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56F836X/816X Digital Signal Controller

NXP<sup>&#174;</sup> 56F836X/816X Digital Signal Controller Block Diagram


  • On-chip memory includes high-speed volatile and nonvolatile components:
    • 512 KB of program Flash
    • 4 KB of program RAM (836X devices)
    • 32 KB of data RAM
    • 32 KB of data Flash (836X devices)
    • 32 KB of boot Flash
  • Access up to 4 MB of off-chip program and 32 MB of data memory
  • Up to 60 MIPS at 60 MHz execution frequency
  • Chip select logic for glueless interface to ROM and SRAM
  • JTAG/EOnCE for unobtrusive real-time debugging
  • Four 12-bit ADCs
  • Temperature sensor
  • Up to two FlexCAN (CAN Version 2.0 B-compliant)
  • Two serial communication interfaces (SCIs)
  • Up to two serial peripheral interfaces (SPIs)
  • Two dedicated external interrupt pins
  • Software-programmable phase-lock loop
  • Up to 76 GPIO pins


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Design Resources


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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers

    HW Programmers for Production Flash Programming

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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers

    Flash Programming Tool for 56F83xx/1xx and 56F801x Digital Signal Controllers. Requires installation of CodeWarrior 7.2 or higher.

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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers


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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers

    CodeWarrior® Flash Programming Tool for 56800/E

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    Evaluation and Development Boards

    Evaluation Kit for Digital Signal Controllers


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