Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock on Cirrus Logic CS1500 and CS1600 High Performance PFC Controllers

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 10, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has stock on Cirrus Logic's CS1500 and CS1600 high-performance, variable frequency discontinuous mode, active digital PFC controllers.

The CS1500 and CS1600 are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

The CS1500 and CS1600 are high-performance, variable frequency discontinuous mode, active digital power factor correction (PFC) controllers. These devices feature Cirrus Logic's EXL Core™ architecture that brings digital energy control innovation, elevating performance and solving system challenges in power supplies used for notebook adapters, digital televisions, and PCs. The unique architecture of the CS1500 and CS1600 enables reduced sized EMI filters and eliminates the need for numerous passive components, thus delivering the lowest PFC system costs available.

Applications for the CS1500 include digital TVs, notebook adapters, and PC power supplies. Applications for the CS1600 include fluorescent ballasts and LED ballasts.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

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