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Ricoh Launches 60V Voltage Regulator for Automotive Applications

Ricoh launches 60V Voltage Regulators for use in new 48V automotive battery applications The R1560 and R1561 feature in conventional internal combustion automobiles, as well as hybrid electric and mild hybrid vehicles. Today’s conventional car battery systems are reaching their limits due a continuously increasing integration level of electronic applications. This has led to strong…

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Ricoh’s New Automotive IC

Ricoh launches automotive supervisory IC with 42V/250mA LDO, voltage detector and window watchdog timer Ricoh Europe (Netherlands) B.V. Semiconductor Support Centre has launched a compact solution combining a 42V/250mA voltage regulator, voltage detector and (window) watchdog timer for general car equipment and car accessories requiring low current consumption. The R5114 / R5115S series consumes just…

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General Motors Global Compact Car Platform Now Includes Microchip’s MOST50 Automotive Infotainment Networking Solution

From Chevy Cruze to Cadillac Escalade, MOST® Technology Is the De-facto Standard for High-bandwidth Automotive Multimedia Networking Microchip Technology Inc. today announced that General Motors (GM) is using Microchip’s Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST®) Intelligent Network Interface Controllers (INICs) to manage the infotainment system networking functions in their global compact car platform. This includes the…

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Microchip Announces Two New Digitally Enhanced Power Controllers

Microchip announces two new digitally enhanced power analogue controllers designed for next-generation LED lighting applications Key Facts: MCP19116 and MCP19117 enable intelligent, configurable, and accurate LED lighting Integrates an intelligent PWM controller with a PIC® MCU core Combines cost savings combined with reliability, efficiency, and light quality Digital interface supports communication and configuration and remote…

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ASIX Launches New I/O Connectivity ICs

ASIX Electronics Corp, a leading fabless semiconductor company for embedded networking/bridging solutions, today announced the expansion of its I/O Connectivity ICs product portfolio with three new additions to ASIX’s MCS78x0 and MCS99xx series, including AX78120/AX78140 USB 2.0 to Multi I/O controller and AX99100 PCIe to Multi I/O controller. For chip-to-chip or system-to-system connections, these controllers…

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