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Texas Instruments (TI) provides complete interface solutions ranging from computer and consumer connectivity solutions such as 1394 (Fire Wire™), USB, and PCI Express, to industry serial communications standards including digital isolation, UART, LVDS, M-LVDS, RS-485, RS-232, CAN, and more.
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Texas Instruments RS-485 Half-Duplex Evaluation Module helps designers evaluate device performance, supporting fast development and analysis of data transmission systems using any of the SN65HVD1X, SN65HVD2X, SN65HVD7X, SN65HVD8X, and SN65HVD96 transceivers. This TI evaluation board allows for the quick, easy, and accurate evaluation of TI's family of RS-485 products. The RS-485 devices have robust drivers and receivers in a small package for demanding industrial applications. The eval module comes without the RS-485 device soldered to the board.
Texas Instruments DS90UR916Q FPD-Link II Deserializer operates with DS90UR905Q FPD-Link II Serializer to deliver 24-bit digital video data over a single differential pair. TI DS90UR916Q deserializer provides features designed to enhance image quality at the display. The high speed serial bus scheme of FPD-Link II greatly eases system design by eliminating skew problems between clock and data, reduces the number of connector pins, reduces the interconnect size, weight, and cost, and overall eases PCB layout. In addition, internal DC balanced decoding is used to support AC-coupled interconnects. DS90UR905Q serializer embeds the clock, balances the data payload, and level shifts the signals to high-speed low voltage differential signaling.
Texas Instruments DS90UB925Q serializer in conjunction with TI DS90UB926Q deserializer provides a complete digital interface for concurrent transmission of high-speed video, audio, and control data for automotive display and image sensing applications. This TI 5-85 MHz, 24-bit color FPD-Link III chipset is ideally suited for automotive video-display systems with HD formats and automotive vision systems with megapixel resolutions.
DS90UB925Q incorporates an embedded bidirectional control channel and low latency GPIO controls. This chipset translates a parallel interface into a single pair high-speed serialized interface. The serial bus scheme, FPD-Link III, supports full duplex of high-speed video data transmission and bidirectional control communication over a single differential link. Consolidation of video data and control over a single differential pair reduces the interconnect size and weight, while also eliminating skew issues and simplifying system design. DS90UB926Q deserializer recovers the RGB data, three video control signals, and four synchronized I2S audio signals.
Texas Instruments ISO1540 and ISO1541 low-power, bidirectional isolators are compatible with I²C interfaces. These TI devices have their logic input and output buffers separated by TI's Capacitive Isolation technology using a silicon dioxide (SiO2) barrier. When used in conjunction with isolated power supplies, IS01540 and IS1541 block high voltages, isolate grounds, and prevent noise currents from entering the local ground and interfering with or damaging sensitive circuitry. This isolation technology provides for function, performance, size, and power consumption advantages when compared to opto-couplers. The ISO1540 and ISO1541 enable a complete isolated I²C interface to be implemented within a small form factor.
ISO1540 has two isolated bidirectional channels for clock and data lines while ISO1541 has a bidirectional data and a unidirectional clock channel. ISO1541 is useful in applications that have a single master while ISO1540 is ideally fit for multi-master applications.
Texas Instruments ISO5500 2.5A Isolated IGBT / MOSFET Gate Driver is an isolated gate driver for IGBTs and MOSFETs with power ratings of up to IC = 150A and VCE = 1200V. Input TTL logic and output power stage are separated by a capacitive, silicon dioxide (SiO2), isolation barrier. When used in conjunction with isolated power supplies, the device blocks high voltage, isolates ground, and prevents noise currents from entering the local ground and interfering with or damaging sensitive circuitry. TI ISO5500 Gate Driver provides over-current protection (DESAT) to an IGBT or MOSFET while an Undervoltage Lockout circuit (UVLO) monitors the output power supply to ensure sufficient gate drive voltage. If the output supply drops below 12V, the UVLO turns the power transistor off by driving the gate drive output to a logic low state.
