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MGC3030

Status: In Production

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Summary

The MGC3030 is a single chip 3D Gesture controller enabling Gesture based user interfaces to be created. The chip uses an electrical-field (E-field) for three-dimensional (3D) gesture recognition based on Microchip’s patented GestIC® technology. GestIC enables user command input with natural hand movements in free-space. Gestures are meaningful hand movements such as rotations to dim lights (Air wheel) or flicks to change to the next track.

The MGC3030 offers the shortest development cycle for gesture implementation. Design guides, Host reference code, I2C communication guide and also video
tutorials are provided by Microchip.

Besides 3D gestures the MGC3030 offers touch detection (Sensor Touch) and low power proximity (Wake up / Approach) are also part of the product offering.

The Aurea software can be downloaded for free from the documents page.


Additional Features
  • GestIC™ Technology
  • Single chip 3D gesture recognition solution
  • Design in via GUI Aurea - no coding of MGC3030 required
  • I2C
  • Gesture Port (EIOs, enabling host free usage)
  • Auto wake
  • Flick gestures
  • Air wheel
  • Sensor Touch
  • Analog front end
  • 32-bit Signal processing unit
Parametrics
Name
Value
Product Type
3D Gesture
Input Channels
5
Proximity detection
Yes
Output Channels
1
Measurement Principle
E-Field
Report Rate (pps)
200
Number of Touches
5
Power
3.3Vdc ±5%
Power Modes
3
Interface
I2C
I/O, LED Drivers
5
Voltage Range
3.14V - 3.47V

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MGC3030 - Woodstar Development Kit
MGC3030 - Woodstar Development Kit ( DM160226 )


The MGC3030 Woodstar Development Kit builds a complete MGC3030 reference system for evaluation as well as the design in of 3D gesture input sensing systems. The MGC3030 Woodstar Development Kit is based on Microchip's award winning GestIC technology and enables true single chip 3D Gesture detection.

Together with the provided Aurea SW / reference designs / SDK package /...

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RoHS Information

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Device Weight (g)
Shipping Weight (grams)
Lead Count
Package Type
Package Width
Solder Composition
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RoHS
China EFUP
MGC3030-I/SS
0.229200
0.489362
28
SSOP
.209in
Matte Tin
e3
MGC3030T-I/SS
0.229200
0.333333
28
SSOP
.209in
Matte Tin
e3
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