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Texas Instruments' single-chip power management units for portable electronics cut board space in half

Highly integrated and efficient PMUs support advanced processor power requirements

PRNewswire
Sep 21, 2009

DALLAS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced the TPS6507x family of single-chip, power management integrated circuits for portable electronics. The new power management units (PMUs) implement all sequencing and default options to power today's leading processors, including TI's OMAP™ and digital signal processors. For more information and to order samples, please see: www.ti.com/tps6507x-pr.

The TPS65070 and TPS65073 devices result in a 50-percent smaller DC/DC implementation versus a discrete design by integrating three highly efficient, 2.25-MHz, 1.5-A DC/DC step-down converters that support core processor, memory and I/O voltages; two general purpose, 200-mA LDOs; white LED backlighting to support up to 5-inch LCD displays; I2C communications interface; 10-bit analog-to-digital converter; touch-screen interface and an integrated 1.5-A linear battery charger.

TI's new PMUs support the following processors with easy-to-use reference designs:

Availability, packaging and pricing

The TPS65070 and TPS65073 devices are available in volume production from TI and its authorized distributors. The devices come in a 6 mm x 6 mm x 0.4 mm, 48-pin, leadless, thermally enhanced QFN package with a suggested resale price of $3.95 in 1,000-unit quantities. Samples, evaluation modules and application notes are available.

More about TI's PMU portfolio:

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