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Maxim Integrated Products

160 Rio Robles, San Jose, CA, 95134, USA

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health, medical and dental supplies & equipment, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments, test & measuring instruments, vision systems

Pulse Oximeter/Heart Rate Module enables ULP healthcare wearables.

January 20, 2016

Available in 5.6 x 3.3 x 1.55 mm, 14-pin optical module, MAX30102 accelerates time to market for wearable and healthcare product designers. Integrated red and IR LEDs modulate LED pulses for oxygen saturation (SpO2) and heart rate measurements. Operating on one 1.8 V power supply and separate 5 V power supply for internal LEDs, module is specified over -40 to +85°C range and integrates photodetectors, optical elements, and low-noise electronics with ambient light rejection. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices, green & clean

PMIC increases battery life in IoT, wearable applications.

January 12, 2016

Available in 25-bump, 0.4 mm pitch, 2.26 x 2.14 mm WLP, MAX14720 helps designers optimize power and battery life in wearable medical/fitness and IoT applications while also reducing BOM and space requirements. This power management integrated circuit (PMIC), which runs from primary cell and operates down to 1.8 V, integrates functionality of 5 discrete devices: power switch, linear regulator, buck regulator, buck-boost regulator, and monitor. Electronic battery seal extends shelf life. Read More

controls & controllers, materials & material processing, test & measuring instruments

Development Board supports IoT applications.

November 10, 2015

With MAX32600MBED, mbed engineers and IoT developers can quickly design embedded systems based on MAX32600 microcontroller. Board includes MAX32600 ARM Cortex®-M3 based microcontroller, prototyping area with adjacent access to precision analog front end connections, I/O access through Arduino®-compatible connectors, additional I/O access through 100 x 100 mil headers, USB interface, and other general-purpose I/O devices. Read More

electronic components & devices, hvac, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Temperature Sensor provides better than ±5°K accuracy.

April 6, 2015

Suited for industrial control and automation, MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Reference Design has integrated analog front end that measures temperature while detecting overvoltage, shorts, and open circuits. Temperature appears on LED display for snapshot of coarse temperature values. During operation over temperature range of -40 to 150°C, system consumes less than 30 mW by utilizing DC-DC step-down converter. Device supports all 3 IO-Link speeds and is available for use with 2-, 3-, or 4-wire PT100 RTD. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Ultrasonic Flowmeter improves water and heat metering accuracy.

October 14, 2014

Operating for up to 20 years on one A-size battery, solid-state MAXREFDES70# can measure as little as 0.5 Lpm of water with better than 1% accuracy as well as detect minor leaks. Ultrasonic pulses can be customized to frequencies required by flow conditions, and design is resistant to contaminants and wear. Integrated MAX35101, complete time-to-digital converter with analog front-end, supports flow measurement at low rates (<30 Lph) and offers time-to-digital conversion accuracy of 20 ps. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Analog Output Module suits Industry 4.0 applications.

October 8, 2014

Operating at less than 250 mW, 16-bit MAXREFDES60# Reference Module gives Micro PLC designers analog-output system for Industry 4.0 applications. Device provides 0&ndash;10 V output voltage with error less than 0.05% over entire range. Integrated module combines microcontroller, digital-to-analog converter, power supply, voltage reference, and digital isolator. For optimized data integrity, magnetically immune data isolation prevents data corruption. Read More

communication systems & equipment, test & measuring instruments

Analog Output Reference Design minimizes component count.

May 20, 2014

Alameda (MAXREFDES24#) subsystem reference design enables designers to add flexible 4-channel bipolar analog output to their industrial automation designs. Combining 4 high-accuracy (<±0.1%) outputs with power supply controller on one board, subsystem offers flexibility via outputs configurable to ±10 V, ±20 mA, 0&ndash;10 V, or 4&ndash;20 mA for current and voltage applications. Automatic error reporting for detecting open and short circuits, brown-outs, and overtemperature conditions is standard. Read More

communication systems & equipment, hvac, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Smart Temperature Transmitter features HART protocol.

March 4, 2014

Using HART communication protocol, Novato Reference Design transmits temperature measurements from remote sensors to central control unit over 4&ndash;20 mA current loop. Unit consumes less than 3.2 mA while providing measurements from -200 to +850°C with better than ±0.1% accuracy. Supporting 2-, 3-, or 4-wire RTD sensor inputs, transmitter works with any type of RTDs, from PT100 to PT1000, making it suitable for variety of industrial applications. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Octal Ultrasound Transceiver features low-noise design.

October 4, 2013

Housed in 10 x 26 mm BGA package, Model MAX2082 replaces thousands of discrete components in any ultrasound system. Device integrates 8 channels of 3-level 200 V pulsers and T/R switches, octal ADC, octal LNA, octal VGA, CW mixers, anti-aliasing filters, and coupling capacitors into single package. Operating from 0&ndash;70°C, IC provides ultra-low noise figure of 2.8 dB at RIN = RS= 200 &Omega; and high dynamic receiver with 76 dBFS SNR at fIN = 5 MHz and 2 MHz bandwidth. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Reference Design simplifies isolated digital inputs to PLC.

August 30, 2013

Intended for industrial PLC digital-input subsystems, Corona Reference Design integrates MAX31911 octal digital input translator/serializer, MAX14850 6-channel digital isolator, and MAX13256 H-bridge transformer, reducing isolated channels and eliminating need for power-hungry optocouplers and discrete parts. Devices used in Corona are designed specifically for harsh industrial environments with operating temperature ranges from -40 to +125°C. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Thermocouple-to-Digital Converters achieve ±2.0°C accuracy.

