Press Release

06/6/2002

SynQor's Dual Output Quarter-brick DC-DC converter delivers 60W at +12V/-12V

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Hudson, Mass - SynQor announced today a dual output voltage, industry standard quarter-brick sized isolated DC-DC converter. The DualQor series is capable of delivering up to 60 Watts of total output power at +12V and -12V, without the need for an attached heatsink. The converter module employs synchronous rectification and a patented topology to achieve efficiencies up to 92%.

The DualQor converter has a 48V nominal input (35V to 75V range) and meets input voltage transient requirements up to 100V for 100ms. The quarter-brick sized units can deliver up to 5 amps at +12Vout for a total of 60 Watts of output power. The converter features an industry-standard footprint of 1.45" x 2.3", a low profile of 0.43" and the industry recognized pin out configuration. SynQor's DualQor family is designed and manufactured for increased reliability and features a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 2.5 million hours.

The DualQor series of DC-DC converters is targeted towards the telecom, datacom, computer, industrial and medical markets. The module is suited for a variety of applications where a dual source of +12V regulated DC current is needed, including DSL line drivers and op amps.

The latest DualQor module expands the dual output converter line and complements SynQor's broad offering of single output, high-efficiency converters. SynQor's unique no-baseplate, no-heatsink design offers lower height, weight, cost, and application effort while providing more useable power in less space. Advanced control and protection features include on/off control, voltage trim, short circuit, output over-voltage, thermal shutdown and back-drive current limit protection.

For additional details on the PowerQor series of DC-DC converters, please contact SynQor at 508-485-8434, fax 508-485-8414, e-mail .

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The DualQor +12V dual output quarter-brick converters are available immediately for production volume shipping and are available direct from SynQor and through their network of distributors. The modules are priced at $87.20 in 500 unit quantities. For additional information please contact SynQor at 508-485-8434, fax 508-485-8414, e-mail .

SynQor is the technology leader in high efficiency DC-DC converters for distributed power architectures. SynQor's products exceed the exacting performance, quality, and reliability requirements of its world-class customers. SynQor serves the converging telecom and datacom markets with their high-efficiency PowerQor and DualQor families of DC-DC converters. SynQor's products are designed to meet the challenging demands of OEM engineers building today's communications infrastructure hardware. SynQor is a privately owned company headquartered in Hudson, Massachusetts with offices in Dallas, Europe, Hong Kong and Japan.

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