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Battery Charge Controller IC is rated up to 60 V.

Battery Charge Controller IC is rated up to 60 V.

Capable of driving typical DC/DC converter topologies, LTC4000 converts externally compensated DC/DC power supply into full-featured battery charger. It operates across 3-60 V input and output voltage range; is compatible with various input voltage sources, battery stacks, and chemistries; and preferentially provides power to system load when input power is limited. IC also controls external...

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Acer Selects Atmel maXTouch Solution for Flagship 10.1 Android Touchscreen Tablet

SAN JOSE, Calif. - AtmelÂ-® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that the Atmel maXTouch(TM) solution has been selected to power the touchscreen innovation behind the recently-announced 10.1-inch Android tablet from Acer. The new Acer ICONIA TAB A500 / A501 tablet provides a superb mobile and home entertainment experience,...

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ViXS Sets New Standard for Dense Transcoding in Broadcast & Professional Markets

Flagship product XCodeProÂ-® 200 integrates groundbreaking dense performance and support for next generation technologies TORONTO - ViXS Systems Inc. announced today the latest product in the XCodeProÂ-® family aimed at the broadcast, professional and infrastructure markets. Building on the capabilities offered by the highly successful XCodeProÂ-® 100, currently in use by leading...

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Lighting Management Unit extends smartphone battery life.

Housed in 3.1 x 2.6 mm package, Model AAT2870 provides automatic sensor bias, calibration, and control of analog ambient light sensors and photodiodes. Tri-mode negative charge pump is capable of independent current control of 8 white LEDs up to 27.9 mA. Device also drives 4 I2C programmable LDO outputs at up to 300 mA, which provide power to camera modules. Automation of all backlight functions,...

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TI Introduces Wide-Input Power Solutions with High-Voltage Protection

50-mA, 100-V LDO and 12-A, 60-V step-down controller provide fastest transient response, high efficiency to industrial systems DALLAS - Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) expanded its industry-leading power management portfolio with two new step-down regulators with wide input voltages and high-voltage protection. The new 100-V LDO and 60-V DC/DC controller can withstand high-voltage...

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Brushless DC Motor Pre-Driver includes 3 Hall element inputs.

Brushless DC Motor Pre-Driver includes 3 Hall element inputs.

Model A4938 has outputs for direct high current gate drive of N-channel power MOSFET 3-phase bridge. Synchronous rectification feature turns on appropriate MOSFET during current decay to minimize power dissipation. Enable, direction, and brake inputs allow control of motor, speed, position, and torque. Also featuring fixed off time PWM control, unit operates in temperatures from -40 to +85Â-

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Isolated Analog Switch Array serves high-voltage applications.

Offered in 20-pin SOIC package, CPC7514Z has 4 independently controlled, 320 V, bidirectional, NO relays actuated by latched TTL logic-level control signals. Monolithic silicon IC, featuring high-voltage DMOS structures as well as low-voltage CMOS circuitry, is biased by 3.3 V power supply and has switch output to logic input isolation of Â-

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austriamicrosystems' AS3992 UHF RFID Reader IC Featured in Thinkify's New Gen 2 TR-200 RFID Reader/Writer

austriamicrosystems' AS3992 UHF RFID Reader IC Featured in Thinkify's New Gen 2 TR-200 RFID Reader/Writer

The TR-200 is a new generation of RFID device designed for the personal work space Unterpremstaetten, Austria & Orlando, Florida (April 6, 2011) - austriamicrosystems (SIX: AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, has announced that austriamicrosystems' AS3992 UHF RFID reader IC is featured in Thinkify's new Gen 2 TR-200 RFID reader/programmer. The TR-200...

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Gennum Unveils Industry's Most Robust, Long-Reach Equalizer for Broadcast Video Market

Next-Generation Adaptive Cable EQs Provide Cable Reach Beyond 200 Meters, Best-in-Class Density and Simplify Connector Options BURLINGTON, ON, - Gennum Corporation (TSX: GND), a global leader in advanced signal integrity solutions for the broadcast video industry, today announced the addition of three new, next-generation 3Gb/s adaptive cable equalizers (EQs) to its innovative portfolio of...

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JVC Previews New 4K Technology at NAB 2011

Spring Forums to Solicit Product Development Input from Industry Professionals WAYNE, NJ - JVC (Victor Company of Japan) has developed the world's first large-scale integration (LSI) chip for high-speed processing of high definition (HD) video, which will be an integral part of the next generation of camcorders from JVC Professional Products Company. The company is providing a technology...

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