50/60-amp POLA converters tout tight solution

Framingham, Mass. – Artesyn Technologies’ PTHxx040W series of high-density 50- and 60-amp DC/DC converters is compliant with the point-of-load alliance (POLA) initiative established for multi-vendor sourcing. The 50-amp PTH12040W, working from an 8- to 14-volt input, is suited to boards that utilize a loosely regulated, intermediate voltage bus fed by an intermediate bus converter (IBC) or 12-volt AC/DC supply. The 60-amp PTH04040W, working from a 2.95- to 5.5-volt input, is suited to boards that employ either a 3.3- or 5-volt distribution bus. Its output can be set from 0.8 to 3.6 volts.