Electronic Circuit Drivers

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

AC Step Driver for LED Bulbs optimizes line regulation.

October 12, 2015

Supplied in 2 x 2 mm DFN package, XR46073 serves as 2-step LED current controller for AC step driving with optimized line regulation primarily for A19 LED bulb applications. TRIAC-dimmable IC integrates 2 steps of current control to LED strings, improving circuit line regulation by monitoring line voltage and adjusting LED drive current proportionally. Integrating overvoltage and over temperature protection, RoHS-compliant product offers system power regulation over ±10% AC input. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surface Mount Power MOSFETs feature Kelvin connections.

October 9, 2015

Supplied in surface mount PowerPAK® 8 x 8 package, 600 V Models SiHH26N60E, SiHH21N60E, SiHH14N60E, and SiHH11N60E feature large drain terminal for low thermal resistance and Kelvin source connection that can increase efficiency by optimizing gate drive signal. Devices offer low on-resistance down to 0.135 Ω at 10 V and ultra-low gate charge down to 31 nC. RoHS-compliant and halogen-free, MOSFETs are suited for telecom, server, computing, lighting, and industrial applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Half-Bridge Gate Driver creates high power density solution.

October 5, 2015

Designed for discrete power MOSFETs and IGBTs that operate up to 600 V, Model UCC27714 provides 4 A source and 4 A sink current capability. Device delivers 90 ns propagation delay, tight control of propagation delay with max of 125 ns across -40 to 125°C, and tight channel-to-channel delay matching of 20 ns across -40 to 125°C. Supplied in SOIC-14 package, UCC27714 enables high power density in high-frequency, offline AC/DC power supplies used in server, telecom, and industrial designs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Constant Current Dimming LED Driver provides flicker-free output.

September 18, 2015

Introduced in 40 W format, TLED40W series 700 mA constant-current driver carries IP66 rating and delivers fully isolated dimming with Class 2 wiring techniques. Deep dimming, as low as 1% depending on light engine utilized, enables use in diverse applications. While dimming leads are completely unconnected from AC input and DC output and promote compatibility with range of controls, dimming source current of under 500 µA allows more drivers and fixtures on one dimmer. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Single-Chip DDICs support Ultra-HD for smartphones, tablets.

July 15, 2015

Display driver integrated circuit (DDIC) solutions include R61350, R63350, R63450B, and R63424, which respectively provide support for HD, Full HD (FHD), Wide Quad HD (WQHD), and Ultra HD (UHD) panel resolutions in global OEMs' smartphones and tablets. Color space management is improved using color enhancement (CE Version 4.0) function that can adjust white level independently of RGBCMY, and image quality advancements are enabled by Super Scaling technology. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Single-Chip TDDI Solutions enhance smartphone/tablet displays.

July 15, 2015

ClearPad® 4300 touch and display driver integration (TDDI) solution enables thinner smartphones and tablets with brighter displays and borderless designs. Noise mitigation and capacitive sensing performance result in zero display noise, while local area ACO allows contrast control by region with support for 1 billion colors. Other features include low power wake-up gestures, gloved touch and moisture performance, face detect, passive pen support, and Content Adaptive Brightness Control. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC/DC Converter Control IC drives SiC MOSFETs.

June 30, 2015

Designed specifically for SiC MOSFET drive in industrial equipment such as servers and other large power applications, Model BD7682FJ-LB includes multiple protection functions that enable support for voltages up to 690 Vac. Device integrates gate drive circuit as well as quasi-resonant system that delivers lower noise and higher efficiency versus conventional PWM methods. With support for 120 kHz switching frequencies, IC expands applicability. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

IGBT/MOSFET Driver saves space in compact inverters.

June 1, 2015

With 2.5 mm height and minimum 8 mm clearance, Model VOL3120 is suited for motor drives, alternative energy, welding equipment, and other high-working-voltage applications. Device provides high isolation voltage ratings of VIORM = 1,050 V and VIOTM = 8,000 V. Operating from 15–32 V with current consumption of 2.5 mA, driver boasts typical delays of <250 ns and rise/fall times of 100 ns. Common mode transient immunity of more than 48 kV/µs eliminates noise issues from low-voltage areas on PCB. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

N-Channel 40/60 V MOSFETs reduce losses to increase efficiency.

May 22, 2015

Breakdown voltage is 40 V for NTMFS5C404NLT, NTMFS5C410NLT, and NTMFS5C442NLT, which respectively have max RDS(on) values of 0.74, 0.9, and 2.8 mΩ and continuous drain current ratings of 352, 315, and 127 A. Breakdown voltage rating is 60 V for NTMFS5C604NL, NTMFS5C612NL and NTMFS5C646NL, which feature respective max RDS(on) values of 1.2, 1.5, and 4.7 mΩ and continuous drain currents of 287, 235, and 93 A. Gate capacitance, down to 2,164 pF, minimizes driver losses for all devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Chipset creates complete Half-Bridge Gate Drive block.

May 5, 2015

Designed to drive market availability of normally-on (JFET, MESFET) as well as normally-off (MOSFET) transistors, XTR26020 Chipset enables users to create Half-Bridge Gate Drive block with dedicated power supply block in 120 x 32 x 10 mm mechanical size using 6-layer PCB with active and passive components on one side. Device includes isolated communication protocol, cross conduction prevention inherent mechanism, on-chip soft shut-down switch, and on-chip Miller clamp. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Drivers include programmable and battery backup versions.

