ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today introduced a new series of DC-DC bricks with the announcement of its "HD Brick Series" of converters. Vicor's new isolated HD Bricks retain the fundamental design attributes of conventional bricks, while providing up to 51% greater power density than competing brick products, with efficiency levels up to 94%.
HD Brick Series DC-to-DC converters enable system designers to harness more power in less space than with competing brick-based products and Vicor's earlier generation Maxi, Mini and Micro DC-to-DC converters. The first two standard offerings in Vicor's HD Brick Series portfolio are a 320 W HD Brick with nominal 28 Vin (16 - to 50 V input range) and 28 Vout, in a 48.6 x 46.5 x 16mm package, and a 400 W HD Brick with nominal 300 Vin (180 - 420 V input range) and 12 Vout, in a 57 x 46.5 x 16mm package. These DC-DC converters are available in flange and flangeless versions, can operate in harsh environments, and support three temperature grades, including operation to -55°C. They can be deployed in combination with Vicor's ZVS Buck Regulators and VI Chip® power components to power the point of load portion of the power system.
Pricing and Availability
Vicor's 400 W HD Brick DC-to-DC converters are available for order today from Vicor and its authorized distributors, with pricing starting at $166 each for 500 unit volumes. 320 W HD Bricks will be available later in Q2, with pricing starting at $142 each for 500 unit volumes. Visit the website to learn more about these products. To order, email email@example.com, call 1-800-735-6200 or visit us at www.vicorpower.com.
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About Vicor Corporation
Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the power source to the point of load. www.vicorpower.com
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