SOURCE: Intersil


January 12, 2011 12:00 ET

EDN Names Intersil's MegaQ™ Adaptive Equalizer as One of Its Hot 100 New Products for 2010

Innovative Video Solution, Designed to Equalize Video Over Mile-Long Cables, Wins in EDN's Analog Category

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced that the new MegaQ™ adaptive equalizer IC has been named one of EDN Magazine's Hot 100 products for 2010.

MegaQ™, which was introduced worldwide in October 2010, was selected by EDN editors in the publication's analog category. The family of devices is the industry's most innovative and versatile single-channel, adaptive equalizers for delivering composite video through cables. They are designed to automatically equalize video over popular and inexpensive Cat 5 cable as well as the more traditional coaxial cable.

"To choose the 2010 lineup of the EDN Hot 100, EDN's editors examined thousands of new products across 20 product categories," said Rick Nelson, EDN editor-in-chief. "The MegaQ adaptive equalizer IC clearly was one of the outstanding product introductions this year," he added.

"We are very honored to be included among the innovative products in the EDN Hot 100 for 2010," said Dave Bell, Intersil President and CEO. "The selection of MegaQ represents another tribute to the talented engineers who developed the innovative video technology incorporated in the MegaQ family of devices. We are very pleased to be selected for this award by one of the electronics industry's most prestigious and respected publications."

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