July 17, 2013

Available in 3 x 4 x 0.75 mm TDFN package, MAX31850/MAX31851 integrate discrete ADC, accurate reference, temperature sensor for cold-junction compensation, and 1-Wire® interface that allows multiple sensor locations to communicate and draw power over single data line. MAX31850 supports K, J, N, T, and E thermocouple types, while MAX31851 is available for R and S thermocouples. Devices identify open or shorted thermocouples that could result in erroneous temperature readings or system faults. Read More

electronic components & devices

Cryptographic Authenticator suits medical and industrial applications.

June 21, 2013

Model DS28E35 DeepCover® Secure Authenticator integrates FIPS 186-based, Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm engine to implement public-key cryptography to operate challenge-and-response protocol between host controller and attached devices. Specified over -40 to +85°C temperature range, it includes nonvolatile memory, random number generator, and decrement-only usage counter. Operating over single pin on 1-Wire® interface, product comes in 6-pin TSOC or 8-pin TDFN-EP package. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Compact SAR ADC provides 18-bit resolution with no missing codes.

May 22, 2013

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm, 12-pin TDFN package, MAX11156 bipolar successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC) integrates reference buffer and internal reference and supports 500 ksps sampling rate. Beyond-the-Rails&trade; technology supports +5 V input from single positive 5 V input rail, eliminating need for negative power supplies. ADC provides DC accuracy with 0.5 LSB DNL and 2.5 LSB INL typ as well as optimal AC performance with 94.6 dB SNR and -105 dB THD typ. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers

Voltage Measurement Circuits feature simultaneous sampling.

May 6, 2013

Model MAX14920, 12-channel analog front-end ICs are available in 64-pin, 10 mm² TQFP package and MAX14921, 16-channel units come in 80-pin, 12 mm² TQFP. Both operate over -40 to +85°C temperature range. Maximizing accuracy of cell voltage readings through common-mode level shifting and high-precision amplifier, ICs provide cell voltage measurements of up to ±0.5 mV and manage up to 16 battery cell packs. Units help lengthen life of rechargeable Li-Ion battery packs in UPS systems and more. Read More

communication systems & equipment, green & clean

DAB Receiver enables SDR via RF to Bits® architecture.

April 22, 2013

Supplied in 40-pin, 6 x 6 mm TQFN package, MAX2173 integrates radio tuner, ADC, and digital filtering. This RF to Bits tuner, specified over -40 to +85°C range for digital audio broadcast (DAB) applications in automobiles and other mobile DAB/FM products, uses digital I²S output to interface directly to DSPs. Performance and flexible RF front-end supports DAB, FM, and Terrestrial Digital Multimedia Broadcast (T-DMB) applications in FM, VHF band-III, and L-band frequency bands. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Battery Fuel Gauge constantly updates remaining battery status.

March 19, 2013

Available in 0.4 mm pitch, 9-bump WLP, Model MAX17050 integrates coulomb counting with ModelGauge technology, automatically compensating for aging, temperature, and discharge rate. ModelGauge&trade; m3 algorithm makes continuous micro corrections and eliminates sudden jumps in battery's state of charge, enabling users to trust resulting battery information, including health and maximum battery usage. Device is suited for smartphones, tablets, mobile radios, and portable medical/fitness equipment. Read More

electronic components & devices

RGB Laser Driver targets automotive projectors.

January 23, 2013

With less than 1 W total module power, 8-bit Model MAX3601 drives 3 RGB lasers for pico laser projectors in automobiles. IC enables lasers to project bright, vivid images onto heads-up displays to alert driver while optimizing safety. With 80 mW bias current, device achieves maximum light output with optimal power efficiency. MAX3601 is available in 3 x 3.5 mm, 42-bump WLP and 5 x 5 mm, 40-pin TQFN package, which is specified over -40 to +105°C temperature range. Read More

electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers, green & clean

Energy-Measurement Processors provide utility-grade sensing.

January 21, 2013

Featuring fully autonomous operation, single-phase Models 78M6610+PSU/78M6610+LMU provide utility-grade sensing and diagnostics for existing designs. Internal RC oscillator and low baud rate serial interface eliminate need for crystals. Model 78M6610+PSU is designed for real-time monitoring of data centers, servers, and telecom/data equipment, while Model 78M6610+LMU offers general-purpose solution for applications such as white-good appliances, smart plugs, EV chargers, and solar inverters. Read More

electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments, green & clean

Li-Ion Battery Fuel Gauge maximizes battery runtime.

January 3, 2013

Operating at 23 µA, MAX17048 automatically detects when battery enters low-current state and switches into low-power 4 µA hibernate mode, while still providing accurate fuel gauging. ModelGauge&trade; algorithm provides state of charge and compensates for temperature and load variation. Available in 0.9 x 1.7 mm WLP and 2 x 2 mm TDFN packages, gauge is suitable for portable battery-powered applications, such as smartphones, wireless handsets, and mobile accessories. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Bipolar 16-bit ADCs integrate internal reference with buffer.

December 14, 2012

Available in 9 mm² package, 12-pin Models MAX11166 and MAX11167 feature Beyond-the-Rails&trade; technology, which supports ±5 V input signal from single positive 5 V rail, eliminating need for negative power supplies. Devices communicate using SPI-compatible serial interface at 2.5, 3, 3.3, or 5 V logic levels and have sample rates of 500 ksps and 250 ksps, respectively. At 19.5 mW and 1 µA in shutdown mode, ADCs are applicable for precision measurement applications. Read More

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