Microchip introduces new diode array for increased protection in harsh environments

Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) has announced the expansion of its portfolio of Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS) vertical arrays — the MDA3KP Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS), a 3 kW diode family of more than 25 products with different screening levels, polarities and qualification standards, the company said.

Microchip´s 3 kW MDA diode family provides military system circuit protection for ruggedized handheld radios, the Global Positioning System (GPS) and communication test equipment. Other device applications include automotive, industrial logging equipment, power supplies and marine systems.

Microchip Technology Inc. is a provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions. The company´s solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defense, communications and computing markets.