SiTime Introduces Low-Power Family of Programmable Oscillators
January 27, 2009 -- SiTime Corp. has introduced a new family of programmable oscillators designed to extend battery life in portable and consumer electronics by delivering the industry's lowest power consumption and fastest start-up time. These devices are highly programmable, with frequencies, voltages and tolerances that can be configured easily, enabling shipment of customized samples in 24 hours and production quantities in two weeks. In addition, the oscillator packages have standard footprints and can be used as drop-in replacements for quartz devices. The first three solutions in this product family include:
The three new oscillators feature low power consumption in active and standby modes, typically less than 3.5mA and 10uA, respectively, and offer a very fast start-up time of less than 3ms. To enable customization, the devices can be programmed to operate at 1.8V, 2.5V, 2.8V or 3.3V, and at frequencies from 1MHz to 110MHz. These low-power oscillators can be used in a wide range of microprocessor, microcontroller and serial I/O applications.
The SiT8003, SiT8003XT and SiT8033 will be available for sampling in mid-February. Production quantities will be available in late March.
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