Exar Serial Transceiver Is an "EDN China Hot Product" for First Quarter 2011

SP337 is one of Top 25 Most Accessed New Devices on EDN China's Website

Mar 30, 2011, 07:45 ET from Exar Corporation

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FREMONT, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation's (Nasdaq: EXAR) recently announced SP337 serial transceiver was one of the Top 25 most accessed new products on the EDN China website --http://article.ednchina.com/hot/articleh.aspx?id=88419  -- for the first quarter of 2011.

"We are very encouraged by the interest shown for the SP337 in China," said James Lougheed, vice president, general manager, APAC and Japan. "The SP337 further extends our lead in the multi-protocol serial transceiver market. It is ideal for many of our regional customers looking for solutions in factory automation, process controls, embedded PCs, security networks, point-of-sales equipment amongst others."  

About EDN's Hot Products

EDN China includes information on approximately 100 new products on its site from a variety of sources, including press releases by vendors, interviews by EDN China editors and other industry media sources and organizations. Based on clicks of new product information on EDNchina.com by its 400,000 registered users, EDN China ranks the top 25 most clicked products every quarter.

About the SP337

Featuring best-in-class 15kV ESD and operating from 3.3V to 5V single supply, the SP337 can reduce the cost and simplify the design of dual protocol systems. A key differentiator of the SP337 is full support for the DB9 serial port connector. The RS-232 mode provides three drivers and five receivers to enable all eight signals required for DB9 (3TX/5RX). The RS-485 mode includes two independent high-speed RS-485/422 full duplex transmit and receive channels (2TX/2RX).

About Exar

Exar Corporation delivers highly differentiated silicon, software and subsystem solutions for data communication, storage, consumer and industrial applications. For nearly 40 years, Exar's comprehensive knowledge of end-user markets along with the underlying analog, mixed signal and digital technology has enabled innovative solutions that meet the needs of the evolving connected world. Exar's product portfolio includes power management and interface components, communications products, storage optimization solutions, network security and applied service processors. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support to drive rapid product development. For more information about Exar, visit: www.exar.com.

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