Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

- Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world. 

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  • 8-Bit Microcontroller Overview
2.6MB466KB10 minParts List
  • CodeWarrior Suite
2.1MB652KB5 minParts List
  • ColdFire Flexis QE Microcontrollers
2.7MB315KB10 minParts List
  • ColdFire MCF5225x
5.6MB1.1MB10 minParts List
  • ColdFire® Embedded Voice Solution
3.5MB719KB10 minParts List
  • Flexis JM Family
2.9MB605KB10 minParts List
  • Flexis JM™ USB Connectivity
5.1MB790KB15 minParts List
  • Flexis QE Series Compatibility
Play3.4MB472KB15 minParts List
  • Flexis QE Series Low Power Features
3.1MB710KB10 minParts List
  • GaAs MMIC Amplifier Solutions
2.4MB700KB5 minParts List
  • i.MX 6 Series Applications Processors Introduction
7.7MB3.0MB10 minParts List
  • i.MX27 Multimedia Application Processor
2.0MB295KB5 minParts List
  • i.MX31 Multimedia Processor
2.6MB849KB5 minParts List
  • i.MX35 Processor
3.2MB651KB5 minParts List
  • IMX53 Overview
3.5MB662KB5 minParts List
  • Introduction to Kinetis L Series MCUs
3.9MB1.5MB5 minParts List
  • Introduction to MC9S08QG Series of MCU's
Play3.0MB1.0MB20 minParts List
  • Kinetis® Cortex-M4™ Microcontroller Family
4.4MB778KB5 minParts List
  • LCD Design Solutions
4.0MB879KB10 minParts List
  • MC9RS08KA8 Microcontroller
3.1MB698KB5 minParts List
  • MC9S08LC60 LCD Microcontroller
2.3MB308KB5 minParts List
  • MC9S08LL64/36 LCD MCU Introduction
3.7MB400KB5 minParts List
  • MC9S08QE8 Ultra-Low Power Microcontroller
3.6MB599KB10 minParts List
  • MCF51CN Family - Ultimate Ethernet Solutions
3.1MB957KB5 minParts List
  • MCF51EM Overview
2.0MB385KB5 minParts List
  • MCF5227x LCD Processors
3.2MB517KB10 minParts List
  • Mechatronics
2.0MB316KB5 minParts List
  • MMA845xQ Digital Accelerometer Family
2.7MB1.0MB5 minParts List
  • MPC55xx PitchPak Family
Play8.0MB1.1MB20 minParts List
  • MPC8308 PowerQUICC II Pro Processor
6.0MB1.0MB5 minParts List
  • MPC830x Series Overview
4.0MB698KB10 minParts List
  • MPC8313E PowerQUICC Processor
3.2MB629KB10 minParts List
  • MPC8314/15 Product Overview
2.8MB633KB10 minParts List
  • MPC8323E PowerQUICC II Pro Processor
2.4MB430KB5 minParts List
  • MPC834x PowerQUICC II Processors
2.6MB625KB5 minParts List
  • MPC837x PowerQUICC II Pro Processors
4.0MB1.1MB10 minParts List
  • MPC8536E PowerQUICC III Processor
6.3MB2.0MB10 minParts List
  • MPC8544E PowerQUICC™ III
2.9MB700KB5 minParts List
  • MPC8548 PowerQUICC III Processors
3.6MB622KB10 minParts List
  • MPR03x - Low-Power Proximity Sensors
1.6MB585KB5 minParts List
  • MPR121: Low-Power Touch Sensor
1.7MB546KB5 minParts List
  • OpenVG™ on i.MX35 Graphics
4.2MB832KB5 minParts List
  • P1 Platform Overview
6.5MB1.9MB5 minParts List
  • P2040, P2041 and P3041 Platforms Overview
6MB2MB10 minParts List
  • QE128 8-Bit Microcontrollers
2.3MB564KB5 minParts List
  • QorIQ P5020/5010 Processor
5.2MB1.3MB5 minParts List
  • QorIQ T4240 Processor
5.6MB1.6MB10 MinParts List
  • QorIQ™ P2 Family
4.5MB1.2MB5 minParts List
  • RF Land Mobile Solutions
4.0MB1.1MB5 MinParts List
  • RF Power LDMOS Enhanced Ruggedness Solutions
3.5MB707KB10 minParts List
  • RS08KA2 Low-End Microcontroller Series
3.0MB724KB10 minParts List
  • S08D 8-Bit Microcontroller
1.3MB364KB10 minParts List
  • S08JM60 8-Bit Microcontroller
2.0MB412KB5 minParts List
  • Securing Intelligent Industrial and Network Devices
3.8MB953KB10 minParts List
  • Sensor Toolbox
1.1MB340KB5 minParts List
  • Tower System Modular Development Platform
3.8MB772KB10 minParts List
  • USB Controller Continuum
4.7MB828KB10 minParts List
  • USBSpyder08 Discovery Kit
2.7MB337KB5 minParts List
  • Xtrinsic Digital Pressure Sensor
2.1MB802KB5 minParts List
  • Xtrinsic MAG3110 3-Axis Magnetometer Overview
1.2MB428KB5 minParts List
  • ZigBee
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  • ZigBee Development Tools
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  • ZigBee Solutions
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  • Zigbee Technology Overview
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FXLN83xxQ Family AccelerometersFXLN83xxQ Family Accelerometers - FXLN83xxQ is a family of 3-axis, low-power, low-g, analog output accelerometers that consist of an acceleration sensor along with a CMOS signal conditioning and control ASIC in a 3 x 3 x 1 mm QFN package. The analog outputs for the X, Y, and Z axes are internally compensated for zero-g offset and sensitivity, and then buffered to the output pads. The outputs have a fixed zero-g offset of 0.75 V, irrespective of the VDD supply voltage.  More...

