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Content posted in October 2005
Regulator meets industrial needs
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10/28/2005   Post a comment
Linear Technology Corp. unveiled a 100-mA industrial grade version of its LT3020 low dropout voltage regulator with guaranteed performance from -40°C to +125°C.
Temp sensor measures five locations
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10/27/2005   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products Inc.'s precision five-channel temperature sensor is said to accurately measure its own temperature — and the temperature of up to four external locations with 1°C temperature accuracy.
Current-sense amps draw less power
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10/26/2005   Post a comment
Semtech Corp. said this family of high-side current sense amplifiers with voltage flexibility and power saving features will allow mobile device designers to lower the system cost and power draw needed for battery sensing or data acquisition applications.
Analog switches crank out bandwidth
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10/25/2005   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.'s dual, single-pole, double throw and dual, single-pole, single throw analog switches are said to offer low on-resistance (2.5 Ohms) and high 3-dB bandwidth (up to 360 MHz) in a tiny package.
Melexis rotary position sensor provides non-contacting 360 degree detection
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10/25/2005   Post a comment
The Melexis MLX90316 is a monolithic, programmable Triaxis™ Hall IC designed for absolute non-contacting 360 degree rotary position sensors. In combination with an inexpensive, ordinary magnet, the MLX90316 simplifies the angular position sensing challenges found in many automotive and industrial applications.
Multiplexer brings dual-ported interface to SATA drives
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10/25/2005   Post a comment
As serial ATA (SATA) technology quickly penetrates many types of enterprise storage applications, SiliconStor has developed a device that transforms a single-ported SATA drive into a dual-ported active-active drive.
Subwoofers get active room equalization
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10/25/2005   Post a comment
Velodyne's digital High Gain Servo technology is used in all Digital Drive subwoofers. This patented technology uses a sealed digital accelerometer to measure the actual movement of the subwoofer cone. The C2000 controller then compares the cone movement to the input signal at a rate of 15,800 times per second and controls the 1250 watt amplifier to modify its signal, keeping the cone’s motion under control.
Dual mux-buffer boosts signal integrity
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10/24/2005   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp.'s dual multiplexer/buffer with integrated equalizers, programmable pre-emphasis, and up to 4 Gbits/s of serial I/O performance, are said to provide the lowest jitter and longest cable reach in the industry.
Intelligent distributed control devices combine flash MCU and analog ICs in single package
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10/24/2005   Post a comment
The new Freescale system-in-package devices combine the local interconnect network physical layer with high-performance flash microcontrollers and analog integrated circuits. The result allows design engineers to easily integrate power and control.
CML’s two-way radio processor enables design of multi-standard radios
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10/24/2005   Post a comment
CML announces the CMX7031 two-way radio processor IC. The ‘one for all’ radio chip provides a comprehensive feature-set as standard, along with a roadmap of function enhancements available through CML’s FirmASIC™ component technology.
Asahi Kasei introduces a low power audio ADC for mobiles and stereo microphones
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10/21/2005   Post a comment
Asahi Kasei Microsystems (AKM) has introduced the AK5701, a remarkably small, low power ADC with integrated microphone amplifier ALC and PLL, making it ideal for mobile phones, smart phones and PMP stereo microphone systems.
Switches tout improved density
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10/20/2005   Post a comment
Supertex Inc. rolled out two new low charge injection, 16-channel, 200-V analog switch ICs that tout improved density and performance.
Clock-phase aligner bursts forth
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10/20/2005   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. said this is the industry's first burst-mode clock-phase aligner that acquires a signal in 13 bits — enabling best-in-class broadband passive optical network and gigabit passive optical network optical line termination designs.
AnalogicTech introduces a high efficiency charge pump for white LED flash applications
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10/20/2005   Post a comment
Advanced Analogic Technologies has introduced the AAT3175, a low noise, high frequency, current mode charge pump for white LED flash applications. It is the company’s first dedicated current mode fractional/doubler charge pump for camera flash applications, and is capable of driving up to three flash LEDs at 300mA total current with current sharing from a 2.7V to 5.5V source.
Mapper supports all protocols
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10/19/2005   Post a comment
Exar Corp. launched what it claims is the industry's first universal multiprotocol framer for Ethernet-over-Sonet applications.
