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STM32F401VC

STM32 Dynamic Efficiency MCU, ARM Cortex-M4 core with DSP and FPU, up to 256 Kbytes Flash, 84 MHz CPU, Art Accelerator
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The STM32F401xB/STM32F401xC device family is based on the high-performance ARM®Cortex™-M4 32-bit RISC core operating at a frequency of up to 84 MHz. Its Cortex-M4 with FPU core features a Floating point unit (FPU) single precision which supports all ARM single-precision data-processing instructions and data types. It also implements a full set of DSP instructions and a memory protection unit (MPU) which enhances application security.

STM32F401xB/STM32F401xC devices incorporate high-speed embedded memories (Flash memory up to 256 Kbytes, up to 64 Kbytes of SRAM) and an extensive range of enhanced I/Os and peripherals connected to two APB buses, two AHB buses and a 32-bit multi-AHB bus matrix.

All devices offer one 12-bit ADC, a low-power RTC, six general-purpose 16-bit timers including one PWM timer for motor control, two general-purpose 32-bit timers. They also feature standard and advanced communication interfaces.

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Key Features

  • Core: ARM 32-bit Cortex™-M4 CPU with FPU, Adaptive real-time accelerator (ART Accelerator™) allowing 0-wait state execution from Flash memory, frequency up to 84 MHz, memory protection unit, 105 DMIPS/1.25 DMIPS/MHz (Dhrystone 2.1), and DSP instructions
  • Memories
  • Up to 256 Kbytes of Flash memory
  • Up to 64 Kbytes of SRAM
  • Clock, reset and supply management
  • 1.7 V (PDR OFF) or 1.8 V (PDR ON) to 3.6 V application supply and I/Os
  • POR, PDR, PVD and BOR
  • 4-to-26 MHz crystal oscillator
  • Internal 16 MHz factory-trimmed RC
  • 32 kHz oscillator for RTC with calibration
  • Internal 32 kHz RC with calibration
  • Power consumption
  • Run: 137 μA/MHz (peripheral off)
  • Stop (Flash in Stop mode, fast wakeup time): 42 μA typ @ 25 °C; 65 μA max @25 °C
  • Stop (Flash in Deep power down mode, slow wakeup time): down to 10 μA typ@ 25 °C; 28 μA max @25 °C
  • Standby: 2.4 μA @25 °C / 1.7 V without RTC; 12 μA @85 °C @1.7 V
  • VBAT supply for RTC: 1 μA @25 °C
  • 1×12-bit, 2.4 MSPS A/D converter: up to 16 channels
  • General-purpose DMA: 16-stream DMA controllers with FIFOs and burst support
  • Up to 11 timers: up to six 16-bit, two 32-bit timers up to 84 MHz, each with up to 4 IC/OC/PWM or pulse counter and quadrature (incremental) encoder input, two watchdog timers (independent and window) and a SysTick timer
  • Debug mode
  • Serial wire debug (SWD) & JTAG interfaces
  • Cortex-M4 Embedded Trace Macrocell™
  • Up to 81 I/O ports with interrupt capability
  • All IO ports 5 V tolerant
  • Up to 78 fast I/Os up to 42 MHz
  • Up to 11 communication interfaces
  • Up to 3 × I2C interfaces (1 Mbit/s, SMBus/PMBus)
  • Up to 3 USARTs (2 x 10.5 Mbit/s, 1 x 5.25 Mbit/s), ISO 7816 interface, LIN, IrDA, modem control)
  • Up to 4 SPIs (up to 42 Mbits/s at fCPU= 84 MHz), SPI2 and SPI3 with muxed full-duplex I2S to achieve audio class accuracy via internal audio PLL or external clock
  • SDIO interface
  • Advanced connectivity
  • USB 2.0 full-speed device/host/OTG controller with on-chip PHY
  • CRC calculation unit
  • 96-bit unique ID
  • RTC: subsecond accuracy, hardware calendar

Circuit Diagram

STM32F401xC block diagram

Design Resources

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Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

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DS9716: ARM® Cortex®-M4 32b MCU+FPU, 105 DMIPS, 256KB Flash/64KB RAM, 11 TIMs, 1 ADC, 11 comm. interfaces
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Application Notes

