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pre-select your preferred manufacturer across all Selectors

Parametric IC search engine for electronic components and analog IC.

A new and independent parametric IC search engine for electronic components, especially for analog IC. Our strength is the wide choice of parameters to choose from and the huge variety of IC manufacturer. Selectable parameters are optimized for each product family offering up to 35+ parameters per product segment. At present we added 60+ analog IC manufacturer in our IC search engine.


Start parametric IC search and select your product group via below tiles.

internal FET
(0.01A to 35A)
v.1.7
internal or external FET
(0.05A to 4.5A)
v.1.3
external FET
(0.1A to 250)
v.1.1
find any product with same or better
performance than the selected one
beta v.0.5
6 bit to 24 bit
(0.6 SPS to 5 GSPS)
A/D: beta v.0.5, D/A: beta v.0.8
compare up to 5 products side-by-side
with up to 35 parameter






 

 Shunt/Series/Current
v.0.5


 












 


 

 

What's so special to establish another component search engine ?

Several weaknesses are addressed.

Variety of analog IC manufacturer

We focus on a wide analog IC manufacturer range and complete product listing independent from sample availability at the major sample warehouses and distributors. Lot's of smaller analog IC manufacturer are not listed at those and therefore samples are only available directly at the IC manufacturer. Furthermore not all products are available for sale at the sample warehouses despite their existence. This can happen to many special analog IC with certain temperature ratings, automotive or military ratings or products which are just not popular. We make all products available for search, this way also parts and products from new or small IC manufacturer are available.

IC parameter overview

We listen to engineers and added lots of parameters which can be selected, all independent from each other, no range selections and all filterable. Parameters can be selected either via the left side drop-down menu, the table column headers or special buttons on the left and ride side like inventory, price, sample check or solution size comparisons.

An additional helpful feature is the 1-page product overview. Many IC parameters are already visible within the parametric search though by far not all. Clicking on the blue 'i' symbol next to the part numbers opens a new tab with up to 35 of the most important parameters per product - all on a single page. Without reading the datasheet, engineers get a quick and solid product overview in few seconds.

Easy to work with

Despite the flexibility we make the parametric IC search as easy and quick as possible. Also certain pre-settings are available like the analog IC manufacturer pre-selection via the multi-select menu on the homepage.  This helps to follow a preferred-vendor guideline by procurement for example. Alternative it can be used as a sales tool for distribution and rep engineers, pre-setting the whole webpage based on their product line-card. A quick video and tutorial for the IC manufacturer pre-selection is also available.

Special parameter selection

We added a lot of special component features which are very rare to find in IC search engines or haven't been listed and combined together. Examples are the typical inductor size and typical external component count columns to enable a size comparison. A ranking by total solution size will be added in 3.Q.2014. Other helpful parameter are peak efficiency, dimming functions, Automotive AEC-Q100 qualification and much more. Some parameters are covered in detail in the analog IC statistics, market overview and reports.

Working together with other webpages and resources

There are already many great webpages, companies and services available, no need to invent the wheel again. With the help from www.findchips.com, we added a query for stocking information across most distributors and warehouses, checking for sample availability, inventory and price information which can be pulled-in once the parametric search process is finished. Just click on the left side with the drop down menu the 'check inventory' button.

Saving time

Making an engineers life easier and a product selection faster. Therefore we added a side-by-side IC comparison function, no more pen, paper or Excel tables. This IC comparison function can be used either directly from the parametric searches and 1-page overviews or products can be also manually selected into this comparison function. A quick video and tutorial for the automatic or manual IC comparison is also available.

What's next

We activated the product replacement search as beta test. If a product runs out of production and made obsolete, or is just hard to get or not deliverable at all it is time to look for an IC replacement. A product can either be manually selected or the IC replacement search can be directly from the 1-page overview started. The main parameters are selected automatically plus key parameters, optional ones can be selected by choice. The number in (.) shows the available replacement products which have a similar or very close specification. A quick video and tutorial for the IC-replacement search is also available.

Which electronic parts can be searched so far ?

You can choose among the five component families which are listed. More are in preparation and those are MOSFET, OpAmps and Li-Ion Battery Charger.

 

News August 2014

01.08. DC/DC Buck-Boost Converter IC: published the second market overview and feature report for Buck-Boost Converter IC

 

News July 2014

29.07. DC/DC LED Driver Buck: published the first market overview and feature report for step-down LED Driver IC

29.07. DC/DC LED Driver Buck: major update and expansion with new manufacturer, products, parameter and a new segment.

          -> added a new segment, LED Driver with external MOSFET and expanded output current search parameter from 4A up to 20A
          -> added 50+ new LED Driver Controller IC products with external MOSFET
          -> added 70+ new LED Driver Converter IC products with internal MOSFET
          -> added 10 new manufacturer: Elmos, GMT, Micrel, Prema, Richtek, Rohm, Sanken Semi, Silan Micro, Silergy, ZMDI
          -> added 3 new parameter to the drop-down selections: ext.clock synchronization, MOSFET intern/extern and temperature compensation

10.07. DC/DC Converter Buck-Boost: small update, added new products from Intersil, Linear Technology, Spansion and Texas Instruments.

09.07. DC/DC Converter Boost: small update, added new products from Texas Instruments and Torex.

02.07. Data Converter digital/analog: loaded 100+ new products and added 4 manufacturer: Microchip, Rohm, Intersil and IDT.

-> news archive with older updates and roadmap.

 

 

 

 

 



www.DCDCselector.com is a fast and easy parametric search engine for electronic part and especially analog IC. With our large selection
of standard plus unique technical parameters, engineers can find their ideal IC within seconds and solve their application problems quickly.

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