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Tiny LDO regulator targets fingerprint recognition

Tiny LDO regulator targets fingerprint recognition
Designed to provide the power and I/O supplies for fingerprint recognition modules in consumer electronics, the AP7346 dual LDO regulator has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The device’s 1.7 to 5.25V input voltage range allows it to operate over a full Li-ion battery charge/discharge cycle and provides an output voltage between 1.2 and 3.6V in fixed 0.1V steps, accurate to 1.5%.
2nd September 2015

Hyper-fast rectifier is suited for PFC applications

Hyper-fast rectifier is suited for PFC applications
Designed specifically for use as a boost diode for PFC and continuous conduction mode applications, the DSR8F600 has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The 600V, 8A rectifier features a hyper-fast 20ns reverse-recovery time which reduces PFC MOSFET switching losses, increases switching speed and improves energy efficiency.
11th August 2015

Adaptive COT converters offer excellent transient response

Adaptive COT converters offer excellent transient response
Providing low-voltage regulation with high efficiency and excellent transient response, two adaptive, COT (Constant On-Time) mode synchronous buck converters have been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The AP65355 and AP65455 offer high DC output accuracy at continuous output currents of 3 and 4A, respectively, for applications such as consumer electronics, network systems and 'green' electronics.
21st July 2015


Multifunction gates feature user-customised logic configurations

Multifunction gates feature user-customised logic configurations
Four recent multifunction gates that feature user-customised logic configurations so that a single part can replace multiple devices have been announced by Diodes Incorporated. This product line expansion adds a level of versatility to the company's existing 74AUP1G logic family and provides valuable space and weight saving benefits in space-constrained applications such as fitness wearables, smartphones and other portable consumer electronic devices.
15th July 2015

Protect 1- & 2-cell lithium batteries while charging

Protect 1- & 2-cell lithium batteries while charging
Offering a compact, bi-directional low-loss switch for battery-charging circuits, the DMN2014LHAB and DMN2011UFX dual N-channel enhancement mode MOSFETs have been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The devices are designed for use in chargers for portable devices such as smartphones, tablets, cameras and media players, which use 1- and 2-cell lithium batteries.
10th July 2015

Hot-swap power switches suit devices with Type-C USB

Hot-swap power switches suit devices with Type-C USB
Designed for manufacturers of laptop computers, tablets and Chromebooks deploying the Type-C USB port, the AP21410/AP21510 single-channel current limited power switches have been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. This family of power switches incorporates 0.4A current limiting, while operating from a 2.7 to 5.5V supply with a maximum continuous load current rating of 0.2A.
3rd July 2015

5nA low leakage diodes offer super-fast switching

5nA low leakage diodes offer super-fast switching
Designed for LCD displays, portable electronics, computer products and consumer products, Diodes Incorporated has announced a series of switching diodes. The DLLFSD01x series features a typical 5nA ultra-low leakage current that significantly reduces system power consumption and increases energy efficiency.
2nd July 2015

Self-protected e-Fuse targets consumer applications

Self-protected e-Fuse targets consumer applications
  The NIS5135 resettable electronic fuse, introduced by Diodes Incorporated, has been designed to enhance system reliability against shutdown and catastrophic failures. The fuse is suited to plug and play applications in consumer applications including HDDs, SSDs, printers and STBs.
16th June 2015

Complementary MOSFET pair enhance buck converter power density

Complementary MOSFET pair enhance buck converter power density
Integrating an N-channel and a P-channel MOSFET, the DMC1028UFDB complementary MOSFET pair has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. Aimed at increasing the power density of DC/DC converters, the DMC1028UFDB is customised for PoL converters that step down from 3.3 to 1V for core voltage supply to ASICs.
3rd June 2015

DC/DC converter increases smartphone battery life

DC/DC converter increases smartphone battery life
Achieving typical efficiencies greater than 95%, the miniature AP3403 step-down DC/DC converter from Diodes Incorporated helps lengthen the battery lifetime of smartphones and other low-voltage portable products. This converter is a synchronous PWM device that drives a load at up to 600mA, with high efficiency maintained through a configuration of external resistor, capacitor and inductor components.
2nd June 2015

