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Charge Pump Drivers enhance LED backlighting in handhelds.

Charge Pump Drivers enhance LED backlighting in handhelds.

Supplied in 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm plastic package, models SC654, SC657, and SC658 drive 6, 5, and 4 LEDs, respectively. Integrated mAhXLife(TM) charge pump monitors each LED's forward voltage and automatically selects 1x, 1.5x, or 2x mode to optimize efficiency. Also included, low-dropout current sink regulators provide LED current matching of 0.5% typ. LED current may be adjusted from 0-25 mA in 29...

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Touchscreen Controller features ±15 kV ESD protection.

Touchscreen Controller features ±15 kV ESD protection.

Designed for resistive touchscreens on portable devices, 4-wire Model SX8650 consumes 23 -µA at 8 kSPS rate, supports 400 kHz fast-mode I-²C serial bus data protocol, and operates from 1.65-3.7 V. Unit features 12-bit ADC for coordinates and touch pressure measurement and can achieve equivalent throughput output rate of 50 kSPS. Available in 3 x 3 mm 12-DFN and 1.46 x 1.96 mm 12-WLCSP packages,...

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SD Card Reader Integrated Circuit adds hi-speed USB to portable applications.

SD Card Reader Integrated Circuit adds hi-speed USB to portable applications.

Model MAX14502 Hi-Speed USB-to-SD(TM) card bridge maximizes read/write speed in portable electronics such as cell phones, PDAs, MP3 players, DSCs, and GPS devices. Unit supports SDHC and operates over -40 to +85°C temperature range. In 1 SD card port version, measuring 5 x 5 mm, IC preserves valuable I/Os by allowing simple control through 1 GPIO. Control is provided via I-²C interface in case...

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Processor ICs manage SIM data.

Processor ICs manage SIM data.

Dedicated to managing SIM data for machine-to-machine cellular communications, ST32-M ICs utilize ARM Cortex(TM)-M3 embedded-processor core. Units are available in 4 variants having Flash density of 256, 320, 416, or 512 KB. Integrated memory supports total data cycling of 500,000 cycles per page or 50 million cycles per sector. Housed in 6 x 5 mm DFN8 package, ICs operate from -40 to 105°C.

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WLAN Chips integrate 2-stream 802.11n designs.

Targeting PC and broadband CPE markets, AR9287 PCIe and AR9227 PCI deliver full MIMO transmit and receive performance. Each integrates MAC/baseband and radio transceiver, 2 MIMO power amplifiers and low noise amplifiers, and transmit/receive switch, all on single chip. Suited for mid-tier notebook and netbook PCs, Model AR9287 delivers up to 300 Mbps PHY rates in both transmit and receive modes....

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Mobile WLAN Chip delivers 85 Mbps actual throughput.

Building on ROCm® Mobile Wi-Fi and Align(TM) 1-stream 802.11n technologies, Model AR6003 achieves up to 48 Mbps TCP/IP in 2.4 GHz band in 20 MHz mode, and 85 Mbps TCI/IP in 5 GHz band in 40 MHz mode. Space Time Block Coding optimizes downlink performance to mobile device, while Low Density Parity Check encoding optimizes uplink performance of mobile clients. Employing Packet Traffic...

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FPGAs integrate 11.3 Gbps transceivers.

With 36 transceiver channels operating from 2.488-11.3 Gbps, Stratix® IV GT EP4S100G2 FPGAs meet bandwidth requirements for next-generation framer, MAC, bridging, and switching applications for 100-Gigabit Ethernet and 100-Gigabit Optical Transport Networks. Single-chip devices meet IEEE 802.3 standard for 100G systems and offer jitter performance to meet 10G, 40G, and 100G protocol...

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Six-Core Digital Signal Processor optimizes processing power, energy efficiency.

Targeted at process-intensive applications requiring low power consumption, TMS320C6472 features 6 high-speed C64X+ DSP cores running at 500, 625, and 700 MHz; up to 4.2 GHz/33600 MMACs; and 4.8 MB on-chip L1/L2 RAM. It delivers 3 GHz performance at 0.15 mW/MIPS, and architecture maximizes subsystem performance on chip. In addition to dedicated L1 and L2 memory to each core, C6472 features 768 KB...

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Transceiver is certified to FlexRay(TM) Standard v2.1 Rev B.

Transceiver is certified to FlexRay(TM) Standard v2.1 Rev B.

Acting as interface between digital logic and copper cable transmission in automotive networks, AS8221 FlexRay Standard Transceiver is capable of transmission rates up to 10 Mbit/sec. RoHS-compliant unit provides all functions to enable integration in electronic control units powered with permanent battery voltage. While microchip is only fed by car battery, it provides wake-up functionality via...

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Four-String LED Driver delivers 150 mA per string.

Four-String LED Driver delivers 150 mA per string.

Suited for LCD TVs, monitors, and automotive displays, high-brightness MAX16814 integrates switching DC-DC controller to generate voltage required to drive multiple strings of LEDs. Four linear current sinks with internal power MOSFETs provide programmable current up to 150 mA per string. Delivering PWM dimming range of 5,000:1 with 200 Hz dimming frequency, MAX16814 optimizes display performance...

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