Sunnyvale, Calif. Supertex, Inc. has introduced a 32-channel, serial-to-parallel converter with high voltage, push-pull outputs. The HV610 driver IC is aimed at high-speed printers and LCD displays.
The outputs of the HV610 can be individually controlled, set to high or low, or set to a high-Z state, providing flexibility in applications requiring fast shift register and data shifting speeds. The print head and LCD driver features a 40 MHz clock, four data shift registers, directional data loading control, operating output of +50/-40 volts, and CMOS/TTL compatible inputs. In addition, the device offers a 75 mA output current that enables heavy load switching at high speeds.
The HV610 is available in a 64-lead TQFP (HV610FG-G) package. The part is "Green" and RoHS compliant.
Pricing: $10.80 for the HV610FG-G in 1,000 quantities.
Availability: Samples are available from stock. Lead time for production quantities is four to six weeks ARO.
Product information: HV610
Supertex, Inc., 1-408-222-8888, www.supertex.com