ZMDI releases the ZSSC416x/7x Sensor Signal Conditioner Family combining high-accuracy amplification, 16-bit precision & I2C(TM) or SENT 3.0 output with optimized support for ASIL B applications

DRESDEN, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- Apr 21, 2015 -- Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this Press Release.

ZMD AG (ZMDI), an award-winning global semiconductor company headquartered in Dresden, Germany, and specializing in enabling energy-efficient solutions, today announces the ZSSC416x and ZSSC417x family of next generation sensor signal conditioners. As a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, information technology and consumer applications, ZMDI is pleased to introduce a state-of-the-art sensor signal conditioning family capable of measuring single, dual or differential bridge inputs and internal or external temperature sensors. With a wide analog pre-amplification range, the ZSSC416x products are capable of highly accurate amplification and sensor-specific correction for most resistive bridge sensors and the ZSSC417x products are optimized for highly accurate thermocouple readings. Measured values are provided via the digital SENT 3.0 output or I2C™ (trademark of NXP). With over 50 years of industry leadership, ZMDI has developed the ZSSC416x/ZSSC417x family as the next evolution of ZMDI's current successful sensor signal conditioner ICs.

"The ZSSC416x/ZSSC417x family of products from ZMDI's Next Generation Sensor Signal Conditioner Family is designed for ease of integration into our customers' sensor platforms without sacrificing the performance and flexibility needed for the lowest possible system costs," stated Steve Ramdin, Global Product Line Manager for Multi-Market Sensor Platforms at ZMDI. In addition to the highest proven performance needed for future products, ZMDI's Next Generation Sensor Signal Conditioner Family ICs offer customers ease of use with a wide range of predefined signal processing configurations and flexible input pin selection for quick integration in a wide variety of applications. Mr. Ramdin added, "Our goal is to make it easy for our customers to build flexible sensor platforms, quickly and at the lowest possible system costs."


--  Full SENT 3.0 compliance 
--  Bridge inputs configurable for single, dual or differential measurements
--  Internal and external temperature sensing 
--  Supply voltage range: 4.75V to 5.25V 
--  Overvoltage protection to +/-18V 
--  ADC resolution: 12 to 18 bit 
--  Output resolution: 12-bit via SENT and up to 16-bit for I2C™ 
--  Designed for ASIL B requirements in safety-relevant applications 
--  Temperature range:-40 degrees C to 150 degrees C 

Availability and Pricing

The ZSSC416x/ZSSC417x family is in full production. Interested customers can receive pricing today by contacting ( and its distribution partners (hyperlink

About ZMDI

Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden AG (ZMDI) is a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, mobile sensing, information technology and consumer applications. These solutions enable our customers to create the most energy-efficient products in sensing, power management and lighting.

For over 50 years, ZMDI has been globally headquartered in Dresden, Germany. ZMDI serves its customers with sales offices and design centers throughout Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United States.

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