LDOs trumpet high PSRR
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10/18/2005   Post a comment
Intersil Corp.'s new family of dual low dropout regulators are said to provide high power supply rejection ratio, low quiescent current, and good performance for noise-sensitive applications like imaging sensors for digital still cameras or cellular phone camera modules, MP3 players and portable medical and instrumentation devices.
Mobile PC power management chip provides the necessary four output voltages
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10/18/2005   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics delivers single-chip power management solution for notebook PCs and portable systems. It offers a dual step-down controller specifically for the four output voltages needed by notebook system power.
Analog Devices’ high-current switching controller performs sequencing, tracking and margining
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10/18/2005   Post a comment
Analog Devices introduces a single-phase, high-current switching controller ideal for applications that demand regulated precision and reliability, such as wireless base stations and network computing systems. The ADP1822 is a synchronous, fixed-frequency switching controller well suited for high current applications – such as communications infrastructure systems and high performance servers.
Integrated clock synthesizers cut costs
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10/17/2005   Post a comment
Micrel Inc. rolled out two precision, low-jitter clock synthesizers that are said to provide an extremely high level of integration for system timing generation.
Audio Compression Algorithm Overview
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10/14/2005   1 comment
Huge uncompressed video and audio files create issues for storage and delay in downloads. Compression algorithms solve the problems since, download time gets reduced dramatically to around one-tenth the original size with same quality. This article provides and introduction to the MP3 and AC-3 audio compression algorithms.
Quad SPSTs tout fast switching
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10/14/2005   Post a comment
Following on the heels of its first high-performance analog switch announcement, Austriamicrosystems AG is expanding its offering to include quad-version single-pole, single-throw switches that similarly boast significant switching time improvement over competing devices.
Clock buffers blow away competition?
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10/12/2005   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. released zero-delay buffers (ZDBs) that are said to outperform all pin-compatible products for high-speed communications and consumer devices in terms of operating frequency and cycle-to-cycle jitter.
SLICs boast pure CMOS
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10/12/2005   Post a comment
Silicon Laboratories Inc. unleashed what it claims is the industry's first fully-integrated, quad-channel subscriber line interface circuit plus codec — implemented in 100 percent CMOS technology.
Amplifier interfaces ±10-V signals
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10/11/2005   Post a comment
This level-shifting difference amplifier from Texas Instruments Inc.'s (TI) Burr-Brown line, was made to interface ±10-V signals to single supply analog-to-digital converters (A/D converters) — especially those with 4.096-V or 5-V references.
Product families made for high-voltage apps
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10/10/2005   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. introduced its latest data converters, amplifiers, voltage references and a new family of smart sensing devices that were designed to meet the unique signal conditioning requirements of industrial and instrumentation equipment.
Post amplifier spotlights sensitivity
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10/7/2005   Post a comment
Micrel Inc. expanded its family of limiting post amplifiers with a 1.25 Gigabit/s device featuring 3.3-V operation with better than 5-mV sensitivity for datacom and telecom digital apps.
Tiny temp sensors ensure accuracy
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10/6/2005   Post a comment
SMSC said its single-wire digital BudgetBus interface architecture results in smaller, lower cost temperature sensors.
Decoder boasts CPU enhancement
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10/5/2005   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics Inc. introduced the first MPEG-2 decoder chip in a new family for low-cost set-top boxes and DVD recording, which are said to boost computing power by over five times compared to earlier devices.
Converters deliver specs for wireless apps
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10/4/2005   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. unveiled a family of low-power 14- and 12-bit analog-to-digital converters for wireless infrastructure applications.
Process augments op amp performance
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10/3/2005   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif. — National Semiconductor Corp. believes its new VIP50 manufacturing process will raise the bar for bandwidth-to-power ratios found in op amps today — with this process resulting in a huge bandwidth boost and 90 percent savings in current consumption.
A New Audio File Format For Low-Cost, High-Fidelity, Portable Digital Audio Amplifiers
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10/3/2005   Post a comment
In this article, we present an alternate off-line implementation of click modulation, where the coding algorithm is performed by software routines that yield a file of time-switching instants. This data is then fed to very simple hardware that generates a PWM-like output to directly drive a high-efficiency switching audio amplifier. In this way, a personal computer or processor can perform the coding procedure off-line, similar to the popular MP3 encoding procedure.
Switch isolates Bluetooth from WLAN
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10/1/2005   Post a comment
Unique MMIC SP3T Switch from NEC targets transceivers that combine WLAN and Bluetooth




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