Quasi-Resonant PWM Controller from Diodes Incorporated Optimizes Efficiency in Power Adapter Applications
Plano, Texas - October 11th, 2016 - The AP3301 quasi-resonant (QR) PWM controller introduced by Diodes Incorporated enables the implementation of high-performance, cost-effective power supplies that are capable of meeting DOE6/COC Tier 2 efficiency requirements at all load levels. Targeting the key market of AC-DC adapters for set-top box and gaming console applications, this controller also meets the auxiliary power requirements of ATX/BTX computer motherboards and is suited for use in open-frame switching power supplies.
Plano, Texas - August 19th, 2015 - Diodes Incorporated has introduced the AL1678 family of LED Drivers, which are suitable for driving non-dimmable retrofit LED bulbs in general illumination applications that do not require high power factor (>0.7). Ensuring a low total circuit bill-of-material (BOM) cost while keeping performance high, these 500V buck-converter LED drivers support output powers up to 15W for wide-ranging LED lighting applications such as Class-A/B/P and GU10 lamps across all mains line voltages.
High-Performance Automotive Hall Effect Latch from Diodes Incorporated Features Wide Range of Sensitivity Options
Plano, Texas - July 14th, 2015 - The AH376xQ family of AECQ100-qualified Hall effect latches introduced by Diodes Incorporated offers eight magnetic sensitivity options to cover the requirements of numerous automotive applications. Such uses include commutation, encoding and position control of the various motors, pumps, fans and valves found in vehicle cabins for operating windows, sun roofs, seats, tailgates and air-conditioning. These Hall effect latches can also be used in the engine bay for steering and sensing the speed and position of the crankshaft, camshafts, cooling fans, and water, oil and fuel pumps.