Item No.: CO4205-1K

Course: DC-DC Step-Up Converters in HEV and EV

For inverters in electric and hybrid vehicles, as well as many other applied circuits, DC voltages of multiple levels are required. This course investigates ways of converting from one DC voltage to another.


  • Experiment card (step-up-converter)t
  • Labsoft browser, course software and additional VIs
  • Storage case
  • Jumpers
  • Extra capacitor
  • Two coils with iron core

Components on experiment card:

  • Push-buttons
  • Electronic circuitry for a DC-DC converter
  • Electrical controller for electronics with indicator light
  • Sockets for a coil
  • Sockets for extra capacitor
  • Sockets for jumpers to connect components
  • Measurement sockets

Training contents

  • Fundamental of DC-DC converters
  • Compiling repair shop orders
  • Diagnostic functions
    • Reading out fault memory with a diagnostic tester
    • Classifying faults in vehicle systems
  • Function and design of a pilot line
    • Design of electric circuit
    • Principle of operation
    • Control
    • Circuit variants
  • Repair methods and conversations with customers
    • Selection of repair actions
    • Working with spare part numbers
  • Investigation using measuring instruments
  • Course duration 6 hours approx.

Operating voltage:

  • Input voltage 5V DC
  • Output voltage 5-40V DC


  • 100 x 170 mm (width x height), 0.8 kg