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computer hardware & peripherals

Graphics SoC offers optimized rendering, interface count.

January 29, 2014

Intended for automotive, building security, and industrial applications, MB86R24 combines ARM® Cortex™-A9 dual CPU core with embedded 2.5D and 3D graphics cores for accelerated processing and image rendering. There are 6 full HD input channels and 3 display output channels, and SoC affords flexible I/O control. Architecture is optimized for simultaneous use of all functional blocks, and harmonized structure permits simultaneous rendering of independent 2.5D and 3D graphics. Read More

electronic components & devices

GaN Power Device features 150 V breakdown voltage.

July 18, 2013

Enabling normally off operations, Model MB51T008A features on-state resistance of 13 mΩ and total gate charge of 16 nC, achieving half FOM of silicon-based power devices with equivalent breakdown voltage. Use of WLCSP packaging enables minimal parasitic inductance and high-frequency operations. IC is suited for high- and low-side switches in DC-DC converters employed in power supplies for data communications equipment, industrial products, and automobiles. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

FRAM Modules support 10 trillion writing cycles.

March 29, 2013

Providing 1 and 2 Mbits of memory, respectively, Models MB85RS1MT and MB85RS2MT are suited for real-time, continuous data-logging applications, including smart meters, industrial machinery, and medical devices. Serial-interface FRAM products eliminate need for battery and additional memory components, simplifying design process and saving board space. High-speed random access memory is non-volatile, allowing data to be retained when power is switched off. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Multiband LTE Transceiver Chip supports 2G/3G/4G.

March 4, 2013

Incorporating envelope tracking and antenna tuning, MB86L11 Multimode Transceiver supports all wireless communication modes including LTE, HSPA+, DC-HSPA, WCDMA, GSM, EDGE, CDMA, and TD-SCDMA. Device supports entire frequency range of 700–2,700 MHz, functions in all modes of operation, and enables simultaneous bands and modes in single product configuration, covering almost any operator's needs for domestic use and global roaming. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

FRAM Module enables miniaturization of portable applications.

November 29, 2012

Housed in SON-8 package measuring 3 x 2 mm, 16 Kbit MB85RC16 Ferroelectric Random Access Memory includes I2C interface and consumes 0.1 µA in standby mode, extending battery life for products with long standby times, such as portable measurement equipment. Device's small form factor and low operating current also make it suitable for systems such as space-constrained wearable medical equipment that requires real-time data logging. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

RISC Microcontrollers feature ARM® Cortex(TM) cores.

November 19, 2012

Based on ARM® Cortex™-M4 processor core, 32-bit FM4 Series features DSP and floating point functions as well as SDRAM and SD card interfaces. Units also include CAN, USB 2.0, and Ethernet support, plus inverter control functions, high-speed ADCs, and high-speed serial communications, making them suitable for motor and network controls. FM0+ family, based on Cortex-M0+ core, features operating current of 70 µA/MHz and standby current of 0.7µA (in RTC mode), suitable for battery-operated devices. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Multi-Interface Bridge SoC simplifies Wi-Fi TV tuner designs.

November 14, 2012

Supplied in 16 x 16 mm, 426-pin FBGA package with 0.65 mm ball pitch, MB86E631 combines dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 processor and 10 interfaces – USB 2.0, USB 3.0, SATA, PCIe, Ethernet MAC, transport stream (TS), UART, I²C, DDR3, and Quad Serial Flash Controller – in one SoC. This product manages Wi-Fi TV tuner in equipment such as video-recording devices and TVs with built-in recording capabilities that transmit programming to other devices. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

FRAM IC has wide voltage range, high-speed read/write cycle.

November 9, 2012

Available in 3.9 x 5.05 mm and 5.30 x 5.24 mm SOP-8 packages, MB85RC256V operates from 2.7&ndash;5.5 V, offers non-volatile data memory capacity of 256 Kb with configurations of 32k x 8 bits, and provides 10<sup>12</sup> times read/write cycle capability. IC retains data for up to 10 years at industrial temperature ranges and supports 2-wire serial bus transmission protocol (I²C) with frequencies up to 1 MHz (operating from 4.5&ndash;5.5 V) and 400 kHz (from 2.7&ndash;4.5 V). Read More

communication systems & equipment, computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Bidirectional H.264/MPEG-2 Transcoders have built-in memory.

June 27, 2012

Available in 13 mm² packages, models MB86M01 and MB86M03 are suitable for mobile devices, while MB86M02 transcoders in 21 mm² package are designed for home electronics. All 3 products include 1 Gigabit of Fast Cycle RAM. Consuming 1.2 W of power, single-chip transcoders have transrating function for conversion of H.264 video data into H.264 formats of various resolutions and bit-rates. Units support HD video up to 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, in addition to audio data conversion. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Multiband 4G Transceiver targets LTE-only applications.

April 10, 2012

Covering 700-2,700 MHz frequency spectrum, Model MB86L13A eliminates need for external low noise amplifiers and inter-stage surface acoustic wave filters. Availability of multiple transmit, receive, and diversity ports offers flexibility to map ports and bands for roaming requirements, while API adds monitoring of customized key performance indicators. Using open standard IPI DigRF<sup>SM</sup> 4G v1.1Rev0.06 interface to baseband, device supports all global FDD bands 1-21, 23-25, and TDD bands 33-41. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Ferroelectric Random Access Memory promotes design flexibility.

