Discussion created by lpcware Employee on Jun 15, 2016
Content originally posted in LPCWare by wellsk on Fri May 20 09:43:50 MST 2011
<h2 class="indent">Introduction</h2>
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<div class="indent">The ARM<sup>®</sup> Cortex™-M0 processor is the smallest, lowest-power and most energy-efficient ARM processor available. The exceptionally small silicon area, low power, and minimal code footprint of the processor achieves 32-bit performance at an 8-bit price point, bypassing the step to 16-bit devices.</div>
<div class="indent">The Cortex-M0 processor promises substantial savings in system cost while retaining tool and binary compatibility with feature-rich processors such as the Cortex-M3 processor. It consumes as little as 85 microwatts/MHz (0.085 milliwatts) in an area of typically under 12K gates, enabling the creation of ultra low-power analog and mixed signal devices.</div>