Melexis (Nashua, NH) introduces the MLX83100 N-FET pre-driver IC. Offered in a compact 28-pin package, with four digital inputs, this pre-driver IC provides a very flexible, inexpensive and space-saving solution for high current N-FET DC motors. The MLX83100 has the capability to simultaneously drive four 500nC-rated N-FETs at up to 28V operating voltage with minimal self-heating. The device supports 45V automotive load dump conditions. Other features include:
- An integrated bootstrap function and charge pump.
- Support of supply voltages down to 4.5V.
- 100% pulse width modulated (PWM) operation.
- Operational temperature range spanning from -40°C to +150°C.
For more information on the MLX83100, visit www.melexis.com.