C8051F962-B-GQ 8051 8-bit Microcontroller

The C8051F962-B-GQ is an ultra-low power high-efficiency battery-powered metering MCU designed from the ground up to seamlessly incorporate with Silicon Labs’ EZRadioPRO® sub-GHz transceivers. The MCU features a powerful 8051 core with 25 MHz performance along with 128 kB Flash, 8 kB RAM  and a 12-bit, 16-ch., 75 ksps ADC in a 12x12 mm, QFP80. With an on-chip dc-dc buck converter, integrated 0 segment LCD driver and hardware AES encryption, the C8051F962-B-GQ is ideal for security systems, monitors, sensors and metering applications.

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Specifications Summary

MCU Core: 8051

MHz: 25

Flash (kB): 128

RAM (kB): 8


I²C: 1

SPI: 2


Dig I/O Pins: 57

ADC: 12-bit, 16-ch., 75 ksps


Comparators: 2

PCA Channels: 6

Timers: 4

Package Type: QFP80

Package Size (mm): 12x12

Development Tools Type
C8051F960DK C8051 MCU Development Kit Development Kits
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uVision Driver 4.30 Software
Configuration Wizard 2 Installer 4.40 Software
Production Programmer 3.90 Software
IDE Installer 5.30 Software
FLASHUtil Installer 4.78 Software
KeilC51 Install 9.55 Software
RD-0039-0201 - ZigBee Capsense Dimmer Reference Design with EM3587, EFM8SB1 and PCB Antenna 2.1 Reference Designs
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Simplicity Studio Production Programmer 1.0 Software
Simplicity Studio v3 v3 Software
Simplicity Studio v3, Linux Installer v3 Software
Simplicity Studio v3, Mac Installer v3 Software
ToolStick University DC Development Tools Software
Simplicity Studio v4, Mac Installer 4.1.5 Software
Simplicity Studio v4 (Windows) 4.1.5 Software
Simplicity Studio v4 (Windows64) v4.1.5 Software
Simplicity Studio v4, Linux Installer 4.1.5 Software
ToolStick Development Tools 2.60.1 Software
PCN #1308221: C8051F96x Revision B Product Change Notifications (PCN)
C8051F962-A-GQ CAD/CAE Schematic Footprints and Symbols 1.00 Schematic and Layout Files
How to Design Smart Gas and Water Utility Meters for the Utmost in Power Efficiency 1.1 White Papers
积少成多:如何设计智能燃气表和水表实现能源效率最大化 1.0 White Papers
MCU Quick-Start Guide Featuring the USB Debug Adapter 0.5 Quick Start Guides
UDP-DK Quick-Start Guide 0.1 Quick Start Guides
AN358: Optimizing Low Power Operation of the ‘F9xx 0.4 Application Notes
AN140: Integrating HI-TECH 8051 Tools into the IDE 1.3 Application Notes
AN778: UART Bootloader 0.2 Application Notes
AN124: Pin Sharing Techniques for the C2 Interface 1.4 Application Notes
AN359: Debugging Techniques for the C8051F9xx and Si10xx Device Families 0.4 Application Notes
AN119: Calculating Settling Time for Switched Capacitor ADCs 1.3 Application Notes
AN767: SMBus Bootloader 0.1 Application Notes
AN324: Advanced Encryption Standard 0.1 Application Notes
AN910: Layout Design Practices Around the Output of an On-chip DC-DC Converter 0.1 Application Notes
AN798: EEPROM Emulation with Wear-Leveling for 8-Bit Flash MCUs 0.1 Application Notes
C8051F96x Ultra Low Power 128 K LCD MCU Family 1.0 Data Sheets
UPMP-F960-MLCD User's Guide 0.2 User Guides
ToolStick Base Adapter User Guide 0.1 User Guides
UPMP-F960-EMIF User's Guide 0.2 User Guides
C8051F960 Rev A Errata 061312 Errata
AN778 Software 0.2 Example Code
AN767SW: SMBus Bootloader Software Example Code
Overcoming Challenges of Connecting Intelligent Nodes to the Internet of Things 1.0 White Papers
The C8051 Core: A Viable Compute Engine for 8-bit MCU Design 1.0 White Papers
克服智能节点与物联网的连接挑战 1.0 White Papers
How to Pick the Right Microcontroller Based on Low-Power Specifications 1.0 White Papers
Selecting the Optimal Battery for your Embedded Application 1.1 White Papers
克服智慧節點與物聯網的連接挑戰 1.0 White Papers
Die Wahl der optimalen Batterie für Ihr Embedded-System 1.0 White Papers
8 Bit Tools package, Release Notes 4.90 Software
Chip Scale Packages Wearables Technology White Papers
Clock Tree 101 - Timing Basics 2 White Papers
Low Power Design Basics: How to Choose the Optimal Low Power MCU for Your Embedded System White Paper White Papers
