Avago Technologies Announces New System-on-Chip LaserStream and Optical Navigation Sensors for Corded Input Device Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 12, 2009 Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced two new system-on-chip (SOC) LaserStream™ and LED optical navigation sensors for use in USB corded computer mice and a variety of other input device applications. The ADNS-7700, which incorporates Avago’s patented LaserStream navigation sensor, microcontroller and VCSEL illumination in a single chip, targets designers of desktop PCs, trackballs and integrated input devices. The ADNS-5700 is a single chip USB solution that integrates the optical navigation sensor with a microcontroller and LED driver to help simplify mouse designs.

The ADNS-7700 is one of the first laser navigation sensors in the industry that has a microcontroller, navigation sensor and VCSEL integrated in a single package. Housed in a 22-pin staggered dual inline package (DIP), this navigation sensor is designed to be used with either Avago’s trim lens (ADNS-6180-001) or wide trim lens (ADNS-6180-002) to provide a complete navigation system. Additionally, this LaserStream-based navigation sensor operates on a single 5V power supply, meets USB 2.0 compliance, and laser power is pre-calibrated prior shipment. Other key features include high-speed motion detection of up to 45-inches per second (ips), acceleration of 20g and resolution up to 2400 dpi; a mechanical Z-Wheel interface for vertical and tilt-wheel scroll; On-the-Fly resolution change; a keymap feature; and on-chip OTP memory for device configuration flexibility.

Avago’s ADNS-5700, which also operates on a 5V power supply, comes in an 18-pin optical package that is designed to be used with Avago’s round lens (ADNS-5100), trim lens (ADNS-5100-001) or truncated round lens (ADNS-5100-002). With the addition of the ADNS-5200 clip and HLMP-ED80 LED, these parts provide a complete and compact optical navigation mouse sensor. Additionally, this navigation sensor has no moving parts, and precision optical alignment is not required, making the ADNS-5700 ideal for high volume assembly. Other key features include: high speed motion detection up to 30ips; accurate navigation over a wide variety of surfaces; and 12-bit motion reporting.

A reference design kit, complete with sample navigation sensor and optical mouse is available for the ADNS-5700 and ADNS-7700. The optical mouse supplied with the kit will enable input device designers to evaluate the performance of the sensor prior to design. A design guide which provides usefully tips and information for ease of use is also included in the kit.

Pricing and Availability

Avago’s ADNS-7700 and ADNS-5700 navigation sensors are priced at $1.55 and $0.75, respectively in 10,000 piece quantities. Samples and production quantities are available now through Avago’s direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners. More information about Avago’s LaserStream and optical navigation sensors can be found at http://www.avagotech.com/pages/en/navigation_interface_devices/avago_mouse_sensor/.

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. By leveraging its core competencies in III-V compound and silicon semiconductor design and processing, the company provides an extensive range of analog, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems to approximately 40,000 end customers. Backed by strong customer service support, the company's products serve four diverse end markets: industrial and automotive electronics, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and consumer and computer peripherals. Avago has a global employee presence and heritage of technical innovation dating back 40 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots. Information about Avago is available on the Web at www.avagotech.com

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement and supporting materials may contain forward-looking statements which address our expected future business and financial performance. These forward looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections of future Company or industry performance based on management’s judgment, beliefs, current trends and market conditions, and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, we caution you not to place undue reliance on these statements. Avago Technologies Finance Pte. Ltd.'s Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC on December 17, 2008, recent Current Reports on Form 6-K, and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") (which you may obtain for free at the SECs website at http://www.sec.gov) discuss some of the important risk factors that may affect our business, results of operations, and financial condition.

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