Kinetis EA Series Industrial & Automotive MCUsKinetis EA Series Industrial & Automotive MCUs - Freescale is making industrial and automotive development easy with Kinetis EA series MCUs. Kinetis EA series MCUs for industrial and automotive allow fast time to market with simple tools, an extensive development environment and automotive grade qualification across -40 to 125 °C temperature ranges.  More...

Design Tools

Freescale Community
Whether you're getting started with a new MCU or trying out an RTOS for the first time, join the Freescale community to connect and collaborate with product experts and design enthusiasts to bring your ideas to life.

i.MX Community
The i.MX Community is an online community of i.MX developers and users transforming i.MX applications processors into display centric applications — tablets, eReaders, smart appliances and medical device, or vehicle infotainment. The i.MX Community is a place to share knowledge, development tips and code. Here you can find technical information and learn from your peers and from the Freescale product experts to take your designs to a new level.

Kinetis Community
Get expert advice from the developer community on Kinetis Microcontrollers. The Freescale support team also monitors these forums to provide answers and take your feedback.

Tower Geeks
an online community dedicated to developing with the Freescale Tower System. Interact with design engineers! Get tips and pointers, discuss your projects, share your videos and software. The Freescale support team also monitors these forums to provide answers and take your feedback.

Sensors Community
Get expert advice from the developer community on Freescale Sensors. The Freescale support team also monitors these forums to provide answers and take your feedback.

Product Information

8-bit Microcontrollers

RS08 - The RS08 core is a reduced version of the S08 central processing unit (CPU) that has been specifically designed for small pin-count devices with under 16KB memory. Thirty percent smaller than the S08 CPU, it is more efficient and cost-effective for simple electro-mechanical devices that are migrating to fully solid-state electronic operation or portable devices that have evolved into smaller or even disposable versions.

HCS08 - High-performance and low power, the HCS08 does not sacrifice performance to provide low power 1.8 V operation.  HCS08 features multiple power management modes, including a 20 nanoamp (nA) power-down mode. 

  • A zero-component auto-wakeup from "stop" to help reduce costs and reduce power to 0.7 microamp (uA) - Up to 40 MHz CPU/20 MHz bus at 2.1 V and 16 MHz CPU/8 MHz bus at 1.8 V.
  • A programmable internal clock generator with temperature and voltage compensation (typical drift < 2%) designed for reliable communications, fast start up and reduced system cost.
  • In-application reprogramming and data storage via third-generation 0.25µ flash technology.
  • High integration including four serial communication ports, up to 8 timer/PWMs, and an 8-channel 10-bit analog-to-digital converter specified down to 1.8 V.
HC08 - The HC08 Family of MCUs is designed to meet all your 8-bit microcontroller needs, from tiny 8-pin QFN to 64-pin quad flat packages, flash to ROM, and from 1 KB to 60 KB of memory. The HC08 Family features peripherals such as in-circuit reprogrammable FLASH, 8- or 10-bit A/D converters, multichannel timers, CAN, LIN, J1850, SCI/ESCI/SLIC supporting LIN protocol, SPI and EEPROM. There are also many devices targeted for specific applications, such as LIN, motor control and RF. All HC08 MCUs utilize the enhanced M68HC08 central processor unit (CPU08) and are available with a variety memory sizes and types, modules and package types.

