Ultra Compact DC-DC Converters come in 15 and 30 W versions.

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Available in 1 x 1 and 2 x 1 in. metal cases, respectively, encapsulated PCB mounted converters 15 W JCM15 and 30 W JCK30 accommodate 2:1 input voltage range, accepting either 9-18, 18-36, or 36-75 Vdc, and covering nominal inputs of 12, 24, or 48 Vdc. Single output models offer fully regulated outputs to within ±0.5% and provide 3.3, 5, 12, or 15 Vdc, while duals offer less than ±1.0% and ±5, ±12, or ±15 Vdc. Units feature I/O to case isolation of 1,600 Vdc for up to 1 min.

Original Press Release:

XP Power Releases 15 Watt and 30 Watt Ultra Compact DC/DC Converter Range

XP Power today announced additions to its extensive range of ultra compact low power DC/DC converters. The 15 Watt JCM15 comes in a tiny 1" x 1" metal package, with the 30 Watt JCK30 being available in a metal case that measures just 2" x 1". These encapsulated PCB mounted converters accommodate a wide 2:1 input voltage range, accepting either 9 - 18, 18 - 36 or 36 - 75 VDC, covering the nominal inputs of +12, +24 or +48 VDC. Single output models provide +3.3, +5, +12 or +15 VDC, while the duals offer ±5, ±12 or ±15 VDC. All outputs are fully regulated to within ± 0.5% over all input and load conditions for the single output models and less than ± 1.0% for the dual outputs.

The JCK30 can operate at full output power from -40 degrees C to +50 degrees C, and the JCM15 up to +65 degrees C, without derating. With a maximum case temperature of + 105 degrees C, no additional heat sinking or forced airflow is required making the converters suitable for most operating environments.

The convertors feature an input to output and input/output to case isolation of 1,600 VDC for up to 1 minute. Both models feature a remote on/off control line. This can be used to control the output rails or to sequence start-up procedures. All units feature overvoltage and continuous short circuit protection.

Prices range from $34.32 for OEM quantities of single output JCM15 models, to $51.48 for JCK30 dual output models. Both series have a 3 year warranty and are available from Newark or direct from XP Power.

XP Power is committed to being a leading provider of power solutions, including AC-DC power supplies and DC-DC converters. With ISO9001:2000, XP Power offers total quality, from in-house design through to manufacturing facilities around the world. The company offers the widest range of power products available from one source and unrivalled technical and customer support, aiding both vendor consolidation and cost reduction programmes. XP has 27 sales offices throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

XP Power Ltd, a London Stock Exchange listed public company, has design centres in Fyfield (UK), Orange County (California), and Singapore, which also serves as the company's headquarters. Manufacturing is carried out near Shanghai, China. The design teams push back the boundaries of cost and technology, providing market leading power products. Dedicated in-house Engineered Solutions teams provide customer specific solutions, with rapid response times. The applications team provide expert technical support to help customers integrate and use XP power products worldwide.


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