High efficiency DC-DC LED Driver in 300mA up to 1.200mA Versions
(May 2016) The product portfolio of GAPTEC Electronic has been enlarged by adding new high efficient DC-DC LED Drivers with an ultra-wide input range from 5.5V up to 48V. Those LED Drivers come in different versions:
- LEDD10-Series: up to 700mA (through hole versions in a DIP case)
- LEDD24-Series: up to 1200mA (through hole versions in a DIP-case)
- LEDW10-Series: up to 700mA (lead wired versions in a DIP case)
- LEDT16-Series: up to 700mA (in SMT)
The efficiency of the LED Drivers is up to 96%. The output mode is constant current. All the drivers are continuous short circuit protected (SCP), feature a remote ON/OFF function and match the IP67 level standard and therefore are certified as waterproof. All series offer a built-in EMI filter (according to EN55015 standard) as well as PWM and analog dimming. Moreover the drivers draw value due to a very low ripple and noise (<100mV) and are RoHs 6/6 compliant. The new LED Driver series offer the succeeding output power: 300, 350, 500, 600, 700, 1000 and 1.200mA.
Cost effective Open Frame POL 78-Switching Regulators.
(2016-05) The new LMO78 Series – 0.5 and 1A Versions. GAPTEC Electronic presents the new LMO78-Series: LMO78_xx-0.5 und LMO78_xx1.0
The SIP3 open frame switching regulators are the low cost alternative in comparison to classic linear regulators for discrete solutions. The temperature range is -40°C bis + 85°C. The switching regulators of both series are continuous short circuit protected (SCP) and are offering a very high efficiency of up to 92%. The LMO-78-series offers a wide input range: 4.75VDC up to 36VDC for the 0.5A series and 4.75VDC up to 32 VDC for the 1A series. Both series have output voltages of: 3.3; 5; 12 and 15V and are furthermore RoHs compliant (6/6). The LMO78-series switching regulators are ideal for the use in distributed supply systems, battery operated systems, controllers, sensors and positioning systems.
GAPTEC Electronic offers very short delivery times. The product warranty is 3 years.
Regulated 5 & 10 Watts DC/DC converters for use in photovoltaic systems
(2014-04) GAPTEC Electronic presents its new regulated 5 & 10 Watts DC/DC converter series 5DCP and 10DCP. This DC/DC converter series is ideally suited for use in photovoltaic systems, because those converters have an extremely wide input voltage range (6:1!) and additionally they cover a Vin range from 200VDC to 1.200VDC. Despite regulation, these converters offer a high efficiency of up to 83 % and work in standard temperature range of -40 °C to +70 °C. The converters are continuous short circuit protected (SCP), offer a low-voltage protection (input under voltage protection) and also an over voltage protection (input over voltage protection).
In addition, both series are characterized by a high isolation strength of 4.000VDC and a long service life (MTBF 300k/h). GAPTEC Electronic offers customers short delivery times and a 3-year warranty on the DC/DC converters of both series.
New 1 Watt SMD DC/DC converter series meets AEC-Q100 standard and TS16949
(2014-03) GAPTEC Electronic presents its new 1 watt SMD series for use in the automotive sector: 1T8A_3.5P. This SMD series meets the TS16949 automotive standard and also the AEC-Q100 standard. The 1T8A_3.5P series offers a high isolation resistance of up to 3.500VDC and is also working with a very high temperature resistance from -50°C to +125°C and without derating up to +105°C. The DC/DC converters are continuous short circuit protected (SCP) and offer a long service life of > 3.5 million hours MTBF. The housing material is made of refractory Epoxy (UL94 -VO), and upon request, the components of this series are supplied in tape and reel for automatic insertion machines. The 1T8A_3.5P series also meets RoHS6/6 standard and further offers optimal coplanarity, which guarantees a reliable and trouble-free soldering during the assembly process. GAPTEC Electronic offers customers short delivery times and a 3-year warranty on the converter of this series.
Compact 3 Watts DC/DC power in an ultra-miniature SMD package
(2014-02) GAPTEC Electronic presents its new 3 watts SMD series: 3MT28A. This series offers an ultra-compact DC/DC converter with miniature dimensions: W * H * D (7.5 x 6.6 x 19.0 mm). Full 3 watts power available in the smallest space. The unregulated DC voltage converters are continuous short circuit protected (SCP) and provide an input voltage tolerance of +/-10%. The 3MT28A series also has an efficiency of up to 85 % and guarantees an isolation voltage of 1.500VDC. The converters operate in the temperature range from -40°C to +85°C and with derating starting at 71°C. GAPTEC Electronic offers these SMD converters also as a taped and reel version for insertion machines. GAPTEC Electronic further offers customers short delivery times and a 3-year warranty on the converters of this series.
