Microchip Launches World’s First Analog-Based Power Management Controller With Integrated MCU for Flexible, Efficient Power

  Microchip Launches World’s First Analog-Based Power Management Controller
  With Integrated MCU for Flexible, Efficient Power Conversion

Microchip Expands Portfolio of Mid-Voltage Controller and MOSFET Solutions for
                     DC/DC Power-Conversion Applications

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CHANDLER, Ariz. -- January 28, 2013

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of
microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced
its MCP19111, the world’s first Digitally Enhanced Power Analog controller,
which expands Microchip’s diverse range of intelligent DC/DC power-conversion
solutions. Microchip also announced the expansion of its high-speed MOSFET
family, with the new MCP87018, MCP87030, MCP87090 and MCP87130. These are
25V-rated, 1.8 mΩ, 3 mΩ, 9 mΩ and 13 mΩ logic-level MOSFETs that are optimized
specifically for Switched-Mode-Power-Supply (SMPS) applications. The MCP19111
Digitally Enhanced Power Analog controller, a new hybrid, digital and analog
power-management device, in combination with the expanded MCP87XXX family of
low-Figure-of-Merit (FOM) MOSFETs, supports configurable, high-efficiency
DC/DC power-conversion designs for a broad array of consumer and industrial

Watch short video on the MCP19111: http://www.microchip.com/get/C0TN
View a brief presentation on these new devices:

The MCP19111 Digitally Enhanced Power Analog family operates across a wide
voltage range of 4.5 to 32V and offers a significant increase in flexibility
over conventional analog-based solutions. In fact, the MCP19111 offers the
world’s first hybrid, mixed-signal power-management controller, integrating an
analog-based PWM controller with a fully functional Flash-based
microcontroller. This integration offers the flexibility of a digital
solution, with the speed, performance and resolution of an analog-based
controller. The MCP19111 devices support operation up to 32V, and have
integrated MOSFET drivers configured for synchronous, step-down applications.
When combined with Microchip’s expanded family of high-speed MOSFETs, the
MCP19111 drives customizable, high-efficiency power conversion.

“The MCP19111 family increases the capabilities of today’s high-efficiency,
analog-based power designs, enabling new levels of flexibility, optimization
and integration; all in a very small footprint,” said Bryan J. Liddiard,
marketing vice president of Microchip’s Analog & Interface Products Division.
“The broad operating range and integrated, mid-voltage synchronous drivers
support high-efficiency, power-dense conversion with fast, analog-based
control. When combined with Microchip’s newly expanded high-speed MOSFET
offerings, they form fast, efficient power-conversion solutions that yield
highly flexible, highly efficient power designs.”

Development Tool Support

The MCP19111 Evaluation Board (part #ADM00397, $49.99), which also includes
Microchip’s High-Speed MOSFETs, is available now. This evaluation board is
offered with standard firmware, which is user-configurable through an MPLAB^®
X IDE graphical user interface (GUI) plug-in. The combined evaluation board,
GUI and firmware allow power-supply designers to configure and evaluate the
performance of the MCP19111 for their target applications.

Pricing & Availability

Pricing starts at $2.81 each for the MCP19111 controller and $0.28 each for
the MCP87030/090/130/018 Power MOSFETs, in 5,000-unit quantities. All are
available now for sampling and volume production, except the MCP87018 with
expected availability in February. The MCP19111 controller is offered in a 5x5
mm, 28-pin QFN package. The MCP87030 and MCP87018 MOSFETs are offered in a 5x6
mm, 8-pin PDFN package. The MCP87090 and MCP87130 MOSFETs are offered in both
a 5x6 mm, 8-pin PDFN package, as well as a 3.3x3.3 mm, 8-pin PDFN package.

For additional information, contact any Microchip sales representative or
authorized worldwide distributor, or visit Microchip’s Web site at
http://www.microchip.com/get/G1N7. To purchase products mentioned in this
press release, go to microchipDIRECT or contact one of Microchip’s authorized
distribution partners.


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  *MCP19111 Photo: http://www.microchip.com/get/MDNV
  *MCP87XXX Photo: http://www.microchip.com/get/HX60
  *Block Diagram: http://www.microchip.com/get/BBVN
  *Tool Photo: http://www.microchip.com/get/3819

Video Available Through YouTube or Editorial Contact (feel free to post):

  *Introducing the MCP19111—World’s  First Digitally Enhanced Power Analog
    Controller: http://www.microchip.com/get/C0TN

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About Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of
microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing
low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to
market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered
in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along
with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the
Microchip website at http://www.microchip.com/get/VQTJ.

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