POL Converter Modules suit 5 or 12 V intermediate system bus.

Press Release Summary:

Designed with industry standard exterior shape and footprint, BR200 Series is compatible with ceramic capacitors. Modules feature input voltage of 7–14 Vdc, output voltage of 0.75–1.65 V, and output current from 0–10 A. Housed in 10-lead PCB package, RoHS-compliant converters operate from -40 to 85°C and are targeted at telecommunication server market with end applications to include router switch equipment and WDM computer servers.

Original Press Release:

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC Introduces New POL Converter Module Series

Worcester, MA – Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announces the release of a new POL converter module series. The BR200 series are thin POL converter modules with an industry standard exterior shape and footprint that are responsive to very high speed loads and compatible with ceramic capacitors. These POL converter modules have been designed with higher efficiency, increased power density and are offered in a thinner package that most competitive solutions on the market today. This new series is offered by Allegro and manufactured and developed by Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. in Japan.

The BR200 series can be used as design-free POL converters for a 5 V or 12 V system intermediate bus. They can be configured easily, reducing overall design time, and allowing reuse of designs. Miniaturization was achieved by high frequency switching technology, to save space on the application PCB. Soldering capability has been significantly improved by adoption of end face through holes.

The BR200 series is targeted at the telecommunication server market with end applications to include router switch equipment and WDM computer server applications with low power conversion.

Pricing in quantities of 1,000 is stated below:

BR200             $8.50

BR201             $8.50

BR202             $13.00

BR203             $13.00

BR204             $8.50

BR205             $8.50

BR206             $13.00

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC is a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing high-performance semiconductors. Allegro's innovative solutions serve high-growth applications within the automotive market, with additional focus on office automation, industrial, and consumer/communications solutions. Allegro is headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) with design, applications, and sales support centers located worldwide. Further information about Allegro can be found at www.allegromicro.com.

Contact information: Stephanie Fennelley, Allegro MicroSystems, P.O. BOX 15036, Worcester, MA 16150036

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