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AN1181: Electrostatic discharge sensitivity measurement
1.4 59 KB
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AN1709: EMC design guide for ST microcontrollers
1.7 657 KB
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AN2606: STM32 microcontroller system memory boot mode
21.0 2,032 KB
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AN2834: How to get the best ADC accuracy in STM32Fx Series and STM32L1 Series devices
2.0 846 KB
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AN2945: STM8S and STM32™ MCUs: a consistent 8/32-bit product line for painless migration
1.2 213 KB
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AN3070: Managing the Driver Enable signal for RS-485 and IO-Link communications with the STM32™’s USART
1.2 191 KB
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AN3126: Audio and waveform generation using the DAC in STM32 microcontrollers
2.0 830 KB
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AN3155: USART protocol used in the STM32 bootloader
6.0 1,157 KB
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AN3156: USB DFU protocol used in the STM32 bootloader
4.0 395 KB
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AN3307: Guidelines for obtaining IEC 60335 Class B certification for any STM32 application
4.0 431 KB
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AN3364: Migration and compatibility guidelines for STM32 microcontroller applications
3.0 128 KB
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AN3997: Audio playback and recording using the STM32F4DISCOVERY
1.1 169 KB
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AN3998: PDM audio software decoding on STM32 microcontrollers
1.2 91 KB
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AN4013: STM32F0, STM32F1, STM32F2, STM32F4, STM32L1 series, STM32F30x, STM32F3x8, STM32F373 timer overview
4.0 514 KB
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AN4031: Using the STM32F2 and STM32F4 DMA controller
1.0 1,430 KB
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AN4221: I2C protocol used in the STM32 bootloader
2.0 658 KB
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AN4229: How to implement a vocoder solution using STM32 microcontrollers
1.0 467 KB
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AN4230: STM32F2xx, STM32F4xx random number generation validation using NIST statistical test suite
1.1 700 KB
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AN4286: SPI protocol used in the STM32 bootloader
2.0 550 KB
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AN4365: Using STM32F4 MCU power modes with best dynamic efficiency
2.0 824 KB
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AN4457: Implementing an emulated universal asynchronous receiver transmitter on STM32F4 microcontroller series
1.0 491 KB
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AN4488: Getting started with STM32F4xxxx MCU hardware development
3.0 962 KB
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AN4566: Extending the DAC performance of STM32 microcontrollers
1.0 364 KB
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AN4646: Peripheral interconnections on STM32F401 and STM32F411 lines
1.0 319 KB
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AN4655: Virtually increasing the number of serial communication peripherals in STM32 applications
1.1 339 KB

Technical Notes & Articles

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TN0516: Overview of the STM32F0x/F100xx/F103xx and STM32F2xx/F30x/F4xx MCUs PMSM single/dual FOC SDK V4.0
4.0 286 KB
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TN0830: How to use EWARM 6.2x with projects built with EWARM 6.1 and previous versions
1.1 97 KB
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TN1204: Tape and reel shipping media for STM32 microcontrollers in BGA packages
2.1 746 KB
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TN1205: Tape and reel shipping media for STM8 and STM32 microcontrollers in FPN packages
3.0 753 KB
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TN1206: Tape and reel shipping media for STM8 and STM32 microcontrollers in QFP packages
3.0 831 KB
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TN1207: Tape and reel shipping media for STM8 and STM32 microcontrollers in SO packages
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TN1208: Tape and reel shipping media for STM8 and STM32 microcontrollers in TSSOP and SSOP packages
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Reference Manual

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RM0368: STM32F401xB/C and STM32F401xD/E advanced ARM®-based 32-bit MCUs
4.0 9,813 KB

Programming Manual

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PM0214: STM32F3 and STM32F4 Series Cortex®-M4 programming manual
4.0 2,604 KB

Errata Sheet

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ES0222: STM32F401xB and STM32F401xC device limitations
3.0 383 KB

HW Model & CAD Libraries

HW Model & CAD Libraries

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STM32F401 Boundary Scan Description Language (BSDL) files
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Presentations & Training Material

Presentations

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STM32 Embedded Software overview
1.0.0 571 KB
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STM32 and STM8 embedded software solutions
2.0 2,415 KB

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Brochure

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Quality & Reliability

Product Certification

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