DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ACT88430 is the next generation ActiveCiPSTM Power Management IC combining seven fully integrated power channels with one 4A buck regulator, three 2.5A buck regulators and three LDOs with digitally controlled features providing seamless and easy sequencing, adjustable protection features, four highly flexible GPIOs and a dedicated external power converter control pin. The buck converters support DVS (Dynamic Voltage Scaling) with 9.375mV steps down to 0.6V and can be controlled with the I2C interface to optimize individual processor performance.
The ActiveCiPSTM line of products allows system designers to change the power up and down sequencing, output voltages, current limits and many more parameters by using the IC’s proprietary multiple-time programmable logic to meet changing requirements during product development without the need for changing the PCB layout. It also enables the reuse of the same power management solution in follow-on designs with different voltage and sequencing requirements.
“The seven power rails are highly configurable, and the DC/DC buck converters and LDOs can be used as load switches giving designers more system flexibility,” says Dave Briggs, VP and General Manager of Power Solutions at Active-Semi. “Our multiple-time programmable (MTP) logic enables quick changes in the customer’s project design phase and allows for reuse and a simplified bill of materials for improved system cost optimization and sourcing.”
The compact ACT88430 is packaged in a 40 pin, 5x5mm QFN package and is available in samples and volume production.
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About Active-Semi International, Inc.
Founded in Silicon Valley and headquartered in the Dallas, Texas metroplex, Active-Semi is a rapidly emerging leader in the multi-billion-dollar power management and intelligent motor drive IC markets. The company’s portfolio of analog and mixed signal SoCs provide scalable core platforms used in charging, powering and embedded digital control systems for industrial, commercial and consumer applications. Active-Semi offers Power Application Controllers® (PAC®) and ActiveCiPSTM programmable analog ICs that significantly reduce solution size and cost, improve system reliability, and shorten system development time.
Active-Semi International Inc. is a multi-national Cayman Island corporation backed by leading Venture Capital firms, including USVP, Tenaya Capital, and LDV Partners, with over 170 patents granted and pending.
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