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Toshiba Launches Low-height Package, Rail-to-Rail Output Gate-drive Photocouplers

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of rail-to-rail output gate-drive photocouplers in low-height SO6L packages, for use in directly driving low- to medium-power IGBTs and power MOSFETs. Mass production shipment will start from today.

Toshiba: Low-height SO6L Package, Rail-to-Rail Output Gate-drive Photocoupler (Photo: Business Wire)

Toshiba: Low-height SO6L Package, Rail-to-Rail Output Gate-drive Photocoupler (Photo: Business Wire)

The new photocouplers, “TLP5751” for driving small-power IGBTs and “TLP5752” and “TLP5754” for driving middle-power IGBTs, utilize the low-height SO6L package. At only 54% the height and 43% the mounting area of Toshiba products that use the DIP8 package, the new products can contribute to the development of thinner and smaller sets. In spite of their low height, the products guarantee a creepage distance of 8mm and isolation voltage of 5kV, making them suitable for applications requiring higher isolation specs.

As for electrical characteristics, the new photocouplers have rail-to-rail output which enables higher efficiency by making operation voltage wider in full-swing. They are available in three output currents, 1A, 2.5A and 4A, to meet a wide range of user requirements. They are also embedded with Toshiba’s original high-power infrared LED, allowing it to be used in a wide range of applications, including those that require high thermo-stability, such as factory automation, home photovoltaic power systems, digital home appliances and UPS.

 

 Key Specifications of the New Products 

Part Number   TLP5751   TLP5752   TLP5754
Peak Output Current ±1.0A   ±2.5A   ±4.0A
Power Supply Voltage 15~30V
Supply Current 3mA (max.)
Threshold Input Current 4mA (max.)
Propagation Delay Time 150ns (max.)
Propagation Delay Skew 80ns (max.)
Rail-to-Rail Output Equipped
VUVLO Function Equipped
Creepage Distance 8mm (min.)
Isolation Voltage 5000Vrms (min.)
Common Mode Transient Immunity ±35 kV/µsec
Operation Temperature Range -40~110 ºC
Accommodated power devices  

Low-power
IGBTs (up to
20A class) and
power MOSFETs

 

Middle-power
IGBTs (up to
80A class) and
power MOSFETs

 

Middle-power
IGBTs (up to
100A class) and
power MOSFETs

 

Follow this link for more on Toshiba photocouplers.
http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/product/opto/coupler/index.html

Customer Inquiries:
Optoelectronic Device Sales & Marketing Department
Tel: +81-3-3457-3431

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation”, and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).
To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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