Microcontrollers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

ARM Cortex-M7 Based MCUs have configurable memory architecture.

January 9, 2015

SMART™ ARM® Cortex®-M7 based MCUs contain memory architectures with up to 384 Kb multi-port SRAM, of which 256 Kb can be configured as tightly coupled memory delivering zero wait state access at 300 MHz. While SAM E70 and S70 suit connectivity and industrial applications, auto-grade SAM V70 and SAM V71 serve in-vehicle infotainment, audio amplifier, telematics, and head unit control applications. Features include USB OTG and on-chip USB PHY and 512 Kb, 1 MB, and 2 MB Flash memory densities. Read More

HVAC, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Reference Design aids cooling fan motor control.

January 8, 2015

Reference design, built around TMPM375 MCU with Vector Engine (VE) technology and peripherals, simplifies complex motor control designs in high-performance cooling fans and similar products for servers and data centers. VE technology employs vector control in hardware to aid handling of complex field-oriented vector control and space-vector modulation methods. Options range from single-phase Brushless DC Motor control to Vector Controlled Brushless DC Motor systems. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

ULP ARM Cortex M4 MCUs target wearables, sensor hub management.

January 7, 2015

Targeting IoT market for battery-operated devices, including SoC solutions for wearables, SAM G54 and SAM G55 series of ARM® Cortex®-M4-based MCUs include Atmel SMART ARM Cortex-M4 MCU + FPU (floating point unit), integrated sensor fusion algorithms, packages down to 2.84 x 2.84 mm, frequency up to 120 MHz, as well as ULP ratings down to 102 µA/MHz in active mode, and 5 µsec wake-up. Other features include up to 512 KB Flash and up to 160 KB SRAM, SRAM power banking, and USB host/device. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

NFC Sensor Transponder targets IoT applications.

December 18, 2014

Combining ISO 15693-compliant NFC interface with programmable MCU, non-volatile FRAM, 14-bit ADC, and SPI or I2C interface, Model RF430FRL15xH is optimized for use in fully passive or semi-active modes to achieve extended battery life in consumer wearables, industrial, medical, and asset tracking applications. With fully programmable 13.56 MHz transponder, developers can design products that require analog or digital interface, datalogging capabilities, and data transfers to NFC-enabled reader. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

32-Bit Microcontrollers combine peripheral mix, scalable memory.

December 9, 2014

Suited for executing Bluetooth® audio software, PIC32MX1/2/5 MCU series offers up to 83 DMIPS performance and scalable memory options from 64/8 KB to 512/64 KB Flash/RAM. MCUs integrate flexible CAN2.0B controllers as well as system RAM for storing up to 1,024 messages in 32 buffers. Along with PMP and capacitive touch sensing hardware, features include 4 SPI/I2S interfaces; 10-bit, 1 MSPS, 48-channel ADC; full-speed USB 2.0 Device/Host/OTG peripheral; and 4 general-purpose DMA controllers. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontrollers feature core-independent peripherals.

December 4, 2014

PIC®16(L)F161X series incorporates Math Accelerator with Proportional Integral Derivative (PID), offering completely core-independent calculations with ability to perform 16-bit math and PID operations. Along with Angular Timer hardware module, features include peripherals with 24-bit Signal Measurement Timer (SMT), Zero Cross Detect (ZCD) module, high-current I/Os (100 mA), and Configurable Logic Cell (CLC). Communications are supported via I2C™, SPI, and EUSART. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Peripheral-Rich, 32-Bit MCU offers scalable memory configuration.

November 28, 2014

Used for executing Bluetooth® audio software, PIC32MX1/2/5 series offers up to 83 DMIPS performance and scalable memory options from 64/8 KB to 512/64 KB Flash/RAM. MCUs integrate flexible CAN2.0B controllers with DeviceNet™ addressing support and programmable bit rates up to 1 Mbps. Additional features include 4 SPI/I²S interfaces; Parallel Master Port (PMP) and capacitive touch sensing hardware; 10-bit, 1 Msps, 48-channel ADC; and full-speed USB 2.0 Device/Host/OTG peripheral. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Power MCUs provide 4-16 KB Flash memory.

November 19, 2014

Designed for high-level languages with minimal code space, 8-bit megaAVR® MCUs provide single-cycle instructions running 1 MIPS per MHz. Units offer extensive set of peripherals, including ADC, Analog Comparator, SPI, I2C, and USART. Unique ID enables secure device for IoT applications and wireless networks. MCUs are fully supported by Atmel Studio 6.2 integrated development environment for writing, building, simulating, programming, and debugging applications. Read More