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Converter ICs Eliminate Secondary Feedback

July 11, 2008 6:13 am | Power Integrations | Product Releases | Comments

Reducing Power Supply Component Count by 30%, Power Integrations' LinkSwitch II Series AC/DC switched-mode power conversion ICs eliminate the need for optocouplers and all secondary-side CV/CC control circuitry as well as all control-loop compensation circuitry. Integrating all control and protection circuitry plus a 700-V MOSFET in an 8-pin package, the devices have a CV output tolerance of ±5% and

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DC/DC Converter Provides 1 A

July 10, 2008 5:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Yielding 1.0 A from a 2.5-V input using 3 external components, Maxim Integrated Product’s MAX8815A step-up DC/DC converter provides adjustable output from 3.3 V to 5.0 V or preset output of 5.0 V with an input ranging from 1.2 to 5.5 V. The 3-mm² 10-pin TDFN-packaged device has quiescent

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Delta-Sigma ADCs Perform Precise Acquisition

July 9, 2008 11:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing a simultaneous-sampling measurement system for demanding signal acquisition applications, two multi-channel, 16-bit, delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) from Texas Instruments operate with a 25-kHz bandwidth, a 2 µV/C offset drift and a SNR of up to 97 dB. The ADS1174 (4-channel) and ADS1178 (8-channel) ADCs have operating modes that allow for optimization of speed (52 kS/s) or power dissipation (7 mW/channel).

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All-Flash MCUs Feature Low Power, High Integration

July 8, 2008 5:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics introduced 22 new 16-bit All Flash microcontrollers (MCUs) for compact, low-power, battery-operated and sensor-enabled systems. Based on the company’s 16-bit 78K0R CPU core, the 78K0R/Kx3-L MCUs offer low power consumption to extend battery life, and additional on-chip integration to help reduce the size and cost of battery-driven and sensor-enabled systems. The lineup also offers

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Controller Integrates Touch Key and Slider Functions

July 7, 2008 10:13 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Combining touch key and touch slider functions, Atmel’s AT42QT2160 touch controller controls up to 16 individual touch keys with a slider comprising between 2 and 8 of the touch key channels. The device controls up to 11 LEDs through a PWM output function and has 3 GPIOs with 8 shared output ports through a 2-wire interface (I2C compatible). The 28-pin 4-mm2 QFN-packaged controller uses

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Regulators Provide 70 mV Dropout Voltage

July 7, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Having a 70 mV typical dropout voltage (3 V output with IOUT at 200 mA), Seiko Instruments’ S-1155 Series CMOS voltage regulators have an output voltage range from 1 to 5 V selectable in 0.05 V step with ±1% accuracy and an input voltage ranging from 1.50 to 5.50 V. The lead-free SOT-89-5-packaged devices yield

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Amplifiers Now Available in Aftermarket

July 3, 2008 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lansdale Semiconductor now has the single-source rights to continue to manufacture Freescale’s MC1350 IF, MC1490 RF, and MC1590G monolithic IF amplifiers incorporate automatic gain control in a product life cycle management system. The devices are well suited for telecommunication, commercial (MC1350 and MC1490) and defense/military/aerospace (MC1590G) applications. The RoHS-compliant MC1350 and MC1490 fit well in up to 70 MHz audio and video

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DSP Builder features Second-Generation Model-Based Synthesis Technology

July 1, 2008 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring second-generation model-based synthesis technology, the DSP Builder Version 8.0 fro Altera, increases productivity for DSP designs by an order of magnitude. This technology allows DSP designers to  generate timing-optimized RTL code based on Simulink design descriptions. With this Builder feature, designers can acquire

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Dual-SMBus Microcontroller Supports 400 Kbps per Side

July 1, 2008 8:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

With two system management buses (SMBus), Silicon Storage Technology’s SST89C58RC FlashFlex 8-bit microcontroller family supports up to 400 Kbps data throughput in each bus. The 6-mm2 QFN-packaged devices yield operating voltages from 2.7 to 5.5 V and 1 KB on-chip RAM. The microcontrollers

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MOSFET Driver Delivers 5A for DC/DC converters

July 1, 2008 8:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

 Designed to drive upper and lower power N-Channel MOSFETs in a synchronous converter, the LTC4447 from Linear Technology, can deliver 5A for buck or boost DC/DC converters. This driver, combined with power MOSFETs and one of Linear Technology's DC/DC controllers, forms a complete synchronous regulator that can be used as a step-down or step-up DC/DC converter. The device drives both

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FPGAs Provide System-On-Chip Functionality

June 30, 2008 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using flexiFLASH architecture, Lattice Semiconductor’s LatticeXP2 family of non-volatile automotive FPGAs provides look up tables from 5 to 17 K, 276 Kb on-chip embedded FlashBAK RAM in 18 Kb dual-port blocks, and from 0.6 to 2.2 Kb of Serial TAG memory. The 90-nm devices support DDR2 memory interfaces at 400 Mbps, ADC/DACs at up to 750 Mbps and 7:1 LVDS display interfaces at above 600 Mbps. The AEC-Q100-standardized FPGAs support up to 5 sysDSP

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IC Eliminates Data Control Cables

June 27, 2008 9:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ridding the need of data control cables, Intersil Corporation’s ISL34340 SERDES IC transports 27 bits of video data and bi-directional I2C into a single LVDS cable measuring up to 10 meters long. The 64-lead EPTQFP-packaged device has a DC balanced 8b/10b code and video flow that allows 24 RGB bits and three video control bits into a single LVDS pair. The IC includes embedded termination

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Mini POL Regulator Saves Board Space

June 27, 2008 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

With a package footprint of 15 mm² and a height of 2.8 mm, the LTM4616 DC/DC µModule from Linear Technology includes all the support components needed for a single or dual point-of-load (POL) regulator: inductors, capacitors, DC/DC controller, compensation circuitry, and power switches.

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IC Targets DDR Cache-Memory Backup

June 26, 2008 10:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting DDR cache-memory backups, Maxim Integrated Products’ DS2731 power-management IC (PMIC) integrates a single-cell Li+ charger with FETs at a rate up to 1.5 A from a 12-V supply to eliminate over 15 discrete components in existing solutions. The device uses an internal comparator with a power-steering system to switch from system to battery power when the auxiliary supply falls below

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MOSFET Driver Provides 200 V

June 25, 2008 9:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing a bridge supply voltage of up to 200 V, Supertex’s MD7120 full-bridge power MOSFET driver has an output voltage range from 12 V to 200 V with ±5 ns dead time matching and rise or fall times of less than 30 ns with a typical 1 nF load. The N-channel device drives over 100 W output with over 90% efficiency from normal logic level inputs by directly coupled internal level translators. The internal core of the RoHS-compliant driver consists of over-temperature, under-voltage and current

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