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Switched Reluctance (SR) Motors

A Switched Reluctance (SR) or variable reluctance motor does not contain any permanent magnets. The tradeoff for this low-cost construction is a more complex drive with more switches and complex control techniques to achieve a smooth torque operation. SR motors are ideal for applications that require high-speed operation and power density in a compact form factor.

Typical Applications


  • Fuel pumps
  • Throttle controls
  • Oil pumps
  • Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS)
  • Vacuum cleaners
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Some Basics About Switched Reluctance (SR) Motors


How a SR Motor Works

While SR motor control is simple to implement, this type of motor is not commonly available. The stator is similar to that of a Brushless DC (BDC) motor, however, the rotor is made only of iron laminates. The iron rotor is attracted to the energized stator pole, and the polarity of the stator pole does not matter. Torque is produced as a result of the attraction between the electromagnet and the iron rotor.

SR Motor Characteristics

  • Synchronous operation
  • Low-cost motor due to simple and magnet-free construction
  • More suitable for high-speed/power density applications

Implementing SR Motor Control

How It Works


The simple, inexpensive construction of a SR motor requires a microcontroller for speed control and to reduce torque ripple and audible noise. The rotor forms a magnetic circuit with the energized stator pole. The reluctance of this magnetic circuit is the magnetic equivalent of the resistance of an electric circuit. The reluctance of the magnetic circuit decreases as the rotor aligns with the stator pole. When the rotor is in line with the stator, the gap between the rotor and stator is very small. At this point, the reluctance is at its minimum. This is where the name Switched Reluctance comes from; the inductance of the energized winding also varies as the rotor rotates. When the rotor is out of alignment, the inductance is very low and the current will increase rapidly. When the rotor is aligned with the stator, the inductance will be very large and the current decreases slowly this results in  torque rippleThis is one of the difficulties in driving a switched reluctance motor.

Microcontroller Features for SR Motor Control


Basic I/O Digital/analog signal for speed direction and torque
Capture/Compare/Pulse-Width Modulation (CCP) Generate independent PWMs for multiple MOSFET switches and tachometer input for speed sensing using input capture
Comparators Overcurrent detection and protection
Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Measurement of phase current and DC bus voltage for speed and position sensing in sensorless control
Quadrature Encoding Interface (QEI) Optical encoder interfacing for position sensing
Communication Peripherals (I2C, SPI, CAN) Typically torque, speed, position and/or direction

