Microchip Technology (Chandler, AZ) announced the expansion of its programmable USB port power controller portfolio with the three-member UCS100X family. These new power controllers offer advanced USB-based charging capabilities for designing host devices, such as laptops, tablets, monitors, docking stations, and printers; as well as dedicated AC-DC power-supply and charging products, such as wall adapters. Features include:
- Added support for active cables, such as the Apple Lightning connector.
- 12 W charging.
- Built-in current sensor reports the amount of charging current.
For more information, visit http://www.microchip.com.
Filed Under: Connectors (electrical) • crimp technologies, M2M (machine to machine)