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 – ZXGD3112N7: Best-in-Class Active OR’ing MOSFET Controller


ZXGD3112N7 is a 400V Active OR’ing MOSFET controller designed for driving a very low RDS(ON) Power MOSFET as an ideal diode. This replaces the standard rectifier to reduce the forward voltage drop and overall increase the power transfer efficiency. The ZXGD3112N7 can be used on both high side and low side power supply units (PSU) […]

Diodes Incorporated – AL1692: Triac-Dimmable LED Controller and Driver Drives LED Lamps


The AL1692 is a high performance, high power factor, high efficiency and high precision buck-boost LED driver for mains dimmable LED lamp applications. Its topology provides an accurate output current over wide line and load regulation. The wide switching frequency operates at boundary conduction mode (BCM) to ease EMI/EMC design, and testing to meet the […]

Diodes Incorporated – AP22811/804/814: 2.0A, 2.5A and 3.0A Power Switches for USB Port Protection


Supporting load currents of 2.0A, 2.5A and 3.0A, respectively, this family of devices protects USB ports against overcurrent, short circuit and over-temperature conditions and prevents system damage due to reversed currents or voltages. A typical RDS(ON) of 50mΩ ensures the AP22811/804/814 load switches incur minimal voltage drop and power loss while also providing a fast […]

Diodes Incorporated – AH1389: Miniature Micropower, Dual-Output, Unipolar Hall Switch


The AH1389 is a miniature micropower magnetic Unipolar Hall effect switch IC with dual outputs specifically designed for portable and battery-powered consumer equipment to home appliances and industrial applications. To support battery-powered equipment and low voltage microcontrollers, the AH1389 can operate over the supply range of 1.6V to 3.6V and uses a sleep function to […]

Diodes Incorporated – AL8860: Constant Current DC/DC LED Driver with Low Standby Power Mode


The AL8860 is a hysteresis mode DC/DC step down converter, designed for driving single or multiple series connected LEDs efficiently from a voltage source higher than the LED voltage. The device can operate from an input supply between 4.5V and 40V and provide an externally adjustable output current up to 1A for TSOT25 package and […]

Diodes Incorporated – AL1663/AL1663R: Dimmable LED Controller Drive Lamps up to 150W with High Power Factor


The AL1663/AL1663R is a high performance single stage flyback and Buck-boost controller, targeting dimmable LED lighting application. It is a primary side regulation (PSR) controller which can provide accurate constant current (CC) regulation without optocoupler and secondary control circuitry. It is operating at BCM mode which results in good EMI and efficiency, and keeps high […]

FTM March 2015 Americas Edition


This month’s Application Spotlight is Lighting & Optical. Featured Articles from: Philips Lumileds: Infinite Possibilities One Turnkey Solution Diodes Incorporated: AL5809: Simple, Constant Current Linear Improves LED Current Tolerance TE Connectivity: Light Up the World: NECTOR M Power System Vishay: VEML6040: RGBW Color Sensor with I2C Interface Stay up to date! Sign up to be […]