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SAM E MCUs

High Performance for connected applications based on ARM® Cortex® Microcontrollers

Microchip SAM E series MCUs comprise of the mid-performance ARM®Cortex®-M4F Processors(SAME5X) and the high-performance 32-bit ARM®Cortex®-M7 RISC processors (SAME70).

Combining an FPU co-processor and advanced analog features, as well as a full set of timing and control functions, SAM E MCUs are ideal for IoT or Smart Energy gateways, industrial automation and building control applications.

The SAM E5X microcontroller series features a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 processor with Floating Point Unit (FPU), running up to 120 MHz, up to 1 MB Dual Panel Flash with ECC, and up to 256 KB of SRAM with ECC . It also has a 10/100 Ethernet MAC and 2 CAN-FD ports targeted for industrial automation, automotive applications and general purpose applications requiring Wired connectivity. This series offers excellent features with class leading power performance and integrated hardware security making it an ideal choice for low power secure connected applications.

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SAME5X

The SAM E5X micro-controller series features a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 processor with Floating Point Unit (FPU), running up to 120 MHz,up to 1 MB Dual Panel Flash with ECC, and up to 256 KB of SRAM with ECC .It also adds a 10/100 Ethernet MAC and 2 CAN-FD ports targeted for industrial automation ,automotive applications and general purpose applications requiring Wired connectivity. This series offers excellent features with class leading power performance and integrated hardware security making it an ideal choice for low power secure connected applications.

E5X Device Options:
E51 (2 X CAN-FD)
E53  (Ethernet MAC)
E54 (2 X CAN-FD and Ethernet MAC)

  • ARM Cortex-M4F  core running at 120 MHz  with Single Precision Floating Point Unit (FPU).
  • Internal memory architecture with user configurable Tightly Coupled Memory, System memory, Memory Protection Unit and 4KB Combined I-cache and D-cache 
  • Quad Serial Peripheral Interface(QSPI) with Execute in Place (XIP) Support
  • Up to 2 Secure Digital Host Controller (SDHC)
  • 10/100 Ethernet MAC with IEEE1588 (E53/E54)
  • Dual Bosch CAN-FD 1.0 Controller (E51/E54)
  • Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) supporting up to 256 channels of capacitive touch
  • Full speed USB with embedded Host/device
  • Supports 5 Low power modes with class leading 65µA/MHz Active Power Performance
  • Integrated Security including Symmetric (AES) and Asymmetric(ECC) Encryption, Public Key Exchange Support(PUKCC), TRNG and SHA- based memory Integrity checker
  • Dual 1Msps 12-bit ADCs up to 32 channels with offset  and gain error compensation.
  • Dual 1Msps, 12-bit DAC and analog comparator
  • Serial communication (SERCOM) ports configurable as UART/USART, ISO 7816, SPI or I2C
  • 48 to 128-pin package options
  • Temperature range : -40°C to 85°C
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SAME70

SAM E70 series of Flash microcontrollers (MCUs) operates at a maximum speed of 300MHz and features up to 2048kB of Flash, 16KB each instruction plus data cache and up to 384KB of SRAM. A QSPI, static memory and SDRAM interface offer further memory extension options. The SAM E70 series offers a rich set of advanced connectivity peripherals, including 10/100Mbps Ethernet MAC supporting IEEE 1588, dual CAN-FD 1.0, High Speed USB Host and Device with on-chip high-speed phy, Camera Interface, one SD/MMC interface, one SSC supporting TDM and I2S, 8 UARTs, 5 SPI and 3 I2C™.

  • ARM Cortex-M7 core running at 300MHz
  • Double Precision Floating point unit (FPU) for high-precision computing and accelerated data processing
  • High-performance internal memory architecture with user configurable Tightly Couples Memories, System memory, and 16kB I-cache and D-cache
  • Dual Bosch CAN-FD 1.0 Controller
  • 10/100 Ethernet MAC with IEEE1588
  • High Speed USB Host and Device with on-chip high-speed Phy
  • CMOS image sensor interface
  • Integrated Security features including AES hardware encryption engines, TRNG and SHA-based memory integrity checker
  • Advanced analog front end based on dual 2Msps 12-bit ADCs including 16-bit average, up to 24 channels, offset error correction and gain control
  • Dual 2Msps, 12-bit DAC and analog comparator
  • 64 to 144-pin package options
  • Extended industrial temperature range: -40°C to 105°C
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Development Tools

A complete suite of tools is available to help get your design to market. Choose from low-cost Xplained boards, starter kits, fully featured expansion & development boards, free Atmel Studio, as well as a range of debuggers.

