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8-bit MCUs Built for Real-time Control with Core Independent Peripherals


Combining intelligent hardware peripherals along with the low-power capability of an AVR® core, megaAVR® microcontrollers (MCUs) broaden the effectiveness of your real-time control systems. Devices like the ATmega4809, ATmega4808, ATmega3209 and ATmega3208 offer individualized options for larger memory, pin counts and packages, while devices such as the ATmega1609, ATmega1608, ATmega809 and ATmega808 offer lower memory and pin-count variants. In addition to their easy-to-configure Core Independent Peripherals, all of these devices include a high-speed Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) that enables efficient noise reduction. This makes devices in the ATmega4809 family optimal as companion MCUs for complex microprocessor-based systems, or as stand-alone processors in command-and-control environments.

Engineered for Real-time Control


Modern control applications utilize MCUs to increase their performance, while making them more efficient and reliable. These megaAVR devices take the concept further with a peripheral set designed to decrease system response time and increase reliability, while at the same time reducing overall code footprint, validation time and system development costs.

Getting Started

Take your next idea to market with a development board that you can keep in your pocket. With full program and debug capabilities, the ATmega4809 Curiosity Nano Evaluation Kit offers complete support for your next design. The ATmega4809 microcontroller broadens the effectiveness of real-time control systems with a combination of intelligent hardware peripherals alongside the low-power capacity of the AVR core.

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ATmega4809 Key Attributes


  • Internal 20 MHz oscillator
  • Up to 48 KB of Flash memory
  • Up to 16-channel, high-speed 10-bit ADC
  • Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) with Scan
  • 16-bit Real Time Clock (RTC)
  • Configurable Custom Logic (CCL) peripheral
  • Six-channel Peripheral Event System
  • Analog Comparator with scalable reference input
  • Configurable, internally generated reference voltage
  • UART/SPI/dual-mode I2C
  • Available with up to 41 I/O

Building Blocks for Real-Time Control


High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)
This ADC offers true 10-bit resolution and conversion speeds of 115,000 samples per second (ksps) to ensure accurate and timely analog signal acquisition. Triggering and notifications can be transmitted to other peripherals without CPU intervention, enabling real-time response to system events.

Peripheral Event System
The on board dual 10-bit, 115 ksps ADC and 8-bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) with multiple selectable internal voltage references and comparators can be connected internally to create closed-loop feedback without requiring pins or PCB space or can be used for other functions within your application. In addition, the on-board analog comparator offers fast propagation delay which is configurable through hysteresis. The analog comparator can also be connected directly with the DAC, and the output is directly available on a pin.

Configurable Custom Logic (CCL)
The CCL is a programmable logic peripheral that can be connected to the device pins, events or other internal peripherals. This allows the you to eliminate logic gates for glue logic functions on the PCB. Each Lookup Table (LUT) consists of three inputs, a truth table, options synchronizer, filter and edge detector. Each LUT can generate an output that can be routed internally or available on pins. This eliminates the need for external logic and reduces BOM cost.

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ATmega4809 8-bit High-Performance AVR® MCU

This video provides an overview of the ATmega4809 microcontroller, a new series of megaAVR® microcontrollers that were designed to create highly responsive command and control applications.