Vishay MGDT series miniaturised gate drive transformers

Vishay has launched the MGDT series of miniaturised gate drive transformers with 8mm creepage and clearance in a compact planar package

Vishay MGDT Series Miniaturised Gate Drive Transformers

Vishay has introduced a new series of miniaturised gate drive transformers designed to save space in high power military and aerospace, industrial, and medical applications. Featuring a compact 20.57 mm by 18.42 mm planar package with a low 11.43 mm profile, Vishay Custom Magnetics’ MGDT series devices offer low losses and 8 mm minimum creepage and clearance.



  • Compact 20.57 mm by 18.42 mm planar package with low 11.43 mm profile
  • 8 mm minimum creepage and clearance
  • Available with surface-mount or through-hole terminations and multiple turn ratios
  • Drive high side MOSFETs and IGBTs on busses up to 1200 V
  • Operate over a frequency range from 100 kHz to 500 kHz
  • High dielectric strength to 3750 VAC from drive to gate
  • Leakage inductance of 0.5 µH



  • Isolated half-bridge, full-bridge, and dual active forward power converters in:
    • High power military and aerospace
    • Industrial
    • Medical

Vishay MGDT Miniaturised Gate Drive Transformers | Avnet Abacus

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