Texas Instruments LMK040100 Clock Jitter Cleaners with Cascaded PLLs are a family of precision clock conditioners that provides jitter cleaning, clock multiplication, and distribution without the need for high-performance VCXO modules. TI LMK040100 devices generate 5 low jitter clocks in LVCMOS, LVDS, or LVPECL formats when connected to a recovered system reference clock and a VCXO. Target applications for the clock jitter cleaners include multi-carrier/Multi-mode/Multi-band 2G/3G/4G basestations, cellular repeaters, and high speed A/D clocking.
Texas Instruments SN75LVCP601 Two-Channel SATA 6Gb/s Redriver and Signal Conditioner supports data rates up to 6Gbps. This TI device complies with SATA physical link 2m and 3i specifications. SN75LVCP601 dual-channel SATA redriver operates from a single 3.3V supply and has 100Ω line termination with a self-biasing feature, making the device suitable for AC coupling. The inputs incorporate an out-of-band (OOB) detector that automatically squelches the output while maintaining a stable common-mode voltage compliant to the SATA link. SN75LVCP601 is also designed to handle spread-spectrum clocking (SSC) transmission per the SATA specification. SN75LVCP601 handles interconnect losses at both its input and output. The input stage of each channel offers selectable equalization settings that can be programmed to match the loss in the channel. The differential outputs provide selectable de-emphasis to compensate for the distortion that the SATA signal is expected to experience. The level of equalization and de-emphasis settings depends on the length of interconnect and its characteristics.
Texas Instruments SN65LVCP114 14.2Gbps Quad Mux, Linear-Redriver is an asynchronous, protocol-agnostic, low-latency device optimized for use in systems operating at up to 14.2Gbps. TI SN65LVCP114 linear-redriver linearly compensates for channel loss in backplane and active-cable applications. The architecture of SN65LVCP114 linear-redriver is designed to work effectively with ASIC or FPGA products implementing digital equalization using decision feedback equalizer (DFE) technology. TI SN65LVCP114 mux, linear-redriver preserves the integrity (composition) of the received signal, ensuring optimum DFE and system performance.
Texas Instruments DP83848H PHYTER® Mini Extreme Temp Single 10/100 Ethernet Transceiver addresses the high quality, high reliability, and small form factor required for rugged operation in space sensitive and thermally demanding environments. This TI device is ideally suited for industrial and motor control, building/factory automation, automotive and test equipment applications. DP83848H is designed from ground up for extreme temperature performance, with a thermally efficient package ensuring reliable operation over an operating range of -40ºC to 125ºC. This TI Ethernet transceiver is rigorously tested at both low temperature and high temperature extremes. This TI device offers performance beyond the IEEE specifications, with superior interoperability and industry leading performance. DP83848H offers Auto-MDIX to remove cabling complications, superior ESD protection of greater than 4KV HBM for greater reliability, and superior cable length operation (greater than 137m) to provide a high level of performance in all applications.
Texas Instruments ULN2003LV Low Power 3.3V & 5V Relay Driver is a low-voltage and low-power upgrade of TI's ULN2003 family of 7-channel Darlington transistor array devices. TI ULN2003LV sink driver features 7 low output impedance drivers to support low voltage relay and inductive coil applications. The low impedance drivers minimize on-chip power dissipation, making it up to 5 times lower for typical 3V relays. ULN2003LV is pin-to-pin compatible with the ULN2003 family of devices in similar packages. ULN2003LV supports 3.3V to 5V CMOS logic input interface, making it compatible to a wide range of microcontrollers and other logic interfaces. ULN2003LV also features an improved input interface that minimizes the input DC current drawn from the external drivers.
Texas Instruments TPD12S016 Value-Line HDMI Companion Chip for Portable Applications is a single-chip HDMI interface device with auto-direction sensing I²C voltage level shift buffers, load switch, and integrated high-speed ESD protection clamps. TI TPD12S016 HDMI Companion Chip offers eight low-capacitance ESD clamps, allowing HDMI 1.4 data rates. The integrated ESD circuits provide good matching between each differential signal pair, an advantage over discrete ESD solutions where variations between ESD protection clamps degrade the differential signal quality. TI TPD12S016 HDMI interface chip provides a current limited 5V output (5V_OUT) for sourcing the HDMI power line. The current limited 5V output supplies up to 55 mA to the HDMI receiver. This TI device is ideal for use in cell phones, eBooks, and portable media players.
