KE1xZ64/32 5 V Robust MCUs with Touch and CAN

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KE1xZ64/32 5 V Robust MCUs with Touch and CAN

NXP's KE1xZ64/32 product family is based on the Arm® Cortex®-M0+ core running at 48 MHz, offering smaller memory options of 64 KB/8 KB or 32 KB/4 KB Flash/SRAM. It expands the KE1xZ series down to 64 KB and 32 KB Flash options, 8 KB and 4 KB SRAM options, leading to optimized BOM cost along with TSI and CAN interfaces. The KE14Z is a broad offering with mixed-signal integration, ADC, ACMP, timers, PDB, and ranging from 32 KB Flash to 256 KB Flash. The KE15Z expands from the KE14Z family with an addition of a TSI module, and ranging from 32 KB Flash to 256 KB Flash. The KE16Z further expands the line with the addition of a CAN module to the KE15Z family.

The FRDM-KE16Z freedom board development board is designed to work in standalone mode or as the main board of FRDM-TOUCH. This freedom board is compatible with DC 5 V and 3.3 V power supplies and features a KE16Z. The onboard interfaces include an RGB LED, a 6-axis digital sensor, a 3-axis digital angular rate gyroscope, an ambient light sensor, CAN control interface, and capacitive touchpad.

The FRDM-TOUCH is a touch module for FRDM-KE15Z and FRDM-KE16Z with capacitive touch sliders. This board can connect FRDM-KE15Z and FRDM-KE16Z and control the on-board RBG LED by using keys, slider, and rotary touches.

KE1xZ64/32 Features
  • Robust for harsh EMC environments
    • 2.7 V to 5.5 V power supplies and 5 V I/O pads
    • EMC test performance
  • Capacitive touch sensing solution that provides a compelling user experience
    • Supports both self-cap and mutual-cap mode
    • 25 touch-sensing channels
  • High performance in liquid tolerance
    • Rich feature integration for industrial and motor control
    • CAN bus
    • PWM, timers, 1 MSPS ADC, comparator
  • Scalable portfolio
    • Expands the KE1xZ series down to 64 KB and 32 KB Flash options
    • Optimizes BOM cost
  • Home appliances
    • A/C, washers, MWO, induction cookers, and others
    • UI, main board controls (touch, non-touch)
  • Motor and power controls
    • Motor, inverter, and fan controls
    • Low power UPS communication and UI controls
  • Smart lighting
    • CFL ballasts
    • LED lighting
    • LED street lighting
  • Industrial controls
    • Factory automation, HMI controls, alarm monitors
    • Elevator external calling boards
    • Circuit breakers, MCCB/ACBs
  • General 5 V robust applications
    • UPS
    • HVAC
    • Industrial HMI
FRDM-KE16Z Freedom Development Board Features
  • MKE16Z64VLF4 MCU (Arm Cortex-M0+ 48LQFP package)
  • I/O headers for easy access to MCU I/O pins
  • Compatible with FRDM-TOUCH, FRDM-MC-LVBLDC, and Arduino™ boards
  • Onboard debug circuit: K20DX128VFM5 (OpenSDA) with a virtual serial port
  • NXP inertial sensor FXOS8700CQ
  • Reset push button, two user buttons, and one RGB LED
  • Touch electrodes in self-capacitive mode
  • CAN communication interface