APPLICATION NOTE 2035

The Fast 8051 Microcontroller: Leading the Way in Growth and Innovation

By: Kevin Self

Abstract: This article describes how Dallas Semiconductor has improved the traditional 8051 microcontroller, creating high-performance drop-in replacements which execute up to 33MIPs. Additional features such as multiple data pointers, expanded memory addressing (up to 16MB), and flash memory increase the speed and usefulness of the device.