July 3, 2013
Energy efficient 32-bit MCU provides evolution from 8 & 16-bit versions
Premier Farnell has announced it will stock the new Freescale Semiconductor Freedom development platform KL02Z evaluation and development tool, designed for the rapid prototyping of microcontroller-based applications.
Featuring the new energy efficient Kinetis™ KL02 ARM® Cortex™-M0+ MCU, the KL02Z Freedom Development Platform offers design engineers 32-bit performance at the cost of traditional 8 & 16-bit MCUs, making it the ideal cost-effective replacement for legacy processors and is available through
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The Freescale Freedom development platform KL02Z will be available for
and is designed for low-power devices, including a range of portable consumer devices, remote sensing nodes and ingestible healthcare sensing applications, while its flexible design enables a wide variety of design prototypes including those dependent on battery power or energy harvesting.
The FRDM-KL02Z also incorporates OpenSDA, the Freescale open standard embedded serial and debug adapter, which offers users multiple options for serial communications, flash programming and run-control debugging.
, Group CTO at Premier Farnell said, "This is a really positive product development for us as it represents a real evolution in the options available to those developing prototype microcontroller applications. As an energy efficient 32-bit MCU, it's perfectly poised to take the place of older 8 & 16 bit MCUs in our customers' kits with its low cost and low power performance."
, Worldwide Business Development Manager for Freescale's Microcontroller group, added, "It's great to see the KL02Z being rolled out in the hands of a trusted distributor like Premier Farnell. With the industry's smallest and most power efficient 32-bit ARM MCUs, we will be opening up a multitude of new Internet of Things possibilities. This is a product we're especially excited about seeing enter the marketplace with its incredible access for 8-bit users looking to step up their evaluation processes with Cortex-M 32-bit MCUs."
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