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Samsung Announces First 65nm TV Receiver

Samsung Electronics announced an improved digital TV receiver chip, the S5H1411, that boasts a 30 percent higher reception success rate than the company’s previous generation digital TV receiver chip released in 2005, the S5H1409. The chip enables digital TVs designed for the North American market to receive both vestigial sideband (VSB) broadcasts and quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) cable signals.

The S5H1411 offers a higher reception success rate than other devices in multi-path environments where signal interference is high, such as densely populated urban areas; dynamic environments with serious signal distortion among many moving vehicles; environments with major signal phase errors because of cable retransmission and remote areas where reception is generally poor. Samsung is the first in the world to adopt 65nm process technology to broadcast TV receiver chip circuitry, demonstrating its industry leading technology and price and performance competitiveness to the market.

Moreover, the S5H1411 operates on 20 percent less power than competing devices on the market today, making it well suited for portable products such as the USB Dongle or USB box.

The new S5H1411 digital TV receiver chip is available in the 100-pin TQFP (14mm x 14mm) or 100-ball FPBGA (8mm x 8mm) packages. The PCB footprint can be reduced by as much as 40 percent. In addition to digital TVs, the device can be used in digital broadcast set-top boxes with terrestrial and cable reception, TV reception cards for PCs, USB Dongles and USB boxes.

Source: Samsung Electronics

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