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Conexant's Satellite Set-Top Box Solution Wins ''Leading Product Award'' in EDN China Innovation Competition

The digital home, today announced that its CX2430X family of MPEG decoders for free-to-air satellite set-top boxes (STBs) received the Leading Product Award in the Consumer Electronics Category in the EDN China Innovation Award 2006 competition. The system-on-chip (SoC) decoders were developed in Conexant's Shanghai design center, which is focused on developing STB chips for worldwide...

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ULDO Linear Regulators target portable applications.

Housed in 1.2 x 1.6 x 0.6 mm MLFÂ-® package, Models MIC5302 and MIC5303 offer ultra-low dropout voltage of 50 mV at 150 mA and 100 mV at 300 mA, respectively. Devices offer more than 65 dB power supply ripple rejection without need for bypass capacitor. Additionally, ICs feature low quiescent current of 85 Â-µA and turn-on time of 35 Â-µsec, as well as current limit and thermal...

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Wisair Brings to Market New Reference Designs Based on Certified Wireless USB

More than 10 Deals Closed with Leading Brands for Wireless USB Products CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 3 -- Wisair, a leading provider of chipset solutions based on WiMedia Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Certified Wireless USB, today announced the availability of new reference designs. The company is introducing a Wireless USB PCI Express Mini Card reference design for notebook PCs, as well as a Wireless USB...

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GSI Group Announces $7 Million Purchase Order for Mixed Signal Systems

Billerica, MA, June 22, 2006 - GSI Group Inc. (Nasdaq: GSIG) announced a multiple system purchase order in excess of $7 Million for Wafer Trim systems used in the production of mixed signal analog chips for the electronics and automotive industries. To date GSI has announced orders for shipments of Wafer Trim systems totaling over $18 million in 2006. Deliveries for this latest order are...

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Audio Processors suit TV and media player docking stations.

Audio-specific DSPs are integrated with analog data converters to provide complete SoC audio solution. While TAS3208 is used in flat-panel digital TV audio systems, TAS3204 suits MP3 player docking stations. Both feature 135 MHz digital core capable of 5 simultaneous operations per cycle as well as 48-bit data path with 140 dB dynamic range and single-cycle, 76-bit accumulator. Programmable...

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Physical Layer Devices target consumer electronics market.

Fully compliant with IEEE 802.3u specifications, PHY Models KSZ8041TL and KSZ8041FTL are packaged in 9 x 9 mm, 48-pin TQFP package and consume 180 mW. On media side, Model KSZ8041TL supports 10Base-T and 100Base-TX copper with HP auto MDI/MDI-X for detection of and correction for straight-through and crossover cables. Model KSZ8041FTL supports 100-Base-FX and can be combined with KSZ8041NL or...

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Driver IC targets automotive and industrial applications.

ATA6831 driver IC controls, via microcontroller, 2 dc motors or up to 3 different loads, with up to 40 V capability and 3 high- and 3 low-side drivers for currents up to 1.0 A. With PWM frequency of up to 25 kHz, fully-protected, triple half-bridge driver operates without audible noise, and includes reverse, brake, and high impedance operation modes controlled by SPI interface. It also provides...

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IC addresses multi-output power supply applications.

Model SMS11 monitor/sequencer/reset IC combines 4-input voltage monitor with 4-output power supply sequencer and reset controller. Input voltage thresholds are fully programmable, as are output sequence order and timing delays. Global RESET output signals completion of sequencing routine and can be interfaced to system logic. Offered in 1.4 x 2.5 mm footprint package, SMS11 operates from 2.7-5.5...

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Video Format Converter delivers up to 1,080 p resolution.

Dual-channel, digital Model 88DE2710 is designed for Blu-ray and HD-DVD players, DTVs, and other HD home-theater devices. It delivers quality picture at up to full 1080 p resolution, without noise or artifacts. Utilizing suite of advanced video technologies, unit converts PC graphics and HD and SD digital video inputs into HD outputs, with support for multiple frame rates. It includes per-pixel...

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