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ABLIC Launches the S-19682/3 Series, the Industry’s Smallest (*1) High-side Switch With Camera/Antenna Connection Diagnosis for Automotive Use

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ABLIC Inc. (President: Nobumasa Ishiai, head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, hereinafter “ABLIC”) today launched the S-19682/3 Series of high-side switches for automotive use.

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The S-19682/3 Series, the Industry’s Smallest (*1) High-side Switch with Camera/Antenna Connection Diagnosis for Automotive Use (Graphic: Business Wire)

The S-19682/3 Series, the Industry’s Smallest (*1) High-side Switch with Camera/Antenna Connection Diagnosis for Automotive Use (Graphic: Business Wire)

A high-side switch is a semiconductor that uses external signals to turn circuits ON and OFF thereby controlling the power supply by turning the switch ON and OFF. Since the S-19682/3 Series high-side switch for connection diagnosis launched today comes with a current monitor function, the ECU can easily monitor current flowing through cameras and antennas. Also equipped with a current limit function, it prevents the flow of overcurrent to provide safer design.

As a one-channel per package product, the S-19682/3 Series uses the industry’s smallest (*1) HSNT8(2.0×3.0xt0.5mm) package and therefore has a footprint per channel that is the industry’s smallest when compared to multi-channel products. Small size contributes to design freedom and equipped with the earlier mentioned connection diagnosis function, this Series is fully equipped to meet the automotive requirements of the latest ADAS/AD systems.

Moreover, the S-19682/3 Series is PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)-capable and also meets the AEC(*)-Q100 Grade1 (* Automotive Electronics Council) quality standard for automotive ICs.

Major Features

  1. Industry’s smallest class! Housed in an ultra-small HSNT-8(2030) (2.0 x 3.0 x t0.5mm) package
  2. High-accuracy current limit
  3. Connection diagnosis of a wide variety of applications
  4. A variety of protection functions ensure customer safety
  5. Implements flexible connection diagnosis
  6. 36V input/45V rating

Application Examples

  • Connection diagnosis of automotive camera modules
  • ECUs for automotive surround cameras
  • Remote LNA phantom power supplies for GPS antennas and other devices
  • ADAS locators
  • eCall
  • Car navigation/audio systems

S-19682/3 Series Product Details

https://hub.ablic.com/en/products/s-19682-19683

Website

https://www.ablic.com/

(*1) An automotive high-side switch with 36V operation and 600mA output. Based on our research, as of June 2021

ABLIC Inc. became a wholly owned company by MinebeaMitsumi Inc. as of April 30th, 2020.