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MGJ1 : Murata DC-DC converter powers gate drives for optimal performance and efficiency

Date: Jul 27, 2016

MGJ1 : Murata DC-DC converter powers gate drives for optimal performance and efficiencyMurata has announced the MGJ1 1 Watt DC-DC converter series manufactured by Murata Power Solutions. These compact devices are ideal for driving high and low-side gate circuits such as those using IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs for optimal efficiency. With high isolation characteristics, up to 5.2 kVDC, the MGJ1 offers the popular nominal output voltage combinations of +15 / -5, +15 / -9, or +19 / -5 VDC. The series also offers a choice of +5, +12, or +24 VDC input.

The MGJ1 series is characterized for high dV/dt immunity, which aids reliable and continued operation in fast switching circuits, and partial discharge performance that contributes to a long service life. Also, the converter’s low input-to-output coupling capacitance, typically 5 pF, assists in reducing the effects of EMI.

The series suits a broad range of medical applications for which certification to ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 to 2 MOOPs is pending. The converter also conforms to the UL 60950 (pending) for reinforced insulation and by incorporating a 9.3mm creepage and clearance space helps safety agency approvals for high working voltage applications.

Ann-Marie Bayliss, product manager, Murata Power Solutions comments, “The MGJ1 provides optimized voltages for powering gate drives for best system performance and efficiency. It also has high isolation and a characterized partial discharge performance and dV/dt immunity.”

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Further editorial information from:
Amy Collins
Marketing Communications Manager
Murata Power Solutions
Tel: +1-508-964-5270

Contact details for publication:
Murata Power Solutions, Inc.,
129 Flanders Road
Westborough, MA 01581, USA
Tel: +1-508-339-3000

About Murata Power Solutions
Murata Power Solutions (www.murata-ps.com) is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, with over 1,300 employees worldwide. Murata Power Solutions designs, manufactures and distributes DC-DC Converter, AC-DC Power Supply, Magnetic and Digital Panel Meter product lines, and offers these products in custom, standard and modified-standard variations. Murata Power Solutions. products are typically used within electronic applications serving major global market sectors including telecommunications, computing and industrial controls.

Murata Power Solutions is a division of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of electronic components and power supply modules. Murata's devices are found in a wide range of applications including consumer and automotive electronics, and wireless devices. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.

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Category New Product Announcements, New DC-DC Converters