Power Integrations has introduced the LYTSwitch-0 IC, a new series of devices within the LYTSwitch family, that are able to combine simplicity, reliability and efficiency. LYTSwitch-0 ICs are suitable for cost-sensitive, non-isolated, non-dimmable GU10 bulbs and other space-constrained bulb applications.
LYTSwitch-0 devices feature efficiencies of more than 90% and deliver constant current with better than +/-5% regulation in typical applications. Power factor is greater than 0.8 at 115 VAC and 0.55 at 230 VAC, meeting ENERGYSTAR V1 draft 3 consumer lighting standards for North America and Ecodesign Directive Lot 19 part 2 for Europe.
Commenting Andrew Smith, product marketing manager for Power Integrations said, “RDR-355 describes a GU10 LED driver using the LYTSwitch-0 IC and just 13 components. The device’s small size and high efficiency eliminate the need for heatsinking or potting of the LED driver, reducing manufacturing cost.”
Key applications include low-cost LED light bulbs such as GU10 and candelabra styles. RDR-355 describes a 6 W non-dimmable LED driver.