Dialog Semiconductor's Latest AC/DC Power Supply IC Enables Delivery of 60W from a 40W Design (news with additional features)

iW1770 peak power mode technology eliminates need to oversize power supply components and heat sinks for high power density designs

LONDON--()--Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC, solid state lighting and Bluetooth(R) Smart wireless technology, today announced the release of its new iW1770 PrimAccurate(TM) primary-side controller that offers a 60W peak power mode from a 40W supply, eliminating the need to oversize the power supply design and enabling compact, light-weight, high power density adapters for Ultrabooks(TM), network devices and other home electronics products.

Conventional power supply designs must be sized to match the peak (maximum) power requirements of the system, which may be significantly higher than the normal system operating power. Dialog's patent-pending peak power mode technology used in the iW1770 provides peak power higher than the maximum continuous output power for a pre-determined period of time, without the need to oversize the power supply transformer and output capacitors. This enables designers to produce higher power adapters that are the same size and cost as power supplies with a nominal rating of 40W.

"Power supplies have a continuous output power range, on which the thermal and electrical design must be based," explains Davin Lee, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Power Conversion Business Group at Dialog Semiconductor. "Instead of designing to match the peak power requirements of the system, the iW1770 lets designers create smaller, thinner and lighter-weight power supplies."

With an average output power range of 15W to 40W and the ability to handle peaks up to 60W, the iW1770 also offers less than 50mW no-load standby power consumption, fast dynamic load response and high efficiency. This allows power adapters to meet stringent global energy standards including the final 2014 U.S. DoE(1) and European CoC version 5, tier 2(2) regulations.

The iW1770 includes a user-configurable, five-level cable drop compensation option to eliminate the ordering and inventory challenges of stocking multiple product versions for various output voltage needs. It comes in a standard, low-cost, 8-lead SOIC package and provides full protection from fault conditions, including output short-circuit, output over-voltage, output over-current and over-temperature protection.

iW1770 Key Features

- Peak power mode technology enables compact adapter size, lower BOM cost

- Output power: 40W average, 60W peak

- < 50mW no-load standby power consumption

- Complies with US DoE(1) and EU CoC Version 5, Tier 2(2) requirements for external power supply efficiency and standby power

- Fast dynamic load response

Product summary is available: iW1770 Product Summary

‒ ENDS ‒

PrimAccurate is a registered trademark of Dialog Semiconductor Inc., an affiliated company of Dialog Semiconductor plc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

(1) US Department of Energy (DoE), Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for External Power Supplies, Final Rule, 10 CFR Part 430, ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0005-0219, February 10, 2014,

(2) European Commission, Directorate-General Joint Research Centre, Institute for Energy and Transport, Renewable Energy Unit, "External Power Supplies Code of Conduct - Version 5," October 29, 2013.

About Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), optimised for personal portable, short-range wireless connectivity, LED solid state lighting and automotive applications. The company provides flexible and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the assurance of dealing with an established business partner.

With its focus and expertise in energy-efficient system power management and a technology portfolio that also includes audio, short-range wireless, AC/DC power conversion and multi-touch, Dialog brings decades of experience to the rapid development of ICs for personal portable and digital consumer applications, including smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks(TM) and emerging wearable type devices. Dialog's power management ICs increase the performance of portable devices by extending battery lifetime, enabling faster charging and enhancing the consumer's experience. With world-class manufacturing partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model.

Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered in London with a global sales, R&D and marketing organisation. In 2013, it had approximately $910 million in revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor companies. It currently has approximately 1,100 employees worldwide. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard, ISIN GB0059822006) and is a member of the German TecDax index. It also has convertible bonds listed on the Euro MTF Market on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange (ISIN XS0757015606).

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Dialog Semiconductor
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or
Sherry Hill
Dialog Semiconductor
Power Conversion Business Group
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Contacts

Company Contact:
Lauren Ofstedahl
Dialog Semiconductor
Phone: +1 (408) 845-8518
lauren.ofstedahl@diasemi.com
Web: www.dialog-semiconductor.com
Twitter: @DialogSemi
or
Sherry Hill
Dialog Semiconductor
Power Conversion Business Group
Phone: +1 (408) 628-6521
sherry.hill@diasemi.com
or
Media Contact:
Sophie Waterfield
Racepoint Global
Phone: +44 (0)208 811 2125
sophie.waterfield@racepointglobal.com