Mouser Electronics Now Stocking Freescale Semiconductor's MCF5225x ColdFire® Microcontrollers

MCU family features on-chip USB, Ethernet, CAN, and encryption

Mansfield, Texas, USA, (PresseBox) - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking the Freescale Semiconductor MCF5225x family of ColdFire® Microcontrollers. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors.

The ColdFire MCF5225x family of microcontrollers is supported by complementary and ready-to-go Freescale MQX(TM) RTOS, software stacks, training resources, and a suite of third party solutions. The Freescale MCF5225x MCU consists of a RISC microprocessor based on the V2 ColdFire core that operates at a frequency up to 80 MHz. The family's on-chip memories include up to 512 KB of Flash memory and 64KB of SRAM. To learn more about Freescale Semiconductor's MCF5225x, visit

Mike Scott, Mouser Vice President of Active Products, says, "The powerful ColdFire MCF5225x family makes it easy to design for any connectivity application - networking, human machine interface (HMI), high end lighting control, and industrial control, to name a few. In addition, the MQX RTOS software is downloadable at no additional cost, a savings of up to $95,000 compared to other RTOS solutions."

Known for its broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations, Mouser continuously offers customers the most innovative products and latest technologies for their new design projects.

Mouser Electronics is the only major distributor to publish a new 2,184+ page print catalog every 90 days. In addition, its website with interactive online catalog is updated daily, contains more than a million products for easy online purchase, provides over 1.5 million cross-references, as well as more than 900,000 downloadable data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, and other technical design information.

About Freescale Semiconductor
Started in 1953, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. was the semiconductor product sector of Motorola, Inc., earning the reputation of innovator and pioneer in the global semiconductor industry. Today Freescale is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the wireless, networking, automotive, consumer, and industrial markets. For more information, visit

Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. features more than a million products online from more than 390 manufacturers. Mouser's 2,184+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit

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