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Microchip MCP19114 / MCP19115 Synchronous Low-Side PWM Controllers are mid-voltage (4.5-42V) analog-based devices with an integrated 8-bit PIC™ Microcontroller. This Microchip product family combines the performance of a high-speed analog solution, including high-efficiency and fast transient response, with the configurability and communication interface of a digital solution. Combining these solution types creates a new family of devices that maximizes the strengths of each technology to create a more cost-effective, configurable, high-performance power conversion solution.
Microchip MCP1643 1MHz Synchronous Boost LED Constant Current Regulator is optimized to drive one LED with constant current that operates from one and two-cell alkaline and NiMH/NiCd batteries. This Microchip device can also drive two red/green/yellow series connection LEDs. Low-voltage technology allows the regulator to start up without high-output voltage and load-current overshoot from a low 0.65V input. The device features a typical peak input current limit of 1.5A. High efficiency is accomplished by integrating the low resistance N-Channel Boost switch and synchronous P-Channel switch. All compensation and protection circuitry are integrated to minimize external components. MCP1643 features an output overvoltage protection that limits the output voltage to 5.0V typical, in case the LED fails or output load is disconnected. MCP1643 is ideal for use in a variety of applications, including one- and two-cell Alkaline and NiMH/NiCd portable LED lighting products, LED flashlight and head lamps, rechargeable flashlights, wall LED lamps with motion detectors, and more.
Microchip MGC3130 3D Tracking and Gesture Controller is the first electrical-field (E-field) based three-dimensional (3D) tracking and gesture controller. The chip is based on Microchip GestIC® technology and enables user command input with natural hand and finger movements in free space. Microchip’s on-chip Colibri Suite minimizes processing needs, reduces system power consumption, and speeds development time. Microchip MGC3130 provides gesture information as well as positional data of the human hand in real time, allowing for the realization of a new generation of user interfaces across various industries. Configurable sensing states provide for mobile-friendly power consumption as low as 150 microwatts.
Microchip's PIC12F157X 8-Bit Microcontrollers combine the capabilities of 16-bit PWMs with Intelligent Analog to suit a variety of applications. These devices deliver three 16-bit PWMs with independent timers, for applications where high resolution is needed, such as LED lighting, stepper motors, power supplies and other general-purpose applications. The core independent peripherals (16-bit PWMs, Complementary Waveform Generator), Enhanced Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver Transceiver and Intelligent Analog (ADCs, Comparator and DAC) enable closed loop feedback and communication for use in multiple market segments, such as LIN applications.
Microchip MCP8024 is a 3-Phase Brushless DC (BLDC) Gate Driver with power module. The MCP8024 device integrates three half-bridge drivers to drive external NMOS/NMOS transistor pairs configured to drive a 3-phase BLDC motor, a comparator, a voltage regulator to provide bias to a companion microcontroller, power monitoring comparators, an overtemperature sensor, two level translators and three operational amplifiers for motor current monitoring. The MCP8024 has three half-bridge drivers capable of delivering a peak output current of 0.5A at 12V for driving high-side and low-side NMOS MOSFET transistors. The drivers have shoot-through, overcurrent, and short-circuit protection. The MCP8024 buck converter is capable of delivering 750 mW of power for powering a companion microcontroller. The buck regulator may be disabled if not used. The on board 5V and 12V low dropout voltage regulators are capable of delivering 20 mA of current. The MCP8024 operation is specified over a temperature range of -40°C to +150°C. Package options include the 40-lead 5x5 QFN and 48-lead 7x7 TQFP.
Microchip Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Development Platform for CDMA allows remote devices to communicate with each other or with a central server over one or more communications networks. M2M is commonly used to monitor or control devices deployed at remote locations without the need of human assistance. M2M is used in a wide variety of applications, such as utility meters, asset tracking, robotics, supply chain management and many others. The Microchip M2M Development Platform for CDMA uses the Verizon Wireless cellular network to communicate with a cloud-based server. Cellular-based technology is ideal for M2M, as it can provide a common communication pathway for remote and mobile devices to exchange information. The Microchip M2M platform provides a variety of sensors and communications technologies to interface with remote devices. The platform sends and receives data to and from a cloud-based server through the CDMA cellular network. The server is accessed by the user through a web portal that can be customized to an individual user's needs. Through the web portal, the user can display, analyze and download data collected by the M2M platform, and send commands to the platform to control remote devices.
Microchip PIC32 Bluetooth audio development kit (DV320032) showcases a high quality Bluetooth audio platform using the PIC32 microcontroller. The Bluetooth stack on PIC32 supports Advance Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) and Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for high quality Bluetooth audio streaming, player control and metadata information. The development board also supports USB digital audio over Apple Made for iPod (MFi) devices, Google Android Open Accessory (AOA) audio devices, and Samsung USB audio devices. Its flexible design uses plug-in daughter boards with various Bluetooth transceiver modules and audio codec modules designed for the board so the user can easily use different combinations of Bluetooth transceivers and audio codecs. The PIC32 MCU provides Bluetooth capability with an on-chip Bluetooth stack, USB connectivity and high quality audio I2S interface along with many more connectivity options on a single device. Microchip PIC32 Bluetooth audio development kit also enables MFi support through an expansion connector.
