Kinetis KW36/35

Industry’s First Automotive-Qualified Bluetooth 5 Microcontrollers with integrated CAN FD

Kinetis KW35-36 Chip Shot.jpg
Kinetis KW35-36 Chip Shot.jpg

  • Automotive and industrial qualified wireless MCUs
  • Simplified integration of Bluetooth connectivity
  • Includes Flex CAN FD and LIN
  • Four independently programmable DMA controller channels

The ultra-low power Kinetis KW36/35 Wireless MCUs enable Bluetooth V5 and Generic FSK RF connectivity. Supporting up to 8 simultaneous Bluetooth connections, focused on applications bridging the embedded world to smartphones to enhance the human interface experience, share embedded data to the cloud, or enable wireless firmware updates.

Based on Arm Cortex-M0+ at 48 MHz, with up to 512 kB flash with ECC, 64 kB SRAM and highly-integrated connectivity, security and analog capabilities; The Kinetis KW36/35 also integrate FlexCAN with CAN FD and LIN to enable automotive and industrial networks.

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Automotive and industrial qualified wireless MCUs

  • AEC Q100-Grade 2 qualified ( KW36A/KW35A only)
  • Industrial qualified (KW36Z/35Z only)
  • Operating Range (Ambient): -40ºC to +105ºC

Simplified integration of Bluetooth connectivity

  • Bluetooth 5 and Generic FSK, 8 simultaneous connections
  • Wi-Fi co-existence
  • Direct access to radio registers to implement localization applications
  • 3rd generation radio from NXP providing performance enhancements to Kinetis KW31Z

Includes Flex CAN FD and LIN

  • CAN FD and two low power UARTs with LIN support
  • Easy integration into automotive in-vehicle and industrial communication networks
  • CAN FD for increased bandwidth and lower latency required by many automotive applications

Core/Memory/System

  • Cortex-M0+ at up to 48 MHz
  • KW36: 256kB Program Flash + 256kB FlexNVM w. EEPROM emulation both with ECC
  • KW35: 512kB (2x256kB, swappable) Program Flash with ECC
  • 64 kB SRAM
  • KW36: 8 KB of user-segment defined byte write/erase EEPROM
  • 4 independently programmable DMA controller channels

Radio

  • Support for Bluetooth 5 and Generic FSK
  • Rx Sensitivity, -95 dBm BLE
  • -30 to +3.5 dBm programmable output power
  • Increased coexistence performance;  Radio I/O for Wi-Fi coexistence
  • 6.3 mA Rx & 5.7 mA Tx (0dBm) current target (DC-DC enabled)
  • Integrated balun (~9% board area savings)
  • Support for 8 concurrent connections

Security

  • AES Accelerator and True Random Number Generator
  • Advanced flash security

 Integrated DC/DC Converter

Unique Identifiers

  • 80-bit device ID
  • 40-bit unique number
  • Smart Car Access
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS)
  • Industrial connectivity