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RS Components Announces Availability of New MOSFET Devices from Fairchild Semiconductor

OXFORD, England, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Seven new devices in DrMOS family deliver world-beating combination of leading-edge power performance in an ultra-compact package

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today announced availability of seven new DrMOS MOSFET devices from Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance semiconductor solutions for power and mobile products. The devices offer high-current handling capabilities in an ultra-compact package leading to high PCB packing density, superior to that of competitive products.

The DrMOS family is Fairchild's next-generation, fully optimized and ultra-compact integrated MOSFET-plus-driver power-stage solution for high-current high-frequency synchronous buck DC-DC applications. The FDMF6820C, for example, integrates a driver IC, two power MOSFETs and a bootstrap Schottky diode into a thermally enhanced ultra-compact 6x6mm PQFN package.

The seven new devices, which include the FDMF6820A/B/C, FDMF6823A/B/C and FDMF6833C, implement Fairchild's proprietary and patented PowerTrench™ MOSFET technology. PowerTrench technology provides clean switching and minimal ringing, and significantly reduces the need for external snubber circuit components in most buck converter applications.

Key applications for the modules include: high-performance gaming motherboards; compact Blade Servers; desktop computers; workstations; high-current DC-DC point-of-load converters; networking and telecom microprocessor voltage regulators; and small form-factor voltage regulator modules.

RS currently holds inventory of approximately 1900 Fairchild parts and has recently added more than 300 new products, all available from stock for same-day despatch.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2012 had revenues of £1.27bn.

For more information, please visit our website at http://uk.rs-online.com/web/.

Further information is available via these links:

Twitter: @RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS

RS Components on Linkedin

http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc

http://www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components

http://www.rs-components.com

DesignSpark

http://www.designspark.com

About Fairchild Semiconductor:

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) - global presence, local support, smart ideas. Fairchild delivers energy-efficient, easy-to-use and value-added semiconductor solutions for power and mobile designs. We help our customers differentiate their products and solve difficult technical challenges with our expertise in power and signal path products. Please contact us on the web at http://www.fairchildsemi.com.

Follow us on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/FairchildSemi

View product and company videos, listen to podcasts and comment on our blog @ http://www.fairchildsemi.com/engineeringconnections

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