1.9W class-D audio amplifier extends battery life

1.9W class-D audio amplifier extends battery life
Designed for audio systems that need to deliver a high sound pressure level output from a low supply voltage, a 1.9W class-D audio amplifier has been unveiled by Diodes Incorporated. A built-in boost converter generates the voltage rail for the output stage while using a battery-tracking automatic gain control to adjust the gain and limit battery current when the battery voltage is low, prolonging battery life.
14th May 2015

Compact dual LDO regulator offers high accuracy

Compact dual LDO regulator offers high accuracy
  A dual 300mA LDO regulator that offers high 1% output accuracy and a low quiescent current of 50μA is currently being offered from Diodes Incorporated. The AP7344 features a small package to suit battery-powered consumer products such as cameras, smart phones and tablets.
11th May 2015

LDO delivers dual 150mA outputs with 1% voltage accuracy

LDO delivers dual 150mA outputs with 1% voltage accuracy
An LDO that delivers dual 150mA outputs with high 1% voltage accuracy from a wide 1.7 to 5.25V input voltage range has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. Featuring a low 35μA quiescent current, low RDS(ON) and a six-pin X2 DFN1212 package, the AP7342 is particularly well-suited for compact, low-power, handheld, consumer electronic products such as smart phones, tablets, cameras and portable media players.
5th May 2015

Load switch operates with near-zero quiescent supply current

Load switch operates with near-zero quiescent supply current
Diodes Incorporated has announced the introduction of a single-channel load switch designed to operate from 4.5 to 12V with a near-zero quiescent supply current that makes it suitable for use in battery-powered netbooks, tablets and e-Readers. The AP22850 can handle power up/down sequencing with load currents up to 8A and adjustable start-up and discharge rates.
23rd April 2015

Adjustable shunt regulator reduces standby dissipation

Adjustable shunt regulator reduces standby dissipation
An adjustable shunt regulator which features a 50μA minimum cathode current that is significantly lower than equivalent industry standard 431 devices has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated.This enables manufacturers of switch-mode power supplies to target applications that require very low power dissipation, particularly 12V/19V adaptors/chargers, but also TVs and monitors where standby power consumption is of great importance.
22nd April 2015

Single-channel comparator prolongs battery life

Single-channel comparator prolongs battery life
Designed for use in low voltage battery-powered equipment, the AZV3001 comparator has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The single-channel device consumes only 6μA and provides guaranteed operation from 1.6 up to 5.5V, making it well-suited for use in mobile phones, tablets and notebook computers, where it delivers superior performance and helps extend battery life.
26th March 2015

Integrated regulator minimises PCB area in MCU applications

Integrated regulator minimises PCB area in MCU applications
A regulator, which monolithically integrates a transistor, Zener diode and resistor to provide a 5V 15mA output from inputs of up to 60V, has been released by Diodes Incorporated. Offered in a small SOT-23 package, the ZXTR2105F reduces component count and minimises PCB area in MCU applications, such as DC cooling fans for PCs and servers, as well motor drive, blowers and sensor applications in industrial and automotive market segments.
13th March 2015

Rectifiers increase electronic charge efficiency

Rectifiers increase electronic charge efficiency
Enabling higher integration and efficiency in portable chargers, two synchronous rectifiers combining a driver circuit with an internal MOSFET have been released by Diodes Incorporated. Providing cost effective rectification with reduced power dissipation and using fewer external components, the APR3415 and APR34330 are suitable for applications including adapters/chargers for cellular and cordless phones, ADSL modems and MP3 players.
4th March 2015

Hall effect sensors improve contactless switching accuracy

Hall effect sensors improve contactless switching accuracy
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of micro-power 8-bit Hall effect sensors for contactless switching in portable consumer, domestic and industrial applications. The AH8500, AH8501, AH8502 and AH8503 sensors operate over a supply range of 1.6-3.6V and a magnetic range of ±400G, minimising current consumption down to micro-power levels.
4th March 2015

Amplifier drives bridge-tied speakers & Class-AB headphones

Amplifier drives bridge-tied speakers & Class-AB headphones
A 3W stereo class-D audio amplifier and class-AB headphone driver, the PAM8009, has been released by Diodes Incorporated. Targeting the makers of LCD monitors, all-in-one PCs and video projectors, the device features power limit technology for speaker protection and an advanced DC volume control for precise 64-step gain adjustment, enabling minimal external components to be used.
26th February 2015


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