March 13, 2012

Featuring I²C serial interfaces at operating frequency of 400 kHz, MB85RC16V and MB85RC64V operate from -40 to +85°C and respectively cover densities of 16 and 64 kbit. Reliability is evidenced via 10-year data retention at 85°C as well as endurance of 1 trillion read/write cycles. Both models accommodate common CMOS voltage range of 3.3-5 V while allowing +10% voltage swing tolerance, enabling system builders to consolidate designs around single FRAM for multiple platforms. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Multiband Transceiver IC targets 2G/3G/4G mobile products.

March 1, 2012

Built using SAW-less architecture, which eliminates need for external LNAs, Model MB86L11A supports all modes, including LTE, HSPA+, WCDMA, GSM, EDGE, EDGE-EVO, CDMA, and TD-SCDMA. Envelope tracking technology minimizes radio system power consumption, while antenna tuning optimizes total radiated power output from antenna. Both extend battery life of mobile devices. Providing flexible port mapping, advanced programming interface adds customized KPI features. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

CMOS DAC compliments Next-Gen optical transport systems.

September 16, 2011

Offered as single-die solution, 8-bit, 4-channel DAC in 40 nm CMOS technology supports long-haul optical transport systems providing data links of 100 Gbps and higher over single lambda. Device has sampling rate range of 55-65 GSps per channel and consumes 0.75 W/channel. Complimenting 40 nm 55-65 GSPS CHAIS ADC for 100 Gbps coherent receivers, this DAC also offers resolution, noise, and bandwidth signal generation capabilities suited for OTU4 signals. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Embedded Flash MCUs (8-Bit) incorporate comparator and op-amp.

September 7, 2011

Supplied in 32-pin LQFP, 32-pin MB95F430 series includes several products with 4 channels of built-in analog voltage comparators as well as op-amp. Each product can be used as main MCU unit or sub-controller due to peripherals, which include 8- and 16-bit timers, 17 channels of 10-bit ADC, PWM, as well as I²C and USART serial communication modules. Series also incorporates Dual Operation Flash memory as well as on-chip debug module with single-wire interface. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Automotive System-on-Chip supports hybrid instrument clusters.

August 31, 2011

Based on ARM® Cortex(TM)-R4 core operating at up to 160 MHz and offering more than 200 DMips processing power, MB9EF126 Calypso contains intelligent support for up to 6 traditional gauges as well as IRIS 2D graphics engine to drive color display in same cluster. Single chip solution contains 2 MB Flash, 64 KB EEFlash, and 208 KB RAM, all protected by ECC, plus 2 MB of embedded graphics RAM. Communication interfaces support LIN, CAN, HS-SPI, I2S, and Ethernet protocols. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

SPI FRAMs are based on 0.18µm technology.

July 7, 2011

Offered in 256, 128, and 64 Kbit densities, MB85RSxxx series comes in 8-pin plastic SOP packages with standard memory pin assignment fully compatible with E2PROM devices. SPI FRAMs (Ferroelectric Random Access Memory), operating from 3.0-3.6 V, provide endurance of 10 billion write/read cycles as well as data retention of 10 years at 55°C. Series has 25 MHz max operating frequency and are suited for low power applications. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

General-Purpose MCUs feature ARM® Cortex(TM)-M3 core.

May 13, 2011

Available in 52 models operating from 2.7-5.5 V, 32-bit FM3 Basic Line Microcontrollers are suited for home appliance, factory and office automation, medical, and digital consumer device applications. Units provide flash memory from 64-512 KB and USB 2.0 host/function macro that enables full speed USB master and slave implementations. High-speed NOR flash memory, designed for 100,000 write cycles, can retain data for up to 20 years. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter extends mobile device battery life.

February 9, 2011

Operating at 6 MHz, Model MB39C326 switches automatically between buck operation when battery is fully charged and boost operation as battery is discharged, maximizing battery's overall operating voltage and providing stable power supply to power amplifier. Power management IC provides up to 800 mA of output current over input voltage range of 3.1-4.6 V. Housed in 20-pin 2.15 x 1.94 mm WL-CSP, device features built-in FET, over-temperature protection, and input-under-voltage lockout. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

RISC Microcontroller Family offers 44 models.

November 15, 2010

Utilizing ARM® Cortex(TM)-M3 core, FM3 family of general-purpose RISC microcontrollers incorporates MB9BF500/400/300/100 Series devices that are suitable for use in factory automation systems. They feature CPU, 12-bit A/D converter, USB 2.0 Host/Function, and CAN. Basic MB9AF100 series 16-bit microcontrollers are suitable for home appliances. All have high-speed NOR flash memory and can respond with zero wait-states up to 60 MHz, and operate with 2.7-5.5 V power supplies. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Automotive System-on-Chip features integrated GDC and GPU.

October 22, 2010

Based on 400 MHz ARM Cortex(TM) A9 processor and custom graphics core, MB86R11 Emerald-L provides 2D/3D graphics and effects for automotive instrument cluster and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. Graphics core features unified shader array and 16 parallel floating point units. Three independent display controller units support up to 5 displays and 4 video-capture inputs. Housed in 544-ball PBGA package, chip also incorporates memory controller, power management unit, and variety of interfaces. Read More

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