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Focus oN WirElEss
caliForNia EastErN laBs
meshconnect™ Em357 module for 802.15.4/zigBee™ applications

time to go wireless?

coNNEctBluE
ready-to-go Bluetooth connectivity for iphone and android

DiGi
Digi XBee programmable module

h&D WirElEss
making Wi-Fi connectivity Easy on microcontroller platforms

NorDic sEmicoNDuctor
nrF8001- Bluetooth® low Energy connectivity ic

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June 2010

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Developing Bluetooth low energy products
With a little help, a competent engineer should be able to meet the challenge of implementing a Bluetooth low energy-powered wireless connection

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ordic has developed a family of Bluetooth low energy silicon solutions called µBlue. The first device (the nRF8001) has already been released in sample quantities to developers. To help electronics engineers designing nRF8001-based wireless connectivity, the company has also released the µBlue prototype kit and µBlue Software Development Kit (SDK). This SDK is built around Nordic’s existing nRFgo development platform. nRFgo integrates hardware and software tools to provide easy control of the application processor hardware and software through a graphical user interface in nRFgo studio. Such tools include handling of the data in non-volatile memory, test modes, power control, internal software configuration and more. The µBlue prototype kit comprises a peripheral device based around the µBlue chipset and a proprietary Master emulator that allows the user to develop and test their own Bluetooth low energy Slave device applications. The hardware platform of the peripheral device is the nRFgo motherboard (nRF6310) that can be used for any product in the company’s transceiver families (either proprietary or Bluetooth low energy).

Consequently, existing customers will find working with µBlue chips easier as the development environment is familiar, while new customers will benefit from a market-proven development environment. The nRFgo motherboard offers external access to the connected device pins as well as simple interfaces such as buttons, LEDs, a UART or even an additional display allowing designers to implement their targeted end-product user interfaces. The nRF2735 daughterboard (plugged on top of the nRF6310) offers an application processor, Nordic’s nRF8200, which executes the peripheral device customer application (the nRF8001 µBlue chip doesn’t include an onboard microprocessor, reducing size, cost and power consumption, and allowing the developer to select their own choice of microprocessor). While the nRF8200 is based on a cost-effective 8051 microprocessor, manufacturers can use their own choice of microprocessor if preferred. A µBlue module (nRF2731) is then plugged on top of the nRF2735 and incorporates the nRF8001 µBlue chip. The device is connected to the application processor through an SPI interface (widely available on most microprocessors on the market

Watches are a target application for Bluetooth low energy wireless technology. (Courtesy: Bluetooth SIG/Samsung)

and offering fast data transfer capabilities). (See figure 1.) Developers wishing to use their own choice of application processor have the option to connect this module directly to their own development environment as well. The two connectors on the nRF2731 are standard 10-pin connectors; one is dedicated to the nRF In System Programmer (ISP) that enables Flash memory programming, the other is dedicated to the application processor SPI interface. (If the selected application processor doesn’t offer an SPI interface it’s still possible to use a ‘bit-banging’ technique to connect to the µBlue chip. The µBlue SDK includes

C language source code for an application processor to handle an SPI connection using bit-banging, allowing even the least expensive processor to be connected to the µBlue chip. A fAmiliAr environment The nRF2739 master emulator platform offers a fully functional Bluetooth low energy Master device and complements the peripheral device. The master emulator is controlled through a USB connection to a computer. (See figure 2.) The development tools allow the engineer to tune some specific parameters of the Bluetooth low energy specification in order to

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“ Existing customers will find working with µBlue chips easier as the development environment is familiar, while new customers will benefit from market-proven tools”

adapt the Master device’s behavior to suit the end product. For example, while the connection interval, slave latency and supervision timeout are set by the Master device they will directly impact the Slave device data transfer rate and power consumption (in addition these parameters determine reactivity to a link loss). With power consumption the critical concern for Bluetooth low energy devices, this tool allows the designer to anticipate worst-case scenarios that could come from a demanding Master application. Software development is based on the Keil™ IDE; Keil’s product is available for most widely deployed microprocessors. By basing its device software development on the Keil tool suite, Nordic is providing developers with a familiar environment. Moreover, this allows the re-use of Nordic sample applications source code, and the modification or merger of this code with any code the developer has written previously. All source code is in C language and structured so that application processor architecture-specific routines are independent from the main application code. It is therefore easy to port the code to an application processor other than the nRF8200, as only these architecture specific (hardware abstraction) routines have to be modified to suit the selected processor.

The nRF8001 integrates a qualified Bluetooth low energy software stack including Host and Link Layers. The (upper layer) Profiles reside on the application processor, but are downloaded to the nRF8001 before runtime. The nRF8001 is then controlled through a simple software interface. This interface is designed to simplify the complex Bluetooth low energy specification details, removing the burden of acquiring intimate knowledge of the Bluetooth low energy specification from developers. Consequently, profiles can thus be developed and tested rapidly without any errors caused by a misunderstanding of the Bluetooth low energy Host specification. Because there is no possibility that the application software can corrupt the pre-qualified Nordic software stack (running on the nRF8001), the Qualification process is much simplified.

Figure 2: A master emulator platform offers a fully functional Bluetooth low energy Master device and is controlled through a USB connection to a computer

Supplied with profileS The µBlue SDK is supplied complete with Bluetooth low energy Profiles developed by Nordic. The full source code and binary files are delivered with the SDK so it’s possible to easily test the Bluetooth low energy capabilities of µBlue right “out-ofthe-box”. Any new Profile will appear through a Service Discovery tool. Developers can use this tool to read or write data and check the correct behavior of their Slave product.

The µBlue prototype kit offers complete hardware and software suites to enable immediate testing of Nordic’s µBlue Bluetooth low energy solution. Developers can re-use well-known tools, either from Nordic or from other suppliers, to quickly integrate µBlue in their system solution and write new applications by using extensive source code and manuals delivered in the kit. Although RF design will never be trivial, with the µBlue prototype kit, access to the exciting world of interoperable ULP wireless connectivity is much less of a challenge.

Figure 1: The µBlue prototype development kit comprises an nRFgo motherboard, daughterboard (including an application processor) and µBlue module (including Bluetooth low energy transceiver)

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Wireless Offering Matrix
Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) 3G 10km n/a FHSS Mesh n/a Cellular Network n/a n/a n/a Cellular (2G/2.5G/ 3G)

Network Types

Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)

Technology / Standard Wi-Fi 802.11g Z-Wave 30m 900 MHz GFSK Mesh BPSK 868/928MHz OPSK 2.4GHz 2.4 GHz 70 - 300m ZigBee 802.15.4 100m 2.4 GHz OFDM IP & P2P IP & P2P Various P2P Star Star DSSS GFSK Adaptive FHSS GFSK GFSK 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz 100m 10m 3m 10m 10m Wi-Fi 802.11n Classic Bluetooth Proprietary ISM

Wi-Fi 802.11a

Wi-Fi 802.11b

Adaptive Network Tech (ANT)

Bluetooth Low Energy

Proprietary ISM

2.5G/3G Cellular Network n/a n/a n/a

Range

100m

100m

Frequency Range

5.8 GHz

2.4 GHz

Modulation Scheme

OFDM

DSSS with CCK

Topology and Routing

IP & P2P

IP & P2P

Adapters

Modules

SiP

Adapters

Modules

SiP

Adapters

Industrial Bridges SiP

Modules

Adapters Modules SiP

Modules

Single Chip Solution TBA

Adapters Modules

Network Platform / Access Point Single Chip Solution

Single Chip Solution

Single Chip Solution

Adapters

Modules

Modems

Adapters

Gateways

Modules

Serial Data Modem

Transceivers

Access Points

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ZICM357P2-1 The MeshConnect EM357 Module
Designed for Smart Energy Wireless Control, the on board flash memory extension enables over the air programming, allowing customers to field units now and upgrade to Smart Energy 2.0 (and subsequent releases) when they become available.
The MeshConnect™ EM357 module (ZICM357P2) is based on the Ember EM357 system on chip (SoC). The module includes a high performance Renesas power amplifier that increases power out to +20 dBm, making it one of the most powerful modules on the market. With its 120 dB link budget, the module provides range up to 2.5 miles, ensuring reliable transmission even in harsh environments and reducing the number of nodes needed in the network. The increased output power also provides better interior penetration from devices installed outside the home such as smart meters that need to connect to devices inside the home. The MeshConnect EM357 module also integrates 1 MB of flash memory which enables over-theair programming updates in the field. The MeshConnect EM357 module is compliant with ZigBee Alliance specifications and IEEE 802.15.4, making it applicable for all ZigBee applications and profiles. The EM357 SoC IC consists of an RF transceiver with a baseband modem, a hardwired MAC and an embedded 32-bit ARM® Cortex™M3 microcontroller with internal RAM (12kB) and flash (192kB) memory. It also provides numerous general-purpose I/O pins and peripheral functions such as timers and UARTs enabling customers to access a rich mix of onchip functionality. A complete development kit is available including evaluation boards, software tools, and cables which help engineering staff quickly develop their end product. See page 12 for more details.

