Industry#s smallest isolated DC-to-DC converters, available from RS Components, address power and space constraints in diverse applications

General Press Releases Thursday January 23, 2014 10:00
BANGKOK--23 Jan--PRNewswire/ InfoQuest
ADI's most compact range of isolated DC-to-DC converter ICs and evaluation boards now available to RS customers globally

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is stocking the industry's smallest isolated DC-to-DC converters from Analog Devices (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications and a pioneer in digital isolator technology.

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The ADuM5010, ADuM6010, ADuM521x and ADuM621x use ADI's proprietary isoPower(R) isolated DC-to-DC converter technology to deliver 150 mW of output power while using less board space than competing module-based solutions. The ADuM521x and ADuM621x also integrate two channels of ADI's award winning iCoupler(R) data isolation technology to reduce board space by up to 75 percent compared to optocoupler-based alternatives. The converters provide designers with a compact, easy-to-implement, cost-effective approach to meeting both isolated power and data requirements. The combination of size and output power also addresses the growing space and power constraints engineers must consider when designing control systems, test and measurement equipment, power supplies, motor drives, and other industrial and instrumentation applications.

All of the new DC-to-DC converters provide regulated, isolated power, adjustable between 3.15 V and 5.25 V. The ADuM5010 and ADuM521x are certified for 2.5-kV rms (1-minute) isolation, while the ADuM6010 and ADuM621x are certified for 3.75-kV rms (1-minute) isolation with further certification for reinforced insulation per VDE 0884-10. By incorporating ADI's iCoupler digital isolator technology, the ADuM521x and ADuM621x reduce component count and simplify and improve design speed, reliability, and efficiency by eliminating the need for optocouplers.

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All of these ADI isolated DC-to-DC converters are available to purchase direct from RS stock for same-day despatch. The ADUM5xxx evaluation boards (EVAL-ADUM5010EBZ and EVAL-ADUM5211EBZ) are also available from RS.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2013 had revenues of GBP1.24bn.
For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-components.com.
RS Components
Tan Soo Chun
Public Relations Manager - Asia Pacific
Email: soochun.tan@rs-components.com
Telephone: +65-6391-5745
Edelman Public Relations (Singapore)
Yvette Yeo
Manager
Email: yvette.yeo@edelman.com
Telephone: +65-6347-2355
Further information is available via these links:
@RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS
RS Components on Linkedin
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Relevant Links:
Electrocomponents plc
http://www.electrocomponents.com
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