Freescale MC56F8006 Digital Signal Controllers

Freescale announced the MC56F8006 digital signal controller (DSC) family. The MC56F8006 digital signal controller family is one of the most energy-efficient DSC portfolios available in the embedded market. It is also one of the most cost-effective DSC offerings, helping reduce development expenses and power consumption for a wide range of motor control and motor drive applications. The advanced motor control and power conversion capabilities offered by these DSCs can significantly improve the efficiency, reliability and energy savings of appliances. MC56F8006 product samples are available now. Suggested resale pricing for the MC56F8006 family starts at $1.50 (USD) in 10,000-unit quantities.

Freescale MC56F8006 Digital Signal Controller (DSC)

Demonstration systems for the MC56F8006 family are available now. The MC56F8006DEMO-T development set with demonstration board and USB TAP is available at a suggested resale price of $99. The MC56F8006DEMO demonstration board is available for a suggested $49 resale, and the CWH-UTP-ONCE-HE USB TAP host target interface (a cost-effective debugger tool) is available for a suggested $99 resale. (All prices USD.)

MC56F8006 Digital Signal Controller Features

  • Efficient 16-bit 56800E family DSC engine with dual Harvard architecture
  • Up to 32 MIPS at 32MHz core frequency
  • Single-cycle 16 × 16-bit parallel multiplier-accumulator (MAC)
  • Four 36-bit accumulators, including extension bits
  • 32-bit arithmetic and logic multi-bit shifter
  • Ultra-low-power operation
  • 9 different power modes
  • Separate digital (regulated) and analog (referenced to digital) supply outputs
  • 50 mA power consumption at 32MHz and 3.3 V
  • Up to 16 KB of flash and 2 KB SRAM
  • Three analog comparators
  • Two 16-bit timers; one 16-bit periodic interval timer; programmable delay timer
  • Two 2x-16x PGAs
  • Two 12-bit ADCs
  • Six output PWM with programmable fault capability
  • Integrated voltage regulator and power supervisor
  • Inter-IC (IIC) bus interface, serial peripheral interface (SPI), high-speed serial communications interface (SCI)
  • Factory-trimmed relaxation oscillator
  • 48-pin LQFP, 32-pin LQFP and 28-pin SOIC package options

More information: Freescale MC56F8006/MC56F8002 Digital Signal Controller (pdf)