Texas Instruments TXB0304 4-bit Bidirectional Voltage-Level Translator with Automatic Direction Sensing uses two separate configurable power-supply rails. This TI device features fully symmetric supply voltages of 0.9V to 3.6V on A Port and B Port. The TI TXB0304 Voltage-Level Translator also has a VCC isolation feature places all outputs in the high-impedance state if either VCC input is at GND. The TI TXB0304 provides low power consumption of 5µA Max (ICCA or ICCB). The IOFF circuitry supports partial-power-down mode operation.
Texas Instruments PCA95xx I²C and SMBus devices consist of a variety of logic ICs, including repeaters, bidirectional translating switches, and I/O expanders. The TI PCA9515A dual bidirectional I²C and SMBus repeater is a BiCMOS IC intended for I²C and SMBus systems applications. The PCA9515A contains two identical bidirectional open-drain buffer circuits that enable I²C and similar bus systems to be extended without degradation of system performance. The TI PCA9544A and PCA9545A are quad bidirectional translating switches controlled via the I²C bus. The SCL/SDA upstream pair on the PCA9544A and PCA9545A fans out to four downstream pairs, or channels On the PCA9544a, one SCL/SDA pair can be selected at a time, and this is determined by the contents of the programmable control register. On the PCA9545A, any individual SCn/SDn channel or combination of channels can be selected, and this is determined by the contents of the programmable control register. The TI PCA9554A and PCA9557 are remote 8-bit I²C and SMBus expanders. The PCA9554A and PCA9557 provide general-purpose I/O expansion for most microcontroller families via the I²C interface.
The Texas Instruments AMC80 system hardware monitor and control circuit includes a seven-channel, 10-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), two programmable fan-speed monitors, and a two-wire interface. The TI AMC80 also includes programmable upper over-limit and lower under-limit alarms that activate when the programmed limits are exceeded. TI AMC80 system hardware monitor can interface with both linear and digital temperature sensors. The 2.5mV least significant bit (LSB) and 2.56V input range can accept inputs from a linear sensor such as the TMP20. The TI AMC80 has low supply current and can be configured using a two-wire interface, making it ideal for a wide range of applications: communications equipment, servers, industrial and medical equipment, storage area networks, and more.
Texas Instruments SN74AVC4T234 4-Bit Dual-Supply Bus Transceiver uses two separate configurable power-supply rails to enable asynchronous communication between B-port inputs and A-port inputs. The A port is designed to track VCCA while the B port is designed to track VCCB. Both VCCA and VCCB are configurable from 0.9V to 3.6V. TI SN74AVC4T234 4-Bit Non-Inverting Bus Translator ensures both a very low static and dynamic power consumption across the entire VCC range of 0.9V to 3.6V, resulting in an increased battery life. The TI SN74AVC4T234 Dual-Supply Bus Transceiver also maintains excellent signal integrity and is fully specified for partial-power-down applications using Ioff.
The Texas Instruments TCA9509 is an I²C Bus / SMBus Repeater for use in I²C / SMBus systems. The TI TCA9509 Bus Repeater can also provide bidirectional voltage-level translation (up-translation / down-translation) between low voltages (down to 0.9V) and higher voltages (2.7V to 5.5V) in mixed-mode applications. This device enables I²C and similar bus systems to be extended, without degradation of performance even during level shifting. The TI TCA9509 buffers both the serial data (SDA) and the serial clock (SCL) signals on the I²C bus, allowing 400pF bus capacitance on the B-side. This TI device can also be used to isolate two halves of a bus for voltage and capacitance. The TCA9509 Bus Repeater has two types of drivers - A-side drivers and B-side drivers. All inputs and B-side I/Os are overvoltage tolerant to 5.5V. The A-side I/Os are overvoltage tolerant to 5.5V when the device is unpowered (VCCB and/or VCCA=0V).
Texas Instruments TPD4S014 single-chip solution for USB charger port protection offers low capacitance TVS type ESD clamps for the D+, D-, and standard capacitance for the ID pin. On the VBUS pin, the TI TPD4S014 can handle over-voltage protection up to 28V. TI TPD4S014 charger port protection solution supports >2A charging current and provides a low capacitance TVS ESD clamp for USB 2.0 high-speed data rate. This TI device features a 16ms turn-on delay after VBUS crosses the under voltage lockout threshold in order to let the voltage stabilize before closing the switch. This function acts as a deglitch and prevents unnecessary switching if there is any ringing on the line during connection. The TPD4S014 is ideal for use in cell phones, eBook applications, digital cameras, and portable media players.
