USB Power Switches

USB power switches are power management devices used to charge electronic devices on USB ports and hubs on computers, docking stations, handheld devices and automotive devices. 


How do USB power switches work?

They work by monitoring the current on a device and latch a switch off if the output current is shorted. They often have an auto reset feature which reactivates the switch once the short circuit is removed. They work in the same way as hot swap controllers, which allow circuit boards and electronic cards to be inserted into equipment, removing the need to power down during use.


Features of USB power switches

Most USB power switches have multiple safety features. For instance, built in thermal-overload protection limits junction temperature and dissipation of power. 


The internal circuity is limited to an accurate figure to protect the input supply against short circuit conditions as well as overload. They're also fitted with fault signals that notify the microprocessor whenever there's a current-limit, under voltage lockout (UVLO), short-circuit fault or thermal overload.


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Description Price Switch Type Number of Outputs Switch On Resistance Maximum Power Dissipation Mounting Type Package Type Pin Count Current Limit Dimensions Length Width Height Maximum Input Voltage Maximum Operating Temperature
RS Stock No. 165-8353
Mfr. Part No.AP2337SA-7
HK$1.11
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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High Side 1 170mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOT-23 3 1.9A 3 x 1.4 x 1.1mm 3mm 1.4mm 1.1mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0470
Mfr. Part No.AP2337SA-7
HK$1.831
Each (In a Pack of 30)
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High Side 1 170mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOT-23 3 1.9A 3 x 1.4 x 1.1mm 3mm 1.4mm 1.1mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0492
Mfr. Part No.AP2553AW6-7
HK$3.128
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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High Side 1 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOT-26 6 2542mA 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.3mm 3.1mm 1.7mm 1.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0445
Mfr. Part No.AP2191SG-13
HK$8.08
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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High Side 2 115mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOIC 8 2.6A 4.95 x 3.95 x 1.5mm 4.95mm 3.95mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 822-8833
Mfr. Part No.AP2401S-13
HK$2.255
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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High Side 2 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOIC 8 2.85A 4.95 x 3.95 x 1.5mm 4.95mm 3.95mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-8345
Mfr. Part No.AP2501M8-13
HK$1.23
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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Low Side 2 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount MSOP 8 4.6A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.8mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.8mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 122-3267
Mfr. Part No.AP2111SG-13
HK$2.065
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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High Side 2 170mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOIC 8 2.8A 4.95 x 3.95 x 1.5mm 4.95mm 3.95mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 170-9001
Mfr. Part No.AP2152SG-13
HK$1.381
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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High Side 2 160mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOIC 8 1A 4.95 x 3.95 x 1.5mm 4.95mm 3.95mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 146-4886
Mfr. Part No.AP22804AM8-13
HK$4.38
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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High Side 2 65mΩ - Surface Mount MSOP 8 3.3A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.95mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.95mm 2.4 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 822-8830
Mfr. Part No.AP2401MP-13
HK$1.486
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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High Side 2 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount MSOP 8 2.85A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.95mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0473
Mfr. Part No.AP2501M8-13
HK$2.08
Each (In a Pack of 30)
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Low Side 2 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount MSOP 8 4.6A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.8mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.8mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 823-3176
Mfr. Part No.AP2111SG-13
HK$2.793
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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High Side 2 170mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOIC 8 2.8A 4.95 x 3.95 x 1.5mm 4.95mm 3.95mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-8530
Mfr. Part No.AP2101MPG-13
HK$2.101
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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Low Side 2 115mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount MSOP 8EP 8 2.8A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.95mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0442
Mfr. Part No.AP2191DWG-7
HK$2.881
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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High Side 1 115mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOT-25 5 2.6A 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.3mm 3.1mm 1.7mm 1.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-8346
Mfr. Part No.AP2511MP-13
HK$1.23
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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High Side 2 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount MSOP 8EP 8 4.6A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.95mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 122-3270
Mfr. Part No.AP2411MP-13
HK$1.064
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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High Side 2 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount MSOP 8 2.85A 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.95mm 3.1mm 3.1mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 146-4707
Mfr. Part No.AP22814AW5-7
HK$1.16
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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High Side 1 65mΩ - Surface Mount SOT25 5 3.8A 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.3mm 3.1mm 1.7mm 1.3mm 2.4 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 146-4910
Mfr. Part No.AP22804ASN-7
HK$4.38
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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High Side 1 65mΩ - Surface Mount U-DFN2020 5 + Tab 3.3A 2.07 x 2.07 x 0.58mm 2.07mm 2.07mm 0.58mm 2.4 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-8453
Mfr. Part No.AP2553AW6-7
HK$3.102
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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High Side 1 135mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount SOT-26 6 2542mA 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.3mm 3.1mm 1.7mm 1.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0489
Mfr. Part No.AP2552FDC-7
HK$3.41
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Low Side 1 150mΩ Internally Limited Surface Mount U-DFN2020 6 2542mA 2.07 x 2.07 x 0.58mm 2.07mm 2.07mm 0.58mm 5.5 V +85 °C