Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Management Unit features 10 mS start-up time.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 14, 2013 - Optimized to work with TI's automotive OMAP™ processors, Model TPS659119-Q1 targets instant-on applications such as automotive infotainment systems. IC features 3 step-down DC/DC converters, 2 with dynamic voltage scaling and 1 for I/O power. Control signal enables one external buck controller for external FETs to support high current rail when necessary. With 8 LDO voltage regulators and 1 real-time clock LDO, AEC-Q100-qualified unit provides flexible output power to serve multiple processors.

Texas Instruments Incorporated - Dallas, TX

Original Press Release

TI Delivers AEC-Q100 Low-voltage Power Management Unit

Press release date: Feb 07, 2013

Ultra-fast start-up time of under 10 mS for next-generation automotive infotainment systems

DALLAS, -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a low-voltage power management unit with the fastest start-up time of under 10 mS for demanding instant-on automotive applications, such as graphical cluster, infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The TPS659119-Q1 is optimized to work with TI's automotive OMAP(TM) processors, including the DRA6x family (codenamed "Jacinto") of infotainment processors, and other ARM® Cortex(TM)-A offerings. In addition, the TPS659119-Q1 is factory-programmed and has customizable power-up and power-down sequencing based on the customer's processor of choice and system power needs. For more information or to order samples, visit .

Key features and benefits of the TPS659119-Q1:

--  Dynamic voltage scaling for processor core flexibility: The TPS659119-Q1 has three efficient step-down DC/DC converters; two with dynamic voltage scaling and one for input/output (I/O) power.
--  Supports high current rail: The TPS659119-Q1 has a control signal that enables one external buck controller for external FETs to support a high current rail when necessary.
--  Highly efficient, flexible output: With eight low dropout (LDO) voltage regulators and one real-time clock (RTC) LDO, the TPS659119-Q1 provides flexible output power to serve multiple processors.
--  High integration ensures maximum design flexibility: The TPS659119-Q1 is optimized for TI's automotive OMAP(TM) processors, including the DRA6x family of infotainment processors.

Tools and support:
The TPS659119-Q1 evaluation module (EVM) is available to speed the evaluation of the TPS659119-Q1.  Priced at $99.00, the evaluation module is available upon request at A reference design, schematic checklist, and application note are also available.

Availability, packaging and pricing
The TPS659119-Q1 comes in a HTQFP 80-pin package and is available now for ordering at a suggested retail price of $5.61 in 100-unit quantities.

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