Silicon Labs MCUs
Silicon Labs’ portfolio of 8-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) offers device makers a one-stop solution for wired and wireless application development. With fast access to proven developer resources, our platform offers a full complement of low-power, high-speed microcontrollers, development kits, specialized example code, and advanced debugging capabilities, as well as easier migration to wireless functionality across protocols.
Silicon Labs’ EFM32 32-bit MCU families are the world’s most energy friendly microcontrollers and especially suited for use in low-power and energy sensitive applications. Engineered for low-power and simplicity.
Our 8-bit MCUs allow you to do more in less time, for lower power, and with lower latency by leveraging optimized analog and digital peripherals, flexible pin mapping, and high system clock speeds.
Industry Leading 32-Bit and 8-Bit MCUs
As the proven, leading supplier for all major IoT ecosystems, Silicon Labs has deployed more than one billion wireless chips for the Internet of Things. We have the silicon, software and tools for speedy development of smart home, commercial, consumer and industrial applications.
Why Silicon Labs 32-Bit and 8-Bit MCUs are the Right Choice
For applications with low power requirements, our portfolio of 32-bit and 8-bit MCUs are the most energy-friendly devices available.
Our highly integrated MCUs feature a full complement of high-performance, peripherals and power-management functions.
Industry-leading RTOS with a free kernelIDE support for Keil, IAR, and GCCTools to optimize the development journey.
Industry Leading Security
When you want your products to withstand the most challenging cyber-security attacks, you can trust Silicon Labs’ technology to safeguard your customers’ privacy.
Our MCUs offer device makers a one-stop solution for wired and wireless application development and migration to wireless functionality across protocols.
Unified Development Environment
Simplicity Studio is designed to make the development process easier, faster, and more efficient by providing designers with everything needed from start to finish.
MCU 101: Simplicity Matters
The 8-bit MCU has been the workhorse of embedded applications for decades. In this article we take a look at the history of this remarkable device as well as its future, which shows no signs of slowing down.
Which MCU is Right for You?
Silicon Labs 32-bit MCUs
Power sensors, advanced features.
Cortex-M0+, M3, M4,
Up to 80 MHz
Down to 21 μA/MHz
Down to 900 nA with RTCC and RAM
Down to 3 μs
Up to 16-bit SAR ADC
15 - 144
Up to 2048 kB
Up to 512 kB
Silicon Labs 8-bit MCUs
All the essentials, light on price.
Optimized 8051 (70% of the instructions executed in 1 cycle)
Up to 72 MHz
Down to 150 μA/MHz
Down to 300 nA with RTC
Down to 2 μs
Up to 14-bit SAR ADC
13 - 40
Up to 64 kB
Up to 4 kB
Featured MCU Kits
EFM32PG23 Pro Kit
The PG23 Pro Kit is an ideal starting point for application development on the EFM32PG23 Microcontrollers. The board features sensors and peripherals, demonstrating some of the many capabililties of the EFM32PG23 MCU. Additionally, the board is a fully featured debugger and energy monitoring tool that can be used with the external applications.
EFM32PG28 Pro Kit
The PG28-PK2506A Pro Kit is an ideal starting point for application development on the EFM32PG28 Microcontrollers. The board features sensors and peripherals, demonstrating some of the many capabilities of the EFM32PG28 Microcontroller. Additionally, the board is a fully featured debugger and energy monitoring tool that can be used with external applications.