Toshiba releases its first 200v transistor output automotive photocoupler

Toshiba releases its first 200v transistor output automotive photocoupler

Toshiba: a 200V transistor output photocoupler TLX9188 for automotive applications. ANTARA/Business Wire

Kawasaki, Japan--(ANTARA/Business Wire)- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation ("Toshiba") has launched a high voltage transistor output automotive photocoupler, “TLX9188,” for isolated signal communication in automotive equipment, including electric mobility vehicles. Volume shipments start today.

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TLX9188’s high voltage photo transistor delivers a collector-emitter voltage rating of 200V, 2.5 times higher than Toshiba’s current TLX9185A, a first for the company[1]. By specifying maximum values for switching characteristics (turn-on time, turn-off time), the new photocoupler can be used as a unidirectional switch. It can also be used in feedback circuits of analog signals in 100V to 200V equipment, helping to reduce the cost of application circuits.

[1] For an automotive photocoupler

Automotive equipment

 • Battery Management Systems: voltage monitoring, mechanical relay sticking detection, ground fault detection, etc.
 • Feedback of analog signals, etc.


 • High collector-emitter breakdown voltage: V(BR)CEO=200V (min)
 • High current transfer ratio: IC/IF=100% (min), rank GB
 • High isolation voltage: BVS=3750Vrms (min)
 • Wide operating temperature rating range: Topr= -40 to 125°C
 • AEC-Q101 qualified
 • IATF 16949 certified

Main Specifications
(Unless otherwise specified, @Ta=25°C)
Part number TLX9188
Absolute maximum ratings Input forward current IF (mA) 30
 Collector current IC (mA) 50
 Operating temperature Topr (°C) -40~125
characteristics Collector-emitter breakdown Voltage
V(BR)CEO min (V) @IC=0.1mA,
Ta= -40 to 125°C 200
 Dark current ICEO max (μA) @VCE=200V 0.2
electrical characteristics Current transfer ratio IC/IF min (%) @IF=5mA, VCE=5V,
rank GB 100
 Saturated current transfer ratio IC/IF(sat)
min (%) @IF=1mA,
rank GB 30
 Collector-emitter saturation voltage VCE(sat)
max (V) @IC=2.4mA, IF=8mA 0.4
 OFF-state collector current IC(off)
max (μA) @VF=0.7V, VCE=200V 10
characteristics Turn-on time tON max (μs) @RL=1.9kΩ, VCC=5V,
IF=10mA 100
 Turn-off time tOFF max (μs) 500
characteristics Isolation voltage BVS min (Vrms) 3750
Package Name 4pin SO6
 Size typ. (mm) 3.7×7.0×2.1
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Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation, a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor and storage solutions, draws on over half a century of experience and innovation to offer customers and business partners outstanding discrete semiconductors, system LSIs and HDD products.
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