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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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Littelfuse, Inc.

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Array protects differential data lines.

August 14, 2014

Housed in 3.0 x 2.0 mm µDFN-10 package, Model SP2574NUTG protects differential data lines from ESD, CDE, EFT, and lightning-induced surge damage. Device can protect up to 4 channels or 2 differential pairs up to 40 A and 30 kV ESD. Low capacitance of 3.8 pF from each I/O to ground, low dynamic resistance of 0.13 Ω, and low clamping voltage make product suitable for protecting high-speed data interfaces, such as 1 GbE applications found in notebooks, switches, and servers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Arrays dissipate 8 A of induced surge current.

July 21, 2014

Constructed with silicon diodes, unidirectional SPHV and bidirectional SPHV-C Series 200W Discrete TVS Diode Arrays provide ESD protection up to ±30 kV. Units can safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes above maximum level of  IEC61000-4-2 international standard without performance degradation. With SOD882 packages, AEC-Q101 qualified devices are suited for replacing 0402-sized multilayer varistors in applications such as automotive electronics, LED lighting modules, and portable instrumentation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diode Array increases automotive electronics reliability.

July 3, 2014

AEC-Q101 qualified SM24CANA Series protects automotive Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus from damage due to ESD, electrical fast transient (EFT), and other overvoltage transients. With low dynamic resistance of 0.7 Ω typ and low capacitance fo 11 pF typ, this 200 W TVS Diode Array (SPA® Diodes) absorbs repetitive ESD strikes above max level specified in IEC61000-4-2 (±8 kV) without performance degradation and dissipates 3 A of surge current with minimal clamping voltages. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

IGBT and Rectifier Diode Modules come in diverse package designs.

May 23, 2014

Intended for power control applications, Half-Bridge Circuit IGBT Modules come in S, D, or WD packages with ratings up to 1,200 V and 600 A. Minimized loss promotes efficiency and switching speed, while short circuit capability reduces protection requirements. With ratings up to 1,800 V and 200 A, Phase Leg and Common Cathode Circuit Rectifier Diode Modules come in S and A packages. Reverse recovery loss promotes operational efficiency, and forward voltage allows for reduced heat dissipation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surge Protection Modules suit LED lighting applications.

April 17, 2014

Constructed with thermally protected varistors, Models LSP05 and LSP10 protect outdoor LED fixtures with max lightning surge current ratings of 10,000 A and 20,000 A, respectively. LSP05 Module is configured with parallel connections, while LSP10 Module is available with either parallel or series connections. Built-in thermal disconnect function provides additional protection from catastrophic failures and fire hazards. Both provide real-time indication when SPD module needs to be replaced. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

AEC-Q200 Compliant Varistor protects automotive electronics.

March 28, 2014

With max peak surge current rated up to 5 kA (8/20 µsec pulse), radial-leaded varistors of AUMOV™ Series protect sensitive vehicle systems from voltage transients induced by load dump, jump starts, and other events. Phenolic coating option accommodates demands of harsh, under-hood environments with operating temperatures up to 125°C. Available in 5, 7, 10, 14, and 20 mm disc sizes, varistors have 16–50 Vdc range and also serve vehicle passenger compartment applications. Read More

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