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USB Protector ICs provide automotive-grade ESD protection.

USB Protector ICs provide automotive-grade ESD protection.

Available in 16-pin QSOP, Models MAX16919/MAX16969 feature iPod®/iPhone® fast-charge detection, which supports Hi-Speed USB at 480 Mbps and full-speed USB at 12 Mbps, enabling users to recharge USB devices while driving. Units also provide integrated host-charger detection circuitry and adjustable current capability of 3 A. With short-to-battery and short-to-ground protections, ICs are suited...

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Texas Instruments' Solutions Help Developers Create the Next Generation of Breakthrough Products for the Smart Grid Market

Metering ICs, connectivity, reference designs and software ease development for energy management applications SAN ANTONIO, Texas - A leading innovator in energy management, communication and control for the Smart Grid, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it has expanded its portfolio in utility metering, home and building automation and Smart Grid infrastructure...

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Miniature Power Chip enhances AMOLED smartphone designs.

Miniature Power Chip enhances AMOLED smartphone designs.

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm package, STOD13AS is produced using Silicon On Insulator process technology and integrates step-up and inverting DC/DC converters needed to generate positive and negative supplies on same chip. Immunity to cellphone communication noise produces consistent, flicker-free display, while Enable pin and pulse-skipping operation promote power conservation. Along with 85% typ...

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Altera's 28-nm FPGA Portfolio Continues to Receive Industry Accolades

Portfolio Tailored to Address Designer's Power, Performance and Price Requirements SAN JOSE, Calif. - Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced its 28-nm portfolio has received recognition from two prestigious electronic trade publications. Electronics Weekly selected Altera's 28-nm portfolio as the Semiconductor Product of the Year - Digital at its annual Elektra European Electronics...

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PWM Motor Driver IC minimizes switching power losses.

Supplied in 24-pin surface-mount SOIC with 2 pairs of batwing leads, Model A4970 utilizes DMOS output technology that drives windings of bipolar stepper motor or bidirectionally controls 2 DC motors. Both bridges can sustain 45 V and include internal PWM control of output current to 750 mA. For PWM current control, max output current is determined by user selection of reference voltage and...

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Synchronous Buck Regulator (100 V) has integrated MOSFETs.

Able to reduce PCB area while improving reliability, 600 mA LM5017 step-down switching regulator simplifies DC/DC conversion and accelerates design process. Product enables direct POL voltage regulation from input voltages as high as 100 V, eliminating need for external transient voltage suppressors or clamps. Also, integrated MOSFETs eliminate freewheeling Schottky diodes while promoting...

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Car-Door Controller IC features integrated window control.

Car-Door Controller IC features integrated window control.

Removing need for mechanical relays in car-window control, Model L99DZ80 embeds SPI-programmable slew-rate control IP that can drive 4 external MOSFETs in half-bridge configuration dedicated to PWM-driven electric-window applications. Multi-functional door-zone driver features 6 bridges for double door-lock control, mirror fold, and mirror-axis control, as well as high-side driver for mirror...

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Vishay to Showcase Latest Industry-Leading Power MOSFET, Passive Component, Diode, and IC Technologies at APEC® 2012

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Latest Industry-Leading Power MOSFET, Passive Component, Diode, and IC Technologies at APEC® 2012 MALVERN, Pa. - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC®) 2012, taking place Feb. 5-9 at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. In booth 911, the...

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Ultra-Low-Power MCUs suit energy monitoring applications.

Consuming 1.4 -µA in standby mode, 16-bit MSP430F673x/F672x Series guarantees no interruption of operation through backup-capable MCU supporting RTC operation and power management from main power supply and up to 2 auxiliary supplies. ICs integrate 24-bit sigma-delta with programmable gain amplifier and less than 0.1% accuracy across 2400:1 dynamic range. Enabling segment and blinking control...

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Reference Clock Multiplier is intended for receiver testing.

Agilent N4880A provides multiplying PLL that lets R/D and test engineers lock pattern generator clock of J-BERT N4903B and ParBERT 81250A to reference clocks from system under test. Reference clock rates from 19-100 MHz support receiver test applications such as PCIe® 1.x, 2.x, and 3.0 main boards; MIPI M-PHY devices; and UHS-II host devices. Simplified receiver test setup helps R/D and test...

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