Microchip Technology SST25WF080 Serial Flash Memory Device

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog, and Flash-IP solutions, announced the SST25WF080 serial Flash-memory device — the newest member of the 25 series Serial Flash (SPI) memory family based on Microchip’s proprietary SuperFlash® Technology. The low-voltage (1.8V), 8 Mbit device features extremely low standby power consumption of just 5 microamperes, active read current of 2 mA (typ., at 33 MHz) and is the highest-density product in the 25 series 1.8V Serial Flash (SPI) family. Featuring a 75 MHz clock frequency and operating temperature range of -40° to +85° Celsius, the device supports the latest generations of low-power electronic devices, such as tablet computers, hard-disk drives, Bluetooth® headsets, Wi-Fi® and wireless-control devices, as well as camera modules.

Microchip Technology SST25WF080 serial Flash-memory device

“Microchip is now the only company in the industry to offer a full 1.8V serial Flash memory product portfolio, with densities ranging from 512 Kbit to 8 Mbit,” said Randy Drwinga, vice president of Microchip’s Memory Products Group. “With its low power consumption and high-speed clock, the device enables longer battery life and extremely responsive systems in today’s consumer electronic devices.”

Packaging, Pricing & Availability
The SST25WF080 device is available in an 8-pin SOIC package for $0.95 each, in 10,000-unit quantities; and also in an 8-bump die Z-Scale[tm] package. Samples and volume-production quantity orders can be ordered, today. For further information, contact any Microchip sales representative or authorized worldwide distributor.

About Microchip Technology
Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Ariz., Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

The Microchip name and logo, the SST name and logo, and SuperFlash are registered trademarks of Microchip Technology Inc. in the U.S.A., and other countries. Z-Scale is a trademark of Microchip Technology Inc. in the U.S.A., and other countries.