Texas Instruments TPD12S015A HDMI Companion Chip offers 8 low capacitance ESD clamps allowing HDMI 1.4 data rates. The 0.4mm pitch WCSP package pin mapping matches the HDMI Type D or Type C connectors. The integrated ESD clamps in monolithic silicon technology provide good matching between each differential signal pair. This provides an advantage over discrete ESD clamp solutions where variations between ESD clamps degrade the differential signal quality. The TI TPD12S015A provides a regulated 5V output for sourcing the HDMI power line. The TI TPD12S015A HDMI Companion Chip is a drop-in replacement for the popular TPD12S015. The TI TPD12S015A provides IEC61000-4-2 (Level 4) ESD protection. The device is offered in a space-saving 1.6mm x 2.8mm WCSP package.
Texas Instruments THS788 Quad-Channel Time Measurement Unit (TMU) incorporates a time-to-digital converter (TDC) architecture for fast and accurate measurements. The TMU can provide 8ps of single-shot accuracy. The TDC has 13ps resolution (LSB), which is derived from an external master clock of 200MHz. The TI THS788 Quad-Channel TMU uses fast LVDS-compatible interfaces for all of its event inputs and serial result outputs, allowing for fast and reliable data transfer. Each channel can process time stamps at a maximum speed of 200 MSPS. The TI THS788 has a wide range of programmability that makes it flexible in different applications. The serial-result interface has programmable data length, frequency, and data-rate mode (DDR and normal). The event channels can be programmed to take time stamps on rising edges or falling edges. The TMU includes a mode for event management that allows the user to program wait times before measurements. The TI THS788 is ideal for use in a variety of applications, including automatic test equipment, benchtop time-measurement equipment, radar and sonar, medical imaging, and more.
The Texas Instruments TSU6712 multiple SP4T (single pole quadruple throw) switch features impedance detection and a USB path that supports USB 2.0 High Speed. The TI TSU6712 SP4T switch is fully controlled using I²C and enables USB data, stereo and mono audio, video, microphone, and UART data to use a common connector port. The TI TSU6712 is designed for use in cell phones / smart phones, tablet PCs, digital cameras and camcorders, and GPS navigation systems.
Texas Instruments PHYTER® 10/100 Ethernet Physical Layer Transceivers
are 10/100 single port physical layer devices offering low power
consumption with several intelligent power down states. Designed to
support multiple power modes using low-power 3.3V, 0.18μm
CMOS technology, TI
PHYTER 10/100 Ethernet Physical Layer Transceivers have a typical
low power consumption rating of < 270mW. The integrated sub-layers support both 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX
protocols to enable compatibility and interoperability with all other standards-based
solutions.The PHYTER® 10/100 Ethernet Physical Layer Transceivers
interface to twisted pair media via an external transformer. With the industry's highest
of 4000V, error-free operation up to 150 meters, space saving 48-pin LQFP package (7mm) x (7mm), and
specification compliance, the
PHYTER® 10/100 Ethernet Physical Layer Transceivers
are ideally suited for high end peripheral devices, industrial controls
and factory automation, automotive and transportation, and general embedded applications.
Texas Instruments TUSB8040 SuperSpeed USB 4-port hub devices are USB 3.0 compliant devices providing simultaneous SuperSpeed (USB 3.0) and high-speed/full-speed connections on the upstream port and SuperSpeed, high-speed, full-speed, or low-speed connections on the downstream ports. TI TUSB8040 hub controllers support up to four downstream ports and may be configured to report one to four downstream ports by an attached EEPROM or SMBus controller. The configuration options offered by the TI TUSB8040 provide the ability to scale the device by application. The TUSB8040AEVM is a free-standing SuperSpeed USB Hub reference design.
