 1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or sales@dcdc.com .

 

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