Renesas Electronics announced a pair of new encapsulated hybrid digital DC/DC PMBus™ power modules, the 10-amp ISL8280M and 15-amp ISL8282M. The hybrid digital power modules offer best-in-class power density of 115mA/mm2 in a 12mm x 11mm package, with up to 95 percent peak efficiency. They are complete single-channel, synchronous step-down regulated power supplies that operate over a wide input voltage range of 5V to 16V.
Also announced today are the new ISL8210M and ISL8212M analog power modules, offered in the same pin-to-pin compatible 12mm x 11mm package with 10A and 15A of output current, respectively. The hybrid digital and analog power modules provide point-of-load (POL) conversion for advanced FPGAs, DSPs, ASICs and memory used in servers, storage, optical networking, telecom, and a broad range of space-constrained industrial applications. Each device integrates a PWM controller, MOSFETs, and inductor inside a new thermally optimized, Grid High Density Array (GHDA) encapsulated module. To complete the power supply, designers simply add input and output ceramic capacitors (more info).