Press Release

NXP Introduces Industry’s Lowest Power Voltage Translators

February 23, 2016 at 8:00 AM CET

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Embedded World 2016 – Nuremberg, Germany, February 23, 2016 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today introduced the AXP family of logic translators, designed for low-power and high-performance applications. The family of AXP translators is the lowest power voltage translator solution in the market while also offering the widest range of voltage translation from 0.7 volts to 5.5 volts. The AXP translators (AXPnT) are ideal for high performance applications with Microprocessors/Microcontrollers/SOCs operating at ultra-low voltages below 1.8 volts that still need to interface with I/O peripheral solutions typically operating at 2.5 V, 3.3 V, or even 5.5 V.

In 2014, NXP introduced the AXP family of logic devices, offering the lowest power logic functions in the industry. With today’s introduction of the AXPnT, NXP now offers solutions to interfacing Microprocessors/Microcontrollers/ASICs operating as low as 0.7 V to peripheral devices operating as high as 5.5 V.

The AXPnT includes standard buffers, as well as gates and configurable functions. They are available in both leaded and leadless package options, including NXP’s 5- and 6-pin GX packages. These packages are the smallest leadless logic packages in the industry. By providing the lowest power voltage translator products, NXP Semiconductors continues to support the migration of applications to lower voltages. The result is greater power savings for battery powered applications, while at the same time facilitating the interfacing of lower-voltage ASICs, microprocessors, microcontrollers, or SOC chips with legacy higher-voltage peripheral devices in the market place.

Features of AXPnT devices

·         Dual supply voltage level translation

o    VCCI = 0.7 V to 2.75 V

o    VCCO = 1.2 V to 5.5 V

·         Very low dynamic power dissipation (CPD)

·         Schmitt-trigger action on all inputs

·         12mA balanced output drive

·         Over-voltage tolerant inputs and outputs

·         Leaded & Leadless Package Options

·         Fully specified (-40 to +85 °C)

·         Pb-free, RoHS compliant and Dark Green

The AXP translator family of devices are expected to sample in February 2016.

Product information:

50 Years of Logic: Leading volume supplier of Logic worldwide
NXP Semiconductors is committed to the logic market and continually invests in new process and package technologies, as well as packaging facilities, to offer a leading-edge portfolio. Over the last 50 years, the NXP logic business—starting as Philips Semiconductors—has supported growing global demand for logic. As the No. 1 volume supplier in the world, NXP can support the highest volume logic requirements, while offering a broad variety of industry-leading package solutions.  


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About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries.



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