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32-bit Arm® Cortex®-M0 PSoC® 4

PSoC® 4: Your Problem Solver on Chip

PSoC 4 has tackled some of the complex portions of embedded system design making it easier for you to get your product to market. Functions such as analog sensor integration, capactitive touch, and wireless connectivity have been integrated and optimized in PSoC 4 to “just work” so you don’t have to.

PSoC 4 microcontroller features

PSoC 4 Delivers Ultimate Design Flexibility

Achieve ultimate flexibility in your design with Cypress’ software-defined peripherals embedded in the PSoC 4 architecture. Configure these peripherals using pre-built library functions or create your own using the programmable architecture inside of PSoC 4 devices:

PSoC 4 microcontroller programmable features

Capacitive Sensing

Cypress’ CapSense® is the industry-leading capacitive-sensing solution for touch, proximity sensing, and liquid-level sensing applications. CapSense is a dedicated peripheral found across the entire PSoC 4 portfolio.

Programmable Analog Blocks

Customize your analog front end to interface to any analog sensor through programmable analog blocks, which are composed of an assortment of opamps, comparators, ADCs, and DACs, enabling complex analog signal flows.

Programmable Digital Blocks

Programmable digital blocks are composed of Universal Digital Blocks (UDBs), Serial Communication Blocks (SCBs), and Timer/Counter/Pulse Width Modulators (TCPWM). These blocks can be configured to set-up custom digital interfaces, state machines, and custom logic functions.

Wired and Wireless Connectivity

Wired connectivity interfaces, such as CAN and USB, are available in the PSoC 4 portfolio. For wireless connectivity, Bluetooth Low Energy is also available.

PSoC Creator IDE

Cypress’ PSoC Creator software is a state-of-the-art, easy-to-use IDE that introduces a game-changing schematic entry design methodology. With PSoC Creator, designers can drag and drop components into their design as well as easily configure those components using intuitive configuration tools.

PSoC Creator IDE

The PSoC 4 portfolio consists of several families of Arm® Cortex®-M0 and Cortex-M0+ microcontrollers. Most devices in the portfolio include Cypress’ CapSense technology for capacitive-sensing applications. Other key features in the PSoC 4 portfolio include a customizable analog front end through programmable analog blocks as well as wired and wireless connectivity options such as USB, CAN, and Bluetooth Low Energy. These unique features make PSoC 4 the industry’s most-flexible and scalable low-power mixed-signal architecture.

PSoC 4000 Family: Entry-Level Family

PSoC 4000 Family

PSoC 4100 Family: Intelligent Analog Family

PSoC 4100 Family


CapSense + Programmable Analog Blocks

Sliders Buttons Proximity

Capacitive Sensing

PSoC 4100 CapSense Programmable Analog Blocks

Programmable Analog Front End

The PSoC 4000 family is a cost-optimized, entry-level family of Arm® Cortex®-M0 and M0+ microcontrollers.

The PSoC 4000 family delivers the industry’s best capacitive-sensing technology, CapSense, to implement buttons, sliders, and proximity sensors.
The PSoC 4100 family adds intelligent analog integration through programmable analog blocks. Programmable analog blocks include analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), low-power comparators, and operational amplifiers (opamps). The PSoC 4100BL includes an integrated Bluetooth Low Energy radio and subsystem.

PSoC 4200 Family: Programmable Digital Family

PSoC 4200 Family

PSoC 4700 Sense Anything MCUs

PSoC 4700 Family

CapSense + Programmable Analog Blocks

+ Programmable Digital Blocks

CapSense + Inductive Sensing

+ Advanced Sensing Technologies

PSoC 4200 CapSense Programmable Analog/Digital Blocks

Universal Digital Block

PSoC 4700 Inductive Sensing

Inductive Sensing Technology

The PSoC 4200 family boosts the flexibility and performance of the PSoC 4 portfolio by adding programmable, Universal Digital Blocks (UDBs). UDBs can be configured to set-up custom digital interfaces, state machines, and custom logic functions. The PSoC 4200BL includes an integrated Bluetooth Low Energy radio and subsystem. The PSoC 4700 family adds advanced sensing technologies to Sense Anything including advanced capacitive sensing, inductive sensing, heart rate sensing and more. These advanced sensing technologies leverage specialized analog blocks in the PSoC 4 portfolio to deliver innovative solutions to next generation designs.

PSoC® 4 is Cypress's newest Arm®-based PSoC, featuring the low-power Cortex®-M0 core combined with PSoC's unique programmable mixed-signal hardware IP, resulting in the industry's most flexible and scalable low-power mixed-signal architecture. Use PSoC 4 with PSoC Creator to create unique designs, shorten development schedules, and accelerate your time-to-market.


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