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Avago Technologies Debuts New High Brightness Infrared LED Emitters

Avago Technologies Press Release - 6/06/2007

Expanded Product Line Focuses on Design Flexibility, High Performance

ASDL-4360 High Power/High Speed Infrared Emitter

ASDL-4360 High Power/High Speed Infrared Emitter

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Avago Technologies today announced a new line of infrared discrete emitters. The company is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. Avago’s new RoHS-compliant products provide designers with a comprehensive line of IR emitters that are specifically designed for a wide range of industrial and consumer applications, such as home appliances, notebook, gaming devices, parking meters and smoke detectors.

Avago’s new IR discrete emitters will be on display at booth C1099 at Computex Taipei located in the Taipei World Trade Center during the week of June 5-9, 2007.

The ASDL-4360/4560/4561 are high-performance 850-885 nm emitters in a surface mount package. The ASDL-4860 is a high power 850 nm IR emitter in a top emitting surface mount, ultra low profile package. It is packed with high performance features ranging from brightness, speed and excellent heat dissipation with its capability to drive at 500mA. Additionally, Avago has added the ASDL-4263/4264, which are 940 nm emitters in through-hole package. By addressing a wide range of parameters, these emitters provide design flexibility and are ideal for high-performance applications.

U.S. Pricing and Availability

The ASDL-4360/4560/4561 are priced at $0.30, volume dependant; the ASDL-4860 is priced at $6, volume dependant; and the ASDL-4263/4264 are priced at $0.12, volume dependant. Products are available now through Avago’s direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners.

Avago’s Infrared and Sensor Products

Avago Technologies offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of IrDA transceivers, Interface ICs and discrete emitters and detectors. It is the only company to provide state-of-the-art transceivers and sensor solutions with fully integrated and complete IrDA hardware and software solutions, which help ensure customers achieve maximum application performance and realize the benefits of faster time-to-market and a reduction in system cost.

With its advanced infrared and sensing technology, the company continues to lead the industry to provide faster connectivity and integrated remote control ability while decreasing the overall system power. Catering to both current and emerging applications, Avago’s diverse range of infrared solution and precision sensors (Proximity and Ambient Light sensors) are able to significantly improve the user interface in office, industrial, home, financial and entertainment-based systems.

Avago Technologies is the world’s largest supplier of infrared transceivers, shipping more than 500 million units since releasing its first IrDA-compliant transceiver in 1994.

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About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. With a global employee presence, Avago provides an extensive range of analog, mixed-signal and optoelectronic components and subsystems to more than 40,000 customers. The company's products serve four end markets: industrial and automotive, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and computer peripherals. It is recognized for providing high-quality products along with strong customer service. Avago’s heritage of technical innovation dates back 40 years to its Agilent/Hewlett-Packard roots.

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