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dsPIC33EV ‘GM’ Family of Digital Signal Controllers

5V Robust Designs | Motor Control | High-Performance Embedded | Measurement Control | CAN | Functional Safety

Automotive and industrial embedded applications must operate reliably in extreme or challenging environmental conditions. Applications such as automotive sensors or CNC machinery need to be able to withstand a variety of harsh conditions including noise and vibration. Offering 5V and up to 150°C operation, the dsPIC33EV ‘GM’ family of Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) offers high noise immunity and can meet a wide range of requirements to help you create a robust design.

Combining the performance of a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) engine and the versatile peripherals of a microcontroller (MCU), dsPIC33EV ‘GM’ DSCs are ideal for high-performance embedded applications, motor control and applications requiring functional safety compliance.

Target Applications

dsPIC33EV DSCs are ideal for automotive, industrial, consumer and medical applications.

Motor Control

  • HVAC, pumps, and compressors
  • 3D printers
  • CNC machines
  • Sewing machines
  • Power tools
  • Appliances

Measurement Control, Sensing and High-Performance Embedded Applications

  • Capacitive sensing
  • Under-the-hood sensor interfacing
  • Camera control
  • Industrial sensing and control units

Medical Monitors

  • Blood pressure monitors
  • O2 concentrators
Key Features Description
5V and Up to 150°C OperationBetter noise immunity and robust operation in extreme operating conditions, AEC Q100 Grade 0 qualified
High Analog IntegrationFeatures 1.1 Msps 12-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), high-bandwidth op amps and high-speed comparators for sensor interfacing and signal conditioning
Motor Control PWMsIdeal for high-speed, high-precision motor control applications
  • Independent or complementary mode
  • Programmable dead time settings
  • Edge- or center-aligned Pulse-Width Modulators (PWMs)
  • Manual output override control with 10 fault inputs
  • ADC samples triggered by PWM module
Robust ConnectivityFeatures CAN, LIN, SENT and other serial communication peripherals like UART, SPI and I2C
Flexible PeripheralsSpecialized Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), such as Configurable Logic Cells (CLC), Peripheral Trigger Generator (PTG) and Dedicated Direct Memory Access (DMA) controller that are designed to take the load off the Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Robust Designs and Functional Safety

Robust dsPIC33EV DSCs feature dedicated peripherals and functions to help increase reliability in safety-critical applications. Offering 5V operation for extended noise immunity, dsPIC33EV DSCs enable operation up to 150°C with AEC-Q100 Grade 0 qualification.

  • Memory integrity verification with Error Code Correction (ECC) and fault injection on Flash
  • Range of system monitoring features like dual Windowed Watchdog Timer (WWDT), Deadman Timer (DMT), Power-on Reset (POR), Brown-out Reset (BOR) and Fail-Safe Clock Monitor (FSCM) with backup oscillator
  • Functional Safety collateral, including Safety Manual, Failure Modes, Effects, and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) report and TÜV SÜD-certified MPLAB® XC16 compiler

To learn more about how we’re enabling the design of functionally safe applications for automotive (ISO 26262) and home appliance (IEC 60730) applications easier, use the link on the right to visit our Functional Safety page.

dsPIC33EV ‘GM’ Family Selection Guide

For more information on each of the dsPIC33EV ‘GM’ products, click the “Sub Family” name in the table below.

Standard Key Features: LIN, UART, I2C, SPI, Timers, PWMs/IC/OC, PPS, HS Comparators, 5V Operating Voltage and up to 150°C Operating Temperature
Standard Safety Features: WDT, Clock Monitoring, HLVD, BOR, POR and CRC
dsPIC33EV 'GM' FamilyMemoryIntegrated AnalogWaveform ControlCommunicationSafety and Monitoring
Sub FamilyPin CountProgram Flash (KB)RAM (KB)ADCOp Amps/PGAsMC PWMsCANSENTMemory Integrity (ECC)
dsPIC33EV256GM10628 - 6432 - 2564 - 1610/12-bit,
Up to 4 S&H
3 Pair, 7.14 nS
dsPIC33EV256GM00628 - 6432 - 2564 - 1610/12-bit,
Up to 4 S&H
3 Pair, 7.14 nS-

Motor Control Design Center

Explore a range of hardware and software motor control solutions for different types of motors by visiting our Motor Control Design Center. You can shorten your development cycle by using our free motor control software with simulation blocksets and models, application notes and tuning guides. Our scalable motor control development tools promote rapid prototyping for low-voltage and high-voltage systems including dual motor control options.

Innovative Peripherals

Learn more about our rich set of high-performance peripherals that integrate seamlessly with your application to reduce costs and development time.

Integrated Analog

Integrated Analog

High-Speed ADC, DAC, PGA, Op Amps

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Clocks and Timers

Clocks and Timers

16-/32-bit Timers, RTCC

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Waveform Control

Waveform Control


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Wired Communication

Wired Communication


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Safety and Monitoring

Safety and Monitoring


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Featured Development Tools

MPLAB® Development Ecosystem and Software Tools

The MPLAB development ecosystem is a single tool chain supporting all PIC® microcontrollers and dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers.

MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment


A free graphical programming environment that generates seamless, easy-to-understand C code

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MPLAB Code Configurator


A free graphical programming environment that generates seamless, easy-to-understand C code

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MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment


A comprehensive solution for your software development that integrates with MPLAB X IDE to provide a full graphical front end

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Featured Hardware Tools

Our most popular hardware development boards available for dsPIC33 products are shown below. To learn more about various development boards, please visit the Hardware Development Board page.

dsPIC33EV 5V CAN-LIN Starter Kit

dsPIC33EV 5V CAN-LIN Starter Kit

Allows you to explore three popular automotive and industrial serial data formats—CAN, LIN and SENT—and features a self-contained USB programming/debugging interface and an expansion footprint for flexibility in application hardware development

Buy dsPIC33EV 5V CAN-LIN Starter Kit

Low-Voltage Motor Control Development Bundle (Signal Board and Drive Board)

Low-Voltage Motor Control Development Bundle (Signal Board and Drive Board)

A cost-effective method of evaluating and developing a dual/single motor control power stage for driving two Brushless DC (BLDC) motors or Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) concurrently

Buy Low-Voltage Motor Control Development Bundle