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MEC1406

Status: In Production

Features:

  • 3.3 V
  • MIPS32® M14K™ MIcrocontroller Core
  • ACPI 3.0 Compliant
  • PC2001 Compliant
  • VTR (standby) and VBAT (Power Planes)
  • Connected Standby Support
  • LPC Host Interface
  • 8042 Emulated Keyboard Controller
  • Secure Boot ROM Loader
  • System to EC Message Interface
  • Trace FIFO Debug Port (TFDP)
  • 32-bit RTOS Timer
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Device Overview

Summary

The MEC1406 is a keyboard and embedded controller customized for notebooks and tablet platforms.  The MEC140X/1X family is a highly-configurable, mixed signal, advanced I/O controller architecture.  MEC1406 incorporates a 32-bit MIPS32 M14K Microcontroller core with 160KB  of closely-coupled SRAM for code and data that loads from SPI Flash.  Designers can leverage the host SPI-flash (used for BIOS storage) for non-volatile EC firmware storage, as a cost-effective system solution.  

Microchip’s MEC14XX family also provides a flexible arrangement that allows multiple I/O signals to be configured to support either 3.3V or 1.8V, reducing the system bill-of-materials cost by eliminating the need for external voltage translators. The MEC1406 communicates with the system host through Intel Low Pin Count (LPC) or I2C.

All members of the MEC14XX family are pin and register compatible and are supported by Microchip’s development tools.  Examples include the MPLAB® XC Compilers, the MPLAB REAL ICE In-Circuit Emulator (part # DV244005), the MPLAB ICD 3 In-Circuit Debugger (part # DV164035) and the PICkit 3 Starter Kit (part # DV164130).

For product comparison, please consider: MEC1418

Additional Features
    • 3.3 V
    • MIPS32® M14K™ MIcrocontroller Core
    • ACPI 3.0 Compliant
    • PC2001 Compliant
    • VTR (standby) and VBAT (Power Planes)
    • Connected Standby Support
    • LPC Host Interface
    • 8042 Emulated Keyboard Controller
    • Secure Boot ROM Loader
    • System to EC Message Interface
    • Trace FIFO Debug Port (TFDP)
    • 32-bit RTOS Timer
Parametrics
Name
Value
Keyboard Scan Matrix
18x8
UART
Full
Customer Programmable RAM
Yes
Host Interface
LPC, I2C
Code Storage
160 KB SRAM (Code + Data)
Operating Temperature
0° C to +70° C
Tach
2
Fan Tachometer Inputs
2
8024 Keyboard Controller
Yes
Data RAM
Yes
Breathing/ Blinking LED
3
GPIO
106
PWM
8
Package
128 VTQFP
LED
3
SMBus Interface
3
Analog to Digital Converter
8
SMBus Ports
6
BC Link
2
AMD SB-TSI
1
ACPI Interfaces
5
Counter/Timers
4

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Software Library

Development Environment

  • Emulators & Debuggers
  • Software Libraries
Emulators & Debuggers
PICkit 3 In-Circuit Debugger
PICkit 3 In-Circuit Debugger ( PG164130 )

Microchip’s PICkit™ 3 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer uses in-circuit debugging logic incorporated into each chip with Flash memory to provide a low-cost hardware debugger and programmer. In-circuit debugging offers these benefits:

  • Low cost
  • Minimum of additional hardware needed for debug
  • Expensive sockets or adapters are not required
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MPLAB ICD 3 In-Circuit Debugger
MPLAB ICD 3 In-Circuit Debugger ( DV164035 )

 The MPLAB ICD 3 is a mature product. For new designs, consider using the MPLAB ICD 4 (DV164045)

MPLAB® ICD 3 In-Circuit Debugger System is Microchip's most cost effective high-speed hardware debugger/programmer for Microchip Flash Digital Signal Controller (DSC) and microcontroller

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MPLAB REAL ICE PROBE KIT
MPLAB REAL ICE PROBE KIT ( DV244005 )

MPLAB REAL ICE In-Circuit Emulator System is Microchip’s next generation high speed emulator for Microchip Flash DSC® and MCU devices. It debugs and programs PIC® and dsPIC® Flash microcontrollers with the easy-to-use but powerful graphical user interface of the MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE), included with each kit.
The MPLAB REAL ICE probe is connected...


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Software Libraries
MEC14xx Software Development Kit (SDK)

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RoHS Information

Part Number
Device Weight
Shipping Weight
Lead Count
Package Type
Package Width
Solder Composition
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RoHS
China EFUP
MEC1406-NU-D0
0.557500
2.888889
128
TQFP
14x14x1mm
Matte Tin
e3
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MEC1406-NU
0.557500
2.888889
128
TQFP
14x14x1mm
Matte Tin
e3
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