News Release from: Semiconwell
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 6 November 2006
TKeyboard and mouse chip takes protection onboard The SWKBM-16QS is billed as the first RoHS-compliant single-chip keyboard and mouse device to incorporate ESD protection and EMI/RFI filtering.
Semiconwell was attracted to Passelec because of its experience in thin film passive components market, sales, marketing and technical resources. Passelec will be servicing existing accounts, and will concentrate on winning new designs in automotive, instrumentation, military, medical and audio applications
Semiconwell has developed the SWKBM-16QS, the first RoHS-compliant single-chip keyboard and mouse device to incorporate ESD protection and EMI/RFI filtering. The SWKBM-16QS is designed specifically for the ruggedised and embedded industrial computer market. The Semiconwell single chip solution is cost effective, and saves board space by eliminating the use of five capacitors, four pull-up resistors and 10 diodes. It increases reliability, reduces weight and is environmentally friendly being lead free. Samples are available now. The SWKBM-16QS is priced at US $0.61 in 100,000-unit quantities and $1.147 in 5000-unit quantities. Production lead time is 4-6 weeks ARO. .