Cortex M0 MCU 128 KB Flash
The NuMicro™ NUC240 Connectivity Line is a product under the NUC140/240 Connectivity Series developed by Nuvoton, a renowned manufacturer of semiconductors. These series are cutting-edge 32-bit microcontrollers integrated with the prominent ARM® Cortex™-M0 core. The robust structure of the microcontroller allows it to perform complex processing tasks equivalent to traditional 8-bit MCU and more, effectively making them the first choice for applications demanding industrial control, as well as those requiring rich communication interfaces.
Function & Applications:
The NUC240 microcontroller provides boundless connectivity options with the inbuilt USB 2.0 full-speed and Controller Area Network (CAN) functions. Coupled with an extensive range of peripheral devices, including Timers, Watchdog Timer, Window Watchdog Timer, RTC, PDMA, UART, SPI, I2C, and much more, this line of microcontrollers is hugely versatile. Used extensively in the automotive industry, security/alarm systems, temperature sensors, and communication systems, its versatile functionality and high performance makes it adaptable to cater a wide spectrum of applications.
Powered by the Cortex™-M0 core, the NUC240 can efficiently operate at a maximum frequency of 72 MHz. It has a robust memory with 128KB of flash memory, 16KB of SRAM, and an ISP loader ROM. The ADC with 12-bit resolution and up to 800kSPS and PWM with period/duty trigger ADC function provide a higher level of precision and control. The NUC240 operates at a voltage of 2.5V to 5.5V and temperature range of -40℃ to 105℃.
Package Types, Interface & Pin Configuration:
The NUC240 series is offered in the package type of LQFP48, providing flexible pin configuration to support a wide array of applications. The series also features abundant connectivity interfaces, including SPIs, I2Cs, UARTs, ISO-7816-3 interfaces, Bosch CANs 2.0A/B, and more.
Reliability & Lifespan:
The NUC240 series is engineered to deliver reliable operation under harsh operating conditions, from -40 ℃ to +105 ℃. It offers high immunity making it resistant to 8kV Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and 4kV Electrical Fast Transient (EFT). This high resilience and durability bolster the lifespan of the product, making it significantly reliable.
Standards & Certifications:
The NUC240 series adheres to several international standards and certifications, embodying the quality that Nuvoton maintains in its products.
Application Cases & Reference Designs:
Owing to its versatile features and robust performance, the NUC240 series is deployed in a range of applications, notably within the automotive field and communication systems. These use cases demonstrate its ability to provide advanced solutions in response to varied demands. Plus, they serve as reference designs that inspire novel ways to incorporate the power of the NUC240 series into future designs and applications.