Silicon Labs intros automotive AM/FM tuners targeting BRIC countries

Silicon Laboratories has introduced a new highly integrated car radio tuner IC family, incorporating the entire radio tuner solution from antenna input to audio output in a single CMOS IC and enabling the lowest system cost for the mid-range automotive radio market.

Silicon Labs’ new automotive-grade Si475x AM/FM receiver family provides unrivaled performance for cost-sensitive automotive radio designs in the high-growth “BRIC” (Brazil, Russia, India and China) markets.

Target applications include automotive OEM and aftermarket head units and radio tuner RF modules.

Silicon Labs’ Si475x tuner ICs support worldwide radio band requirements including AM, FM, FM radio data system (RDS), long wave (LW) and short wave (SW), giving car radio developers the flexibility to support a variety of global market requirements with a single design.

The tuners incorporate Silicon Labs’ patented RDS decoding technology, offering RDS performance superior to any other FM RDS demodulator/decoder available.

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