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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

PMIC and Charger support 2-in-1s, ultrabooks, and tablets.

October 5, 2015

Leveraging R3™ modulation technology, ISL95852 Power Management IC minimizes board space while ISL95521 Battery Charger extends battery run-time. Measuring 4 x 4 mm, ISL95852 for IMVP8 platforms integrates control, MOSFET drivers, Power MOSFETs, and fault monitoring and protection for 3 synchronous buck switching regulators. ISL95521 Hybrid Power Boost and Narrow VDC combination battery charger, supporting 2-cell to 4-cell Li-ion batteries, offers charge current accuracy of 1.2% Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digital DC/DC Power Module features PMBus interface.

September 18, 2015

Available in thermally enhanced, 18 x 23 x 7.5 mm HDA package, ISL8273M provides POL conversions for FPGAs, DSPs, ASICs, processors, and memory. Complete step-down regulated power supply, delivering up to 80 A output and operating from 5 or 12 V input power rails, leverages ChargeMode™ control architecture that delivers efficiencies up to 94% (peak) and >90% typ. Multi-phase current sharing capabilities, fully encapsulated package, and PMBus-compliant interface are standard. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Battery Pack Monitor protects multi-cell Li-ion batteries.

August 26, 2015

Functioning as stand-alone battery management system, 3-to-8 cell Model ISL94203 accurately monitors, protects, and cell balances rechargeable battery packs to maximize battery life and ensure safe charging and system operation. Device integrates cell voltage level shift, automatic cell balance, 14-bit ADC, current sense monitor, power FET control, and temperature sensor interface. In event of catastrophic failure, IC includes feature that blows polyfuse to render battery pack inoperable. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation Hardened Multiplexers suit space flight DAQ systems.

July 15, 2015

Optimized for signal chain accuracy and timing performance, ISL71840SEH 30 V, 16-channel multiplexer and ISL71841SEH 30 V, 32-channel multiplexer feature silicon on insulator process that provides single event latch-up in heavy ion environments. Features include 8 kV ESD protection, R(ON) of 500 Ω at ±5 V, and propagation delays of <800 nsec as well as over-voltage protection, cold spare redundancy, and wide supply range with split-rail operation from ±10.8–16.5 V and absolute max of ±20 V. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Switching Regulator suits wearables and other mobile devices.

July 8, 2015

Operating from Vin of 1.8–5.5 V with adjustable output voltage from 1–5.2 V, Model ISL9120 enables power management of system power supplies and peripherals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, memory cards, or LCD modules. Buck-boost regulator also delivers 800 mA current with 2.5 V input and 3.3 V output. Housed in 1.41 x 1.41 mm package, device features adaptive PFM operation with forced bypass mode and 2 A switches that support both low load and high load currents with efficiency up to 98%. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive Video Decoder features MIPI-CSI2 output interface.

June 3, 2015

Featuring MIPI-CSI2 output interface for compatibility with next-generation SoCs, Model TW9992 takes both single-ended and differential CVBS inputs from vehicle's backup safety camera. NTSC/PAL 10-bit ADC analog decoder with 4H adaptive comb filter consumes 100 mW and delivers output voltage of 1.8–3.3 V. In addition to Automatic Contrast Adjustment that adapts to rapidly changing lighting conditions, decoder offers programmable hue, brightness, saturation, contrast, and sharpness. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Synchronous Buck PWM Controller simplifies power supply design.

May 28, 2015

Supporting 4.5–60 V input and configurable 0.6–54 V output, ISL8117 can bypass intermediate step-down conversion stage employed in industrial applications. Duty cycle (40 nsec min on time) enables direct step-down conversion from 48 V to 1 V POL, while valley current mode modulation with adaptive slope compensation enables stable operation for range of Vin and Vout combinations; no external compensation is required. Programmable switching frequency range is 100 kHz to 2 MHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Management ICs target ultrabooks and tablets.

April 27, 2015

Available in 5.5 x 5.5 mm WLCSP packages, single-chip Model ISL95908 delivers 8 voltage rails optimized to support subsystem peripheral power requirements for new Intel IMVP8 platforms, while single-chip Model ISL95906 provides 8 power rails for VR12.6-compliant systems. Both PMICs integrate controller, power and driver MOSFETS, VTT LDO regulator, independent enable and power-good indicators, I2C interfaces, and fault protection/monitoring for 8 synchronous buck regulators. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digital Power Module provides point-of-load conversions.

March 24, 2015

Encapsulated in 18 x 23 x 7.5 HDA package, Model ISL8272M delivers up to 50 A output current from 12 V or 5 V input power rails. Four modules can be combined to support up to 200 A rails. Digital control technology delivers precise sequencing and system monitoring through PMBus interface, while ChargeMode™ control architecture keeps device stable regardless of output capacitor changes. With 1% output voltage accuracy, DC/DC step-down power supply provides up to 96% conversion efficiency. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Switching Regulator offers output tracking and sequencing. .

March 16, 2015

Delivering up to 2 A of continuous output current from 2.7–5.5 V input, Model ISL8002B features 2 MHz switching frequency which provides optimal transient response. Output tracking and sequencing of FPGAs and MPUs ensures sensitive multi-rails properly start up and shut down. Housed in 2 x 2 mm TDFN package, synchronous buck regulator offers up to 95% peak efficiency. Device is suited for point-of load conversions in networking, factory automation, instrumentation, and medical equipment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog Video Decoder/Encoder for ADAS improves automotive safety.

