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How to fine tune Point-of-Load regulation in digital televisions
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
Power subsystems for today's digital TVs can keep designers working long into the night. Here's how to get home on time and still meet the power requirements of these sophisticated units.
SEQUANS unveils mobile WiMAX chips, reference design
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
Sequans has developed a reference design combining its SQN1110 baseband with the MAX2837 RFIC from Maxim.
NXP's WiMAX transceiver steps up integration
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
The transceivers minimize the need for additional components, reducing design time and speeding up time to market.
Energy meter ICs cut power losses
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10/10/2006   Post a comment
Analog Devices' ADE7100 and ADE7500 energy meter ICs, combining intelligent battery management with signal processing technology, tout higher reliability and significantly lower power consumption.
Freescale delivers its first PoE/PD controller
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10/10/2006   Post a comment
Freescale's MCZ34670 is the company's first single-chip PoE controller. It combines a powered device (PD) interface port supporting the IEEE 802.3af PoE standard and a pulse width modulator (PWM) controller.
Infrared (IR) receiver circuit minimizes power consumption
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10/10/2006   Post a comment
Using this clever analog circuit, you can build a low-power infrared receiver which manages both microcontroller status and the link
3-axis accelerometer ICs spin smaller, smarter designs
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10/10/2006   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics' first two devices in its LIS302 family of low-g linear accelerometers tout extremely small form factor and low power consumption for a variety of motion-sensor applications.
PCB layout techniques web training for switching regulators
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10/9/2006   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated and Avnet Electronics will present a live Analog eLab Webcast for designers entitled "PCB Layout Techniques for Switching Regulators."
How to ease EMI compliance in power converters
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10/8/2006   Post a comment
Switch mode PWM power converters generate conducted and radiated EMI and can corrupt the power source. Here's a power management design method to reduce the magnitude of the switching currents at the frequencies where there is a risk of EMI non-compliance.
Tear Down: Inside the Apple 8GB iPod nano
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10/8/2006   Post a comment
What makes the new 8GB iPod nano are the "mystery chips" that have been widely speculated about. These three Apple packaged components in the latest iPod nano have telltale marks that unequivocally prove the manufacturers.
Kodak high performance 10.5 MP image sensor developed for Leica
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10/6/2006   Post a comment
By working closely with Leica, Kodak designed and optimized the new image sensor to meet the demanding needs of Leica photographers. With a resolution of over 10 million pixels, the KAF-10500 leverages Kodak's Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) technology for low noise, high sensitivity, and wide dynamic range
Multi-core MPEG-4 video encode partitioning
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10/6/2006   Post a comment
Partitioning a video-encoding algorithm onto a multi-core architecture can utilize a variety of techniques, including data partitioning and pipelining. Cradle Technologies explains them, and how to do MPEG-4 Baseline Profile implementation on their multi-core CT3600 processor family.
Class D amp extends high fidelity
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10/6/2006   Post a comment
Product Review - Touting a step advance in Class D audio amplifiers, JamTech's JM2020 True Fidelity digital amp includes its new sub-ranging pulse width modulator (PWM) technology to significantly extend linearity and dynamic range.
Use quad SPST analog switch to drive DC motor
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
DC motor-drive hardware and software also includes dead time to avoid full-bridge amplifier shorting supply rail
1-amp battery charge controller supports universal Li-ion designs
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
Microchip Technology's MCP73833 and MCP73834 (MCP73833/4) 1-amp charge management controllers, for single-cell lithium-ion/polymer batteries of all designs, integrate all key charge-management and safety circuitry in a 3-by-3 mm DFN or 10-pin MSOP package.
Nordic Semiconductor is key player in Wibree
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
Nordic's ultra low power 2.4-GHz transceiver products based on a proprietary architecture target many key Wibree applications.
Lowest-power 16-bit ADC optimizes portable designs
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
Analog Devices says its AD7980, a 1-MSPS 16-bit ADC in the company's PulSAR family, consumes 80 percent less power and board space than the closest competing 16-bit converter.
Open Source Embedded Asterisk-based PBX
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10/4/2006   3 comments
Building an embedded IP-PBX represents a significant paradigm shift from existing open source PBX designs that typically use PCI cards on x86 platforms. Until recently, current micro controllers (e.g. those in the 200MHz ARM & MIPs class) typically lack the DSP horsepower for multiple channels of speech compression or echo cancellation that is required for analog line interfaces. The Analog Device Blackfin chip has changed all this......
How the Simple Serial Transport manages noise and timing
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
Communications links like the recently announced Simple Serial Transport integrates fan speed control and other system management functions. Here's how it can help you manage performance and ensure timing, predictability and no hang time.
Go green young designers
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
The need for energy is a constantly growing demand, especially as more countries become energy hogs like the US. Data centers are now prime targets for power management because energy demands are growing dramatically.
Embedded flash enables 'smart' automotive interface applications
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
In SoC design, arranging the co-existence of components, especially non-volatile memory, is not an easy task, because where there is complexity there is also the potential for cost.
PoE systems jack up their flexibility and firepower
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
Product recap - Significantly expanding their overall flexibility, the latest slew of chips and modules for serving a maturing power-over-Ethernet (PoE) technology demonstrate yet higher levels of integration, more power per port, and system costs across the board that are dropping to half that of the previous generation.
Frequency spreading provides switching-supply EMI insurance
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10/3/2006   1 comment
Switching regulators offer advantages, but you need to deal with their EMI generation. Multiphase synchronization and spread-spectrum frequency modulation offer two powerful tools for EMI reduction. Frequency-spreading techniques can help.
Microchip's charge controllers support multiple voltages
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10/3/2006   Post a comment
The MCP73833 and MCP73834 combine a pass transistor, current-sense and reverse-discharge protection on a single chip.
Cirrus Logic moves design center to Austin
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10/2/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier Cirrus Logic Inc. is closing its Boulder, Colo., design center and moving design activities to its Austin, Texas headquarters.
Smart load switches targets power-sensitive, sub-5V applications
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10/2/2006   Post a comment
Micrel introduces a family of smart load switches ideal for portable applications including cellular phones and battery switch-over circuits.
Smart load switches targets power-sensitive, sub-5V applications
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10/2/2006   Post a comment
Micrel introduces a family of smart load switches ideal for portable applications including cellular phones and battery switch-over circuits.
Single-stage Class D amp delivers 300 watts
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10/2/2006   Post a comment
Product Review - Texas Instruments says its TAS5261, which delivers 300 watts into a 4-ohm load, is the industry's highest power single-chip Class D amplifier stage, more than double the output of any competing device.
Power MOSFET criteria critical to your mobile handset designs
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10/1/2006   Post a comment
Power MOSFET selection in high speed, high power buck controllers is a critical parameter in the power supply design. Here's what you need to know to get just the right design parameters without under or over designing.
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