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Toshiba Starts Sample Shipments of Regulator ICs for Automotive Applications

March 25, 2014 - Tokyo, Japan

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of “TB9005FNG”, a 5-volt constant voltage regulator for application in automotive systems. Sample shipments start today, with mass production scheduled to start in December 2014.

Toshiba: "TB9005FNG", a 5-volt constant voltage regulator for application in automotive systems (Pho ...

Toshiba: "TB9005FNG", a 5-volt constant voltage regulator for application in automotive systems (Photo: Business Wire)

“TB9005FNG” supports 1A or higher output current in combination with external power transistors1, allowing use in automotive applications that require high output current. The IC also incorporates system reset functions for reset of microcontrollers when their voltage is lowered or clock signals are cut off, which contributes to improved safety for automotive systems.


Automotive applications using 5-volt microcontrollers


Key Features

Part Number   TB9005FNG
Output Voltage   5.0V±0.15V
Operation Current   90μA (typ) (Vin=12V, Ta=25°C) at 5-volt output
System Reset Functions   Low-voltage reset, power-on reset, and watchdog timer
Low Voltage Detection   Threshold selectable either 4.2V (typ) or 4.7V (typ)
Current Limiter   Adjustable with external resistor

Operating Power Supply
Voltage Range

  6 to 18V

Operating Temperature

  -40 to 125°C
Package   SSOP-20-P-225-0.65A
1.   The product can supply more than 2A output current, when used with Toshiba power transistor “TTB002” or “TTA005”. Survey by Toshiba Corporation.

Customer Inquiries:
Automotive Sales and Marketing Department
Tel: +81-3-3457-3428


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 is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.


Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at





CONTACTS : Media Inquiries: Toshiba Corporation Semiconductor & Storage Products Company Takashi Mochizuki, +81-3-3457-4963

Source: Business Wire India


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