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Toshiba Launches a New Vector Engine Embedded Microcontroller for Motor Control Applications
ME Newswire / Business Wire

TOKYO - Saturday, September 21st 2013

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has today started mass production of its new vector engine embedded microcontroller, "TMPM375FSDMG” for motor applications, the latest addition to the ARM CortexTM-M3 core-based TX03 series line-up.

The New Vector Engine is a Toshiba original coprocessor that independently processes vector control of motors, allowing the main processor to be allocated to system control and communication, so improve the overall performance of applications. The coprocessor has a small SSOP30 package that enables use in space-critical applications, such as mounting inside motors.


Home appliances such as washing machines, air conditioners and refrigerators; motors and pumps; vending machines and automatic teller machines.

Key Features of the Product

1. New Built-in Vector Engine

Toshiba has developed a "New Vector Engine” that improves on the performance of its original "Vector Engine” in such as functions as phase conversion, coordinate conversion, and proportional-integral (PI) control. It also integrates new correction control functions, including minimum pulse protection and VDC filtering that bring to special motor control, including field weakening control, into motor vector control.

2. Built-in amplifier for single-shunt current detection

The product incorporates an amplifier for single-shunt current detection that eliminates the need for an external amplifier and contributes to cost reductions.

For more information about the product, please visit:

For Toshiba's ARM Core-based Microcontrollers, please visit:

* ARM is a registered trademark and ARM Cortex is a trademark of ARM Limited in the EU and other countries.

Customer Inquiries: Mixed Signal IC Sales and Marketing Department Tel: +81-44-548-2821

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at


Media Inquiries:

Toshiba Corporation

Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

Takashi Mochizuki, +81-3-3457-4963





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