Industry’s first digital multiphase PWM controllers

November 1, 2016

  Intersil Corporation, a provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced 12 new digital multiphase controllers and a companion smart power stage, including the industry’s first digital solution with an Adaptive Voltage Scaling Bus (AVSBus). The new digital controllers provide up to seven phases assignable in any combination across two outputs, and combine with smart power stages to provide a scalable solution from 10-450A. The result…


Microcontroller offers Bluetooth low energy

October 3, 2016

Mouser Electronics is now stocking the CC1350 SimpleLink ultra-low-power, dual-band wireless microcontroller from Texas Instruments. Part of TI’s CC13xx and CC26xx families of devices, the CC1350 is designed for Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) and features dual-band connectivity that expands the functionality of a sub-1GHz network with Bluetooth low energy (BLE) implementations such as beaconing, over-the-air updates, smart commissioning, remote displays, and more. The device’s long-range connectivity paired with ultra-low…


Secure microcontrollers pass stringent certification requirements

August 25, 2016

Incorporating the MAX32550 DeepCover secure microcontroller from Maxim Integrated Products, the newest security key pad and smart card readers -E200NP and E200CP – from XAC Automation, have successfully passed the stringent PCI-PTS 4.1 certification requirements. For PCI-PTS 4.1 certification, products must pass increased levels of differential power analysis and simple power analysis (DPA/SPA) attack testing. Maxim is the only supplier that provides a cryptographic library with sophisticated algorithm protection means, which…


‘Tough’ MCUs optimized for compact battery-driven industrial equipment

August 25, 2016

LAPIS Semiconductor, a member of the ROHM group, has announced the development of the ML620130 family of 16-bit low power ‘tough’ MCUs, optimized for compact industrial equipment requiring battery drive in noisy environments, featuring superior processing capability with low power consumption. In addition to clearing the ±30kV noise measurement limit, operating voltage has been successfully reduced to 1.6V. Optimizing the operating voltage to an integral multiple of standard nickel metal…


World’s first NFC payment ring powered by Infineon’s contactless security chip

August 23, 2016

Whether at the beach, on the daily jog, or at the gym: from now on, everyone can carry money discreetly on the body. NFCRing has introduced the world’s first EMVCo compliant payment ring based on a contactless security chip from Infineon Technologies. The tiny, water-proof smart wearable works like a contactless payment card. Users can pay by simply holding their finger with the ring closely to any EMVCo contactless-enabled payment…


Mouser Shipping TI Ultra-Low-Power MCUs

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May 11, 2016

Mouser is now stocking the MSP430FR263x/MSP430FR253x mixed-signal microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). These ultra-low power Ferroelectric RAM (FRAM) microcontrollers feature CapTIvate touch technology for buttons, sliders, wheels, and proximity applications. The microcontrollers also include a high-performance 10‑bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) as well as a 32-bit hardware multiplier for math-intensive operations. The microcontrollers are ideal for low-power industrial and consumer products such as thermostats, lighting control, home appliances, personal electronics, and…


Mouser Now Stocking Infineon’s XMC4700 Relax Series Evaluation Kits

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April 1, 2016

Mouser Electronics is now stocking XMC4700 Relax, Relax Kit for 5V Shields, and Relax Lite evaluation kits from Infineon Technologies. These kits are designed to evaluate the capabilities of the XMC4700 microcontroller and Infineon’s free-of-charge, Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE), DAVE. With the XMC4700 Relax, Relax Kit for 5V Shields, and Relax Lite kits, engineers can prototype designs for a variety of industrial and consumer applications, including automation, construction and…


Mouser Shipping Low-Power, High-Performance Atmel SMART SAM D09 MCUs

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March 10, 2016

Mouser Electronics. is now shipping the SMART SAM D09 ARM-Based microcontrollers from Atmel. The SAM D09 is a series of low-power microcontrollers based on a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0+ processor operating at a maximum frequency of 48MHz. The microcontrollers are designed for simple and intuitive migration between SAM D devices with identical peripheral modules, compatible code, and a linear address map. The microcontrollers boast a rich set of peripherals, flexibility, and…


Cypress Simplifies Design of USB-C Hosts, Accessories and Power

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February 18, 2016

Cypress Semiconductor Corp announced availability of a new USB-C controller with Power Delivery (PD) that streamlines the design of USB-C accessories, such as adapter dongles, power adapters and power banks. The new EZ-PD CCG3 controller offers an unparalleled level of integration that minimizes bill-of-material costs and simplifies designs, replacing multiple discrete components with a single-chip solution. The EZ-PD CCG3 controller supports direct 3.3-V to 20-V operation. It integrates independent 20-V…


Mouser Stocking Analog Devices’ ADuCM310 Precision Analog Microcontroller

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February 16, 2016

Mouser Electronics is now shipping the ADuCM310 precision analog microcontroller from Analog Devices. Designed for diagnostic control of tunable laser optical module applications as well as data acquisition and instrumentation, the ADuCM310 is a multidie stack, on-chip system that integrates a 16-bit (14-bit accurate) multichannel successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC), an ARM Cortex-M3 processor, eight voltage output digital-to-analog converters (VDACs), six current output DACs, and flash/EE memory. The…