Microchip Introduces Volatile Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)
Microchip Technology Inc today introduced the volatile MCP47A1 Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC). This low-power, low-cost DAC features a 1.8-5.5V wide operating voltage range, and is offered in a 6-pin SC70 package. The MCP47A1 is ideal for applications in the automotive, audio and industrial markets, such as portable, handheld battery-operated products, and applications such as set-point or offset trimming and sensitive mechanical-trim pot replacement.The
“The MCP47A1 is optimized for system power reduction and cost reduction,” said Bryan J. Liddiard, vice president of marketing with Microchip’s Analog & Interface Products Division. “Because of its extended temperature range, this new DAC can also be used in high-temperature automotive and industrial applications.”
Pricing & Availability
The MCP47A1 DAC is available today for sampling and volume production, at $0.42 each in 5,000-unit quantities. It is offered in a 6-pin SC70 package.