Nordic power management IC in stock at Farnell

18th August 2021
Mick Elliott

The Nordic Semiconductor product portfolio at Farnell has been extended with the nPM1100 Power Management IC (PMIC) and evaluation kit.

Typical applications for the nPM1100 include wearable electronics, remote controls, personal medical devices and smart home sensors.

The device can be used as a generic PMIC for any application using rechargeable Li-ion/Li-Po batteries.

Its compact form factor, with PCB space requirements as low as 23 mm², makes it ideal for advanced wearables, connected medical devices and other space constrained applications.

The nPM1100 requires no configuration software to operate as all settings are pin configurable.

The device can charge small batteries while providing efficient power management in applications where physical space is a limited.

Nordic Semiconductor nPM1100 products now at Farnell include:

  • nPM1100-CAAA ultra-small form factor dedicated power management IC (PMIC) with a highly efficient dual-mode configurable buck regulator and integrated battery charger. It is designed as a complementary component to Nordic’s System-on-Chips (SoCs) to ensure reliable power delivery and stable operation, whilst maximising battery life through high efficiency and ultra-low quiescent currents. Other features include overvoltage protection, ultra-low current ship mode and -40°C to 85°C operating temperature range.
  • nPM1100 Evaluation Kit requires no software to operate and is performance optimised for the PMIC with electrical connectors and physical interfaces for operation. It features switches for all selectable settings, buttons to enter and exit ship mode and connectors for batteries, USB and headers for all pins on the PMIC. Provides functional testing without the need for creating custom hardware. The kit may be used with other Nordic Development Kits such as the nRF5340-DK or to test the PMIC’s functionality with non-Nordic products. The kit also includes indicator LEDs for charge and error indication.

Lee Turner, Global Head of Semiconductors and Single Board Computing, Farnell said: “Farnell partners with the world’s leading innovators in new product development and manufacturing to ensure cutting-edge power management technology is available to our global customer base, and we are pleased to expand our PMIC range with the latest products from Nordic Semiconductor. The new-to-market nPM1100 is an ideal solution to help our customers reduce energy consumption in their designs. The ability to charge small batteries and extend battery life while providing efficient power management within small, space constrained applications, such as wearables and connected medical devices, is now of critical importance.”

Farnell offers an extensive range of products in its comprehensive semiconductor portfolio to support design engineers. Customers also have free access to online resources, datasheets, application notes, videos, webinars and 24/5 technical support.

Customers can now buy the Nordic Semiconductor nPM1100 PMIC and evaluation kit on fast delivery from Farnell in EMEA, Newark in North America, and element14 in APAC.

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