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

January 30, 2012 | Press Releases

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 is a  small size, extremely light weight, and able to withstand the full range of  military specified temperatures. The DVAB Series eliminates cross regulation  errors and offers tightly controlled line and load regulation errors through  the use of two independent control loops.

Our customers demand long term reliability with  extremely tight performance metrics, said Michael J. Bosmann, Senior Vice  President of VPT. Through advances in power design, we’re answering these needs with new products such as this new DVAB Series, which eliminates the  worry of cross regulation errors for power designers.

Specific features of this new power module include:

  • Dual outputs of ±5, ±12, and ±15V
  • Wide input voltage range of 15 to 50V per  MIL-STD-704
  • Extreme reliability
  • Very low output noise, 10 to 25 mVp-p typical
  • Small size of 1.130 x 1.460, light 24/28  grams of weight
  • Fault tolerant magnetic feedback circuit
  • Undervoltage lockout, indefinite short  circuit protection, current limit protections
  • Full performance over -55°C to +125°C  military temperature range
  • High input transient voltage of 80V for 1  second per MIL-STD-704A
  • Available compliant to MIL-PRF-38534, Class H
  • Defense Logistics Agency Standard  Microcircuit Drawing (SMD) pending
  • Manufactured in a  MIL-PRF-38534 and ISO9001 Facility
  • Meets MIL-STD-461  Revisions C, D, E, and F EMC requirements when used with VPT’s DVMH  EMI filter
  • Available flanged and  non-flanged versions

The DVAB Series is available with additional  environmental screening options for the most demanding of applications, up to  MIL-PRF-38534 Class H. Modules are available off the shelf with pricing at $340.69 per unit in OEM quantities. For a datasheet and additional product information,  please visit the VPT website at

About VPT and HEICO

VPT, Inc., part of the HEICO Electronic Technologies Group, is a global leader in providing power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, and space applications. VPT offers high reliability DC-DC power converters, EMI filters, accessory power products, and custom engineering services for the rapid development of critical power systems. VPT can deliver its patented power solutions in a fast timeframe, with certified quality, at a comfortable cost. Every day the world’s largest aerospace organizations 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. HEICO’s customers include a majority of the world’s airlines and airmotives as well as numerous defense and space contractors and military agencies worldwide in addition to medical, telecommunication and electronic equipment manufacturers. For more information about HEICO, please visit the web site at


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