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AKM Semiconductor - Active Electronic Components Distributor Since its establishment in 1983, AKM has based its corporate operation and development in two fast-growing areas vital to the growth of information and communication systems custom and application.

As a vital, energetic corporation driven by the constant development of technology and its application to the growth of the information-communications society, AKM will continue to meet the rising expectations of its customers and the end users.

AKM Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures CMOS mixed signal integrated circuits for mobile device, automotive, consumer, industrial, and infrastructure applications. The company offers digital audio products, including converters; video products that include A/V interface, amps and switches, encoders and decoders, and analog front ends; sensor products; communications products, such as analog cordless telephone and two-way radio; and clock devices, including single and multi-clock clock generators, spread spectrum, and clock buffers. It also offers power devices, such as white LED drivers, DC-DC converters, active noise filters, regulators, motor drivers, video amplifiers, and pin diodes; audio amplifiers; and touchscreen controllers. The company provides application solutions, such as pro audio, consumer audio/video, portable audio, USB audio, set-top boxes and DTV, automotive, PC and peripherals, and magnetic sensors. It sells its products through sales representatives and distributors in Japan, Asia, Europe, and China. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in San Jose, California. AKM Semiconductor, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Microsystems Co., Ltd.

Main Products:
AKM Business Products:
  • Optical Pick up Audio
  • Clock Device Automotive
  • Telecommunication AV Receiver
  • Mobile Communication Effector
  • Video DVD
  • EEPROM Portable/PMP
  • List of discontinued Pro Audio
  • PC Audio
  • Mobile Phone/PDA
  • Set-Top Box
  • Digital TV
  • USB Products
  • TSC Products

Consumer Electronics

    Smart Phone / Tablet
    STB(Set Top Box)
    Receiver High Performance Audio
    Wireless Mic / Wireless Headset
    Docking Station / Soundbar
    Air-Conditioning Equipments
    Photovoltaic / Solar Power Generation / Smart Meter
    Printer / MFP(Multi Function Printer)
    Washing Machine

Industrial & Infrastructure

    Industrial Motors
    PMR(Public / Private Mobile Radio)


    Infotainment & Comfort
    Safety & Drive Assist
    Body & Powertrain


Integrated Circuits (ICs)

    Audio Special Purpose
    Clock/Timing - Clock Buffers, Drivers
    Clock/Timing - Clock Generators, PLLs, Frequency Synthesizers
    Data Acquisition - ADCs/DACs - Special Purpose
    Data Acquisition - Digital to Analog Converters (DAC)
    Embedded - DSP (Digital Signal Processors)
    Interface - CODECs
    Interface - Encoders, Decoders, Converters
    Interface - Filters - Active
    Interface - Sensor and Detector Interfaces
    Interface - Telecom
    Linear - Amplifiers - Instrumentation, OP Amps, Buffer Amps
    PMIC - Full, Half-Bridge Drivers
    PMIC - LED Drivers
    PMIC - Motor Drivers, Controllers
    PMIC - Supervisors
    PMIC - Voltage Regulators - DC DC Switching Regulators
    PMIC - Voltage Regulators - Linear


    RF Amplifiers
    RF Detectors
    RF Misc ICs and Modules
    RF Mixers
    RF Receivers
    RF Transmitters

Sensors, Transducers

    Current Transducers
    Magnetic Sensors - Linear, Compass (ICs)
    Magnetic Sensors - Switches (Solid State)
    Optical Sensors - Ambient Light, IR, UV Sensors
    Position Sensors - Angle, Linear Position Measuring