Central Semiconductor Corp.

central semiconductor corp logoCentral Semiconductor Corp. manufactures world-class discrete semiconductors in surface mount and leaded packages. Device families include small signal transistors, switching diodes, bipolar power transistors, zener diodes, schottky diodes, and current limiting diodes. Central Semiconductor is a semiconductor manufacturer that specializes in discrete semiconductor devices. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, USA. Central Semiconductor designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of discrete semiconductors for various industries, including automotive, communications, industrial, and consumer electronics. They are known for their high-quality products, innovative solutions, and excellent customer service.

Since 1974, Central Semiconductor has been a go-to company for customers around the world who want innovative and reliable discrete semiconductors. Today, Central supplies leading edge discrete semiconductors for the hottest high-tech products, from MP3 players and tablet computers to wearable electronics and smart phones. Cisco Systems, HP, IBM, ITT, Motorola and Sony are among Central’s top customers. At the same time, Central continues to manufacture older technology devices still needed by many manufacturers of products with long life cycles.  
Central Semiconductor products


  • Diodes: Central Semiconductor produces a variety of diodes, including rectifier diodes, Schottky diodes, Zener diodes, and switching diodes. These diodes are used for rectification, voltage regulation, and signal conditioning in electronic circuits.

  • Transistors: The company offers a range of bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) and field-effect transistors (FETs) in various packages and configurations. These transistors are used for amplification, switching, and other functions in electronic circuits.

  • Thyristors: Central Semiconductor manufactures thyristors, including silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) and TRIACs. These devices are used for power control and switching applications.

  • MOSFETs: The company produces a lineup of MOSFETs (Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors) with different voltage and current ratings. These are used for power switching and amplification in various electronic devices.

  • Integrated Passive Components: Central Semiconductor also offers integrated passive components such as resistors and capacitors in semiconductor packages. These components save board space and simplify circuit design.

  • Custom Solutions: In addition to standard catalog products, Central Semiconductor provides custom solutions to meet specific customer requirements.