TEMPE, Ariz. – March 26, 2018 – ProTek Devices has introduced a new series of ultra-low capacitance (0.6pF typical) transient voltage suppressor arrays for overvoltage circuit protection in smartphones and other portable electronics. The new series is also suited for Ethernet, USB interface and wireless systems.
ProTek Devices’ GBLCxxCIDFN series of TVS arrays are available in a bidirectional configuration. They are rated at 250 watts peak pulse power per line for an 8/20 micro second waveshape. It is available in multiple voltages. It protects one power or I/O port. ESD protection is > 25kV and the series also offers a low clamping voltage.
The new TVS arrays are compatible with IEC requirements for 61000-4-2 (ESD): air – 15kV, contact – 8kV. For this requirement, it exceeds level 4: handles 10kV contact and 25kV air discharge. The GBLCxxCIDFN series is also compatible with IEC 61000-4-4 (EFT): 40A – 5/50ns. The new components are ideal to use as replacements for MLV (0805) devices. In addition, the series is RoHS and REACH compliant. Operating and storage temperatures range from -55 to 150 degrees Celsius.
Mechanical, Packaging and Availability Information
The patent-pending GBLCxxCIDFN series is now available and is provided in a molded JEDEC DFN-2 package with an approximate weight of only 0.8 milligrams. Other key mechanical characteristics include lead-free pure-tin plating (annealed) and a solder reflow temperature of (pure-tin – Sn, 100) 260 to 270 degrees Celsius. The GBLCxxCIDFN series has a flammability rating of UL 94V-0. It is delivered on 8mm tape and reel, per EIA standard 481, in minimum quantities of 5,000. Pricing information and purchasing details can be had by contacting any authorized distributor, representative, or directly with ProTek Devices. The company’s distributor and representative channels are available in the USA, Europe, Asia, Latin America and more. Full contact information for all regions can be found at the company website.
About ProTek Devices
In business 25 years, ProTek Devices™ is a privately held semiconductor company. The company offers a product line of overvoltage protection components and overcurrent protection components. These include transient voltage suppressor products (TVS arrays), avalanche breakdown diodes, steering diode TVS arrays, PPTC devices, and electronic SMD chip fuses. These components deliver circuit protection in various electronic systems against lightning; electrostatic discharge (ESD); nuclear electromagnetic pulses (NEMP); inductive switching; and electromagnetic interference / radio frequency interference (EMI / RFI). The company maintains its headquarters in Tempe, Ariz. More information is available at http://www.protekdevices.com.