Electronic Design

Automotive 8-Bit MCU Likes LIN

The ST7L3 from STMicroelectronics cuts costs and board space in local interconnect network (LIN) control applications in automotive environments. The ST7L3 supports hardware multiply and has a master/slave LIN interface and a serial peripheral interface. Memory includes 8 kbytes of flash, 384 bytes of RAM, and 246 bytes of EEPROM. It includes a seven-channel, 10-bit analog-to-digital converter and dual 12-bit timers with dual-PWM (pulse-width modulation) outputs. Pricing starts at $0.70.

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