Active Part Numbers:
MP1531DM-LF-P MP1531DM-LF-Z MP1531DQ-LF-P MP1531DQ-LF-Z MP1531DM-LF MP1531DQ-LF MP1531DQ-Z
Meaning of P & Z
SET-TOP BOXES (STBS)
Set-top boxes (STBs) and similar devices receive and output signals from a variety of input sources to TVs. As entertainment technology becomes progressively smarter, as well as more compact and efficient, providers are tasked with delivering long-term reliability and low power consumption in a user-friendly, cost-effective design. The recent surge of smart devices and ever-increasing consumer exp...
Refrigerators must offer customers the key features of reliability, effective cooling, energy efficiency, and convenience. These key appliances must keep food the correct temperature without being noisy or significantly raising power bills. New generations of refrigerators are integrating smart-home ready features such as touch screens, wireless connectivity, and predictive maintenance. As one of ...
Tablets, along with other mobile devices, are one of todays largest consumer technology markets. As this market continues to grow, it is changing and increasing in complexity faster than ever. Tablets are expected to have virtually the same processing power and capabilities as a laptop/notebook PC, in addition to nearly the same level of portable convenience as a smartphone. This crossover of cons...
Sewing machines — especially those used in large industrial and factory applications — must offer high speed and accurate motor drive control to keep up with high demand and shrinking production times. As factories become smarter and automated equipment seeks to ever-increase manufacturing output, sewing machine designs need to deliver more functionality in smaller sizes. Low power consumption and...
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) units for both industrial and residential applications must offer customers the key features of reliability, energy efficiency, and convenience. The best HVAC systems provide temperature adjustments and air circulation without introducing a lot of noise or raising power bills. New generations of HVAC units are integrating smart-home ready features ...
INKJET & LASER PRINTERS
Inkjet and laser printers are incorporating more and more features into new designs. These printers must be able to quickly print high-quality renditions of documents or photos, as well as keep up with energy-saving trends that have increased the need for ultra-low standby power and reduced energy consumption. Growing customer expectations have put pressure on designers to expand system capabiliti...
Multi-function printers typically offer printing, scanning, copying, and sometimes more features within one consumer device. Both inkjet and laser printers are incorporating more features, easier wireless connectivity, and smoother user interfaces into new designs. These all-in-one printers must be able to quickly print or image high-quality renditions of documents or photos, and energy-saving tre...
BIPOLAR STEPPER MOTORS (PART II): MICROSTEPPING AND DECAY MODES
In Part I of this series, we covered the bipolar stepper motor’s three control modes as well as its mechanical structure, including dual full-bridge drive. In Part II, we will discuss microstepping and how it controls the dual full-bridge drive. Previously, half-step stepping mode was introduced as a combination of single-phase stepping and full-step stepping to obtain more electrical angle pos...
BIPOLAR STEPPER MOTORS (PART I): CONTROL MODES
In the intelligent era, stepper motors are widely used due to their unique open-loop position control performance. Each device has specific requirements that ensure there is a smooth output torque while the stepper motor rotates. Rotation stability is closely related to the motor’s physical construction as well as its control mode. This article introduces the bipolar stepper motor and discusses i...
SMALLEST ISOLATED LINEAR HALL-EFFECT CURRENT SENSOR: MCS1806
This linear, Hall-effect current sensor delivers 3kVRMS minimum isolation voltage and 500VRMS maximum working voltage. The MCS1806 is designed for a variety of applications requiring high isolation, and is immune to stray fields when in close proximity to other applications such as motors. It is highly integrated, requiring a minimal number of external components and comprising the smallest isolat...
UNDERSTANDING ANGLE POSITION SENSOR RESOLUTION AND BANDWIDTH IN SERVO CONTROL LOOPS
This presentation details the advantages of magnetic angle sensing compared to optical sensing, the differences between Hall-effect and TMR-based solutions, and how to assess resolution accuracy and bandwidth. Learn the impact of error sources, and the importance of calculating real resolution in an application. Next-generation TMR sensor solutions such as the MA600 offer new levels of sensitivity...
CURRENT SENSORS FOR HIGH-CURRENT MONITORING AND HIGH ISOLATION APPLICATIONS
MPS’s MCS18xx current sensor series offers a tiny, single-IC solution that is ideal for applications requiring the combination of high-current monitoring and high isolation voltage between the high-current primary-side and the low-voltage side. These applications include phase inverters, solar panels, uninterruptable power supplies, appliances and white goods, AC/DC power supply control, and more....
INSIDE XBOX SERIES X: ENGINEERING DESIGN & TEARDOWN OF POWER DELIVERY TO SOC, GPU, CPU & MEMORY
The Microsoft Game Stack Channel gave an in-depth overview of the new Xbox Series X design, including its improved memory and processing power. This video includes a portion of their presentation that discusses how the new Xbox is being powered by MPS products, increasing its overall power density, efficiency, and power delivery. Reach out to our engineering team to see how we can improve power fo...
