IR's IRS2980 LED Control IC Wins Excellence Solution Award

Jan 31, 2013 | Market News

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the company's IRS2980 high-voltage buck regulator control IC has won an inaugural Excellence Solution Award 2012 from the Computer and Microelectronics Development Research Center, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) R.P.C, China.

Rated at 600V, the IRS2980 LEDrivIRTM utilizes hysteretic average current mode control for precise current regulation. The LED buck driver features low-side MOSFET drive with high-voltage internal regulator and high-side current sensing. The converter is compatible with electronic PWM dimming allowing for 0%-100% current control.

"IR is focused on developing energy efficient technologies and solutions to support China's engineering community and we are pleased that the IRS2980 dimming LED driver controller has received this prestigious award from MIIT," said Adam White, Senior Vice President, Global Sales.

Available in an SO-8 package, the IRS2980 utilizes IR's advanced high-voltage IC process which incorporates latest-generation high-voltage level-shifting and termination technology to deliver superior electrical over-stress protection and higher field reliability, in addition to other new features and enhancements.

The 2012 China Best IC and Electronic Product Solution award ceremony was held in Beijing, January 18, 2013. More information is available at the ECCN website.