Diodes Incorporated is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality, application-specific standard products within the broad discrete and analog semiconductor markets, serving the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial and automotive markets.

The AP8801 is a step-down DC/DC converter designed to drive LEDs with a constant current. The device can drive up to thirteen LEDs, depending on the forward voltage of the LEDs, in series from a voltage source of 8V to 48V. Series connection of the LEDs provides identical LED currents resulting in uniform brightness and eliminating the need for ballast resistors.


  • LED driving current up to 500mA
  • Operating input voltage up to 48V
  • High efficiency up to 92%
  • High switching frequency up to 500kHz
  • PWM/DC input for dimming control
  • Built-in output open-circuit protection
  • SOP-8L and MSOP-8L are available in “Green” Molding Compound (No Br, Sb)
  • Lead Free Finish/RoHS Compliant (Note 1, data sheet)


  • Commercial & industrial lighting
  • Small LCD panel backlight
  • Appliances interior lighting
  • Architecture Detail lighting

The AP8801M8G-13 comes in a 13 inch tape and reel MSOP-8L package and is available on a 2500 piece reel.


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Mfr Part#: AP8801M8G-13
Mounting Method: Surface Mount
Package Style: MSOP-8
Available In: REEL

AP8801 Series 500 mA 48 V 500 kHz SMT LED Step-Down Converter - MSOP-8


Technical Specifications:

Supply Voltage: Output Current per Channel: Output Voltage: Switching Frequency-Max:
8 to 48 V 500 mA 48 V 500 kHz
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$0.5500 USD (each)
2500+ $0.5500

Other quantities & packages (Reels) may also be available


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Reserve Stock:
Factory Stock: 5,000
Factory Lead-Time: 5-10 Days
Min. Order Qty: 2,500
Multiple of: 2,500
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