Active-Semi announces ActiveCharge™ Ultra-fast Mobile Power IC Charging Portfolio


ACT4533C DC-DC Car Cigarette Lighter Adapter and ACT520 AC-DC Wall Adapter QC2.0 Solutions released



We are excited about the introduction of our ActiveCharge family of products that enable our customers to bring out high-performance and cost-effective solutions for fast mobile charging
DALLAS, - December 17, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Active-Semi International, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) announced today the introduction of their ActiveCharge™ family of products and solutions for ultra-fast charging of mobile devices. Today, mobile devices are increasingly outfitted with larger battery capacities to meet the growing consumer usage demands and life-style trends that are much more power intensive. In response, the market is demanding charging technologies for mobile phones and tablets that reduce charging times by as much as 80 percent. Active-Semis newly released ACT4533C DC-DC and ACT520 AC-DC power IC products include reference designs that implement rapid charging in cigarette lighter adapters (CLA) and wall adapters. These solutions are compatible with all new rapid/fast charging standards being shipped in Samsung, Motorola, and Apple phones today.

We are excited about the introduction of our ActiveCharge™ family of products that enable our customers to bring out high performance and cost effective solutions for fast mobile charging. says Mark Cieri, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Active-Semi. These two products are the first of a growing portfolio of quick battery charging solutions that we will continue to build upon for our customers.

The ACT4533C DC-DC offers 5V/2.1A and 9V/1.5A fast battery charging for CLAs, and the ACT520 AC-DC offers 5V/9V/12V, 1.5A solution for wall adapters. Both ICs include built-in protection schemes including over-voltage protection, short-circuit protection, and over-temperature protection. The solutions come with easy-to-use reference designs and evaluation kits to enable fast prototyping and time-to market.

For more information, visit http://www.active-semi.com/activecharge, or email sales@active-semi.com.


About Active-Semi

Founded in 2004 in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Active-Semi is a rapidly emerging leader in the multi-billion dollar power management IC and intelligent digital motor drive IC markets. The company's portfolio of analog and mixed signal SoCs are scalable core platforms used in charging, powering and embedded digital control systems used in industrial, commercial and consumer equipment end-applications. Active-Semi offers Power Application Controllers™ (PAC™), DC-DC, AC-DC and PMU products that significantly reduce solution size and cost, improve system reliability, and shorten system development cycle-time by over 50 percent.

Active-Semi ships about 40 million power ICs per quarter, and has shipped over 1.5 billion ICs to-date. The multi-national company has over 150 patents granted and pending.

For more information visit: http://www.active-semi.com/

Active-Semi Contact

Suribhotla Rajasekhar
Director of Marketing

p: +1-214-453-1422 x827
e: marketing@active-semi.com