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VISIONPOWER's DC-DC Custom PSUs are used in a variety of applications including Avionics, Military, Telecoms, Datacomms and Industrial applications.

Avionic and Military project applications range from military aircraft (including NH 90, TIGER, Tornado), commercial aircraft (Airbus A320, A330, A340 and Boeing 737NG), to ground mobile equipment, including armoured vehicles (including the Warrior Fighting Vehicle) and other sub-marine applications.

Telecoms and Datacoms project applications range from Short Haul Optics, Terminal Equipment, Amplifiers, Transponders with transmission speeds up to 40Gbit/s, to Advanced Telecoms Computing Architecture (ATCA).

Product Range

VISIONPOWER can offer both modular and fully custom (discrete) design solutions. VISIONPOWER's DC-DC PSUs cover a wide range of styles and features. The examples below feature a small selection of VISIONPOWER's DC-DC solutions:

DC-DC Solutions

Advanced Mission Display PSUs (datasheets)

3 redundant 18 - 32Vdc Aircraft DC Supply Inputs
5 Outputs - output voltage fully customisable - total output power 300W
100V surge and 20ms drop-out/hold up protection
I2C Communication providing input and output voltage monitoring information via ADC
DO-160F and ABD0100 fully compliant

Multi-output Land Based Equipment PSUs

Dual Input: 18 - 32Vdc Vehicle Supply and/or from 24V Battery
Output 1: Selectable 16V/20V/28V up to 5Adc
Output 2: 12Vdc at 1.2A
Output 3: 5V at 3.2A
Output 4: 5V at 0.75A
Output 5: 24V nominal at 3.5A
Output 6: 24V nominal at 0.75A
220W total output power rating
Full power operation at +85 C ambient
High Efficiency >85%
Full Built in Test (BITE), PSU Status, and Power Management
Output Enable/Disable Controls
DEF-STAN 61-5 and MIL-STD-1275 Input Surge Protection (100V, 100ms surges)
EMC to DEF-STAN 59-411 Land Class Equipment
Full power operation at +85 C ambient

Multi-Output Low Voltage Avionic PSUs (datasheets)

22 - 32Vdc Aircraft DC Supply
14 DC Outputs: 8 Analogue and 6 Digital Independent Outputs producing up to 150W total power - to power an Aircraft Infra-red Line Scanner (IRLS)
Digital Output Sequencing
Full Built in Test (BITE), PSU Status, and Power Management
Low Output Noise and ripple - less than 10mVp-p.
Input Inrush Limiting and Reverse Polarity Protection
Externally synchronised to Radar Pulse Repetition Frequency (PRF)
MIL-STD-704A Input Surge Protection (80V surges, 7.5 minute period)
EMC to MIL-STD-461C Conducted and Radiated Emissions & Susceptibility
Full power operation at +85°C ambient
High Reliability - Greater than 50,000hrs in Aircraft Uninhabited Fighter (AUF) Environment to MIL-HDBK-217F

BGTI Series I & II - Multi-Output Military Tracked Vehicle PSUs (datasheets)

28Vdc nominal Armoured Vehicle Supply
5V @4A, 12V@3A, -5V@1A to drive a Battle Grade Thermal Imager
90% Efficiency
Nuclear Hard Design - Protection against E.M.P. (nuclear electro-magnetic pulse)
Reverse Polarity Protection
MIL-STD-1275 (100V Surges)
High reliability, High Density wireless construction
Meets full military specifications

Multi-Output DC/DC PSUs (datasheets)

48Vdc nominal - range -36 to -72Vdc
+1V2, +1V8, +2V5, +3V3, +5V, -5V2, +/-15Vdc
Multi-output - up to 200W total power output
Hot Pluggable, Dual Redundant Input with Reverse Polarity Protection and Inrush Current Limiting
Digital Output Sequencing and programmable start-up delays
High Efficiency, Low Standby Power
Fully Compliant with ETSI EMC Requirements
High reliability with MTBF exceeding 1.5 Million Hours
Full Built in Test (BITE) and Power Management
High Density wireless construction
Low Mass, Low Profile Design
Meets full Telecoms specifications

Rack Mount DC/DC PSUs (datasheets)

48Vdc nominal range -36 to -72Vdc
+5V @ 30A, +15V @ 10A, -15V @ 10A modular solution fully customisable - other voltages/currents available on request.
Dual Redundant with N+1 paralleling
Enable & BITE Output Signals
Available in various mechanical formats
Connections via standard DIN41612 Connectors
Meet full Telecoms specifications

Advanced TCA PSUs (datasheets)

Dual redundant 48Vdc Input
Available with 1V5 to 12V Intermediate Bus Supply, 3V3 IPMI Supply, 5V Blue LED Supply
VISIONPOWER Standard Product - Configurable Output and fully Compliant with Advanced TCA requirements
200W Output Power
8.4ms Hold-up
3V3 Isolated IPMI Supply
5V Blue LED Supply
Active Inrush Current Protection
Input current, voltage, temperature, and fuse monitoring
Integral Output Distribution with independent fuse monitoring and protection
Output voltage monitor
PSU sequencing
Programmable via I2C bus
High Efficiency, Small Footprint
Regulatory Compliance

Custom Requirement

If you have a requirement in mind, or just need advice, and would like a solution please contact us and we will be happy to provide a technical proposal and quotation.

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Modular Solution Provider

In addition to providing discrete Power Supply design solutions, VISIONPOWER also offer a wide range of modular based solutions. As a Vicor-authorised VAR, VISIONPOWER design and build custom power supplies using Vicor power components. VISIONPOWER offer the advantages of modular-based power solutions - including rapid, flexible, economical, and reliable design - to our customers looking for a complete custom power supply solution in the shortest timeframe.

VISIONPOWER quality systems are registered to ISO 9001 for the design, development and supply of high reliability electronic power supplies.

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