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2008-10-14 09:00:14

Semtech Corp. (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the SX1501 platform of GPIO expanders that come in 4-, 8-, and 16-channels of I/Os operating with a VDD range of 1.2V to 5.5V. The devices connect easily to today's low core voltage chipsets in battery powered handheld applications without the need for level translating circuits. Each channel of the true bi-directional style of I/O offers mask programmable interrupts, programmable...


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