TEMPE, Ariz., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices today introduced a family of overcurrent electronics chip fuses that add to the company's extensive availability of overvoltage product lines. Now, the company can provide electronics design manufacturers (EDM) with a single source for advanced and cost-effective circuit protection solutions. The new overcurrent chip fuses cover a plethora of applications such as telecommunications, computing, consumer electronics and more.
The new surface mount device (SMD) overcurrent chip fuses consist of a variety of types and sizes. The part numbers for the 0603 package are PF0603F, PF0603S and PF0603H. The PF0603F is a fast-acting chip fuse. The PF0603S is a slow-blow chip fuse. And, the PF0603H is a high inrush chip fuse. The 0603 package is ideal for LCD TVs; digital cameras; DVD and Blu-ray players; camcorders; and game consoles. It's also ideal for power-over-Ethernet; hard drives; and other consumer devices. The 1206 part numbers are PF1206F, PF1206S and PF1206H. The PF1206F is a fast-acting chip fuse. The PF1206S is a slow-blow chip fuse. And, the PF1206H is a high inrush chip fuse. The 1206 package is ideal for smartphones; DVD and Blu-ray players; game consoles; and digital music players. The 1206 is also ideal for GPS devices; audio systems; switching power supplies and chargers; and scanners. In addition, the 1206 package is well suited for telecom infrastructure equipment and DSL/cable modems.
"For decades we've been a leader in providing advanced and cost-effective overvoltage circuit protection solutions and our customers have also been asking us about overcurrent protection solutions," said Rocky Kansal, President of ProTek Devices. "We've now addressed our customer's requests with these fast-acting, slow blow and high inrush chip fuses. So, we are now offering a single source for EDMs to procure all their overvoltage and overcurrent circuit protection components. We'll continue to expand and innovate this chip fuse line too."
Pricing and Availability
ProTek Devices' various 0603 and 1206 electronics chip fuses are now being mass produced. Pricing starts at less than $0.05 per, in minimum quantities of 10,000 units. ProTek Devices also plans to provide 0201 fast-acting chip fuses and 0402 fast-acting, slow-blow and high inrush chip fuses in Q4 2013. Further technical details, including data sheets, can be had here.
About ProTek Devices
In business more than 20 years, ProTek Devices™ is a privately held semiconductor company. The company offers a product line of overvoltage protection and overcurrent protection components. These include transient voltage suppressor array (TVS arrays) avalanche breakdown diode, steering diode TVS array and electronics SMD chip fuses. These components deliver circuit protection in electronic systems from numerous overvoltage and overcurrent events. They include lightning; electrostatic discharge (ESD); nuclear electromagnetic pulses (NEMP); inductive switching; and electromagnetic interference (EMI) / radio frequency interference (RFI). ProTek Devices also offers high performance interface and linear products. They include analog switches; multiplexers; LED drivers; LED wafer die for ESD protection; audio control ICs; RF and related high frequency products. The company maintains its headquarters in Tempe, Ariz. More information is available at http://www.protekdevices.com.
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