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FEATURES:
 Transmit Power: +20 dBm  1MB integrated Flash memory for over the air program updates  Sensitivity: - 100 dBm  RF link budget: up to +120 dB  Range: up to 2.5 miles  Network Speed: 250Kbps  16 RF channels  Inverted-F PCB antenna with Optional U.FL external Antenna  Advanced Power Management Scheme w/ Deep Sleep Mode  Integrated MCU functionality:
 32-bit ARM® Cortex™-M3  to 23 GPIO Pins Up  192KB Flash; 12KB RAM  Master / Slave, TWI, UART SPI  Timers, Serial Wire / JTAG Interface  5-channel, 14-bit ADC

BENEFITS:
 High RF performance:
 to 120 dB RF Link Budget Up  Sensitivity: -100 dBm RX  TX Power: +20 dBm RF

APPLICATIONS:
 Smart Energy / Grid Markets  In home Demand Response devices
 Thermostats  shed devices Load  Security Devices  Lighting control  Displays  Energy Management  HVAC control

 Software support: EmberZNet PRO™ (ZigBee PRO)  Mesh, point-to-point, and point-to-multipoint networks

 1MB additional flash for Over-The-Air programming  Enables easy upgrade to Smart Energy 2.0  +120 dB RF link budget  Range up to 2.5 miles

 Building automation and control  General ZigBee wireless sensor networking

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Ready-to-go Bluetooth Connectivity for iPhone and Android
connectBlue has made available unique Bluetooth capabilities for Apple iPhone/iPod touch/iPad or Android devices in industrial and medical applications. Though highly soughtafter in these applications, wireless connectivity between an iPhone/iPad and a device/ vehicle/instrument has been cumbersome to implement. connectBlue has developed a solution for this situations. connectBlue has developed a unique firmware that takes care of the Apple Accessory protocol that the iPhone/ iPad/iPod touch demands for the Bluetooth wireless connection. connectBlue has also simplified the need for the specific Apple authentication co-processor by connecting the co-processor directly to the connectBlue Bluetooth module.

FEATURES:
 Embedded Bluetooth stack (SPP, PAN)  Customer developed embedded applications  Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Qualified as End Product  Bluetooth 3.0 prepared via firmware upgrade
The new connectBlue Bluetooth module OBS414 has the Apple authentication co-processor as well as the Apple Accessory Protocol integrated in the module.

 High Speed UART (IO via special firmware)  Very high throughput and low latency  Easy configuration by AT commands  Radio type approved for Europe, US and Canada  Compliant with EMC, Safety and Medical standards  connectBlue Low Emission Mode™  Wireless Multidrop™ with up to 3 slaves  Extended Data Mode™ for separated multipoint data channels  Internal or external antenna  Industrial and Automotive temperature range -30°C to +85°C  iPhone/iPad/iPod touch and Android connectivity

The connectBlue Bluetooth module OBS411 has support for external Apple authentication co-processor connected to the OBS411 module as well as the Apple Accessory Protocol integrated in the module.

BENEFITS:
 Immediate and seamless Bluetooth connectivity in Apple iPhone/ iPod touch/iPad and Android devices  Radio type approved and Bluetooth Qualified – Short time to market  Compatible with future connectBlue modules – Safe investment  Compatible with other connectBlue modules (802.11 and 802.15.4) – one design, multiple radios  Easy to use AT command set for configuration and control – Easy to design in

The connectBlue Bluetooth module OBS411 has support for external Apple authentication co-processor connected to the host system via I2C or SPI.

APPLICATIONS:
 Industrial applications  Medical applications

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XBP24BZ7PITB001- Digi XBee Programmable Module
Create sensor monitoring applications on a high performance ZigBee module without risking RF performance or adding an additional microprocessor.
By separating the radio functionality from the on-module microprocessor, the XBee ZigBee Programmable module creates space for custom software applications without affecting wireless performance or security. This is especially valuable in sensor monitoring applications where logic control and high-volume deployments require a programmable and cost-effective solution.

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FEATURES:
 XBee-PRO ZB Programmable versions using CodeWarrior® development tools allow for easy customization
 microprocessor brings intelligence to devices 8-bit

BENEFITS:
 Adding intelligence to a remote end device with 32K programmable memory  Common XBee footprint for a variety of RF modules  Multiple antenna options available within the XBee Programmable family

 ZigBee mesh networking protocol
 Remote firmware updates  Self-healing and discovery for network stability

APPLICATIONS:
 Building Automation
 Sensor Monitoring  Lighting Control

 Little or no configuration needed for out-of-the-box RF communications  Interoperability with ZigBee compliant devices*
*Interoperability requires the ZigBee Feature Set or ZigBee PRO Feature Set to be deployed on all devices. Contact Digi Support for details.

 Energy Applications
 Smart Energy – Smart Home  Meter Reading  Farm Monitoring Solar

Building Automation / Environmental Control Application

Lighting Control application (XBee + XBee Routers & Gateway)

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Making Wi-Fi Connectivity easy on Microcontroller platforms for Smart Home applications!
The SPB800 solution removes the need for Wi-Fi drivers, IP-stack and security protocols on the host CPU. The solution offers immediate wireless connectivity to the Internet or a local area network for any devices supporting a UART and RS-232 interface.
Select Wi-Fi usage for Your Application: The SPB800 solution offers immediate wireless connectivity to the Internet or a local area network for any devices supporting a UART and RS-232 interface. The SPB800 includes a low power, high performance 32-bit Microcontroller unit and ultra low power Wi-Fi. SPB800 operates in two different modes: Serial or API driver mode. API Driver Mode – oWL© Pico Add Wi-Fi and network capabilities with H&D Wireless oWL Pico API (2kB) to develop network applications without the need for Wi-Fi drivers, IP-stack and security protocols on host CPU. Application example: Home / Industry automation, Smart Home applications Serial Mode – UART to Wi-Fi Add Wi-Fi with no changes to the host CPU, eg. to Retrofit Existing applications and/or New. Application example: heating pumps, industry scales, medical equipment, industry control tools

FEATURES:
 Fully integrated Wi-Fi HW and Wi-Fi MAC  Fully compliant with IEEE WLAN 802.11b/g  Allows any Microcontroller/CPU with UART interface to access the Wi-Fi network for accessing a LAN or Internet.  Full IP-stack included  Security and Hardware encryption accelerator up to 128 bit  UART interface  Data Rates: 1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 54Mbps  Wi-Fi SDK oWL© Pico.  Web server reference designs available for download  High RF output TX power and RX sensitivity  Delivered fully tested and calibrated  FCC/CE approved  Completely integrated RF parts including the internal antenna  Option for external antenna connector  Supply voltage 3.3V

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BENEFITS:
 Immediate Wi-Fi connectivity in serial-port to Wi-Fi mode (no programming at all).  Develop and test your application on a Linux host before you go on your MCU target (8,16 or 32bit) with HDA800 Starter Kit!  H&D Wireless oWL© Pico API is only dependent on the UART interface, the application will be supported on the target platform with almost no extra work  Explore and evaluate the oWL© Pico reference designs :
 HTTP server  TTCP server/client  client NTP

APPLICATIONS:
Energy Control  Automatic Meter Reading  Sensor networks  Smart Home control devices Fitness & Healthcare  Fitness equipment  Wi-Fi scales  Remote Patient monitoring

Block Diagram SPB800 WLAN Module

Industrial Control  Sensor for fire, smoke and gas alarms  Pressure, temperature and level sensing  Security systems  Industry automation

The H&D Wireless SDK oWL©
provides an easy programmable interface!

Start developing your application with the SPB800 – starter Kit (Order# HDA800)
The HDA800 is the Starter kit for the SPB800 WLAN Module solution. The HDA800 Kit is your engine to develop Your Wi-Fi Application!

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H&D Wireless AB, official Atmel Wi-Fi partner

nRF8001- Bluetooth Low Energy Connectivity IC
Nordic Semiconductor has launched its first μBlue™ chip – the industry's lowest power complete Bluetooth® low energy solution
The nRF8001 is a highly integrated singlechip Bluetooth® low energy connectivity IC. It integrates a fully qualified Bluetooth v4.0 low energy compliant Radio, Link Layer and Host stack and features a simple serial interface supporting a wide range of external application microcontrollers. With peak current as low as 12.5mA and average currents as down to 12µA (for 1s connection intervals), the nRF8001 enables battery lifetimes of months to years on a single coin cell. The nRF8001 is a fully qualified Bluetooth v4.0 low energy design and combine the Radio, Link Layer and Host into one EPL (End Product Listing), enabling designers to easily create new Bluetooth end products without additional listing fees. The nRF8001 is specifically designed for Bluetooth low energy application that operates in the Peripheral (Slave) role. The on-chip Link Layer and Host stack includes support for Peripheral GAP role, client, server and security. In addition to best-in class power consumption, the nRF8001 features an ADC for battery level monitoring, a low tolerance 32kHz RC oscillator that eliminate the need for an external 32kHz crystal and a 16MHz crystal oscillator supporting low cost 16MHz crystals. The chip also integrates two voltage regulators, a linear voltage regulator providing a 1.9 to 3.6V supply range and a DC/DC voltage regulator that when enabled cut current consumption by up to 20% when operating on a 3V cell. The nRF8001 is available in a 32-pin 5x5mm QFN package.

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FEATURES:
 Fully qualified Bluetooth® v4.0 low energy Connectivity IC with integrated Radio, Link Layer and Host stack  Cost optimized solution for Peripheral (Slave) role operation  Best-in class power consumption enabling up months to years of battery lifetime on standard CR2032 cells  On-chip DC/DC regulator enabling up to 20% peak current reduction for 3V cells  Fully integrated low tolerance 32kHz RC oscillator eliminating the need for external 32kHz crystals  Simple serial interface (ACI) supporting a range of different external application microcontrollers

APPLICATIONS:
      Mobile phone accessories Proximity tags and watches Sports, fitness and healthcare sensors PC Peripherals Consumer Electronic remote controls Home and industrial automation

DEVELOPMENT TOOLS:
A development kit, the nRF8001-DK, which is based on Nordic’s established nRFgo development and evaluation platform, accompanies the nRF8001. The nRF8001-DK allows design engineers to immediately test, develop and evaluate their target application using the nRF8001. The nRF8001 is the first in a series of Nordic Semiconductor Bluetooth low energy solutions based on a single chip architecture integrating radio, baseband, and microcontroller with embedded Bluetooth low energy software stacks fully compliant with Bluetooth v4.0. By providing a complete solution, the µBlue™ family will significantly ease the effort and cost for manufacturers to make Bluetooth low energy wireless-enabled products. A high level of integration, tiny chip size, and low external component count makes µBlue™ ideal for size-constrained applications like watches and wearable sensors. µBlue™ will also be made available in a number of targeted application variants to suit the specific requirements of products in various market segments. µBlue™ expands the range of application areas where manufacturers can take advantage of Bluetooth wireless connectivity as well as deliver an improved user experience in existing applications. Unlike existing Bluetooth wireless technology, µBlue™ will support applications that use small batteries such as CR2032 coin cells, and will deliver months to years of battery lifetime. In addition, some applications that use Classic Bluetooth today – such as Bluetooth-enabled watches and remote controls - will benefit on both battery lifetime and cost by migrating to µBlue™ Bluetooth low energy wireless technology.

