Littelfuse has introduced the SP1212 series of 12A discrete unidirectional TVS diodes. They provide a high electro-static discharge (ESD) protection level for electronic equipment. These AEC-Q101-qualified diodes safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes of ±30kV (contact and air discharge as defined in IEC 61000-4-2) without any performance degradation. Each TVS can safely dissipate a 12A 8/20 surge event, as defined in IEC 61000-4-5 2nd edition. Typical applications include switches, buttons, test equipment, instrumentation, point-of-sale terminals, and medical equipment.