Regulated 50 Watt DC/DC converter for 3.3, 5, 12, 15 & 24VDC output voltages
(2013-05-15) GAPTEC Electronic presents its new 50 Watt-DC/DC converter series. These powerful units provide a wide input voltage range of 18-36VDC and 36-75VDC and provide high efficiency up to 93%. The 50 watt power are offered in a compact 2"x1" and 6-fold shielded housing. The working temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and up to 60°C without derating, corresponds to the industry standard. Other features of the 50DAW series: trim able output voltage, high-performance EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) and 1500V isolation voltage. Moreover, this converter series is equipped with an input protection circuit against over and under voltage, and a circuit output protection against overvoltage, overload and short-circuit current peaks.
GAPTEC Electronic offers customers short lead times and 3 year warranty on the transformer of this series. For additional information please contact GAPTEC Electronic directly or contact one of our diistribution partners.
SMT manufactured SIP3 switching regulator with ultra-wide input voltage range
(2013-01-07) GAPTEC Electronic presents the new point-of-load-LCB-78 series. These switching regulators are SMT manufactured SIP3 converters with miniature package size (LxWxH: 11.6 x 6.0 x 10.2 mm). This product group has an ultra-wide input voltage range. At 3.3 Vout (DC) Version: 4.5 to 55Vin and at 5Vout (DC): 6.5 to 55Vin. In addition, the LCB-78-series has an extremely low quiescent current of only 200uA and corresponds to green technology standards. The POL converters are short circuit protected (SCP), offer high efficiency of up to 95% and guarantee a temperature range from -40°C to 85°C. Further standard features: max. 30 mV p-p ripple & noise at 20MHz bandwidth. A heat sink as in the use of conventional linear regulators is not necessary. An external circuit is also not required. GAPTEC Electronic offers customers short lead times and 3-year warranty on the transformer of this series.
1, 2 and 3 Watt DC/DC Converters in SIP7 package with wide input voltage range
(2012-10-29) GAPTEC Electronic presents a WORLD EXCLUSIVE at Electronica: The new xS7W series. A new and innovative DC/DC converter in a SIP7 package (19.6 x 7 x 10.2 mm) with standard footprint and wide input voltage range (9-18VDC, 18-36VDC and 36-75VDC). This series offers design engineers 1, 2 and 3 Watt converters with high power density. All versions are available in single and dual output mode. They come with regulated output voltages from 3.3VDC to 15VDC. Another circuit is not necessary. The converters are Short Circuit Protection (SCP) and offer an optional additional 3kVDC to the standard insulation rating of 1kVDC. The high efficiency of the xS7W series is up to 86%. The temperature range (without derating) varies in the series between -40°C to 100°C (1 watt series) and -40°C to 71°C (3 Watt Series). GAPTEC Electronic offers customers short lead times and a 3-year warranty on the parts of this series.
20 Watt DC/DC Power in a 1" x 1" miniature case
(2012-08-10) GAPTEC Electronic presents the newly introduced 20DMW4 series, a high power DC/DC Converter with 20 watts of power in a 1" x 1" package size, for applications that are depending on power density and require space-saving. This series features a wide 4:1 input voltage range (9-36VDC and 18-75VDC), single-and dual-output voltages and provides permanent short circuit protection. Another feature of this new series is an already built-in remote on/off switching pin. The converters of the 20DMW4 series are providing an optimal working temperature range from -40 °C to +85 °C (with derating) and high efficiency of up to 90%. In addition, this 20-watt series is offering a 6-shielded metal housing, which is also available with an optional heat sink. A low ripple & noise from 80mVp-p and an industry-standard footprint ensure optimal use of opportunities.
Innovative SIP8 DC/DC converter with high power density up to 6 Watts
(2012-05-25) GAPTEC Electronic presents the new 6S8W series, a highly innovative DC/DC converter with up to 6 watts of power in an ultracompact SIP8 housing for applications which require literally millimeter-space-saving. The series features a wide 2:1 input voltage range and provides permanent short circuit protection. Another feature of this new series is an already included on / off switching pin. The 6S8W series offers an optimal operating temperature range of -40 ° C to +85 ° C (+60 ° C with derating). Noteworthy is the exceptionally absolute high output voltage accuracy with an excellent efficiency of up to 86%. In addition, the series offers 3kVDC isolation (1.5 kVAC/60Hz) and the choice between single or dual outputs. The 6S8W series are encapsulated SIP8 converters, which are constructed in SMD design and are ideal for the use in industrial automation and communications technology.
Smaller, more efficient and cheaper - LC78 switching regulator with minimum quiescent current.
