Microchip – CL88020: Sequential Linear LED Driver


The CL88020 LED driver integrated circuit (IC) is an off-line sequential linear LED driver designed to provide 8.5W of LED power from a 120VAC nominal input voltage. CL88020 is designed to drive a long string of inexpensive, low current LEDs directly from the AC mains. A basic driver circuit consists of Microchip Technology Inc.’s CL88020 […]

Microchip – MCP2557/8FD: CAN FD Transceivers with Silent Mode


The MCP2557FD/8FD CAN family is designed for high-speed CAN FD applications with up to 8Mbps communication speed. The maximum propagation delay was improved to support longer bus length. The device meets automotive requirements for CAN FD bit rates exceeding 2Mbps, low quiescent current, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electrostatic discharge (ESD). The product offers a silent […]

Microchip – MCP39F521: I2C Power Monitor with Calculation and Energy Accumulation


Analog Signal Chain The MCP39F521 is a highly integrated, single-phase power-monitoring IC designed for real-time measurement of input power for AC/DC power supplies, providing power and energy values. It includes dual-channel delta sigma ADCs, a 16-bit calculation engine, EEPROM and a flexible 2-wire interface. An integrated low-drift voltage reference in addition to the 94.5dB of […]

Microchip – MCP3919/12: 3V 3/4-Channel Analog Front End for Energy-Measurement


The MCP3919 and MCP3912 integrate three and four channels of 24-bit, delta-sigma analog-to-digital conversion (ADC), respectively, with industry-leading accuracy of 93.5dB SINAD, -107dB THD and 112dB SFDR for precise signal acquisition and higher performing end products. These are the optimal numbers of channels for single-phase energy meters with neutral monitoring (3-channel); or single-phase, three-wire energy […]

Microchip – MCP2561FD, MCP2562FD: CAN Flexible Data Rate Transceiver Family Exceeds Global Automotive Requirements


The MCP2561/2FD is a Microchip Technology Inc. second generation high speed CAN transceiver that complies to CAN FD (Flexible Data Rate) bus protocol which increases the maximum data rate while expanding the data field from 8 data bytes up to 64 data bytes. The MCP2561/2FD offers the same features as the MCP2561/2. Additionally, it guarantees […]

Microchip – MCP39F511: High Accuracy Power Monitoring IC with Calculation and Energy Accumulation


The MCP39F511 is a highly integrated and accurate single-phase power monitoring IC, designed for the realtime measurement of AC power. It includes dual-channel delta sigma ADCs, a 16-bit calculation engine, EEPROM and a flexible 2-wire interface. An integrated low-drift voltage reference in addition to the 94.5dB of SINAD performance on each measurement channel allows for […]

Microchip – MCP47FEB01: Digital-to-Analog Converters With Non-Volatile Memory and I2C™


The MCP47FEBxx are single- and dual-channel 8-bit, 10-bit, and 12-bit buffered voltage output Digital-to- Analog Converters (DAC) with non-volatile memory and an I2C serial interface. The integrated EEPROM enables DAC settings to be recalled at power-up, for added system flexibility. The various shutdown modes significantly reduce the device current consumption for power critical applications. These […]

FTM April 2015 Americas Edition


This month’s Application Spotlight is Connectivity. Featured Articles from: Cypress: Making Made Easy…Now with Bluetooth Low Energy Laird: Intelligent BT/BLE Dongle Featuring smartBASIC NO EXTERNAL Bluetooth Stack Needed! Panasonic: Bluetooth Low Energy RF Module, Wireless Charging Control LSI, PAN1026 Series RF Module and NFC Tag LSI Microchip: Long Range Meets Low Power Stay up to […]

Future Connectivity Solutions – Which Bluetooth Low Energy Solution is Right for You?


By: Matt Rose, Western Region Wireless Specialist, Future Connectivity Solutions Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is the hottest protocol on the market now. In little over five years it has established itself as the de facto point-to-point wireless standard for a number of low power and small-footprint applications. With billions of BLE-enabled smart devices on the […]

Microchip – RN2483: Long Range Meets Low Power


The RN2483 is a fully-certified Sub-GHz, 433/868 MHz module based on proprietary wireless LoRa™ technology. The RN2483 utilizes a unique spread spectrum modulation and proprietary protocol within the Sub-GHz band to enable: • Incredibly long range – greater than 15km • Low power – 10 year battery life • High network capacity to gateways – […]