BD18340FV-M - Documentation

8018340FV-M is 70V-withstanding Constant Current Controller for Automotive LED Lamps. It is able to drive at maximum 10 rows of PNP transistors. It can also contribute to reduction in the consumption power of the set as it has the integrated stand by function. The IC also incorporates a highly reliable, in-built de-rating function, LED Open Detection, Short Circuit Protection and Over Voltage Mute function and LED failure input / output function.

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Application Note

Importance of Probe Calibration When Measuring Power: Deskew
Even when devices used for measurement are calibrated regularly, they will give incorrect results if calibration is not perfo rmed for the measurement environment. This application note explains the importance of probe calibration in power measurement environments.
Thermal Resistance
The definition and how to use thermal resistance and thermal characterization parameter of packages for ROHM’s integrated circuit are described in this application note.
Impedance Characteristics of Bypass Capacitor
This application note focuses on the impedance characteristics of capacitors, and explains cautions for selecting bypass capacitors.
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