New Products: Drives for DC/DC Converters

July 24, 2008
The PSDM Series of power modules replace discrete power transistors (IGBT/MOSFET) in dc/dc converters.

Three versions of the PSDM are available.

Two of the models include a high-side gate driver that can also be used for threephase inverters. These units also have internal circuitry that switches off to protect the power transistor during shorts or reduced voltage drive at the output power stage. Additional features include two diagnostic outputs, a fault output, and status monitor output.

The simple (third) version has a lowside driver only; it is typically used as a voltage stabilizer/power distributor. The PSDMs can drive a six-transistor, three-phase output in inverter applications, which produces a clean sinewave output, minimal distortion, and maximum efficiency and reliability.

Schurter Inc.
447 Aviation Blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 636-3000
www.schurterinc.com

Sponsored Recommendations

The entire spectrum of drive technology

June 5, 2024
Read exciting stories about all aspects of maxon drive technology in our magazine.

MONITORING RELAYS — TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

May 15, 2024
Production equipment is expensive and needs to be protected against input abnormalities such as voltage, current, frequency, and phase to stay online and in operation for the ...

Solenoid Valve Mechanics: Understanding Force Balance Equations

May 13, 2024
When evaluating a solenoid valve for a particular application, it is important to ensure that the valve can both remain in state and transition between its de-energized and fully...

Solenoid Valve Basics: What They Are, What They Do, and How They Work

May 13, 2024
A solenoid valve is an electromechanical device used to control the flow of a liquid or gas. It is comprised of two features: a solenoid and a valve. The solenoid is an electric...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Machine Design, create an account today!