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Semtech Awarded "Best Product of the Year" by ElectroniqueS

July 5, 2011 at 8:00 AM EDT

SX1233 RF Transceiver Wins for Best Design in RF Circuit Category

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Semtech Corp. (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced it has won the prestigious Electron d'Or award from ElectroniqueS magazine in France for "Best Product of the Year." Semtech won in the RF and time-frequency category for its innovative SX1233 high bit rate, low power, integrated UHF transceiver. The Electron d'Or is awarded to companies that develop innovative products with performing excellence.

"We are excited to be recognized by the leading industry experts and ElectroniqueS as producing a significant advancement in RF technology," said Marc Pegulu, Marketing Director for Semtech's Industrial Analog Product Line. "The SX1233 is enabling a new way we monitor and control our homes, industrial energy, security and data measurements systems."

Semtech has expanded its low power transceiver platform with the SX1233 programmable RF transceiver, which has market leading sensitivity and provides a cost effective solution for wireless applications using the 433MHz, 868MHz and 915MHz Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) frequency bands.

This new platform has significantly improved the quality of service minimizing energy consumption and enabling adoption of RF for residential and commercial buildings. Semtech's RF higher bit rate design dramatically reduces the probability of collision with other wireless systems. The SX1233 transceiver has extremely good receiver selectivity that guarantees isolation from in band RF interferences. The SX1233 is designed into applications such as; water, gas, electricity, smart meter communication, home & building, energy control, wireless alarm and security system, and wireless sensor networks.

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