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Driver IC targets automotive DC motors.

Designed using 0.8 -µm BCD-on-SOI technology, Model ATA6823 provides all functional blocks needed for complete microcontroller-based dc motor system in H-bridge configuration. It includes driver stages, pin-adjustable 5 V/3.3 V voltage regulator, programmable window watchdog, and LIN transceiver IP. Designed to control variety of external power N-MOSFETs, device consumes less than 45 -µA in...

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Mobile Digital TV Receiver consumes less than 350 mW.

Based on LP-SDR(TM) Software-Defined Radio technology, Model AS-102 integrates multi-band RF tuner, demodulator, memory, and USB 2.0 interface onto 90 nm CMOS single die. Unit enables rapid design of extremely small digital TV solutions for PCs, personal navigation devices, personal multimedia players, and set-top boxes. LP-SDR technology enables product customization to support emerging TV...

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System-on-Chip supports 80-segment LCD displays.

Incorporating 8-bit MCU, 32 kBytes on-chip Flash memory, and 9 programmable I/O, AS8267 single-phase energy meter IC ensures complete security of application program and data. Two UARTs allow for external communications, while additional serial interface allows connection of optional external EEPROM. Programmable energy LED pulse output is generated on-chip, enabling automatic digital...

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LED Driver offers programmable brightness control.

Featuring on-chip oscillator, A6281 3-channel constant-current LED driver controls brightness via 10-bit PWM per channel, complemented by 7-bit analog current control per channel to adjust color balance. It drives up to 150 mA per channel and operates from supply voltage of up to 17 V. Clock, serial data, latch, and output enable control signals are buffered on chip to drive next pixel in...

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Mobile Baseband Chip enables CD-quality sound from phones.

Optimized for music-enabled mobile phones, SC6600H is supplied in 240-ball LFBGA package and enables music playback functions with CD-sound quality. This GSM/GPRS multimedia baseband chip includes optimizing functions such as support for half rate, full rate, enhanced full rate, and adaptive multi-rate voice codec. Simultaneously, SC6600H also supports GPRS multi-slot Class 10 voice recording and...

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Multimedia Baseband IC promotes mobile handset performance.

Supplied in 257-ball LFBGA package, SC6600R GSM/GPRS mobile baseband IC is based on single-chip technology. Integrated multimedia functions include support for 2-megapixel digital camera and video camera, CD-quality music playback, stereo sound output, 30 fps MPEG4 playback, and Bluetooth interface. Low-power design features 3 V for I/O, 1.8 V for core, and GPRS Multi-Slot Class 10.

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Front-End ICs integrate WiFi and Bluetooth.

Targeting WiFi-enabled smartphones and consumer electronics products, Models AWL9230, 9231, and 9232 each incorporate power amplifier, low-noise amplifier, Bluetooth path, and RF antenna switch in package measuring 3 x 3 x 0.55 mm. Model AWL9230 achieves 3.5% EVM and draws 140 mA at output power of +19 dBm, while AWL9231 achieves 3.5% EVM and draws 135 mA at +18 dBm. For higher-power...

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Transcoder enables narrow-channel transmission of HD video.

Built on 90 nm process technology, MB86H52 compresses full HD (1,920 x 1,080) MPEG-2 video data to H.264 data, less than half its original size. This enables transmission of full HD video over narrow bandwidths while maintaining video quality. Suited for high-volume consumer products, transcoder operates at 216 MHz internal frequency and incorporates DDR2 memory with 324 MHz interface. Power...

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Front Monitor Diode ICs suit HD-DVD/Blu-Ray laptop drives.

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm QFN open packages, ATR1841 and ATR1842 are designed for use in optical pick-up units of slim and ultra-slim HD-DVD and Blu-ray drives. Devices support all wavelengths used in CD, DVD, and HD-DVD/Blu-ray drives and have serial interface that allows manufacturers, using firmware, to change between 3 gain modes as well as adjust gain by -

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