Documents for ATSAM3X8E


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SAM3X/SAM3A Series

SAM3X/SAM3A Series Summary
(file size: 858827, 71 pages, revision 11057BS, updated: 07/2012)

SAM3X/SAM3A Series

SAM3X/SAM3A Series Complete
(file size: 8MB, 1467 pages, revision B, updated: 05/2012)

Application Note

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Analog-to-Digital Converter in the SAM3S4

Analog-to-Digital Converter in the SAM3S4
(file size: 606647, 18 pages, revision A, updated: 07/2011)

This application note describes from a software point of view correct usage of the ADC implementation in SAM3S4 devices.

Atmel AT03289: SAM4L Low Power Design with FreeRTOS

Atmel AT03289: SAM4L Low Power Design with FreeRTOS

Atmel AT03289: SAM4L Low Power Design with FreeRTOS
(file size: 1.6MB, 13 pages, revision A, updated: 10/2013)

The purpose of this document is to introduce various low power modes of the SAM4L family and demonstrate how to do low power design with FreeRTOS tick suppression feature on SAM4L device.

Atmel AT06015: Production Programming of Atmel Microcontrollers

Atmel AT06015: Production Programming of Atmel Microcontrollers
(file size: 474KB, 13 pages, revision B, updated: 01/2014)

This application note provides an overview of 3rd party programming tools that can be used to program Atmel microcontrollers in small and large scale production environments. It also provides suggestions for suppliers of pre-programming services.

Atmel AT06860: SAM3/4S/4C Analog-to-digital Converter (ADC)

Atmel AT06860: SAM3/4S/4C Analog-to-digital Converter (ADC)
(file size: 372KB, 38 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the ADC module on SAM.

Atmel AT06861: SAM Supply Controller (SUPC)

Atmel AT06861: SAM Supply Controller (SUPC)
(file size: 267KB, 27 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the power supply controller monitors and Brown Out Detector(s) on SAM.

Atmel AT06864: SAM4 Reset Controller (RSTC)

Atmel AT06864: SAM4 Reset Controller (RSTC)
(file size: 255KB, 23 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the Reset Controller on SAM.

Atmel AT07336: Common Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Driver

Atmel AT07336: Common Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Driver
(file size: 229KB, 22 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for reading and writing the NVM/flash on SAM.

Atmel AT07337: SAM4 Real-Time Clock (RTC)

Atmel AT07337: SAM4 Real-Time Clock (RTC)
(file size: 307KB, 29 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the Real-Time Clock on SAM.

Atmel AT07892: SAM4E DMA Controller (DMAC)

Atmel AT07892: SAM4E DMA Controller (DMAC)
(file size: 300KB, 29 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the Direct Memory Access Controller on SAM4E.

Atmel AT07896: Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transceiver (UART)

Atmel AT07896: Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transceiver (UART)
(file size: 248KB, 23 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the UART module on on SAM.

Atmel AT07900: SAM4 Digital-to-Analog Converter Controller (DACC)

Atmel AT07900: SAM4 Digital-to-Analog Converter Controller (DACC)
(file size: 279KB, 25 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the Digital-to-Analog Converter Controller on SAM.

Atmel AT07906: SAM4 Pulse Width Modulation Controller (PWM)

Atmel AT07906: SAM4 Pulse Width Modulation Controller (PWM)
(file size: 468KB, 48 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the Pulse Width Modulation Controller on SAM.

Atmel AT08220: Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver Transceiver (USART)

Atmel AT08220: Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver Transceiver (USART)
(file size: 545KB, 54 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the UASRT module on SAM.

Atmel AT08569: Optimizing ASF Code Size to Minimize Flash and RAM Usage

Atmel AT08569: Optimizing ASF Code Size to Minimize Flash and RAM Usage
(file size: 1.6MB, 19 pages, revision A, updated: 09/2014)

ASF is a general solution that works across many architectures, and is written to illustrate how to use most of the features Atmel microcontrollers provide. A single application typically only needs a subset of this functionality, and there are a number of ways to tune of the Atmel Software Framework implementation.This application note explores various approaches to minimizing ASF application memory requirements.

Atmel AT08642: Peripheral DMA Controller (PDC)

Atmel AT08642: Peripheral DMA Controller (PDC)
(file size: 218KB, 20 pages, revision A, updated: 05/2014)

This application note describes how to use the ASF driver for interfacing to the Peripheral DMA controller on SAM4.