MP2760 & MP2651: COMPACT BUCK-BOOST CHARGERS WITH INTEGRATED FETS FOR USB PD 3.0
The MP2760 and MP2651 are 5V to 21V, 6A, integrated FET buck-boost chargers capable of supporting 1 to 4 cells in series. As the lowest RDS(ON) integrated FET buck-boost chargers on the market, offering excellent thermals for fast charging applications. They provide full dual-role USB PD 3.0 support, and their compact size saves space in a variety of multi-cell applications, including tablets, USB...
ISOLATED, HIGH-VOLTAGE ±5A TO ±50A CURRENT SENSORS
The MCS18xx current sensor series offers high-current monitoring and high isolation voltage between the high-current primary side and the low-voltage side that communicates to the system. The load current is sensed through the Hall sensors, and is indicated as a linear analog voltage proportional to the load current. These sensors are ideal for phase inverters and phase current-sensing application...
MA102/MA302: 12-BIT, COMPACT ANGLE SENSORS FOR BLDC MOTOR COMMUTATION
The MagAlpha MA102 and MA302 series replaces discrete Hall switches in any block commutated brushless DC (BLDC) motor, including power tools, fans, white goods, automotive applications, and more. These sensors are available in a small QFN (3mmx3mm) package, providing flexibility for highly compact designs. Changing to a single MA102 or MA302 reduces board space by up to 70% with no need for a sepa...
LOW POWER ANGLE SENSOR USE CASE: FOLDABLE TABLETS
In this use case, well examine the application of MagAlpha Angle Sensors in foldable tablets. These angle sensors allow accurate angle detection on the side of the hinge versus the traditional magnet solution on the bezel. As the electronics industry for smartphones and tablets moves toward bezel-less and foldable display designs, new challenges have arisen that require engineers to address sp...
ANGLE SENSOR USE CASE: FOLDABLE PHONES
In this use case, we’ll examine the application of MagAlpha Angle Sensors in foldable phones.As the electronics industry for smartphones and tablets moves towards bezel-less and foldable display designs, new challenges have arisen that require engineers to address space constraints. Flexible displays in foldable phones benefit from angle sensors with a combination of low-power, long battery life, ...
USING CURRENT REGULATION IN DC MOTOR DRIVERS
When starting a DC motor, large currents can be required that place a burden on the motor driver and power supply. This article will discuss using the current regulation function integrated into many motor driver ICs, while using examples from Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) to address high-current conditions. In many cases, using current regulation can allow designers to use a smaller motor drive...
MP1528: UNBOXING AND GETTING STARTED
Our engineers walk you through unboxing and getting started with the evaluation kit for the MP1528, a 36V precision LED driver. The EV1528DQ-00A evaluation board provides the ability to test and configure the driver for your application.
MA780 & MA782: NEW MAGNETIC ANGLE SENSORS INCLUDE WORLD'S SMALLEST ICENCODER
The new MA78x family of magnetic angle sensors feature the world's smallest ICEncoderTM, and offer the next generation of sensing for battery-powered and angle measurement applications. Smallest Footprint:2mmx2mm(MA782)or 3mmx3mm(MA780)package Optimized for low power systems Wake on change Resolves small angle changes See All Angular Position Sensors
HIGH-PERFORMANCE ANGLE, POSITION, AND CURRENT SENSING
Overview of MPS position sensors and current sensors.
MP2731 USB PD REFERENCE DESIGN: 4.5A, NVDC SINGLE-CELL CHARGER WITH OTG
The MP2731 USB power delivery (PD) reference design provides a complete solution for USB PD applications that comply with USB PD3.0 specifications. The major components of this reference design include the MP2731 — a 4.5A, narrow voltage DC (NVDC) single-cell Li-ion battery charger — and a CCG3PA (USB PD controller). The reference design offers a bidirectional DRP Type-C port. When a ...
SURFACE-MOUNTED INDUCTORS OPTIMIZED FOR MPS ICS
The new surface-mounted power inductors from Monolithic Power Systems are designed for applications ranging from power supplies to power converters. The molded and semi-shielded series inductors include inductance ranges from 0.33µH to 22µH, and saturation current ranges from 0.8A to 64A. This series includes molded, magnetic-shielded power inductors that offer soft saturation due t...
NEW, THREE-PHASE INTEGRATED POWER STAGE MOTOR DRIVER
Introducing the MP6540 and MP6540H: All new, highly integrated three-stage motor driver power stages from MPS. These parts offer high output current in a tiny package, with excellent efficiency and integrated FETs, saving design time and board space. MPS Motor Drivers Used: MP6540MP6540HMP6540AMP6540HA
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