​C8051F41x Small Form Factor Microcontrollers​​​

​The C8051F41x small MCU family is the most analog-intensive small form factor MCU on the market. The C8051F41x small MCUs have an integrated 24-channel 12-bit ADC and dual 12-bit DACs. These mixed-signal microcontrollers include up to 32 kB of flash with 2 kB RAM in a 5 mm x 5 mm package.
With on-chip Power-On Reset, VDD monitor, Watchdog Timer and clock oscillator, the C8051F41x devices are truly standalone System-on-a-Chip solutions. The Flash memory can be reprogrammed even in-circuit, providing non-volatile data storage and also allowing field upgrades of the 8051 firmware. User software has complete control of all peripherals, and may individually shut down any or all peripherals for power savings.
 
 

Features

  • 50 MIPS 8051 CPU
  • 16 to 32 kB Flash
  • 2304 B RAM
  • 12-bit, 200 ksps,±1 LSB INL ADC
  • 12-bit DAC(s)
  • 24 digital I/O, 5.25 V tolerant smaRTClock
  • 2.0 to 5.25 V supply –40 to +85 °C operating temperature
  • On-chip debug
 
 

Applications

Documentation

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Data Sheet (2)

Data Short (1)

DescriptionVersionUpdatedSize
C8051F41x Data Short
2.24.2006

Errata (1)

DescriptionVersionUpdatedSize
C8051F41x Errata
04.04.134/5/2013

User Guides (10)

Quick Start Guide (1)

Application Notes (29)

DescriptionVersionUpdatedSize
AN0822: Simplicity Studio User's Guide
0.12/12/2014
AN101: Configuring the Port I/O Crossbar Decoder
2.27/19/2013
AN103: Using the On-Chip Temperature Sensor
1.37/19/2013
AN104: Integrating Keil 8051 Tools into the IDE
3.06/18/2013
AN107: Implementing 16-bit PWM Using the PCA
1.1
AN111: Using the C8051Fxxx in 5 Volt Systems
1.37/20/2013
AN114: Hand Soldering Tutorial for Fine Pitch QFP Devices
1.1
AN117: Using the C8051Fxxx On-Chip Interface Utilities DLL
3.37/19/2013
AN119: Calculating Settling Time for Switched Capacitor ADCs
1.27/19/2013
AN123: Using the DAC as a Function Generator
1.1
AN124: Pin Sharing Techniques for the C2 Interface
1.27/19/2013
AN125: Integrating Raisonance 8051 Tools into the IDE
1.3
AN126: Integrating Tasking 8051 Tools into the Silicon Labs IDE
2.4
AN127: FLASH Programming via the C2 Interface
1.21/15/2013
AN136: Production Programming Options for MCU Devices
1.37/19/2013
AN140: Integrating HI-TECH 8051 Tools into the IDE
1.3
AN141: SMBus Communication for Small Form Factor Device Families
1.37/19/2013
AN148: Magnetic Stripe Reader
1.38/12/2008
AN198: Integrating SDCC 8051 Tools into the Silicon Labs IDE
0.2
AN201: Writing to Flash from Firmware
0.77/19/2013
AN203: C8051Fxxx Printed Circuit Board Design Notes
0.27/19/2013
AN236: Integrating IAR 8051 Tools into the Silicon Laboratories IDE
0.3
AN278: Voice Recorder Reference Design
0.27/19/2013
AN324: Advanced Encryption Standard
0.1
AN533: Modular Bootloader Framework for Silicon Labs C8051Fxxx Microcontrollers
0.112/3/2010
AN568: EEPROM Emulations for Flash Microcontrollers
0.11/5/2011
AN767: SMBus Bootloader
0.14/24/2013
AN778: UART Bootloader
0.16/18/2013
AN798: EEPROM Emulation with Wear-Leveling for 8-Bit Flash MCUs
0.110/21/2013

White Papers (5)

Miscellaneous (1)

