Power Integrations Extends Compact 1200 V/1700 V SCALE-2+ Dual-Driver-Core Family with More Protection Features

March 16th, 2015

Power Integrations today launched its latest SCALE™-2+ dual IGBT-driver core, the 2SC0435T2G1-17, which is the most compact product in its power range with a footprint of only 57.2 x 51.6 mm and a height of just 20 mm. The new SCALE-2+ technology enables Soft Shut Down (SSD) to be implemented in the event of a short circuit without requiring additional components. This is particularly beneficial in applications with low stray-inductance where full Advanced Active Clamping (AAC) may not be required. If desired, the core can also provide full AAC. Designed to drive all standard 1200 V and 1700 V IGBTs, the 2SC0435T2G1-17 driver core features an embedded paralleling capability to simplify inverter design at high power ratings. Multi-level topologies are also supported.

To learn more, see today's press release.