This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Photo Release -- Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Launches EZBuck(TM) With Enhanced Light Load Operation

Stocks in this article: AOSL

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Nasdaq:AOSL), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, today released the AOZ3015, a 3A EZBuck DC/DC regulator optimized for applications that have a standby power mode. The AOZ3015 is ideally suited for point-of-load DC/DC converters, LCD TVs, set-top boxes, DVD and Blu-ray players/recorders and cable modems.


A photo accompanying this release is available at

The AOZ3015 is a high-efficiency and easy-to-use synchronous PWM buck regulator with an input voltage range of 4.5V to 18V. It provides 3A of continuous output current at over 90% efficiency and maintains 85% efficiency while in 10mA light load operation. When operating in low output current conditions, the AOZ3015 will operate in a proprietary pulse energy mode (PEM) to obtain high efficiency. Under heavy load steady-state conditions, the AOZ3015 will operate in fixed frequency and Continuous-Conduction Mode (CCM).

"AOS's proprietary EZBuck technology helps bring our customers compact and high efficiency DC/DC solutions that we can scale to their power requirements," said Dr. Yenju Wang, Product Marketing Director at AOS. "The high-efficiency light load operation feature AOZ3015 makes it an ideal for those power supplies with a stand-by mode mandated by many government agencies worldwide."

Technical Highlights

Input Voltage Range: 4.5V to 18V
MOSFET On-Resistance (typ): High-side (85mOhms)
  Low-side (50mOhms)
Switching Frequency: 500KHz
Package: E-Pad SO-8
Efficiency at 10mA (12V to 5V): 85%
Efficiency at 3A (12V to 5V): 92%

Pricing and Availability

The AOZ3015 is immediately available in production quantities with a lead-time of 12 weeks. The unit price for 1,000 pieces is $0.80.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs