SuperH is an embedded RISC developed for high cost-performance, miniaturization, and performance per unit of power consumption (MIPS/W). We are developing CPU cores for a wide range of applications and functions and have many products available. Our product lines include a series with the SH-2 as the CPU core and on-chip large-capacity flash memory and peripheral functions such as timer, serial I/O, and AD converter, and a series with the SH-3 or SH-4 as the CPU core, which achieves high-speed data processing and is equipped with cache and MMU. Additionally, there is lineup of series with the SH2-DSP or SH3-DSP as the CPU core, which have full DSP functions and an emphasis on multimedia and communications processing. Currently available products also have lots of features, such as low power modes, low power consumption, and small size. Various versatile operating systems and development tools have been improved, allowing for more efficient development.
- Car navigation systems, CIS (car information systems), amusement devices, multimedia equipment
- Broadband routers, firewalls, networking equipment, Internet equipment
- Compact printers, direct printers, POS terminals, hand-held terminals, network devices
- Digital video cameras (DVCs), digital still cameras (DSCs), image processing equipment, etc.
- Air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines
- Printers, fax machines, copiers
- Factory equipment, machine tools
- Automobile engines, power steering systems
SuperH RISC engine Family Selection by Application and Application Field
- SuperH microcomputers incorporate timer units that generate three-phase PWM waveforms with deadtime and 12-bit A/D converter, which make them ideal for inverter control. They are used in various applications, including industrial equipment such as AC servos and inverter white goods such as air conditioners.
- SuperH microcomputers with on-chip USB make it easy to build embedded devices that communicate with PCs and devices that have USB interfaces.
The SH72Ax Series single-chip microcontrollers and microprocessors incorporate built-in functions suitable for motor control such as a 12-bit A/D converter, an R/D converter, and a three-phase PWM output timer; communication functions such as CAN, LIN, and other serial interfaces with chip select/buffer; and a 32-bit RISC SH2A-FPU core.
The SH7250 Series has an SH-2A CPU core with FPU which is upward-compatible with SH-2E and is suitable for automotive, industrial equipment, medical equipment, and other applications.
The SH7780 Series is the high-end SuperH processor, which uses the new SH-4A CPU core.The SH-4A instruction set is fully SH-4 upward compatible. Operating frequency in the SH-4A is much faster than the existing SH-4 CPU core. Furthermore, the SH-4A CPU core includes an FPU that supports both single-precision and double-precision arithmetic operations.
The SH7450 is a series of 32-bit microcontrollers which incorporate the SH-4A, the high-end CPU core in the SuperH Family. This series incorporates large capacity flash memory and SRAM, making it suitable for automotive active safety such as driver-assist systems.
The SuperH Family is a range of 32-bit microcomputers suitable for built-in hardware, realizing faster processing speed and reduced power consumption, with RISC system instructions. The SH7750 Series (SH-4) uses Harvard architecture, has a 2-way superscalar system, and can execute two instructions in parallel. The integer performance is 430 MIPS (Dhrystone@240 MHz). Also, a high-speed FPU is on-chip, and FPU performance of 1.7 GFLOPS is realized with single-precision matrix operation. Additionally, the on-chip MMU (Memory Management Unit) supports all standard operating systems, including Windows® CE and Linux.
These LSIs based on SH-3/SH3-DSP have high performance and low power consumption. In addition, instruction set is upwardly compatible with SH-1 and SH-2. The on-chip memory management unit (MMU) supports operating systems such as Windows® CE and Linux. There are also products with A/D, D/A, USB, and LCD controller, and they can be used for a variety of applications.
SuperH microcomputers with one or two channels of Ethernet controllers which conform to the IEEE802.3u standard.
The SH7210 Series incorporates an SH-2A CPU core which is fully upwardly-compatible with SH-1 and SH-2.
The SH-2A CPU core employs a superscalar architecture enabling simultaneous execution of two instructions. Compared with the conventional SH-1 and SH-2, a tremendous increase in processing performance is realized.
The SH7239 Series incorporates an SH2A core that includes an FPU (Floating-Point Unit). SH2A core is fully upwardly-compatible with SH-1 and SH2. The SH7239 Series incorporates 512 KB of large capacity flash memory and RAM. The SH7239 Series also incorporates peripheral functions such as a powerful 16-bit timer suitable for inverter control, a high-precision 12-bit A/D converter and CAN (Controller Area Network) compatible interface.
The SH7231 Series incorporates an SH-2A core that includes an FPU (Floating-Point Unit). The SH7231 Series operates at a maximum frequency of 100 MHz. SH7231 Series incorporates max. 1 MB flash memory and 44 KB RAM. SH7231 Series also incorporates peripheral functions such as a powerful 16-bit timer suitable for inverter control, a high-precision 10-bit A/D converter, CAN (Controller Area Network) and key scan controller. The SH7231 supports the deep-software-standby-mode as power management control.
