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Piccolo™ 32-bit Microcontroller Series

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Piccolo™ F28x 32-bit microcontrollers provide real-time control for greater energy efficiency to cost sensitive applications

Piccolo™ C28x™ low-cost, high integration 32-bit microcontrollers feature architectural advancements and enhanced peripherals to bring the benefits of 32-bit real-time control to applications typically unable to justify the associated cost. Whether you need fixed-point 40-60 MHz performance with the F2802x series, additional flash memory and CLA for high-efficiency control loops of the F2803x series, increased analog integration of the F2805x series, or the floating-point, double memory, and new Viterbi complex math unit (VCU) of the F2806x series there is a Piccolo MCU fit for your needs. Piccolo's real-time control offers greater system efficiency and precision through the implementation of advanced algorithms for applications such as solar inverters, white goods appliances, hybrid automotive batteries, power line communications (PLC) and LED lighting.

Piccolo Block Diagram and Features

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Key features
  • Up to 90-MHz, 32-bit C28x™ CPU
  • 16-kB to 256-kB embedded Flash
  • 12-bit ADC, up to 4.6 MSPS
  • 150-ps high-resolution ePWM
  • Control law accelerator
  • Package options starting at 38-pin TSSOP
  • Integrated oscillator, voltage regulator, BOR/POR
  • Single-rail 3.3V device
  • Floating-point and fixed-point options
Key benefits
  • Leading 32-bit performance for real-time control
  • Lowers system cost
  • Increased ease of use
  • Small package size
  • Scalable performance, selectable math and control enhancements
Key applications
Device Series CPU Speed Memory Architecture Features Starting Price (1ku)
Piccolo F2806x 90 MHz 128kB to 256kB Floating-point, VCU*,CLA*,DMA $4.95
Piccolo F2805x 60 MHz 64kB to 128kB Fixed-point, CLA, PGAs, Windowed Comparators $3.25
Piccolo F2803x 60 MHz 64kB to 128 kB Fixed-point, CLA* $2.79
Piccolo F2802x 40-60 MHz 16kB to 64 kB Fixed-point $1.85

* Denotes that feature is optional

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