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NXP Semiconductors K32 L3 MCU family

Building on the successful Kinetis K Series, the K32 L3 family of MCUs delivers a 50% improvement in power optimization and security advancements

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Building on the successful Kinetis K Series, the K32 L3 family of MCUs delivers a 50% improvement in power optimization and security advancements to address a wide range of industrial and IoT applications. It's based on the Arm® Cortex®-M4 and offers a Cortex®-M0+, with enhancements such as low-leakage power-optimized peripherals, DC-DC converter, and security features like the authenticated boot, secure update, and tamper detection.

The K32 L3 MCU is the start of a long line of MCUs, which will further advance NXP's security capabilities and power optimization features.

 

Key features

  • Architected for Low Power and Efficiency
  • Protect Against Threats that Compromise Networks
  • Dual-core Technology for Optimized Low-power Use Cases
  • Comprehensive Ecosystem Includes MCUXpresso Tools and Freedom Board for Easy Prototyping

 

Additional features

Architected for low power and efficiency

  • Significant improvements in power optimization
  • Efficient dynamic power
  • Low static power consumption with full retention
  • 50% decrease in run current and 80% decrease in wake-up time from deep-sleep over its predecessors

Protect against threats that compromise networks

  • Assuring confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity of the IoT device and its data
  • State-of-the-art cryptography with secure boot and update functionality
  • Robust enablement with MCUXpresso Software & Tools

Dual-core technology to optimize low-power use cases

  • Includes a high-performance Cortex-M4 core and an optional low-power Cortex-M0+ core, ideal for applications that require a host MCU and a low-power MCU

 

Applications

  • Building Automation:
  • Security and access control
  • Building control and monitoring
  • Building HVAC control
  • Secure applications
  • Industrial:
  • Factory automation
  • Robotics
  • Smart Home:
  • Door locks
  • Smart thermostats
  • Lighting control
  • Security systems

 

Available tools

Enablement: FRDM-K32L3A6 Freedom Development Board

  • FRDM-K32L3A6 Freedom Development Board
  • Includes K32L3A60VPJ1A with a high-performance Arm® Cortex®-M4 processor and an optional low-power Cortex-M0+ processor
  • Supports all power supply configurations
  • Serial Flash
  • Onboard NXP FXOS8700CQ digital sensor, 3D Accelerometer (±2g/±4g/±8g) + 3D Magnetometer
  • OpenSDA and SWD debug
  • Full MCUXpresso software and tools support

To complement the offering, NXP includes comprehensive enablement of software and tools to help the designs reach the market faster and more robust at www.nxp.com/K32L3.

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