How to connect an Ethernet PHY to SAM3X

How to connect an Ethernet PHY to SAM3X
(file size: 108222, 9 pages, revision A, updated: 07/2012)

Describes how to connect an Ethernet PHY to SAM3X microcontrollers.

Modbus Slave Stack for the Atmel Family of SAM3 Microcontrollers

Modbus Slave Stack for the Atmel Family of SAM3 Microcontrollers

Modbus Slave Stack for the Atmel Family of SAM3 Microcontrollers
(file size: 129846, 13 pages, revision A, updated: 03/2011)

This application note provides directions and instructions to application engineers adding support for Modbus™ Slave Stack into an industrial application using one of Atmel ARM® Cortex-M3® based SAM3 devices. The software associated with this application note contains an example based on the SAM3S Softpack. The Modbus Slave Stack implemented on the SAM3S-EK provides support for the Modbus ASCII/RTU mode over the on-board RS232 serial link or RS485 link. It shows handling of QTouch® Slider, SAM3S internal temperature sensor and on-board potentiometer.

NAND Flash Support on SAM3X Microcontrollers

NAND Flash Support on SAM3X Microcontrollers
(file size: 688151, 28 pages, revision A, updated: 07/2012)

Describes how to interface NAND Flash memory to SAM3X microcontrollers.

AT91-AN01: Using the Two-wire interface (TWI) in Master Mode on AT91SAM Microcontrollers

AT91-AN01: Using the Two-wire interface (TWI) in Master Mode on AT91SAM Microcontrollers

AT91-AN01: Using the Two-wire interface (TWI) in Master Mode on AT91SAM Microcontrollers
(file size: 1102186, 32 pages, revision B, updated: 08/2007)

This application note is an aid for developers in the design of a system using the Two-wire Interface (TWI) of Atmel's AT91SAM family of microcontroller products with Atmel's Two-wire Interface slave devices and I2C-Bus compatible slave devices. It describes the connection with a digital temperature sensor (LM75), a Real Time Clock (DS1337), a Graphic LCD Module(PCF8558) and a 1Mbit Two-wire Serial EEPROM (AT24C1024).

AT91-AN02: Signal Integrity and AT91 Products

AT91-AN02: Signal Integrity and AT91 Products
(file size: 690473, 15 pages, revision A, updated: 06/2008)

This application note alerts the customer to Signal Integrity issues before the start of a design and provides remedy and selection strategy as well.

Atmel AT02333: Safe and Secure Bootloader Implementation for SAM3/4

Atmel AT02333: Safe and Secure Bootloader Implementation for SAM3/4

Atmel AT02333: Safe and Secure Bootloader Implementation for SAM3/4
(file size: 3.4MB, 41 pages, revision A, updated: 06/2013)

This document introduces in-field firmware upgrading and describes various aspects of the implementation of a safe & secure bootloader.

Atmel AT02346: Using the MPU on Atmel Cortex-M3 / Cortex-M4 based Microcontrollers

Atmel AT02346: Using the MPU on Atmel Cortex-M3 / Cortex-M4 based Microcontrollers

Atmel AT02346: Using the MPU on Atmel Cortex-M3 / Cortex-M4 based Microcontrollers
(file size: 452KB, 20 pages, revision A, updated: 04/2013)

This application note is intended to get the user familiar with the Memory Protection Unit (MPU) provided by most of the Atmel SAM3/4 device series.

Data Converter Terminology

Data Converter Terminology
(file size: 421861, 22 pages, revision C, updated: 01/2010)

This application note defines a number of key parameters related to data converters (ADC and DAC) and discusses the extent to which they can be tested. Equations are given to evaluate all key values.

Interfacing a 4x4 Keyboard to an AT91 Microcontroller

Interfacing a 4x4 Keyboard to an AT91 Microcontroller
(file size: 92025, 13 pages, revision A, updated: 01/2003)

This application note provides programming techniques used on the AT91 ARM-based microcontroller for scanning a 4 x 4 Keyboard matrix.

Pulse Width Modulation Generation Using the AT91 Timer/Counter

Pulse Width Modulation Generation Using the AT91 Timer/Counter
(9 pages, revision B, updated: 10/2003)

This application note describes how to generate a Pulse Width Modulation signal via the AT91 Timer/Counter.