(2012-03-12) GAPTEC Electronic presents the most inexpensive, non-isolated and surface mount produced SIP3 switching regulator with a minimum quiescent current of only 6mA. The LC78 is a so-called "drop-in" switching regulator which is pin-compatible with the classical LM78 linear regulator and makes a heat sink unnecessary. Therefore the use of the LC78 provides a lot of space on the PCB board. The GAPTEC product development managed to achieve an unrivaled efficiency of 95% and at the same time very small housing dimensions (L x W x H = 11.6 x 6.0 x 10.2 mm). The controller is continuous short circuit protected (SCP) and has a max. 30 mV p-p ripple and noise at 20MHz bandwidth. The temperature range is -40°C to +85°C (without derating 75°C). Input voltage range: 4.75 to 28 VDC (3.3 VDC type) and 4.5 to 42 respectively 55 VDC (5 VDC type). The product warranty is 3 years. This switching regulator series has been developed as an alternative to discrete solutions. Pricing: with a minimum order quantity of 1K = 1.49 €/piece and starting 10K = 1.39 €/piece.
1 Watt DC/DC converter in SIP7 case with 6-fold lower isolation capacitance
(2012-02-23) GAPTEC Electronic presents its new DC/DC converter 1S7E series. This converter offers an SMT molded UL-94 V0 plastic case and typical 6pF isolation capacitance (6-fold lower isolation capacitance in comparison with available standard types). The series provides continuous short circuit protection (SCP). The operating temperature range is from -40°C to +85°C (without derating). The 1S7E series provides two different isolation voltages: 3kVDC isolation or 1kVDC (each tested for 1 Minute/1mA), a standard pin-out and standard output voltages (3.3, 5, 12, 15 and 24 VDC). The converters are unregulated and are available with single or dual output. GAPTEC Electronic offers short lead times and offers its customers 3 year product warranty. For additional information, please contact GAPTEC Electronic directly or contact our distribution partner.
LMS78-2.0 Series – 2A output current in a SIP3 case
(2012-02-14) GAPTEC Electronic presents the first non-isolated 2A switching regulator in a SIP3 design as an alternative to the standard linear regulator in a TO-220 package. Like the other regulators of the LMS series, the LMS78-2.0 belongs to the family of so-called "drop-in" switching regulator. These are pin-compatible with the standard LM78 linear regulator case, they make a heat sink unnecessary and thus gives the user a lot of space on the board. The regulators offer 5mA quiescent current consumption, they are continuous short circuit protected and include typical 25mV pp ripple and noise at 20MHz bandwidth. The temperature range is -40°C to +85°C (without derating to 71°C). Input voltage range: 4.75 to 18 VDC. The converter has output voltages of 1,5 to 6.5 VDC and provides a high efficiency of up to 92%. As an additional option GAPTEC offers this switching regulator with legs bent and guarantees very short delivery times. The product warranty is 3 years.
New: LMT78 series – cost-saving SMD switching regulators with remote ON/OFF control and adjustable output voltage.
(2012-01-19) GAPTEC Electronic launches its new, non-insulated 0.5A SMD switching regulators with wide input voltage range (4.5V~28V). When in use the LMT78 does not require a heat sink and thus need less space on the PCB. The SMD switching regulator comes with an adjustable output voltage and includes a remote ON/OFF control. The series offers a MTBF of > 2 million hours and offer extremely high efficiency up to 96%. The operating temperature range is -40°C to +85°C. The LMT78 series offers great short circuit protection and low ripple and noise (typically 10mVp-p at 20MHz bandwidth) and are ideally supply for space constrained mobile applications. At an order quantity of 1000 units, the price per unit (that applies as well for the through hole LMS78 series) is USD 2.49.
1 W DC-DC converter with ultra-flat housing
(2011-11-21) GAPTEC Electronic presents its new, ultra-flat 1T14A & 1D14A converter series, measuring only 4.5mm in height. These DC-DC converters are pin-out compatible with the Burr Brown DCP01 converter. The devices of the 1T_D14A series are available with SMT14 housing or as fully wired DIP14 type units. Specifications: Regulated and unregulated Operating temperature range -40°C to +71°C or +85°C respectively (without derating). The converters are short circuit protected and come with 1,5kVDC or 3kVDC insulation. MTBF: > 3,500,000 hours. These DC-DC converters can be operated without the need of additional external components. Gaptec Electronic offers a 3-year warranty for all products of these series.
LMS78 series – high-efficiency switching regulators - efficiency up to 96%
(2011-11-21) GAPTEC Electronic launches its new, non-insulated 0.5A switching regulators with extended input voltage range (up to 4:1).
These drop-in switching regulators are size and pin- out compatible with the LM78 linear regulators. In contrast to the LM78, they do not require a heat sink and thus need less space on the PCB. The regulators can be switched for positive or negative output voltage, have a MTBF of > 2 million hours and offer extremely high efficiency up to 96%. Their operating temperature range is -40°C to +85°C. The LMS78 series offers great short circuit protection and low ripple and noise (typically 25mVp-p at 20MHz bandwidth). The no-load current is max. mA. The LMS78 switching regulators provide a great alternative to most standard switching regulators from other manufacturers. At an order quantity of 1000 units, the price per unit is € 1.95 plus VAT.
For more information, please contact Gaptec Electronic directly or our distribution partner:
GAPTEC Electronic GmbH & Co. KG