DescriptionVersionUpdatedSize
C2 Specification
1.1

PCN (7)

Development Kits

 

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Design Tools

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Software (41)

DescriptionVersionUpdatedSize
Interfacing an External SRAM to the C8051Fxxx
16-bit PWM using an on-chip timer
8 Bits Tools Installer
4.907/23/2014
Advanced encryption standard
AN767SW: SMBus Bootloader Software
4/25/2013
AN778 Software
6/21/2013
C8051F411EK SW
CapTouchSense game
Configuration Wizard 2 Installer
4.4012/11/2013
Configuring the internal and external oscillators
Configuring the Port I/O Crossbar Decoder
EEPROM emulation for flash microcontrollers
F850_BLDC_RD software
1.0.0.010/18/2013
Flash programming via the C2 interface
FLASHUtil Installer
4.407/23/2014
Hex to Svf conversion utility software
V 1.317/17/2012
IDE Installer
4.907/23/2014
Implementing 16-bit PWM using the PCA
Implementing a real-time clock
Improving ADC resolution by oversampling and averaging
Integrating Hi-Tech 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE
Integrating IAR 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE
Integrating SDCC 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE
Integrating Tasking 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE
IR Performance Analysis Tool
Low Pin-Count LCD Interface Software
Modular bootloader framework for Silicon Labs MCUs
Production Programmer
3.207/23/2014
Simplicity Studio v2
v212/12/2014
Simplicity Studio v2, Linux Installer
v212/12/2014
Simplicity Studio v2, Mac Installer
v212/12/2014
Simplicity Studio v2, Offline Installer
v212/12/2014
SMBus communication for small form factor devices
Software UART examples
Three-Channel Power Sequencer.
ToolStick Development Tools
2.60.18/2/2013
USB Debug Adapter Reset Utility
1.76/1/2013
Using the on-chip temperature sensor
uVision Driver
4.107/23/2014
Voice Recorder Reference Design
Writing to flash from firmware

Schematics/Layout (6)

Models (2)

DescriptionVersionUpdatedSize
C8051F410/2 IBIS Model
1.0
C8051F411/3 IBIS Model
1.0

Training (2)

Product Matrix
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Part NumberMCU CoreMHzFlashRAMDig I/O PinsTimers (16-bit)PCA ChannelsInternal Osc.ADC 1ADC 2DACTemp SensorVREFComparatorsDebug InterfaceOtherPackage TypePackage SizeAlternativeDev KitDatasheetAEC-Q100CommunicationsFootnotes
C8051F410
Buy
Sample
80515032 kB2.252446±2%12-bit, 24-ch., 200 ksps12-bit, 2-ch.YesYes2C2RTC; VREGLQFP329x9 mmC8051F410DK

NoI2C; SPI; UART
C8051F411
Buy
Sample
80515032 kB2.252046±2%12-bit, 20-ch., 200 ksps12-bit, 2-ch.YesYes2C2RTC; VREGQFN285x5 mmC8051F410DK

NoI2C; SPI; UART
C8051F412
Buy
Sample
80515016 kB2.252446±2%12-bit, 24-ch., 200 ksps12-bit, 2-ch.YesYes2C2RTC; VREGLQFP329x9 mmC8051F410DK

NoI2C; SPI; UART
C8051F413
Buy
Sample
80515016 kB2.252046±2%12-bit, 20-ch., 200 ksps12-bit, 2-ch.YesYes2C2RTC; VREGQFN285x5 mmC8051F410DK

NoI2C; SPI; UART
    The on-chip 2-Wire (C2) Development Interface allows non-intrusive (uses no on-chip resources), full speed, in-circuit debugging using the production MCU installed in the final application. This debug logic supports inspection and modification of memory and registers, setting breakpoints, single stepping and run and halt commands. All analog and digital peripherals are fully functional while debugging using C2. The two C2 interface pins can be shared with user functions, allowing in-system programming and debugging without occupying package pins.
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