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Active-Semi’s New PMICs Reduce Size and Increase Power Density with Leading Field Programable Technology

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The ACT88325 and ACT88326 PMICs are integrated field programmable ActivePMU™ power management units, also referred to as PMICs (Power Management ICs). The products are highly flexible with non-volatile memory and come pre-programmed and can be field programmed via I²C or via GPIOs for multiple applications.

The ACT88325 powers up based on the preconfigured startup sequence as soon as power is applied to the input pin, whereas ACT88326 implements a Push Button Startup that relies on a customer’s interaction with, for example, a portable application like an Action Camera, Video Doorbell, Body Camera or other handheld applications.

“Low external component count, extremely small WLCSP package and high configurability significantly speeds time to market and reduces PCB size and BOM cost,” says David Briggs, VP and General Manager of Power Solutions at Active-Semi. “The ACT88325 and ACT88326 are a great addition to our lineup and are specifically designed for the highest power density in SSDs and the ACT88326 for portable applications, where everyone wants smaller and lighter, with the push button start.”

The core of the devices includes 3 DC/DC step down converters using integrated power FETs, and 2 low-dropout regulators (LDOs). The buck converter and LDO can be reconfigured as a bypass switch and an additional high-power load switch controller is included.

The ACT88325 and ACT88326 PMICs are available in a 2.8 x 3 mm 36 ball WLCSP package with optimized pinout for easy PCB routing. The pinout is optimized to implement PTH (Plated-Through Hole) under the package to optimize layout efficiency and reduce the required PCB layers for routing.

For more information visit:
https://active-semi.com/ACT88325
https://active-semi.com/ACT88326

For more information on PMIC solutions visit:
https://active-semi.com/applications/modular-power-pmu-applications

About Active-Semi International, Inc.

Founded in Silicon Valley and headquartered in the Dallas, Texas metroplex, Active-Semi is a rapidly emerging leader in the multi-billion-dollar power management and intelligent motor drive IC markets. The company’s portfolio of analog and mixed signal SoCs provide scalable core platforms used in charging, powering and embedded digital control systems for industrial, commercial and consumer applications. Active-Semi offers Power Application Controllers® (PAC®) and Programmable Analog ICs that significantly reduce solution size and cost, improve system reliability, and shorten system development time.

Active-Semi International Inc. is a multi-national Cayman Island corporation backed by leading Venture Capital firms, including USVP, Tenaya Capital, and LDV Partners, with over 170 patents granted and pending.

More information at www.active-semi.com

Contact information

Active-Semi International, Inc.
Bernd Krafthoefer, +1-214-453-1422
marketing@active-semi.com

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