April 24, 2015

DALI and 0–10 V programmable ThoroLED™ drivers are offered with handheld programmer that can set different current outputs for drivers being used in luminaires – directly on production line bench – either stand-alone or connected to computer. Also available, HotSpot™ All-In-One LED Driver/Emergency Battery Pack suits LED luminaire manufacturers that require stand-by battery backup in case of power interruption. Design also simplifies installation and wiring. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Cable Driver supports SDI- and IP-based 4K video.

April 15, 2015

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, LMH1218 supports uncompressed 4K ultra high definition (UHD) video transmission using SDI and 10 GbE protocols. Transmission of up to 12 Gbps enables UHD resolution of 4K at 60p frame rate over one coax cable. With integrated reclocker, cable driver supports coax cable and optical media for uncompressed video transmission inside buildings and over long-haul networks. Board diagnostics are included, and typ power consumption is 300 mW. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Gate Driver ICs are AEC Q100-qualified.

April 13, 2015

With both outputs and inputs rated to 35 V, Series IXD_614SI is suited for switched-mode power supplies used in electric and hybrid electric vehicles, motor drives, and traction inverters. Outputs are capable of sourcing and sinking 14 A of peak current with rise and fall times of less than 25 ns. ICs have AEC Q100 Grade 1 ambient operating temperature range of -40 to +125°C, can withstand negative voltage spikes of greater than 5 V on inputs, and are virtually immune to latch-up. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power MOSFET Gate Driver suits automotive applications.

April 8, 2015

Housed in 2.8 x 2.9 mm PS-8 package, single-channel Model TPD7104F enables use of N-channel power MOSFETs for high-side switching applications. IC features self-contained charge pump that optimizes MOSFET switch and eliminates need for external components. Providing overcurrent protection and diagnostic functions, device is suited for automotive applications using 12 V batteries to operate N-channel MOSFETs, including semiconductor relays and load switches. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Isolated Gate Driver suits high power density applications.

April 3, 2015

Aimed at high-density power converters, motor drives, and actuators based on SiC transistors, power MOSFETs, and IGBTs, HADES® v2 chipset uses 3 ICs: HADES2P on primary side, HADES2S on secondary, and quad-diode ELARA. Unit includes all functions to drive gates of power switches in isolated, high voltage half bridge. HADES® is available in hermetic packages for extreme temperature applications up to 225°C, as well as in plastic packages for systems where temperature does not exceed 175°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Drivers support wireless configuration/programming.

February 26, 2015

Ozone 150W Programmable Driver series and MESO 50W Programmable Driver series support wireless RFID programming, which lets lighting fixture designers simultaneously configure feature set of multiple devices without removing them from packaging. RFID pad antenna size determines number of concurrently programmable units, and handheld antenna is also available for single driver programming. Within seconds, drivers can be programmed for current, dimming features, and fades. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Constant Current Dimmable LED Driver features Ethernet control.

February 12, 2015

Intended for powering Aurora™ Classic Line Source Illuminators, Model 5000D-100 provides constant current in continuous, pulsed, or PWM modes. Embedded system adds network control with 10/100Mbps Ethernet connectivity. Solution may also be used with third party LED illuminators as constant current DC to DC driver/controller. Features include temperature sensors, cooling fan operation tied to +24 Vdc input power, and 3-digit display of operating current setting and operating mode. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power MOSFET Drivers come in thermally efficient, small packages.

January 29, 2015

Offered in SOT-23 and 2 X 2 mm DFN packages, MCP14A005X and MCP14A015X feature driver architecture for high speed operation; fast transitions and short delay times allow responsive circuit operation. Low input threshold is compatible with Microchip PIC® MCUs and dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) while maintaining noise immunity and hysteresis. Users can design applications with MCUs operating as low as 2.0 V, using driver to boost output signal to 18 V, reducing power/conduction loss.
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MOSFET Gate Drivers operate from 4.5-35 V.

January 20, 2015

Housed in 3 x 3 mm DFN package, Models IX4426/7/8M are capable of sourcing and sinking 1.5 A, and can switch 1,000 pF load in less than 10 ns. For high current requirements, 2 outputs can be paralleled for total of 3 A peak sourcing and sinking current. Inputs are TTL and CMOS compatible and are virtually immune to latch-up. Operating from -40 to +125°C, Models IX4426/7/8M are suitable for driving MOSFETs, IGBTs, and SiC devices in SMPS applications, motor controls, and DC-DC converters. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Power Capacitive Touch IC fosters wearables UI development.

December 29, 2014

Fostering development of capacitive touch-enabled UIs for wearables and battery-powered applications, QTouch® Surface works with Atmel | SMART MCUs, features Peripheral Touch Control, and uses <10% CPU processing power. Solution consumes 4 µA min in standby, offers scan rates up to 100Hz, and supports multi touch on 2.7 and 5.5 in. surface sizes with respective edge to edge touch separation of 2 and 5.5 mm. Capacitive touch surface control with wake-up on surface touch is supported.
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