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Vishay’s New 4-Line BiSy Protection Array Offers Low Typical Capacitance of 16 pF Typical and Low Leakage Current of < 0.1 μA in SOT23-5L Package
MALVERN, Pa. — May 20, 2010 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the new 4-line VCUT05A4-05S-G-08 bidirectional symmetrical (BiSy) ESD protection diode array. The device offers low capacitance and leakage current for ESD protection in a wide range of data port applications such as USB 2.0 in PCs and portable consumer electronics.
The new protection array offers low capacitance of 16 pF typical at 0 V, and a low leakage current of < 0.1 μA at the working voltage of 5 V. Its widely used SOT23-5L package allows easy handling in production while featuring an ultra-low profile of 0.7 mm for board space savings.
The VCUT05A4-05S-G-08 provides transient protection for four data lines as per IEC 610000-4-2 (ESD) at ± 25 kV (air discharge) and ± 20 kV (contact discharge). The device offer high surge current protection according to IEC 61000-4-5 at > 3.5 A .
The new array is compliant to RoHS directive 2002/95/EC and in accordance to WEEE 2002/96/EC. Its lead (Pb)-free construction offers pure tin pin plating and a halogen-free molding compound.
VCUT05A4-05S-G-08 Key Specifications
|Max. leakage current||< 0.1 μA|
|Working voltage||5 V|
|Breakdown voltage||7 V at 1mA|
|Clamping voltage||16 V at 3.5 A|
|Air and contact discharge (IEC 61000-4-2)||± 25 kV/± 20 kV|
|Surge current (IEC 61000-4-5)||3.5 A|
Samples of the new VCUT05A4-05S-G-08 are available now. High-volume production quantities will be available in Q4 2010, with lead times of 8 to 10 weeks for large orders.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers
of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors,
and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial,
computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product
innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can
be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.