San Jose--June 30, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced price reductions of up to 30 percent for the company's XC9500 in-system programming (ISP) CPLDs. The new pricing will be effective August 4, 1997.
The company said it has made significant strides in reducing manufacturing costs for the XC9500 devices, which are produced with a proven Flash process technology. Cost reductions resulting from higher production volumes, increased manufacturing efficiencies, and improved wafer yields will be passed on to customers. The latest price reductions range from 5 to 30 percent, depending on speed and package.
Wolsheimer added that the number of design wins proves the XC9500family's favorable acceptance in many different market segments that useCPLDs, including add-in boards for PC peripherals, digital video disk(DVD) cards, servers, telecommunication switches, routers, hubs, videogames, and industrial controls.NEW XILINX XC9500 PRICINGDevice Package Previous New Percent Projected Price Price 1 Price 1 Reduction 2nd Qtr 1998 2XC9536 PC44C $ 3.60 $ 3.05 15 $ 1.40XC9572 PC44C $ 5.70 $ 5.45 5 $ 2.20XC95108 PQ100C $ 18.35 $ 13.80 25 $ 7.00XC95216 PQ160C $ 48.50 $ 33.95 30 $ 18.45The Xilinx XC9500 ISP family, with logic densities ranging from 36 to 216 macrocells and speeds of five-ns pin-to-pin operation, features a superior pin-locking solution and support for industry-standard JTAG instructions for performing functional and interconnect tests of the chips on circuit boards.
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