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LDO regulator increases design flexibility

LDO regulator increases design flexibility
The AZ2085 adjustable LDO regulator, from Diodes Inc, has a minimum load current of just 1mA, a maximum of 3A and an adjust pin current of only 6µA which makes the device, the company claims, able to handle a far wider range of applications than alternative DC linear voltage regulators.
9th April 2014

DC/DC buck converters achieve efficiencies up to 96%

DC/DC buck converters achieve efficiencies up to 96%
Achieving an efficiency as high as 96% while delivering continuous load currents of 4 and 5A, respectively, the AP6550 and AP6540 synchronous DC/DC buck converters have been announced by Diodes Incorporated. The devices are suitable for applications including: gaming consoles; TVs and monitors; set top boxes; distributed power systems; home audio; consumer electronics; network systems; FPGA, DSP and ASIC supplies; and green electronics.
31st March 2014

Voltage reference improves stability & consumption

Voltage reference improves stability & consumption
Introduced to help achieve improvements in both stability and power consumption, the ZXRE330 3.3V shunt voltage reference has been launched by Diodes Inc. Pin compatible with industry-standard parts, the ZXRE330 is offered in surface-mount SOT23 and through-hole TO92 package options.
28th March 2014


Amplifier supports miniaturization of portable products

Amplifier supports miniaturization of portable products
Available in a QFN1515-9L package, the 3W mono Class-D audio amplifier from Diodes Inc supports miniaturization of portable products such as MP3 players, tablets and smart phones. Providing two alternative pin-outs to help simplify board layouts, the PAM8013 and PAM8015 each measure just 1.5mm x 1.5 mm x 0.75mm and use a filterless output architecture to minimize the number of external components and total PCB footprint.
25th March 2014

Space-saving packages for regulator transistors

Space-saving packages for regulator transistors
Designed for 48V circuits in networking, telecomms and PoE equipment, Diodes Incorporated announce new space-saving package options for its ZXTR2000 series of high-voltage linear regulator transistors. Device inputs are actually tolerant up to a maximum of 100V, meaning all regulator transistors offer plenty of headroom in the event of transient over-voltage conditions.
20th March 2014

Single-gate logic devices in tiny DFN0808 package

Single-gate logic devices in tiny DFN0808 package
Delivering significant space and weight savings to portable consumer electronic products, such as phones and tablets, Diodes Incorporated introduce two families of single-gate logic parts in one of the world’s smallest packages, DFN0808. The devices feature a 0.8mm square footprint and an off-board height of 0.35mm.
20th March 2014

60V MOSFET for cellphones and ultra-thin LCD TVs

60V MOSFET for cellphones and ultra-thin LCD TVs
With a footprint measuring 1.6x1.6mm and a typical height of 0.5mm, Diodes Incorporated has introduced what they claim to be the world’s smallest 60V N-channel power MOSFET with an on-resistance of less than 100mΩ. The DMN6070SFCL helps achieve higher power densities in space-critical products, such as cellphones, ultra-thin LCD TVs and hand-held gaming controls.
19th March 2014

Programmable DC/DC converter reduces solution size

Programmable DC/DC converter reduces solution size
The AP3440 is a PWM synchronous buck DC/DC converter suited for low-voltage, high-density power systems. Introduced by Diodes Incorporated, the converter's switching frequency is programmable from 0.2-2MHz, enabling a reduction in the size of external inductors and capacitors and simplification of power supply design.
14th March 2014

Dual phase buck controller suits high current applications

Dual phase buck controller suits high current applications
Designed to provide a high integrity supply for distributed high power architectures, a dual phase synchronous rectified buck controller has been announced by Diodes Incorporated. Delivering an output current of up to 60A with embedded bootstrapped drivers that support 12V+12V driver capability, the AP3595 ensures high efficiency power conversion.
27th February 2014

DC/DC converters boast high 7A current for monitors & TVs

DC/DC converters boast high 7A current for monitors & TVs
A pair of synchronous DC/DC buck converters has been launched for use in applications such as monitors, TVs and STBs. The AP65500 and AP65400, from Diodes Inc, deliver continuous load currents of 5A and 4A respectively, peaking at 7A at an efficiency as high as 96%.
25th February 2014