Texas Instruments TUSB1310A SuperSpeed USB devices are single-port, 5.0-Gbps USB 3.0 physical layer transceivers operating off of a single reference clock provided by either a crystal or an external reference clock. The reference clock frequencies are selectable from 20, 25, 30, and 40MHz. TI TUSB1310A SuperSpeed transceivers provide the clock to the USB controller. The use of a single reference clock allows the TUSB1310A to provide a low-cost USB 3.0 solution with few external components and a low implementation cost. The USB controller interfaces to the TUSB1310A via a PIPE (SuperSpeed) and a ULPI (USB 2.0) interface. The 16-bit PIPE operates off of a 250-MHz interface clock. The ULPI supports 8-bit operations with a 60-MHz interface clock. TI TUSB1310A SuperSpeed (USB 3.0) transceivers are ideal for use in a variety of applications, including surveillance cameras, multimedia handsets, smartphones, digital still cameras, and more.
The Texas Instruments TUSB9261 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to serial ATA bridge provides the necessary hardware and firmware to implement a USB attached SCSI protocol (UASP) compliant mass storage device suitable for bridging hard disk drives (HDD), solid state disk drives (SSD), optical drives, and other compatible SATA 1.5-Gbps or SATA 3.0-Gbps devices to a USB 3.0 bus. In addition to UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support, the firmware of the ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller-based TI TUSB9261 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to serial ATA bridge implements the mass storage class bulk-only transport (BOT) and USB human interface device (HID) interfaces. The TUSB9261 features an integrated transceiver that supports SS/HS/FS signaling. The device also has the best in class adaptive equalizer. The TI TUSB9261 is optimized for use in external HDD/SSD, external DVD, external CD, and HDD-based portable media players. The TUSB9261DEMO free-standing reference design acts as a bridge between a SuperSpeed USB bus and a SATA device. The TUSB9261DEMO is used to evaluate system compatibility.
Texas Instruments TUSB7320 and TUSB7340 USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controllers are designed to interface to a host system via a PCIe x1 Gen2 interface and provide SuperSpeed, high-speed, full-speed, or low-speed connections on the downstream USB ports. The TI TUSB7320 USB 3.0 xHCI compliant host controller supports up to two downstream ports while the TUSB7340 host controller supports up to four downstream ports. The downstream ports may be independently enabled or disabled and have adjustments for transmit swing, de-emphasis, and equalization settings. TI TUSB7320 and TUSB7340 SuperSpeed USB host controllers support input frequencies between 20MHz and 50MHz and feature best-in-class adaptive receiver equalizer design. TUSB7x30 devices are optimized for use in notebooks, desktop computers, workstations, servers, and more. The TI TUSB7320EVM and TUSB7340EVM are free-standing reference designs for the TUSB73x0 HCI Host Controllers.
The Texas Instruments TCA9406 is a 2-bit bidirectional translator for SDA and SCL Lines in mixed-mode I²C applications. The TI TCA9406 is operational from 1.65 V to 3.6 V on A-Port and 2.3 V to 5.5 V on B-port. Enable input is referenced to VCCA with a maximum input voltage tolerance of 4.6 V. The TI TCA9406 voltage-level translator can operate up to 24Mbps in push pull mode and 2Mbps with open drain mode. The TI TCA9406 bidirectional translator provides both level translation and physically isolates the capacitance to either side of the bus when both sides are connected. It is designed for a variety of level-shifter applications, including I²C/SMBus, UART, and GPIO.
The Texas Instruments PCA9306 voltage-level translator allows bidirectional voltage translations between 1.2V and 5V without the use of a direction pin. The low ON-state resistance of the switch allows connections to be made with minimal propagation delay. The TI PCA9306 voltage-level translator is I²C and SMBus compatible and enables a system designer to isolate two halves of a bus, allowing more I²C devices or longer trace length to be accommodated.
The Texas Instruments DIX9211 216 kHz digital audio interface transceiver is a complete analog and digital front-end for multimedia players and recorders. The TI DIX9211 digital audio interface transceiver integrates an S/PDIF transceiver with up to 12 multiplexed inputs and 3x PCM inputs to allow other audio receivers to be multiplexed along with the analog and S/PDIF signals to a digital signal processor (DSP). This TI device includes digital audio I/F receiver, digital audio I/F transmitter, a routing function, and other features. The DIX9211 is ideal for home theater and AVR equipment, TV and soundbars, musical instruments, recording, and broadcast, and high-performance soundcards.
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