Portable and Table Top Radio

Portable and table top radios are ubiquitous and include FM-Only, AM/FM, weather band (WB), short wave (SW), and long wave (LW) reception. Silicon Labs radio ICs support any radio transmission, style or feature/performance requirement, including digital or mechanical tuning. These market-leading radio ICs are complemented by a complete suite of high performance, small footprint MCUs and RF wireless receivers.

Silicon Labs' Solutions for Portable and Table Top Radios

Silicon Labs Solution Customer Benefits
Multi-band radio receiver family: Pin compatible silicon DSP radio receiver family supporting FM, AM, SW, LW, WB-SAME, and RDS reception Flexible radio design for multitude of bands and features based on common hardware platform
Fully integrated, self aligned radio: Robust silicon radio requiring minimal external passive components and no external tuned components Low power, small footprint, and low manufacturing cost (requires no manual tuning
Single chip remote control IC: EZRadio RF transmitter remote control IC, embedded MCU, crystal-less design Simpler design, shorter design cycles than traditional solutions
Reliable capacitive sensing support: Innovative MCU functionality with capacitive sensing, wake-on-touch, and LED lighting control Enables stylish and differentiated user interfaces
Low power, low voltage MCU: Operation down to 0.9 V Single cell operation and extended battery life
Easy communication between device: Single-chip bridge converts the traffic between USB to UART formats Eliminates external devices; free software drivers included