SOURCE: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

June 21, 2010 11:00 ET

Vishay Renews Military Analog Switch and Multiplexer Product Line, Reintroduces Hi-Rel DG409 Dual Four-Channel Multiplexer

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) -  Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), a longtime supplier of high-reliability discrete and IC components to military and aerospace customers, today announced that its Vishay Siliconix facility in Santa Clara, Calif., has been re-qualified by DSCC to manufacture analog switches and multiplexers with screening to MIL-PRF-38535. The MIL-PRF-38535 specification is a standard that establishes the performance, quality, and reliability requirements for IC components used in systems being built for hi-rel applications.

The first product to be manufactured under the new certification is a hi-rel version of the DG409, a dual four-channel differential analog multiplexer. The DG409 connects one of four differential inputs to a common dual output. It features a 44-V maximum supply rating, low on-resistance of 100 ohms, and low charge injection of 20 pC. Three military package options are available: the 16-pin CerDIP, the 20-pin LCC, and the 16-pin Flat-Pack. Additional hi-rel versions of analog switch and multiplexer products will be announced later in 2010.

The Vishay facility in Santa Clara also is in the process of becoming qualified for military MOSFETs. All Vishay Siliconix hi-rel MOSFETs and IC products are manufactured in the Santa Clara fab and conform to the most stringent reliability requirements in the industry. Vishay has long-term relationships with virtually all of the distributors serving hi-rel markets.

In addition to MIL-PRF-38535, Vishay Siliconix continues to offer source-controlled drawing capabilities to allow space-level screening.

Samples and production quantities of the hi-rel DG409 multiplexer are available now, with lead times of 20 weeks for larger orders. Follow Vishay analog switches and multiplexers at

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, and transducers). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Its product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at

Link to datasheet: (DG409AK/AZ/AL)

Link to product photo (click ALL SIZES for hi-res version):