High-Performance NFC Controller with Integrated Firmware for Smart Devices

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High performance NFC controller, supporting all NFC Forum modes, with integrated firmware and NCI interface

High performance NFC controller, supporting all NFC Forum modes,  with integrated firmware and NCI interface


Full hardware and software compatibility

  • Support for Linux, Android, RTOS and NullOS
  • Interface to Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, and all boards with Arduino®-compatible header

All NFC operating modes

  • Read/Write Mode: ISO/IEC 14443 A and B up to 848 kbit/s, FeliCa at 212 and 424 kbit/s, MIFARE Classic with 1K, 4K, NFC Forum type 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 tags, ISO/IEC 15693
  • All peer-to-peer modes
  • Card Emulation Mode (from host): NFC Forum T4T (ISO/IEC 14443 A and B) at 106 kbit/s, NFC Forum T3T (FeliCa, PN7150 only)

Flexible host interface

  • Supply voltage: 1.8 to 3.3 V
  • I2C interface: 3.4 Mbit/s
  • NCI 1.0-compliant protocol
  • IRQ signal for improved synchronization

Complete, power-efficient NFC control

  • RF driver: 3.0 to 4.75 V, 180mA max (PN7150); 2.7 to 3.3 V, 180mA max (PN7120)
  • Implemented according to device requirements v1.3
  • Fully configurable polling loop with low-power mode
  • Load modulation scheme: active (PN7150), passive (PN7120)

Standard packages

  • HVQFN40 (PN7150)
  • VFBGA49 (PN7120)

Key Benefits

  • Seamless integration of NFC into any application, especially those with OS systems
  • Plug-and-play NFC operation with many platforms, including most LPC, QorIQ®, Kinetis and i.MX boards
  • All typical NFC use cases, including pairing, personalization, extended user interface, maintenance, etc
  • Fast deployment of advanced, fully interoperable NFC functionality, with a lower overall cost

Part numbers include: PN7150B0HN.


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Note: For better experience, software downloads are recommended on desktop.

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