Semiconductors


Virtualised MIPS-based PIC32 microcontroller targets IoT and embedded markets

The new PIC32MZ microcontrollers from Microchip integrate the revolutionary MIPS M5150 CPU, the company's latest Warrior M-class processor. The PIC32 is an extremely popular family of high-performance, MIPS-based microcontrollers used i

Microchip Technology | 17-09-2015

R-2R-type 8-bit and 10-bit D/A converters offer 4, 6, 8 or 10 channels

Rohm's Bx2xxxFV 8-bit and 10-bit R-2R-type D/A converters with 4, 6, 8 or 10 channels are now available from Mouser stock. Aimed at applications such as DVCs, DSCs, DVDs, CD-Rs and CD-RWs, the devices feature a built-in reset function

Mouser Electronics | 17-09-2015

Miniature headset detection IC targets cost- and power-sensitive consumer electronics

The new AZV5001 headset detection IC from Diodes Incorporated is aimed at cost- and power-sensitive consumer electronics such as mobile phones, tablet computers and media players. The integration of a comparator, OR gate and N channel MOSFE

Diodes Inc | 17-09-2015

Four-phase step-down buck controller with NVM and PMBus interface

This post is sponsored by Texas Instruments. The Texas Instruments (TI) TPS53647 is a high-current, multi-phase, step-down controller offering built-in non-volatile memory (NVM) and PMBus interface. It is fully compatible with the NexF

Texas Instruments | 15-09-2015

Lowest-cost per I/O programmable bridging and I/O expansion FPGA family

Now available from Digi-Key, the MachXO3L is Lattice's newest instant-on, non-volatile, small footprint FPGA that uses advanced packaging technology to enable the lowest cost devices. The family features the latest in small packaging,

Digikey | 15-09-2015

32-Bit RISC microcontrollers deliver performance needed for real-time applications

Now available from Mouser stock, Toshiba TX03 32-Bit RISC microcontrollers embed an ARM Cortex-M3 core, which provides the high code density and fast interrupt response times required for many real-time applications. The microcontrolle

Mouser Electronics | 15-09-2015

USB-C connector revolution boosted with cost-effective new controller

The addition of the UTC2000, USB-C controller to its leading portfolio of USB devices has been announced by Microchip. With the new device, designers of a wide range of applications covering the consumer, industrial and automotive market

Microchip Technology | 14-09-2015

Three-phase brushless fan motor controller

Available now from Farnell element14, Rohm's BD62011FS controller synthesises the optimal driving signal from Hall sensor signals, then outputs it to control the external level shifter and power transistor. Also, the controller is pin co

Farnell element14 | 07-09-2015

High-resolution inductance to digital converter for tough environments

This post is sponsored by Texas Instruments. A tough 1.8V to 3.3V, high-resolution inductance-to-digital converter for short-range, high-speed, contactless sensing of position, rotation, or motion, the LDC1101 has been introduced by Te

Texas Instruments | 04-09-2015

High-performance SDRAMs for commercial and industrial applications

Solid State Supplies has announced availability of a range of Alliance Memory synchronous DRAM memory chips featuring state-of-the-art silicon from Micron Technology. The devices now in stock are a high-speed, low-voltage 8-Gbit DDR3L SDRAM

Solid State | 03-09-2015

Robust and cost-efficient automotive infotainment networks based on coax

Microchip has announced the industry's first MOST150 coaxial transceiver. Extending the usage of coaxial cabling to powerful automotive infotainment networks based on the latest MOST150 standard, the company's OS82150 device integrates a

Microchip Technology | 02-09-2015

Smart ARM-based low-power 32-bit microcontrollers

Using the low-power microcontrollers use the 32-bit ARM Cortex -M0+ processor, Atmel's ATSAMD1X SMART ARM-based microcontrollers are now stocked by Mouser. The ATSAMD1X range from 14 to 24 pins with up to 16KB flash and 4KB of SRAM. T

Mouser Electronics | 27-08-2015

Digitally-controlled wideband variable-gain amplifier

The Texas Instruments (TI) LMH6401 5GHz wideband, digitally-controlled, variable-gain amplifier (DVGA) is now stocked by Mouser. It is designed for DC to radio frequency (RF), intermediate frequency (IF), and high-speed time-domain applicat

Mouser Electronics | 26-08-2015

Enhanced industrial Ethernet switches feature IEEE 1588-2008 precision protocol

Microchip has added the LAN9353, LAN9354 and LAN9355 three-port, 10/100 Industrial Ethernet switches to its reliable, high-quality, and high-performance portfolio of Ethernet solutions, which includes Ethernet switches, controllers, brid

Microchip Technology | 26-08-2015

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