CC Blog Product News

New High-Efficiency Power Supply IC Supports the Power Rules Requirements

Renesas Electronics Corporation recently announced a high-efficiency power supply IC the that supports the Power Rules requirements as defined in USB Power Delivery (USB PD) 2.0 and 3.0 specifications from the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). Engineers can use the RAA230161 IC with a wide variety of equipment that uses DC power, such as PC peripheral equipment, office equipment, hub applications, and more. With the IC, system manufacturers can safely implement reliable power supply equipment based on the USB PD 2.0 and 3.0 specifications.

The RAA230161 power supply IC’s features and specs:

  • Achieves an efficiency rate up to a 95% and suppresses heat generation
  • Supports the Power Rules in USB PD 2.0 and 3.0 standards
  • Includes various built-in protection functions for reliable power supply equipment in a minimal amount of space
  • Leads to higher safety and shorter development times with a variety of reference boards that include the IC and a Renesas USB PD 3.0 controller

Samples of the RAA230161 are currently. Mass production is scheduled to begin in September 2016 with a volume of 500,000 units per month.

Source: Renesas Electronics


Don't miss out on upcoming issues of Circuit Cellar. Subscribe today!

 
 
Note: We’ve made the October 2017 issue of Circuit Cellar available as a free sample issue. In it, you’ll find a rich variety of the kinds of articles and information that exemplify a typical issue of the current magazine.


Would you like to write for Circuit Cellar? We are always accepting articles/posts from the technical community. Get in touch with us and let's discuss your ideas.

— ADVERTISMENT—

Advertise Here

Become a Sponsor