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February 2024 – IXYS New Phase Control Thyristor 4240A, 4800V-5200V, N4240EA480-520

IXYS new phase control thyristor is designed for optimum cooling solutions

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Introducing IXYS’ new phase control thyristor expands the Littelfuse high power rectifier portfolio by utilising the latest production and assembly techniques for large-area devices.


IXYS New Phase Control Thyristor

Designed for medium and high voltage applications to convert AC to DC, this thyristor operates at line frequencies where keeping conduction losses low is important. This new device is designed for use in high power applications, medium voltage motor control applications and soft starters.



  • Designed for optimum cooling solutions
  • Optimised device for low conduction losses
  • High reliability and robustness
  • For use in series operation as well as stand alone



  • Hermetic package and double side cooling capability
  • -40°C to +125°C operating temperature
  • High current and blocking voltage 4240A, 5200V
  • Pressure contact with short circuit failure mode
  • High surge and DC blocking capability



  • High power industrial
  • Hydro electric power generation
  • High voltage drives and soft starters
  • Excitation systems
  • High voltage AC to DC converters


N4240EA480-520 Datasheet

GD Rectifiers is an official distributor for IXYS and distributes their complete range of semiconductors including, diodes, IGBTs, inverter modules, MOSFETs, rectifier bridges, AC controlled thyristors, SiC power MOSFETs, SiC Schottky diodes, switchable current regulators, thyristors, thyristor/diode modules and thyristor module accessories.


For further information on IXYS semiconductors, and to receive competitive pricing and technical support on your requirements, please contact our team on: 01444 243 452 or email:

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