Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Minneapolis) recently introduced the SXA10, the first series in a new family of surface mountable open-frame dc/dc converters. The new series is targeted for telecommunications, networking, mobile, industrial and distributed power applications. The SXA10 modules measure 2.0 x 1.13 x 0.41 inches, with an average weight of 14g. The series has a 3:1 (25V to 75V) input voltage range with adjustable undervoltage lockout, remote enabling and output voltage trim. Two models are currently available, with outputs of 3.3V and 5.0V. The devices offer full operation over the temperature range of -40 to +85 degrees C ambient with natural convection, up to 100 degrees C with forced air. The 3.3V and 5.0V versions of the SXA10 can be ordered now with eight-week lead times and sell for $19.60 each when purchased in quantities of 5,000.