Artesyn Embedded Technologies Announces New 85 Watt 1/16th Brick Fully Regulated dc-dc Converter



Artesyn Embedded Technologies, formerly Emerson Network Power’s Embedded Computing & Power business, today announced the new AVD85 family of 85 Watt, 1/16th brick, high efficiency, fully regulated dc-dc converters. The AVD85 offers excellent thermal performance, high power density of 72.5 W/in2 and delivers a peak efficiency of 92 percent. Optimized for high density applications with restricted space, the AVD85 family provides an adjustable output voltage range with a 36 Vdc to 75 Vdc input range.

The high efficiency of the 1/16th brick converters yields an almost flat derating curve – for the baseplate version of the module – to 85 degrees Celsius ambient temperature under forced airflow conditions. The 3.3 and 12 V modules are the first voltage variants available as standard with the 5 V variant to follow. Standard product options include baseplate and open-frame, surface-mount or plated through-hole with different pin lengths and positive and negative enable options.

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“The launch of the new AVD85 brick family follows the recent announcement of Artesyn’s strategy to become the supplier of choice for board-mounted dc-dc power solutions,” said Andy Brown, technical marketing director for dc-dc products at Artesyn Embedded Technologies. “The AVD85 solutions are a part of the continuing enhancement of the product portfolio that will address the growing demand in the communications world for highly efficient power conversion with a lower cost of ownership.”

The AVD85 and other new dc-dc product ranges will be available through the company’s global channel network.

Artesyn’s portfolio of dc-dc conversion products includes isolated dc-dc converters, covering industry-standard sixteenth to full-brick form factors and power ratings from 6 to 800 watts, and five application-optimized families of non-isolated dc-dc converters. The company also produces non-isolated memory power and voltage regulator modules (VRMs) for processors, as well as a series of special 300 V input high power dc-dc converters and power conditioning modules.


About Artesyn Embedded Technologies
Artesyn Embedded Technologies is a global leader in the design and manufacture of highly reliable power conversion and embedded computing solutions for a wide range of industries including communications, computing, medical, military, aerospace and industrial. For more than 40 years, customers have trusted Artesyn to help them accelerate time-to-market and reduce risk with cost-effective advanced network computing and power conversion solutions. Artesyn has over 20,000 employees worldwide across nine engineering centers of excellence, five world-class manufacturing facilities, and global sales and support offices.

Contact Information

Artesyn Embedded Technologies

2900 South Diablo Way.
Suite 190
Tempe, AZ, 85282
USA

tele: +1 888 412 7832
toll-free: +1 602 438 5720
computingsales@artesyn.com
www.artesyn.com

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