Posted by Microchip Technology Inc.

Signal Processing Types

News

CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 — The SAM D5x and SAM E5x microcontroller (MCU) families are now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). These new 32-bit MCU families offer extensive connectivity interfaces, powerful performance and robust hardware-based security for a wide variety of applications.

The SAM D5/E5 microcontrollers combine the performance of an ARM® Cortex®-M4 processor with a Floating Point Unit (FPU). This combination offloads the Central Processing Unit (CPU), increasing system efficiency and enabling process-intensive applications on a low-power platform. Running at up to 120 MHz, the D5x and E5x MCUs feature up to 1 MB of dual-panel Flash with Error Correction Code (ECC), easily enabling live updates with no interruption to the running system. Additionally, these families are available with up to 256 KB of SRAM with ECC, vital to mission-critical applications such as medical devices or server systems. [Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Qualified to the latest Bluetooth 4.2 standard, the IS1870 and IS1871 Bluetooth LE RF ICs, along with the BM70 module, expand Microchip’s existing Bluetooth portfolio and carry both worldwide regulatory and Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) certifications. The IS1870 and IS1871 ICs bring cutting-edge Bluetooth 4.2 performance to Microchip\'s chip-down customers, and the BM70 module enables customers to avoid the expense and product delays caused by regulatory certifications. Complete Bluetooth 4.2 Compliant Silicon, Modules and Software Provide Internet of Things Developers Ultimate Design Flexibility for Cost Savings

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced its next-generation Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) solutions. Qualified to the latest Bluetooth 4.2 standard, the IS1870 and IS1871 Bluetooth LE RF ICs, along with the BM70 module, expand Microchip’s existing Bluetooth portfolio and carry both worldwide regulatory and Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) certifications. These new offerings are ideal for Internet of Things and Bluetooth Beacon applications, and make it easy for designers to take advantage of the low power consumption and simplicity of Bluetooth LE connectivity.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip announced the MCP9600--the world's first thermocouple-conditioning integrated circuit to combine precision instrumentation, a precision temperature sensor and a precision, high-resolution analog-to-digital converter (ADC), in addition to a math engine preprogrammed with the firmware to support a broad range of standard thermocouple types (K, J, T, N, S, E, B and R).[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip today announced the SSC7102--a low-power, flexible and turnkey sensor hub that makes implementing sensor fusion easy and provides an extremely large selection of supported sensors.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip today announced its latest 2.4 GHz, 50 ohm Matched RF WLAN Front End Module (FEM)--the SST12LF09--for Bluetooth(r) connectivity, as well as 802.11b/g/n and 256-QAM Wi-Fi(r) applications.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip announced the MCP9600--the world's first thermocouple-conditioning integrated circuit to combine precision instrumentation, a precision temperature sensor and a precision, high-resolution analog-to-digital converter (ADC), in addition to a math engine preprogrammed with the firmware to support a broad range of standard thermocouple types (K, J, T, N, S, E, B and R).[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip\'s new DACs are ideal for applications in the consumer and industrial markets, such as wireless microphones, mp3 player accessories and blood glucose test devices and applications such as motor control, instrumentation, sensor calibration, set point/offset trimming, among others. The integration and feature set of Microchip\'s new DACs offers customers system flexibility and power savings while simplifying their design efforts. CHANDLER, Ariz.[NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the expansion of its non-volatile Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) product line with the MCP47FEBXX devices. The low-power, single and dual-channel DACs feature 8-, 10- and 12-bit resolution, integrated EEPROM and an I2C™ interface, and are offered in 8-pin TSSOP packages. The DACs are ideal for applications in the consumer and industrial markets, such as wireless microphones, mp3 player accessories and blood glucose test devices and applications such as motor control, instrumentation, sensor calibration, set point/offset trimming, among others.

