International Rectifier, IR ® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the company’s IRS2980 high-voltage buck regulator control IC has won an inaugural Excellence Solution Award 2012 from the Computer and Microelectronics Development Research Center, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) R.P.C, China. Rated at 600V, the IRS2980 LEDrivIR TM utilizes hysteretic average current mode control for precise current regulation. The LED buck driver features low-side MOSFET drive with high-voltage internal regulator and high-side current sensing. The converter is compatible with electronic PWM dimming allowing for 0%-100% current control. “IR is focused on developing energy efficient technologies and solutions to support China’s engineering community and we are pleased that the IRS2980 dimming LED driver controller has received this prestigious award from MIIT,” said Adam White, Senior Vice President, Global Sales. Available in an SO-8 package, the IRS2980 utilizes IR’s advanced high-voltage IC process which incorporates latest-generation high-voltage level-shifting and termination technology to deliver superior electrical over-stress protection and higher field reliability, in addition to other new features and enhancements. The 2012 China Best IC and Electronic Product Solution award ceremony was held in Beijing, January 18, 2013. More information is available at http://www.eccn.com/election/solution/index.html. About International Rectifier International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management technology. IR’s analog- and mixed-signal ICs, advanced circuit devices, integrated power systems, and components enable high-performance computing and reduce energy waste from motors, the world’s single largest consumer of electricity. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy-efficient appliances, lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft, and defense systems rely on IR’s power-management benchmarks to power their next generation products. For more information, go to www.irf.com. Trademark Notice LEDrivIR TM is a trademark of International Rectifier Corporation and IR ® is a registered trademark of International Rectifier Corporation. All other product names noted herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.