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Robust high-side power switch

30 April 2019 Power Electronics / Power Management

Infineon Technologies’ Power PROFET BTS50010-1TAE is a smart high-side switch designed to drive currents up to 40 A d.c. in 12 V systems. With an RDS(ON) down to 1,0 mΩ, the device is packaged in a D2PAK (PG-TO263-7).

The device’s energy robustness and inrush current capability up to 250 A supports the requirements of motorcycle and scooter engine starters. It also addresses automotive, industrial and consumer applications such as lawnmowers or chainsaws, as well as any load with harsh switching demands.

The BTS50010-1TAE can be used to replace mechanical relays, and obviates the need for a suppressor diode, external short circuit protection or components for load current measurement such as shunt/PTC resistors.

For more information contact Dirk Venter, Altron Arrow, +27 11 923 9600, dventer@arrow.altech.co.za, www.altronarrow.com



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