Memory ICs
Automotive DRAM

Living Automotive DRAMs

Long-term product support is key to the consideration of automotive applications. Etron’s Automotive DRAMs provide benefits of continuity of supply, long-term reliability, wide temperature range operation, low power, and small form factors.

  • Continuity of Supply
  • Long-Term Reliability
  • Wide Temperature Range Operation
  • Low Power and Small Form Factor
Product Selection for Automotive / Industrial DRAMs
Industrial Automotive
Application Industrial, Medical, Outdoor Car Electronics
TA Temperature -40~85°C -40~85 °C (Grade-3) & -40~105 °C (Grade-2)
PPM < 100ppm < 10ppm
Reliability Standard & Spec JEDEC ㆍJEDEC ㆍAEC-Q100 ㆍSpec Customization
Product Life 2~5 years 5~8 years
Track Records in Automotives

Since 2008, Etron‘s automotive DRAM has been mass-produced and sold to Japanese, Taiwanese and Chinese automotive customers for automotive electronics. Recently, it is also sold to EU and US automotive customers.


The main automotive applications of Etron’s automotive DRAM include CD, DVD, automotive HDD, navigation, instrument cluster, audio, automotive camera, automotive infotainment, and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).


Etron’s automotive DRAM product line covers 16Mb-512Mb SDR, 64Mb-1Gb DDR1, 128Mb-2Gb DDR2, 512Mb-8Gb DDR3, and 256Mb LPDDR2.

Auto-Certified Total Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Intel SSQA-Lite Supplier Certified
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 Certificated
  • IATF 16949 Compliance
  • AEC-Q100 Compliance


Etron’s automotive DRAMs are AEC-Q100 compliant which ensures high quality and reliability in harsh environments. Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) summarized packages can be prepared for targeted products upon automotive customer’s request. All production processes are controlled and documented by standard automotives PPAPs.


Intel’s suppliers are recognized for superior quality levels, and Etron has won the Intel SSQA-Lite Supplier Certified Etron’s QMS in compliance with ISO/9001. IATF 16949 requirements and all of our subcontractors in our automotive production lines are fully IATF 16949 certified. To meet the most stringent automotive industry expectations, Etron can meet or exceed the requirements defined in the AEC-Q100 standard.

ELM Program Overview Supply Mechanism for Making Long-term Business Partners

Etron has maintained the flexibility, agility, and product focus of a fabless IC company by establishing strong partnerships with leading memory foundries and companies with complementary skills from different speciality segments. With the benefit of supply abundance, Etron has secured long-term business with our local and overseas car electronics partners since 2005.


We have designed automotive grade memory parts to provide predictable obsolescence cycles for a variety of memory densities and package types. EML (Extended Manufacturing Life) guarantees availability for devices put into the EML program. The program boasts three primary life categories (5, 7, and 10 years). The program is designed for long term customer support. Other categories may be available to support unique requests.

Product Category
Product Line Density
SDR SDRAM 16Mb ~ 512Mb
DDR SDRAM 16Mb ~ 1Gb
DDR2 SDRAM 128Mb ~ 2Gb
DDR3 SDRAM 512Mb ~ 8Gb