NXP Semiconductors LPC553x/S3x MCU Family

NXP Semiconductors LPC553x/S3x MCU Family expands the general-purpose Cortex-M33-based MCU series. It offers significant performance enhancement, all on-chip RAM with Parity or ECC, renewed security features, and precision analog additions. The family leverages the cost-effective 40nm NVM process technology.   The LPC553x/S3x family includes a proprietary DSP accelerator offering 10x clock cycle reduction, bringing significant signal processing efficiency gains.


  • An Arm® Cortex®-M33 MCU family
    • High-efficient 40nm flash technology with 112kB Parity + 16kB ECC RAM
    • Over 600 Core-Mark (4.17 /MHz running in Flash with Cache) and active power as low as 57uA/MHz
    • Enhanced safety and security with TrustZone-M
    • System Integration with DSP acceleration –Cordic engine providing >3.5X improvement for Motor Control Applications
    • High-precision and fast ADCs, instrumentation class OpAmp with programmable gain up to 64x, and DAC
    • Motor Control PWM and Quad Encoder/Decoder
    • Comprehensive enablement with MCUXpresso Ecosystem


  • Industrial and Building Automation
  • Motor Control
  • Power Inverters
  • Consumer Products
  • Power Tools
  • Appliances
  • Smart Home
  • Secure/Biometric Access Control
  • Security Systems

Block Diagram

Block Diagram - NXP Semiconductors LPC553x/S3x MCU Family
Published: 2022-03-22 | Updated: 2022-08-18