The nRF8001 development kit enables design engineers to rapidly deploy the nRF8001 in their target application

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MeshConnect EM357 Module Evaluation Kit
CEL's MeshConnect Development Kit assists users in both evaluation and development. As a stand-alone radio system, the kit allows users to place the modules into the target environment and evaluate performance on-site. The Development Kit also serves as an invaluable aid in application development. Through the many interface headers on the board, the user has access to all of the MeshConnect module pins, enabling easy connection to target systems for application development. The interface board features a serial communication interface, a power management module, and peripherals such as a buzzer, a temperature sensor, push-button switches, LEDs, and GPIO headers.

Kit Contents:
    Evaluation Boards w/Module (2) USB Cables (1) AA Batteries (4) Software & Technical Information CD (1)

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Order Number
ZICM357P2-KIT1-1

Description
+20 dBm Engineering Development Kit

Price
$429

XBee PRO ZB Programmable Development Kit
Designed for developers who need/want a safe place to put application code, this kit showcases Digi's Programmable XBee—the first programmable ZigBee module that separates application code from RF code.

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Order Number
XBP24BZ7B-DK

Description
XBee-PRO ZB Programmable Dev Kit (Americas & Australia)

Price
$399

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HDA800 - SPB800 Serial to Wi-Fi Bridge 802.11b/g Starter Kit
The HDA800 is the EVK for the SPB800 WLAN Module solution. SPB800 is a complete Serial to Wi-Fi module. The solution offers immediate wireless connectivity to the Internet or a local area network for any devices supporting a UART and RS-232 interface. The SPB800 includes a low power, high performance 32-bit Microcontroller unit and ultra low power Wi-Fi. SPB800 operates in two different modes: Serial or API driver mode. The HDA800 Kit is your engine to develop Your Wi-Fi Application!

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Kit Contents:
 SPB800E- SPB800 WLAN module, mounted on a test board with 10-pin socket and status LED’s (1)  Evaluation board with serial and USB support (1)  USB memory stick with documentation, user guides, reference SW and complete turnkey software package (1)  USB cable (1)
Development tools and documentation is updated frequently. Please visit the Wiki page for oWL pico at: http://pico.hd-wireless.se and www.hd-wireless.se/development kits

Order Number
HDA800

Description
SPB800 Serial to Wi-Fi Bridge 802.11b/g Starter Kit

Price
$250

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Digital ChipCorder Tools ISD15D00/ISD3800
Nuvoton’s ISD-ES_Mini_USB and the ISD-DEMO15D00 boards make a complete evaluation kit. The ISD-DEMO15D00 connects directly to the ISD-ES_Mini_USB programmer for custom programming of on board flash. Contains all necessary signals to be used as prototype board in customer’s applications board. The Evaluation board is controlled via USB cable. The on board Nuvoton W681308 USB Audio controller acts as an SPI /I2C & I2S interface between the PC Software GUI and the SD15D00/ ISD3800 digital Chipcorder. The application software that sends command and control via USB. Power is normally provided by USB.
ISD-DEMO15D00

The ISD15D00 VPE application software is powerful and easy to use GUI software which enables the users to control the Nuvoton ISD3800/3900 voice/ audio playback IC. It aids system designers to develop software for their system’s microcontroller by importing the register map’s saved file after they are satisfied with their desired configurations.

Kit Contents:
ISD-ES_Mini_USB Both the ISD-DEMO15D00 and the ISD-ES_Mini_USB need to be ordered to make a complete evaluation kit.

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ISD-ES_Mini_USB programmer ISD-DEMO15D00 demo board User’s quick set up Guide Instruction where to down load the ISD15D00 VPE Application software
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Order Number
ISD-ES_Mini_USB ISD-DEMO15D00

Description
USB Programmer Evaluation Board

Price
$11.43 $14.29

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iNEMO: iNErtial MOdule V2 Demonstration Board
The STEVAL-MKI062V2 is the second generation of the iNEMO™ module family. It combines accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers with pressure and temperature sensors to provide 3-axis sensing of linear, angular and magnetic motion, complemented with temperature and barometer/altitude readings, representing the new ST 10-DOF (degrees of freedom) platform. Based on the previous version, the STEVALMKI062V2 represents another step forward in miniaturization, integrating five ST sensors: a 2- axis roll-and-pitch gyroscope, a 1-axis yaw gyroscope, a 6-axis geomagnetic module, a pressure sensor and a temperature sensor. This 10-DOF inertial system represents a complete hardware platform which can be used in numerous applications such as virtual reality, augmented reality, image stabilization, human machine interfaces and robotics. A complete set of communication interfaces with various power supply options in a small-size form factor (4 x 4 cm) make iNEMO V2 a flexible and open demonstration platform. To aid in user development and analysis, the STEVAL-MKI062V2 demonstration kit includes a PC GUI for sensor output display and a firmware library to facilitate the use of the demonstration board features.

Features:
 Two power supply options: power connector, USB connector  STM32F103RE: high-density performance line ARM-based 32-bit MCU with 256 to 512 kB Flash, USB, CAN, 11 timers, 3 ADCs and 13 communication interfaces  LPR430AL: 2-axis gyro (roll, pitch) 300°/s full scale with analog output and optional additional filters  LY330ALH: yaw-axis gyro 300°/s full scale with analog output and optional additional filters  LSM303DLH: 6-axis geomagnetic module: ±2 g / ±4 g / ±8 g linear acceleration full scale, magnetic field configurable full scale ±1.3 to ± 8.1 Gauss (max), I2C digital output  LPS001DL: pressure sensor 300-1100 mbar absolute full scale with I2C digital output and barometer  STLM75: temperature sensor with –55 to +125°C range and I2C digital interface  Extended connector for wireless connectivity  MicroSD™ card slot  COM connector with RTS and CTS signals  USB 2.0 full speed connection  Reset button  User LED and button  RoHS Compliant

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Order Number
STEVAL-MKI062V2

Description
iNEMO: iNErtial MOdule V2 demonstration board based on MEMS sensors and the STM32F103RE

Price
$249

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Gennum’s 3G-SDI Solutions
AU D I Audio D EO O / VI / Video
Gennum offers the most comprehensive, end-to-end portfolio of broadcast video solutions with a commitment towards unmatched performance and signal integrity.
Enabling the Next Generation of Broadcast Video Equipment Gennum’s award winning portfolio of professional and broadcast solutions includes Equalizers, Reclockers, Cable Drivers, Serializers/Deserializers, Timing and Clock Cleaners and Video Optical modules. Featured in this publication are the Serial Routing and Distribution (SRD) products. What is Driving the 3G-SDI Adoption  Improved jitter attenuation and improved jitter margins mean that there is more tolerance for cascaded SDI signals.  Longer cable distances using coaxial cables means less need to install fiber optics to go the longer distances.  Better performance even at lower data rates, 3G can deliver longer cable lengths and reduced bit error rates.  Improved system reliability with 3G covering both SD/HD data rates then there is a far simplified plant design with less mix of components.

FEATURES:
3G-SDI Equalizers....GS2984, GS2964 GS2993 & GS29294  SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 344M and SMPTE 259M compliant  Supports date rates from 143Mbps to 2.97Gbps and DVB-ASI at 270Mbps  Manual bypass for low data rates with slow rise/fall times  50 ohm differential outputs support DC coupling to 3.3V and 2.5V CML logic  DC coupling to 2.5V on GS2984 and down to 1.2V on GS2993/GS2994  0 to 6dB gain boost pin on GS2984, GS2993 & GS2994  Single 3.3V supply  Temperature range -40 to +85 deg.C  16 pin QFN package (4x4mm) for GS2984 & GS2994  24 pin QFN package (4x4mm) for GS2993  GS2984 power consumption is typically 195mW  GS2964 power consumption is typically 215mW  GS2993 & GS2994 power consumption typically 165mW  GS2984, GS2994 and GS2993 typical equalized length of Belden 1694A cable:
 140m at 3G data rates with 0.3UI max output jitter  200m at HD data rates with 0.3UI max output jitter  400m at SD data rates

BENEFITS:
3G-SDI Equalizer Benefits  Industry’s lowest output jitter adaptive cable driver and all guaranteed over production testing  Extended temperature range of -40 to +85 deg.C  Low power consumption at SD/HD/3G data rates  Long cable reach at 3G data rates of 140m @ 0.3UI max output jitter  0-6dB gain boost pin is unique to the GS2984 and helps to compensate for 6dB flat attenuation  DC coupling on the high speed serial outputs to seamlessly interface with other devices (eg., FPGAs) operating from power supplies as low as 1.2V  Voltage programmable carrier detect threshold to mute the serial output when a specified connected cable length is exceeded – ideal to distinguish between low amplitude SDI signals and noise at the input  Bypass control pin means no equalization or DC restoration will take place and the input signal goes straight through to the output  Power reduction can be achieved using an output driver power supply between 1.2V and 3.3V  GS2984, GS2964 and GS2994 are all footprint compatible with GS2974A/B and GS1574A

 GS2964 typical equalized length of Belden 1694A cable:
 100m at 3G data rates with 0.35UI max output jitter  130m at HD data rates with 0.25UI max output jitter  170m at SD data rates

