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CY8CMBR2016: CapSense® Express™ 16 Button Matrix Controller | Cypress Semiconductor

CY8CMBR2016: CapSense® Express™ 16 Button Matrix Controller

Last Updated: 
May 29, 2020

CapSense® Express™ 16 Button Matrix Controller


  • Hardware Configurable Matrix CapSense® Controller
    • Does not require software tools or programming
    • 16 buttons can be configured individually or as a matrix
    • Supports 3x4 and 4x4 matrix configurations
  • Matrix Host Interface Communication
    • Industry standard host interface protocols reuse existing host processor firmware
      • Key Scan Interface
      • Truth Table Interface
    • Encoded GPO Interface - minimizes number of pins required
  • For more, see pdf


The CY8CMBR2016 CapSense Express capacitive touch sensing controller incorporates several innovative features to save time and money to quickly enable a capacitive touch sensing user interface in your design. It is a hardware configurable device and does not require any software tools, firmware coding or device programming. This device is enabled with Cypress's revolutionary SmartSense™ auto-tuning algorithm.

Dear valued customer,

Thank you for choosing our products. They come with all the know-how and passion that our engineers have put into it. As you probably already know, Cypress is now Infineon. This is a major step for our company, but also for the good of you. 

Reliability and business continuity are of utmost importance for us. Hence, we remain fully committed to honoring existing customer and distributor relationships. This includes offering the legacy Cypress product portfolio. We thank you very much for your trusting support.

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