Bus power modules are available in 12 and 24V versions with output currents from 5 to 20A. Four series are available, including the PT6620 and PT6650, which can supply output currents of 7 and 5A, respectively. The PT7720 and PT7750 can supply output currents of up to 20A. Applications include distributed power ones using 12 or 24V bus architectures. With efficiencies between 85 and 90%, all four of these products feature output inhibit function, remote sense, and over-temperature shutdown, and are available in surface-mount configurations.
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Load dump occurs when a discharged battery is disconnected while the alternator is generating current and other loads remain on the alternator circuit. If left alone, the electrical spikes and transients will be transmitted along the power line, leading to malfunctions in individual electronics/sensors or permanent damage to the vehicle’s electronic system. Bottom line: An uncontrolled load dump threatens the overall safety and reliability of the vehicle.
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