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FEATURES:
3G-SDI Reclockers..........GS2985, GS2986 and GS2965  SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 344M and SMPTE 259M compliant  Supports data rates of 270Mbps, 1483.5Mbps, 1485Mbps, 2967Mbps, 2970Mbps & DVB-ASI at 270Mbps  Auto and Manual Modes for data rate selection  SD/HD indication O/P to control GS2978 cable driver (or the new GS2988 cable driver soon to be released)  4:1 input multiplexer on GS2985 and GS2986  2:1 input multiplexer on GS2965  Dual reclocked data outputs or one data output and one recovered clock output  Loss of Signal (LOS) & Lock Detect outputs  On-chip Input and Output termination  Mute, Bypass and Auto bypass functions  Selectable 400mVpp or 800mVpp output swings  27MHz crystal with cascadable buffer to support multiple reclockers from single crystal  4 wire SPI interface for device configuration and monitoring  Input equalization and output de-emphasis settings to compensate for board trace dielectric losses  Supply voltages of 3.3V or 2.5V  Power consumption typically 180mW at 3G data rates and at 2.5V for all three variations  Temperature range -40 to +85 deg.C  64 pin QFN package (9x9mm) for GS2985  40 pin QFN package (6x6mm) for GS2986  32 pin QFN package (5x5mm) for GS2965

BENEFITS:
3G-SDI Reclocker Benefits  Far lower output jitter in all SD/HD/3G data rates when compared to other industry offerings  Very low power consumption and support for a 27MHz crystal reference  4-wire SPI interface for configuration and monitoring of multiple GS29xx’s being daisy chained together  Extended temperature range of -40 to +85 deg.C  Output de-emphasis to compensate for pcb trace dielectric losses  Up to 40 inches of FR4 trace loss is supported on the inputs and 20 inches on the outputs  2.5V supply voltage option

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FEATURES:
3G-SDI Multi-Slew Rate Cable Drivers.....GS2988 and GS2989  SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 344M and SMPTE 259M compliant  Capable of driving data rates up to 2.97Gbps  GS2988 offers dual 75 ohm coaxial cable driving outputs with selectable slew rate to meet SMPTE compliance standards  GS2989 offers four coaxial cable driving outputs  Maximum output swing voltage of 1800mV  Input trace equalization and output signal presence  No external biasing resistors required at the inputs  Supply voltages of 2.5V or 3.3V  Both in 16 pin QFN package (4x4mm)  Temperature range -40 to +85 deg.C  Based on recommended board layout, Output Return Loss (ORL) is -20dB at HD data rates & -12dB at 3G data rates  GS2988 is a slot in replacement for GS1578A, GS9077 and GS2978  GS2988 typical power consumption is 125mW at 2.5V supply and at 3G data rates with all outputs enabled  GS2989 typical power consumption is 220mW at 2.5V supply and at 3G data rates with all outputs enabled.

BENEFITS:
3G-SDI Cable Driver Benefits  Low output jitter and power consumption compared to other industry offerings  Input trace equalization supports up to 10 inches of FR4 trace loss  Output signal presence indicates whether an active signal is present at the outputs of the GS298x  A disable pin powers down the output drivers leaving them in a high impedance output state - saves more power  Extended temperature range of -40 to +85 deg.C  Wide voltage output swing of 1.8Vpp

APPLICATIONS:
3G-SDI End Applications  Routers  Distribution Amplifiers (DAs)  Camera Control Units  Multiviewers  Production Switchers  Master Control Switchers  VTRs  Video Servers  Encoders/Decoders  Up/Down/Cross Converters  Test and Measurement Equipment
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Tiger™ (VSC7480) Carrier Ethernet Switch Engine
D ATAC OM
Scalable Layer-3 Routing, VPN and MPLS Device Enables Cost-Effective L2 and L3 Service Delivery Platforms.
Tiger (VSC7480) is a feature-rich, high-performance IP/Ethernet switch/ router designed for the next-generation of Carrier Ethernet networks. The VSC7480 integrates Layer-2 to Layer-4 packet processing and an advanced traffic manager. It incorporates several security features such as private VLAN support, IP guard support, and CPU traffic protection. Complementing Vitesse’s previously announced Jaguar™, LynX™, and Caracal™ switch engine solutions for Carrier access and mobile edge applications, Tiger is ideal for scalable service and backhaul aggregation, cloud computing, video, smart-grid, IPTV, IP routing, optical line termination and gateway applications. It supports hardware-based IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack routing, MPLS switching, various IP/MPLS tunneling, L2/L3 VPN, and native high-performance multicast. The VSC7480 provides wirespeed 150 Mbps packet processing and hierarchical Quality of Service (HQoS) capabilities. It supports bandwidth provisioning functions with an advanced flow classifier and optional memory interfaces for table extension. The services definition is very flexible, and can expand up to 64K with 512K MAC addresses or IP routes. The VSC7480 supports different port combinations through the use of its 48 x 1 GbE/2.5 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE, and additional 4 x 10 GbE interfaces. The VSC7480 device includes several traffic analysis features such as MPLS label and EXP-based statistics, per-queue drop and de-queue statistics, and up to 256K ingress and egress flow statistics. The VSC7480 device is available in a 1520-pin flip chip ball grid array package. It comes with an advanced SW stack to make integration easier and time-to-market shorter.

FEATURES:
 L2 Switching  Hardware-based Synchronous Ethernet, IEEE 1588 timing  Ethernet OAM (802.3ag, Y.1731)  Low power, high integration  Wire speed protocol handling & deep packet inspection  Connection oriented switching  Linear and ring protection  Fast reroute

BENEFITS:
 Single chip solution for 48x1G+4x10G or 8x10G configurations  Supports all metro Ethernet applications (triple play, L2/L3 VPN, mobile backhaul, etc.)  Specifically designed with a rich set of advanced Service Provider features  Supports critical functions for L3 networks, such as HQoS  Allows creation of guaranteed SLAs needed in Carrier applications

APPLICATIONS:
 Carrier Ethernet switch routers  Triple play (IPTV, VoIP)  Mobile backhaul  L2/L3 VPN  Packet transport

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ISD15D00/IS3800 ChipCorder
New ISD15D00/IS3800 ChipCorder Delivers Power, Low BOM, AEC-Q100 Compliance Industry’s Lowest-Cost Voice/Audio IC for Wide Range of Playback Applications in Automotive, Medical, Industrial Markets.
Nuvoton's ISD3800/ISD15D00 is a digital ChipCorder® featuring digital compression, comprehensive memory management, and integrated analog/digital audio signal paths. The ISD3800 utilizes serial flash memory to provide non-volatile audio playback for a two-chip solution. The ISD3800/15D00 provides an I 2S digital audio interface, faster digital programming, higher sampling frequency, and a signal path with 80 dB SNR. They are ideal solutions for adding voice prompts, alerts, interactive menus, and voice memos to consumer, industrial and security products. Available pre-recording services make it easy to add voice to system design.

FEATURES:
 2.7 ~ 5.5V  Built-in 3V regulator for SPI Flash  BTL/PWM w/1W@5V, 8 Ohm  AUXOUT: single-ended output  Sampling frequency up to 48KHz  32/44.1/48kHz playback via I2S  Digital audio read/write via SPI  Internal oscillator  Configurable GPIOs, I2S, or wake-up from power down to execute designated Voice Macro  Programmable registers and SPI commands for custom scenario

APPLICATIONS:
Novelties  Giveaways  Talking Key Chains  Photo frames  Recording Pens  Greeting cards  Audio Logo Toys Automotive*  Remote keyless entry  Door chimes  Radar detectors Industrial  Warning signals  Vending machines  Bus/metro announcement system  Audio feedback in touch panels Sample Rate (kHz)
Up to 48khz Up to 48khz *In automotive applications, the device can provide audio-quality voice playback to vehicles’ entertainment, traffic-information and warning systems. (The ISD15D00 adheres to the Automotive Electronics Council’s strict AEC-Q100 strict stress-test qualification for electronics.)

Home Appliances  Refrigerators  Microwaves Security  Residential home security panel  Smoke detectors  Fire alarms Medical  AED (Automated External Defibrillator  Glucose meter  Blood pressure meter

BENEFITS:
 Highest quality in voice record and playback for embedded and standalone applications  Voice band design for effi cient speech capture  Unique approach avoids cost and complexity of DSP based solutions  Voice record and playback system on a single chip  To off load CPU time in a system by 30% to 40%  Analog circuit elements for complete system design  No need to change Microcontroller software Product Series
ISD15D00 ISD3800

Part No.
ISD15D00 ISD3800

Duration
0*** 0***

Package Option
LQFP 48 QFN 32 LQFP 48

Temperature Options
Industrial AEC-Q100 Industrial

Status*
P P

RoHS
Y Y

Development Tools
ISD-ES15D00-USB ISD-ES_Mini_USB ISD-ES15D00-USB ISD-ES_Mini_USB

Datasheet
Available Available

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12A Analog Pico DLynx™: Non-Isolated DC-DC Power Modules
Lineage Power's new DOSA-based DLynx™ family of nonisolated POL DC-DC converters reduce risk & accelerate new product design schedules with backwards-compatible digital & analog solutions.
Lineage Power has been providing high efficiency, reliable power to the communications industry for nearly 100 years based on our Bell Labs heritage. Today, we are changing the landscape in DC-DC power conversion with the Lineage Power® DLynx™ family of DC-DC Point-of-Load (POL) non-isolated converters. The DLynx portfolio offers DOSA-based digital and analog versions to efficiently power silicon devices such as processors and memory devices on circuit boards. The digital DLynx can operate in the absence of digital communication reducing risk and simplifying design. The 12A Pico DLynx (12mmx12mm) delivers an industry-leading module density of 8.1A/cm2 complemented by the space/capacitance-saving Tunable Loop™ technology. Integrated digital with an industry-standard PMBus™ interface further reduces board area enabling more compact and cost effective system solutions while optimizing energy efficiency to lower total cost of ownership (TCO). As part of the Lineage Power Total Efficiency™ architecture, DLynx modules deliver efficiency of 96 percent and are priced lower than conventional analog POLs to encourage rapid industry adoption. Each member of the DLynx portfolio conserves space, lowers cost, reduces development time and avoids risk while delivering proven quality. Lineage POLs demonstrate reliability measured in billions of hours.

