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Dec 06

For Immediate Release – up to 120W 9-36 or 18-72Vin 8th Brick DC-DC Converters

Semiconductor Circuits Press Release

For Immediate Release

1.2, 1.8, 2.5, 3.3, 5, 12, 15, 24 & 48 VDC expanded line of
4:1 Input High Performance 8th Brick DC-DC Converters

CPE Series Bus ConverterAtkinson, NH – December 6, 2017 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. expands it’s line of 4:1 input (9-36, 18-72, 40-160 Vin) “Cool Power Technologies” wide input range 8th brick DC-DC converters designed for use in industrial, test, telecom/communications, networking, data-processing, railway, military, medical and aerospace applications. These high efficiency modules can directly replace larger quarter brick modules saving space and cost (identical pin out and functionality.) These converters feature an industry standard 9-36Vdc or 18-72Vdc (24 or 48Vdc nominal) input voltage ranges and have outputs trimmable +/- 10%. The modules have a typical full load efficiency of 92% which allows for use over a wide ambient temperature range with minimal derating. The open frame design is also available with an optional baseplate for those applications where conduction cooling is required or preferred. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards.

These modules meet EN 60950 basic insulation requirements and are UL94 V-0 flammability rated. The modules comply with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation and 2X nominal input voltage transient capability.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO and remote sense. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

The modules feature a standard 8th brick pinout and dimensions of 2.3” L x 0.9” W x 0.404″ Tall (58.4mm x 22.9mm x 10.2mm.) A baseplate version is available for conduction cooling applications with an industry standard height of 0.50″ (12.7mm.)

A product brief and technical datasheets are 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 and power levels 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 50 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 14

For Immediate Release – up to 168W 8th Brick DC-DC Converters for Power Amplifier Applications

Semiconductor Circuits Press Release

For Immediate Release

24V, 6A; 28V 6A & 30V, 4.65A 2:1 Input High Performance
8th Brick DC-DC Converters for Power Amplifier Applications

CPE Series Bus ConverterAtkinson, NH – September 14, 2017 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPE6D24, CPE6R24 and CPE5R48 “Cool Power Technologies” wide input range 8th brick DC-DC converters designed for use in power radio and other applications where it is intended to directly replace larger quarter bricks modules (identical pin out and functionality.) The converter features an industry standard 18-36Vdc or 36-72Vdc (24 or 48Vdc nominal) input voltage ranges and have outputs trimmable from 21-34Vdc (model dependent – see datasheet.) The modules have a typical full load efficiency of 93% which allows for use over a wide ambient temperature range with minimal derating. The open frame design is also available with an optional baseplate for those applications where conduction cooling is required or preferred. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards.

The CPE6D24, CPE6R24 and CPE5R48 meet EN 60950 basic insulation requirements and is UL94 V-0 flammability rated. The modules comply with all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation and 2X nominal input voltage transient capability.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO and remote sense. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options are available.

The modules feature 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 11.8mm (0.465”) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components. A baseplate version is available for conduction cooling applications with an industry standard height of 0.50″.

A product brief and technical datasheets are 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 50 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

Jan 05

100W 16th Brick DC-DC Converters Now Available with Baseplate Heat Spreader

For Immediate Release

Up to 100W 16th Brick

DC-DC Converters w/Baseplates

CPT SeriesAtkinson, NH – January 4, 2017 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. increases usable power in it’s “Cool Power Technologies” wide input range 16th brick DC-DC converter series. These open frame modules can now be ordered with a baseplate heat spreader to provide up to 100W of usable output power @ output voltages of 2.5, 3.3, 5.0, 12 and now 24Vdc – ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. These modules are compliant with DOSA 16th brick footprint and interface standards. These converters have a wide input voltage ranges of 2:1 input up to 100 Watts & 4:1 inputs up to 50 Watts (up to 75W coming – inquire through sales) & provide 2250 VDC input to output isolation.

The CPT series meets UL/EN 60950 safety standard requirements and is UL94 V-0 flammability rated. All modules are ROHS II and REACH compliant. The modules also meet all of the typical industry requirements including no load operation, 2X nominal input voltage transient and pre-biased load startup.

