Friday, June 21, 2024

Cost-Efficient SOIC-16 DC/DC Range Added

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RECOM has extended its range of DC/DC converters in a SOIC-16 package with new versions which offer even better value

RECOM now adds 1W and 0.5W options to their SOIC-16 family of DC/DC converters. The parts feature 5V (4.5-5.5V) inputs and a semi-regulated 5V output rated at either 0.5W (R05C05TE05S) or 1W (R05CTE05S). Line and load regulation figures are specified across the full temperature range, and there is no minimum load requirement, making the parts ideal for applications that have light-load operation modes.

The figure shows the SOIC-16 package, 10.35mm x 7.5mm footprint and 2.5mm profile, perfect for space-constrained designs. Features include

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  1. Pin compatibility between two parts, allowing future upgrades from 0.5W to 1W if necessary. The DC/DCs are also partially pin compatible with the higher specification RECOM R05CT05S, which includes features such as remote on/off and reinforced isolation.
  2. Both parts have a 3kVDC/1 min (basic) insulation rating with greater than 8mm input/output creep age and clearance, and operate from -40°C to 125°C with deration. Isolation capacitance is just 7pF.
  3. Protection features include short-circuit, over-current, over temperature, and input under voltage, making the parts highly suitable for applications that demand a high level of reliability and robustness.
  4. EMI levels are also particularly low compared with more expensive competing products.

Applications for the two ranges include isolated COM port power supplies, gate drive power, current sensing/smart metering, medical devices, industrial PLC (I/O), and sensors for IoT/IIoT.

“These new DC/DCs are a low-cost alternative when all the features of our higher spec SOIC-16 parts are not needed,” commented Matthew Dauterive, DC/DC Product Manager of RECOM. “Even so, they still are manufactured with the same automated process with advanced transformer fabrication technology for the highest reliability in critical applications.”

Samples and OEM pricing are available from all authorised distributors or directly from RECOM at  .


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