BENEFITS:
 Reliability & density  Standards-based DOSA™ footprint in a nestable and modular design  Dual offering - both digital & analog versions  Tunable Loop™ optimizes cost, performance, and board real estate  PMBus™ compliant digital configuration, communication & control  Wide input range of 3-14VDC  Total Efficiency™ architecture  Backwards compatible  High efficiency and exceptional thermal performance (LGA)  Lower Cost (5% - 10% lower than current analog solutions)

PDT012A0X43-SR & PVX012A0X3-SRZ FEATURES:
 Compliant to RoHS EU Directive 2002/95/EC (Z versions)  Compatible in a Pb-free or SnPb reflow environment (Z versions)  DOSA based  Wide Input voltage range (3Vdc-14.4Vdc)  Output voltage programmable from 0.6Vdc to 5.5Vdc via external resistor  Digital interface through the PMBus™ # protocol [PDT912AOX3]  Tunable Loop™ to optimize dynamic output voltage response  Flexible output voltage sequencing EZSEQUENCE [PDT912AOX3]  Power Good signal  Fixed switching frequency with capability of external synchronization  Output overcurrent protection (non-latching) [PDT912A0X3]  Overtemperature protection  Remote On/Off  Ability to sink and source current  Cost efficient open frame design  Small size: 12.2 mm x 12.2 mm x 8.5 mm (0.48 in x 0.48 in x 0.335 in)  Wide operating temperature range [-40°C to 85°C]  UL 60950-1Recognized, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03 Certified, and VDE 0805:2001-12 (EN60950-1) Licensed  ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified manufacturing facilities

APPLICATIONS:
 Distributed power architectures  Data and Enterprise Networks  Telecommunications equipment  Broad range of embedded apps  Industrial, process and test equipment  Microprocessor powered applications  LANs/WANs  Workstations, servers and storage

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LTC2379-18 - 18-Bit, 1.6Msps, Low Power SAR ADC
Achieves an unrivaled 101dB SNR and -118dB THD while supporting a fully differential ±5V input range.
The LTC2379-18 is a low noise, low power, high speed 18-bit successive approximation register (SAR) ADC. Operating from a 2.5V supply, the LTC2379-18 has a ± VREF fully differential input range with VREF ranging from 2.5V to 5.1V. The LTC2379-18 consumes only 18mW and achieves ±2LSB INL maximum, no missing codes at 18-bits with 101dB SNR. The LTC2379-18 has a high speed SPIcompatible serial interface that supports 1.8V, 2.5V, 3.3V and 5V logic while also featuring a daisychain mode. The fast 1.6Msps throughput with no cycle latency makes the LTC2379-18 ideally suited for a wide variety of high speed applications. An internal oscillator sets the conversion time, easing external timing considerations. The LTC2379-18 automatically powers down between conversions, leading to reduced power dissipation that scales with the sampling rate. The LTC2379-18 offers a digital gain compression (DGC) feature that allows a fullscale input to be achieved with inputs that swing between 10% and 90% of the ±VREF analog input range. This allows the input buffer amplifier to be operated from a single positive supply without headroom issues, resulting in a lower power system.

FEATURES:
 1.6Msps Throughput Rate  ±2LSB INL (Max)  Guaranteed 18-Bit No Missing Codes  Low Power: 18mW at 1.6Msps, 18µW at 1.6ksps  101dB SNR (typ) at fIN = 2kHz  Digital Gain Compression (DGC)  Guaranteed Operation to 125°C  2.5V Supply  Fully Differential Input Range ±VREF  VREF Input Range from 2.5V to 5.1V  No Pipeline Delay, No Cycle Latency  1.8V to 5V I/O Voltages  SPI-Compatible Serial I/O with Daisy-Chain Mode  Internal Conversion Clock
2.5V 10µF 1.8V TO 5V VREF 0V VREF 0V 20 3300pF 3300pF 2.5V 10µF AMPLITUDE (dBFS) VDD IN+ LTC2379-18 IN– 3300pF REF 2.5V TO 5.1V 47µF (X5R, 0805 SIZE) GND OVDD CHAIN RDL/SDI SDO SCK BUSY CNV REF/DGC 1.8V TO 5V

32k Po
0 –20 –40 –60 –80 –100 –120 –140 –160 –180 0

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1

32k Point FFT fS = 1.6Msps, fIN = 2kHz
0 –20 –40 AMPLITUDE (dBFS) SNR = 101.2dB THD = –120dB SINAD = 101.1dB SFDR = 121dB

 16-pin MSOP and 4mm × 3mm DFN Packages

APPLICATIONS:
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3300pF 3300pF

VDD IN+ LTC2379-18 REF IN–

OVDD

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 Industrial Process Control  ATE
3300pF 2.5V TO 5.1V

 High Speed Data Acquisition

GND

CHAIN RDL/SDI SDO SCK BUSY CNV REF/DGC

–60 –80 –100 –120 –140 –160 –180 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 FREQUENCY (kHz)

SAMPLE CLOCK VREF

 Low Power Battery-Operated Instrumentation

47µF (X5R, 0805 SIZE)

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LTC3880 - Dual Output PolyPhase Step-Down DC/DC Controller
Dual Output Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller with Digital Power System Management via I2C/PMBus Interface & Onboard EEPROM.
The LTC3880/LTC3880-1 are dual, PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous step-down switching regulator controllers with an I2Cbased PMBus compliant serial interface. The controllers use a constant frequency, current mode architecture. Switching frequency, output voltage, and device address can be programmed using external configuration resistors. Additionally, parameters can be set via the digital interface or stored in EEPROM. Voltage, current, internal/external temperature and fault status can be read back through the bus interface. The LTC3880/LTC3880-1 can be configured for Burst Mode® operation, discontinuous (pulse-skipping) mode or continuous inductor current mode. The LTC3880 incorporates a 5V linear regulator while the LTC3880-1 uses an external 5V supply for minimum power loss. The LTC3880/LTC3880-1 are available in a 40-pin 6mm × 6mm QFN package.

FEATURES:
 PMBus/I2C Compliant Serial Interface
 Query Voltage, Currents, Temperature and Faults  Programmable Voltage, Current Limit, Digital Soft-Start/Stop, Sequencing, Margining, OV/UV and Frequency Synchronization (250kHz to 1MHz)

APPLICATIONS:
 High Current Distributed Power Systems  Telecom, Datacom and Storage Systems  Intelligent Energy Efficient Power Regulation

          

±0.5% Output Voltage Accuracy over Temperature Integrated 15-Bit ADC Optional Resistor Programmable Parameters Internal EEPROM and Fault Logging Integrated Powerful N-Channel MOSFET Gate Drivers Power Conversion Wide VIN Range: 4.5V to 24V VOUT Range: 0.5V to 5.5V Analog Current Mode Control Loop Supports Power-Up Into Pre-Biased Load Accurate PolyPhase® Current Sharing for Up to 6 Phases Available in a 40-Pin (6mm × 6mm) QFN Package

Efficiency and Power Loss vs Load Current
100 VOUT1 1.8V 20A EFFICIENCY (%) 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 0.01 1 0.1 10 LOAD CURRENT (A) 2 1 0 100 3 VIN = 12V VOUT = 1.8V 6 5 4 POWER LOSS (W)

530µF

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IP Suites for LatticeECP3™
The Perfect Balance of Performance and Price.
Lattice IP Suites are economical packages of IP cores that allow designers to conveniently obtain critical functions for their applications. The suites offer ready-made building-blocks for solving a variety of problems, such as high-speed data transfer, Ethernet networking, high-speed memory interfaces, signal processing, video pixel processing, etc. These comprehensive IP Suites empower design engineers to quickly build leading-edge wireline, wireless, embedded, industrial, compute, video and display, and consumer systems. Design engineers can evaluate all cores within an IP Suite using the IPexpress™ tool within Lattice Diamond™ design software.

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PRICING AND AVAILABILITY:
Lattice is offering a limited quantity of specially priced IP Suites to encourage new, qualified design engineers to build their next generation systems with LatticeECP3 FPGAs. The LatticeECP3 FPGA is the best-in class FPGA in the industry, with high-caliber SERDES, full-featured DSP blocks, and state-of-the-art DDR3 memory support. The limited number of IP Suite licenses are available for a promotional first year subscription of only $99 each. IP Suite Description
DDR3 memory interfaces, Tri-speed Gigabit Ethernet MAC and common DSP Functions.

Included LatticeCORE™ IP
• DDR3/DDR2/DDR Memory Controller • FFT Compiler • FIR Filter Generator • Triple Speed 10/100/1G Ethernet MAC • PCI Express Endpoint x1 / x4 • PCI Express Root Complex Lite x1 / x4 • PCI Master/Target 32-bit / 64-bit • PCI Target 32-bit / 64-bit • Scatter Gather DMA • 10Gb+ Ethernet MAC • Scatter Gather DMA • SGMII & Gigabit Ethernet MAC • Triple Speed 10/100/1G Ethernet MAC • XAUI • Advanced FIR Filter • Block Convolutional Encoder • Block Convolutional Encoder • Block Viterbi Decoder • Cascaded Integrated Comb Filter - CIC • CORDIC • Correlator • Distributed Arithmetic FIR (DA-FIR) Filter • Dynamic Block Reed Solomon Decoder / Encoder • FFT Compiler • FIR Filter Generator • Interleaver / De-interleaver • Numerically Controlled Oscillator • Turbo Decoder / Encoder • 2D FIR Filter • Color Space Converter • Edge Detector • Gamma Corrector • Median Filter • Tri-rate SDI PHY • Scaler

List Price
$995

Promo Price*
$99

Part #

Value

DS-VALST-U1

PCI Express

High-speed data transfer in industrial and computing systems using PCI Express.

