DSP, Micros & Memory


Flash memory with built-in memory control

3 July 2002 DSP, Micros & Memory

Hitachi's superAND type flash 128 Mbit memory provides a 100% fully operative memory area, and is claimed to be the first in the industry to incorporate a memory control function. Offers improved operability, very low standby current and compact size, making it suitable for portable devices. Hitachi offers two series: the x8 and x16 bit (or '8 and 16 bit bus width type') HN29V128A series operating at 3,3 V and the x16 bit (or '16 bit bus width type') HN29A128A series operating at 1,8 V. Conventional AND type flash contains a small percentage of defective sectors. 'superAND' incorporates a Defective Sector Control function which detects abnormalities in the flash memory and replaces defective sectors with reserved sectors, thus achieving a 100% fully operative memory area. The new memory also has a built-in wear levelling function, and supports a Power On Read function.

Avnet Kopp, 011 809 6100



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

V2X: The future of vehicle communications
29 January 2020, Avnet South Africa , Editor's Choice, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
A recent report by Juniper Research forecasts that more than 62 million vehicles will be capable of vehicle-to-vehicle communication by 2023; up from just over 1,1 million in 2019.

Read more...
STM32 system-on-chip for LoRa
29 January 2020, Avnet South Africa , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
Powering the search for sustainability through smart infrastructure and logistics, smart industry and smart living, STMicroelectronics has revealed the world’s first LoRa system-on-chip (SoC) for connecting ...

Read more...
EERAM memory solutions retain data at power loss
29 January 2020, Avnet South Africa , DSP, Micros & Memory
Microchip Technology announced a new family of Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) EERAM memory products that offers system designers up to 25% cost savings over the current serial non-volatile ram (NVRAM) ...

Read more...
32-bit Arm microcontrollers
29 January 2020, Hi-Q Electronics , DSP, Micros & Memory
Renesas Electronics unveiled the Renesas Advanced (RA) family of 32-bit Arm Cortex-M microcontrollers (MCUs). They deliver a combination of optimised performance, security, connectivity, peripheral ...

Read more...
Non-inverting converters for buck or boost operation
29 January 2020, Avnet South Africa , Power Electronics / Power Management
Texas Instruments introduced a family of four high-efficiency, low-quiescent-current (IQ) buck-boost converters that feature tiny packaging with minimal external components for a small solution size. ...

Read more...
Lithium-ion/polymer battery packs catalogue
29 January 2020, Avnet South Africa , Technical Literature
The latest edition of the Avnet Abacus standard lithium-ion/polymer battery packs catalogue covers the company’s portfolio of primary and secondary cells from leading battery manufacturers, as well as ...

Read more...
Applications processor for machine learning at the edge
29 January 2020, EBV Electrolink , DSP, Micros & Memory
NXP Semiconductors has expanded its advanced EdgeVerse portfolio with the i.MX 8M Plus application processor – the first i.MX family to integrate a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for advanced ...

Read more...
Tiny buck-boost converters
25 November 2019, Avnet South Africa , Power Electronics / Power Management
Texas Instruments introduced a family of four high-efficiency, low-quiescent-current (IQ) buck-boost converters that feature tiny packaging with minimal external components for a small solution size. ...

Read more...
NXP further expands LPC5500 MCU family
25 November 2019, EBV Electrolink , DSP, Micros & Memory
NXP Semiconductors announced the availability of its LPC552x/S2x microcontroller (MCU) family, further extending its efficient LPC5500 MCU series with the second of seven families planned for the series. ...

Read more...
Ultra-small LDO linear regulator
25 November 2019, Avnet South Africa , Power Electronics / Power Management
Texas Instruments introduced an ultra-low-power low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulator with what it claims is the industry’s lowest quiescent current (IQ) of sub-25 nA. The new regulator features ...

Read more...