Diodes Incorporated Articles
LED driver from Diodes Incorporated increases reliability of high brightness lamp systems
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a multi-topology LED driver IC designed to increase the reliability of high brightness lamps in automotive, industrial and commercial lighting systems. The ZXLD1370 LED driver controller operates in buck, boost and buck-boost modes. It combines patent pending control loops and high-side current sensing to ensure accurate current control of LED strings.
High-side current monitors from Diodes Incorporated simplify measurement at high voltage
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of 6 high reliability current monitors for 40V and 60V operation. The ZXCT108X devices detect current in a high side sense resistor and reference it to ground, thereby reducing system circuit complexity and cost.
Diodes Incorporated - high-voltage dual-input charger for more reliable battery charging
For a variety of handheld equipment requiring both USB and AC/DC power adapter charging inputs, Diodes Incorporated has introduced the API9221 lithium ion/polymer battery charger IC. This dual-input IC enables USB host and DC adaptor connections, delivering charge currents in accordance with the USB standard or up to 1.2A, respectively.
Power switches provide complete USB port protection
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of 6 high-side power switches offering complete port protection for a wide range of self-powered and bus-powered USB and other hot swap applications. Designed to tolerate heavy capacitive loads and short circuits, the AP21x2A dual channel devices are available with maximum load current ratings of 0.5A, 1.0A and 1.5A, and both polarities of enable input.
LED lighting drivers from Diodes Incorporated simplify low power single cell applications
The ZXLD381 and ZXLD383 LED drivers from Diodes Incorporated have been designed to provide the simplest possible solution for driving low power high brightness LEDs from a single solar or rechargeable battery cell. PFM DC-DC converters with an on-board low saturation voltage switching transistor, the devices only need an inductor for high efficiency LED illumination.
Diodes Incorporated introduit des convertisseurs haute fréquence « buck » plus petits mais avec des rendements plus élevés
Le convertisseur AP5100 step-down de Diodes Incorporated a été conçu avec l'objectif d'occuper moins de place et d'apporter un meilleur rendement dans des applications comme les décodeurs, les modems et autres solutions de puissance. Conditionné dans un boîtier compact SOT26 6 broches, ce convertisseur de faible coût se distingue par la présence d'un MOSFET de puissance intégré et par une fonction de compensation interne, ce qui rédui...
Diodes Incorporated introduces high frequency buck converter to save space and increase efficiency
The AP5100 step-down converter from Diodes Incorporated has been designed to bring space savings and efficiency improvements to set top box, modem and distributed power applications. Provided in the compact 6-pin SOT26 package, this low cost converter features a built-in power MOSFET and internal compensation to limit external component requirements.
Les transistors bipolaires PowerDI5 de Diodes Incorporated permettent d'importantes économies de place
Diodes Incorporated vient d'annoncer ses premiers transistors en boîtier CMS miniature PowerDI®5, en introduisant initialement une gamme de 12 transistors qui ont été conçus avec la technologie d'émetteur en matrice de la 5e génération de la société pour permettre aux concepteurs d'augmenter la puissance tout en diminuant les dimensions.
PowerDI5 bipolars from Diodes Incorporated bring big space savings
Diodes Incorporated has announced its first transistor products in its miniature PowerDI5 surface mount package. Designed on the company's 5th generation matrix emitter process, a range of 12 NPN and PNP transistors has initially been released, helping designers to significantly raise power densities and shrink solution size.
Diodes Incorporated announces next generation DBS product family
Diodes Incorporated has announced the introduction of a new family of low noise block (LNB) controllers for direct broadcast satellite (DBS) applications. In smaller packaging and operating at lower voltages and higher levels of accuracy than previous generations, six new devices aim to increase the efficiency and reliability of LNB designs while reducing overall size.
Diodes' LED driver reduces size and cost of lighting products
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a 1 Amp rated linear mode constant current LED driver specifically designed to reduce the size and cost of a range of general illumination products, including flashlights and lighting in emergency, garden, and poolside applications.
High voltage diode array tolerates phone line transients
With a breakdown voltage rating of 400V, the MMBD5004BRM quad switching diode array from Diodes Incorporated is designed to withstand worst case line transients in DAA modem tip-and-ring telephone line interfacing and general off-line rectification applications.
Diodes Incorporated raises USB port protection with single channel power switches
Diodes Incorporated has introduced 0.5A single channel power switches optimized for USB port protection and other 3V-5V hot swap interconnects. The AP2145 (active low enable) and AP2155 (active high enable) provide complete protection solutions for consumer, computing and communication applications subject to the possibility of heavy capacitive loads and short-circuits.
Diodes Inc - Higher current power switches optimized for USB
For higher current applications Diodes Incorporated has added two new devices to its AP21XX power switch product line. The single channel AP2101 and AP2111 provide a continuous output current capability up to 2A and have been optimized for use in self-powered and bus-powered USB and other 3-5V hot-swap applications.
Diodes' MOSFETs optimised for VoIP applications
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a pair of N-channel MOSFETs offering designers of Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) communications equipment a more rugged solution that significantly reduces circuit complexity and cost.
Diodes Incorporated Wins Manufacturing Site of the Year Award
Diodes Incorporated has received the 'Manufacturing Site of the Year' award from the National Microelectronics Institute (NMI). The award was presented to the company at the NMI's prestigious annual awards dinner held in London.
AP731x and AP733x - Low drop out regulators from Diodes Incorporated improve system stability and transient response
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a range of low drop out linear regulators designed to drive low ESR 1µF MLCC capacitors in order to reduce system-level manufacturing cost and improve control loop stability and transient response.
Diodes Incorporated supports THX Big Room demonstration with high performance audio DAC and pre-amp chip
The Zetex ZXCZM800 multi-channel DAC and digital preamplifier from Diodes Incorporated is playing a key role in the world's first demonstration of the THX Big Room audio concept at CEDIA Expo 2009 in Atlanta USA. A new product design and certification concept introduced by THX Ltd., Big Room aims to bring professional audio quality and performance to prosumer amplifiers, pre-amplifiers and loud speakers used in large, multi-row media rooms and h...
MOSFETs address LCD backlighting
Diodes Incorporated has extended its MOSFET offering with the introduction of 15 devices tailored to the needs of LCD TV and monitor backlighting. Provided in industry standard TO252 and SO8 packaging, the MOSFETs deliver the high power handling and fast switching required by high efficiency CCFL drive architectures.
USB power switches with improved power dissipation and smaller footprint
Expanding on the AP21x1/x2 family, the AP21x6 family of dual USB power switches are said to offer a reduced footprint, improved switch on-resistance and better power dissipation than competing devices. These integrated high-side power switches are optimized for self-powered and bus-powered Universal Serial Bus (USB) and other hot-swap applications.