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System-on-Chip ICs support SD and HD set-top boxes.

System-on-Chip ICs support SD and HD set-top boxes.

Targeting free-to-air, cable, and terrestrial set-top boxes, as well as hybrid products with added support for IPTV, HD Model STi7162 and SD Model STi5262 each combine STB decoder with DVB-C cable and DVB-T terrestrial demodulators, plus optional Ethernet support. Units feature Linux/OS21-compatible application processor with up to 1000 DMIPS performance. Housed in 27 x 27 mm PBGA packages, ICs...

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Atmel maXTouch Controller Empowers Touch for Sharp SH8128U Smartphone in China

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Atmel-® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that Sharp-® Corporation has selected Atmel's maXTouch(TM) mXT224 touch controller to power the SH8128U smartphone. Atmel's maXTouch solution will offer Sharp SH8128U smartphone users the ability to reject unintended touches, more precise touch performance, and better battery...

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Linear Hall-Effect Sensor IC features user programmable design.

Linear Hall-Effect Sensor IC features user programmable design.

With carrier frequency of 2 kHz, Model A1356 integrates Hall element, temperature-compensating circuitry, high-gain amplifier, dynamic offset cancellation circuits, and PWM conversion circuitry. Device 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. For design and...

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Isolated DC-to-DC Converter minimizes space, component demands.

Offering 5 kVrms isolation in 10 x 10 mm package, 0.5 W ADuM6000 integrates iCoupler-® digital isolation technology and isoPower-® DC/DC converter. Digital isolator lets designers conserve circuit-board real estate while eliminating step of securing medical or other safety approvals. Also available, ADuM620x series dual-channel digital isolators come in 16-lead SOIC and comprise 2/0, 1/1, and...

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Step-Down DC/DC Converter supports 6 A continuous current.

Supplied in 3 x 3 x 1 mm monolithic QFN package, SWIFT(TM) TPS54618 synchronous switcher integrates two 12 mW FETs and achieves 95% power efficiency over full load. Current mode control enables external compensation and flexible component selection, while synchronized switching frequency from master clock eliminates beat noise in sensitive DAQ circuitry. With 200 kHz to 2 MHz switching frequency...

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Hot Swap 2-Wire I²C Multiplexers provide capacitive buffering.

Hot Swap 2-Wire I²C Multiplexers provide capacitive buffering.

Respectively multiplexing 2 and 4 channels, LTC4312 and LTC4314 provide enable pins to connect upstream I-²C bus to any combination of downstream busses or cards. Both foster I-²C address expansion by providing ability to address one of multiple identical devices, resolving address conflict issues. Additionally, bidirectional capacitive buffering allows extension of I-²C bus size beyond 400 pF...

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Analog Mobile TV Receiver offers low power consumption.

Model TLG1123 analog 65 nm mobile TV receiver features Picture Vivid Engine that allows for optimal picture stability and clarity, especially for high-motion video. Compact, 6 x 6 mm unit incorporates hardware-based controls for brightness, contrast, hue, and saturation, allowing manufacturers to expose these in user interface. Eliminating need for external crystal, low-power product also has...

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Endwave Develops Enhanced QFN Packages to 50 GHz

Endwave Develops Enhanced QFN Packages to 50 GHz

SAN JOSE, CA - Endwave Corporation (NASDAQ: ENWV), a leading provider of high-frequency RF MMICs and integrated transmit/receive modules, has an advantage when housing its high-performance monolithicmicrowave- integrated-circuit (MMIC) products in a surface-mount package. By re-engineering the widely accepted QFN, or Quad Flat No-leads surfacemount- technology (SMT) package, Endwave has more than...

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