Microchip Lighting Communications Development Platforms are full-featured, universal lighting development platforms that provides all of the components required to create a DMX512A or DALI lighting network, offering users a complete “out-of-the-box” experience. This enables lighting engineers to design intelligent lighting and control systems with a large array of Microchip’s 8, 16 and 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers; and analog, wireless, and human-interface solutions. The Starter Kit includes two main boards, two communications-interface adapters (DALI or DMX512A), one prototype board and the required cables/power supplies. Designers new to lighting communications can quickly and easily start creating connected lighting applications via a simple board-to-board network. These platforms utilizes a single, low-cost 8-bit PIC MCU for the user interface, LED control and communications. Software development is based on the free Microchip DALI and DMX512A libraries, which are written in C and can be ported to any PIC microcontroller. Additionally, the kit features the Cree® XLamp® MC-E Color LED, enabling high-lumen output in a small form factor, along with a LEDnLIGHT collimator LLC19N optic and holder by Gaggione for high-quality color mixing and tight beam control. Industry-standard lighting communication connectors and isolation devices are also included.
Microchip Technology EMC118x Temperature Sensor ICs are the world's first family of temp sensors with 1.8V SMBus and I2C communications required for interfacing to the latest generation of smartphones, tablets, and PC chipsets. The integrated low-voltage I/O support on these Microchip temp sensors reduces cost and board space because it is accomplished without an external voltage level shifter. EMC118x devices are also the first temp sensors to use an advanced sample-frequency-hopping filter, which enables temperature-monitoring traces of up to 8 inches in noisy environments with accurate readings. EMC118X devices serve a broad range of applications in the mobile, commercial, and embedded computing markets by combining high-performance features with options for dual, triple, and quad temperature monitoring, along with hardwired system-shutdown settings that software cannot override.
Microchip's USB553xB Hi-Speed USB Hub Controllers are 2/3/4/7-port, SuperSpeed (SS) / Hi-Speed (HS), low-power, configurable and fully-complaint with the USB 3.0 Specification. The USB553xB also supports Full Speed (FS) and Low Speed (LS) USB signaling, offering complete coverage of all defined USB operating speeds. The new SuperSpeed hub controller (available on 4 of the 7 ports for the USB5537B) operates in parallel with the USB 2.0 controller, so the 5Gbps SuperSpeed data transfers are not affected by the slower USB 2.0 traffic.
Microchip's MCP41HVX1 36V Digital Potentiometers are devices that have dual power rails (analog and digital). The analog power rail allows high voltage on the resistor network terminal pins. The analog voltage range is determined by the V+ and V– voltages. The maximum analog voltage is +36V, while the operating analog output minimum specifications are specified from either 10V or 20V. As the analog supply voltage becomes smaller, the analog switch resistances increase, which effect certain performance specifications. The system can be implemented as dual rail (±18V) relative to the digital logic ground (DGND).
Microchip PIC16F1459 8-bit USB 2.0 Microcontrollers (MCUs) are 20-pin Flash devices delivering full-speed USB capability without the need of the usual external oscillator. These Microchip devices feature XLP extreme low power technology and a low sleep mode of 25nA at 1.8V. PIC16F1459 48MHz MCUs are part of the PIC16F145x series that comprises Microchip's lowest-cost and smallest-form-factor USB MCUs.
Microchip's PIC18F45K50 Low Power, High Performance MCUs with XLP Technology offers the advantages of all PIC18 microcontrollers – namely, high computational performance at an economical price – with the addition of high-endurance, Flash program memory. On top of these features, the PIC18F45K50 family introduces design enhancements that make these microcontrollers a logical choice for many high performance, power sensitive applications.
Microchip PIC12LF1552 8-bit Flash Microcontrollers are the smallest (2x3mm UDFN package) and lowest-cost PIC® MCUs with hardware I2C support. These Microchip MCUs include a four-channel 10-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with hardware capacitive voltage divider (CVD) support for capacitive touch sensing. Additionally, these new MCUs feature 3.5 KB Flash program memory, 256 Bytes RAM, a 32MHz internal oscillator, low-voltage operation from 1.8V to 3.6V, and low power consumption for active and sleep currents of 50µA/MHz and 20nA, respectively. The hardware CVD enables a more efficient implementation of capacitive sensing for touch applications. PIC12LF1552 devices are ideal for use in applications such as temperature-monitoring devices, small remote controls, smartphone buttons, room light control, and coffeemakers.
Microchip's MCP19035 High-Speed Synchronous Buck Controllers are a small, analog-based PWM controller family with integrated synchronous MOSFET drivers offering outstanding transient performance. The MCP19035 operates over a wide 4.5 - 30Vdc range, has a 300 kHz switching-frequency, and offers a factory-adjustable dead-time setting, allowing designers to optimize the performance across a wide selection of MOSFET devices. The MCP19035 family, when combined with Microchip's MCP87xxx MOSFETs, or any low-FOM MOSFET, produces high-efficiency (>96%) DC/DC power-conversion solutions.
Microchip 23LCV512 and 23LCV1024 are 512Kb and 1Mb Serial SRAM devices accessed via a simple SPI compatible serial bus. These Microchip SRAM devices support unlimited reads and writes to the memory array and support data backup via external battery/coin cell connected to VBAT. The bus signals required are a clock input plus separate data in and data out lines. Access to the device is controlled through a Chip Select input. Additionally, SDI (Serial Dual Interface) is supported if an application needs faster data rates.
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