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Product Spotlight: Rugged dc/dc Converter

The plug-in DCW 150R-EH Series converter, designed for railway and other heavy-duty applications, can operate from 48 (28 to 74-V range), 72 (42 to 110 V) or 110-Vdc (57 to 168-V) supply voltages.

The 100-W converter provides output voltages of 12, 24, or 48 V or 110 Vdc. The unit meets EN 50155 requirements for electronic equipment used on railway rolling stock. The plug-in module measures 3U 10HP 160 mm and is mainly used in 19-in. rack-mount applications. The converter is cooled by natural convection and performs to full specification at –25 to 55°C. Absopulse Electronics Ltd., 110 Walgreen Rd., Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0, Canada, (613) 836-3511,

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