Using the Serial Peripheral Interface with AT91SAMxx Devices

Using the Serial Peripheral Interface with AT91SAMxx Devices

Using the Serial Peripheral Interface with AT91SAMxx Devices
(file size: 153305, 11 pages, revision B, updated: 08/2006)

Describes initializaton of the SPI, main SPI features are summarized and characteristics that may be difficult to use are detailed. A software example of an interconnection between two SPIs is also described.

Atmel AT02744: Lightweight Mesh to Ethernet Gateway with SAM3X - Software User's Guide

Atmel AT02744: Lightweight Mesh to Ethernet Gateway with SAM3X - Software User's Guide

Atmel AT02744: Lightweight Mesh to Ethernet Gateway with SAM3X - Software User's Guide
(file size: 899KB, 23 pages, revision A, updated: 11/2013)

This application note mainly describes the software architecture and the application programming interfaces (API) of Lightweight Mesh to Ethernet Gateway reference design.

Atmel AT03197: Thermostat with Touch and Wireless Connectivity - Hardware User's Guide

Atmel AT03197: Thermostat with Touch and Wireless Connectivity - Hardware Users Guide

Atmel AT03197: Thermostat with Touch and Wireless Connectivity - Hardware User's Guide
(file size: 1MB, 18 pages, revision B, updated: 07/2014)

The Thermostat with Touch and Wireless Connectivity is developed to make a low-power thermostat reference design with touch control, and wireless connectivity.

Atmel AT03462: ATSAM3X and ATSAM3A Series - Checklist

Atmel AT03462: ATSAM3X and ATSAM3A Series - Checklist
(file size: 822KB, 23 pages, revision A, updated: 10/2013)

This Application Note is a schematic review check list for systems embedding the Atmel® SAM3X/A series of ARM® Cortex®-M3, Thumb-2-based microcontrollers.

Atmel AT2200: ZigBee to Ethernet and Wi-Fi Gateway with SAM3X - Hardware User's Guide

Atmel AT2200: ZigBee PRO to Ethernet and Wi-Fi Gateway Kit - Hardware Users Guide

Atmel AT2200: ZigBee to Ethernet and Wi-Fi Gateway with SAM3X - Hardware User's Guide
(file size: 517KB, 15 pages, revision D, updated: 08/2013)

The Atmel ZigBee to Ethernet and Wi-Fi Gateway is a hardware platform to demonstrate built-in functions with ZigBee and Ethernet/Wi-Fi. It is a bridge between wireless network (ZigBee) and wired network (Ethernet), and also a bridge between wireless (ZigBee) and wireless (Wi-Fi).

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Computers that You Wear Help Your Work and Play

Computers that You Wear Help Your Work and Play
(file size: 112KB, 4 pages, updated: 05/2013)

Designing Feature-Rich User Interfaces for Home and Industrial Controllers

Designing Feature-Rich User Interfaces for Home and Industrial Controllers
(file size: 933KB, 5 pages, updated: 06/2013)

Microprocessor or Microcontroller

Microprocessor or Microcontroller
(file size: 104KB, 4 pages, updated: 05/2013)

Brochures and Flyers

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Atmel Flash Microcontroller Product Portfolio

Atmel Flash Microcontroller Product Portfolio
(file size: 3.5MB, 40 pages, revision R, updated: 09/2013)

Atmel SAM3X Series

Atmel SAM3X Series
(file size: 144KB, 2 pages, revision B, updated: 09/2012)

Atmel Studio - Software Development Environment

Atmel Studio - Software Development Environment
(2 pages, revision B, updated: 09/2012)

Other

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SAM3X-EK Design & Manufacturing Files

SAM3X-EK Design & Manufacturing Files
(file size: 12MB, updated: 02/2012)

Bundle containing all the schematics, PCB and test files for all the kit versions.

SAM3X-EK Design & Manufacturing Files Information

SAM3X-EK Design & Manufacturing Files Information
(file size: 2KB, updated: 02/2012)

Kit versioning history and information, plus bundle contents description.

White Paper

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Beyond the IDE

Beyond the IDE
(file size: 443KB, 11 pages, updated: 05/2013)

Next-Generation IDE: Maximizing IP Reuse
(file size: 988KB, 15 pages, updated: 07/2012)