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

The modules feature a standard 16th brick pinout with dimensions of 1.3” L x 0.9” W (33.02mm x 22.86mm.) They have a maximum height of 0.374″ (9.5mm) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components. Baseplate modules offer a standard 0.500″ inch height [12.7mm] for interfacing with heat spreader/chassis surfaces. A heatsink can be attached to the module using optional M3 threaded holes in baseplate.

A product brief and technical datasheets are 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

 

May 02

For Immediate Release – 200W 8th Brick DC-DC for Bus Converter Applications

Semiconductor Circuits Press Release

For Immediate Release

12V, 16.7A 38-60Vin Input High Performance
8th Brick DC-DC Converter for Bus Converter Applications

CPE Series Bus ConverterAtkinson, NH – May 2, 2016 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPE17B50 “Cool Power Technologies” 12V, 16.7A wide input range 8th brick DC-DC converter. This compact part is designed for use in Bus Converter applications and is intended to directly replace larger quarter bricks modules (identical pin out and functionality.) The converter features a 38-60Vdc (48Vdc nominal) input voltage and has a 12Vdc output rated at 200W. The output has an trim range of +/- 10%. The converter has a full load efficiency of 94% which allows for use over a wide ambient temperature range (w/derating.) The open frame design is also available with an optional baseplate for those applications where conduction cooling is required or preferred. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards.

The CPE17B50 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 and 80V/100mS input voltage transient.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO and remote sense. 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 11.8mm (0.465”) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components. A baseplate version is available for conduction cooling applications with an industry standard height of 0.50″.

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

Sep 23

For Immediate Release – 140W 8th Brick DC-DC for Power Amplifier Applications

Semiconductor Circuits Press Release

For Immediate Release

30V, 4.65A 2:1 Input High Performance
8th Brick DC-DC Converter for Power Amplifier Applications

CPE Series Bus ConverterAtkinson, NH – September 22, 2015 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPE5R48 “Cool Power Technologies” 30V, 4.65A wide input range 8th brick DC-DC converter. This compact part is designed for use in power radio applications and is intended to directly replace larger quarter bricks modules (identical pin out and functionality.) The converter features an industry standard 36-72Vdc (48Vdc nominal) input voltage and has a 30Vdc output rated at 140W. The output has an ultra-wide trim range of 21 to 34Vdc which allows for significant flexibility in various power amplifiers designs. The converter has a full load efficiency of 93% which allows for use over a wide ambient temperature range with minimal derating. The open frame design is also available with an optional baseplate for those applications where conduction cooling is required or preferred. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards.

The CPE5R48 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 and 100V/100mS input voltage transient.

Other features include: fixed-frequency operation, auto-restart OVP, OCP & OTP protections, UVLO and remote sense. 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 11.8mm (0.465”) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components. A baseplate version is available for conduction cooling applications with an industry standard height of 0.50″.

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

Jun 26

For Immediate Release – 108W 12V, 9A 4:1 Input 8th Brick DC-DC Converter

 

For Immediate Release

12V, 9A 4:1 Input High Performance
8th Brick DC-DC Converter for Bus Applications

CPE Series Bus ConverterAtkinson, NH – June 26, 2014 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPE9B36 “Cool Power Technologies” 12V, 9A wide input range 8th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 108W of 12V power @ 55C & 200lfm of airflow – ideal for bus converter or distributed power architecture applications. 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 CPE9B36 is a high efficiency module with efficiencies exceeding 92%. 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 and 100V/100mS input voltage transient.

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 11.8mm (0.465”) 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

 

Jun 04

For Immediate Release – up to 100W 2:1 Input 16th Brick DC-DC Converters

For Immediate Release

Up to 100W 2:1 Input

16th Brick DC-DC Converters

CPT 2:1 SeriesAtkinson, NH – July 24, 2015 – Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. expands the power rating of the “Cool Power Technologies” wide input range 16th brick DC-DC converter series. These open frame modules provide up to 100W of output power @ output voltages of 2.5, 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 16th brick footprint and interface standards. These converters have a wide input voltage range of 18 to 36 or 36 to 75 VDC & provide 2250 VDC input to output isolation.

The CPT 2:1 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, 2X nominal 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 modules feature a standard 16th brick pinout with dimensions of 1.3” L x 0.9” W (33.02mm x 22.86mm.) They have a maximum height of 0.404″ (10.3mm) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheets are 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