NXP – PMICs provide highly integrated power solution for MCUs or applications processors

NXP Semiconductors supplies a wide range of Power Management Integrated Circuits (PMICs), which provide high-performance power- management solutions for various applications in the automotive, consumer and industrial markets. Use of a PMIC provides a highly integrated alternative to the implementation of a circuit based on multiple discrete components. NXP PMICs integrate power management, system control, […]

NXP – New ARM Cortex-M0+-based MCUs offer low-cost, low-power option for industrial and consumer applications


NXP Semiconductors has extended its LPC800 series of ARM® Cortex®-M0+ core-based microcontrollers with the LPC84x family, which provides a cost- effective MCU option for industrial or consumer applications. The new LPC84x MCUs, which operate at a frequency as high as 30MHz, offer up to 16 kbytes of SRAM, as well as a Fast Initialisation Memory […]

NXP – New NFC front-end offers extended transmission range


NXP Semiconductors’ new CLRC663 plus, an efficient and flexible NFC front- end IC, is ideal for applications which require both high performance and low power consumption. The CLRC663 plus, which has the part number CLRC66303HN, is pin-compatible with other devices in the CLRC663 family, the MFRC630 and SLRC610. It offers a longer transmission range and […]

NXP – NFC Cube with smartphone app demonstrates simple implementation of secure access control


NXP Semiconductors provides an NFC demonstration system, called the NFC Cube, which shows the ease with which highly secure and convenient systems for conditional access control can be implemented. Conditional access control, in which entry into secured spaces is restricted to authorised people, plays an important role in people-movement systems. NFC is an ideal technology […]

NXP – Families of ARM core-based MCUs optimised for motor- and power-control applications


The Kinetis® V series of MCUs from NXP Semiconductors, based on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+, Cortex-M4 and Cortex-M7 cores, are intended for use in a wide range of motor- control and digital power-conversion applications. Drawing on NXP’s extensive expertise in motor and power control, the Kinetis V series MCUs enable system developers to realise secure, connected, […]

NXP – Motor-control development board supports sensored and sensorless designs


The FRDM-KV10Z from NXP Semiconductors is a development platform for users of the Kinetis® V1x series of microcontrollers. The KV1x MCUs, which are based on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor core, have the features and performance required to implement sensored or sensorless control of a Brushless DC (BLDC) motor or a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM). […]

NXP – 16-channel LED driver dims and blinks groups of RGBA LEDs


NXP Semiconductors’ PCA9745B is a 16-channel constant-current LED driver suitable for dimming and blinking 57mA Red/Green/Blue/Amber (RGBA) LEDs in status information and displays and in amusement products. Each LED output has its own 8-bit fixed- frequency PWM controller which operates at 31.25kHz with a duty cycle which is adjustable from 0% to 100% for precise […]

NXP – 204MHz dual-core MCU offers advanced security and HMI features


NXP Semiconductors’ LPC43S57, a high-performance, dual-core MCU for embedded applications, offers a variety of sophisticated security capabilities and features for implementing advanced human-machine interfaces. These include an on-chip AES engine to provide hardware acceleration of encryption functions, and an LCD controller offering programmable display resolution of up to 1024 x 768 pixels. The LPC43S57’s architecture […]

NXP – CAN transceiver for industrial networking systems


NXP Semiconductors’ TJA1057 is part of its Mantis family of high-speed CAN transceivers, providing an interface between a Controller Area Network (CAN) protocol controller and the physical two-wire CAN bus. The transceiver is designed for high-speed CAN applications in the automotive industry, providing differential Transmit and Receive capability to a microcontroller with a CAN protocol […]

NXP – Controller ICs integrate NFC protocol stack

NXP Semiconductors’ PN7120 and PN7150 NFC controller ICs enable the easy integration of NFC reader functionality into wireless access points and gateways. By embedding NFC capability in a network gateway, manufacturers can enable ‘tap and go’ commissioning of networked devices connected to the gateway, such as smart light bulbs and home automation controllers. Because the […]