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AN54181 - Getting Started with PSoC® 3
AN54181 introduces you to PSoC® 3, an 8051-based programmable system-on-chip. It describes the PSoC 3 architecture and development environment, and shows you how to create a simple design using PSoC Creator™, the development tool for PSoC 3. This application note also guides you to more resources for in-depth learning about PSoC 3 as well as PSoC in general.
PSoC 3 is a true programmable embedded system-on-chip, integrating custom analog and digital peripheral functions, memory, and an 8051 CPU on a single chip.
PSoC 3 provides a cost-effective alternative to the combination of MCU and external ICs. The PSoC 3 architecture boosts performance through:
- 8-bit 8051 core plus DMA controller and digital filter processor, at up to 67 MHz
- Ultra-low power with industry's widest voltage range
- Programmable digital and analog peripherals enable custom functions
- Flexible routing of any analog or digital peripheral function to any pin
A single PSoC device can integrate as many as 100 digital and analog peripheral functions, reducing design time, board space, power consumption, and system cost while improving system quality.
The following video guides how to create projects using PSoC3:
|File Title||Language||Size||Last Updated|
|AN54181 Getting Started with PSoC® 3.pdf||English||1.36 MB||01/24/2016|
|AN54181 Getting Started with PSoC® 3 (Chinese).pdf||Chinese||861.81 KB||01/24/2016|
|AN54181 Getting Started with PSoC® 3 (Japanese).pdf||Japanese||1.55 MB||01/24/2016|
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