Xplained Boards

Xplained is a fast prototyping and evaluation platform for Microchip SAM microcontrollers (MCUs). These low-cost, easy-to-use evaluation kits are ideal for demonstrating the features and capabilities of SAM MCUs and can be customized with a wide range of expansion boards. Development is easy with a rich selection of example projects and code drivers provided in the Advanced Software Framework (ASF) and START, as well as support in Atmel Studio and from third-party IDEs (integrated development environments).

Programmers/Debuggers Framework

The debuggers and programmers work across MCU platforms, are USB powered and are fully integrated with Atmel Studio® IDE with features ranging from basic debugging to advanced emulation capability.

Atmel Studio

Studio 7 is the integrated development platform (IDP) for developing and debugging all Microchip ARM®-based and AVR® microcontroller (MCU) applications. The Atmel Studio 7 IDP gives you a seamless and easy-to-use environment to write, build and debug your applications written in C/C++ or assembly code. It also connects seamlessly to the debuggers, programmers and development kits.

Atmel Start

Atmel® START is an innovative online tool for intuitive, graphical configuration of embedded software projects. It lets you select and configure software components, drivers and middleware, as well as complete example projects, specifically tailored to the needs of your application. The configuration stage lets you review dependencies between software components, conflicts and hardware constraints. In the case of a conflict, Atmel START will automatically suggest solutions that fit you specific setup.

Applications

Microchip's 32-bit microcontrollers are well suited for a wide variety of applications – from control logic, to fully integrated systems involving USB, Ethernet and LCD. To assist with your design efforts, we have introduced several on-line design centers.

Connectivity
Starter Kits

Use Microchip's 32-bit MCU's on-chip USB, CAN and Ethernet for your embedded project.

Human Interface
Development and Evaluation Boards

Use the power of Microchip's 32-bit MCUs to add graphics, USB devices, touch screens and more to your design.

Market/Industry Specific
Emulators and Debuggers

See the resources available that showcase Microchip's 32-bit MCUs used in lighting, automotive or motor control applications.

Microchip 32-bit Framework

Advanced Software Framework

The Advanced Software Framework (ASF) is a MCU software library providing a large collection of embedded software for Atmel flash MCUs: megaAVR, AVR XMEGA, AVR UC3 and SAM devices.

  • It simplifies the usage of microcontrollers, providing an abstraction to the hardware and high-value middlewares
  • ASF is designed to be used for evaluation, prototyping, design and production phases
  • ASF is integrated in the Atmel Studio IDE with a graphical user interface or available as standalone for GCC, IAR compilers
  • ASF can be downloaded for free

For more information visit the Advanced Software Framework page.

Atmel START

Atmel® START is an innovative online tool for intuitive, graphical configuration of embedded software projects. It lets you select and configure software components, drivers and middleware, as well as complete example projects, specifically tailored to the needs of your application. The configuration stage lets you review dependencies between software components, conflicts and hardware constraints. In the case of a conflict, Atmel START will automatically suggest solutions that fit you specific setup.

For more information visit the Atmel START page.

Other Software Packages

This software package provides basic drivers, software services, libraries for SAM V71, V70, E70, S70 ARM® Cortex®-M7-based microcontrollers.

SAME70-XPLD IAR EWARM 7.3 Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAME70-XPLD GNU Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAME70-XPLD Atmel Studio Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAME70-XPLD KEIL MDK 5.12 Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAME70-XPLD Software Package 1.5 Release Note PDF
SAMV71-XULT Atmel Studio Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAMV71-XULT IAR EWARM 7.3 Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAMV71-XULT GNU Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAMV71-XULT KEIL MDK 5.12 Software Package 1.5 PDF
SAMV71-XULT Software Package 1.5 Release note PDF

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