AP2401 / AP2411 Power Switches

By Diodes Incorporated 98

AP2401 / AP2411 Power Switches

Diodes Incorporated introduces the AP2401 and AP2411 single-channel power switches designed to help raise USB port protection levels. These 2 A rated high-side power switches ensure fast and accurate latching-off of output current in the event of over-current detection. They also offer a choice of active-low and active-high enable operation, optimized for self-powered and bus-powered USB 2.0 and 3.0. Other 3 V to 5 V hot-swap consumer electronics, as well as computing, and communication applications, such as notebook computers and set-top boxes. To increase overall system robustness, the power switches’ fast short-circuit response time of 2μs means unnecessary system shutdown or restart can be avoided, while their integrated output-discharge function provides full and controlled discharge of output capacitor voltage when disabled. To minimize voltage drop losses in higher current systems, the AP24xx devices exhibit an on-resistance of only 70 mΩ under 2 A continuous operation. Providing a complete protection solution for any equipment subject to short circuits and heavy capacitive loads, the power switches incorporate over-current, short-circuit, over-temperature under-voltage lockout and reverse current-blocking protection. The power switches’ tight current-limiting tolerance also reduces power-rail current requirements, and therefore overall system cost. The AP2401 and AP2411 power switches are provided in space-saving DFN3030E-8 and industry-standard SO-8 and MSOP-8-EP packages.

Features and Benefits
  • Single-channel current-limited power switch
  • Output discharge function
  • Output current latch-off when OCP triggered
  • Fast short-circuit response time: 2 µs
  • 2.5 A accurate current limiting
  • Reverse current blocking
  • 70 mΩ on-resistance
  • Input voltage range: 2.7 V to 5.5 V
  • Built-in soft-start with 0.6 ms typical rise time
  • Over-current and thermal protection
  • Fault report (FLG) with blanking time (7 ms typ)
  • ESD protection: 2 kV HBM, 200 V MM
  • Active-low (AP2401) or active-high (AP2411) enable
  • Ambient temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
  • SO-8, MSOP-8, MSOP-8EP, U-DFN3030-8 and U-DFN2020-6: available in "Green" molding compound (No Br, Sb)
  • LCD TVs and monitors
  • Set-top-boxes, residential gateways
  • Laptops, desktops, servers, e-readers
  • Printers, docking stations, HUBs