Microcontroller Development Tools

Silicon Labs offers both software and hardware development tools to support designers using our 8-bit and 32-bit microcontroller devices.

32-bit Development Tools

Easy-to-use and robust starter and development kits to quickly design systems

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8-bit Development Tools

Software and hardware tools to support designers using 8-bit MCUs

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USB ToolStick

Develop and debug directly on the MCU on this easy-to-use system using our IDE

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MCU Accessories

Need additional target boards or replacement parts for developing?

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Reference Designs

Demonstrate, evaluate and develop using Silicon Labs MCUs

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Free Software Tools

Software tools provide everything needed to complete your project using MCUs

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MCU Design Resources

Virtual Com Port (VCP) Driver Download

Download the CP210x USB to UART Bridge VCP drivers.

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CAD/CAE Schematic Footprints and Symbols

Reliably create consistent CAD entities to an established standard with minimal effort and significant time savings.

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8-bit Longevity Commitment

Silicon Labs' C8051 longevity commitment is to manufacture all devices as long as customers continue to buy them, and for as long as the relevant silicon technology is available.

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32-bit Longevity Commitment

Silicon Labs targets a minimum 10-year life cycle for all members of its EFM32™ family of ARM® Cortex® -M microcontrollers

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Design Consultants

Find a third-party design consultant to help you with your design

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Programming Options

In-house and third party programming options for Silicon Labs devices

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MCU University Program

A complete course on mixed-signal microcontroller devices that includes lecture materials, development tools, tutorial questions, lab exercises and required solutions

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