New Series of Load Switch ICs from Toshiba Now Available

           New Series of Load Switch ICs from Toshiba Now Available

Ultra-Small Packaging Ideal for Applications Requiring High-Density Board
Assembly - Including Mobile Devices

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., April 24, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Toshiba America Electronic
Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with
technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced the
availability of a new lineup of load switch ICs for mobile devices. Featuring
Toshiba's newly developed micro CMOS process, the new lineup features low
voltage operation and low ON-resistance characteristics – in ultra-small
packages.

The TCK101G and TCK102G are low consumption current load switch ICs with slew
rate control driver for power management.Featuring low voltage operation at
1.1V and a low ON-resistance characteristics of 55mohms (typ.) (VIN = 3.3V,
IOUT = 500mA) in a 0.4mm pitch ultrasmall WCSP6 (0.8mm x 1.2mm, t: 0.64mm
(max.)) package, these ICs come standard with an inrush current limiter and
overtemperature protection circuit. An output auto-discharge function is also
available. Toshiba's new lineup of 200mA output LDO regulators control inrush
current, making them suitable for a wide range of applications including
mobile phones, portable audio players, notebook PCs, DSC/DVC, and other small
mobile devices.

Toshiba's TCK104G and TCK105G are load switch ICs for power management and
current limit function featuring wide input voltage operation from 1.1 to
5.5V. They feature low switch ON- resistance at 65mohms typical at 3.3V,
700mA load condition and a slew rate control driver, with thermal shutdown and
an output auto-discharge function. Output current type is available,
simplifying device selection and design. Available in a 0.4mm pitch ultra
small package WCSP6 (0.8mm x 1.2mm x 0.64mm (max)), these devices are ideal
for portable applications that require high-density board assembly – including
mobile phones.

Toshiba is also offering the TCK106G, TCK107G and TCK108G which are available
in the ultra-small WCSP4 package with a 0.64mm 2 footprint. 

According to Talayeh Saderi, senior business development engineer for TAEC,
"Mobile devices continue to get lighter and thinner, with designers adding
more and more powerful functionalities. System designers looking to accomplish
all of this - while at the same time extending battery life and meeting
high-density board requirements – will find Toshiba's new load switch power
management ICs fit the bill perfectly."

Features include:

  oWide input voltage operation: VIN = 1.1 to 5.5V
  oLow ON-resistance
  oLow quiescent current:
  oLow standby current: I[^Q(OFF)] = 0.1 microamperes (typ) in stand-by mode
  oInrush current reducing circuit
  oThermal shutdown function
  oAuto-discharge available 
  oPull down connection between CONTROL and GND
  oUltra small package: WCSP6B (0.8mm x 1.2mm x 0.64mm(max))
      WCSP4 (0.79mm x .79mm x 0.5mm(typ))

Part number Package Output current Function
                    (Max)
TCK101G     WCSP6B  500mA          Inrush current limiter, Over temperature
                                   protection circuit, Output discharge
TCK102G     WCSP6B  500mA          Inrush current limiter, Over temperature
                                   protection circuit
TCK104G     WCSP6B  500mA          Overcurrent protection, Over temperature
                                   protection
TCK105G     WCSP6B  800mA          Inrush current limiter, Output discharge
TCK106G     WCSP4   1.0A           Inrush current limiter, active high
TCK107G     WCSP4   1.0A           Inrush current limiter, auto-discharge,
                                   active high
TCK108G     WCSP4   1.0A           Inrush current limiter, auto-discharge,
                                   active low

Pricing and Availability
Toshiba's lineup of load switch ICs is currently available.For datasheets and
samples, please contact your Toshiba representative.

*About Toshiba Corp. and TAEC

About TAEC
Through proven commitment, lasting relationships and advanced, reliable
electronic components, Toshiba enables its customers to create market-leading
designs. Toshiba is the heartbeat within product breakthroughs from OEMs,
ODMs, CMs, VARs, distributors and fabless chip companies worldwide. A
committed electronic components leader, Toshiba designs and manufactures
high-quality flash memory-based storage solutions, solid state drives (SSDs),
hard disk drives (HDDs), discrete devices, advanced materials, medical tubes,
custom SoCs/ASICs, imaging products, microcontrollers and wireless components
that make possible today's leading smartphones, tablets, cameras, medical
devices, automotive electronics, enterprise solutions and more.

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is an independent operating
company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation,
Japan's largest semiconductor manufacturer and the world's fifth largest
semiconductor manufacturer (Gartner, 2012 Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue,
April, 2013). Toshiba Corporation was founded in 1875 and today has over 554
subsidiaries and affiliates, with 210,000 employees worldwide. Visit Toshiba's
web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

© 2013 Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. All rights reserved.
Information in this press release, including product pricing and
specifications, content of services and contact information, is current and
believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement, but is subject to
change without prior notice. Technical and application information contained
here is subject to the most recent applicable Toshiba product specifications.

Editor's Note: Images available for download from:
http://www.toshiba.com/taec/news/press_releases/2013/powr_13_674.jsp

AGENCY CONTACT:
Dena Jacobson
Lages & Associates
Tel.: (949) 453-8080
dena@lages.com

SOURCE Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.

Website: http://www.toshiba.com/taec
Contact: Rebecca Bueno, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., Tel.:
(949) 623-3099, rebecca.bueno@taec.toshiba.com
 
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