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DC/DC Converters comply with DOSA 16th brick footprint, interface.

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May 23, 2014 - Cool Power Technologies 16th brick DC/DC converter series comprises open frame modules that provide up to 50 W of output power at voltages of 1.8, 3.3, 5.0, and 12 Vdc. Suited for distributed power architecture applications or as fully regulated intermediate bus converter, fixed-frequency products offer 9–36 Vdc input range, provide 2,250 Vdc input to output isolation, and measure 1.3 x 0.9 in. with max height of 0.37 in. Auto-restart OVP, OCP, and OTP protections are standard.

Original Press Release

Semiconductor Circuits is Pleased to Announce Another Addition to the Cool Power Technology Family

Press release date: May 14, 2014

Atkinson, NH — Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the new "Cool Power Technologies" ultra-wide input range 16th brick DC-DC converter series. These open frame modules provide up to 50W 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 16th brick footprint and interface standards. It has a wide input voltage range of 9 to 36 VDC & provides 2250 VDC input to output isolation.

The CPT 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, 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% 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.) It has a maximum height of 0.37" (9.4mm) which accommodates tight card spacing with minimal airflow blockage of downstream components.

A product brief and technical datasheet is available at & sample quantities can be ordered directly from stock via the website. Please contact 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 for more information.

Semiconductor Circuits, Inc.
14 Industrial Way
Atkinson, NH 03811

1-888-GET-DCDC (1-888-438-3232) or

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