February 20, 2015

Able to replace up to 9 discrete components with one 10 x 10 mm WQFN chip, AEC-Q100 qualified TW9984 enables generation of 360° surround images for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Integration of 4 NTSC/PAL analog video decoders with 10-bit ADCs supports 4 analog camera inputs simultaneously. For system designer, flexible digital output interface facilitates sending of images to processor for combination of 4 images into unified around-view image. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC/DC Power Module provides up to 95% efficiency.

January 22, 2015

Encapsulated in 9.0 x 6.5 x 1.83 mm package, Model ISL8203M includes PWM controller, synchronous switching MOSFETs, inductors, and passive components. Step-down power module, supporting input voltage range of 2.85–6 V and adjustable output voltage of 0.8–5 V, enables designers to use one device to build single output 6 A or dual output 3 A power supply. Additional features include 1.5 ms internal digital soft-start and external synchronization up to 4 MHz. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Digital PWM Controller serves 40-100 A applications.

October 7, 2014

With ability to current share across multiple devices, dual-phase ZL8801 offers range extendible to 300 A for FPGAs and ASICs employed in densely populated power supplies. Use with PowerNavigator™ GUI simplifies system power conversion and accelerates design process, while leveraging ChargeMode™ control loop architecture enables optimal transient response performance. Inherently stable, fully digital control loop corrects errors cycle-by-cycle to eliminate need for compensation.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Li-Ion Battery Charger IC works with automotive eCall systems.

September 29, 2014

Supplied in 10-pin, 3 x 3 mm DFN package, AEC-Q100 grade 3-qualified ISL78692 extends life of Li-ion batteries in automotive emergency call (eCall) systems. This single-cell battery charger dissipates minimal leakage current (3 µA) and monitors battery temperature. Along with 4.1 V output and programmable charging current up to 1 A, features include charge current thermal foldback, operation down to 2.65 V after start-up, and 1% initial voltage accuracy. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Buck Controller supports flexibility for high-current designs.

August 6, 2014

Offered in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, AEC-Q100 qualified ISL78268 enables conversion from 12, 24, or 48 V (typ) primary rails to 3.3, 5.0, or 12 V (typ) secondary rails. Synchronous buck controller, providing step-down efficiency for load currents from 5–25 A, integrates peak current mode synchronous PWM controller, dedicated constant current control loop, as well as 3 A high- and low-side FET drivers that have adaptive dead time control. Features support automotive and industrial applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Power Monitors support wide common mode input voltage.

July 25, 2014

Specified for temperature range of -40 to 125°C, Series ISL2802x comprises 3 devices offering bi-directional, high-side, and low-side digital current sense and voltage monitoring with serial interface. Devices deliver high-accuracy measurements through integrated 16-bit sigma-delta ADC with gain error of ±0.05% in wide input common mode voltage range of 0–60 V. Providing real-time alerts with response time of 500 ns, monitors are suited for telecom, industrial, and consumer applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation Hardened Voltage References suit satellite applications.

July 18, 2014

Collectively, ISL71091SEH10/20/33/40 promote overall accuracy for 11- and 12-bit ADC resolution applications. Reference voltage is stable over time, temperature, and ionizing radiation. Performance is optimized via SOI-based PR40 process providing Single Event Latch-up (SEL) immunity, and bipolar technology enables devices to achieve low output noise with initial voltage accuracy of 0.05% Voltage accuracy is ±0.15% over -55 to +125ºC range and ±0.25% ionizing radiation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Module delivers up to 40 A and 100 W.

June 5, 2014

Fitting in 17 x 17 mm footprint, Model ISL8240M can provide 2 separate outputs up to 20 A per channel or single 40 A output with current sharing up to 6 modules in parallel operation for 240 A. Device has wide input voltage range of 4.5–20 V and offers adjustable output of 0.6–2.5 V. Suitable for infrastructure and cloud computing hardware, step-down DC/DC converter achieves greater than 90% efficiency at 40 A and includes over-current, over-/under-voltage, and over-temperature monitoring. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Module offers adjustable 2.5-30 V output.

April 28, 2014

Supporting 10–80 V input range, 4 A Model ISL8216M offers flexible solution for 12, 24, 36, and 48 V applications, including high voltage embedded board controllers. Non-isolated DC/DC step-down power module features output regulation of ±1% over -40 to +85°C ambient range and programmable switching frequency of 200–600 kHz. Housed in thermally enhanced 15 x 15 x 3.6 mm over-molded HDA package, module includes over-current, over-/under-voltage, and over-temperature shutdown. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Buck Regulators address multiple voltage rail requirements.

March 7, 2014

Integrating both high-side and low-side field-effect transistors, Models ISL85410 and ISL85418 eliminate need for low-side diode and external compensation. Synchronous buck regulators down-convert DC voltage from power supply or battery to power multiple microprocessors and board components at various voltage requirements, minimizing power loss. Housed in 4 x 3 mm package, devices support input voltage range of 3–36 V and wide Vout range from 0.6–95% of Vin. Read More

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