Product Announcements - Dionics-USA Incorporated

Dionics-USA Incorporated
Manufacturer of Semiconductors, Integrated Circuits,
Solid-State Relays and Photovoltaic Mosfet Drivers

"Where quality and reliability are built into everything we do"
96-B Urban Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590 USA email
516-997-7474 telephone 516-997-7479 fax
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Product Announcements

Drop-in replacement announced for the DIG-12-06-100 and DIG-12-06-250 product lines
DIG-12-08-045 (250) is a custom-tested drop-in replacement
that meets/exceeds the electrical specs of the discontinued DIG-12-06-100 and DIG-12-06-250 devices.
The through-hole version DIG-12-08-045 (250) is in stock now --
the surface-mount gull-wing version DIG-12-08-045 (250) GW is available by special order.

DIG-1115-SMP and DIG-2115-SMP small size surface mount pdip Photovoltaic (PV) Mosfet Driver
In a package size of only .410x.180x.110 inches,
-- the DIG-1115-SMP meets/exceeds the electrical performance
   of the discontinued hermetic DIG-1115-SM in an inexpensive pdip package.
-- the DIG-2115-SMP meets/exceeds the electrical performance
   of the discontinued hermetic DIG-2115-SM in an inexpensive pdip package.
These are also possible alternatives for users of the DIG-11-8-30-DD / DIG-21-8-30-DD / DIG-21-15-30-DD product lines looking to conserve board space without sacrificing performance.
Samples of the new DIG-1115-SMP and DIG-2115-SMP are available now.

Dionics-USA introduces rugged "Combat-Ready" version of its Photovoltaic MOSFET-Driver
Dionics-USA, the originator of the Photovoltaic (PV) MOSFET-Driver,
has just introduced its new “Combat-Ready” surface mount version, part number CR54SM.

Company president, Bernard Kravitz, explained that over recent years, high-reliability Military packages for
PV MOSFET-Drivers have grown “ever smaller, more fragile, and ever more costly.
Expensive but fragile doesn’t make sense.”, he pointed out.
Inspired by the words of Thomas Edison, “There’s a way to do it better - find it.”,
Kravitz explained, “We determined to find that better way.”
The result is the company’s new rugged surface-mount part, CR54SM – “Combat-Ready”, as he states.
“It even looks bullet-proof,” he jokes, “but we haven’t tested for that yet.”
Kravitz also points out that not only is the new part physically much stronger, but it is also dramatically less costly.

Kravitz concluded: “In this increasingly hostile world, we expect many new Military equipment designs to seriously consider replacing the earlier fragile parts with the new ‘combat-ready’ CR54SM device.”

DIG-11-8-30-DD Photovoltaic (PV) Mosfet Driver reintroduced on 11/1/2017
The lastest version of the DIG-11-8-30-DD has higher Voc than previous versions.
It is an alternative drop-in part for the DIG-21-8-30-DD / DIG-21-15-30-DD product lines.
This part is available in straight-leg (DIG-11-8-30-DD) and gull-wing (DIG-11-8-30-DD GW) versions.
Samples of the new improved DIG-11-8-30-DD are available now.
Are you in need of more stringent test specifications than our catalog parts?
As the manufacturer of all of our parts, we can custom test and/or manufacture devices to meet your exact requirements -- Email us with your spec.
Are you looking to replace a discontinued device?  We can offer alternatives...

How to make your own relay with a Dionics-USA Photovoltaic (PV) Mosfet Driver
"Roll-your-own" solid state relays can be cheaper!
How to "Quick-Start" your Dionics-USA Photovoltaic (PV) Mosfet Driver
Tips on speeding up the turn-on time of your Mosfet Driver  -- PV Mosfet-Driver Quick Start Tips
New Product -- DIG-100-D Photovoltaic MOSFET Driver with Dynamic Discharge
You'll experience no "Road Rage" when driving MOSFETs with the new DIG-100-D from Dionics-USA.
Relax, the only CRASH is in our new, low price.
Same old highly-reliable construction: PV (Photovoltaic) and O-I (optically-isolated).
Gates are guaranteed against damage. GUARANTEED by the Laws of Physics.
And with the fastest Turn-Off times in the industry.
We  originated the PV MOSFET-Driver in 1972 -- Isn't it time you checked us out?

