11 July 2017, New Delhi, [NASDAQ: MCHP] — A next generation sequential linear LED driver for offline lighting applications is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. The CL88020, an extension of Microchip’s popular CL88XX family, is designed to drive a long string of low-cost LEDs directly from the 120 VAC line input. The product allows customers to create reliable, cost-effective and compact LED lighting applications by having High Power Factor (PF) without the need for switch-mode power conversion which is typically required for LED lighting design.
“The transition from traditional lighting to LED is here and moving at a fast pace,” said Keith Pazul, director of marketing for Microchip’s Analog, Power and Interface Division. “Microchip has a rich and diverse LED lighting portfolios, and customers are continually seeking better electronic solutions such as those found in this new device.”
“The approach of AC to direct drive helps our customers address many concerns related to their designs,” continued Pazul. “This latest LED driver enables customers to design simpler, smaller and more robust high-performance LED lighting systems than previously possible.”
For more information about CL88020 visit: https://www.microchip.com/CL88020_Main7166
CL88020T-E/SE is available today in a SOIC-8 package for sample and in volume production in 10,000 units.
For additional information, contact any Microchip sales representative or authorised worldwide distributor, or visit Microchip’s website. To purchase products mentioned in this press release, go to Microchip’s easy-to-use online sales channel microchipDIRECT or contact one of Microchip’s authorised distribution partners.
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Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the Microchip website at www.microchip.com.