SOURCE: Lattice Semiconductor Corporation

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation

April 26, 2010 03:01 ET

Lattice Announces Publication of "Power 2 You," a Guide to Power Supply Management and Control

New Hercules Development Kit and Reference Designs Help Accelerate Time-to-Market

HILLSBORO, OR--(Marketwire - April 26, 2010) -  Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the electronic publication of "Power 2 You," a book that guides board designers in the implementation of board power supply management solutions that reduce costs, improve reliability and manage risk. Lattice also announced four additional reference designs and the new Hercules Development Kit, which will enable customers to accelerate time to market for these power management applications.

"Customers are finding that the Lattice programmable Power Manager technology is helping them reduce their bill of materials and the number of board re-spins," said Gordon Hands, Lattice's Director of Marketing for Low Density and Mixed Signal Solutions. "Power 2 You shares our experiences with applications where programmable technology delivers these benefits."

Approximately 100 pages, Power 2 You details the use of programmable technology in a wide variety of applications such as power supply sequencing, monitoring, trimming, hot-swap and power feed. Many of the techniques outlined in the book are demonstrated using reference designs. Documentation and source code for these designs can be downloaded free from the Lattice website at:

To aid in the rapid prototyping of designs using Power Manager devices, Lattice will provide the new Hercules Development Kit, which features the Power Manager 1220AT8 device. This development kit will allow easy evaluation of the hot-swapping, monitoring, control and trimming applications discussed in Power 2 You. Details of the Hercules Development Kit, which will be available in June and priced at $109.00, are available on the Lattice website:

About the Lattice Power Manager Family
Lattice Power Manager devices deliver highly accurate, flexible and low cost solutions for power supply and processor/DSP management. By integrating a versatile PLD core with Analog-to-Digital (ADC) converters, Digital-to-Analog Converters (DAC), differential sense analog monitors, I2C communication and in-system programmability, Lattice Power Manager devices increase board reliability, decrease component count and help cut costs.

The current generation of Lattice's Power Manager technology includes five devices: the POWR1220AT8, POWR1014/A, POWR607, POWR6AT6 and ProcessorPM™ devices. All five devices are production qualified. Pricing for the family starts as low as $0.75 in 200K piece volumes.

About Lattice Semiconductor
Lattice is the source for innovative FPGA, PLD, programmable Power Management and Clock Management solutions. For more information, visit

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    Brian Kiernan, Corporate Communications Manager
    Lattice Semiconductor Corporation
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