Diodes – AP1695: 500V Offline, High PF, High Efficiency Dimmable LED Driver IC


AP1695: 500V Offline, High PF, High Efficiency Dimmable LED Driver IC The AP1695 is a high performance power factor (PF) corrected LED driver for offline dimmable retrofit lamps. It uses a boundary conduction mode (BCM)/pulse frequency modulation (PFM) technology to regulate output current with high power factor/low THD, and low EMI. The AP1695 uses primary […]

Exar – XR21B142x Family: USB to Serial Bridge


XR21B142x Family Provides Superior Performance and Ease of Design FEATURES Highly-Integrated Device Eliminates Need for External Components Industry leading +/- 15kV ESD on USBD+/USBD- Internal 48MHz oscillator Integrated 5V to 3.3V LDO with regulated 3.3V output USB 2.0 (Full-Speed) Compliant Interface USB suspend, resume, remote wake-up Bus-powered or self-powered configuration Unique pre-programmed USB serial number […]

Micrel – MIC2873/74: Camera Flash LED Driver Solutions Deliver Up to 1.2A


MIC2873/74: Camera Flash LED Driver Solutions Deliver Up to 1.2A The MIC2873/MIC2874 is a family of ultra-compact, camera flash LED drivers that integrates a 1.2A boost converter and LED driver circuit into a small 9-pin, 1.3 x 1.3mm chip scale package. Operating from 2.7V to 5.5V and featuring up to 92%efficiency, these solutions are ideally […]

NKK Switches – Imagination Starts Here


Doing more with less is a requirement in today’s design environment. NKK’s OLED and LCD programmable SmartSwitch devices allow Design Engineers to simplify control panels and streamline complex decision-making environments making any application easy to use. These devices provide an unlimited amount of functionality and design flexibility using programmable menus that ensure successful operator interactions […]

Micrel – Less is More


Micrel’s MEMS Crystal-Less™ Clock Generators and PureSilicon™ Oscillators Selection Guide Click to order your MEMS Timeflash Kit now (DSC-PROG-Timeflash-kit),

ams – AS5600: 12-Bit On-Axis Magnetic Rotary Position Sensor with Analog or PWM Output


AS5600: 12-Bit On-Axis Magnetic Rotary Position Sensor with Analog or PWM Output The AS5600 is an easy to program magnetic rotary position sensor with a high resolution 12-bit analog or PWM output. This contactless system measures the absolute angle of a diametric magnetized on-axis magnet. This AS5600 is designed for contactless potentiometer applications and its […]

FTM October 2014 Americas Edition


This month’s Application Spotlight is Microcontrollers & DSPs. Featured Articles from: NXP LPC82x: the New Family of Microcontrollers Renesas Work Less. Create More. Micrium RTOS and Middleware Modules, Bundled with Renesas MCUs Microchip Perform Under Pressure Using dsPIC® DSCs Exar XR22804: Highly Integrated USB-Ethernet Bridge Stay up to date! Sign up to be notified when […]

Exar – XR22804 Highly Integrated USB-Ethernet Bridge


Connectivity from a Single USB Port to 10/100 Ethernet, UART, I2C, and EDGE GPIO Features Integrated 480Mbps USB 2.0 PHY Integrated 10/100 Ethernet MAC and PHY UART Data Rates up to 15Mbps Auto RS-485 Half-Duplex Control I2C Multi-Master Enhanced Dedicated GPIO Entity (EDGE) ±15kV HBM ESD Protection (USB) Parallel GPIO access Applications POS Terminals Docking […]

ams – TMD3782x: ams Integrated Color Sensor Drives New Intelligent Display Management in Smartphones and Tablets


The TMD3782x device will perform color temperature measurement, ambient light sensing (ALS) and proximity detection with background light rejection. The device detects light intensity under a variety of lighting conditions and through a variety of attenuation materials, including dark glass. The proximity detection feature allows a large dynamic range of operation for accurate distance detection, […]

Melexis – MLX83100: Automotive Full Bridge MOSFET Pre-Driver


The MLX83100 has the capability to simultaneously drive four 500nC-rated N-FETs at up to 28V operating voltage with minimal self-heating. The device supports 45V automotive load dump conditions. An integrated bootstrap function and charge pump allow for support of supply voltages down to 4.5V, ensuring continuous operation under automotive crank conditions. The device thereby supports […]