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Software, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Daughter Card facilitates digital power control design. .

March 24, 2015

Available for C2000™ Piccolo™ TMS320F28069M LaunchPad development kit, Digital Power BoosterPack helps users understand digital power development using real-time control architecture of TI's C2000 microcontrollers. Operating on 18 W, BoosterPack integrates TI's CSD87588N NexFET™ power block, LM5109B and UCC27424 FET drivers, and OPA353 op amp, all within small form factor. BoosterPack is supported by collection of graphical software tools in powerSUITE to further ease development. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

PSR Chipset achieves zero standby power consumption.

March 16, 2015

Supporting 5–24 V output voltages, UCC28730 primary-side regulation (PSR) flyback controller with 700 V startup switch and UCC24650 wake-up monitor is suited for AC/DC power supplies up to 75 W. Smart load monitor with wake-up feature enables rapid step response with tiny output capacitors. Adapting to converter-loading conditions, intelligent sleep function can disable system functions, adapt for AC relay control, or disable synchronous rectifier at no load. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Audio ADCs combine performance with portable integration.

March 12, 2015

Available in 7.8 x 4.4 mm TSSOP, PCM1865 series includes 6 pin-to-pin compatible audio ADCs that are powered by 3.3 V supply and achieve dynamic range performance up to 103 or 110 dB. Devices come in 2- and 4-channel options as well as software- and hardware-controlled variants and integrate clock-generating PLL, PGA, and universal front end. Other features include direct, high-voltage 2.1-VRMS support and automatic clipping-suppression feature (software-controlled devices). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Nano Power Modules serve space-restricted applications.

February 6, 2015

Comprising 17 and 5 V nano power modules with 0.65, 1, and 2 A ratings, SIMPLE SWITCHER® products comes in sizes as small as 30 mm² for space-constrained applications. Component count simplifies design and increases system reliability, and EMI complies with CISPR 22 (Class B) radiated and conducted EMI standard. With output ripple at <10 mVpp for noise-sensitive rails, these DC/DC power modules also facilitate implementation of multiple power rail sequencing using Power Good pin. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

N-Channel Power MOSFETs achieve low resistance.

January 22, 2015

Part of NexFET™ product line, 25 V Model CSD16570Q5B supports max Rdson of 0.59 mΩ, while 30 V Model CSD17570Q5B achieves max Rdson of 0.60 mΩ. Both are housed in 5 x 6 mm QFN package and are suitable for hot swap and ORing applications. For low-voltage battery-powered applications, 12 V Model CSD13383F4 comes in 0.6 x 1.0 mm FemtoFET™ package with Rdson of 44 mΩ at 4.5 V. Read More

Controls & Controllers

12 V Motor Drivers eliminate stepper and brushed DC motor tuning.

December 16, 2014

Respectively available in 24-pin, 4 x 4 mm QFN package and 16-pin, 5 x 6.4 mm HTSSOP, DRV8846 and DRV8848 reduce spin-up time to seconds. DRV8846 incorporates adaptive current control technology and 1/32 micro-stepping indexer to automatically tune motor performance for precise, smooth, and quiet motion. DRV8848 can operate without current sense resistors and simplifies designs by using PWM control interface and minimal external components. Both models are fully fault protected. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment

Evaluation Module enables HD projection in compact electronics.

November 14, 2014

To accelerate development cycle, DLP® LightCrafter™ Display 3010 Module allows assessment of DLP 0.3 in. TRP HD 720p video and data display chipset, which consists of DLP3010 digital micromirror device, DLPC3433/DLPC3438 display controller, and DLPA2005 LED driver. Evaluation module includes HDMI-input interface offering plug-and-play functionality, USB-based GUI for real-time chipset configuration, and 50-pin board-to-board connector, which enables direct interface with optical engines. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

DLP Chipsets support 3D printing and lithography applications.

November 14, 2014

Programmable by DLPC900 controller, Model DLP9000 offers 4 million pixels, or 2,560 x 1,600 micromirror array, while Model DLP6500 provides up to 2 million pixels, or 1,920 x 1,080 micromirror array. Both digital micromirror devices feature programmable pattern rates up to 9,500 Hz for fast 3D measurements and product builds. Optimized for wavelengths from 400–700 nm, chipsets are compatible with widely available resins for 3D printing and resists for lithography applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Combo Modules suit IoT applications.

November 13, 2014

Helping manufacturers add Wi-Fi® and dual-mode Bluetooth® to embedded applications, WiLink™ 8 combo connectivity modules support Wi-Fi in 2.4 and 5 GHz bands and offer extended temperature range of -40 to +85°C for industrial applications. Smart energy and home gateways, which offer Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ZigBee® coexistence, can manage multiple devices through Wi-Fi multi-channel, multi-role capabilities. Maximal Ratio Combining and MIMO technology enable throughput up to 100 Mbps. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Industrial MCUs incorporate smart analog capacities.

November 13, 2014

Supplied in 28-pin TSSOP and 32-pin QFP, MSP430i204x MCUs integrate smart analog, including up to 4 integrated sigma delta ADCs (with simultaneous sampling) that provide accuracy and precision down to 1% in smart metering products across 2000:1 dynamic range, and digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) that eliminates need for external crystal. MCUs carry -40 to 105°C rating and let developers scale designs to include 16 or 32 KB flash memory and integrated analog such as sigma-delta AFEs.
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Electronic Components & Devices

LED Matrix Manager targets adaptive automotive headlight systems.

