Circuit & System Protection


CE over-voltage/current devices

3 October 2012 Circuit & System Protection

New from TE Circuit Protection is the PolyZen CE (Consumer Electronics) series of circuit protection devices for tablet PCs and other portable consumer electronics. The devices are designed to help protect sensitive electronics from over-voltage and over-current events that can result in costly product returns and warranty issues.

The low-profile (1 mm height) PolyZen products, rated at 2,6 A, integrate a precision Zener diode, with 5,6 V and 13,2 V VZ options, and a PolySwitch PPTC (polymeric positive temperature coefficient) device in a single, surface-mount assembly.

The PolySwitch PPTC element shuts out excessive current while the fault condition remains and helps shield the Zener diode and downstream electronics from damage.

For more information contact TE Connectivity, +27 (0)41 503 4500, udop@te.com, www.te.com



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