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Littelfuse, Inc.

8755 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL, 60631, US

  • 800-522-7697

Marketing:
Rhonda Stratton
Marketing Communications Manager
USA
Phone: 773-628-0644
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Engineering:
Chad Marak
Product Manager, PLED
USA
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

ESD Suppressors protect electronics from up to 30 kV discharges.

August 3, 2015

Available in 0402- and 0603-sized, flat-topped, SMT packages respectively suited for applications up to 24 and 32 Vdc, XGD Series XTREME-GUARD™ ESD Suppressor protects sensitive electronics against ESD to 30 kV. Design enables safe absorption of repetitive ESD strikes of near 4X max level specified in IEC61000-4-2 without performance degradation. After multiple ESD strikes, current leakage of <1 nA minimizes power consumption. Capacitance is 0.04 pF for XGD10402 and 0.09 pF for XGD10603. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Arrays offer peak pulse power rating of 250 W.

July 9, 2015

Housed in 2.0 x 1.0  µDFN-08 package with 0.40 mm typical height, 3.3 V Series SP3312T can safely absorb up to 15 A per IEC 61000-4-5 without performance degradation and minimum ±30 kV ESD per IEC 61000-4-2. Devices integrate 4 channels of low capacitance diodes to protect sensitive I/O pins from damage due to lightning-induced surge events and electrostatic discharge. Targeted applications include 10/100/1000 Ethernet, LAN/WAN equipment, home automation, and security. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Varistors meets high DC voltage and surge requirements.

July 7, 2015

Expanded with models offering continuous voltage ratings from 65–125 Vdc and surge current ratings up to 10 kA (8/20 µsec pulse), LV UltraMOV™ Varistor Series includes models with disc diameters of 5, 7, 10, 14, and 20 mm. Voltage ratings meet requirements for telecommunication applications, while peak surge current rating enhances reliability and extends end product lifetime. Choice of epoxy or phenolic coatings is available, and latter supports operation up to 125°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Upscreened High-Reliability TVS Diodes suit avionics applications.

June 26, 2015

Screened and sorted for use in DC line protection for reliability-critical applications, 5KP/15KPA/30KPA-HR and 5KP/15KPA/30KPA-HRA Series protect sensitive electronic equipment from voltage transients induced by lightning surges and other transient voltage events. Products, available in P600 packaging, are also suited for ESD protection. Customizable upscreening and sorting flow solutions are available to meet requirements of aerospace, military, industrial, and medical applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diodes protect sensitive automotive electronics.

June 17, 2015

Supplied in DO-15 (DO-204AC) package, TP6KE Series protects sensitive electronic equipment from voltage transients induced by load dump and other transient voltage events. These AEC-Q101 qualified products, available as unidirectional and bidirectional polarity devices with 10–77 V standoff voltage range, provide 600 W peak pulse power dissipation, have operating junction temperature up to 175°C, and comply with IEC 61000-4-2 and IEC 61000-4-4 standards. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

TVS Diode Arrays combine ESD protection with small footprint.

May 28, 2015

Featuring back-to-back zener diodes, TVS Diode Arrays protect electronic equipment that may experience destructive electrostatic discharges. Measuring 0.52 x 0.27 mm, SP1013 and SP1014 Series enable 0.25 mm product pitch, while SP1020 and SP1021 Series come in 01005 flip chip package measuring 0.181 x 0.230 x 0.440 mm to save PCB space. Able to absorb repetitive ESD strikes (Level 4, ±8 kV contact discharge), arrays are suited for smartphones, digital cameras, wearable technology, and tablets. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Array provides 4 lines of ESD protection.

May 18, 2015

Housed in 0.93 x 0.53 mm flip chip package, bidirectional SP1015 Series protects data lines that may experience destructive ESD. Diodes can safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes (±20 kV contact, ±30 kV air) well above maximum level specified in IEC61000-4-2 international standard without performance degradation. With just 0.65 Ω of dynamic resistance, SP1015 Series supports low clamping voltage needed to protect small-geometry ICs used in modern electronic devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Arrays protect low-voltage CMOS devices.

March 12, 2015

Protecting Ethernet and WAN/LAN equipment, switching systems, and computers from effects of ESD and lightning-induced transients, SLVU2.8-8 Series comprises 2.8 V, 30 A TVS Diode Array (SPA® Diodes). Capacitance of 2.6 pF per line preserves signal integrity and minimizes data loss, while dynamic resistance of 0.3 Ω optimizes clamping voltage for sensitive chipsets. AEC-Q101-qualified products safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes at ±30 kV and dissipate up to 30 A with low clamping voltages. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Time-Lag AC Fuses offer current ratings of 5, 6.3, and 8 A.

February 23, 2015

Featuring 5 x 20 mm footprint, 835 Series combines maximum interrupting rating of 1,500 A at 250 Vac with surge withstand capability of 1.5 kA 8/20 µs. Ceramic body units protect electronic devices installed in surge-prone environments. Packaged in cartridge and leaded versions, RoHS-compliant devices meet requirements outlined in global IEC 60127-2, Sheet 5 specification for time-lag fuses. Applications include LED/LCD TVs, digital display systems, and digital signage. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

ESD Protection TVS Diode Arrays target fast-charging peripherals.

February 11, 2015

Supplied in 1.8 x 2.0 x 0.55 mm µDFN-6 package, AEC-Q101 qualified SP1255P Series offers 0.3 Ω dynamic resistance and suits such applications as fast-charging peripherals or PoweredUSB. Integration of 3 channels of steering diodes with TVS diode maximizes ESD protection of USB data and ID pins per IEC 61000-4-2 standard. Allocated for Vbus protection, high surge current protection device with working voltage of 12 V protects against lightning level fast transients up to 100 A on USB Vbus line. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Reed Switches combine design flexibility and precision.

