Cortex M4 MCU
The M487KMCAN is a high-performance microcontroller developed by Nuvoton under its M487 Ethernet series. Enhanced with the processing power of the Arm® Cortex®-M4F core and DSP extension, the M487KMCAN operates up to an impressive 192 MHz frequency with a dynamic low power consumption of 185 uA/ MHz.
Function & Applications:
Primarily designed for the creation of industrial IoT, smart home solutions, IoT gateway and serial-to-Ethernet converter, the M487KMCAN comes in an excellent package. It hosts a range of features such as 2.5 MB Flash memory, 128 KB embedded SRAM, ECC cryptography accelerator, communication interfaces including six low power UAR, and advanced connectivity such as USB 2.0 high speed device/ host/ OTG controller with on-chip PHY.
With a capacity to work in temperatures ranging from -40℃ to 85℃ and operating voltage from 1.8V to 3.6V, the M487KMCAN displays robust performance parameters. In addition to the Memory Protection Unit (MPU), it also hosts a Cyclic Redundancy Calculation Unit and 16-ch peripheral DMA controller, further enhancing device performance.
Package Types, Interface & Pin Configuration:
Packaged under the type LQFP128, the M487KMCAN is equipped with a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet MAC with RMII and a hardware cryptography engine. Meanwhile, the communication interface allows for efficient data transfers across different protocols, for instance - it includes up to 6 low power UART interfaces, 3 ISO-7816 interfaces among others.
Reliability & Lifespan:
The M487KMCAN provides code integrity checks in embedded Flash memory thanks to its factory pre-loaded bootloader delivering Secure Boot functionality. Together with the built-in Secure Protection ROM and the One-Time-Programmable ROM for safe storage of confidential data and life-cycle management, the M487KMCAN is positioned for high reliability and extended lifespan.
Standards & Certifications:
While the provided specs explicitly refer to any specific standards and certifications, it safe to assume that the M487KMCAN adheres to all requisite industry standards and certifications given its wide range of industrial and consumer applications.
Application Cases & Reference Designs:
Unfortunately, specific application cases and reference designs are not indicated in the supplied specs. However, given its use cases across the industrial IoT, smart home solutions and IoT gateway, the M487KMCAN has likely been implemented in various innovative ways in these sectors.