Automotive 2.5 Amp Gate Drive R²Coupler™ with Integrated (VCE) Desaturation Detection and Fault Status Feedback

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Avago’s automotive 2.5 Amp Gate Drive R2Coupler with Integrated Desaturation (VCE) Detection and Fault Status Feedback makes automotive IGBT VCE fault protection compact, affordable, and easy-to-implement while satisfying automotive AEC-Q100 Grade 2 semiconductor requirement.

Avago  Gate Drive R2Coupler provides reinforced insulation and reliability that delivers safe signal isolation critical in automotive and high temperature industrial applications.


  • 2.5 A maximum peak output current
  • Drive IGBTs up to IC = 150 A, VCE = 1200 V
  • Optically isolated, FAULT status feedback
  • SO-16 package
  • CMOS/TTL compatible
  • 500 ns max. switching speeds
  • “Soft” IGBT turn-off
  • Integrated fail-safe IGBT protection
    – Desat (VCE) detection
    – Under Voltage Lock-Out protection (UVLO) with hysteresis
  • User configurable: inverting, noninverting, auto-reset, auto-shutdown
  • Wide operating VCC range: 15 to 30 Volts
  • -40°C to +105°C operating temperature range
  • 15 kV/μs min. Common Mode Rejection (CMR) at VCM = 1500 V
  • Qualified to AEC-Q100 Grade 2 Test Guidelines
  • Regulatory approvals (Pending):
    – UL1577, CSA
    – IEC/EN/DIN EN 60747-5-5
  • Options Available are:
    • 500 = Tape and Reel Packaging Option
    • XXXE = Lead Free Option


  • Automotive DC-DC Converter
  • Automotive Isolated IGBT/MOSFET Inverter Gate Drive
  • AC and Brushless DC Motor Drives
  • Industrial Inverters for power supplies and motor controls
  • Un-interruptible power supplies

Lifecycle Status



  • RoHS
    Pb & Pb-free options available

Lifecycle Status


Substance Compliance

  • RoHS
    Pb & Pb-free options available
Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory Yes
Samples Available Yes
Product Type Automotive Optocoupler
CMR (min.) (V/µs) 15000.0
Vcm (V) 1500.0
RoHS6 Compliant Pb & Pb-free options available
Max Qty of Samples 20
Operating Temperature Range -40°C to +105°C
Package S016
UL Insulation Rating Viso (VRMS) 3750.0
IEC Maximum Working Insulation Voltage Viorm (VPEAK) 891.0


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