February 6, 2015

While promoting layout and design flexibility, MACD-14 reed switch series and surface-mount version MASM-14 Series have close-differential characteristics that benefit applications with limited space and strict accuracy requirements. Hermetically sealed switch contacts are not affected by harsh environments, and low close/open hysteresis provides precise switching. Switching capability is 200 Vdc at up to 10 W, and sensitivity range is 10–30 AT. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Surface Mount Fuses suit space-constrained applications.

January 5, 2015

Featuring 3.15 x 1.5 mm and 6.10 x 2.69 mm footprints, with ratings of 125 Vac and 250 Vac, respectively, 470 and 476 Series NANO2® Subminiature Fuses provide surge tolerance and circuit protection against overload conditions for downstream components. Series 470, operating up to 125°C, meets US ENERGY STAR® surge immunity requirements (1.5 A and above ampere rating only), while Series 476 meets global IEC61000-4-5 2 ed. surge immunity test requirements (3 A and above ampere rating only). Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

AEC-Q101 Qualified TVS Diode increases protection not footprint.

January 5, 2015

Offering 5,000 W (10/1,000 µsec) or 2,200 W (load dump) peak pulse power dissipation rating in P600 package, SLD Series protects automotive electronics – ECU, TCU, BCM, sensor, and entertainment systems – from voltage transients induced by load dump and other transient voltage events. Uni- and bi-directional polarity devices, supporting junction temperature up to 175°C, offer 10–60 V standoff voltage. Electrical performance and dimensions allow circuit protection upgrades in existing footprint.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fast-Acting 5 x 20 mm Fuse carries both 420 Vac and Vdc ratings.

December 22, 2014

Offered in cartridge or axial-leaded versions with current ratings to 16 A, 487 Series ensures optimal coordination between PSU and electrical circuit breaker panel during short-circuit and over-current faults to protect telecom and datacenter equipment. Air circuit breaker trips before fuse opens when circuit is exposed to short-circuit condition. Installed in PSU, fuse opens faster than circuit breaker, removes problematic PSU from branch circuit, and keeps branch circuit live without cutoff. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Capacitance TVS Diode Array protects high-speed data lines.

December 15, 2014

Offered in 0201 flipchip or 0402 packages, SP3022 Series comprises 0.35 pF, 20 kV, bidirectional, discrete TVS diodes that safely absorb ESD strikes over max level specified in IEC61000-4-2 without performance degradation. Back-to-back configuration provides symmetrical ESD protection for data lines when AC signals are present, while leakage of <10 nA at MAX VRWM preserves battery life and signal integrity. Dynamic resistance is 0.7 Ω, and ESD capability is ±20 kV contact discharge. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

IGBT Power Modules control lines rated to 1,700 V-450 A.

November 24, 2014

Intended for motor control and inverter applications, IGBT Power Modules are available in half-bridge, 6-pack, and PIM module designs (standard and custom) in S, D, H, W, and WB packages with ratings up to 1,700 V and 450 A. Rugged semiconductor products, combining speed and efficiency in flexible format, offer short circuit capability and free-wheeling diodes. Positive temperature coefficient devices can be paralleled easily to increase current handling capability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature TVS Diode Array provides 5 channels of ESD protection.

October 27, 2014

Offering 5 ESD diodes in 0402 (0.94 x 0.61 mm) flipchip package, SP1012 Series 5-channel, 6.5 pF, 15 kV bidirectional TVS array (SPA® Diodes) can safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes at max level specified in IEC61000-4-2 without performance degradation. Bidirectional configuration provides symmetrical, >±15 kV ESD protection for data lines when AC signals are present. Dynamic resistance is 0.48 Ω, and nominal 6 V standoff voltages permits protection on 95% of current/future UI's. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Higher-Wattage Fuse allows safe charging of smartphones, tablets.

October 3, 2014

Designed to protect higher-wattage (10–15 W) wall-mount chargers for battery-powered electronic equipment axial lead, 3.6 x 9 mm 777 Series incorporates filler material that provides finely tuned balance between surge tolerance necessary to prevent nuisance fuse tripping with fuse's ability to open safely when short-circuit occurs. Fuse withstands up to 24 hits of 7.5 kV ringwave surge and will open safely on direct short condition without producing soot, sparks, and sounds. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diodes target automotive applications.

September 25, 2014

With peak pulse power dissipation ratings of 1,500 W and 3,000 W, respectively, Series TPSMC and TPSMD protect sensitive electronic equipment from voltage transients induced by load dump and other transient voltage events. AEC-Q101 qualified products help automotive power system pass 1, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, and 5b surge tests operationally as specified by ISO7637-2. Housed in standard DO-214AB package, Series TPSMC and TPSMD offer standoff voltage ranges of 10–77 V and 10–43 V, respectively. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Array protects fragile ICs from ESD.

September 12, 2014

Integrating 2 channels of low capacitance steering diodes and zener diode, SP3014 Series can safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes above maximum specified in IEC61000-4-2 international standard without performance degradation. Dynamic resistance of 0.04 Ω offers designers clamping device capable of protecting sensitive ICs against electrical transients. Presenting 0.5 pF of loading capacitance, SP3014 Series is suitable for high-speed signal lines such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, and 1Gb Ethernet. Read More

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