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Preamplifier IC targets HDD market.

Usable in both 2.5 and 3.5 in hard disk drives, PA8800 preamplifier utilizes silicon-germanium processes to deliver operating speeds at 3.3 Gpbs with low power consumption. Power-saving features help decrease heat dissipation for greater drive reliability.

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LSI has built-in FIFO frame memory for monitoring cameras.

LSI has built-in FIFO frame memory for monitoring cameras.

Model ML87V21072 video correction LSI reduces CCD noise, and can correct video to high quality even in low light intensity. It offers original 3D noise reduction, applies suitable noise reduction to still picture or video by automatically determining type of video, and can automatically correct low-light intensity/backlighting. LSI also includes video encoder function, and is compatible with DSP...

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Compact Packet Switch and Bridge deliver PCIe connectivity.

SlimLine products, comprised of 2 PCIe® packet switches and one fully reversible PCIe-to-PCI bridge, enable PCIe connectivity in space- and power-sensitive volume applications. While 14 x 14 mm, 128-pin LQFP optimizes PCB layout options, integrated PowerSave technology conserves up to 30% of energy in normal operating mode by allowing selectable power operation states. Products fully meet...

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Single-Chip Solution optimizes Wi-Fi USB adapter abilities.

Intensi-Fi® XLR BCM4323 dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) 802.11n solution enables use of 20 x 52 mm USB adapters for connecting devices without built-in wireless capabilities to network. Accelerange(TM) technology offers wireless performance and range to transfer HD content between devices, while ARM® processor and on-chip RAM can offload wireless functions from host processor. Direct packet...

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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process
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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process

The printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing process begins with cutting-edge equipment capable of accurately picking and placing up to 40,000 components per hour. This innovative equipment keeps error rates extremely low, and those defects that do occur are quickly caught by sensitive laser and optical inspection equipment.

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Stereo Codec is optimized for portable audio applications.

Available in 40-pin, 5 x 5x 0.55 mm QFN package for space-constrained applications, Model WM8903 features SmartDAC(TM) low-power DAC capacitor switching architecture to enable DAC to headphone power consumption of just 4.4 mW and includes capability for programmable performance vs. power profiles, allowing system designers to optimize for each usage scenario. It also includes Class W amplifier...

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SoC Devices promote digital gateway and PC performance.

Featuring Shiva(TM) embedded CPU Technology, 88F6000 series enables distribution of video, audio, and data from multiple network and in-house sources. It can play role of main or co-processor to offload applications from primary video processor and also adds NAS functionality to standard PC architecture. Capable of running at speeds to 2 GHz while consuming less than 2 W of power, solutions offer...

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Angular Position Sensing IC suits automotive applications.

Angular Position Sensing IC suits automotive applications.

Combining integrated Hall elements, analog front end, and digital signal processing in 7 x 7 mm QFN package, Model AS5243 10-bit contactless magnetic angle position sensor offers accurate measurement up to 360°. It can detect 1,024 absolute positions over full turn, 180 and 90° which correspond to resolution of minimum 0.087°. Unit provides 2 separate programmable analog outputs including...

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Laser Diode Driver offers integrated Automatic Power Control.

Including power monitoring feature to keep average optical power constant during temperature changes, model SY88212L is single-supply, 3.3 V laser driver. Device is suited for datacom and telecom applications, such as LAN and MAN, with any data rates up to 2.5 Gbps. Designed with high compliance voltage, IC can be dc-coupled to laser to reduce external component count and power consumption....

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IC is designed for hands-free car access systems.

LF coil driver IC ATA5279 is capable of sequentially driving up to 6 separate 125 kHz low-frequency antennas to provide wake-up and initialization channel to key fob. EMC behavior is guaranteed by sinusoidal-like output signals at all 6 channels, which helps avoid interferences with other electronic car components. BCD-on-SOI technology ensures power-down current consumption of 6-8 -µA for unit...

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Bluetooth + EDR SoC promotes mobile handset quality.

Based on 65 nanometer CMOS process, BCM2070 Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR system-on-chip (SoC) helps cellular handset makers improve battery life and audio quality. It incorporates 2.4 GHz, Class 1 Bluetooth radio as well as SmartAudio(TM) sound and voice enhancement technology. While chip-on-board implementation enables board space designs of less than 25 mm-², RF architecture optimizes receive...

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