Toshiba Launches Ultra-Small Package CCD Linear Image Sensor for Barcode Readers

  Toshiba Launches Ultra-Small Package CCD Linear Image Sensor for Barcode

Business Wire

TOKYO -- February 6, 2013

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will launch a new CCD
linear image sensor for bar code readers in September 2013.

New product TCD1256GAG (above) Current product (below) (Photo: Business Wire)

New product TCD1256GAG (above) Current product (below) (Photo: Business Wire)

The new sensor, TCD1256GAG, shrinks package size to one-seventh that of
Toshiba's current product, TCD1254GFG, and has an ultra-small package very
close to the silicon sensor die size. It will minimize scan engine dimensions
and expand the bar code reader application field.

TCD1256GAG emulates the basic performance and functions of Toshiba's current
product, including the electronic shutter function that captures a stable
video signal without saturation under ambient light conditions. On-chip sample
and hold circuit makes simplifies analog signal processing and reduce layout

Key Features
1. Ultra-small package (die-sized package achieved with TSV technology)
2. Electronic shutter function
3. On-chip sample and hold circuit

Barcode readers, scanner engines, POS systems, optical touch panels

Product Introduction
Part Number   TCD1256GAG
Pixel Size     5.25×64 [μm]
Pixel Number   2500 pixels
Power Supply   3.0V (MIN.)
Data Rate      2MHz (MAX.)
Function       Electronic shutter, Sample and hold circuit
Package Size   15.044(L)×1.014(H) [mm]
MP Schedule   September 2013

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and
marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba
Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital
products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs;
electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials;
industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation
systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators &
elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than
550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales
surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site

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