Op-amp features wide operating range of 2.7V to 16V

Op-amp features wide operating range of 2.7V to 16V
Designed as a drop-in replacement for alternative industry standard parts, the TLV271 is a single channel, rail-to-rail output op-amp from Diodes Inc.
18th February 2014

High voltage regulators for 48V DC power systems

High voltage regulators for 48V DC power systems
Providing a fixed output of 5V (±2%), two high voltage linear regulators have been announced by Diodes Incorporated. Featuring a high drive capability of 50mA, the ZXTR1005K4 and ZXTR1005PD8 regulators are suitable for 48V DC power systems in applications such as telecom, networking and Power-over-Ethernet equipment.
14th February 2014

Reduce component count in stereo speaker applications

Reduce component count in stereo speaker applications
  Reducing the component count in a variety of stereo speaker applications, such as PCs, docking stations and wireless speakers, Diodes Incorporated have released the PAM8407 Class D audio amplifier. This audio component can drive dual 4Ω speakers at 3W per channel from a 5V supply.
12th February 2014

CMOS logic devices extends the battery cell lifetime

CMOS logic devices extends the battery cell lifetime
Extending the battery cell lifetime of a variety of hand-held consumer electronics (such as mobile/smartphones, e-book readers and tablets), the 74AUP2G family of CMOS logic devices are designed specifically for low voltage, low energy operation. This family of dual gate, advanced, ultra-low power CMOS logic devices has been announced by Diodes Incorporated.
16th January 2014

Resettable electronic fuse enhances reliability

Resettable electronic fuse enhances reliability
Suitable for hot plug consumer and industrial products, including external disks, printers and servers, the NIS5132 resettable electronic fuse has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. By protecting against shutdown and catastrophic failures, the fuse can significantly help to raise power system reliability.
19th December 2013

DC motor driver overcomes space constraint challenges

DC motor driver overcomes space constraint challenges
A single-chip IC for driving single-coil reversible DC fans and motors has been introduced by Diodes. Designated the ZXBM5210, the IC reduces component counts and circuit footprints in medium and low power applications, and is available in a choice of SO8 and thermally enhanced SO8 exposed pad packages.
18th December 2013

20W audio amplifier eliminates need for external heatsink

20W audio amplifier eliminates need for external heatsink
Operating at an efficiency of up 95%, the PAM8320 20W mono Class D audio amplifier has been announced today by Diodes Inc. Coming in a space-saving SOP16 exposed pad surface mount package, the PAM8320 eliminates the need for an external heatsink, saving system space and reducing BOM cost.
4th November 2013

Regulator ensures high-quality supply for analog circuits

Regulator ensures high-quality supply for analog circuits
The new AP7340 low-dropout regulator from Diodes Inc is designed to provide a high-quality supply for analog circuits in noise-sensitive audio, video and RF applications due to a high PSRR of 75dB at 1kHz, and a low-noise performance of 60µVrms over the 10Hz to 100kHz range. Coming in a 1.0mm x 1.0mm DFN1010-4 package, the AP7340 suits the highest density portable product designs.
30th October 2013

74LV logic family beats legacy alternatives in speed & power

74LV logic family beats legacy alternatives in speed & power
The new 74LV family of low voltage CMOS logic parts has today been unveiled by Diodes Inc. When comparing against legacy 74AHC and 74HC alternatives, the 74LV family offers speed and power advantages and are provided in a choice of 14-pin TSSOP and SOIC packages. The devices are ideal for use in a wide range of computing, networking and consumer electronic products.
29th October 2013

Micropower hall switches raise detection circuit performance

Micropower hall switches raise detection circuit performance
Diodes Incorprated has today announced an extension of its Hall effect switches family with the introduction of the AH1902 and AH1903 high sensitivity, micropower devices. Offering greater design flexibility as well as power and space savings, the new Hall effect switches help raise the performance of a wide range of contact-less switch applications in consumer, domestic, office and industrial products.
15th October 2013


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