EPC9066 - Development Board

EPC9066 : High Frequency Development Board with Synchronous Bootstrap Gate Drive

EPC Development Board

The EPC9066 development board that can be configured as either a buck converter or a ZVS class-D amplifier. The synchronous bootstrap gate drive enables high efficiency and high frequency operation, up to 15 MHz.

The EPC9066 is a 40 V maximum device voltage, 2.7 A maximum output current, half bridge with onboard gate drives, featuring the EPC8004 enhancement mode (eGaN®) field effect transistor (FET). The gate driver has been configured with a synchronous FET bootstrap circuit featuring the EPC2038 eGaN FET that eliminates high side device losses induced by the reverse recovery losses of the internal bootstrap diode of the gate driver.

Status: Obsolete
Fully assembled reference design developed for testing and performance validation only, not available for sale.
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EPC Development Board
* Assumes inductive load, maximum current depends on die temperature – actual maximum current will be subject to switching frequency, bus voltage and thermal cooling.
# Limited by time needed to ‘refresh’ high side bootstrap supply voltage.