Power Integrations and Weltrend Semiconductor Announce 18 W USB PD Rapid-Charger Reference Design for Smart Mobile Devices

April 25th, 2017

Power Integrations in association with Weltrend Semiconductor Inc. today announced a joint reference design describing an 18 W, USB PD compliant, AC-DC power converter targeted at chargers for smart mobile devices. The design, titled DER-567, pairs the WT6630P USB Type-C PD controller from Weltrend with Power Integrations’ InnoSwitch™-CP off-line CV/CC flyback switcher IC, enabling designers to produce a compact and highly energy-efficient standards-compliant power adapter.

Comments Shyam Dujari, director of marketing for Power Integrations: "USB PD adds significant intelligence to adapters and allows more power to be delivered flexibly and safely. Users can expect faster charge times for the larger batteries required to power next-generation mobile devices."

For more information, read today's press release and download DER-567.