$995

$99

DS-PCIEST-U1

Ethernet

Comprehensive Ethernet networking solutions.

$995

$99

DS-GEST-U1

Signal Processing

Wide range of filtering, error-correction, and domain conversion functions

$995

$99

DS-DSPST-U1

Video & Display

Popular solutions for video and display applications.

$995

$99

DS-VDSST-U1

* Limited quantity and limited time offer. Offer valid until availability of limited promotional licenses are depleted or July 31, 2011.

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Sharp Continues to Expand LED-backlit Industrial LCDs
Put the performance and ruggedness of Sharp’s industrial displays to work in your product designs — with the added benefit of LED backlighting. LED-backlit LCDs enable slimmer design profiles, while also delivering added durability and longer backlight life — even in rigorous industrial applications. Sharp continues it’s efforts to develop LCD products that are kinder to our environment. Now, there are many more design possibilities you can feel good about. The benefits of Sharp’s LED-backlit LCDs include: • Longer operating life • Low power consumption • Environmental friendliness (Mercury [Hg] free) • Greater resistance to mechanical shock (no glass tubes) • Fast response to full brightness, no warm up required • Wide dimming ratio (to <1%) • Reduction of electronic noise (low DC drive voltage) Sharp displays feature wide operating temperatures, high brightness , high contrast, wide viewing angles, quick response time, durable coating, and other features ideal for industrial applications. LQ025Q3DW02 LQ030B7UB02 LQ035Q3DG01 LQ035Q3DW02 LQ043T3DG01 LQ043T3DG02 LQ050W1LA0A
LED-Backlit Now Available:

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LQ104V1DG81 LQ104V1LG81 LQ121K1LG52 LQ121S1LG81 LQ121X3LG02 LQ150X1LG82

LQ150X1LG91 LQ185T1LGN3 LQ190E1LX51 LQ215M1LGN2 LQ231U1LW31

LED-Backlit Displays Coming Soon!

LQ043T3DW03 LQ057Q3DC03 LQ0703LW01 LQ084S3LG03 LQ150X1LW7x

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For more information on these LED-backlit LCDs visit http://buy.sharpsma.com

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Design Considerations for a Passive Infrared Enabled Remote Monitoring/Surveillance Camera When Using the Conexant CX93510
This application note will show the key requirements of a passive infrared enabled surveillance camera, the kind that might be deployed in an apartment building, financial institution or residence. The camera will capture both video and audio data which can be transferred to a central control panel. The use of passive infrared detection allows the camera to be triggered when a change in the environment is detected. This will save on power and will make it easier to detect alarm conditionslike an intruder or movement of a door or window. Topics in this application note are organized by design task (Device Selection, System Design, and Board Design) and each topic is a stand-alone section, with a short introduction or overview, followed by the key design guidelines.

AP P LI C ATI ON N OTES

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Design Considerations for the Programmable Power Subsystem of an RFID Enabled Industrial Controller
With the availability of low cost RFID tags, it is now possible to monitor and track a wide variety of objects throughout the manufacturing, stocking and shipping phases of product delivery. RFID tags are in-expensive enough to be used pervasively with most products of medium to high cost.
RFID Interface

Industrial controllers, which monitor and control most steps in product delivery, equipped with RFID reading technology can operate with increased efficiency. Products with limited shelf lifetimes, susceptibility to temperature or humidity variations, various in processing priority or changes in shipping destinations can all benefit from RFID-based tracking and routing capabilities. Industrial control designs can benefit from the use of an intelligent power subsystem, one that can enable and disable power to various sections of the system to improve energy

efficiency. A proper system approach to the design of a power subsystem can also provide solutions to problems associated with things like: control of power rail ramp up and ramp down, power fault detection, and thermal management. This application note will discuss the selection process during the architectural design stage of the critical components- processor, memory, peripherals and power subsystem. System design considerations for the power subsystem will be covered in enough detail to improve a designers ‘start-up time’ for a similar design and help avoid common pitfalls.

Ethernet Interface

FPGA

General Interface

CPU

NAND Flash Memory LPDDR Memory

LCD Display Power Controller

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Display Technologies available from Nu Horizons
Cable Solutions
Quadrangle

Touchscreens
Hantouch Touch International

Display Enhancement Solutions
Landmark Nu Horizons Custom Solutions

Active Enhancements:
■ Hi Bright Backlights: CCFL LED

Displays
Emerging Display Technologies (EDT) HT Displays Optrex OSD Displays Sharp Tianma United Radiant Technology Corp. (URT)

Passive Enhancements:
■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Anti-Reflective Anti Glare Glass / Acrylic EMI/RFI Shielding IR Blocking Film Optical Bonding Privacy Filters Protective Display Shields

Embedded Solutions / Single Board Computers
Aaeon Axiom Tek Connect Tech Digi International IEI Technology Reach Technology

Total Solutions:
■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Display Kit Verification Fully Enclosed LCD Monitors Fully Enclosed LCD Systems (Panel PC’s) LCD Testing and Screening Medical NEMA Rated Products Open Frame Configurations Rack and Panel Mount Assemblies

Inverters
T E C H N O L O G Y I N C.

Applied Concepts ERG Microsemi Zippy

Touch Controllers:
■ Serial ■ USB

LCD Controller Solutions
Amulet Technologies Digital View Digitron Estecom-USA Kordis Spectrah URT

Touch Screen Integration:
■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Capacitive Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) IR - Infrared Touch Projected Capacitive - Extreme-Touch Resistive - 4/5/8 Wire

Value-Add Capabilities:
■ Class 1,000 Clean Room for all LCD Enhancements ■ Display Inspection ■ NVIS Night Vision ■ Optical Glass Bonding ■ Touch Screen Integration

LCD Monitors
Axiom Tek Digitron Estecom-USA IEI Slimage

Open Frame/Panel PC Solutions
Aaeon Axiom Tek Digitron Estecom-USA IEI Technology Nu Horizons Custom Solutions Slimage Spectrah

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Embedded Solutions / Single Board Computers available from Nu Horizons
Offering Embedded Computing Platforms so that customers have a single, reliable, cost-effective source to a wide array of CE, FCC & UL certified products. These products include single board computers, embedded systems and barebone systems, panel computers, medical PC, human machine interfaces, and network security appliances.

Supported Markets
Medical Military Heavy Industrial Consumer Gaming & Entertainment Point of Sale Telecom

Peripherals
■ Memory (Flash, DDR, DDR2, DDR3) ■ Heatsink/Fan Assemblies ■ MiniPCI Module ■SA/PCI/PCI-X riser cards ■ I/O cables ■ LCD wiring kits ■ Compact Flash ■ HDD Drives

Supported Processors
Intel VIA Xscale Marvell AMD

Add on Cards
■ LCD converter ■ FPGA ■ Video Capture ■ PCI-Express cards ■ PC104 I/O Modules ■ Wireless ■ RFID ■ Wireless Radio Modems ■ CAN Controllers

System on Module
■ ETX ■ STX ■ Q7 ■ COM EXPRESS ■ XTX ■ SOM Baseboards

Chassis
■ 1U to 6U ■ Shoe Box ■ Rackmount ■ Compact ■ Embedded

Industrial Motherboards
■ Mini ITX ■ Micro ATX ■ ATX

Power Solutions Embedded SBC
■ Pico ITX
T E C H N O L O G Y I N C.

■ DC/DC ■ Open Frame ■ 1U/2U Power supply ■ UPS Module ■ AC/DC

■ 3.5” Capa Boards ■ EPIC ■ 5.25 Boards ■ RISC CPU Modules ■ PC104

Software
Microsoft, Linux Support

Servers
Sun Micro Super Micro IBM

Technical Resources / Customization Resources
■ Sheet Metail ■ Industrial Design ■ Silk Screening ■ Custom Enclosures

Panel PC/POS Solutions
■ Medical Grade Touchscreen Computers ■ Industrial Monitors ■ Digital Signage ■ Video Wall Controllers ■ Heavy Industrial Monitors ■ Rack Consol ■ RISC Based monitor

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Semiconductor Technologies available from Nu Horizons

• Military Discretes (Switching Diodes - JAN, JANTX, JANTXV)

• Device Server Modules • Embedded MCU / MPU (ARM7TDMI, ARM9926EJ) • Networking Modules (Wired/Wireless 802.3 /
802.11bg / 802.15.4)

• Programmable Clock Devices (Clock Generation,

• Audio (DAC’s, ADC’s, Codec’s, SPDIF, Sample Rate • • • •
Conv., DSP, USB) Memory (EEPROM, DAC + EEPROM) Networking (T1/E1/T3/E3 xcvr, PCM) Sensors (Hall Effect Sensor, 3d Compass) Video (NTSC/PAL Encoder/Decoder, A/V Switches, Video Gain Amp)

• Data Converters (ADC, DAC) • Interface (PLB / PCI / I2C / SPI / USB UARTs, • Power (Buck/Boost Regulator’s, Charge Pumps,
RS232/485/422 Transceivers) LDO’s, Supervisors, PWM, Programmable Power)

Differential Clock Distribution, Universal Fanout & Zero Delay Buffer, Clock Synthesis, Low Jitter SERDES Clock) • Programmable Power Manager Devices (for Processors, DSPs & Board Level; Watchdog timer, Voltage Supervision, Reset Generation, Sequencing, Voltage Measurement, Trimming & Marginning) • Programmable Logic (Non-Volatile Flash FPGA, SRAM FPGA, SERDES, 8/32 Bit Soft Processor, Ultra-Low Power CPLD, SPLD)

• • • • •

Discrete (Transistors, FET arrays, Thyristors, Triacs) Display (Vacuum – Fluorescent Display Drivers) LED Drivers (Constant Current Drivers) Motor Control (Brushless DC, Bi-Polar Stepper) Power (Linear Regulators, Buck/Boost/Fly back DCDC, Charge Pumps)

• Storage (Data Reduction, Data Security) • Telecom (T1/E1/DS1/DS3/E3 LIU’s, Carrier ETH
SONET/SDH Framers, Mappers & Aggregators)

