Press release date: March 1, 2014
Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces availability of Fairchild Semiconductor’s 650V Green Mode Buck Switches, offering the highest power efficiency with system design scalability.
To give designers power scalability to increase power ratings of devices for additional system functionality while simplifying designs for energy efficient home appliance, industrial motor and smart meter applications, Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FSL306 and FSL 336 650 V Green Mode AC Buck Switches.
These devices offer burst-mode operation with the low available operating current (250 µA) that helps to reduce standby mode power consumption for increased energy efficiency. Power scalability from 0.5 W to 3 W (FSL306) through the adjustable current limit pin helps simplify designs and reduce design time.
The FSL306 and FSL336 provide higher reliability through rich protection features, such as a Safe Auto Restart Mode. After a fault condition, the switch waits 650 ms before restarting. This feature reduces the stress on the system during a long-term fault, improving system reliability.
These devices combine a PWM controller and a discrete MOSFET in a single package. A high-voltage regulator enables operation without the need for an auxiliary bias winding. Using a built-in error amplifier, the FSL306 and FSL336 provide direct feedback without a shunt regulator, which helps reduce the overall bill of material cost while also saving board space.
To purchase product(s) or for more information about Fairchild Semiconductor, Green Mode Buck Switches, Power Switches, the FSL306 Series, the FSL336 Series, PWM Controllers, and Discrete MOSFETs, as well as access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.
About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications