DC/DCs adapt to lead-free

Plano, Tex. – Ericsson Power Modules’ latest PKR DC/DC converters, an updated version of the series introduced in November 2004 as a higher-power and more thermal-efficient alternative to the company’s PKF MacroDens family, has a new open-frame design to cut cost and improve compatibility with lead-free soldering processes, to which the MacroDens’ molded construction is not suited.