| Toshiba Sales of High-speed 32-bit CISC Microcontroller
21 September, 2005
-Rich array of built-in peripheral circuits supports
numerous applications requiring high-speed processing-
Tokyo--Toshiba Corporation today announced a 32-bit CISC (complex instruction set computer) microcontroller that delivers high-level processing capacity and low power consumption. Sample shipment of the microcontroller, TMP92CZ26XBG, will start in December, with mass production following in the first quarter of 2006.
TMP92CZ26XBG employs 0.18µm process technology to mount the "900/H1" high-speed 32-bit CPU core. The chip's internal clock operates at 60MHz, realizing a processing capacity of approximately 30 MIPS1 and a low power consumption of approximately 60 mW2.
The new microcontroller also integrates on-chip large capacity RAM with a short access time, allowing the CPU to maximize processing capacity. Support is provided for a wide variety of audio CODECs and graphics and other applications that previous CISC microcontrollers did not support.
Toshiba has also integrated additional IP into the CPU as peripheral circuitscontrollers for a color-ready LCD, USB device and NAND Flash memoryconfiguring a microcontroller ideally suited for mobile devices, such as electronic dictionaries.
Sample shipment will start in December at a price of 2,000 yen. Mass-production will begin in the first quarter of 2006 at a monthly volume of 30,000 units.
TMP92CZ26XBG will be exhibited at CEATEC JAPAN 2005, from October 4 to 8 at Makuhari Messe, including a demonstration of the microcontroller's ability to run text to speech (TTS) software in real-time.
To meet these needs, Toshiba used 0.18µm process technology to develop the TLCS-900/H1 CPU core that operates at an internal clock rate at 60 MHz. The new CPU core has a processing capacity approximately three times that of the company's previous products, while achieving lower power consumption. By building-in key peripheral IP for a color-ready LCD controller, USB device controller, and NAND Flash memory controller, Toshiba brings to market a microcontroller expressly designed for application in mobile devices.
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