Sixteenth Brick DC/DC Converter has wide input, high efficiency.

Press Release Summary:

With 1.3 x 0.9 in. footprint and max height of 0.375 in., DOSA-compliant CPT20F48 provides full 66 W of 3.3 V power at 55°C and 200 lfm airflow. This 20 A, open frame module has input range of 36-75 Vdc and provides 2,250 Vdc input to output isolation. Featuring efficiencies exceeding 90% from ½ load through full load, fixed-frequency converter complies with requirements for no load operation, 100 V/100 mS input voltage transient, and pre-biased load startup.

Original Press Release:

3.3V, 20A (66W) 2:1 Input High Performance 16th Brick DC-DC Converter

Atkinson, NH - Semiconductor Circuits, Inc. introduces the CPT20F48 "Cool Power Technologies" 3.3V, 20A wide input range 16th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 66W of 3.3V power @ 55C & 200lfm of airflow - ideal for distributed power architecture applications or as a fully regulated intermediate bus converter. This module is compliant with DOSA footprint and interface standards. It has a wide input voltage range of 36 to 75VDC & provides 2250VDC input to output isolation.

The CPT20F48 is a high efficiency module with efficiencies exceeding 90% from ½ load through full load. It 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, 100V/100mS 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%/-20% output voltage trim using industry standard equations. Remote ON/OFF is standard with positive or negative logic options available.

The module features a standard 16th brick pinout and dimensions of 1.3" L x 0.9" W (33mm x 22.9mm.) It has a maximum height of 9.5mm (0.375") 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 2:1 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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