DC-DC converters feature integrated heat sink

Oct. 29, 2010
CUI Inc.’s power line, V-Infinity, announces the release of a new line of rugged dc-dc converters that provide 400 W of output power.

CUI Inc.’s power line, V-Infinity, announces the release of a new line of rugged dc-dc converters that provide 400 W of output power. The VFK400 Series is a chassis-mount solution measuring 7.8 x 5.0 x 1.5 in. and includes an integrated heat sink for improved thermal performance. The aluminum heat sink allows the unit to operate at higher temperatures with a minimal amount of air flow.

The VFK400 Series accepts an ultra-wide 4:1 input and can support either 10 to 36 Vdc or 18 to 75 Vdc isolated input voltages. The wide input range is useful when being driven from a fluctuating device like a battery, which can see both charging and discharging conditions. The dc-dc converter is offered in three different regulated output voltage versions: 12, 24, and 48 Vdc. High efficiency, fast response, tight regulations, remote sense, and remote on/off control make these converters suitable in many industrial and communications applications.

Standard features include over-temperature, over-current, and input transient voltage protection. With an external input fuse, the converter can also protect against accidental polarity reversal.

For more information, visit CUI Inc., 20050 SW 112 Ave., Tualatin, OR 97062. Phone: 800-275-4899.




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