Automotive Lighting - LED Driver ICs

Our ASLxxxx series of LED drivers includes versatile, application-specific, constant-current, high-brightness LED (HB-LED) driver ICs. They provide a fully integrated solution for automotive LED lighting applications—maintaining system flexibility, enabling design re-use and providing significant scalability in a low-cost solution. They combine our deep understanding of LED performance with our high-class automotive A-BCD mixed signal HV technology.

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Optimum Architecture—Lower System Cost

Our driver IC portfolio is designed to enable maximum design freedom with minimum cost in the initial design, mass production and future system updates. The portfolio consists of two families - the multi-phase boost ASLx500 and multi-channel buck ASLx416 driver ICs. Together, they provide a single platform architecture that has the capability to drive any configuration of LEDs and channels while keeping system cost down.

Optimum Integration—Lower Space

The high level of digital integration ensures a low external component count for maximum robustness and ease of design. Furthermore, the multi-channel buck ICs use an external power MOSFET for each channel. This enables the optimal thermal performance of the drivers under high current situations (>1.5 A per channel). Therefore the multi-channel LED driver ICs can achieve high output powers with minimum PCB area and without expensive thermal components.

Scalability and Flexbility—Lower R&D Throughput Time

The multi-channel LED driver ICs are highly scalable and flexible. With one boost IC, our solutions can be scaled from 2 channels to 12 channels with output powers between 30 W to 140 W. Furthermore, via the SPI interface, the driver ICs are highly programmable, which empowers our solutions to be capable of driving all kinds of advanced lighting applications, e.g. adaptive driving beam (ADB), advanced front lighting (AFL), laser, etc. Together with the optimized, architecture, package and pinning, our solution reduces the R&D throughput time for both new product developments and future product upgrades.

Automotive Quality Guaranteed

All of our multi-channel automotive LED drivers are housed in a very small HVQFVN32 pin package. They are specially designed to support the growing replacement of traditional automotive lighting solutions with high-brightness (HB) and intelligent LED solutions. The devices are fully automotive qualified, compliant with AEC-Q100 grade 1, with an ambient temperature operating a range of –40 to +125°C. The devices also deliver low electromagnetic emission (EME) and high electromagnetic immunity (EMI).

Product Order Description
NXP's ASL1500SHN is a flexible single phase DC-to-DC boost converter IC. It is designed primarily for use in automotive LED lighting applications.
NXP's ASL2416SHN is a two channel buck mode LED driver IC is  a cost effective design solution, targeting automotive exterior and interior lighting ap...
NXP's ASL2500SHN is a highly integrated and flexible two-phase DC-to-DC boost converter IC, designed for use in automotive LED lighting applications
NXP's ASL3416SHN is a three channel buck mode LED driver IC delivering constant average DC current to LEDs for automotive exterior lighting applications.
NXP's ASL4500SHN a highly integrated and flexible four-phase DC-to-DC boost converter IC is designed primarily for use in automotive LED lighting applicati...
The NXP ASL5xxxyHz family is a fully featured and flexible Matrix LED Controller providing a cost-effective design solution, targeting advanced automotive ...