q The circuit application examples in this publication are provided to explain representative applications of SHARP
devices and are not intended to guarantee any circuit design or license any intellectual property rights. SHARP takes
no responsibility for any problems related to any intellectual property right of a third party resulting from the use of
q Contact SHARP in order to obtain the latest device specification sheets before using any SHARP device. SHARP
reserves the right to make changes in the specifications, characteristics, data, materials, structure, and other contents
described herein at any time without notice in order to improve design or reliability. Manufacturing locations are
also subject to change without notice.
q Observe the following points when using any devices in this publication. SHARP takes no responsibility for damage
caused by improper use of the devices which does not meet the conditions and absolute maximum ratings to be used
specified in the relevant specification sheet nor meet the following conditions:
(i) The devices in this publication are designed for use in general electronic equipment designs such as:
- - - Personal computers
- -- Office automation equipment
- -- Telecommunication equipment [terminal]
- - - Test and measurement equipment
- - - Industrial control
- -- Audio visual equipment
- -- Consumer electronics
(ii) Measures such as fail-safe function and redundant design should be taken to ensure reliability and safety when
SHARP devices are used for or in connection with equipment that requires higher reliability such as:
- -- Transportation control and safety equipment (i.e., aircraft, trains, automobiles, etc.)
- -- Traffic signals
- - - Gas leakage sensor breakers
- -- Alarm equipment
- -- Various safety devices, etc.
(iii)SHARP devices shall not be used for or in connection with equipment that requires an extremely high level of
reliability and safety such as:
- - - Space applications
- -- Telecommunication equipment [trunk lines]
- -- Nuclear power control equipment
- -- Medical and other life support equipment (e.g., scuba).
q Contact a SHARP representative in advance when intending to use SHARP devices for any "specific" applications
other than those recommended by SHARP or when it is unclear which category mentioned above controls the
q If the SHARP devices listed in this publication fall within the scope of strategic products described in the Foreign
Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan, it is necessary to obtain approval to export such SHARP devices.
q This publication is the proprietary product of SHARP and is copyrighted, with all rights reserved. Under the copyright
laws, no part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or
mechanical, for any purpose, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of SHARP. Express written
permission is also required before any use of this publication may be made by a third party.
q Contact and consult with a SHARP representative if there are any questions about the contents of this publication.