PI's New SCALE-2 Plug-and-Play Gate Drivers Suit a Wide Range of IGBT Modules

September 20th, 2016

Power Integrations today introduced the 1SP0350V SCALE™-2 single-channel +15/-10 V plug-and-play gate driver. Optimally suited to high-reliability applications in the HVDC and railway industries, the 1SP0350 gate driver reliably and safely drives 4500 V Press-Pack IGBTs and IEGTs as well as other IGBT and IEGT form factors. Based on Power Integrations’ widely used SCALE™-2 chipset, the new driver is equipped with Dynamic Advanced Active Clamping (DAAC), short-circuit protection, a built in DC-DC converter, regulated turn-on gate drive voltage, DC-DC overload monitoring and supply voltage monitoring.

Comments Michael Hornkamp, senior director of marketing for high-power products at Power Integrations: "These new devices are not limited by topology, package or the need for external components. They are efficient, rugged and highly flexible, reducing design time and cost of ownership."

Learn more about PI's 1SP0350V SCALE™-2 plug-and-play gate driver.