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Class-G Headphone Amps suit portable audio applications.

Suited for power-sensitive applications with headphone output, LDS9505 and LDS9504 incorporate Gmax(TM) technology for Class-G amplification and offer 5.5 mW/channel power dissipation to promote battery run-time. Adaptive Rail Amplifier and other technologies eliminate pop and click as well as zipper-noise concerns. Requiring 4 mW quiescent power, standalone products are capable of up to 63 mW in...

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Microcontroller SoCs process differential sensor output.

Designed to operate in harsh environments, MAXQ7665/MAXQ7666 mixed-signal MCU SoCs occupy 7 x 7 mm of board space and process magnetic sensor output signals in automotive as well as industrial applications. Both integrate all functions needed to measure signals from anisotropic magnetoresistive sensors, with accuracy of up to 8 -µV, and transmit processed analog/digital data. Devices provide...

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GE to Showcase Product Innovation on 31-City Low Voltage Revolution Tour

Voltage Revolution Tour PLAINVILLE, CT - GE Consumer & Industrial's Electrical Distribution business has announced plans to take its product portfolio directly to the home cities of electrical distributors and industrial end-users throughout North America. For a six-month period beginning in August 2008, GE's new Low Voltage Revolution Tour will travel more than 12,000 miles, visiting 31 cities...

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HCD/LED MCU promotes lighting application flexibility.

Supplied in 64-pin LQFP, -µPD78F8024 combines 8-bit All Flash(TM) MCU with 4-channel constant high-current driver (HCD). It supports switching frequencies up to 1 MHz and allows use of passive components to reduce board space. Also able to communicate with temperature/lighting sensors, MCU offers mower management capabilities that suit lighting applications with more than one LED, industrial...

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Capacitive Touch Controller ICs consume minimal power.

Optimized for operation down to 1.8 V, LDS6000 and LDS6020 consume less than 200 -µW in full power mode. Former features 15 touch sensor inputs, while latter offers up to 13 and integrated keypad LED driver functionality. Both support various touch input types - buttons, sliders, scroll wheels - and provide update rates of 2 ms per sensor input with on-chip automatic calibration logic....

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Multichemistry Battery Charge ICs minimize end product size.

Employing high-frequency (1.2 MHz), current-mode architecture, MAX17005, MAX17006, and MAX17015 minimize output filter size requirements and allow use of n-channel power-selection switches. While MAX17005 and MAX17006 respectively charge 3-4 and 2-3 cells with voltages from 4.2-4.4 V, MAX17015 adjusts charge-voltage setting and number of cells through feedback resistor-divider at output. Each...

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Remote Control Solution works with Wi-Fi enabled devices.

With multiple built-in wireless and wired connectivity interfaces, Crimzon Connects(TM) enables users to remotely access and control office electronic devices from any WiFi enabled device. Digital control and monitoring solution supports Web-enabled and native application-based options; interface applications are available for Apple® iPhone(TM) and iPod® touch as well as Blackberry® Curve(TM)....

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Microchip Technology Enhances Popular 16- and 32-bit Development Platform with Application-Specific Expansion Hardware

Explorer 16 Daughter Cards Support Graphics, Ethernet, USB, CAN/LIN, SD/MMC Card interface, Audio, IrDA®, and Motor Control Applications CHANDLER, Ariz., June 3, 2008 [NASDAQ: MCHP] - Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced 10 new and existing application-specific PICtail(TM) Plus daughter boards for the popular Explorer 16...

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Low Dropout Regulator operates from 2-5.5 V supply.

Low Dropout Regulator operates from 2-5.5 V supply.

Suited for dual/triple standard-cell and single Li-ion battery powered applications, Model AS1364 LDO offers dropout voltage of 140 mV at 1 A with quiescent current of 35 -µA during operation and 10 nA during shutdown. It is available as adjustable version or with pre-programmed output voltages in range between 1.2-5.0 V with output voltage accuracy of 0.75%. Unit comes in 3 x 3 mm 8-pin package...

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