Power Integrations and Cypress Announce Reference Design for USB-PD Compliant Fast Chargers

February 23rd, 2016

Power Integrations in association with Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today announced a joint reference design describing a 20-watt, USB-PD compliant AC-DC power converter targeted at chargers for smart mobile devices. The design, titled DER-533, pairs the EZ-PD™ CCG2 USB Type-C port controller from Cypress with Power Integrations' InnoSwitch™-CP off-line CV/CC flyback switcher IC, enabling designers to produce a standards-compliant power adapter that is fast, compact and highly energy-efficient.

Comments Shyam Dujari, director of marketing for Power Integrations: "USB-PD will be the flexible power delivery vehicle for the next generation of mobile devices; it provides a unifying architecture for power and data within a slim, reversible and robust connector."

Learn more about DER-533 and InnoSwitch-CP on the Power Integrations website.