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Posted Mar 30, 2017 08:51 (GMT +7)

Toshiba's New Car Audio System Regulator IC Handles All Power Requirements

- Integrates series regulators and detection functions for car audio -

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2017

Toshiba Corporation's (TOKYO:6502) Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company today announced the launch of “TCB010FNG,” a system regulator IC designed to handle the increasing sophistication of car audio systems, and that incorporates the required power supply plus all essential detection functions. Sample shipments start today with mass production scheduled for June.

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Toshiba: a system regulator IC "TCB010FNG" that integrates series regulators and detection functions ...

Toshiba: a system regulator IC "TCB010FNG" that integrates series regulators and detection functions for car audio. (Photo: Business Wire)

TCB010FNG incorporates a power supply for a microcontroller that retains power for a time more than sufficient for any short loss of battery power, multiple variable power supplies, plus a fixed power supply. It also incorporates a number of detection functions, such as ACC voltage detection and accessory power voltage detection, making it a single-chip solution covering all power requirements of car audio systems.

As another plus, the IC is configured with series regulators, allowing users to design a system with no concerns for the impact of unnecessary radiation.

Main Specifications

Part Number TCB010FNG
VDD 3ch (3.3V 300mA, 5V 200mA, 3.3V 1.3A)
ILM 2ch (4.5V-8.5V 400mA, 5V-8.5V 2A)

Operating Supply Voltage


4.9V-18V (output dependent)
  • 2ch High side switch included
  • ACC Voltage detection (threshold variable)
  • Accessory voltage detection function (threshold variable)
  • Microcontroller output voltage detection function (output pulse range variable)
  • Power AMP IC Mute control detection (output pulse range variable)
  • Output backup function for microcontroller
Package P-HSSOP36-1116-0.65
Sample Price (tax included) 600 yen

For more information about the new product, please visit:

Customer Inquiries:
Mixed Signal IC Sales & Marketing Dept.
Tel: +81-44-548-2826

*Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.)
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Media Inquiries:
Toshiba Corporation
Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company
Chiaki Nagasawa, +81-3-3457-4963

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