2.0 Amp Gate Drive Optocoupler with Integrated Desaturation Detection and Fault Status Feedback

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Avago's HCPL-316J  2.5 Amp Gate Drive Optocoupler with Integrated Desaturation (VCE) Detection and Fault Status Feedback makes IGBTVCW fault protection compact, affordable, and easy-to-implement while satisfying worldwide safety and regulatory requirements.


  • 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, Non-inverting, Auto-Reset, Auto-Shutdown
  • Wide Operating VCC Range: 15 to 30 Volts
  • -40 degrees C to 100 degrees C Operating Temperature Range
  • 15 kV/us Min. Common Mode Rejection (CMR) at VCM = 1500 V
  • Regulatory Approvals:
    UL, CSA, IEC/EN/DIN EN 60747-5-2 (1230 Vpeak Working Voltage)
  • Options available are:
    500 = Tape and Reel Packaging Option
    XXXE = Lead Free Option


  • Isolated IGBT/MOSFET Gate Drive
  • AC and Brushless DC Motor Drives
  • Industrial Inverters
  • Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS)
  • Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS)

Lifecycle Status


Replacement Part


  • 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
RoHS6 Compliant Pb & Pb-free options available
Max Qty of Samples 20
Package SO16
Peak Output Current Min (A) 2
Peak Output Current Max (A) 2.5
PDD Max (µs) 0.3
Vcc (V) 30
CMR (min.) (V/µs) 15000.0
Vcm (V) 1500.0
UL Insulation Rating Viso (VRMS) 5000.0
IEC Maximum Working Insulation Voltage Viorm (VPEAK) 1230.0


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