32-bit Microcontrollers & Processors

ColdFire® - The ColdFire variable-length RISC 68K family architecture delivers the aggressive price and performance required by the cost-sensitive embedded market. The ColdFire core was designed for scalability, allowing developers to migrate between performance levels without significant hardware or software development.

Power Architecture - Freescale offers the broadest portfolio of processors built on Power Architecture™ technology in the world, enabling applications in networking, automotive, consumer and industrial control.  Power Architecture technology provides exceptional performance and superb precision. That's why we offer the broadest portfolio of single-, dual- and multi-core processors built on Power Architecture technology, including our top-selling PowerQUICC® communications processors and the newly introduced QorIQ™ Communications Platforms. Whether you want to design a high-end computing application or a precise automotive application, you'll find the performance and integration expertise you need with Freescale's Power Architecture processors.

ARM® Processors - Freescale's ARM-based processors offer low component count, long battery life and exceptional performance. From multimedia entertainment to file sharing, our i.MX/STMP family of application processors delivers rich multimedia experiences. Plus, Freescale’s renowned integration can help you speed through development.

Analog and Mixed Signal - For designers of embedded control systems, Freescale provides highly integrated products for Power Management, Relay Replacement, and Motion Control applications. Unlike traditional analog suppliers with single-function capabilities, Freescale captures multiple essential functions into single ICs improving and simplifying system design. Customers benefit through cost effectivenes and reduced time to market.

ASIC - Freescale Semiconductor offers Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC) as well as highly integrated, customized System-on-Chip System (SoC) solutions for the printing and imaging, broadband, network, and storage markets. The Application Specific Products operation develops ASIC and SoC products built on a foundation of standard Freescale processor cores and proven peripheral intellectual property (IP). The offering is designed to provide customers with the benefits of scalable performance, fast time to market, low system cost, and flexible, System-on-Chip platforms that allow easy migration to next-generation system designs.

Cellular - Freescale has the tools you need to build your next great cellular device, from cellular platforms to RF subsystems and power management components. We’re your one-stop wireless shop
Digital Signal Processors and Controllers - Designing a unified communications system? Now you can leverage the computing power and flexibility of two new DSP devices. The MSC8112 (dual core) and MSC8113 (tri-core) - both based on high-performance StarCore® technology - are optimized for wireless infrastructure, media processing blades, telecom IP-BX infrastructure and media gateways.

Power Management - Freescale's Power Management portfolio has a decided advantage in leading-edge, high-end applications especially where design constraints are high and small sizes and integration make the difference. In addition, Freescale's Power Management devices help extend battery life, thereby enabling users to use their devices for longer periods between charging.

RF - Offering a broad portfolio of RF products, Freescale Semiconductor primarily serves the wireless infrastructure, wireless subscriber, general purpose amplifier, broadcast and industrial markets. Freescale pioneered RF technology and continues to be the leader in the field by providing the quality, reliability and consistency that is associated with our RF products

Sensors - For more than 25 years, Freescale Semiconductor’s sensor products have helped make the world a safer and more interactive place with continuous innovations in sensorsolutions. Globally, we have delivered more than 750 million micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)-based and electronic field (e-field) proximity sensors. Building on our heritage of innovation, we continue to expand our sensor portfolio—supporting our customers’ development of smarter and more efficient electronic solutions.

CodeWarrior™ Development Tools - CodeWarrior Development Studio is a complete Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that provides a highly visual and automated framework to accelerate the development of the most complex embedded applications.  The single development environment of the CodeWarrior Development Studio is consistent across all supported workstations and personal computers within an organization. Its features and usage remains identical across the supported platforms. There is no need to worry about host-to-host incompatibilities. Learn once, use everywhere.

The Flexis™ AC Microcontroller Family - Simplify your design efforts with true compatability over the entire portfolio.  Freescale’s Flexis™ AC family of MCUs lets you design more cost-effective solutions into environments where electromagnetic interference has traditionally been an issue. The 8-bit MC9S08AC128 and 32-bit ColdFire® MCF51AC256 devices strike the ideal balance between price and power efficiency for appliance and industrial applications that operate in noisy environments.

The Flexis™ QE Microcontroller Family - Flexis™ QE is taking the lead in low power.  The QE family is comprised of a pin-compatible 8-bit and 32-bit device duo.  The S08QE128 pushes the boundaries of the 8-bit architecture performance with 128Kb of Flash, 24 ADC channels and delivering up 25MHz in bus frequency.  The 32-bit MCF51QE128 is pin-, peripheral- and tool-compatible with the 8-bit S08QE128 device. They share a common set of peripherals and development tools delivering the ultimate in migration flexibility.

