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Power Management

Power Management Integrated Circuits (PMICs) for Embedded Systems

Optimize battery life, save space and easily integrate power management in your compact mobile device or other embedded system. Our Power Management ICs (PMICs) combine multiple functions into a single device to reduce the component count and board space needed to easily and cost-effectively manage power in devices that are developed for the Internet of Things (IoT), consumer, medical, industrial, automotive and many other applications.

If you need an even more highly integrated solution, we offer a System-on-Module (SOM) that combines a PMIC with an industrial-grade microprocessor (MPU), along with other devices, to simplify your development and speed your time to market.

Powering the Edge with the New MCP16502 PMIC

With the next generation of devices catering to edge technologies, the computational power needed for data gathering, processing, communication and running complex security algorithms is exponentially rising.  All these requirements, when combined with the shrinking size of end electronics, present us with a unique challenge:

Increasing Power Density + Reduced Solution Space + Robust Power Companion

How Does the MCP16502 Solve This Challenge?

  • Improved Battery Life: Low quiescent current, high-efficiency PMIC with multimode operation, Dynamic Voltage Scaling (DVS), leakage-free and bullet-proof interfacing to microprocessor (MPU)
  • Reduced Solution Size: Optimal feature integration, built-in power supply sequencing
  • Faster Time-to-Market: Pin-selectable DDR voltage, supports all memory configurations of the SAMA5D2 and SAM9X60 series of MPUs, including the System-in-Packages (SiPs)

Wireless SOM Reference Design (Smart, Connected and Secure)

Designed  to demonstrate a total systems solution, our  wireless SOM combines our SAMA5D2 MPU, WILC3000 Wi-Fi®/Bluetooth® module and MCP16502 PMIC  to provide an all-in-one device that you can use to expand your existing product features or fast track your new designs.

This Microchip Total System Solution Includes:

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Benefits of PMIC Products

  • Optimize battery life: Multimode, high-efficiency, low quiescent current regulators reduce power consumption in portable devices
  • Create compact designs: Small devices include multiple integrated regulators, interfacing, power sequencing logic and fault detection in a single IC to save board space
  • Easily integrate power management in embedded systems: Power management solutions are excellent companions for microprocessor-based applications

PMIC Reference Design for MPU-Based Systems

The industrial-grade SAMA5D27 SOM features a high-performance, 32-bit Arm® Cortex®-A5 based SAMA5D27 MPU and integrates an MIC2800 power management IC, as well as other proven Microchip components, to simplify your hardware and software development.

 

 


ATSAMA5D27 SOM1 Diagram

PMIC MPU Power Solutions

Use our Analog and Interface Products Treelink Presentation to find the right PMIC for your next MPU power solution.

 

 

 



Featured PMIC Products

ProductDescription Typical Applications
MCP16502High-Performance PMIC for SAMA5DX/SAM9X6 MPUs
  • Embedded MPU and MCU power
  • Portable and wearable applications
  • Security and access control systems
  • Gateways
MIC28002 MHz 600 mA DC/DC + dual 300 mA linear regulator with LowQ mode
  • Embedded MPU and MCU power
  • Portable and wearable applications
  • Low-power RF systems
  • Backup power systems
MIC7401Configurable PMIC with 5-channel buck regulator and boost regulator with HyperLight Load® technology
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) servers
  • Network systems
  • 3D glasses
  • Infotainment
MIC23250Dual 4 MHz 400 mA HyperLight Load® mode synchronous buck regulator
  • Mobile handsets
  • Portable media players
  • Portable navigation devices (GPS)
  • Wi-Fi®/WiMAX™/WiBro modules
  • Digital cameras
  • Wireless LAN cards
  • USB-powered devices
MIC2230High-efficiency dual 800 mA/800 mA buck regulator
  • MPU and ASIC power
  • PDAs
  • Digital cameras
  • PC cards
  • Wireless and DSL modems
MIC28102 MHz 600 mA DC/DC + dual 300 mA linear regulator with independent inputs and LowQ mode
  • Embedded MPU and MCU power
  • Portable and wearable applications
  • Low-power RF systems
  • Backup power systems
MIC234513 MHz, 2A triple synchronous buck regulators with HyperLight Load mode and Power Good indicators
  • Solid State Drives (SSDs)
  • FPGA, DSP power
  • Test and measurement
  • Set-top boxes and Digital TV (DTV)
  • High-performance servers
  • 5V Point of Load (POL) applications