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Synchronous Ethernet ICs support OTN clock rates.

Targeting telecom equipment manufacturers, Models ZL30153 and ZL30154 allow transmission of SyncE over Optical Transport Network (OTN) channels without need for additional rate conversion PLLs. Model ZL30154 provides 2 independent digital PLLs for applications that require independent transmit and receive timing paths, while Model ZL30153 uses single digital PLL for clock synchronization....

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Optically Isolated Repeater targets I²C bus design.

Offered as integrated optical solution for I-²C bus design, CPC5902 buffers bidirectional I-²C clock and data ports while providing 3,750 Vrms of galvanic isolation. It supports Standard- and Fast-mode I-²C up to 400 kbps, does not require any internal clocking, and supports direct static-state buffering without refresh clocks. Operating from 2.7-5.5 V, communications IC is designed for...

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Signal Receiver Module provides time code reception.

Signal Receiver Module provides time code reception.

Measuring 21.4 x 25.0 mm, Model EB6180B1COB comprises ferrite antenna and PCB featuring MAS6180B1 AM receiver IC and necessary filter crystal and capacitor components. Model MAS6180B1 converts time code signal into digital pulses, which can be directly processed by digital circuitry such as MCU. Time, date, and daylight saving information can be retrieved from signal. Operating from 1.1-3.6 V,...

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Marvell Launches Breakthrough Smart Energy Management Platforms for Appliances and LED Lighting Solutions

Fully-integrated hardware and software components deliver seamless connectivity at a cost-effective price point for devices with limited or no-computing ability SANTA CLARA, Calif., and LAS VEGAS - Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced two smart energy management platforms for smart appliance and LED lighting applications, which give consumers...

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Baolab Announces Evaluation kits for Its Award Winning NanoEMS MEMS - Available to Customers

Baolab Announces Evaluation kits for Its Award Winning NanoEMS MEMS - Available to Customers

Barcelona, Spain - Baolab Microsystems has announced that it will have evaluation kits of its recently announced 3D NanoCompass(TM) available at the end of February 2012. This electronic 3-axis CMOS MEMS NanoCompass technology uses Baolab's patented, award winning NanoEMS(TM) technology to create nanoscale MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) within the standard metal structure of a high...

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Linear Hall-Effect Sensor IC provides PWM 2-wire output.

Featuring ambient temperature range of 40-150°C, customer-programmable Model A1357 converts analog signal from internal Hall sensor element to digitally encoded PWM output signal. Duty cycle of PWM output signal is proportional to applied magnetic field. BiCMOS, monolithic circuit inside A1357 integrates Hall element, precision temperature-compensating circuitry, high-gain amplifier, dynamic...

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8-Megapixel Image Sensor enhances smartphones, tablets.

Using OmniBSI+ pixel architecture and second-generation backside illumination (BSI(TM)) technology, 1/3.2 in. OV8825 CameraChip(TM) sensor suits smartphone/tablet manufacturers upgrading camera designs. Sensor operates at 24 fps in full resolution and in full HD video mode at 30 or 60 fps and can capture images and video in bright and low-light conditions. Additional features include 4-lane MIPI...

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Battery Charger ICs suit tablets, e-readers, and smartphones.

Featuring dual independent inputs, Series bq2416x allows operation from USB port or higher power input supply such as AC adapter or wireless power input. Integrated FETs support charge rates up to 2.5 A from IN input and 1.5 A from USB input. With 20 V input and 10.5 V over voltage protection, single-cell Li-Ion battery chargers support unregulated adapters and poor USB sources. Integrated power...

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Greenpeak Chipset to Power New Zigbee RF Remote Controls for Comcast's Xfinity TV Service

CES, Las Vegas - GreenPeak Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor company, today announced that Comcast Cable Communications, one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers, has selected GreenPeak's controller chips in conjunction with ZigBee RF4CE technology for use in television remote controls for its Xfinity TV service....

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Single, Dual LNBRs enhance satellite receiver operation.

Low noise block converter regulator (LNBR) models A8295, A8297, and A8298 provide power and interface signals to LNB down converter via coaxial cable. Integrated boost MOSFET, current sensing, and compensation simplify design as well as minimizes components and PCB size. While single-output A8295 serves single-tuner satellite STB market, dual-output A8297 is suited for dual-tuner DVR models, and...

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