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Non-isolated DC-DC Converter Series Extended With 20A Models

San Diego, CA – May 2016 –

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of 20A versions of the TDK-Lambda i6A product family of non-isolated DC-DC converters. Capable of operating from an even wider input voltage of 9V to 53V, the i6A4W step-down converters deliver an output voltage that can be adjustable from 3.3V to 15V. These additional products allow operation from 48V inputs, and can be used as drop-in replacements for expensive isolated 1/16th converters driving 12V POL devices in medical, communications, industrial and test and measurement equipment.

In the 1/16th brick form factor, measuring 33 x 22.9 x 12.7mm, the converters can also be used in conjunction with single output 12V, 24V, 36V and 48V output AC-DC power supplies to generate additional regulated high current outputs, with or without battery back-up.

With efficiencies of up to 97%, power losses are minimized allowing the products to operate in harsh ambient temperatures of -40oC to +125oC even with low airflow requirements.  The need for external output capacitance is reduced due to an optimized dynamic voltage response, thus reducing board space requirements.

The basic feature models include an output voltage adjustment pin, positive or negative logic remote on-off, remote sense, input under-voltage, over-current and thermal protection.  Full feature models are equipped with a power good signal, output voltage sequencing and the ability to synchronize the operating frequency to minimize system noise.  All models are certified to UL/CSA 60950-1, IEC/EN 60950-1 and carry the CE mark for the Low Voltage and RoHS2 Directives.

More information can be obtained at the following TDK-Lambda Americas website, http://www.us.tdk-lambda.com/lp/products/i6A-series.htm, or by calling 800-LAMBDA-4.  Product availability for the i6A4W converters can be found via the link to TDK-Lambda’s distributor network (see “Check Distributor Stock”) at http://www.us.tdk-lambda.com/lp/.

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Major applications

Medical, communications, industrial and test and measurement equipment

Main features and benefits

  • High efficiency (Up to 97%)
  • 9 to 53VDC input, 3.3 to 15V output adjustment
  • Up to 250W or 20A output
  • Basic and full featured versions

Major specifications

Model

 

i6A4W020A033V

Input voltage range

Vdc

9 to 53V

Output voltage range

Vdc

3.3 to 15V

Maximum output power

W

250W (20A maximum output current)

Efficiency

%

97% (12V output, 24V input, 100% loading)

Optional Features

-

Power good, output sequencing and frequency synchronization

Size (L x W x H)

mm

33 x 22.9 x 12.7

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About TDK Corporation

TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems* which are marketed under the product brands TDK and EPCOS, power supplies, magnetic application products as well as energy devices, flash memory application devices, and others. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and consumer, automotive and industrial electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2015, TDK posted total sales of USD 9.0 billion and employed about 88,000 people worldwide.

* The product portfolio includes ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites, inductors, high-frequency components such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter products and modules, piezo and protection components, and sensors.

About TDK-Lambda

TDK-Lambda Corporation, a group company of TDK Corporation, is a leading global power supply company providing highly reliable power supplies for industrial equipment worldwide. TDK-Lambda Corporation meets the various needs of customers with our entire range of activities, from research and development through to manufacturing, sales, and service with bases in five key areas, covering Japan, Europe, America, China, and Asia.

For more details, please pay a visit to http://www.tdk-lambda.com/

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Editorial Contact:

Tom Tillman, Director of Marketing
TDK-Lambda Americas Inc.
401 Mile of Cars Way, Suite 325
National City, CA 91950
Ph: 619-575-4400
Email: tom.tillman@us.tdk-lambda.com