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2009
  • 11/11/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMNTVS12V 12V Transient Voltage Suppressor packaged in the ultra miniature SOT-953 surface mount case. This new circuit protection device can handle up to 18W of peak power and an ESD voltage of 8kV. Designed to protect static sensitive data interfaces against ESD damage, the low profile CMNTVS12V is ideal for small portable hand held electronic devices such as cell phones, digital cameras, memory card ports, music players, or any device with an active data port.

    The SOT-953 utilizes 61% less board space compared to four individual SOD-923 devices and has a nominal profile of 0.45mm. 5.6V and 6.8V versions may also be requested.

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  • 10/07/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CBRSDSH5-40 Schottky Bridge Rectifier packaged in the SMDIP case. This new energy efficient device is the world’s first surface mount 5A, 40V full wave bridge rectifier with an exceptionally low VF of 0.37V and an outstanding IR of 40µA. The CBRSDSH5-40 is ideal for a broad range of solid state lighting and power management applications.

    In addition, the CBRSDSH5-40 utilizes 56% less board space compared to four individual Schottky rectifiers in the SMC package. This bridge rectifier provides an ideal solution for the increasing number of applications with limited board space.

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  • 8/11/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMBT3904E (NPN) and CMBT3906E (PNP) small signal transistors in the space saving SOT-923 surface mount package. Both devices are 40V general purpose transistors with a maximum collector current of 200mA and outstanding low typical VCE(SAT) specifications of 0.057V @ 10mA and 0.1V @ 50mA.

    The SOT-923 surface mount package has a maximum profile (height) of 0.41mm and occupies 1.1mm x 0.65mm of board space. These new devices are ideal for today’s smallest electronic products, utilizing 75% less board space than the SOT-523 with a 47% lower profile. This package has a power dissipation of 100mW and is RoHS compliant.



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  • 6/4/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of announces the release of the CTLSH1-40M563 1A, 40V Schottky rectifier packaged in the TLM563 surface mount case. Designed to be a drop-in replacement for existing SOT-563 devices, this new device also provides outstanding low VF characteristics, improved power dissipation, and a lower profile than the SOT-563 package.

    CTLSH1-40M563 has a low forward voltage drop of only 290mV @ 10mA, and 450mV @ 500mA, and is ideal for portable battery powered applications. Longer on-state conditions often necessitate larger package types to handle higher power requirements. The CTLSH1-40M563’s 500mW power dissipation rating is a 43% improvement over the 350mW devices in SOT-563.

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  • 5/5/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMLSH2-4LC dual pair, low VF Schottky diodes packaged in the space saving SOT-563 surface mount case. This device has two isolated pairs of 40V, 200mA Schottky diodes in a common cathode configuration making it the world’s smallest discrete dual diode pair device. The CMLSH2-4LC has a typical low VF of 0.24V and a typical switching speed of 3.5ns and is ideal for a wide range of portable battery powered circuit applications.

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  • 4/14/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMRDM3590 dual,
    N-Channel Enhancement-mode MOSFET packaged in the space saving SOT-963 surface mount case. This device has two individual isolated 20V, 160mA MOSFETs allowing for alternative design considerations and maximum efficiency of board space. The maximum rDS(ON) of the device is 3.0Ω at a test condition of ID=100mA and VGS=4.5V.

    Circuit applications included: load power switches, power supply converters, and other power management applications.

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  • 3/17/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMLDM7003 dual, N-Channel Enhancement-mode MOSFET with built-in 2kV ESD protection. This device has two isolated 50V, 280mA MOSFETs with transient voltage suppressors across the source and gate of each device as an added protection against high voltage transient conditions. The rDS(ON) of the device is 3.0Ω at a test condition of ID=50mA and VGS=1.8V.

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  • 2/24/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CTLS5064-M532 and CTLS5064R-M532 Low Profile SCR devices packaged in the TLM532 surface mount case. Both devices are single 400V, 0.8A SCRs designed for applications with extreme height limitation. The CTLS5064R-M532 device is a version with the pin configuration of the cathode and gate reversed to meet an alternative layout requirement. The key electrical characteristics of these devices include: 0.8V gate threshold voltage, 200µA gate threshold current, and an on-state switching speed of 2.8µs.

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  • 2/11/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMLT3820G (NPN) and CMLT7820G (PNP) Low VCE(SAT) Transistors packaged in the SOT-563 surface mount case with a maximum profile of 0.6mm. Both devices are 60 Volt, 1.0 Amp transistors with exceptionally low VCE(SAT) characteristics. The NPN CMLT3820G specifies a VCE(SAT) of 115mV @ 100mA, and 280mV @ 1.0A, while the complementary PNP CMLT7820G is listed as 175mV @ 100mA and 340mV @1.0A.

    In addition to superior electrical specifications, the CMLT3820G and CMLT7820G are packaged in the SOT-563 case with a maximum height of 0.60mm. These devices are ideal for portable battery powered applications requiring an energy efficient device with a low profile. Other applications include DC/DC conversion, voltage clamping, and protection circuits.

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  • 1/21/09 - Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMPSH1-4L and CMPSH1-4LE Low VF Schottky rectifiers with superior low VF characteristics and packaged in the SOT-23F surface mount case. The CMPSH1-4L features a low forward voltage drop of 270mV @ 100mA, and 390mV @ 1.0A, while the enhanced version CMLPSH1-4LE, features low leakage currents of 200µA @ 5.0 Volts and 900µA @ 40 Volts.

    In addition to superior electrical specifications, the CMPSH1-4L and CMPSH-4LE are packaged in the SOT-23F providing a 9% lower profile than the standard SOT-23 with a maximum height of 1.0mm. These energy efficient devices are ideal for portable battery powered applications where extending the battery charge duration is a prime requirement. These devices were developed in response to customers’ inquiries requesting alternative electrical characteristics to meet specific design requirements.

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