TI Debuts Smaller, Advanced Wide-Input Plug-in Power Modules

11/18/2004 - Building upon the success of its popular PT78 non-isolated plug-in power modules, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced three new wide-input, non-isolated modules that simplify power system design. Fifty percent smaller than their predecessors, the flexible PTN78000, PTN78060 and PTN78020 series of 1.5 A, 3 A and 5 A devices can be used in a wide variety of applications that require input voltages from 7 V to 36 V, including industrial, test and measurement instruments, distributed power, workstations and medical equipment.

The third-generation '78 series' high-performance modules are lead (Pb)-free and RoHS compliant, and provide a precisely regulated output voltage, which is adjustable via an external resistor from 2.5 V to 12.6 V. Providing excellent line and load regulation, the modules deliver a full load power conversion efficiency of 85 percent with a 5 V output.

Key Features of the PTN78000, PTN78060 and PTN78020:

Availability, Packaging and Pricing
PTN78000 integrated power modules are available in volume today from TI and its authorized distributors. Double-sided, open-frame construction and a small footprint make the modules suitable for high density designs. The PTN78000 comes in a small, 18.9 mm x 12.5 mm x 8.5 mm module, the PTN78060 in a 25.2 mm x 15.7 mm x 9 mm module, and the PTN78020 in a 37.9 mm x 22.1 mm x 9 mm module. Suggested pricing in quantities of 1,000 units each is $8 for the PTN78000, $11 for the PTN78060 and $15 for the PTN78020. All devices are available in through-hole or SMD pin configurations. SMD devices are available on tape and reel. Complete documentation and TIs fourth quarter 2004 Power Management Selection Guide are available through power.ti.com.

Leading Portfolio of Battery and Power Management IC Technology
TI is focused on meeting the power design needs of customers through innovative products and technical support. TI leverages its analog and digital system expertise and manufacturing capabilities to provide high-performance, discrete and integrated power management solutions to fit any portable, line-powered, isolated or non-isolated power design challenge - from cell phones and PDAs to telecom, industrial and computing applications.

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