New 5W Dual Output DC-DC Converter Designed for Rugged Reliability

      New 5W Dual Output DC-DC Converter Designed for Rugged Reliability

Satisfies MIL-COTS programs with military quality features and environmental

PR Newswire

ELECTRONICA, MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 13, 2012

ELECTRONICA, MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --VPT Inc., a HEICO
company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), announces the availability of a new dual
output DC-DC power converter to power electronics in unmanned vehicles, ships,
armored ground vehicles, and other rugged systems. The VPT5-2800D DC-DC power
converter delivers up to 5 watts from a small footprint of approximately one
square inch, meets several military standards, and features a six-sided metal



"At VPT, we design for extreme reliability from the start," said Monty Pyle,
Vice President of Sales and Marketing at VPT. "Like all of our products, the
new VPT5 dual output converter satisfies rigorous design standards that
include MIL-STD-704 input voltage requirements, full operation over an
extended temperature range, and all-sided metal packaging to provide excellent
EMI shielding. This product is on the shelf and ready to provide smooth power
through harsh environments."

About the VPT5-2800D Dual Output DC-DC Converter

The VPT5-2800D is a step down DC-DC power converter delivering up to 5W from
two outputs.


  oWide input voltage range: 15 to 50 volts per MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-1275
  oHigh input transient voltage: 80 volts for 1 sec per MIL-STD-704A
  oDual outputs of +/- 5V, +/- 12V and +/- 15V
  oFull operation over -55 degrees C to +100 degrees C military temperature
  oLow input/output noise
  oInput undervoltage lockout, output soft start, short circuit protection,
    current limit protection
  oFixed frequency
  oMagnetic feedback circuit with no optoisolators
  oHigh efficiency


  oSix-sided rugged metal enclosure
  oInternally conformal coated
  oSize 1.110" x 1.110" x 0.4" (1.23in^2), weight just 22g
  oDesigned for duty in harsh environments including shock, vibration,
    temperature cycling and more

Compliances and Certifications:

  oMIL-STD-1275 input voltage range
  oMIL-STD-704A input voltage requirements
  oMIL-STD-461C-F when used with a VPTF1 Series EMI filter
  oDEF STAN 61-5 and DEF STAN 59-411 when used with a VPTc10-28 EMI filter
  oEnvironmental screening to JESD22, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-883
  oJ-STD-001, ISO-9001, IPC-A-610 manufacturing

Modules are in stock now with pricing beginning at US $100.00 in OEM
quantities. The VPT5-2800D is part of the VPT Series, VPT's line of high
reliability, COTS DC-DC converters offering power outputs from 5 to 200W.
Complete technical details are available at For further
information, contact VPT at (425) 353-3010.

About VPT and HEICO
VPT, Inc., part of the HEICO Electronic Technologies Group, leads the industry
in providing innovative DC-DC power converters, EMI filters, and custom
engineering services for avionics, military, and space applications. VPT can
deliver its power solutions in a fast timeframe, with certified quality, at a
comfortable cost. Every day, organizations like NASA, Lockheed Martin, Boeing,
the United States Air Force, and many more depend on quality solutions from
VPT to power critical systems. Whether on the ground, in the air, or beyond,
VPT provides the power driving critical missions today. For more information
about VPT, please visit the web site at

HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) is engaged primarily in certain
niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries
through its Hollywood, FL-based HEICO Aerospace Holdings Corp. subsidiary and
its Miami, FL-based HEICO Electronic Technologies Corp. subsidiary. For more
information about HEICO, please visit the web site at

Contact: Michelle Manson
         Marketing Communications Mgr.
         VPT, Inc.
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