The MC33153 is specifically designed as an IGBT driver for high power applications that include ac induction motor control, brushless dc motor control and uninterruptable power supplies. Although designed for driving discrete and module IGBTs, this device offers a cost effective solution for driving power MOSFETs and Bipolar Transistors. Device protection features include the choice of desaturation or overcurrent sensing and undervoltage detection. These devices are available in dual-in-line and surface mount packages and include the following features:.
High Current Output Stage: 1.0 A Source/2.0 A Sink
Protection Circuits for Both Conventional and Sense IGBTs
Programmable Fault Blanking Time
Protection against Overcurrent and Short Circuit
Undervoltage Lockout Optimized for IGBT's
Negative Gate Drive Capability
Cost Effectively Drives Power MOSFETs and Bipolar Transistors