3.0V to 5.5V USB Power Control Switch


Information 3.0V to +5.5V USB Power Control Switch
Package NSOIC-8
Temperature Range (°C) -40 to 85
IQ (µA) 80
# of Channels 2
Special Features Channel fault flag indicator, Under voltage lockout (UVLO), Short circuit protection, Thermal shutdown protection
Max Current/Ch (mA) 500
Current Limit (mA) 850
Enable Yes
Enable Logic Active low, Active high
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The SP2526A device is a dual 3V to 5.5V USB Supervisory Power Control Switch ideal for self-powered and bus-powered Universal Serial Bus (USB) applications.

  • Compliant to USB specifications
  • 3.0V to 5.5V input voltage range
  • Two independent power switches
  • Two error flag outputs, open drain
  • 2.7V undervoltage lockout
  • 500mA minimum continuous load current per switch
  • 1.25A short-circuit current
  • 150mΩ maximum on-resistance
  • 110µA on-state supply current
  • 1µA shutdown current
  • Output can be rorced higher than Input (off-state)
  • Thermal shutdown
  • 1ms soft-start power up, fast turn off
  • Active-high version: SP2526A-1
  • Active-low version: SP2526A-2

Documentation & Design Tools

Type Title Version Date File Size
Data Sheets SP2526A Single Channel USB Power Distribution Switch 2.1.1 February 2020 521.7 KB
Product Flyers Power Management & Interface Products for Cable, Satellite and IP STB/Home Gateway March 2018 2 MB
Product FAQs SP2526A-1 FAQ 1.0.0 August 2006 191.5 KB
Product Brochures Power Management Brochure October 2020 2.4 MB
Symbols & Footprints SP2526A-1EN-L/TR CAD File (.bxl) September 2018 75.9 KB
Symbols & Footprints SP2526A-2EN-L/TR CAD File (.bxl) September 2018 75.9 KB
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Quality & RoHS

Part Number RoHS | Exempt RoHS Halogen Free REACH TSCA MSL Rating / Peak Reflow Package
SP2526A-1EN-L/TR N Y Y Y Y L3 / 260ᵒC NSOIC8 OPT2
SP2526A-2EN-L/TR N Y Y Y Y L3 / 260ᵒC NSOIC8 OPT2

Click on the links above to download the Certificate of Non-Use of Hazardous Substances.

Additional Quality Documentation may be available, please Contact Support.

Parts & Purchasing

Part Number Pkg Code Min Temp Max Temp Status Suggested Replacement Buy Now Order Samples PDN
SP2526A-1EN NSOIC8 OPT2 -40 85 OBS
SP2526A-1EN/TR NSOIC8 OPT2 -40 85 OBS
SP2526A-1EN-L NSOIC8 OPT2 -40 85 OBS
SP2526A-1EN-L/TR NSOIC8 OPT2 -40 85 Active Order
SP2526A-2EN-L/TR NSOIC8 OPT2 -40 85 Active Order
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Part Status Legend
Active - the part is released for sale, standard product.
EOL (End of Life) - the part is no longer being manufactured, there may or may not be inventory still in stock.
CF (Contact Factory) - the part is still active but customers should check with the factory for availability. Longer lead-times may apply.
PRE (Pre-introduction) - the part has not been introduced or the part number is an early version available for sample only.
OBS (Obsolete) - the part is no longer being manufactured and may not be ordered.
NRND (Not Recommended for New Designs) - the part is not recommended for new designs.


Pkg Code Details Quantities Dimensions PDF
  • JEDEC Reference: MS-012
  • MSL Pb-Free: L3 @ 260ºC
  • MSL SnPb Eutectic: n/a
  • ThetaJA: 128.4ºC/W (std); 96.8ºC/W (fused)
  • Bulk Pack Style: Tube
  • Quantity per Bulk Pack: 98
  • Quantity per Reel: 2500
  • Quantity per Tube: 98
  • Quantity per Tray: n/a
  • Reel Size (Dia. x Width x Pitch): 330 x 12 x 8
  • Tape & Reel Unit Orientation: Quadrant 1
  • Dimensions: mm
  • Length: 4.9
  • Width: 3.9
  • Thickness: 1.75
  • Lead Pitch: 1.27


Distribution Date Description File
02/23/2017 Qualification of alternate assembly subcon, ANST, China.
02/15/2017 Qualification of alternate assembly subcon, ANST.
08/21/2015 Product discontinuation notification
08/23/2011 Material change as bond wire changed from gold to copper. To maintain product supply not to be affected by the spiraling cost of gold.
06/02/2010 Add an alternative qualified assembly and test supplier. Capacity enhancement.
10/21/2009 Material Change Enhance Pb-free package to be Pb-free and halogen free package.
02/28/2007 Product Obsolescence Letter and Discontinuation Notification. Discontinued.

FAQs & Support

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Type the part into the search, and click on one of the part numbers from the drop down menu. Then you can look for the Product Discontinuation Notice, which generally is at the top of the list, for example:


If you see this, it tells you that this particular orderable part has been discontinued and when the last order date is, or was. If you click on the file, then you can view the notice we sent about this if you purchased the part in the recent past. It may also advise of a replacement part. When an orderable part first becomes discontinued, Product Discontinuation Notices are sent are sent to those who have purchased the parts in the recent past, if purchased directly, with a dated opportunity to place a last order.