• Power Supplies - High Voltage (1 to 5 W, 10 to 200 W, - Low Voltage (Modular, Desktop, Wallmount,
Custom) Medical, Open-Frame, U-Frame, Enclosed, LED Lighting, Custom)

• Sensors (Hall Effect)

(Fiber Optics Division)

• Optical Components (WDM Management, 850nm • Optical Transceivers (GBIC, XFP, MSA300, SFP, • Analog (Data Conversion, Power Management) • Communications (Bluetooth, LIN, CAN, POTS, • • • • • •
GPS, RF, Zigbee) Memory (Flash, EEPROM, Modules) Microcontrollers (8051, AVR, ARM7TDMI, ARM926EJ, Cortex M3) Multimedia & Imaging (IR, Video) Network Storage (Data Storage) Programmable Logic (FPGA, SPLD/CPLD) Sensors (Biometrics, RF, Smart Cards) VCSELs & Detectors, 1310nm Lasers & Detectors, CML Transmitters,WSS) SFP+)

• Passive Optics (WDM networks)

• AC-DC Power Supplies (800W - 4,000W) • DC-DC Converters - Industry Standard (1/16-Brick, 1/8-Brick, 1/4- Intermediate Bus Converters (1/8-Brick, 1/4Brick, 1/2-Brick, 1x1”, 2x1”) Brick)

• Audio (SerDes with Emebed/De-Embed) • Datacom (Cable & Backplane SerDes, Redrivers, • Video (Equalizers, Cable Drivers, Reclockers,

- Power Amplifiers (1/2-Brick, Full Brick) • Power & Battery Management (Power Modules) • Power Systems Engineering Services

Retimers, PCIe Bridges, Crosspoint Switches, TIAs, LAs, Transceivers)

• Fiber Optic Devices (10G FP TOSA & MM PIN

ROSA, OTDR FP Lasers, 2.5G DWDM DML, DFB TOSA & APD ROSA) • Optocouplers (Transistor Output, High Speed, Solid State Relays) • RF Modules (Zigbee) • RF Semiconductors (RFIC Switch, GaAs FET, GaAs PA, Si LD-MOSFET, CATV Hybrid, Si RFIC)

SerDes, Video Optical Modules, TIAs, LAs, Laser Drivers, Timing, Crosspoint Switches, Cable Extenders)

• Data Converters (Delta Sigma, SAR, Voltage DAC, • Frequency Control (Silicon Timing) • Interface (RS-232, 422/485, CAN PHY) • Power Management (Switching Regulators, Linear
Regulators, DC/DC µModules, LED Drivers, Hot Swap, PoE) • Signal Conditioning (Amplifiers, Comparators, Filters, Voltage References, Thermal Couple Compensators) • Wireless / RF (I/Q Modulators – Demodulators, Up & Down Converting Mixers, IF Amplifiers, PA, RF Log Detectors, RF Power Detector) Current DAC)

• Memory (QDR/DDR SRAM, Zero-Wait SRAM

(NBT), Sync Burst SRAM, Specialty Sync-SRAM)

• Power and Battery Management (IGBT and • Sensor and Imaging Arrays (Hall Effect Sensors) • Signal Conditioning (Solid State Relays, • Telecom (Embedded Modem, MF Trunk signaling,
DTMF) Optocouplers) MOSFET gate drivers)

• Wireless (802.11 modules)

• Data Communications (10/100/1G/10G Ethernet • Embedded MCU / MPU (ARM V5TE, PXA
Switches, 10/100/1000/10G PHYs) StrongARM, PPC & MIPS Systems Controller) Storage Processors)

• Power Management (POLA) • Storage (FAS/SATA/PATA, SAS/Fiberchannel, • Imaging Solutions (Fax Modems, Fax and MFP • Audio (Speakers-on-a-Chip, PC HD-Audio, PC HD
Audio Modem Combo) • Video (MPEG Encoders/Codecs, Video Decoders, Demodulators, Surveillance / Security) • Dial-Up Access Modems (PC Dial-Up Modems, Embedded Dial-Up Modems) System Solutions, Digital Photo Frames)

• Memory (DDR DRAM,SDRAM, EDO & FPO DRAM,
E2PROM, PSRAM, SRAM, DDR II Synchronous SRAM, Asynchronous SRAM) • Smart Card (Two-Wire Serial EEPROM, Secure, MCU Based, ICs)

• Video (Format Converter) • Wireless / RF (802.11 Modules)

• Analog (Drivers / Voltage & uC Supervisors / • Bus Device ICs (USB / PC / PCMCIA / SMBus) • Ethernet (10/100/1000 PHYs, Controllers, Switches) • Linear ICs (Active Filters / Comparators /
Filters / Switches / Regulators)

• Wireless (Bluetooth modules, ZigBee modules,
802.11 modules)

• Power (MOSFET, IGBT, Diodes, Thyristors, DC/DC,
PWM Control, LED/Lamp/Display Drivers) • RF Power (FETs, Drivers, Amplifiers, Microwave modules, RF Modules) • Solar Devices (Solar Cells, Solar Bits, Solar Die, Solar Battery Chargers)

• Power Management ICs (Battery, Display, Hot• Precision Edge ICs (Clock distribution, generation, • RF (290 – 980 ISM band / ASK/FSK / 200kbps max • System Management ICs (Fan Control / Thermal
Supervisor I2C) data rate, RF Modules) synthesizers / Multiplexers, PLLs, buffers, CDRs) Swap, PCI/PCIX/PCIE, High Side, LDOs, DDR)

Op Amps / References / Timers)

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(Including SaRonix)

• DRAM (DDR3 SDRAM, DDR2 SDRAM, DDR • DRAM Modules (FBDIMM, RDIMM, SODIMM, • Mobil DRAM (Mobil SDRAM, Mobil DDR SDRAM) • Multichip Packages (MobilDRAM & NAND Flash • NAND Flash Memory (Managed NAND, High
Combinations) Speed NAND, Solid State Storage, Embedded USB) UDIMM) SDRAM, SDRAM, RLDRAM, PSRAM)

• Analog Switches (3-17V SPDT-SPST-DPST-MUX, • • • • • • •

(Formerly C&D Technologies)

• AC/DC Power Supplies (200 – 2000 Watts, • Data Acquisition (Electronic Imaging, A/D
2.5VDC to 48 VDC Out – PCI Modules) Converters, D/A Converters, Sample/Hold Amplifier, Multiplexers) • DC/DC Converters (0.25 to 340 Watts, 0.02 to 80 Amps, 1.2 to 48 VDC Out; 3 to 75 VDC In) • Digital Panel Meters (Voltmeters, Wire Meters, Process Monitors, AC/DC Ammeters) • Magnetics (Inductors & Transformers, Differential common-mode filters, Databus Isolators)

Custom HDMI/DVI-PCI-USB-LAN) Bridges (PCI, PCIX, PCI Express – 32/64Bit – 66/133MHz) Clock ICs ( VCXOs, Buffers, Drivers, Generators, Skew Controllers) Crystals & Oscillators (Quartz Crystal Resonators) Digital Switches (2-Port, Bus, Crossbar, DDR, Mux/DeMux, Low Voltage Translator) Interface (Re-Drivers, Buffers, Flip-Flops, Gates, Latches, Registers, Transceivers, Voltage Translators) Logic (ALVC, FCT, LCX, LPT) PCI Express Solutions (Packet/Signal Switches, Bridge, PHY, Signal Conditioning, Clock-Buffers/ Generators/Crystals) Translators (Voltage, I/O Signal)

• Advanced I/O Controllers (USB-ATA, Southbridge) • Data Communications (10/100 MAC/PHY
Controller, 10/100PHY, Multimedia Processors, ArcNET, CircNET, USB Ethernet) • Environmental (Temperature Sensors, Fan Control) • USB Solutions (Card Reader, Flash Drive, Disk Drive, Hub, PHY)

• Power Management (AC/DC, Battery • • •

• Frequency Control (Oscillators, Crystals, VCXO,
TCXO, OCXO, Sine Wave Oscillator)

• • • • •

• Communications (CAN, LIN, ZigBee) • Discrete (Diodes, Power MOSFETS, Thyristors, • Embedded MCU / MPU (8/16/32 Bit MCUs) • Logic (Standard – High/Low Voltage, Interface, • AC-DC Power Supplies (125W-375W, 3.3vdo to • DC-DC Open Frame Power Supplies (125W, • Power Systems Engineering Services
160W, 3.3-48vdo 3” X 5” format)
®

Triacs, Transistors)

• • •

Management, DC/DC, LDO, MPU - Supervisor, PoE, VDC References, AC Switches) Discretes (Thyristors, Diodes, FETs, Transistors) Signal Conditioning (Comparators, Op-Amps, Clamp Diode Arrays, Crowbar Diodes, EMI Filtering) Logic (3.3V, 5V, Translators, Gates, Switches, Port Expansion) Sensors (Accelerometers, Proximity, Thermal, Touch) Interface (Smartcard) Wireless (Bluetooth, ZigBee, GPS, RFID) Audio (Decoders, Power Amps, Analog CPU, Digital CPU, Radio) Image Sensor (Camera Modules, Imaging Signal Processor, CMOS Arrays) Video (Demodulator, Decoders) Motor Control (Controllers, Drivers, MCU’s) Microcontrollers (8-bit, 16-bit, ARM7TDMI, ARM926E, Cortex M3)

• Memory (Fast Flash, Low Power SRAM, EEPROM) • Optoelectronics (LED Drivers, EL Lamp Drivers) • Power (Switching, Automotive, PFC, Backlight, • Transducers (Ultrasound)
LDO, High Voltage Interface / Driver’s, PoE)

Multi-Purpose)

56vdo, 90-264vao in, 3”, 3.3” x 5” format)

