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Atmel's Low-Cost CAP Starter Kit Hosts Image Viewer Reference Design from PGC

Illustrates Ease and Rapidity of CAP Application Development; JPEG Compression and De-compression IP available from PGC Rousset, France and Taipei, Taiwan, February 26, 2009 - Atmel-® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), and PGC (Progate Group Corporation) announced today the availability of a JPEG image viewer reference design ported onto the low-cost AT91CAP9A-STK Starter Kit for Atmel's AT91CAP9S...

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Hall-Effect Switch consumes low power of only 5 µA at 3 V.

Available in TSOT or ultra-thin CSP packages, MLX90248 non-contact magnetic switch IC suits low power consumer applications like flip, slide, and clamshell portable handsets, PDA's, and personal entertainment devices. It has operating voltage of 1.5 V and offers ESD protection up to 8 kV. CMOS technology provides bounce-free, contactless solid-state switching, while Omnipolar(TM) switching...

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DC/DC Converters come in IC-style surface mount packages.

Comprising 9 models with efficiency levels up to 70%, 1 Watt NTF Series is available with choice of 4-6, 9-15, and 18-36 V input voltages and tightly regulated output voltages of 5, 12, or 15 V. All devices provide 1 kVdc isolation and include voltage trim feature. Measuring 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.228 in., RoHS-compliant converters feature power density of 0.7 W/cm-³, operating temperature of -40 to +85-

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PECL Buffers facilitate clock and data management.

Operating at various power supplies of 2.5, 3.3, and 5 V, Positive Emitter-Coupled Logic Buffers, Translators, and Splitters come in speed grades from 430 MHz to 3 GHz to meet needs of communications, test and measurement, and medical applications. Operating at either 3.3 or 2.5 V, Model SN65LVEP11 consists of 3 GHz differential, 1-2 fanout buffer that enables low-power designs.

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Integrated SIP Solution suits automotive LIN applications.

Supplied in 5 x 7 mm QFN38 package, ATA6617 combines LIN System Basis Chip (SBC) ATA6624 - LIN transceiver, voltage regulator, watchdog - and AVR-®'s ATtiny167 MCU with 16k flash memory. This lets users create complete LIN (Local Interconnect Network) nodes using one IC. LIN UART with integrated hardware routines simplifies protocol stack handling and limits interrupt generation. Assignment of...

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Microcontroller suits single battery applications.

Equipped with 4 KB Flash memory and 64 bytes In-System programmable EEPROM, ATtiny43U is suitable for portable battery-powered applications. On-chip boost regulator works from battery voltages between 0.7-1.8 V and converts low battery voltage up to 3 V, operating AVR MCU, peripherals, and I/Os. ATtiny43U also features 10-bit ADC, two 8-bit timer counters with PWM outputs, SPI, I2C interface,...

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DuPont Microcircuit Materials and CAD Design Software Integrate LTCC Materials and Processes in CDS Ceramic Design Software to Speed Design

Research Triangle Park, N.C. and San Jose, Calif., March 5, 2009- DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM), part of DuPont Electronic Technologies, and CAD Design Software have announced the integration of DuPont(TM) GreenTape(TM) low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) materials and manufacturing processes into CAD Design Software's Electronic Design Automation (EDA) design tools for Ceramic...

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SD Card Interface IC keeps card slot-featuring phones slim.

Supplied in 1.2 x 3.5 x 0.5 mm package, EMIF06-mSD02N16 helps minimize dimensional impact of integrating slot for removable memory card in cellular handsets, ultra-mobile PCs, and digital cameras. All necessary EMI filtering, ESD protection, and pull-up resistors are provided on-chip, and support for electrical or mechanical methods of detecting card insertion promotes flexibility for handset...

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MCU ICs suit networked, real-time, and audio applications.

Based on 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3T CPU, STM32 Connectivity Line support simultaneous operation of Ethernet, USB OTG, and CAN2.0B peripherals. Audio capabilities are optimized via PLL scheme, enabling audio-class I2S communications. Along with PWM timer and HMI functions that can also be hosted on MCU, feature set lets developers consolidate multiple functions. Unit can also read, decode, and output...

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Portable Stereo Amplifier provides 2.8 W/channel.

Model TS4999, 2-channel class D stereo audio amplifier IC features 3D audio that creates effect of wide channel separation. Selectable 3D modes allow audio image to be focused behind, above, or below listener. Unit delivers up to 2.8 W/channel into 4 W speaker loads and achieves distortion of 1%, with high power-supply rejection ratio preventing supply noise from entering audio signal. It has 10...

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