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36V DC/DC Power Supply uModule Regulator Family Is -55°C to 125°C Tested

MILPITAS, CA - March 3, 2008 - Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM8020MPV, LTM8022MPV and LTM8023MPV, complete and encapsulated 200mA, 1A and 2A, 36V input switching DC/DC regulator systems tested for extreme temperatures ranging from -55°C to 125°C. Belonging to a family of rugged DC/DC uModule™ regulators, these products are designed to deliver precision regulation in demanding environments found with applications such as military, avionics, heavy industrial machines, and harsh environment sensors. In addition to wide-temperature performance guarantee, these uModule regulators are enclosed in a plastic mold surface mount package protecting the circuit components against moisture, chemicals, gas, and scratches. Furthermore, these system-in-a-package devices are backed by Linear Technology’s rigorous reliability and quality test methods (reports are available on-line).

The LTM8020MPV, LTM8022MPV and LTM8023MPV are 200mA, 1A and 2A 36V input uModule regulators housed in very compact LGA (land grid array) packages. The package dimensions are 6.25mm x 6.25mm x 2.3mm for the LTM8020 and 9mmx 11.25mm x 2.8mm for the LTM8022 and LTM8023. To ease a designer’s layout task, the 1A output LTM8022 and its 2A output version, the LTM8023, are made with identical layout and pin assignment, LGA packages have been qualified by several military system designers as a preferred package for a high power DC/DC solution because of its lower thermal impedance when compared to a similar size Ball Grid Array (BGA) package.

Low profile package permits the device to be soldered onto the back side of a printed circuit board, freeing valuable board space for sophisticated digital ICs. 1,000-piece prices for the LTM8020MPV, LTM8022MPV and LTM8023MPV start at $10.14, $14.23, and $16.28 each, respectively. For more information, visit www.linear.com.

Summary of Features:
•  Complete 200mA, 1A & 2A DC/DC Systems:
On Board Inductor, Transistor, DC/DC Regulator, Capacitors, Resistors
•  Tiny & Thin LGA Packages
•  Tested from -55°C to 125°C Temperature Range
(Internal Temperature of Device)
•  Guaranteed Startup at -55°C
•  Up to 36V Input Voltage Range; Up to 5V Output
•  Other rugged DC/DC uModule Regulators: LTM4600HVMPV (10A), LTM4601AHVMPV (12A), LTM4606MPV (6A, Low Noise), LTM4612MPV (12VOUT, Low Noise)

-55°C to 125°C Tested DC/DC uModule Regulators
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