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SVGA0515S Point of Load DC-DC Converter

As the world’s first RAD HARD point of load converter, VPT’s  SVGA Series is mission proven in systems launching for LEO, MEO, GEO, and deep space missions. Qualified to MIL-PRF-38534 Class K on DLA SMDs, these  off-the-shelf units help you get your system off the ground fast. View VPT’s space program heritage.

The SVGA Series is an extremely efficient point of load DC-DC converter for stepping down voltage at the point of use. It is ready for rugged duty with  characterization to 100krad (Si) total dose radiation under VPT’s certified radiation program per MIL-PRF-38534, Appendix G.

Operating at a nominal frequency of 250 kHz, these regulated non-isolated converters are optimized for low voltage point of load applications with high efficiency synchronous rectification and fast transient response. The SVGA point-of-load converters are designed and manufactured in a facility qualified to ISO9001 and certified to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K and MIL-STD-883.

Combine our extensive family of DC-DC converters for space with these point of load converters for space to create a light weight, extremely efficient, space-ready power system.


  • Much higher efficiency than linear regulators – up to 94% efficient
  • High reliability
  • Operates from 5V input
  • Adjustable output voltage from 0.8V to 3.4V
  • Up to 15A or 50W output power
  • Wide case temperature operation of -55°C to +125°C with full performance over temperature range
  • High power density, >160W/in>3
  • Output inhibit control
  • Low output noise
  • No use of optoisolators
  • Short circuit protection
  • Precision projection welded100% hermetic package
  • Also available in 10A version

Space-Level Characterizations:

  • MIL-PRF-38534 element evaluated components
  • TID performance to 100 krad(si) characterized for ELDRS, per VPT’s RHA plan specified per MIL-PRF-38534, Appendix G, Level R (100krads). After radiation exposure, converter testing is performed at 25°C per standard datasheet limits.
  • SEE characterized to 85.4 MeV/mg/cm2 with minor transients only; no dropouts, shutdowns, latch up or burn out.
  • Characterization is performed at both the component level and at the SVGA series hybrid converter level.
  • Worst Case analysis, Stress, Radiation and Reliability reports available*

Compliances and Certifications:

  • Available to MIL-PRF-38534 Class K. DLA SMD# 5962-12219
  • MIL-PRF-38534 Class H element evaluated components standard
  • Manufactured in a facility certified to ISO9001, MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K
  • MIL-STD-883 military and space environmental screening
  • VPT’s Radiation Hardness Assurance (RHA) Plan certified by DLA to MIL-PRF-38534 Appendix G

Summary Data

For complete specifications, please see the official datasheet.

To provide you with the most accurate data for the actual performance of this product once deployed, please note that the electrical performance data provided below is at Tcase = -55°C to 125°C, Vin= +5V ± 5%, Vout = 3.3V, full load, unless otherwise specified.

Select a product to view its specifications:

Parameter Conditions SVGA0515SUnits
Input VoltageVout = 0.8V to 2.5V
Vout = 2.6V to 3.3V
Output VoltageFull Load, Adjustable Vout-1.5 +1.5%Vout
Output Power 0 33W
EfficiencyVout= 3.3V8791 %
Output Ripple Full Load
20Hz to 10MHz

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