New Products 8A100-1 and 8A100-2 Dual High-Current Photovoltaic Power Source
The 8A100-1 and 8A100-2 are dual high-current Photovoltaic Isolator (PVI) milli-watt power source.
These devices achieve the highest output current of any PVI on the market today while providing a logic-level compatible output voltage.
Here is a link to a recent article with application notes as published in EDN September 2014: Analog Isolation in the 21st Century by Arlie Stonestreet II

MOS Capacitors reintroduced as of 9/1/2014
New versions of the C 616A and C 632A capacitors are being reintroduced this month.
They are slightly smaller than the earlier versions of the C 616 and C 632.
Die thickness is now 10mils and the capacitors are for epoxy die bond only.
It is otherwise identical to the earlier version of the C 616 and C 632.

New Product -- C 632A MOS Precision Adjustable Capacitor
The C632A SOIC chip-capacitor array is housed in an 8 pin SOIC surface mount package that provides
precise  user-adjustable capacitance values that range from as low as 1pF up to 63pF in 1pF increments.
This enables a multivalue MOS capacitor to be soldered directly to a pc board.
The final desired value is selected by making parallel connections to the appropriate
1 pF, 2pF, 4pF, 8pF, 16pF and 32pF leads.

DN 1013 is the new replacement for our DN 1006-3 transistor as of 3/31/2014
High Voltage Small Signal NPN transistor
Dionics Inc. has changed name to Dionics-USA Incorporated as of 7/1/2012
We also moved to a newer facility at 96-B Urban Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590 USA.
Our phone, fax and email remain the same as before.

Superior performance -- higher Voc/Isc Photovoltaic MOSFET Driver DIG-1263
2 input - 2 output in 8 lead pdip package -- available in straight leg or gull-wing package
About our patented active dynamic discharge circuitry…..
Our ISO-gate microcircuits designated DIG-21-8-30-DD,  DIG-21-15-30-DD and DIG-22-8-30-DDx are optically coupled floating power sources used primarily to control power MOSFETS when electrical isolation between input and output is required.  The dynamic discharge circuitry additionally causes rapid, active turn-off of the MOSFET when  power to the input LED is interrupted.

The patented dynamic discharge feature (US Patent 4,931,656) guarantees break before make in most solid state relay switching applications.  And, since the turn-off is active, the DD series is particularly effective for application in noisy environments such as motor controllers.
Prior to the development of the DD series, photovoltaic MOSFET drivers (ISO-GATES) consisted simply of an LED light source optically coupled to a photovoltaic diode array.  Circuitry to discharge the MOSFET gate capacitance was either a resistor sized to compromise the turn-on/turn-off time or some elaborate multi-component turn-off scheme.
All of the above devices are available in a  variety of packages including gull-wing or straight leg plastic DIPs  and ceramic military packaging.

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Domestic / Foreign Orders -- Main Offices
Dionics-USA Incorporated          Telephone: 516-997-7474
96-B Urban Avenue                              Fax: 516-997-7479
Westbury, NY 11590 USA                 Email:

Domestic Distributors
Sierra Components                    Telephone: 775-783-4940
2222 Park Place                                   Fax: 775-783-4947
Building 3, Suite E                             Email:       
Minden, NV 89423 USA                 Contact: Dennis Gunderson  

Dionics-USA Incorporated, the inventor of the Photovoltaic (PV) optically-isolated MOSFET driver, is a major contributor to the advancement of the state-of-the-art in PV optically-isolated Solid State Relays.  In addition to expertise in micro-Photovoltaics (µPV), we pioneered the use of Dielectric Isolation processing for monolithic high-voltage IC's use in gas-discharge digitial displays.

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