MCR8S Series - SCR TO-220AB 8A

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The Silicon Controlled Rectifier is designed primarily for half-wave ac control applications, such as motor controls, heating controls, and power supplies; or wherever half-wave, silicon gate-controlled devices are needed.


  • Sensitive Gate Allows Triggering by Microcontrollers and other Logic Circuits
  • Blocking Voltage to 800 Volts
  • On-State Current Rating of 8 Amperes RMS at 80°C
  • High Surge Current Capability - 80 Amperes
  • Rugged, Economical TO220AB Package
  • Glass Passivated Junctions for Reliability and Uniformity
  • Minimum and Maximum Values of IGT, VGT and IH Specified for Ease of Design
  • Immunity to dv/dt - 5 V/µsec Minimum at 110°C
  • Pb-Free Packages are Available

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Catalog #IT(RMS) (A)VDRM (V)IGTMAX (mA)ITSM 60Hz