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Semtech Wireless Charging Evaluation Platforms Now Available Through Worldwide Distribution

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 3, 2016—Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced that its Wireless Charging Evaluation platforms are now available directly through online distributors Digi-Key and Mouser Electronics. The Transmitter and Receiver platforms are available in a variety of power configurations and provide the tools design engineers need to quickly prototype and demonstrate their wireless charging applications.

The platforms offer users a complete kit that includes a PC board with a controller, other components such as FET Driver, buck regulator, and rectifier (depending on the kit), and firmware that is easily upgradeable by the user.

The kits make it easy for engineers to develop and test wireless charging applications for low powered mobile and wearable devices, medium-powered electronics equipment such as laptops, monitors and car charging systems, and high powered devices such as power tools. The kits can also be used to develop and test wireless charging infrastructure applications such as furniture and countertop embedded wireless charging, which is becoming widespread in the hospitality industry and in places such as coffee shops, restaurants, hotels, office buildings and airports.

“We’ve seen a big spike in demand for our industry leading, multi-mode and flexible wireless charging solutions from our customers. The demand has been across a wide spectrum of applications in the wearables, portable consumer electronics, infrastructure and hospitality markets. Making our “plug ‘n play” evaluation kits affordable and easily accessible to customers will help allow them to accelerate their products to market,” said Ruwanga Dassanayake, Product Line Manager for Wireless Charging for Semtech’s Power and High Reliably Product Group.

For more information on Semtech Wireless Charging Evaluation Kits, visit: 
www.semtech.com/power-management/wireless-charging-ics/evaluation-kits.

Key Features of Semtech Wireless Charging Evaluation Kits:

  • Flexibility: Multi-mode wireless charging kits support all major wireless charging standards (both transmitter and receiver), work in multiple configurations and form factors, and can quickly be adapted to support evolving wireless charging standards.
  • Scalable Power: Supports a wide range of power solutions ranging from 100mW low power to faster charging 15W medium power solutions and beyond.

Pricing and Availability

The following Wireless Charging Kits and Pricing are available directly through Digi-Key and Mouser Electronics:

  • TSDMTX-5V-EVM: Dual-Mode 5W TX (5V Input)
  • TSDMTX-19V1-EVM: Dual-Mode 5-15W TX (19V Input)
  • TSDMRX-5W-EVM: Dual-Mode 5W RX
  • TSDMRX-9V/15W-EVM: Dual-Mode 15W/9V RX
  • TSDMRX-5V/10W-EVM: Dual Mode 10W/5V RX
  • TSWITX-EVM: Wearable Inductive TX
  • TSWIRX-5V-EVM: Wearable Inductive RX 

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications and industrial equipment.  Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.

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