Microchip Technology Inc

32-bit Microprocessors

As you push the boundaries of performance and power, you want your underlying design technology to be easy to use and secure. Microchip 32-bit microprocessors offer that balance in a rich set of peripherals and user interfaces. They deliver high-performance, market-leading low power, and advanced security for cost-sensitive industrial and consumer applications. The devices come with free Linux and third-party tools and software.


  • ARM® Cortex®-A5 based
    • Up to 945DMIPS
    • Floating-point unit (FPU)
    • NEON technology
  • Low Power
    • Down to 150mW in Active Mode
    • Down to 200uW in low-power mode
  • Security
    • TrustZone® technology
    • Hardware encryption engine
  • 720p hardware video decoder
  • Connectivity peripherals
    • Gbit Ethernet
    • 10 UARTs max
  • Extended temperature range


  • ARM926-based
  • Up to 400 MHz operation
  • SDRAM, DDR2 and LPDDR interface
  • Rich set of connectivity peripherals
    • HS USB plus Phy
    • Dual Ethernet
    • Camera Interface
    • Up to 7 UARTs
    • Dual SD/eMMC
    • Dual CAN
  • Up to 160 IO pins


  • Human-machine Interfaces (HMI)
  • Point-of-sales (POS) terminals
  • Smart grid Infrastructure
  • IoT gateways and nodes
  • 2D barcode scanners and printers
  • Machine vision equipment
  • Fitness/outdoor equipment

Rich Ecosystem

  • Mainline Linux distribution
  • Wide variety of RTOS
  • TCP/IP and USB Stacks, File system, Graphics
  • Development tools from industry-leading partners
  • Evaluation boards