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Half-Bridge HVICs help conserve space and power.

Suited for driving MOSFETs and IGBTs in consumer and industrial applications up to 600 V, FAN7383, FAN7384, and FAN73832 feature common-mode dv/dt noise-canceling circuit for achieving optimal noise immunity. Pb-free, high-voltage gate driver ICs (HVICs) come in 8-DIP, 8-SOP, and 14-SOP packages and offer options for shut down, dead-time control, and short-circuit protection. Level-shift...

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Module provides active temperature compensation.

Featuring hybrid SIP configuration to minimize board space, Cold Junction Compensation Module, Model 143-131A utilizes PN junction that enables accurate temperature measurements when used with standard thermocouples. Module offers laser-trimmed accuracy as well as environmentally stable construction that includes ceramic base. It features output voltage slope of -2.5 mV/Â-

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Renesas Technology's SH-Mobile G1 Chip to Be Selected for FOMA 903i Series Handsets

The Handsets Incorporating the Dual-Mode Single-Chip LSI Jointly Developed with NTT DoCoMo Will Be Manufactured by Fujitsu and Mitsubishi Electric TOKYO--Nov. 14, 2006--Renesas Technology Corp. today announced that the SH-Mobile G1, a dual-mode single-chip LSI developed and announced in July 2004 jointly with NTT DoCoMo, Inc., that supports both the W-CDMA (3G) and GSM/GPRS (2G) communication...

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Analog/Digital TV Tuner Chip is suited for portable devices.

MicroTuner(TM) MT2130 allows users to watch analog/digital TV across cable or off-air broadcasts. Engineered to receive weak signals, chip deploys ClearTune filtering technology to minimize noise and distortion. Support is offered for multiple TV transmission standards such as ATSC, QAM, DVB-T, ISDB-T, DMB-T, NTSC, PAL, and SECAM. Measuring Â-¼ in., chip fits into very small designs, and can...

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System-on-a-Chip targets wireless home control market.

Using Z-Wave standard to enable one-touch wireless control of wide array of home devices, Model ZW0301 features wakeup timer that helps reduce power consumption in many battery-based applications. Unit consists of integrated RF transceiver, 8051 microcontroller, flash and SRAM memory storage, and range of peripherals. Support of battery-to-battery networks allows both receiving and transmitting...

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Micrel Breaks Through Technology Barriers with Europe's Hottest IC Trends: Wireless, Mobile and Ethernet at Electronica 2006

MUNICH, Germany, November 14 // -- Micrel Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions announced today that it would be showcasing the hottest IC trends for Europe with breakthrough technology demos at the Electronica 2006. The firm's innovative new ICs are designed for leading-edge wireless, mobile, lighting and Ethernet applications...

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Signal Conditioner IC is suited for automotive environments.

Signal Conditioner IC is suited for automotive environments.

With on-chip diagnostics for use with all types of wheatstone bridge sensors, Model ZMD31150 features error-correcting function for uncorrupted EEPROM content and increased MTBF. Analog pre-amp gain of 420 accommodates bridge outputs of 1 mV/V, while 16-bit ADC with integrating input characteristic gives 7.8 kHz sample rate. Product comes with built-in programmable digital filter, and delivers...

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Scalable GPS Solution employs adaptable architecture.

Offered as software/host-based GPS solution, RF8110 combines RFIC and software to deliver GPS technology to mobile phones as well as personal multimedia and navigation devices. Adaptable software-based architecture allows for feature additions, upgrades, and customizations. Even indoors, product offers accurate positioning data and allows optimization of factors such as battery life, size, and...

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Under/Overvoltage Monitor suits tight-space applications.

Under/Overvoltage Monitor suits tight-space applications.

Supplied in 8-lead ThinSOT(TM) or 3 x 2 mm DFN package, LTC2912 features voltage monitoring inputs with filtering to reject brief glitches and minimize false or noisy triggering. Undervoltage (UV) and overvoltage (OV) trip thresholds, programmed by external resistors, exhibit Â-

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Semiconductor Chip targets digital mobile TV market.

Optimized to deliver video and audio in mobile phones and other handheld products, NeoMobileTV(TM) companion chip works with mobile TV tuners and demodulators to support mobile TV standards worldwide, including ISDB-T, T-DMB, E-DMB, DVB-H, and MediaFlo. Chip is based on multimedia engine that uses array-processing architecture. Engine is fully programmable and can support H.264, WMV, MPEG-4,...

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