Raleigh, N.C. The AS3603 power management IC has been developed for mobile communication devices, such as cell phones and PDAs. This device sports a DC/DC converter and LDO regulators that are programmable in 0.05-V steps. The device also includes a driver for white LEDs, an on-chip battery charger, and a programmable 1-W audio amplifier. All functions and regulators can be controlled via real-time software. The power management IC is delivered in a 48-lead QFN package.
Pricing: $1.70 in production quantities