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Freescale Expands Family of Programmable Power Management ICs for Power-Constrained Connected Devices

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today announced the addition of the MMPF0200 device to its PF Series of highly programmable power management ICs (PMICs).

Optimized to work seamlessly in systems based on Freescale’s i.MX 6Solo, i.MX 6SoloLite and i.MX 6DualLite applications processors, the exceptional configurability and quick-turn programmability of the MMPF0200 makes it ideal for a host of power-sensitive platforms including portable medical devices, IP headphones, home security systems, IPTV controllers, tablets and home energy management solutions. And building on Freescale’s long history as a leader in the automotive electronics market, the MMPF0200 is also designed to be Auto AEC-Q100 Grade 3-compliant for automotive applications such as infotainment systems.

The MMPF0200’s quick-turn programmability enables customers to quickly program the device to support a range of system supply requirements, as well as meet the needs of rapidly changing, volatile and emerging markets. The device’s fully configurable architecture supports numerous outputs with various current ratings and programmable voltages, allowing it to work as a system-level power solution supporting the core processor, memory and peripherals. This reduces system design complexity, lowers the overall bill of materials and speeds time to market.

“Freescale’s MMPF0200 enables a system-level approach to applications processor power management, offering customers a quick-turn programmable PMIC, along with a variety of application reference designs, software and evaluation boards,” said James Bates, senior vice president and general manager for Freescale’s Analog & Sensors business. “This highly advanced device demonstrates the value that Freescale’s world-class analog products offer to customers of popular processing solutions like the i.MX 6 applications processor family.”

The MMPF0200 is part of Freescale’s PF Series, which also features the MMPF0100. While the MMPF0100 is ideal for systems with higher degrees of complexity such as feature-rich smart mobile devices and high-end automotive infotainment systems, the MMPF0200 is engineered for mainstream systems to complement the lower power members of the i.MX 6 product family, such as the i.MX 6SoloLite, i.MX 6Solo and i.MX 6DualLite SoCs. The MMPF0200 works seamlessly with i.MX 6 technology for faster design cycles and optimized use of onboard resources, IP and features.

Key features of the MMPF0200 PMIC include:

  • Input voltage: 2.8–4.5 V
  • Buck converters with up to four outputs
    • SW1: 1 x 2.5 A single/dual phase
    • SW2: 1 x 1.5 A
    • SW3: 1 x 2.5 A or 2 x 1.25 A
    • Dynamic voltage scaling
    • PWM, PFM and APS switching modes
    • Adjustable switching frequency: 1, 2 or 4 MHz
  • 5.0 V boost regulator: 1 x 600 mA with OTG support
  • Six LDOs
    • VGEN1/2, 0.80–1.55 V @ 100/250 mA
    • VGEN3/4/5/6, 1.8–3.3 V @ 100/350/100/200 mA
  • Fully programmable output voltage, current limit, switching mode, soft start and frequency
  • Independent on, off and standby mode programming
  • Programmable startup sequence and timing
  • One-time programmable memory (user programmable)
  • RTC supply: 1.0–3.0 V @ 400 μA
  • DDR memory reference voltage at 10 mA
  • Coin cell charger

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Development support, price and availability

Sampling now, the MMPF0200 power management device is scheduled for production in March 2014, when the device can be ordered at www.freescale.com/pmic. Suggested resale pricing (USD) starts at $2.38 in 10,000-piece quantities.

Freescale plans to offer hardware and software to support the MMPF0200 power management device, including:

  • KITPF0200EPEVBE evaluation board at $118.00
  • KITPFPGMEVME PF series programmer board at $99.00
  • KITPF0100SKTEVBE OTP programming socket for the PF family of PMIC devices at $110.00

Robust and reliable analog performance

The majority of Freescale analog products meet critical industrial market requirements, including operation across extended temperature ranges. These products are designed and manufactured with rigorous process controls, and qualified using industry standard methodologies designed to yield defect rates in line with the stringent requirements of the automotive market. The MMPF0200 device, in addition to most of Freescale’s analog products for industrial, is included in Freescale’s product longevity program, which provides assurance of supply for a minimum of 10 or 15 years from the time of launch. For terms and conditions, and to see a list of participating Freescale products, visit www.freescale.com/productlongevity.

Freescale at Embedded World

Freescale will demonstrate several solutions, including a demonstration of the MMPF0200 power management offering, in the i.MX 6 applications processors area, located in Hall 4A, Booth 210 at Embedded World 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany, February 25-27. The company will host a press conference to discuss the MMPF0200 and other announcements on February 25 from 1-2 pm local time. More information about Freescale’s presence at the show is available here: http://www.freescale.com/EW2014

About Freescale

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world. www.freescale.com

Freescale and the Freescale logo are trademarks of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © 2014 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

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