Semtech Expands RClamp Platform to Safeguard Telecom and Industrial Applications from Surge and Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Threats
Semtech’s RClamp2594N provides superior protection for data-line interfaces from dangerous ESD and surge threats
CAMARILLO, Calif., March 28, 2018—Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced the newest member of its RClamp® low capacitance surge protection platform. This new four-line transient voltage suppressor (TVS) array offers high-surge, low-capacitance transient protection in an easy-to-route device footprint. Optimized for outstanding protection of telecom and industrial data interfaces from dangerous transient voltage threats, the device also minimizes capacitive loading on high-speed interfaces.
Targeted at telecom and industrial applications residing in harsh electrical environments, Semtech’s new RClamp2594N array offers an impressive 35A (8x20µs waveform) of surge immunity and achieves a ±30kV contact/±30kV air ESD discharge immunity rating. This product significantly exceeds industry standard electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements, delivering optimal clamping voltage performance while presenting a very low 2.1pF line-to-line capacitance.
“Today’s telecommunications and industrial systems demand higher levels of surge and ESD protection,” said Tamir Reshef, Product Marketing Director for the Industrial and Telecom division of Semtech’s Protection Products Group. “Semtech continues to lead the way in protecting high-speed interfaces from harsh electrical transient events. The RClamp2594N provides excellent transient protection on high-speed data communication interfaces in the telecom infrastructure.”
Key Features of the RClamp2594N
- Transient protection for high-speed data lines to: IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) ±30kV (air), ±30kV (contact); IEC 61000-4-4 (EFT) 40A (5/50ns); IEC 61000-4-5 (Lightning) 35A (8/20μs)
- 5V working voltage protection
- High surge capability: 35A (tp=8/20μs)
- Protects 4 I/O lines (2 differential pairs)
- Low capacitance (2.1 pF line-to-line)
- QFN package: 2.0mm x 3.0mm
- Pb Free and RoHS/WEEE compliant
Pricing and Availability
The RClamp2594N (order code: RClamp2594N.TCT) is available immediately in production quantities and is priced at $0.65 each in 10,000-piece lots. Semtech offers comprehensive design assistance, including field- and factory-based support. Data sheets, volume pricing, and delivery quotes, as well as evaluation kits and samples, are available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
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