Xilinx Adopts Tyco Electronics' DC-DC Converters

March 09, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Tyco Electronics Power Systems Inc. (Dallas, TX) announced that four of its dc-dc converters have been adopted by Xilinx Inc.’s Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA) development platform. Tyco Electronics’ 60 A QPW™ isolated quarter brick, 25 A EQW™ isolated eighth brick, and 10 A Austin Lynx™ non-isolated and 5 A Austin MicroLynx™ non-isolated converter series will be standardized on Xilinx’s AdvancedTCA development board.

"Tyco Electronics Power Systems offers a wide range of converters that were able to meet all of the AdvancedTCA board’s power requirements, including EMI filtering, hot-swap and power protection," said Robert Bielby, senior director of Strategic Solutions Marketing at Xilinx. "Tyco Electronics provided the design support from a power perspective as well as the modules with output voltages at the right power levels. This board will enable a broad range of applications."