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Microsemi Corporation

One Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656, US

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Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Secure 64 GB Solid State Drive is optimized for data protection.

March 25, 2015

Intended for applications where data protection is crucial, 64 GB SSD BGA (32 x 28 mm) overcomes malicious attack concerns with factory firmware lockdown technology that prevents covert firmware repurposing. Self-encrypting drive delivers multiple key management methods and security features based on Armor™ III processor technology. For sensitive applications, encryption key can be erased in <30 msec, and second security layer can be activated to erase entire storage media in <10 sec. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual-Axis Motor Control Kit leverages SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA.

March 19, 2015

Scalable across several industries, SmartFusion2™ SoC FPGA dual-axis motor control kit simplifies motor control designs using single SoC FPGA. Kit comes ready to use with evaluation board, access to Microsemi encrypted motor control IP, and Libero Gold Edition license. Modular SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA daughter card facilitates partitioning of motor control solutions for hardware-only or hardware/software implementation using modular motor control IP suite and ARM® Cortex™ M3 MCU in SmartFusion2. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS System supports small cell synchronization.

March 5, 2015

Designed to mount indoors, Integrated GNSS Master combines 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with GNSS receiver and antenna in fully contained package that eliminates need for outdoor antenna. IGM uses Power-over-Ethernet to simplify installation and requires no more than 12.95 W of power directly from Ethernet cable. Once mounted on wall or ceiling and connected to network, unit will automatically self-configure, lock to GNSS signals, and provide precise frequency and phase. Read More


Timing/Synchronization Software supports LTE Advanced deployments.

March 4, 2015

Enabling deployment of Next Generation services, TimeProvider 5000® Release 2.2 supports ITU-T G.8275.1 Telecom Profile for Phase Synchronization. This timing and synchronization system, supporting Synchronous Ethernet and IEEE 1588 PTP phase profile, helps communications service providers build stable and reliable network infrastructure. Carrier-grade design with flexible capabilities enables circuit to packet network migration for high-speed data services and wireless backhaul. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

OTN Clock Translator complies with ITU-T G.8251 standard.

December 4, 2014

Housed in 5 x 5 mm 32-pin QFN package, 3-input, 3-output Model ZL30169 integrates digital PLL, analog PLL, and EEPROM. Device provides jitter performance of 250 fs RMS, suitable for 100G coherent optical networks. APLL generates ultralow jitter output clocks programmable to any frequency from 1 Hz to 1,035 MHz. With programmable loop bandwidth from 14–500 Hz, DPLL accepts any input frequency from 1 kHz to 1,250 MHz and provides hitless reference switching, holdover, and jitter filtering. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGAs incorporate security features at every level.

October 17, 2014

SmartFusion2® SoC FPGAs and IGLOO2® FPGAs implement security at device, design, and system security via such features as DPA resistance; active tamper detectors, including an active mesh; secure flash key storage; unique key generation; and full NIST-certified crypto accelerators. PUF and zeroization are also standard. While each SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA integrates flash-based FPGA fabric and 166 MHz ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor, IGLOO2 FPGAs provide LUT-based fabric and 5G transceiver. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGA Development Kit expands and accelerates design possibilities.

October 7, 2014

SmartFusion®2 150K LE SoC FPGA Advanced Development Kit lets board-level designers and system architects accelerate system-level design development using HPC/LPC FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) expansion headers to connect range of functions with daughter cards. Along with DDR3, SPI FLASH, and power measurement test points, kit offers multiple connectors and limited platinum license of Microsemi's advanced Libero SoC design software that gives users design wizards, editors, and scripting engines. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Audio Processor supports HD voice communications.

September 30, 2014

Powered by AcuEdge™ acoustic technology with echo canceller, Timberwolf ZL38040 provides noise reduction for HD audio speaker phone and IP phone applications. Device combines DSP with voice specific hardware accelerators, 3 digital microphone interfaces, 2 independent 16-bit DACs with headphone drivers, and 2 flexible TDM interfaces in single 64-pin QFN package. Processor supports 44.1/48 kHz stereo music playback with voice, and both stationary and psychoacoustic noise reduction. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

DSP Platform targets intelligent processing markets.

September 10, 2014

Supplied in single 64-pin QFN and 56-pin 3 x 3 CSP packages, Timberwolf™ DSP Platform comprises 4 MAC core, dedicated hardware accelerators, and 2 independent 16-bit DACs. Field upgradable platform, when combined with algorithmic firmware, can enable beam forming, multi-channel acoustic echo cancellation, direction of arrival and far field MIC capabilities. Product enables low-power, hands-free applications that require clear speech, free of noise and echo.  Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Clock Generators suit networking and storage applications.

July 21, 2014

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm package, Models ZL30250 and ZL30251 offer ultra-low jitter of 160 fs and any-to-any frequency conversion with 0 ppm error. Generators feature up to 3 differential outputs, up to 6 CMOS outputs, and 3 universal clock inputs that connect to any signal format at any voltage. Devices can generate PCIe clock signals with or without spread-spectrum modulation. In numerically controlled oscillator mode, output frequencies can be controlled with high resolution by software. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Evaluation Kit expedites prototyping/application development.

