Control44 (CTR44) is a 4 bit address, 4 bit data encoder and decoder combined in a single IC. This device can operate in either Encode or Decode mode. It uses 1kbps differential Manchester bit balancing with preamble and checksum. CTR44 is specifically designed to be used in RF remote control applications. It is available in 20pin SSOP, 18pin SOIC and PDIP packages.