High-side switches can safely drive high currents into complex (resistive, inductive and capacitive) grounded loads in compliance with the harsh automotive environment. This requires both a robust, low on-resistance power switch and accurate analog circuitry for diagnostic, protection and control functions.

ST’s VIPower® family consists of a set of automotive-qualified high-side switches covering the full load range in terms of type and rated power and includes state-of-the-art embedded control functions and a brand-new protection mechanism. This offer represents the ideal solution for car systems such as junction boxes, interior/exterior lighting and DC motor driving as well as every application inside and outside the transportation domain requiring a protected 12V battery line. 


VIPower M0-7 Series

Miniaturized high-side driver family: One tiny package for a full scalable offer


VIPower® Zero Series

ST Introduces a new family of high side switches with very low on-resistance and extended current sensing, a perfect combination to drive and protect high-power loads. The VIPower® Zero devices can effectively replace electromechanical relays in automotive applications, such as high-current fan motors, heaters and protected battery lines in electrical power distribution systems.

  • Low on-resistance protected solutions
  • Output re-activation during reverse polarity
  • State-of-the-art and adaptable protection strategy
  • Sophisticated diagnostics
  • Cold-cranking capability (VN7003Axx)

Find the right VIPower device in just few clicks!

Try the new smart selector and find the right low/high-side switch or H-bridge for your car body application. Just set a few parameters such as voltage, topology, number of channels or type of loads, or even source type and temperature, and find the perfect fit for your design. Then, download our TwisterSIM thermal/electrical simulator to view detailed thermal info or simply to test specific corner conditions.

Launch the Smart selector

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