DC-DC Converter provides zero cross regulation error.

Press Release Summary:

With input voltage of 15-50 V per MIL-STD-704, 15 Watt DVAB Series delivers dual outputs of ±5, ±12, and ±15 V. Device offers tightly controlled line and load regulation errors through use of 2 independent control loops. Measuring 1.130 x 1.460 in., converter operates from -55 to +125°C with low output noise of 10-25 mVp-p typical. Unit includes fault tolerant magnetic feedback circuit as well as undervoltage lockout, indefinite short circuit protection, and current limit protections.

Original Press Release:

VPT's New DC-DC Converter Provides Zero Cross Regulation Error

for Avionics and Military Power Systems

BLACKSBURG, Va., -- VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI-A) (NYSE:HEI), announced today that it is now offering a new dual output 15 watt DC-DC converter with no cross regulation error.

Suited for use in commercial avionics, military avionics, and other critical reliability power systems, the new DVAB Series is a small size, extremely light weight, and able to withstand the full range of military specified temperatures. The DVAB Series eliminates cross regulation errors and offers tightly controlled line and load regulation errors through the use of two independent control loops.

"Our customers demand long term reliability with extremely tight performance metrics," said Michael J. Bosmann, Senior Vice President of VPT. "Through advances in power design, we're answering these needs with new products such as this new DVAB Series, which eliminates the worry of cross regulation errors for power designers."

Specific features of this new power module include:

-- Dual outputs of +/- 5, +/- 12, and +/- 15V

-- Wide input voltage range of 15 to 50V per MIL-STD-704

-- Extreme reliability

-- Very low output noise, 10 to 25 mVp-p typical

-- Small size of 1.130" x 1.460", light 24/28 grams of weight

-- Fault tolerant magnetic feedback circuit

-- Undervoltage lockout, indefinite short circuit protection, current limit protections

-- Full performance over -55 degrees C to +125 degrees C military temperature range

-- High input transient voltage of 80V for 1 second per MIL-STD-704A

-- Manufactured in a MIL-PRF-38534 and ISO9001 Facility.

-- Meets MIL-STD-461 Revisions C, D, E, and F EMC requirements when used with VPT's DVMH EMI filter

-- Available flanged and non-flanged versions

-- Available compliant to MIL-PRF-38534, Class H

-- Defense Logistics Agency Standard Microcircuit Drawing (SMD) pending

The DVAB Series is available with additional environmental screening options for the most demanding of applications, including compliance to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H. Modules are available off the shelf with pricing at $340.69 per unit in OEM quantities. For a datasheet and additional product information, please visit the VPT website at

About VPT and HEICOVPT, Inc., part of the HEICO Electronic Technologies Group, is a global leader in providing power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, and space applications. VPT offers high reliability DC-DC power converters, EMI filters, accessory power products, and custom engineering services for the rapid development of critical power systems. VPT can deliver its patented power solutions in a fast timeframe, with certified quality, at a comfortable cost. Every day, organizations like NASA, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, the United States Air Force, and many more depend on quality solutions from VPT to power critical systems. Whether on the ground, in the air, or beyond, VPT provides the power driving critical missions today. For more information about VPT, please visit the web site at www.vpt-inc.com.

HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI-A) (NYSE:HEI) is engaged primarily in certain niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries through its Hollywood, FL-based HEICO Aerospace Holdings Corp. subsidiary and its Miami, FL-based HEICO Electronic Technologies Corp. subsidiary. HEICO's customers include a majority of the world's airlines and airmotives as well as numerous defense and space contractors and military agencies worldwide in addition to medical, telecommunication and electronic equipment manufacturers. For more information about HEICO, please visit the web site at www.heico.com.

Contact: Michelle Manson

Marketing Communications Mgr.



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