Circuits

Signal Receivers

GPS Receiver provides 20 Hz update rate.

Housed in 10 x 10 x 1.3 mm LGA69 package, Venus638FLPx provides -165 dBm signal tracking, 29 sec cold start TTFF, and 67 mW full-power navigation. Device contains GPS RF and baseband, SAW filter, LNA, 0.5 ppm TCXO, RTC crystal, LDO regulator, and passive components. Low cascaded RF section noise figure of 1.2 dB allows receiver to work directly with passive antenna. Operating from -40 to...

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Communications Software

ISIS IP Chooses EnSilica's eSi-RISC as the MCU for Its 2nd Generation DAB Baseband Solution

Wokingham, UK - November 3, 2010. EnSilica, a leading independent provider of front-end IC design services, has announced that ISIS IP, a Chinese fabless semiconductor company focusing on DAB/DAB+/DMB baseband solutions, has chosen the eSi-RISC family of soft processor cores as the MCU for its 2nd generation DAB baseband solution. ISIS IP's 2nd generation DAB baseband solution will be a...

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Circuits

STMicroelectronics Confirms iDP-LVDS 'Bridge Chips' Support Cinema Mode Format

Robust Internal DisplayPort (iDP(TM)) interface enables extended TV formats Geneva - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leader in chips for set-top boxes and digital TVs and one of the supporters and developers of the Displayport and iDP (Internal DisplayPort) standard, today announced it has demonstrated to key customers that its iDP-LVDS 'bridge chips,' the STiDP888 and STi880, fully support the...

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Step-Down DC/DC Converter features dual linear controllers.
Electrical Regulators

Step-Down DC/DC Converter features dual linear controllers.

Operating from 4-36 V with transient protection to 70 V, Model LT3694 is suited for load dump and cold-crank conditions found in automotive applications. Internal 3.5 A switch delivers up to 2.6 A of continuous output current at voltages as low as 0.75 V. Switching frequency is user-programmable from 250 kHz to 2.5 MHz, and each integrated LDO controller has programmable current limit up to 1 A....

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Timing Chips suit SDH/SETS, SONET, and synchronous Ethernet.
Circuits

Timing Chips suit SDH/SETS, SONET, and synchronous Ethernet.

Offering 3 V operation, STC5420 Series chips accept 12 clock reference inputs from 8 kHz to 125 MHz and generate 10 synchronized clock outputs from 2 kHz to 312.5 MHz in LVCMOS, LVPECL, or LVDS. They include independent timing generators that operate in freerun, synchronized, pseudo-holdover, and holdover mode. Reference inputs are individually monitored for quality, and devices also provide...

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Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter features intgrated power MOSFETs.
DC to DC Power Supplies (Converters)

Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter features intgrated power MOSFETs.

With 2.7-15 V input range and 2.5-14 V output, Model LTC3112 delivers 2.5 A of current from wide range of power sources, including batteries, super capacitor stacks, and wall adapters. Unit includes 4 internal N-channel MOSFETs to deliver efficiencies up to 95%. Default switching frequency of 750 kHz can be synchronized to external 300 KHz to 1.5 MHz clock. Providing continuous, jitter-free...

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Circuits

eASIC and Radiocomp Deliver Low Power 6G CPRI v4.1 REC Solution

Power Consumption of CPRI-based Designs Reduced by up to 80%, With exceptionally High Signal Integrity Compared to FPGA Implementations SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- eASIC Corporation, a supplier of NEW ASICs and Radiocomp, a leading provider of modular RF systems and components for mobile and wireless infrastructure networks, today announced the immediate availability of a low power Common Public Radio...

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Transceivers

ZigBee® RF Modules operate on 2.4 GHz ISM band.

With ultra-small footprint just over 3 cmÂ-², @ANY2400SC IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee RF Module comes in 2 models: @ANY2400SC-1 featuring integrated chip antenna and @ANY2400SC-2 with U.FL connector. Modules are built around Atmel's ATmega128RFA1, which combines AVR microcontroller and 2.4 GHz RF transceiver, resulting in single-chip devices with link budget of 103.5 dBm. Both work with various...

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Step-Down DC/DC Converter offers transient protection to 60 V.
Electrical Regulators

Step-Down DC/DC Converter offers transient protection to 60 V.

Operating from 3-36 V, dual-output Model LT3692 delivers up to 3.5 A of continuous output current from each channel. Monolithic switching regulator provides user-programmable switching frequency from 250 kHz to 2.25 MHz. Independent input, shutdown, feedback, soft-start, current limit, and comparator pins for each channel simplify complex power supply tracking/sequencing requirements. Housed in 5...

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Peripheral-Sensor Accelerometers work with automotive airbags.
Accelerometers

Peripheral-Sensor Accelerometers work with automotive airbags.

Providing single-axis in-plane motion sensing across 5 full-scale ranges from ±20 to ±400 g, AIS1xxxDS Series detects rapid deceleration of vehicle during crash and sends instant information to airbag control. On-chip IC interface converts deceleration data into digital bit stream that is transmitted to dedicated microcontroller chip through DSI protocol. Algorithms decide whether or...

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