1A load-switch comes in plastic package

1A load-switch comes in plastic package

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The SLG59M1446V is designed to switch power rails at voltages of 1.0 to 5.0V, up to 1A continuous current and 1.5A peak current. Target applications are mobile devices, board-space constrained and battery-powered systems.

Although Silego (Santa Clara, Calif.) is fabless, with operations in Taiwan and additional design and technology centers in China, Korea and Ukraine, it has its own copper-FET process, which is claims provides an advantage when applied to sub-micron power switches. The company did not indicate where it is getting CuFET load switches manufactured.

Each channel can be configured and enabled independently. This device features a linear voltage ramp even under dynamic loading conditions. The ramp rate on each channel can be independently adjusted using external resistors. The part requires a VDD of 2.5 to 5.25V and has a standby current below 1-microamp.

"The CuFET technology allows devices that are both high performance and ultra-small, compatible with standard high reliability plastic packaging." said Nathan John, Silego’s director of product marketing, in a statement.

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