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Fremont Micro Devices Announces the FT8260 LED Driver Family

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The FT8260 is a primary side single stage AC/DC LED driver for isolated LED lighting applications. The integrated 650V power MOSFET eliminates the need for a secondary sense and feedback circuit.

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FREMONT, CA, July 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Fremont Micro Devices USA Inc announced the FT8260 Family of primary side drivers for LED applications. The first three members of the Family include the FT8260 (30W), FT8260DD (18W) and FT8260B (7W). These high precision devices simplify LED lighting system design by eliminating the secondary side feedback components and opto-coupler.

"The FT8260 Family adds to the growing portfolio of Fremont Micro Devices LED solutions. They target LED Lamp applications, decorative solid state lighting applications and T8/T10 LED strings," said Jim Panfil, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Fremont Micro Devices USA. "The extremely low start-up current of 23uA and quiescent current of 1.1mA reduces power consumption resulting in excellent efficiency," he added.

The FT8260DD has an integrated 650V 4A power MOSFET and the FT8260B an integrated 650V 2A power MOSFET. These devices have a highly accurate current sensing method with an LED current accuracy of 3%. The built in protection functions including LED open / short circuit protection, over temperature compensation and the industry leading OVP voltage accuracy greatly enhance system reliability and safety.

Pricing is for volume orders of 10ku:

FT8260-RT maximum output power of 30W, SOT23-6 package has a suggested price of $0.11
FT8260DD-RB maximum output power of 18W, SOP-8 package has a suggested price of $0.28
FT8260B-RT maximum output power of 7W, DIP-8 package has a suggested price of $0.22

Headquartered in Fremont, CA, Fremont Micro Devices USA, Inc. ( is a semiconductor supplier whose products are offered through a global network of sales representatives and distributors in Europe, North America and Asia. FMD recently announced the cumulative shipment of two Billion Serial EEPROM IC's. The key members of the management team have extensive product development, design, finance and sales experience with leading Silicon Valley semiconductor companies.

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