July 14, 2014

By simplifying development of transceiver I/O-based FPGA designs necessary in PCIe- and GbE-based systems, SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGA Evaluation Kit enables designers to accelerate application evaluation/prototyping. Evaluation board is SFF PCIe-compliant and can be used on any desktop PC or laptop with PCIe slot. Feature set includes PCIe, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), full-duplex SERDES SMA pairs, DDR memory, SPI Flash, USB On-The-Go (OTG), and several expansion interfaces. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SiC MOSFETs suit high-voltage industrial applications.

May 29, 2014

Designed for high-power industrial applications where efficiency is critical, 1,200 V Silicon Carbide MOSFETs are suited for solar inverters, electric vehicles, welding, and medical devices. Units are rated at 80 mΩ and 50 mΩ and provide development flexibility by offering both industry standard TO-247 and SOT-227 packages. In addition to optimized short circuit withstand, devices feature ultra-low gate resistance for minimizing switching energy loss. Read More

Timers & Clocks

Low Noise Chip Scale Atomic Clock addresses SWaP requirements.

May 28, 2014

LN CSAC model 090-01921-000 employs ULP crystal oscillator within control loop of atomic clock. Phase noise performance of -87 dBc/Hz at 1 Hz offset and noise floor of -155 dBc comes with power consumption of 240 mW, and Allan deviation at 1 sec improves to <2-11. This low power frequency reference and timing module produces atomic clock accuracy and crystal oscillator signal purity that can operate using battery power to provide low power signal generation for range of applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Military-Grade FPGAs operate from -55 to +125°C.

May 8, 2014

Intended for defense and aerospace developers, SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO®2 FPGAs include high-speed serial I/O, embedded DSP and memory, with built-in security and anti-tamper capabilities. Military temperature-qualified and tested devices are suited for applications such as tactical missiles, unattended ground sensors, and high-altitude avionic sensors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voice Line Circuit targets broadband gateway applications.

April 16, 2014

Available in 56-pin QFN package, single-channel miSLIC™ Le9661 supports ZSI interface and is suited for full range of broadband residential gateways, including VDSL2 integrated access devices, Docsis 3.x cable embedded multimedia terminal adapters, and GPON/EPON fiber-to-the-premise solutions. Device is pin compatible with dual-channel miSLIC devices, supports ringing and system power management, and meets V5.0 release of European Code of Conduct on Energy Consumption of Broadband Equipment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PoE Switch offers IEEE 802.3at-compliant solution.

February 21, 2014

IP66-rated for outdoor installation, Model PDS-102GO enables connection of two powered devices to network via Gigabit uplink, up to 30 W each. Unit extends reach between switch and powered devices to max of 200 m, and offers lightning protection to switch itself, and to indoor network. Operating from -40 to +65°C, plug-and-play switch supports 10/100/1000 Mbps data rates and enables remote monitoring and control of devices' status, including remote reset. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Secure Boot Reference Design enhances embedded systems.

February 18, 2014

FPGA-based Secure Boot Reference Design uses variety of available security features in SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs to securely boot any application processor in embedded system and ensures processor code can be trusted during execution. Solution also provides public instance of WhiteboxCRYPTO™ security product, and GUI device lets users encrypt their application code for subsequent programing into SPI flash and decryption in host processor for execution. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Small Form Factor FPGAs serve space-restricted applications.

January 17, 2014

Featuring non-volatile configuration, SERDES-based SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO®2 FPGAs eliminate need for external configuration memories. SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs integrate Flash-based FPGA fabric, 166 MHz ARM Cortex-M3 processor, advanced security processing accelerators, DSP blocks, SRAM, eNVM, and high-performance communication interfaces. IGLOO2 FPGAs provide LUT-based fabric, 5G transceivers, high-speed GPIO, block RAM, high-performance memory subsystem, and DSP blocks. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Diode Bridge integrates low-loss MOSFET base bridges, controller.

January 6, 2014

Available in 40 pin package, RoHS-compliant PD70224 IdealPoE™ diode bridge consists of dual pack of MOSFET-based full-bridge rectifiers. Low-RDS 0.16 Ω N-channel MOSFETS optimize potential efficiency and output power, while integration eliminates need to add such additional external components as controllers and FETs. Product suits 2-pair applications compliant with IEEE802.3af and IEEE802.3at as well as 4-pair powered devices using Universal PoE (up to 51 W) and PoH (up to 95 W). Read More


CAE Software reduces compile time for FPGAs and SoC FPGAs.

December 18, 2013

FPGA design software suite, Libero SoC v11.2, enhances productivity for designers using features in SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO®2 FPGAs. Along with incremental compilation option, features include System Builder with correct-by-construction, step-by-step guide for configuring and implementing system designs; SmartDesign design canvas tool; SmartPower maximum process power analysis and thermal analysis capabilities; and SmartDebug SERDES physical media attachment (PMA) analysis. Read More

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