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ARM Cortex-M3 Based MCU features embedded graphics from NXP.

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January 17, 2014 - Intended for embedded applications, LPC1788 features ARM Cortex-M3 CPU that has 3-stage pipeline, Harvard architecture with separate local instruction and data buses, third bus for peripherals, and internal pre-fetch unit that supports speculative branches. Cortex-M3 core offers debug features and supports block integration. Targeted to operate at up to 100 MHz CPU frequency, MCU also offers flash memory accelerator to accomplish optimal performance when executing code from flash.

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Original Press Release

Future Electronics Announces Availability of LPC1788 Cortex-M3 with Embedded Graphics from NXP

Press release date: January 15, 2014

Pointe Claire, Quebec — Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to announce availability of NXP's LPC1788 ARM Cortex-M3 based microcontroller, for embedded applications requiring a high level of integration and low power dissipation.

The Cortex-M3 is a next generation core that offers better performance than the ARM7 at the same clock rate and other system enhancements such as modernized debug features and a higher level of support block integration.

The Cortex-M3 CPU incorporates a 3-stage pipeline and has a Harvard architecture with separate local instruction and data buses, as well as a third bus with slightly lower performance for peripherals. The Cortex-M3 CPU also includes an internal pre-fetch unit that supports speculative branches.

The LPC1788 adds a specialized flash memory accelerator to accomplish optimal performance when executing code from flash, and is targeted to operate at up to 100 MHz CPU frequency. The LPC1788 Cortex-M3 is in stock and available for immediate shipment from Future Electronics.

For more information about NXP, LPC1788 Cortex-M3, Embedded Graphics, the LPC1788 Series, 32-bit MCU, Microcontrollers, LPC1788FBD208,551, LPC1788FET180,551, LPC1788FBD144,551, or to purchase product, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

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