Spansion launches low density serial flash for code storage
Spansion is in volume production of 4Mb, 8Mb and 16Mb serial flash parts for code storage in consumer electronics such as optical disk drives, cable and DSL modems, printers and routers as well as industrial applications such as smart meters.
The family features read performance of up to 85 MHz for fast application boot, industrial temperature range, high quality and reliability.
Spansion is expanding its high-performance flash range by sampling 80MHz DDR serial parts.
Spansion now has serial flash parts from 4 Mb up to 1 Gb.
The 4 Mb, 8 Mb, and 16 Mb Spansion FL-2K support the industrial temperature range supported (-40C to +85C); come in an industry-standard 8-pin SO (208 mil and 150 mil) packages with Spansion’s Universal Footprint; have uniform 4 Kb sectors for fast parameter storage; have software and hardware write protection for enhanced security and IP protection; and have read performance: 4 Mb – 85 Mhz, 8Mb – 76 Mhz, 16Mb – 65 Mhz for quick boot
128Mb and 256Mb Spansion FL-S 80 MHz DDR devices are sampling now with production in Q4. 512 Mb and 1 Gb versions are available based on customer demand.