October 24, 2014

Supplied in 48-pin HTQFP, TPS92661-Q1 controls up to 96 LEDs from single serial port for headlamp beam forming and directional control. This lets automobile manufacturers create LED headlamps that vary beam patterns and intensity dynamically for optimum roadway illumination and driver safety. IC includes 12 individually controlled MOSFET switches to steer current through or around up to 96 connected LEDs to provide individual pixel-level light adjustment. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

BLDC Motor Driver reduces fan/small pump application noise.

October 22, 2014

Supplied in 24-pin, 8 x 6 mm HTSSOP, DRV10983 enables users to tune motors for reliable start-up and optimal performance using configurable, 3 A driver with integrated control logic. This 24 V brushless DC (BLDC) motor driver features 180° pure sinusoidal, sensorless operation and start-up algorithms that minimize operational noise and eliminate startup clicks/pops. Along with code-free configurability, features include integrated on-chip protections, power FETs, and sensorless control logic. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Voltage SAR ADCs serve multi-channel industrial applications.

October 16, 2014

Operating from -40 to +125°C, 8-channel ADS8688 and 4-channel ADS8684 allow input ranges up to ±10.24 V to be powered by one 5 V supply. Products achieve better than 99.9% accuracy without calibration with DC error specifications that boost system-level performance. With specified gain drift of 4 ppm/°C and offset drift of 3 ppm/°C, each ADC integrates 20 active devices, including PGAs, driver amplifiers, multiplexer, voltage reference, and reference buffer into 38-pin, 9.7 x 4.4 mm TSSOP. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

MCUs, Development Kit aid low-power MCU development.

October 15, 2014

Available in 48- to 64-pin devices in LQFPs and TSSOPs, MSP430FR4x/FR2x MCUs include 60 capacitive-touch-enabled GPIO pins to help developers create flexible ultra-low-power (ULP) products. Additionally, MSP430FR4x series integrates LCD support on-chip. Providing benefits of non-volatile FRAM in minimal memory footprint, MSP-EXP430FR4133 LaunchPad rapid prototyping kit comes with MCU featuring segmented LCD driver with software-configurable LCD pins and integrated charge pump. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Controller facilitates offline LED lighting design.

October 10, 2014

Integrating multiplier and tunable phase dimmer detection, as well as analog dimming inputs and drive circuit protection functions, Model TPS92410 eases design of downlights, fixtures, and lamps powered from offline AC or conventional DC power source. Operating over 9.5–450 V input voltage range, controller functions as standalone high-voltage LED string current regulator or pairs with TPS92411 floating switch to provide power in mains AC linear direct drive applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transimpedance Amplifier targets optical networking systems.

September 29, 2014

Intended for 100G optical networking market, 4-channel ONET2804T provides less than 2 µA input-referred noise and virtually no cross talk between channels. Internal circuit provides photodiode reverse bias voltage and senses average photocurrent supplied to each photodiode. Available in 750 µm channel-pitch bare die, TIA serves parallel optical interconnects in applications with data rates up to 28 Gbps, such as optical line cards, point-to-point microwave backhauls, and video over fiber. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog-to-Digital Converters offer speeds up to 160 MSPS.

September 23, 2014

Offering 12- and 14-bit options, ADC3k Series is available with 2 or 4 channels, speeds from 50–160 MSPS, and either LVDS or JESD204B interfaces. JESD204B variants are compliant with subclass 0, 1, and 2 at up to 3.2 Gbps. At fastest sampling rate of 160 MSPS, devices use only 200 mW/ch. Converters support industrial ambient temperature range of -40 to 85°C for use in motor control, medical imaging, and portable test and measurement, as well as defense and communications applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Management Switcher cuts quiescent power consumption.

September 10, 2014

Integrating 700 V power MOSFET, start-up current source, and internal current sensing in 7-pin, 29.4 mm² package, Model UCC28880 optimizes energy efficiency of always-on non-isolated power systems with output currents up to 100 mA, such as smart meters, home automation equipment, and white goods. As load is reduced, quiescent current is reduced to below 100 µA. Along with current limit function, controller provides inductor current runaway protection for under load short-circuit conditions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Haptic Development Kit enables tactile feedback prototyping.

September 8, 2014

Using Bluetooth® low energy and iOS app, DRV2605EVM-BT Kit enables designers to create haptic sequences and LED patterns for tactile feedback, notifications, and alerts from pre-licensed library of more than 100 haptic effects, eliminating wires and need to design haptic waveforms. Kit features DRV2605 haptic driver for ERM/LRA, SimpleLink™ Bluetooth CC2541 wireless microcontroller, and both LRA and alkaline battery support, enabling designers to mount board to any surface for prototyping. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

ULP FRAM MCUs enhance metering, health/fitness, wearable designs.

September 4, 2014

Enabling developers to reduce power consumption, materials, and product size, MSP430FR69x products are scalable up to 128 KB non-volatile FRAM memory. Products include smart analog integration, such as extended scan interface (ESI) and differential input ADC that consumes as little as 140 µA at 200 KSPS. Developers can also leverage integrated 320-segment LCD controller to add display to their products and 256-bit AES hardware accelerator to increase security of data transmissions. Read More

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