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Microsemi Backlighting Solutions Adopted By VIZIO

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced industry leader VIZIO, Inc. has utilized Microsemi's LED backlight driver for its E-Series 60-inch and 70-inch Class Razor LED Smart TVs ( E601i-A3 and E701i-A3 respectively).


VIZIO's highly-rated E601i-A3 and E701i-A3 which will launch this month feature an ultra-thin, slim-frame design, brilliant 1080p Full HD LED* quality and VIZIO Internet Apps. Operating at a remarkably low 84 watts, the E601i-A3 meets Energy Star power consumption requirements while providing superior performance display characteristics. Numerous reviews praise the E601i-A3 for exceeding the video performance and black level fidelity of competitive products, and delivering them at significantly more attractive price points.

Incorporated into VIZIO'S E601i-A3 and E701i-A3 is Microsemi's LX27901LED backlight driver. Based on the LCD Integrated Power Supply (LIPS) architecture, the LX27901 combines a television's main power supply with the LED driver on one printed circuit board, increasing power efficiency while enhancing backlight performance and lowering total solution cost. 

"We are proud to have been chosen by a leading flat panel HDTV brand in North America, which validates the high quality of our innovative solutions," said Roger Holliday, vice president of business development for Microsemi's Integrated Circuits group. "This project was particularly exciting as it gave us the opportunity to collaborate with a fellow Orange County-based technology company that is making such an impact on the industry."

About MicrosemiMicrosemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance, radiation-hardened and highly reliable analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Learn more at  

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