STMicroelectronics – High-performance MCUs offer power efficiency advantage

The very high performance required in advanced drone designs is well catered for by the STM32F7 family of microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics, which are based on the ARM® Cortex®-M7 processor core.

Taking advantage of ST’s ART AcceleratorTM as well as an L1 cache, STM32F7 microcontrollers deliver the maximum theoretical performance of the ARM Cortex-M7 core, whether code is executed from embedded Flash or external memory: 1082 CoreMark or 462DMIPS at a clock speed of 216MHz.

Despite their high performance, the STM32F7 MCUs make efficient use of the battery power on which a drone runs. Power performance is rated at 7 CoreMark/mW at 1.8V. In Stop mode with all context and SRAM saved, the MCU draws just 100μA.

• Camera interface (except STM32F7x3/F7x2)
• Floating point unit
• HDMI-CEC capability

Orderable Part Number: STM32F769I-DISCO

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