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2010-06-03 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced production availability of the Atmel AT73C246 analog companion chip to provide power supplies and audio input/output to match the Atmel AT91SAM9 ARM9(TM)-based MCUs (and equivalent 32-bit devices) to host multimedia applications. Operating from a single 2.9V to 5.5V source, the AT73C246, when combined with a high-quality...

2010-06-02 17:00:00

GENEVA, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading supplier of audio ICs, has announced production availability of an analog-input 2x100W class-D power amplifier. This high-end amplifier extends the company's range of class-D devices that deliver audiophile sound quality in components smaller than competing devices by using an advanced chip manufacturing process. With the market for class-D amplifiers growing at around 50% per year, according to some...

2010-05-26 09:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC*) and its parent company, Toshiba Corp., announced the expansion of their Ku-Band gallium arsenide field effect transistor (GaAs FETs) lineup with two higher output power devices rated for 18 and 30 watts (W). The new power amplifier GaAs FETs will be shown in TAEC's booth, #813, at the 2010 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, which will be held May 25 through May 27 in Anaheim,...

2010-05-25 09:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC*) and its parent company, Toshiba Corp., announced the expansion of its gallium arsenide field effect transistor (GaAs FETs) lineup with a new "EL" series of high performance C-Band devices optimized for both high gain and power added efficiency. The "EL" high gain GaAs FETs are targeted for microwave radios and solid-state power amplifiers (SSPAs) and will be exhibited in TAEC's booth, #813, at...

2010-05-25 09:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC*) and its parent company, Toshiba Corp., are adding a 4 watt (W) C-Band gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) for satellite applications. Developed by Toshiba Corp. (Toshiba) the new MMIC, along with other new products, will be shown in TAEC's booth, #813, at the 2010 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, which will be held May 25 through May 27 in Anaheim,...

2010-05-17 08:00:00

DALLAS, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a 3.2-W per channel stereo Class-D amplifier and a 3-W, mono Class-D amplifier, both with fast gain ramp SmartGain(TM) automatic gain control (AGC) and programmable dynamic range compression (DRC). To achieve louder volume from the speaker without increasing the peak voltage, the TPA2028D1 and TPA2026D2 incorporate DRC to boost soft volumes automatically, allowing designers to compress the...

2010-05-17 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new ultra-high-speed operational amplifier (op amp) from National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) delivers the industry's lowest noise (0.69 nV/sqrt Hz) with -3 dB bandwidth of 900 MHz at a gain of 10. The PowerWise® LMH6629 provides designers a unique mix of wide bandwidth, high gain and precision amplification for systems where minimal noise addition is a key performance requirement. These include 16-bit systems...

2010-04-07 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the industry's first zero-drift, programmable instrumentation amplifier with on-chip diagnostics. The LMP8358 simplifies pressure and thermocouple bridge measurements by allowing users to detect shorts, open circuits and degraded source connections in remote industrial applications. This diagnostic capability prevents circuit shutdowns in medical instruments, precision weigh...

2010-04-05 17:19:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communications & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI), a subsidiary of CPI International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPII), has been awarded a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) to support the U.S. Navy's Commercial Broadband Satellite Program (CBSP). To date, CPI has received $3.8 million in orders to provide satellite communications amplifiers for the Force Level Variant (FLV, for large ships)...

2010-03-26 08:46:00

GENEVA, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions for mobile devices, has introduced a stereo headphone amplifier IC that achieves significantly higher efficiency than previous-generation devices, enabling listeners to enjoy high-quality sound for longer between battery charges. The TS4621 delivers the high audio performance of a traditional analog amplifier, and saves power by operating from a lower supply voltage...


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