New Industry Products

Vishay Intros FunctionPAK FX4040G7xx Driver

March 01, 2005 by Jeff Shepard

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (Malvern, PA) announced the release of a fully integrated, universal, constant-current control, one-channel and two-channel driver that is optimized to provide high efficiency in driving power LEDs in a broad range of lighting applications. The new FX4040G7xx driver provides the flexibility to utilize various battery configurations and chemistries (nickel-cadmium, nickel-metal hydride or lithium) and fixed power supplies with input-voltage ratings of up to 35 V.

The FunctionPAK® FX4040G7xx delivers adjustable current control from 0 A to 2.0 A at fixed power supplies up to 35 V. The new driver features 170 W/in³ power density in a small 0.40 in x 0.40 in (10 mm x 10 mm) package with a low 0.11 in (2.8 mm) profile. The driver's nine-port BGA package is rated for a full industrial temperature range of -40 °C to +85 °C, enabling the device to satisfy stringent ambient temperature requirements.

Samples of the new FunctionPAK FX4040G7xx driver are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for production quantities. Pricing for US delivery in 10,000-piece quantities starts at $1.44 per piece for one-channel devices and $2.16 for two-channel devices.