Diodes Inc. — AL1673: Universal Flyback and Buck-Boost Single Stage Dimmable LED Driver


The AL1673 is a high-performance single stage LED driver-converter operating in flyback and buck-boost topologies, targeting dimmable LED lighting applications. It operates in BCM mode which results in good EMI and efficiency. It supports analog and PWM dimming modes. When a 0.3~2.4V DC signal is applied on APWM pin, the device will operate in analog […]

Diodes Inc. — Ultra-Low Dropout 150mA: Supports Wide Input Voltage Range with Fixed Output Voltages


The AP7380 series of ultra-low dropout regulators introduced by Diodes Incorporated operates from a wide 24V input voltage range and offers various fixed output voltage options to address common system requirements. These features, combined with high accuracy and an ultra-low quiescent current, make this device well-suited for use in various USB power, portable equipment, consumer, […]

Diodes – BCR401U/402U: Linear Constant Current Regulators


The BCR401U/402U monolithically integrates a transistor,  diodes and resistors to function as a constant current regulator (CCR) for LED driving. The devices regulate with a preset 10mA/20mA nominal current that can be adjusted with external resistor up to 100mA. It is designed for driving 0.25W LEDs in strings and will reduce current at increasing temperatures […]

Diodes Incorporated – AP3401 and AP3428: 1A DC-DC Buck Converters Achieve High Light-Load Efficiency


The AP3401/AP3428 is a current mode, PWM synchronous buck DC-DC converter, capable of driving a 1A load with high efficiency and excellent line and load regulation. AP3401/AP3428 delivers 1A maximum output current while consuming only 40μA no-load quiescent current. Ultra-low RDS(ON) integrated MOSFETs and 100% duty cycle operation make it an ideal choice for high […]

Diodes – PI3USB31532: Industry First USB 3.1 Gen 2/Display Port 1.3 Crossbar Switch for Type-C


    The PI3USB31532 offers a 6 x 4 differential crossbar signal switch with minimal insertion loss and crosstalk. It supports alternate mode switching that allows SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.1 Gen 2) and 8.1Gbps DisplayPort DP 1.3 signals through a USB-C connector, enabling applications for 4K UHD displays at 120Hz or 8K UHD display at […]

Diodes Inc. – DGD2103/04: Half Bridge Gate Drivers in SO-8


Drivers The DGD2103/4 is a high-voltage/high-speed gate driver family capable of driving N-channel MOSFETs and IGBTs in a half bridge configuration. High-voltage processing techniques enable the DGD2103/4’s high side to switch to 600V in a bootstrap operation. The DGD2103/4 logic inputs are compatible with standard TTL and CMOS levels (down to 3.3V) to interface easily […]

Diodes Inc. – PAM8014: 3.2W Mono Class-D Audio Amplifier


Analog Signal Chain PAM8014: 3.2W Mono Class-D Audio Amplifier The PAM8014 is a 3.2W mono filterless Class-D amplifier with high PSRR and differential input that eliminates noise and RF rectification. It features greater than 90% efficiency and a small PCB area, which makes the PAM8014 Class-D amplifier ideal for portable applications. The output uses a […]

Diodes Inc. – Cost Effective Dimmable LED Driver AL1696 Delivers Wide Triac Compatibility


     The AL1696 LED driver is designed to fit a wide range of triac-dimmable lighting applications, especially retrofit lamps. An integrated MOSFET, which also eliminates the need for an auxiliary winding, reduces BOM cost and component count while the option of three MOSFET voltage/current ratings provides design flexibility for meeting manufacturing requirements for residential lighting. […]

Diodes Inc. : AP65352/353 – 3A Adaptive COT Synchronous DC-DC Buck Converters


Power Regulation, Conversion and Management The AP65352/353 is an adaptive, constant on-time mode synchronous buck converter providing high efficiency, excellent transient response and high DC output accuracy for low voltage regulation. The constant on-time control scheme handles wide input/output voltage ratios and provides low external component count. The internal proprietary circuit enables the device to […]

Diodes Inc. – AL1696: Cost-Effective Dimmable LED Driver With Wide Triac Compatibility


Power Regulation, Conversion and Management The AL1696 is a highly integrated high power factor constant current converter for mains dimmable LED driver applications. The AL1696 is based on buck or buck-boost topology and operating in boundary conduction mode (BCM) to ease in EMI/EMC qualification and testing to meet the latest regulatory standards. The design only […]