Railway DC-DC Converters

Vicor's modular power components meet the broader demands of both commuter and freight rail applications

Image of Vicor's Railway DC-DC ConvertersVicor's family of Converter housed in Package (ChiP) DC-DC converter modules (DCM™) modular power components and complete power systems are used for a wide variety of railway applications. The ChiP DCM is an isolated, regulated DC-DC converter module that can operate from an unregulated, wide-range input to generate an isolated DC output. With its high-frequency zero-voltage switching (ZVS) topology, the DCM converter consistently delivers high efficiency across its entire input voltage range.

The Vicor DCM family addresses many requirements in rail applications, particularly the 100 VIN 3623 ChiP. They feature a wide 43 V to 154 V input voltage range targeted at rail applications using 72 V or 110 V nominal voltages. The family provides power conversion for a wide variety of systems, from embedded computer systems to information displays. With efficiencies approaching 93% and power densities of up to 653 W/in3, the ChiP DCM series offers engineers the capability of using compact regulated DC-DC converters for multiple nominal input voltages utilized by the rail and other industries, reducing the number of parts that need to be supported.

Rail Applications
  • Information displays
  • Electric door openers
  • Lighting
  • Engine controls
  • Motor drive controllers
  • Braking systems
  • Embedded computer systems
  • Ticketing machines

Image of Vicor's DCMs for Rail Applications

100 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionVoltage - Output 1Current - Output (Max)Power (Watts)Available QuantityView Details
DCM3623TA5N0480T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 3.3V 80WDCM3623TA5N0480T00DC DC CONVERTER 3.3V 80W3.3V24.3A80W5 - Immediate
DCM3623TA5N0480T00 product page link
DCM3623TA5N13B4T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 12V 240WDCM3623TA5N13B4T00DC DC CONVERTER 12V 240W12V20A240W3 - Immediate
DCM3623TA5N13B4T00 product page link
DCM3623TA5N17B4T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 15V 240WDCM3623TA5N17B4T00DC DC CONVERTER 15V 240W15V16A240W0DCM3623TA5N17B4T00 product page link
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24 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionVoltage - Output 1Current - Output (Max)Power (Watts)Available QuantityView Details
DCM3623T36G53C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 48V 320.2WDCM3623T36G53C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 48V 320.2W48V6.67A320.2W0DCM3623T36G53C2T00 product page link
DCM3623T36G40C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 36V 320.4WDCM3623T36G40C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 36V 320.4W36V8.9A320.4W0DCM3623T36G40C2T00 product page link
DCM3623T36G31C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 28V 320WDCM3623T36G31C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 28V 320W28V11.43A320W0DCM3623T36G31C2T00 product page link
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28 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionVoltage - Output 1Current - Output (Max)Power (Watts)Available QuantityView Details
DCM3623T50M04A2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 3.3V 120WDCM3623T50M04A2T00DC DC CONVERTER 3.3V 120W3.3V36.4A120W0DCM3623T50M04A2T00 product page link
DCM3623T50M06A8T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 5V 180WDCM3623T50M06A8T00DC DC CONVERTER 5V 180W5V36A180W0DCM3623T50M06A8T00 product page link
DCM3623T50M13C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 12V 320WDCM3623T50M13C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 12V 320W12V26.67A320W20 - Immediate
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30 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionVoltage - Output 1Current - Output (Max)Power (Watts)Available QuantityView Details
DCM3623T50T53A6T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 48V 160WDCM3623T50T53A6T00DC DC CONVERTER 48V 160W48V3.4A160W0DCM3623T50T53A6T00 product page link
DCM3623T50T31A6T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 28V 160WDCM3623T50T31A6T00DC DC CONVERTER 28V 160W28V5.8A160W0DCM3623T50T31A6T00 product page link
DCM3623T50T26A6T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 24V 160WDCM3623T50T26A6T00DC DC CONVERTER 24V 160W24V6.7A160W0DCM3623T50T26A6T00 product page link
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48 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionVoltage - Output 1Current - Output (Max)Power (Watts)Available QuantityView Details
DCM3623T75H53C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 48V 320.2WDCM3623T75H53C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 48V 320.2W48V6.67A320.2W0DCM3623T75H53C2T00 product page link
DCM3623T75H40C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 36V 320.4WDCM3623T75H40C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 36V 320.4W36V8.9A320.4W546 - Immediate
DCM3623T75H40C2T00 product page link
DCM3623T75H31C2T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 28V 320WDCM3623T75H31C2T00DC DC CONVERTER 28V 320W28V11.43A320W0DCM3623T75H31C2T00 product page link
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270 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionVoltage - Output 1Current - Output (Max)Power (Watts)Available QuantityView Details
DCM4623TD2K53E0T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 48V 500WDCM4623TD2K53E0T00DC DC CONVERTER 48V 500W48V10.42A500W0DCM4623TD2K53E0T00 product page link
DCM4623TD2K31E0T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 28V 500WDCM4623TD2K31E0T00DC DC CONVERTER 28V 500W28V17.86A500W3 - Immediate
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DCM4623TD2K26E0T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 24V 500WDCM4623TD2K26E0T00DC DC CONVERTER 24V 500W24V20.84A500W0DCM4623TD2K26E0T00 product page link
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275 V DC-DC Converters

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
DCM4623TD2N13C8T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 12V 375WDCM4623TD2N13C8T00DC DC CONVERTER 12V 375W3 - Immediate
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DCM4623TD2N26C8T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 24V 375WDCM4623TD2N26C8T00DC DC CONVERTER 24V 375W43 - Immediate
DCM4623TD2N26C8T00 product page link
DCM4623TD2N31C8T00 datasheet linkDC DC CONVERTER 28V 375WDCM4623TD2N31C8T00DC DC CONVERTER 28V 375W49 - Immediate
DCM4623TD2N31C8T00 product page link
DCM4623ED2N06A9T00 datasheet linkDCM4623TD2N06A9T00 - EVALUATIONDCM4623ED2N06A9T00DCM4623TD2N06A9T00 - EVALUATION0DCM4623ED2N06A9T00 product page link
DCM4623ED2N53C8T00 datasheet linkDCM4623TD2N53C8T00 - EVALUATIONDCM4623ED2N53C8T00DCM4623TD2N53C8T00 - EVALUATION2 - Immediate
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Published: 2018-03-01