Dallas, USA – July 11, 2017 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – SUMEC www.sumectools.com announced today the launch of a high power garden tool series using a powerful brushless DC (BLDC) motor. The design uses Dallas, TX-based Active-Semi® active-semi.com Power Application Controller® (PAC®) for the BLDC motor control.
Dallas, USA – December 14, 2016 – (YAHOO FINANCE) – Chervon, a leading provider of garden and power tools(chervon-na.com/) and Dallas based Active-Semi®, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) jointly announced the launch of Chervon’s new generation EGO 56-volt garden tools with the first release of a string trimmer and snow blower both based on Active-Semi’s PAC™ intelligent motor control IC. Using a powerful brushless DC (BLDC) motor, the pair offer unmatched high-performance lawn & garden tools delivering sustained high-power, long battery run-time, in a condensed light-weight design.
Dallas, USA – March 1, 2016 – (YAHOO FINANCE) – Germany based Fein (www.fein.com) and Dallas based Active-Semi®, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) announced today the launch of Fein’s AFSC 1.7 Q SuperCut Oscillating Power Tool based on Active-Semi® Power Application Controller™ (PAC™) motor control IC. Using a powerful brushless DC (BLDC) motor, AFSC 1.7 Q offers a professional-grade high-performance tool delivering 19500 rpm working on an 18V Li-ion battery for automotive and other applications.
DALLAS, – February 2, 2016 – (BUSINESSWIRE) – Active-Semi, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) and IAR Systems (www.iar.com) announced today the availability IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM® with support for Active-Semi’s Power Application Controller™ (PAC™) ICs targeting BLDC and High-voltage AC motor control applications. The new support now enables developers to design Class-B Safety applications with Active-Semi’s high-performance 600V PAC5250, PAC5253 and PAC5255 ICs, evaluation kits and prequalified IEC 60730 Class-B Safety libraries while working with the powerful, highly-optimized development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench offered by IAR Systems.
DALLAS, – November 19, 2015 – (BUSINESSWIRE) – Active-Semi, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) announced today further expansion of their high-power DC-DC power management IC portfolio with the ACT452x family of ICs to support USB Type-C, USB-PD and Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0/3.0 based end-products and applications. The ACT4525/26/27/28 and ACT4529 ICs offer single-IC solutions for up to 36W of maximum power and provide customers with proven turnkey solutions for reduced time to market. Reducing system footprint by as much as 40%, and with advanced integrated features for USB auto-detect and built-in QC 2.0 decoder these ICs offer the lowest cost solution. The ACT452x family of ICs can also work with additional load switch controllers to provide augmented functionality in end-products. Target applications include car chargers (CLAs), mobile and laptop applications, and peripherals that interface with these devices.
DALLAS, – August 4, 2015 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Active-Semi, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) announced today further expansion of their Power Application Controller™ (PAC™) based BLDC motor control portfolio with the addition of the PAC5223 IC, 4 new development kits and firmware solutions. The PAC5223 offers industry-leading performance with the lowest system-cost solution available for 3-phase brushless DC (BLDC) motors for up to 72V. In addition, the availability of the new development boards and firmware for sensorless trapezoidal and field-oriented control (FOC) reduce development costs and enables rapid prototyping for various applications including power tools, garden tools, drones, radio controlled cars, and general-purpose BLDC applications.
NUREMBURG, Germany – February 24, 2015 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – NovTech Inc. (www.novtech.com) and Active-Semi (www.active-semi.com) today announced their collaboration to offer immediate availability of power management solutions for the Freescale i.MX6 family of application processors. The ACT8847QM502-T is Active-Semi’s newest addition to the ActivePMU™ portfolio of power management integrated circuits (PMICs) that are used to deliver highly efficient power supplies to embedded processing systems and peripherals. NovTech is a leading provider of integrated systems-on-module (SoM) solutions for Freescale and an active member of the Freescale Design Alliance Partner program. Active-Semi and NovTech Inc. have collaborated together to make available a complete i.MX6+ACT8847 reference design.
NUREMBURG, Germany – February 19, 2015 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Active-Semi International, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) will exhibit its broad portfolio of industrys leading Power Application Controller™(PAC) and analog power ICs at Embedded World 2015 in Nuremberg, Germany from February 24 to February 26, 2015.
DALLAS, – December 17, 2014 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Active-Semi International, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) announced today the introduction of their ActiveCharge™ family of products and solutions for ultra-fast charging of mobile devices. Today, mobile devices are increasingly outfitted with larger battery capacities to meet the growing consumer usage demands and life-style trends that are much more power intensive. In response, the market is demanding charging technologies for mobile phones and tablets that reduce charging times by as much as 80 percent. Active-Semis newly released ACT4533C DC-DC and ACT520 AC-DC power IC products include reference designs that implement rapid charging in cigarette lighter adapters (CLA) and wall adapters. These solutions are compatible with all new rapid/fast charging standards being shipped in Samsung, Motorola, and Apple phones today.
DALLAS, – September 24, 2014 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Active-Semi International, Inc. ( www.active-semi.com) announced today a collaboration with University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) with the launch of Design Contest based on Active-Semis Hydra-X Development Platform. This Contest was designed to challenge the engineering students and makers at UT Dallas in developing working prototypes by extending their creativity and expertise in power control, motor control areas and system design areas, while also taking advantage of social media and networking.