• Frequency Control (Oscillators, Optical Timing • RF Components (SAW Resonators, SAW RF & IF • Wireless/RF (2.4G / 900M / 433M Transceiver,
MCU based RF, Audio streaming) Clocks, Sine Wave Oscillator) Filters, RFIC Transceivers)

• RF Modules (ZigBee, 802.15.4, UHF Mesh, FHSS • Standalone RF modules (FHSS, 802.15.4,
802.11b, and Bluetooth) ISM, Bluetooth, 802.11b)

• AC/DC Power Supplies (Industrial and Medical • DC/DC Converters - Industry Standard (1/8-Brick, 1/4-Brick, 1/2300W - 1500W)

• Communications (Voice & Audio CODECs, Pro-X • Logic ICs (I/O Controllers, ISA Bridge, Power
SLICs, USB Audio Codec) Management, Hardware Monitors, Clock Generators, Power I/C, Card Reader IC’s, IEEE1394) • MPU (8-bit 80C51 based, 32-bit ARM7TDMI) • Power (ACPI Controller, PWM, DDR Bus Term, Power Switch) • Voice Solutions (Record & Playback ICs)

• Power (High Reliability Transistors)

- Non-Isolated Point of Load - Intermediate Bus Converters (1/8-Brick, 1/4Brick, 1/2-Brick)

Brick, Full Brick)

• Connectivity (FEC, Framers, Mappers, Switches, • Flat Panel Displays (LCD – 2” to 65”) • Memory (Flash – NOR) • Optoelectronics (LEDs, LED Modules, Laser Diode,
Photocoupler, IrDA, photo interrupters, Emitters/ Detectors, Sensors) • Power (LDO / Switching Regulators, LED Drivers, Solid State Relays)

• Ethernet Switching (10/100/1G/10G PHYs and • Transport Processing (PMDs [Laser Drivers, TIAs,
Post-Amplifiers], 10/100/1G/10G PHYs PHYs, Crosspoint Switches, and Signal Integrity Devices) MACs, Switches and Transceivers)

TSI)

(Rohm Semiconductor is the official sales channel for Oki Semiconductor products)

• Audio (CODECs, DACs, Amplifiers ) • Display Drivers (LCD / VFD Driver / Controllers) • Embedded MCU / MPU (4-Bit NX 63K / • • • •

• Memory (SDRAM / DDR1, Pseudo SRAM, Serial
Flash, Parallel Flash)

ARM7TDMI / ARM946E / Biometrics) Memory (P2ROM, DRAM ) Speech (BGM Mixer - ADPCM & ADPCM2, Voice Synthesizers & Recorders, Audio Codec) Telecom (ADPCM – Linear – PCMA-Law - VoIP Codec’s, Echo Cancellers, Transceivers) Video (NTSC / PAL / SECAM Encoders – Decoders, NR-FIFO)

• Digital Video Processors • Storage Products (Serial ATA - Parallel ATA,

Parallel ATA Controller, RAID Storage Processors, SATA Controllers, SATA Port Multipliers) • Video Transport (HDMI, DVI and iTMDS Products Receivers, Transmitters, Switches, PHYs)

• Controllers (Flash Memory Card Controller, USB • Analog Image Sensor (NTSC/PAL) • Digital Image Sensor (CIF, VGA, 1.3M / 2.0M / • Image Processors
3.2M / 5.17M Pixel)

• • • •

DSL, Cable Modem, RJ45, PoE)

Filters Inductors Isolators Transformers (Modem, Analog/Voice Switching,

• Embedded Graphics (128-bit 2D/3D mobile
IC)

Flash Controller)

• Mobile Communication (Mobile Satellite TV Tuner • Multimedia SoC (MP3/WMA Digital Audio Player,
USB 2.0 Megapixal Image Controller)

graphics engine, Mobile Graphics Coprocessor)

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POWER & BATTERY MANAGEMENT
Battery Management
Allegro Microsystems Linear Technology Micrel ST Allegro Microsystems Atmel Exar Linear Technology Discretes Marvell (modules) Aeroflex Metelics (military) Micrel Allegro Microsystems Oki IXYS Sharp Murata Power Solutions ST Renesas Supertex Semicoa ST Motor Control Supertex Allegro Microsystems Wurth Midcom ST

SYSTEM MONITORING
Linear Technology Micrel SMSC ST Vitesse

Linear Regulators & References

Power Management

Exar IXYS Lattice Linear Technology Marvell Micrel Murata Power Solutions ST

TIMING
Crystals, Oscillators, Drivers, Buffers, PLLs Clock Distribution
Exar Lattice Micrel Pericom ST

Power Modules

Lineage Power Linear Technology Marvell Murata Power Solutions SynQor

Clock Generation

Hot Swap

Lattice Linear Technology Micrel Supertex

POE

Linear Technology ST Supertex

Switching

Allegro Microsystems Exar Linear Technology Marvell Micrel Oki ST Supertex

AKM Semiconductor Exar Lattice Linear Technology Micrel Pericom / SaRonix Pletronics RFM

POWER SUPPLIES
AC-DC
Low Power

DC-DC

LHV Power Murata Power Solutions N2Power

Industrial Isolated / Industry Standard Bricks / Non-Isolated Point of Load
LHV Power Lineage Power Murata Power Solutions SynQor

CONVERTERS
A/D
AKM Semiconductor Exar Linear Technology Murata Power Solutions Nuvoton ST

CENTRAL
8-Bit
Atmel ISSI Lattice (soft processor) Nordic Nuvoton Oki Renesas ST

Medium Power

LHV Power Murata Power Solutions N2Power SynQor

Open Frame
LHV Power N2Power

High Power Front End

D/A

LHV Power Lineage Power LHV Power Lineage Power Murata Power Solutions

Board Level Modules
Lineage Power Murata Power Solutions SynQor Murata Power Solutions

Intermediate Bus Converters

AKM Semiconductor Linear Technology Murata Power Solutions ST

16-Bit

Renesas ST

Medical

LHV Power SynQor Lineage Power Murata Power Solutions N2Power Nu Horizons Value-Add

Memory & Processor Power
ST

SIGNAL CONDITIONING
Discretes Drivers Isolation
CEL Clare Pericom Sharp ST

Power Systems Engineering Services

Micrel ST Supertex

Comparators

OPTOELECTRONICS
Infrared
Sharp

Amplifiers

LED Arrays / Modules
Sharp Sharp

Linear Technology Micrel ST

Linear Technology Micrel ST

Filters

Lasers
Finisar

LEDs / Laser Diodes Optical Systems
CEL Finisar CEL Sharp

Linear Technology Micrel ST

LED Displays

Optrex Murata Power Solutions

OptoCouplers

SENSORS AND IMAGING ARRAYS
Allegro Microsystems AKM Semiconductor Atmel Clare Nuvoton Oki Omnivision Sharp SMSC ST

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MEMORY
Non-Volatile
EPROM
Atmel Oki ST

TELECOM
Modem
Conexant ST

WIRELESS
ISM
Atmel Lattice Micrel Nordic RFM ST

Volatile
DRAM
ISSI Micron Oki Winbond

Central Office (CODECs, SLICs, DAA, xDSL)
Atmel Clare Conexant Exar Nuvoton Oki Renesas ST Vitesse

Bluetooth ZigBee

ConnectBlue RFM Atmel CEL ConnectBlue Oki Renesas RFM ST

VoIP

E2PROM

AKM Semiconductor Atmel ISSI Renesas ST

SRAM

Flash

Atmel ISSI Micron Renesas Sharp Winbond

Atmel GSI Technology ISSI Renesas Sharp ST Winbond

Marvell Nuvoton Oki Renesas

RFID

Transceivers
Clare Exar Finisar Gennum Marvell ST Vitesse

Atmel Lattice ST

802.11 a/b/g/n
ConnectBlue Digi H&D Wireless Marvell RFM Sharp ST

Discretes (RF)

Switching
Exar Vitesse

FIFO
Oki

AKM Semiconductor Atmel CEL IXYS LTC Micrel RFM ST Atmel ST

Microwave
CEL IXYS Lattice

Storage Controllers
Silicon Motion SMSC

GPS

WiMax
Sharp

PROCESSOR
32-Bit
Atmel Digi Lattice (soft processor) Marvell Nuvoton Oki Renesas ST Marvell Micrel SMSC ST

DATACOM
Ethernet MAC Ethernet Switching
Marvell Vitesse

PHYSICAL LAYER
Ethernet
Lattice Marvell Micrel SMSC ST Vitesse

USB

WAN / Transport
Exar Gennum Marvell Vitesse

Renesas Silicon Motion SMSC

Optical

Transformers / Isolators
Wurth Midcom

Conexant Finisar Gennum

BUS INTERFACE LOGIC
ASIC
Atmel Chip-X

Parallel
Lattice Nuvoton Pericom

High Speed Serial (above 1 MB/sec)
Gennum Lattice Marvell Micrel Pericom Renesas SMSC ST

SPLD

Atmel Lattice

CPLD FPGA

Atmel Lattice Atmel Lattice

Standard

Low Speed Serial (under 1 MB/sec)
Exar Lattice Linear Technology Micrel Oki Renesas SMSC ST

Murata Power Solutions Pericom Renesas ST

Level Translators
Atmel Lattice Linear Technology Micrel Pericom ST

DISK / INTERFACE
SAS/SCSI
Gennum Marvell Vitesse

FibreChannel
Gennum Lattice Marvell Vitesse

AUDIO / VIDEO
AKM Semiconductor Conexant Gennum Lattice Marvell Nuvoton Oki Omnivision Silicon Image Silicon Motion ST

SATA/ATA

Atmel Exar Gennum Marvell Silicon Image SMSC Vitesse

Solid State

Micron Silicon Motion SMSC 31

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Nu Horizons offers a wide range of development / evaluation boards, tools and kits featuring the latest technology from the most trusted suppliers in the industry. Visit the development tool section of our website for a variety of solutions all aimed at providing a low-cost solution for designers to accelerate a product’s time-to-market.

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