Intersil Introduces Industry's Most Robust ORing Controllers for Redundant Power
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MILPITAS, CA, Oct 04 (Marketwire) -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and power management semiconductors, today introduced a robust, compact ORing FET controller that provides power redundancy and protection with minimal power dissipation. The new ISL6146 works with N-channel power MOSFETs to increase power distribution efficiency when replacing a power ORing diode in high current applications. It can be used to provide an N+1 ORing power supply function, along with complete fault reporting for intelligent monitoring. The ISL6146 provides reverse current fault isolation with a 6A turn-off current, delivering the industry's fastest response to preempt potential damage to upstream components in cases of power loss. Measuring just 3mm x 3mm, it is the industry's smallest total solution and requires a minimum number of external components for power supply systems in infrastructure equipment applications. Features and Specifications -- Wide 3V to 20V bias and 1V to 20V operating voltage range support range of applications -- ISL6146A and ISL6146B are optimized for very low voltage operation, down to 1V -- Hot-swap transient rated to 24V to ensure reliability -- Five options for various types of applications Pricing and Availability The ISL6146 is available now in 8-lead MSOP and DFN packages, with prices starting at $1.20 each in 1,000-unit quantities. For more information please visit: http://www.intersil.com/products/ISL6146 Join the Conversation Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest About Intersil Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and power management semiconductors. The company's products address some of the fastest growing markets within the industrial and infrastructure, personal computing and high-end consumer markets. For more information about Intersil or to find out how to become a member of our winning team, visit our website and career page at www.intersil.com. Intersil and the Intersil logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intersil Corporation. All other brands, product names and marks are or may be trademarks or registered trademarks used to identify products or services of their respective owners. Media Contact Kelly Maxwell Intersil Corporation (408) 546-3582 email@example.com Copyright 2012, Marketwire, All rights reserved. -0-