The BCR8LM-12LA from Renesas Electronics is a Triac that has been designed for medium-power applications. It has a break-over voltage of up to 600 V and a break-over current of less than 8 A. This Triac has a gate trigger voltage of up to 1.5 V and a gate trigger current of less than 10 mA. It incorporates a planar passivation design with insulation. This Triac is available in a through-hole package that measures 10 x 27.5 mm and is ideal for switching mode power supply, washing machine, motor control, heater control, and other general purpose AC power control applications.