The integrated EEPROM enables DAC settings to be recalled at power up, for added system flexibility. The choice of 8-, 10- and 12-bit resolution provides flexibility with design requirements and cost. The various shutdown modes significantly reduce the device current consumption for power critical applications. These devices offer customers the ability to utilize the internal bandgap for device voltage reference, simplifying development and lowering system cost, or use an external voltage reference source in order to optimize their design.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip\'s new MCP3919 and MCP3912 AFEs integrate three and four channels of 24-bit, delta-sigma Analog-to-Digital Conversion (ADC), respectively, with industry-leading accuracy of 93.5 dB SINAD, -107 dB THD and 112 dB SFDR for precise signal acquisition and higher-performing end products. AFE completes Microchip’s MCP391X family, which spans 1 to 8-channel members for single-phase and poly-phase energy measurement. CHANDLER, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the completion of its high-accuracy, 1-8 channel, single and poly-phase MCP391X energy-measurement Analog Front End (AFE) family. The new MCP3919 and MCP3912 members integrate three and four channels of 24-bit, delta-sigma Analog-to-Digital Conversion (ADC), respectively, with industry-leading accuracy of 93.5 dB SINAD, -107 dB THD and 112 dB SFDR for precise signal acquisition and higher-performing end products. These are the optimal numbers of channels for single-phase energy meters with neutral monitoring (3-channel); or single-phase, three-wire energy meters (4-channel). The high level of integration on the new AFEs also includes a low-drift voltage reference, programmable gain amplifiers, phase-delay compensation and cyclic redundancy check (CRC).

As the energy-metering infrastructure is being upgraded worldwide, designers are demanding increased AFE accuracy and integration to develop the latest generation of smart meters. These features are also required by the designers of advanced power-monitoring systems for applications such as server power supplies and power distribution units, electronic circuit breakers, smart power strips and other data-acquisition products in the industrial, commercial and consumer markets. Microchip’s newest AFEs improve application performance with their industry-leading accuracy, high integration and optimal number of channels for single-phase energy measurement. Additionally, the high AFE accuracy facilitates energy-meter calibration, which reduces production costs.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

Signal Processing Applications

News

The PIC18F "K42" family, which combines an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), high-resolution analog, on-chip Direct Memory Access (DMA) and vectored interrupts for fast processing, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. The DMA controller enables data transfers between memory space and peripherals without Core Processing Unit (CPU) involvement, improving system performance and lowering power consumption. When interrupts are required, vectored interrupts provide faster response times with fixed latency reducing software overhead. Code development is also simplified with the user-friendly MPLAB(r) Code Configurator, making the PIC18F "K42" family well suited for an extensive range of applications and markets, including touch sensing, automotive, industrial control, Internet of Things (IoT), medical and white goods.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

CHANDLER, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2016 — The new PIC24 “GA7” family of microcontrollers (MCU) is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. As the lowest-cost 256 KB Flash memory 16-bit MCUs available today, these PIC24 devices enable extremely cost-effective designs for Internet of Things (IoT) sensor nodes, portable medical devices and industrial control applications. For more information about Microchip’s PIC24 “GA7” family visit: www.microchip.com/pic24ga705

The PIC24 “GA7” family enables developers to cut power consumption, cost and space. The devices offer low-power modes including multiple sleep modes, down to 190 nA, to greatly decrease power consumption for extended battery life in portable applications at a fraction of the cost of previous solutions. The new devices also offer up to 256 KB Flash and 16 KB RAM and are available in 28, 44 and 48 pin count package options, some as small as 4 x 4mm.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip announces the industry's first complete LoRa(r) technology evaluation kits. The new kits provide customers with all required components to create a Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) in Europe (DV164140-1 for 868 the MHz band) or North America (DV164140-2 for the 915 MHz band).[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced its partnership with Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS) to provide customers with complete projected-capacitive touch (PCAP) and 3D-gesture interface modules, which will lead to faster development and lower costs.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Stack-on-Board RN2483 Named Golden-Unit Reference Module for All Future Certifications;

Makes it Easy to Tap the Long Range and Low Power of LoRa Wireless Networks [Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip\'s MTCH102-5-8 low power touch controllers create robust, ready-to-go touch solutions to serve the rapid growth of capacitive human interfaces. In a hardware-only configuration, these 2, 5 and 8-channel controllers replace mechanical buttons with a simple digital output. Embedded Developers Can Quickly Integrate Proximity and Touch Sensing Technology Without Writing any Software

CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2015 [NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the expansion of its MTCH10x mTouch® sensing portfolio with the turnkey MTCH102-5-8 capacitive touch controllers. In a hardware-only configuration, these 2, 5 and 8-channel controllers replace mechanical buttons with a simple digital output, making it easy to add proximity and touch detection to any application that is constrained by size, power or cost. To achieve high reliability and more sensitive touch performance, including operation through a glove, the MTCH102-5-8 capacitive touch controllers come with advanced multi-stage noise filtering algorithms. The MTCH102-5-8 controllers support a wide range of touch-sensor shapes and sizes, feature automatic compensation for environmental conditions, and provide reliable operation in the presence of water. Moreover, active guarding increases proximity-sensing sensitivity and makes the electronic design robust, even with long board traces to the touch sensors.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip\'s new DACs are ideal for applications in the consumer and industrial markets, such as wireless microphones, mp3 player accessories and blood glucose test devices and applications such as motor control, instrumentation, sensor calibration, set point/offset trimming, among others. The integration and feature set of Microchip\'s new DACs offers customers system flexibility and power savings while simplifying their design efforts. CHANDLER, Ariz.[NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the expansion of its non-volatile Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) product line with the MCP47FEBXX devices. The low-power, single and dual-channel DACs feature 8-, 10- and 12-bit resolution, integrated EEPROM and an I2C™ interface, and are offered in 8-pin TSSOP packages. The DACs are ideal for applications in the consumer and industrial markets, such as wireless microphones, mp3 player accessories and blood glucose test devices and applications such as motor control, instrumentation, sensor calibration, set point/offset trimming, among others.

The integrated EEPROM enables DAC settings to be recalled at power up, for added system flexibility. The choice of 8-, 10- and 12-bit resolution provides flexibility with design requirements and cost. The various shutdown modes significantly reduce the device current consumption for power critical applications. These devices offer customers the ability to utilize the internal bandgap for device voltage reference, simplifying development and lowering system cost, or use an external voltage reference source in order to optimize their design.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip announced the addition of the LAN9353, LAN9354 and LAN9355 Three-Port, 10/100 Industrial Ethernet Switches to its reliable, high-quality, and high-performance portfolio of Ethernet solutions, which includes Ethernet switches, controllers, bridges and PHYs.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip\'s new MCP3919 and MCP3912 AFEs integrate three and four channels of 24-bit, delta-sigma Analog-to-Digital Conversion (ADC), respectively, with industry-leading accuracy of 93.5 dB SINAD, -107 dB THD and 112 dB SFDR for precise signal acquisition and higher-performing end products. AFE completes Microchip’s MCP391X family, which spans 1 to 8-channel members for single-phase and poly-phase energy measurement. CHANDLER, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the completion of its high-accuracy, 1-8 channel, single and poly-phase MCP391X energy-measurement Analog Front End (AFE) family. The new MCP3919 and MCP3912 members integrate three and four channels of 24-bit, delta-sigma Analog-to-Digital Conversion (ADC), respectively, with industry-leading accuracy of 93.5 dB SINAD, -107 dB THD and 112 dB SFDR for precise signal acquisition and higher-performing end products. These are the optimal numbers of channels for single-phase energy meters with neutral monitoring (3-channel); or single-phase, three-wire energy meters (4-channel). The high level of integration on the new AFEs also includes a low-drift voltage reference, programmable gain amplifiers, phase-delay compensation and cyclic redundancy check (CRC).

As the energy-metering infrastructure is being upgraded worldwide, designers are demanding increased AFE accuracy and integration to develop the latest generation of smart meters. These features are also required by the designers of advanced power-monitoring systems for applications such as server power supplies and power distribution units, electronic circuit breakers, smart power strips and other data-acquisition products in the industrial, commercial and consumer markets. Microchip’s newest AFEs improve application performance with their industry-leading accuracy, high integration and optimal number of channels for single-phase energy measurement. Additionally, the high AFE accuracy facilitates energy-meter calibration, which reduces production costs.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Daimler AG is the latest automotive company to adopt the latest-generation MOST150 standard in its infotainment systems, using Microchip's Intelligent Network Interface Controllers (INICs).[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip\'s next-generation family of energy-measurement Analog Front Ends offer industry-leading accuracy. Block diagram of Microchip\'s next-generation energy-measurement Analog Front End. AFEs Integrate Up to Eight 24-bit ADCs With Programmable Data Rate and

Industry-Leading Accuracy of 94.5 dB SINAD, -106.5 dB THD and 112 dB SFDR [Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip is making available for license, on a royalty-bearing basis, its proprietary MOST150 Data Link Layer Specification. By making the key technologies available for the lower layers of MOST150, other semiconductor companies now have the opportunity to develop, manufacture and supply chips with a MOST150 interface.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

News

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced the world's first H.264 video I/O companion integrated circuits (ICs) optimized for the proven and robust Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST(r)) high-speed automotive infotainment and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) network technology.[Continue reading →]

In a New Tab/Window

 Expand All