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VPT 15W and 20W DC-DC Converters Added to DLA SMD List

December 5, 2012 – The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has added two of VPT’s DC-DC power converters to Standard Microcircuit Drawing (SMD) #5962-03243.   DVHF285R7S – 15W output power, 5.7Vout, 28Vin nominal DVHF2818S – 20W output power, 18Vout, 28Vin nominal Both modules can now be ordered qualified to MIL-PRF-38534 and marked with DLA SMD numbers [...]

New Article: Complex Factors Drive Mil/Aero DC/DC Converter Choice

December 4, 2012 – Steve Butler, VPT’s President of Engineering contributed an article, “Complex Factors Drive Mil/Aero DC-DC Converter Choice” to the November 2012 edition of COTS Journal. The article explains why matching the proper DC-DC conversion technology with a military /aerospace design is less straightforward than it may seem due to a host of reliability, packaging and [...]

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

Satisfies MIL-COTS programs with military quality features and environmental screening. ELECTRONICA, Munich, Germany, November 13, 2012 – 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 [...]

VPT Adds Triple Output DC-DC Converter to Hi-Rel COTS Product Line

New module delivers size and cost savings for power systems in rugged duty applications.  BLACKSBURG, VA, September 10, 2012 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), announces the availability of a new triple output DC-DC converter uniquely designed to power electronics in military vehicles, ships, weapons, and other rugged systems. Delivering up to 30 [...]

VPT’s Space Point of Load DC-DC Power Converters Now Registered with Defense Logistics Agency

Official Standard Microcircuit Drawings Issued for VPT’s SVGA Family of Rad Hard Point of Load Power Converters BLACKSBURG, VA, July 11, 2012 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), announced today that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)  has issued Standard Microcircuit Drawings (SMDs) for VPT’s family of space level, radiation hardened, point of load [...]

VPT’s Point of Load Converters Ranked in Top 10 of “Top 101 Components” By Electronic Design Magazine

July 9, 2012 — VPT’s new 20A DVPL point of load DC-DC converter was recently named to the the list of “Top 101 Components” by Electronic Design Magazine. VPT ranked the second most popular power product viewed over the past year on Electronic Design’s website, and eighth most popular product of the year overall. The list is created each year [...]

VPT Receives Exceptional Supplier Award from L-3 Communications

June 19, 2012 – VPT was recently honored with an “Exceptional Supplier” award for “Quality and Delivery Performance,”  from L-3 Communications. This award was based on an extensive review of VPT from the L-3 CSW Quality, Operations Management, and Supply Chain Management departments. VPT was among a small group of companies to receive this prestigious [...]

Venus Express, Powered by VPT, Taking Measurements During Historic Transit

June 6, 2012 – It is getting cosmic around here! VPT is powering systems on ESA’s Venus Express, launched in 2005. Yesterday and today this spacecraft was busy taking measurements during the transit of Venus across the Sun. According to the Venus Express blog, the spacecraft orbiting Venus is measuring sunlight as it filters through [...]

SpaceX Falcon 9, Dragon Mission Reaches ISS Successfully with Power by VPT

May 29, 2012 – Last week  Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon spacecraft bound for the International Space Station (ISS). After orbiting, the Dragon capsule successfully attached to the ISS to deliver food and supplies to the astronauts stationed there. Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) made history when its [...]

VPT Adds 15 Amp Point of Load DC-DC Converter to Space Family of Power Conversion Products

VPT is the only manufacturer to now offer two point of load converters that are MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K Qualified, 100K rad hard, and available off-the-shelf. BLACKSBURG, VA, May 8, 2012 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), announced today the availability of a new point of load power converter designed and [...]

VPT Breaks Ground for New Headquarters in Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center

BLACKSBURG, VA, April 17, 2012 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), recently broke ground on a new headquarters facility  in Blacksburg Virginia. The new facility will serve as VPT’s research and development center and will be located in the award-winning office park, the  Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. ““We are pleased to be [...]

VPT Encouraging Entrepreneurship Through Virginia Tech KnowledgeWorks Program Sponsorship

VPT is now a proud sponsor of Virginia Tech’s KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week. Dr. Dan Sable, president of VPT, will serve as a judge for the program this coming August 19-25, 2012, to be held in both Blacksburg and Roanoke, VA. The third annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week will bring university students, faculty, and [...]

VPT Featured In Article on Power Design Trends

February 21, 2012 – VPT was featured in Military & Aerospace Electronic’s article “Power Supply Manufacturers Pursue Smaller Size, Lower Weight, and Higher Efficiency.” Excerpt: “Military and avionics customers are continually seeking smaller size, lower weight, and higher efficiency in their power supplies to save on board space, design cost, and operation cost,” says Steve Butler, Vice [...]

VPT’s New DC-DC Converter Provides Zero Cross Regulation Error

for Avionics and Military Power Systems BLACKSBURG,  VA, January 31, 2012 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI-A)  (NYSE:HEI), announced today that it is now offering a new dual output 15W DC-DC converter with no cross regulation error. Suited for use in commercial avionics, military  avionics, and other critical reliability power systems, the new DVAB Series [...]



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