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Load Switches offer low quiescent current of 1 -µA.

Operating from 1.6-5.5 V, IntelliMAX FPF2024, FPF2025, FPF2026, and FPF2027 prolong battery life in biometric sensor modules found in laptops, ultra-mobile portable computers, smart phones, and other portables. Devices include current limiting protection, which prevents damage from surge events. Housed in 1 x 1.5 WL-CSP packaging and bolstered with 5.5 kV ESD protection, switches utilize Pb-free...

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Interconnects enable ultra-thin cables for consumer devices.

Model QLx4270-DP Q:Active Media Interconnect delivers 10.4 Gbps DisplayPort connectivity in 4 x 7 mm package, while QLx3300-16B, also 4 x 7 mm, delivers HDMI for active cables and media switch devices. At 3 x 3 mm, QLx1600 is suited for SuperSpeed USB. Units can run up to 5 m on active copper cabling and up to 10 m for USB 3.0, providing 10.2 Gbps full bandwidth DisplayPort over 40 ga copper....

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Single-Stream 802.11n Device enhances consumer electronics.

Supporting bit rates to 150 Mbps, Marvell 88W8786 makes 802.11n single-stream Wi-Fi available to manufacturers of consumer electronics such as digital cameras and printers. Additional support is provided for STBC and various aggregation schemes, promoting range, robustness, and throughput. Solution aids seamless transition to 802.11n single stream technology for manufacturers using 802.11g and...

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Digital Audio IC combines processing and amplification.

Sound Terminal(TM) model STA339BWS utilizes techniques such as Full Flexible Amplification (FFX) to enable fully digital stream from sound source to loudspeaker, promoting audio performance and reducing size for home-audio equipment using small speakers, such as flat-panel TVs and docking stations. Solution combines IP from audio processing and class-D power amp ICs into one chip and includes...

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Overvoltage Protection IC optimizes available PCB space.

Supplied in 3.0 x 4.0 x 0.9 mm package, NUS6189 integrates performance and functions of overvoltage protection (OVP) circuit, 30 V P-channel power MOSFET, low VCE(sat) transistor, and low Rds(on) power MOSFET to protect sensitive electronic circuitry in portable devices from overvoltage transients and power supply faults. Overvoltage turn-off time of less than 1.0 Â-µsec ensures quick...

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Cable STB IC promotes interactive HDTV services deployment.

In one package, STi7141 combines support for HDTV, up to 120 Mbps broadband data transfer, and DVR functions. This minimizes deployment efforts for providers while also driving subscriber take-up of new services such as interactivity. HD broadcast standards are supported via 3 embedded cable receivers and multi-standard MPEG4/H.264/VC1 decoding, and included cable modem meets DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS...

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Cable Modem SoC supports DOCSIS-®/Euro-DOCSIS(TM) 3.0 standard.

Requiring only memory to provide complete DOCSIS functionality, BCM3380 series integrates flexible QAM receiver with split wide-band tuners free of channel lineup limitations, multi-channel upstream power amp, as well as GbE and USB transceivers. Single-chip solutions provide features such as bonding support for up to 8 simultaneous DOCSIS channels and offer complete compatibility with DOCSIS...

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Chipset enables symmetric, 6-band VDSL2 deployments.

Comprised of BCM6368 VDSL2/ADSL2+ gateway SoC and 30 MHz BCM6306 analog front-end companion chip, BCM6368/BCM6306 Chipset provides more than 100 Mbps of symmetric downstream and upstream bandwidth. Chipset enables telecom operators to deploy VDSL2 solution that supports VDSL2 or ADSL2+, multi-port Ethernet switching, and multi-line VoIP capabilities, as well as non-blocking 802.11n wireless and...

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Demodulator IC meets Chinese digital TV standards.

Suited for TV and set-top box manufacturers addressing China's digital terrestrial television requirements, MXD1320 exhibits full compliance with GB20600-2006 national standard by supporting defined single- and multi-carrier modes. It achieves maximum resource sharing via algorithm and architecture design as opposed to placing 2 demodulators on one chip. Power consumption is rated at 170 mW.

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PCIe Quad Equalizer extends backplane and cable reach.

PCIe Quad Equalizer extends backplane and cable reach.

Consuming of 100 mW (typ) per channel, PowerWise DS50EV401 supports PCIe Gen1 (2.5 Gbps), PCIe Gen2 (5 Gbps), and PCIe Gen3 (8 Gbps) data rates. Solution compensates for transmission medium losses, reducing deterministic jitter on 4 data transmission channels. Receive boost of 20 dB equalizes up to 10 m of PCIe cable or 40 in. of FR-4 PCB at data transmission rates up to 5 Gbps, with less than...

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