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USB Transceiver Opts For XScale

Optimized for Intel's Monahans processor family employing the third-generation XScale architecture, the MoBL-USB TX2 transceiver is compliant with the USB 2.0 Transceiver Macrocell Interface (UTMI) standard. The transceiver is offered in a 56-ball VFBGA package that measures 5 mm x 5 mm with a 0.5-mm ball pitch, said to be the industry's smallest. It also reports the lowest suspend current at 15 µA. Other features and functions include serial-to-parallel and parallel-to-serial conversions; 8-bit unidirectional, 8-bit bidirectional, or 16-bit bidirectional external data interface; synchronous field and EOP detection on receive packets and generation on transmit packets; data and clock recovery from the USB serial stream; bit stuffing/unstuffing; bit-stuff-error detection; 16-bit/30-MHz, and 8-bit/60-MHz parallel interface; and support for USB 2.0 test modes. Price is $1.49 each/10,000. CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP., San Jose, CA. (800) 541-4736.


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