The MPR083 is an Inter-Integrated Circuit Communication (I2C) driven Capacitive Touch Sensor Controller, optimized to manage an 8-position rotary shaped capacitive array. The device can accommodate a wide range of implementations through 3 output mechanisms, and many configurable options.  (devices:  MPR083, MPR084 tools:KITMPR083EVM, KITMPR084EVM, KITPROXIMITYEVM, DEMOMPR083).

Fully Customizable Battery Charger ICs featuring the highest accuracy in the industry.  Lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries require extremely accurate charging current and output voltages to optimize battery life and performance. To address this need, Freescale has a family of battery charger ICs designed to provide the industry’s highest performance and accuracy, as well as exceptional configuration flexibility.  (devices: MC34671, MC34673, MC34674, MC34675, tools: KIT34671EPEVBE, KIT34673EPEVBE.

The MRF6V2300NR1 and MRF6V2300NBR1 are designed primarily for CW large-signal output and driver applications with frequencies up to 600 MHz. Devices are unmatched and are suitable for use in industrial, medical and scientific applications.  Freescale has a comprehensive portfolio of broadcast devices to support the needs of FM, VHF and UHF transmitter equipment. Freescale's technical expertise delivers RF high power transistors for broadcast communication systems that combine performance, linearity, efficiency and ruggedness to meet your needs.

The MP3V5050V sensor integrates on-chip, bipolar op amp circuitry and thin film resistor networks to provide a high output signal and temperature compensation. The small form factor and high reliability of on-chip integration make the Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. pressure sensor a logical and economical choice for the system designer.

High Performance, Low Power MPC8313E Leads the Way to Secure, Rich Home and Business Experiences.  Many segments of the networking industry are moving toward supporting more feature-rich services while requiring the need for lower power processors. Freescale has designed and brought to market the MPC8313E: a processor that meets performance, power and security needs for digital media servers, consumer network-attached storage, office and industrial applications. And, with its heritage based on Power Architecture™ technology, this processor helps to assure designers of easy scalability and integration, resulting in a quick development cycle.

The MMA7361L and MMA7331L are low power, low profile capacitive micromachined accelerometers featuring signal conditioning, a 1-pole low pass filter, temperature compensation, self test, 0g-detect which detects linear freefall, and g-Select which allows for the selection between 2 sensitivities. Zero-g offset and sensitivity are factory set and require no external devices. The MMA7361L includes a sleep mode that makes it ideal for handheld battery powered electronics.

The Flexis™ JM Microcontroller Family - Freescale helps consumer and industrial developers get up and running quickly with USB connectivity.  Flexis™ JM controller family backed by compatibility software and rich ecosystem, offers unprecedented 8- to 32-bit compatibility and ease of use.

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What the Internet of Things (IoT) Needs to Become a Reality

Product Longevity

Product Longevity Freescale Semiconductor provides a product longevity program for the market segments we serve. For the automotive and medical segments, Freescale will make a broad range of devices available for a minimum period of 15 years. For all other market segments in which Freescale participates, Freescale will make a broad range of devices available for a minimum period of 10 years.
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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are systems developed to assist, complement and eventually substitute the driver in the complex process of controlling a vehicle. ADAS provide features including adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, night vision, lane-keeping assist and collision warning systems with automatic steering and braking intervention. Predictive ADAS are designed to prevent accidents by taking partial control of the car's movement. These automated safe systems are paving the way for tomorrow's fully autonomous cars.
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Internet of Things
Internet of Things The Internet of Things—a world in which machines, networked devices and cloud-based applications not only connect but cooperate with each other, where big data analytics enable intelligent decision making. The pace of connectivity growth between humans, the environment and the network infrastructure is accelerating rapidly. From the convenience of intelligent homes, to the emergence of in-home healthcare monitoring, to improved roadway safety and more efficient resource management, the potential for meaningful innovation is tremendous. In the coming years, we will face some of the most complex engineering challenges of our lifetime.
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Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
Software-Defined Networking Originating from research in academia, software-defined networking (SDN) is an approach to networking that enables the management of networks through more open, accessible and centralized control mechanisms as opposed to the traditional distributed control protocols that are used today. SDN is intended to simplify network operations, enable the rapid development and deployment of new services and to lower costs. This game-changing evolution in networking has organizations searching for ways to effectively transition to SDN-based solutions and for worthy partners focused on SDN's specific business needs.
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Freescale Documentation
Freescale Documentation Freescale provides a complete library of technical and support documentation, from application notes and user guides to data sheets and errata. You can access this documentation from specific product pages and also search for it on this page. Documentation is provided in PDF format, and, in some cases, in HTML through the Freescale Information Center (Infocenter).
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