Micrel – MIC4605: 85V Half Bridge MOSFET Driver with Adaptive Dead Time and Shoot-Through Protection

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The MIC4605 is a 85V half bridge MOSFET driver that features adaptive dead time and shoot-through protection. The adaptive dead time circuitry actively monitors the half bridge to minimize the time between high and low side MOSFET transitions, which maximizes power efficiency. Anti-shoot-through circuitry prevents erroneous inputs and noise from turning both MOSFETs on at […]

Vishay – VCNL4020X01: Robust, AEC-Q101-Qualified Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor

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Sometimes you need a sensor that can hold its own in harsher environments. Capable of handling operating temperatures from -40˚C to +105˚C, the VCNL4020X01 provides a robust solution for a variety of applications — and does it with style. The VCNL4020X01 simplifies designs by combining an IR emitter, a photo-pin-diode for proximity, an ambient light detector, a signal processing IC, and a 16-bit […]

Diodes – PAM8320: 20W Class-D Audio Amplifier

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The PAM8320 is an efficient 20W mono Class-D audio power amplifier, designed to drive speakers as low as 4Ω in a bridge-tied load configuration. Due to the low power dissipation and high efficiency of up to 95%, the device can be used without any external heat sink while playing music. The PAM8320 features short circuit […]

Melexis – MLX81106: LIN RGB Slave for Ambient Light Applications

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The Melexis MLX81106 LIN RGB slave provides a single chip solution for driving up to 4 LEDs (RGB+1) via constant current sources in automotive ambient lighting applications. Every output can be programmed to a maximum current of 35mA through the built-in Flash memory. All necessary components like physical layer LIN transceiver, LIN controller, voltage regulator, […]

FTM February 2014 Americas Edition

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This month’s Application Spotlight is Embedded Arm Solutions. Featured Articles from: ARM Keil: Complete Development Environment for ARM® Cortex® -M Series Microcontrollers Lattice: MIPI Solutions for Embedded Systems Semtech: SX1276 – 137-1050MHz Ultra Low Power Long Range Transceiver STMicroelectronics: STM32 32-bit MCU Family – The Fastest Growing ARM® Cortex® -M Based Platform Stay up to […]

Semtech – SX1276: 137-1050MHz Ultra Low Power Long Range Transceiver

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    The SX127x family with LoRa™ provides significant benefits for range, robust performance, and battery lifetime compared to competing technologies. The SX127x platform delivers superior system performance for range, battery operation and interference immunity while eliminating the need for repeaters and complex infrastructure, making it ideal for metering, automation, Internet-ofthings (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) […]

Keil – MDK-ARM a complete development environment for ARM® Cortex® -M Series Microcontrollers

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    MDK-ARM™ is the complete development environment for ARM® Cortex®-M series microcontrollers. The MDK-ARM is specifically designed for microcontroller applications and combines the ARM C/C++ Compiler with the Keil RTX real-time operating system and middleware libraries. All tools are integrated into μVision which includes project management, editor and debugger in a single easy-to-use environment. […]

Lattice – iCE40, MachX02, LatticeECP3 : MIPI Solutions for Embedded Systems

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    Consumers expect their electronic devices to deliver the best possible, feature-rich experiences. This expectation is fueling the adoption of MIPI (Mobile Industry Processor Interface) interfaces & sensors by system architects and design engineers. For a widening set of embedded applications beyond just mobile handheld devices, MIPI solutions enable OEMs to build systems that […]

Cypress – PSoC 4 Programmable System-On-Chip

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    The world’s most flexible, low power ARM® Cortex®-M0 one-chip solution for $1 PSoC 4 has a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 system with programmable analog and digital that quickly upgrades legacy 8-bit and 16-bit systems. PSoC Creator™ Integrated Design Environment enables concurrent co-design of application firmware and hardware, simplifying the design and debug of analog […]

TE Connectivity – Splashproof Micro USB 2.0 Connector from TE Connectivity

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    Splashproof Micro USB 2.0 Connector – Seal against moisture & debris Ruggedized molded connector interface provides complete seal • Provides protection against water and dust ingress to allow end-application rating up to IP54 • Conforms to the micro USB 2.0 performance specifi cation • Mates with standard micro USB 2.0 B type receptacles […]