IXYS Colorado Introduces the DVRFD615X2 High Speed MOSFET Gate Drive Demonstration Board
FORT COLLINS, Colo., September 29, 2016 --- IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS), a leader in power semiconductors, mixed-signal and digital ICs for power conversion and motion control applications, announced today the introduction of the DVRFD615X2 high speed MOSFET demonstration board by its IXYS Colorado division
The DVRFD615X2 is a general-purpose circuit board designed to simplify the evaluation of the IXRFD615X2 dual high speed MOSFET gate driver, and to provide a building block for power circuit development. The IXRFD615X2 gate driver is factory installed on the demonstration board and is fully tested. The board configuration allows mounting of either the DE-150 or DE-275 series high speed MOSFETs.
The board design allows both the driver and MOSFETs to be attached to a heat sink, and in doing so allows the DVRFD615X2 to be used as a ground referenced, low-side power switch for both single-ended and push-pull topologies. The board is easy to use, simply provide two input signals and a DC power supply to operate
- Choose either DE150 or DE275 series package for use
- Easy to use, requiring only the two input signals and supply voltage
- Fully tested and operational
- Optimized layout to reduce parasitic inductance
- Small overall board size
- Evaluation of IXRFD615X2 MOSFET gate driver
- Low-side ground referenced power switch
- Building block for single-ended and push-pull topologies
“The DVRFD615X2 provides a convenient, easy to use demonstration board to simplify the evaluation of and circuit design using the IXRFD615X2 dual high speed gate driver and DE-Series MOSFETs.” commented Stephen Krausse, General Manager of IXYS Colorado. “With optimized circuit board layout and the low-inductance packaging of the driver and MOSFETs, the DVRFD615X2 offers a fully assembled, off the shelf power switch with an excellent combination of power, size and performance once selected MOSFETs are installed.”
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