Intersil introduces high current, buck-boost regulators for battery powered portables

Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) has introduced the ISL91127 and ISL91128 high efficiency, buck-boost regulators, featuring 4.5A switches, best-in-class efficiency up to 96 percent, and a compact footprint ideal for providing system power or powering the peripherals in battery operated devices, the company said.

The company said the devices offer low quiescent current of 30µA for superior light load efficiency.

In hand-held device applications, buck-boost regulators improve efficiency and provide longer battery life compared to a boost regulator plus bypass solution.
Intersil Corporation is a provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions that form building blocks of increasingly intelligent, mobile and power hungry electronics, enabling advances in power management to improve efficiency and extend battery life.