Allegro MicroSystems, LLC. - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC. is a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing high-performance power and Hall-effect sensor integrated circuits. Allegro's innovative solutions serve high-growth applications within the automotive market, with additional focus on office automation, industrial, and consumer/communications solutions. Allegro is headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) with design, applications, and sales support centers located worldwide. More...
Allegro maintains key relationships with major subcontractors to accommodate fluctuations in upside demand. Sales are balanced worldwide throughout North and South America, Europe, Japan and Asia-Pacific, with products sold primarily to OEMs through a strong worldwide sales channel that includes a direct sales force, manufacturer’s representatives, and distributors. Allegro is TS16949 and ISO14001 registered and has received quality awards from leading manufacturers worldwide.
Together, Digi Key and Allegro manage inventory so that products are in stock and available for customers. Allegro offers a wide range of integrated circuit solutions focused on motor control, regulation, and magnetic field sensing applications. Allegro’s designs allow customers to develop solutions that reduce mechanical wear and provide greater measurement accuracy. Unique packaging technologies developed by Allegro create customized solutions that incorporate silicon, magnets, and high current conductors in a single solution. Less...
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|A8590 Buck Regulator - The A8590 from Allegro MicroSystems is similar to the A8580, but it adds enhanced low dropout operation. When maximum duty cycle is reached (low VIN/VOUT ratio, e.g. during idle stop) the A8590 automatically switches at FSW/4 until VIN rises again. Also, the A8590 increases the output current to 3.0 A (compared to 2.5 A for the A8580 and A8589).
|Innovative Current Sensor ICs - For measuring less than 50 A currents, Allegro employs its patented flip-chip current sensor assembly technology for its integrated current sensor ICs. This packaging technique provides several major benefits to any circuit designer: increased sensitivity, high galvanic isolation, low primary resistance, and enables the use of standard, surface-mount packages.
|A8585 Automotive, Wide Input Voltage, Low Standby Current, 2 A Output Buck Regulator - The A8585 is designed to provide the power supply requirements of next-generation car audio and infotainment systems. The A8585 is a variant of the A8580, but with lower IQ, better EMI performance, lower pin count, fixed VOUT (5 V/3.3 V options), options for selectable or auto-switchover of the PWM to PFM mode, and an option for selectable enable/sleep mode.
|Evaluation Boards for Designs - Allegro understands that fast-paced design cycles demand powerful, system-level solutions today. Whether engineers' state-of-the-art design requirements are in motor drivers and controls, power management, or Hall-effect sensor ICs, they can depend on Allegro to supply the latest tools and technology that will simplify designs and reduce time to market. With this in mind, Allegro has developed the Allegro Product Evaluation Kit (APEK) to assist customers during the design process. Within Allegro’s kits are the specific tools (hardware and software) that will help projects be completed quickly and easily.
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Allegro MicroSystems, LLC. is a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing high-performance power and Hall-effect sensor integrated circuits. Allegro's innovative solutions serve high-growth applications within the automotive market, with additional focus on office automation, industrial, and consumer/communications solutions. Allegro is headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) with design, applications, and sales support centers located worldwide.
Allegro develops integrated circuit solutions focused on motor control, regulation, and magnetic field sensing applications. We provide highly integrated mixed-signal ICs, adding more components and greater functionality. Allegro's line has extensive product breadth and depth, with standard "plug and play" products.
- Market leading Hall-effect sensor IC manufacturer with a broad portfolio of innovative solutions focused on the automotive market space
- Customized packaging solutions that incorporate magnetic circuits to simplify applications issues
- System-On-Chip power IC capability incorporating multiple power drivers, regulators, and control logic functions
- Proprietary BCD (Bi-polar, CMOS, DMOS) and BiCMOS wafer process technology that allows the merging of dense digital circuitry with power and or magnetic sensing structures
The Sensor group produces Hall-effect sensor ICs offering contactless sensing for applications such as direction-detection, gear-tooth, speed, linear, angle, current and position sensing for automotive, industrial, consumer, and portable electronics.
The IC group produces power ICs for motor drivers, motor control and switching regulation. Allegro's ICs are used in office automation (particularly printers), industrial, automotive and portable electronics markets. Manufacturing
Allegro understands that investment in manufacturing is critical to long-term success. The ongoing investment in IC fabrication, packaging, and testing facilities, both in the US and abroad, ensures that Allegro is poised to meet the needs of all customers. The company is committed to manufacturing integrated circuits with the highest standards of quality, reliability and service. Allegro Facts
Allegro has forty years experience in the semiconductor industry. With over 3,000 employees worldwide, Allegro is headquartered in Worcester, MA, where corporate management, design, marketing and customer service are located in a 250,000 sq. ft. facility. The company also has a 100K sq. ft. business development facility in New Hampshire that houses business management, marketing, design, and product test.
Wafers are manufactured at an affiliated company (Polar Semiconductor) located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Production test and select product assembly is housed in a wholly owned subsidiary located in the Philippines. There are additional remote sites worldwide that support design, applications, and sales functions. Sales are balanced worldwide throughout North and South America, Europe, Japan and Asia-Pacific, with products sold primarily to OEMs through a strong worldwide sales channel that includes a direct sales force, manufacturer’s representatives and distribution. The company is TS16949 and ISO14001 registered and has received quality awards from leading manufacturers worldwide.
Allegro is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanken Electric Company, Ltd., a billion dollar company who manufactures semiconductors, discretes, LEDs, and switch mode power supplies, with headquarters in Saitama, Japan. The two companies jointly develop advanced wafer technologies. This enables both organizations to fully utilize the company's worldwide strengths and resources for the benefit of our customers.