IR’s Highly Integrated AUIR3240S Gate Driver IC for Stop-Start Applications Helps Reduce Fuel Consumption by up to 15 Percent
International Rectifier today introduced the automotive-qualified AUIR3240S battery power switch for the combustion-engine shut-off and restart function (Stop-Start system) that can help reduce fuel consumption in automotive vehicles by up to 15 percent.The
“Designing a battery management system with the requirement of low current consumption is very challenging using discrete components. The AUIR3240S makes the system robust, reliable and cost effective by cutting down the number of components and the PCB space,” said David Jacquinod, Product Marketing Manager, IR’s Automotive Products Business Unit.
The AUIR3240S is qualified according to AEC-Q100 standards, features an environmentally friendly, lead-free and RoHS compliant bill of materials, and is part of IR’s automotive quality initiative targeting zero defects.
Availability and Pricing
Pricing for the AUIR3240S begins at US $0.85 each in 100,000-unit quantities. Production orders are available immediately. Prices are subject to changes.