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NXP Semiconductors LPC80x MCU Families low-cost solution

This family features a power optimized core, small footprint in popular packages, and level shifting options

NXP Semiconductors LPC80x MCU Families diagram

The LPC80x is a cost-effective ARM® Cortex®-M0+ based 32-bit MCU family operating at up to 15 MHz, with up to 32 KB of EEPROM-based flash and up to 4 KB of SRAM.

This family features a power optimized core, small footprint in popular packages, and level shifting options. LPC80x peripherals include a CRC engine, I²C, USART, SPI, capacitive touch, multi-rate timer, self-wake-up timer, general purpose counter/timer, ADC, DAC, analog comparator, function-configurable I/O ports (switch matrix), input pattern match engine, programmable logic unit (PLU), and up to 30 general-purpose I/O pins.


Key features

  • Power efficient
  • Design Flexibility
  • Easy to Use
  • Cost-effective


Additional features


  • ARM® Cortex®-M0+, up to 15 MHz


  • 16/32 KB on-chip flash
  • Code Read Protection (CRP)
  • 2/4 KB SRAM

Dual I/O power

  • Independent supplies on each package side permits level-shifting signals from one off-chip voltage domain to another and/or interfacing directly to off-chip peripherals operating at different supply levels

ROM API support

  • Boot loader
  • Flash In-Application Programming (IAP)
  • In-System Programming (ISP)

Digital peripherals

  • Up to 30 GPIOs
  • High-current source output driver (20 mA)
  • GPIO interrupt generation with Boolean pattern-matching
  • Switch matrix for flexible I/O pin configuration
  • CRC engine
  • Capacitive touch
  • Programmable Logic Unit (PLU) creates small combinatorial and/or sequential logic networks incl. simple state machines


  • One 32-bit counter/timer. Supports PWM mode, and external count
  • Multi-Rate Timer (MRT)
  • Self-Wake-up Timer (WKT)
  • Windowed Watchdog timer (WWDT)

Analog peripherals

  • One 12-bit ADC with up to 12 channels
  • Comparator with 5 inputs and external or internal reference
  • One 10-bit DAC

Serial peripherals

  • Two USART
  • One SPI controller
  • Two I²C

Power control

  • 4 reduced power modes
  • Wake-up on USART, SPI, I2C and multiple pins
  • Timer-controlled self wake-up
  • Power-On Reset (POR)
  • Brownout detect (BOD)

Additional features

  • Unique serial number
  • Single or dual power supplies (1.71 to 3.6 V)
  • Temp. range -40 to +105 °C



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