The SH7137 Series incorporates a 32-bit RISC SH-2 core. The SH7137 Series operates at a maximum frequency of 80 MHz, representing a 1.6-fold improvement in performance over the 50 MHz of Renesas Electronics's current SH7047 Series. The SH7137 Series includes on-chip peripheral functions such as a powerful 16-bit timer suitable for inverter control, a high-precision 12-bit A/D converter, CAN (Controller Area Network) compatible interface.
The SH7216 Series with 32-bit SH-2A CPU core offers a maximum operating frequency of 200 MHz, representing a 1.25-fold improvement in performance over the 160 MHz of Renesas Electronics's existing SH7211 Series. They also include large-capacity high-speed flash memory and RAM through the use of cutting-edge flash memory technology.
The SH7260 series is ideal for use in car audio, home audio, and other digital audio systems. This series incorporates a SH2A-FPU CPU core, which enables audio compression/expansion processing. A CD-Rom decoder and other peripheral functions suitable for audio devices are included.
SH7200 Series incorporates an SH-2A CPU core which is fully upwardly-compatible with SH-1 and SH-2. Compared with the conventional SH-1 and SH-2, a tremendous increase in processing performance is realized, as superscalar architecture used for the SH-2A enables the SH7200 Series to execute multiple instructions at the same time.
The SH7243 Series incorporates an SH-2A CPU core which is fully upwardly-compatible with the SH-1 and SH-2. The SH-2A CPU core employs a superscalar architecture enabling simultaneous execution of two instructions, a significant increase in performance compared with the SH-1 and SH-2. The SH7243 series also incorporates a 3 channel serial interface, a powerful 16-bit timer suitable for inverter control and a high-precision 12-bit A/D converter
The SH7280 Series incorporates an SH-2A CPU core which is fully upwardly-compatible with the SH-1 and SH-2. The SH-2A CPU core employs a superscalar architecture enabling simultaneous execution of two instructions, a significant increase in performance compared with the SH-1 and SH-2. The SH7280 Series also incorporates 768 KB of large capacity flash memory, 1-channel USB 2.0 Full-Speed, a 5-channel serial interface, a powerful 16-bit timer suitable for inverter control and a high-precision 12-bit A/D converter.
The SH7080 Series feature SH-2 core microcontrollers with on-chip high performance flash memory. The on-chip flash memory allows for high speed operation known as single cycle access at 80 MHz. There are packages of 100 pins, 112 pins, 144 pins, and 176 pins in the lineup.
The SH7606 Series are high-end microcontrollers which offer excellent cost performance. The SH7606 Series incorporates a ROM-less SH-2 core equipped with cache memory. The SH7606 Series is also equipped with peripheral IOs such as serial and bus state controllers which can connect directly to PC cards, burst ROM and SDRAM, etc.
The SH7146 Series incorporates an SH-2 32-bit RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) CPU core, and offers a maximum operating frequency of 80 MHz, representing a 1.6-fold improvement in performance over the 50 MHz of Renesas Electronics’s current SH7046 Series. Featuring an on-chip power supply step-down circuit, these microcontrollers are designed to achieve lower current dissipation by suppressing the increase in current dissipation associated with higher speed, and attain 5 V single-power-supply operation while at a high 80 MHz operating frequency.
The SH7147 series is a 32-bit RISC single-chip microcomputer, incorporating a 16-bit timer suitable for inverter control, a high-precision 12-bit A/D converter and an interface channel compatible with the CAN in-vehicle LAN specification.
The SH/Tiny Series incorporates a high-performance 32-bit RISC SH-2 core and various peripherals in a low-pin-count small package.
These microcontrollers have an operating frequency of 60 MHz with an SH2- DSP core.
These microcontrollers have an SH-2 Core with 256 KB flash on-chip. High-speed access of 1 cycle at 50 MHz to the on-chip ROM is possible. Equipped with many peripheral functions such as timers and serial communication. Also, if upgrading from the SH7040 is important. this is easily possible.
Equipped with peripheral modules suited for inverter control such as A/D converters and two systems of motor control timers. 5V single power source operation due to the on-chip regulator. Very suitable for white goods that use motors.
The SH7047 Series incorporates peripherals suitable for inverter control such as an A/D converter and two sets of motor management timers, and CAN (Controller Area Network) interface. Operation on a single 5V power supply is possible due to the on-chip regulator.
This is the first SH Microcontroller with an SH-2 core and single power supply programmable 256 KB flash memory on-chip.
This is a compact version of the SH7040 Series. Memory capacity is smaller and package has been miniaturized.
Equipped with single power supply maximum 1.5 MB large capacity flash memory. With many channel timers and A/D as peripheral functions on-chip, this series is very suitable for car engine control.
The SH7030 Series is a first-generation member of the SuperH Family and incorporates a CPU core (SH-1) with a maximum operating frequency of 60 MHz. The expansive lineup includes low-cost ROM-less versions with diverse built-in memory variation.