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Overview of enhanced CAN controllers for ST7 and ST9 MCUs

Posted: 29 Apr 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:CAN controllers? MCUs? ST7 ST9?

Automotive body network requirements have changed significantly in the last few years due to the introduction of OSEK and the increasing number of ECUs. 8bit MCUs are and will stay widely used in a majority of automotive body applications. While a wide variety of powerful CAN controllers are available on the market for 16bit and 32bit microcontrollers, 8bit MCUs still need too much CPU time for CAN communication management.

This application note presents a new generation of CAN controllers optimized for 8bit MCUs and designed to meet the needs of body applications.

View the PDF document for more information.

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