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New low-cost switching regulator module

RECOM expands its low-cost, highly-efficient R-78E switching regulator series with modules featuring 9V, 12V, and 15V output voltages. This series is designed to offer all of the advantages of a standard switching regulator (high efficiency, wide input range, accurate output voltage regulation) but at a lower cost.

Like the existing 3.3V and 5V versions, the new 9V, 12V, and 15V modules are also equipped with short circuit protection. Measuring only 11.6 x 8.5 x 10.4 mm, their compact TO-220-compatible SIP3 package saves valuable board space, and with efficiency up to 95%, these higher power versions of the R-78E still do not require a heat sink.

With a wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and a wide input range, the R-78E series is flexible enough to handle everything from battery operated systems, controls and sensors, positioning systems, and robotics, to medical-grade applications, cooling systems and fans, telecommunications, and highly sensitive measurement equipment.

The modules are IEC/EN60950-1 certified and carry a 3-year warranty. Samples are available from all of RECOM´s global distributors.

Datasheet Part number Power (W) Vin Vout (VDC) Iout (mA) Outputs Case Isolation (kV) SCP (cont.)
R-78E3.3-0.5 1.65 6-28 VDC 3.3 500 1 SIP3 - yes
R-78E5.0-0.5 2.5 7-28 VDC 5.0 500 1 SIP3 - yes
R-78E3.3-1.0 3.3 7-28 VDC 3.3 1000 1 SIP3 - yes
R-78E9.0-0.5 4.5 12-28 VDC 9.0 500 1 SIP3 - yes
R-78E5.0-1.0 5 8-28 VDC 5.0 1000 1 SIP3 - yes
R-78E12-0.5 6 15-28 VDC 12 500 1 SIP3 - yes
R-78E15-0.5 7.5 18-28 VDC 15 500 1 SIP3 - yes