Cypress Introduces Ultra Low-Power PSoC® 1 Devices With Integrated USB

CY8C24x93 Devices Ideal for Fast, Cost-Efficient Development of Battery-Powered Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 28, 2013 — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced a new device series in its PSoC® 1 programmable system-on-chip family. The new CY8C24x93 device series, the lowest-power and lowest-cost devices in the PSoC 1 family, is optimized for battery-powered applications, leveraging a 1.1 µA Standby mode and 100 nA Deep-Sleep mode to extend battery life. The family integrates Full Speed USB 2.0 with a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), enabling streamlined, cost-efficient design with programmable serial bridges.

The CY8C24x93 PSoC 1 devices come in multiple small-footprint packaging options, including a 3x3 mm2 QFN package. The devices integrate a 10-bit ADC and two comparators, along with 16-bit timers. The combination of the small package sizes and analog resources make the family ideal for integrated, space-constrained system solutions that involve basic analog signal processing, such as data loggers and thermistor hubs. More information on the CY8C24x93 family is available at

PSoC 1 devices are supported by Cypress’s revolutionary PSoC Designer™ Integrated Design Environment (IDE). The IDE features pre-verified, production-ready User Modules—free “Virtual Chips” within a PSoC 1 device that replace and integrate multiple competitor chips to create custom solutions. Designers can accelerate system bring-up and time-to-market by dropping in user modules to implement a wide range of functionality, including a Full Speed USB 2.0 slave, an SPI or I2C interface, an incremental Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), or a Seven-Segment LCD display.

“Our new PSoC 1 family’s low-power consumption, small QFN packages and intelligent mix of peripherals make the devices a perfect fit for portable data loggers, USB-to-SPI converters and much more,” said Kapil Rai, Senior Director of PSoC 1 Products at Cypress. “Our PSoC 1 devices deliver simplified design and fast time-to-market by leveraging Cypress’s PSoC Designer 5.4 IDE and its drag-and-drop user modules.”

The CY8C24x93 family comes in 8-, 16-, and 32-KB Flash options. The devices also support a wide operating range, allowing full analog and digital operation from 1.71V to 5.5V.


The CY8C24x93 family is available starting at $0.50 each for 10,000 unit quantities. Sample and production orders are available today.

Development Support

Demonstration kits are available for lead customers by contacting a local Cypress sales representative or by emailing Email Contact. Pre-orders for the Development kit start from September 12, 2013 at and at

MCUs Can’t. PSoC Can.

PSoC solutions bring the flash-based equivalent of a field-programmable ASIC to embedded designs without lead-time or NRE penalties. PSoC integrates configurable analog and digital circuits with an on-chip microcontroller, reducing component count and simplifying revisions. A single PSoC device can integrate as many as 100 peripheral functions, accelerating cycle time and improving quality while reducing board space, power consumption, and system cost.

PSoC “future-proofs” designs, protecting them against last-minute specifications changes. It enables firmware-based changes at any point in the design cycle—even out in the field. All PSoC devices are dynamically reconfigurable, enabling designers to transform resources on-the-fly and to execute tasks with fewer ICs. For more information, please visit Free online training is available at

About Cypress

Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC 1, PSoC 3, PSoC 4, and PSoC 5 programmable system-on-chip families. Cypress is the world leader in capacitive user interface solutions including CapSense® touch sensing, TrueTouch® touchscreens, and trackpad solutions for notebook PCs and peripherals. Cypress is the world leader in USB controllers, which enhance connectivity and performance in a wide range of consumer and industrial products. Cypress is also the world leader in SRAM and nonvolatile RAM memories. Cypress serves numerous major markets, including consumer, mobile handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial, and military. Cypress trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at

Cypress, the Cypress logo, PSoC, TrueTouch, and CapSense are registered trademarks and PSoC Designer is a trademark of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. All other trademarks are property of their owners.


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