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ATSAMD20E14 In Production No $1.16 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 2 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 10 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 0 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMD20G14 In Production No $1.21 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 2 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 14 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMD20J14 In Production No $1.28 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 2 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 20 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 16 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/UFBGA, 64/VQFN
ATSAMD09C13 In Production No $0.71 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 8 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 85 2.4V - 3.6V No 6 5 12 0 None 0 0 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 6 2 -UART 2 -SPI 2 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No 0 None None 14 14/SOIC
ATSAMD09D14 In Production No $0.80 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 85 2.4V - 3.6V No 6 5 12 0 None 0 0 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 6 2 -UART 2 -SPI 2 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No 0 None None 14 24/VQFN
ATSAMD10C13 In Production No $0.76 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 8 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 6 5 12 1 None 0 2 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 2 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 8 2 -UART 2 -SPI 2 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 14 14/SOIC
ATSAMD10C14 In Production No $0.82 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 6 5 12 1 None 0 2 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 2 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 8 2 -UART 2 -SPI 2 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 14 14/SOIC
ATSAMD10D13 In Production No $0.80 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 8 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 6 10 12 1 None 0 2 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 4 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 8 3 -UART 3 -SPI 3 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 24 20/SOIC, 24/VQFN
ATSAMD10D14 In Production No $0.86 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 6 10 12 1 None 0 2 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 4 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 8 3 -UART 3 -SPI 3 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 24 20/SOIC, 20/WLCSP, 24/VQFN
ATSAMD11C14 In Production No $0.87 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 6 5 12 1 Full Speed 1 2 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 4 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 8 2 -UART 2 -SPI 2 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 14 14/SOIC
ATSAMD11D14 In Production No $0.96 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 6 10 12 1 Full Speed 1 2 2 x 16-bit 1 x 32-bit 4 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 3 -Input Capture 8 3 -UART 3 -SPI 3 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 24 20/SOIC, 20/WLCSP, 24/VQFN
ATSAMD21E15L In Production No $1.35 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 11 -Input Capture 12 5 -UART 5 -SPI 5 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMC20E15A In Production Yes $1.48 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 6 10 12 0 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 12 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMC20G15A In Production Yes $1.77 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 6 12 12 0 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMC20J15A In Production Yes $1.84 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 6 12 12 0 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/VQFN
ATSAMC21E15A In Production Yes $1.42 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 10 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 1 CAN-FD None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMC21G15A In Production Yes $1.76 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 12 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 2 CAN-FD None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMC21J15A In Production Yes $1.89 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 12 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 2 CAN-FD None 64 64/TQFP, 64/VQFN
ATSAMD20E15 In Production Yes $1.20 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 10 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 0 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMD20G15 In Production Yes $1.29 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 14 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMD20J15 In Production Yes $1.35 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 20 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 16 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/UFBGA, 64/VQFN
ATSAMD21E15 In Production Yes $1.30 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 10 12 1 Full Speed 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 12 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN, 35/WLCSP
ATSAMD21G15 In Production Yes $1.30 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 Full Speed 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMD21J15 In Production Yes $1.38 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 20 12 1 Full Speed 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/UFBGA, 64/VQFN
ATSAMDA1E14B In Production Yes $1.71 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 512 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 10 12 1 Host, Device 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 6 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMDA1E15B In Production Yes $1.80 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 10 12 1 None 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 6 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMDA1G14B In Production Yes $2.00 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 512 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 None 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 6 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMDA1G15B In Production Yes $2.11 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 Host, Device 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 6 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMDA1J14B In Production Yes $2.10 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 16 4 No 512 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 20 12 1 None 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 6 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP
ATSAMDA1J15B In Production Yes $2.37 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 32 4 No 1024 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 20 12 1 None 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 6 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP
ATSAMD21E16L In Production No $1.56 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 11 -Input Capture 12 5 -UART 5 -SPI 5 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMD21G16L In Production No $1.64 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 18 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 13 -Input Capture 14 5 -UART 5 -SPI 5 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No 0 None None 48 48/VQFN
ATSAMC20E16A In Production Yes $1.49 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 10 12 0 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 12 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMC20G16A In Production Yes $1.77 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 6 12 12 0 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMC20J16A In Production Yes $1.84 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 6 12 12 0 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/VQFN
ATSAMC21E16A In Production Yes $1.56 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 10 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 1 CAN-FD None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMC21G16A In Production Yes $1.71 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 12 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 2 CAN-FD None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN, 64/VQFN
ATSAMC21J16A In Production Yes $1.81 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 2.7V - 5.5V No 12 12 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 32-bit PWM resolutions 10 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 2 CAN-FD None 64 64/TQFP, 64/VQFN
ATSAMD20E16 In Production Yes $1.35 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 0 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 10 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 0 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMD20G16 In Production Yes $1.43 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 0 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 14 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMD20J16 In Production Yes $1.50 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 0 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 20 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 16 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/UFBGA, 64/VQFN
ATSAMD21E16 In Production Yes $1.51 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 10 12 1 Full Speed 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 12 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN, 35/WLCSP
ATSAMD21G16 In Production Yes $1.51 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 0 Full Speed 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 14 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
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ATSAMDA1E16B In Production Yes $1.89 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 10 12 1 None 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 6 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMDA1G16B In Production Yes $2.30 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 None 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 6 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMDA1J16B In Production Yes $2.76 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 64 8 No 2048 0 0 -40 to 105 2.7V - 3.63V No 12 20 12 1 Host, Device 1 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 0 -Std. PWM 0-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 6 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 1 Yes No No No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP
ATSAMD20E17 In Production No $1.45 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 128 16 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 10 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 6 -Input Capture 0 4 -UART 4 -SPI 4 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMD20G17 In Production No $1.52 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 128 16 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 14 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 12 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 48 45/WLCSP, 48/TQFP, 48/VQFN
ATSAMD20J17 In Production No $1.61 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 128 16 No 0 0 0 -40 to 105 1.62V - 3.63V No 0 20 12 1 None 0 2 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 16 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 8 -Input Capture 0 6 -UART 6 -SPI 6 -I2C 0 0 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No PTC 0 None None 64 64/TQFP, 64/UFBGA, 64/VQFN
ATSAMD21E17L In Production No $1.66 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 128 16 No 4098 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 14 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 6 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 11 -Input Capture 18 5 -UART 5 -SPI 5 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No 0 None None 32 32/TQFP, 32/VQFN
ATSAMD21G17L In Production No $1.66 Cortex-M0+ 32 48 128 16 No 4098 0 0 -40 to 125 1.62V - 3.63V No 12 18 12 1 None 0 4 5 x 16-bit 2 x 32-bit 10 -Std. PWM 16-bit PWM resolutions 13 -Input Capture 22 5 -UART 5 -SPI 5 -I2C 0 1 Yes No Yes No 0 0 No