San Jose--June 26, 1997--Atmel Corp. (San Jose) announced that it has added a low-density, programmable logic device that features 5-A standby capability for extended system battery life to its product portfolio.
The new device, the ATF16LV8C, is aimed at 3-V portable or battery-operated applications, especially those that use a low-voltage, high-speed microprocessor.
The ATF16LV8C, has an operating power requirement of 55 mA and offers speeds to 10 ns.
This new PLD circuit, like the rest of Atmel's ATF16V8 Series, contains 250 gates. The ATF16LV8C has eight outputs, each of which is allocated eight product terms, and it is capable of three different modes of operation, configured automatically with software.
Because this new circuit is designed with industry-standard architecture, it is supported by a variety of available off-the-shelf software tools from such manufacturers as Data I/O Corp., Logical Devices Inc., Minc Inc., and ISDATA. Programming support is available from a host of commercial vendors including Data I/O Corp., BP Microsystems, System General, and SMS.
The ATF16LV8C is available in dual-in-line, PLCC, and surface mount packages. Prices for the ATF16LV8C in a PLCC package start at $2.64 each in quantities of 100 units.
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