Si10xx Quick-Start Guide 0.2 Quick Start Guides
Si10xx Quick-Start Guide 0.1 Quick Start Guides
uVision Driver Rev History 4.30 Release Notes
ToolStick Dev Tools Release Notes 2.60.1 Release Notes
USBXpress Win98SE Release Notes 2.42 Release Notes
VCP Driver v6.7.3 Release Notes v6.7.3 Release Notes
IR Performance Analysis Tool Release Notes 1.11 Release Notes
USBXpress v6.7.3 Release Notes 6.7.3 Release Notes
Hex to Svf Release Notes 1.31 Release Notes
8051 Instruction Set Presentations
WMBUS Setup Software
AN111: Using the 8-Bit MCUs in 5 Volt Systems 1.4 Application Notes
AN1096: Simplicity Studio v4 Offline Installation 0.1 Application Notes
AN533: Modular Bootloader Framework for Silicon Labs C8051Fxxx Microcontrollers 0.1 Application Notes
AN568: EEPROM Emulations for Flash Microcontrollers 0.1 Application Notes
AN203: 8-Bit MCU Printed Circuit Board Design Notes 0.3 Application Notes
AN236: Integrating IAR 8051 Tools into the Silicon Laboratories IDE 0.3 Application Notes
AN0822: Simplicity Studio User's Guide 0.3 Application Notes
AN198: Integrating SDCC 8051 Tools into the Silicon Labs IDE 0.2 Application Notes
8-Bit USB Debug Adapter User's Guide 0.3 User Guides
ToolStick Debug Adapter User Guide 0.1 User Guides
EFM8 8-bit Microcontroller Selector Guide 3 Brochures
8-bit MCU Selector Guide 1 Brochures
MCUniversity Course Lectures - Chinese 1 Miscellaneous
IEC-60730 Certificate Miscellaneous
MCUniversity Course Lectures 1 Miscellaneous
AN295: USB Audio Class Tutorial Example Code
AN249: Human Interface Device Tutorial Example Code
AN141: SMBus Communication for Small Form Factor Devices Example Code
AN127: Flash Programming via the C2 Interface Example Code
Designing Sensors into Battery Powered IoT Nodes 1.0 White Papers
Easily Add Capacitive Sense to Just About Anything 1 White Papers
Embedded programming Textbook 1 White Papers
CIP-51 Performance for Standard Library Math Routines 2.1 White Papers
Accuracy Considerations for Microcontroller-Based Temperature Sensors 1.0 White Papers
Choosing the Right Software Framework for Your Design White Papers
How to Overcome Technical Hurdles During Microcontroller Development 1.0 White Papers
Standard Outerbox Label Change to Include RoHS and Halogen Free Mark Product Change Notifications (PCN)
AN1121: Headless Builds with Simplicity Studio v4 0.1 Application Notes
AN1121SW.zip 0.1 Example Code
AN136: Silicon Labs Production Programming Options 1.6 Application Notes
Hex to Svf conversion utility software V 1.31 Software
PB #1606031: Inner Box Label Change Product Change Notifications (PCN)
QuickSense Front Panel STB Software
Simplicity Studio v3, Offline Installer v3 Software
Simplicity Commander -- Windows 1.0.0 Software
Simplicity Commander Release Notes 1.0.0 Software
Simplicity Commander -- Mac 1.0.0 Software
Simplicity Commander -- Linux 1.0.0 Software
Integrating Hi-Tech 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE Example Code
Integrating Tasking 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE Example Code
AN101: Configuring the Port I/O Crossbar Decoder Example Code
Improving ADC resolution by oversampling and averaging Example Code
Interfacing an External SRAM to the C8051Fxxx Example Code
Configuring the internal and external oscillators Example Code
16-bit PWM using an on-chip timer Example Code
Implementing a real-time clock Example Code
Software UART examples Example Code
AN798: EEPROM Emulation with Wear-Leveling for 8-Bit Flash MCUs 0.1 Example Code
Integrating IAR 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE Example Code
Integrating SDCC 8051 tools into the Silicon Labs IDE Example Code
Modular bootloader framework for Silicon Labs MCUs Example Code
Low Pin-Count LCD Interface Software Example Code
EEPROM emulation for flash microcontrollers Example Code
Writing to flash from firmware Example Code
Three-Channel Power Sequencer. Example Code
Advanced encryption standard Example Code
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