SAMD5x MCU Family Reference

Last modified by Microchip on 2023/11/09 09:01

Family Overview

SAMD51The SAM D5x series (Cortex®-M4 RISC processor with Floating Point Unit (FPU)) has up to 1 MB of dual-panel Flash with ECC, and up to 256 KB of SRAM with ECC. It also supports five low power modes with a class-leading 65 µA/MHz active power consumption.
This series is loaded with peripherals. It has a Quad Serial Peripheral Interface (QSPI) with Execute in Place (XIP) support, up to two Secure Digital Host Controller (SDHC) for eMMC/SDIO/SD, up to eight Serial communication (SERCOM) ports configurable as UART/USART, ISO 7816, SPI or I2C, Full-Speed USB with embedded Host/Device, dual 12-bit 1 MSPS ADC with up to 32 channels; Dual 12-bit 1 MSPS DAC, and hardware capacitive touch support with QTouch® Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) supporting up to 256 channels. It also has integrated security features including AES hardware encryption engines, a true random number generator (TRNG), and SHA-based memory integrity checker.
- Cortex-M4F core @ 120 MHz
- Low power & Full-Speed USB with lots of memory

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Family Specialty:

  • Low power and Full-Speed USB
  • Large memory (up to 1 MB dual-panel Flash and 256 KB SRAM)

Popular Development Boards

​SAM D5x devices are similar to SAM E5x without the CAN and Ethernet interfaces. They share this one Xplained Pro development board.

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