DC/DC Converters

DC/DC Converters


ATS designs and manufactures DC/DC choppers for traction, propulsion, regenerative brake protection, battery charging, solar and more.

DC Motor Controllers

A520 Series – Locomotive Traction &
Marine Propulsion DC Chopper

Controls Field or Armature of DC Motors

  • DC Bus Voltage: 750V & 1000V versions available
  • Rated Current: 1000A & 700A versions available
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 600 kW & 635 kW versions available
  • EN45545 Compliant
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A300725 – Dual Chopper

Controls Field and/or Armature of DC Motors

  • DC Bus Voltage: 750V
  • Rated Current: 500A
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Brake Choppers

A520 Series – Brake Chopper

Controls excessive voltage caused by dynamic braking by dumping energy into power resistor(s)

  • DC Bus Voltage: 750V
  • Rated Current: 1500A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 1430 kW
  • EN45545 Compliant
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BM601 – Brake Chopper

Regenerative Protection Module – Controls excessive voltage caused by dynamic braking by dumping energy into power resistor(s)

  • DC Bus Voltage: 750V
  • Max Current: 600A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 380 kW
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A300635 – Locomotive & Marine Brake Chopper

Controls excessive voltage caused by dynamic braking by dumping energy into power resistor(s)

  • DC Bus Voltage: 800V
  • Rated Current: 2000A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 1425 kW
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A310107 – Locomotive & Marine Brake Choppers

Controls excessive voltage caused by dynamic braking by dumping energy into power resistor(s)

  • DC Bus Voltage: 1100V
  • Rated Current: 700A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 935 kW

Status: Not recommended for new designs

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Solar & Battery Choppers

A520 Series – Solar Cell DC/DC Chopper

Controls energy captured from solar cells

  • DC Bus Voltage: 750V
  • Rated Current: 500A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 350 kW
  • EN45545 Compliant
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A30775 Solar Cell DC/DC Chopper

Controls energy captured from solar cells

  • DC Bus Voltage: 750V
  • Rated Current: 500A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 350 kW

 

Status: Not recommended for new designs

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Power Supplies

LU300b DC/DC Power Supply

Compact 12V DC/DC converter used in battery or trolley-operated vehicles such as buses, locomotives and street cars

  • DC Bus Voltage: 90 – 360 V
  • Rated Current: 25A
  • Power at Rated Voltage: 300 W
  • Reverse polarity protection
  • Isolated

 

(24V version available)

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