MagnaChip Introduces Advanced 4-Channel LED Backlight Unit Driver Achieving 50% Increase in Driver Output

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — �MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced the launch of an advanced 4-channel LED backlight unit (BLU) driver IC (Model: MAP3242) that features a 50% increase in driving power making it ideally suited for TV applications.

By combining the outstanding heat dissipation performance of a new heatsink small outline package (HSOP) with a programmable LED short protection function, MagnaChip was able to increase the output power level of its 4-channel LED by 50% to 60W(65V/240mA). This enables the MAP3242 to drive up to a maximum of 20 LED BLUs per channel, significantly increasing picture brightness while utilizing the same number of driver ICs as in existing display designs.

"The MAP3242 4-channel LED backlight unit driver was introduced for customers who demand an LED BLU driver IC that delivers superior performance and reliability," said H.K. Kim, EVP and General Manager of MagnaChip's Display and Power Solutions Divisions. "We are committed to delivering superior products targeting the growing LED TV market, particularly in China, where LED TV demand is soaring."

Features of the MAP3242

  • 4Ch LED Driver with internal dimming FET
  • Wide input voltage range: 8.5V ~ 36V
  • Max 200mA per channel
  • 65V FB Pin Voltage
  • 0.6V Min Headroom voltage @ 150mA
  • LED current accuracy : +/-2.5%
  • Switching Frequency : 100kHz ~ 500kHz
  • PWM and analog dimming
  • Protections : LED Short (adjustable), LED Open OCP, TSD, UVLO
  • Package : HSOP-28L, SOIC-20L, ETSSOP-20L

About MagnaChip Semiconductor
Headquartered in South Korea, MagnaChip Semiconductor is a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for high volume consumer applications. MagnaChip Semiconductor believes it has one of the broadest and deepest range of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platforms in the industry, supported by its 30-year operating history, a large portfolio of registered and pending patents, and extensive engineering and manufacturing process expertise. For more information, please visit www.magnachip.com.

CONTACTS:


In the United States:

Robert Pursel

Director of Investor Relations

Tel. +1-408-625-1262

robert.pursel@magnachip.com

In Korea:

Chankeun Park

Senior Manager, Public Relations

Tel. +82-2-6903-3195

chankeun.park@magnachip.com

 

SOURCE MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation

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MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation
Web: http://www.magnachip.com




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