Active-Semi reduces the system cost of BLDC motor control with the addition of the PAC5222 to its Power Application Controller® (PAC®) family optimized for low voltage and size constrained applications
26/10/2018 — DALLAS — (BUSINESS WIRE)
The PAC5222 is an Arm® Cortex®-M0 intelligent motor controller that has an optimized Analog Front End (AFE) to align with the demand for smaller, lower component count systems with reduced PCB (Printed Circuit Board) area. The PAC5222 enables board layouts that can be mounted directly on the back of a BLDC or PMSM motor.
“The PAC5222 is ideally suited for portable power tools, industrial and telecom cooling fans with supply voltages up to 24V,” says David Briggs, VP and General Manager of Power Solutions at Active-Semi. “The PAC5222 was closely developed with our growing customer base that targets their products in the growing power tool market.”
The combination of a high power Arm® and dedicated Analog Front End enables designers to utilize the PAC5222 in cost sensitive applications. This is supported with the integrated gate drivers, signal conditioning and power management controllers to reduce external component count. This reduces PCB size, Time to Market and increases the system reliability with lower failure points.
“We are finding more applications that can benefit from our high level of integration and combination of hardware and software optimization,” says David Briggs. “From first concept review to a working model in under a week is not unusual and is enabled with our dedicated team of experts and a well-rounded software library.”
The PAC5222QM is available in a 6x6mm 48 pin TQFN package and is supported with an evaluation kit, advanced software library and schematic and layout design files.
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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.
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