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Actel Unveils New APA300/600/1000 FPGAs

Actel Corp. (Mountain View, CA) announced the availability of its reprogrammable, non-volatile ProASIC Plus field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), tested and verified to operate over the full military temperature range of -55°C to +125°C. With densities ranging from 300,000 to one million system gates, the single-chip, military-qualified APA300, APA600 and APA1000 devices are offered in three packaging and screening options – military-temperature plastic (MTP), military-temperature hermetic (MTH) and hermetic packaging fully screened to MIL-STD 883 class B (883B).

The packaging options, combined with the family's low power consumption, design security and firm-error immunity, make the ProASIC Plus solutions suitable for a wide range of military, aerospace and avionics applications, including ground-, air- and sea-based military systems; radar; command and control; and navigation systems.

Fully qualified APA300, APA600 and APA1000 ProASIC Plus FPGAs in MTP packaging are available now with prices beginning at $290 in 5,000-unit quantities. The APA300, APA600 and APA1000 devices in MTH packaging will be available in the fourth quarter of 2003 with prices starting at $510. Additionally, the 883B ProASIC Plus products will begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2003 with prices beginning at $860 for 5,000-unit quantities.

Actel Corp.
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