Fastest 64 Mb Quad SPI NOR flash runs in extended temperature range

December 21, 2015 // By Graham Prophet
The FS-S family of devices from Cypress provide high read bandwidth to enable faster access times in high-performance embedded systems and now the company has introduced a 1.8V, 64 Mb NOR flash memory with a Quad Serial Peripheral Interface (Quad SPI).

The Quad SPI interface is combined with the highest read bandwidth and fastest program time while enabling a small PCB layout. The device is sutiable for high-performance applications, such as video game consoles, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), automotive instrument clusters and infotainment systems, networking equipment and set-top boxes.

The 64Mb FS-S Quad SPI NOR Flash memory uses an 80-MHz Double Data Rate (DDR) mode to deliver read bandwidth of 80 MBps and enables the fastest program execution for high-performance systems. Available in 8-lead SOIC and 24-ball BGA packages, the device provides a 0.475-msec program time per 512 bytes, increasing manufacturing throughput and enabling new data to be written quickly. For battery-powered applications, the memory extends battery life by providing low standby current and a deep-power-down mode. The FS-S NOR Flash family offers AEC-Q100 automotive qualification and supports an extended temperature range of -40°C to +125°C.