NXP Semiconductors, the independent company founded by Philips, today announced the industry?s first fully integrated Interface Conditioning chips for the HDMI 1.3 port.
The new family of chips deliver 8kV of ESD protection (according to the IEC61000-4-2 standard), as well as DDC buffering, hot plug control, an enable signal for HDMI port switching and CEC ringing prevention. The NXP IP4777CZ38 chip, designed for sources such as DVD players, and the IP4778CZ38 chip, designed for sinks such as TV sets, also offer ultra-low line capacitance to ensure high signal integrity for the latest video formats such as 1080p.
NXP Semiconductors? IP4777CZ38 and IP4778CZ38 HDMI Interface Conditioning chips each integrate 30 to 50 discrete components, helping designers to reduce PCB space, design time and total system cost.
The NXP IP4777CZ38 and IP4778CZ38 chips are available immediately worldwide.