C5000™ ultra-low-power DSP

The C5000 ultra-low-power DSP platform includes a broad portfolio of the industry's lowest power 16-bit DSPs with performance up to 300MHz (600 MIPS). Ideal for portable devices in audio, voice and vision, and other applications requiring analytics with ultra-low-power.

C5000 DSP Performance

Performance range

  • Ultra-low-power DSP
    • Standby: 0.15 mW
    • Active: 0.15mW/MHz
  • DSP MHz: 50-200MHz
  • FFT: up to 1024 pt real and complex (16bit)
C5000 DSP Differentiated Peripherals

Ideal for low-power + analytics applications

  • Wearables
  • Audio
  • Portable medical
  • Voice analytics

C55x DSP Chip Support Libraries (CSL)

C55x Chip

API for configuring on-chip peripherals compatible between various C55x DSP devices

Chip-Support Library

Key peripherals

  • FFT Coprocessor
  • USB
  • LCD
  • McBSP

C5000 DSPs

  C5504/5 C5514/15 C5517 C553x C5545
DSP MHz 60/75/100/120/150 100/120 200 50/100 60/100
MMACS 120/150/200/240/300 200/240 400 100/200 120/200
Power consumption (typ.) 0.33 mW/MHz 0.22 mW/MHz 0.54 mW/MHz 0.15 mW/MHz 0.15 mW/MHz
Memory 320KB, EMIF 320KB, EMIF 320KB, EMIF 320KB 320KB
Software Chip-Support Library Chip-Support Library Chip-Support Library Chip-Support Library Chip-Support Library
Key features USB, LCD, SAR ADC USB, LCD, SAR ADC USB, LCD, SAR ADC, McBSP, McSPI USB, LCD, SAR ADC USB, LCD, SAR ADC
Co-processor FFT FFT FFT FFT FFT
Applications Audio, industrial controls, portable medical devices, software defined radio Audio, industrial controls, portable medical devices, software defined radio Audio, software defined radio, vision analytics Wearables, audio, voice analytics, speech recognition Wearables, audio, voice analytics, speech recognition
Pricing Starting at $4.95 (1KU) Starting at $6.44 (1KU) Starting at $9.05 (1KU) Starting at $1.95 (1KU) Starting at $3.45 (1KU)