32-Bit Microcontroller with CAN

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ColdFire MCF521X Microcontroller Block Diagram

ColdFire MCF521X Microcontroller Block Diagram


  • Up to 512 KB embedded flash memory
  • Up to 64 KB of static RAM
  • Integrated Peripherials:
    • Up to 56 general-purpose input/outputs (GPIOs)
    • MAC/eMAC for DSP functionality
    • 2.0B controller area network (CAN) interface with 16 message buffers (in MCF5213,MCF5214 and MCF5216)
    • Three UARTs with direct memory access (DMA) capability
    • QSPI with four peripheral chip selects
  • This product is included in NXP®.s product longevity program, with assured supply for a minimum of 10 years after launch

Part numbers include: MCF52110CAE80, MCF5211CAE66, MCF5212CAE66, MCF5212LCVM66, MCF5212LCVM80, MCF5213CAF66, MCF5213CAF80, MCF5213LCVM66, MCF5213LCVM80, MCF5214CVF66, MCF5214CVM66, MCF5216CVF66, MCF5216CVM66.

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