New on Embedded Star – 2007.07.06

TI DIR9001 Digital Audio Interface Receiver
Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) DIR9001 is a 24-bit, 96-kHz digital audio interface receiver that provides the industry’s best jitter performance as low as 50 ps RMS, which is four times better than the nearest stand-alone receiver. The highly-integrated device reduces the number of external components required and enhances sound quality in applications such as AV/DVD receivers and amplifiers, automotive audio systems, digital televisions, musical instruments, recording systems and high-performance PC audio interfaces.

WIN Enterprises PL-01033 2U Network Appliance
WIN Enterprises’ PL-01033 is a high performance, 2U network appliance with ten GbE ports. It provides OEMs with a powerful, but flexible 2U 19″ rack-mount network security platform. Applications include use as a high performance Intrusion Detection / Intrusion Prevention System, firewall, VPN gateway, and Unified Threat Management (UTM) platform.

STMicroelectronics STR750 Motor Control Starter Kit
The STR750 Motor Control Starter Kit, from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), is built around the 32-bit STR750 microcontroller, which enables the rapid development of high-performance vector-control applications, using both Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) and 3-phase AC Induction Motors, for cost-sensitive appliance, industrial and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) markets. The kit includes all the necessary firmware and hardware – including a 24V DC permanent magnet motor for initial evaluation – to allow the user to be up and running within minutes, and to continue through to development of the target application.

Micrel MIC68400 LDO Regulators
Micrel’s (Nasdaq: MCRL) 4A MIC68400 is the latest addition to their MIC68000 family of LDOs designed specifically for powering FPGA, CPLDs, DSPs and microcontrollers. The devices are aimed at applications such as broadband modems, routers, servers, storage networks, and wireless base stations. The MIC68400 is currently available in volume with pricing starting at 2.50 for 1K quantities.