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Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance
 

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DOSA ESTABLISHES STANDARDS FOR HIGH DENSITY 2nd GENERATION POL DC-DC CONVERTERS

 

6/12/2007

DALLAS – June 12, 2007 – The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) has announced 2nd generation standard footprint and pin out design for 12A and 20A non-isolated point-of-load (POL) DC/DC converters. This 2nd generation of POL standards significantly increases the current density (Amp/in2) from the 1st generation of DOSA standards, meeting industry demand for high-density POL modules. This new standard establishes the location of pins, recommended pad layout on customer boards, input and output voltage ranges and critical features and parameters required for interoperability and second sourcing.


12A Footprint and Pin Out





20A Footprint and Pin Out

ABOUT DOSA
The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) was formed to ensure future DC-DC product compatibility and standardization within the increasingly fragmented power converter market. The goal of the alliance is to establish customer interface standards early in the development cycle, which include form factors, footprints, pin-outs, feature sets and other parameters that will permit alternative sourcing. The alliance will cover a broad range of power converters including non-isolated (POL), isolated applications, and intermediate bus converters. In addition to DOSA founding members, Tyco Electronics Power Systems, Inc. and SynQor, Inc., current members include C&D Technologies, Lambda/TDK, Delta, Ericsson, Artesyn/Emerson, Wall Industries, Acbel and Belpower.


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