Application-specific port protection ICs

Overvoltage, overcurrent, EMI, ESD and surge protection integrated for USB and HDMI

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From USB Type-C® protection to integrated ESD overvoltage protection and display interface protection, application-specific port protection helps protect your design from any outside surges. Our portfolio of protection devices are designed with full compliance to interface standards such as USB Type-C, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.1, HDMI and others.

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USB Type-C® protection

Comprehensive 20-V short-to-Vbus and ESD protection for the USB Type-C interface

Overvoltage protection

Integrated ESD protection combined with current limit, overvoltage protection (OVP) and surge for USB 2.0, 3.0 and 3.1 applications including automotive short-to-battery protection

Technical resources

White paper
White paper
Designing USB for short-to-battery tolerance in automotive environments
This paper explores the challenges with protecting the VBUS line for USB and presents three solutions to the problem.
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White paper
White paper
Circuit protection for your next USB Type-C design white paper
This paper discusses the importance of proper circuit protection in your USB Type-C® to reduct the risk of system damage and field failures. 
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Video series
Video series
How to protect automotive USB Type-C®, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports against short-to-Vbus/battery event
This video offers a deep dive on architecting and solving the challenges associated with implementing system-level protection in automotive USB Type-C and legacy USB applications.