PIC16F870/871 28/40-pin, 8-Bit CMOS FLASH

PIC16F870/871 28/40-pin, 8-Bit CMOS FLASH
PIC16F870/871
28/40-Pin 8-Bit CMOS FLASH Microcontrollers
Devices Included in this Data Sheet:
• PIC16F871
PDIP
Microcontroller Core Features:
• High-performance RISC CPU
• Only 35 single word instructions to learn
• All single cycle instructions except for program
branches which are two cycle
• Operating speed: DC - 20 MHz clock input
DC - 200 ns instruction cycle
• 2K x 14 words of FLASH Program Memory
128 x 8 bytes of Data Memory (RAM)
64 x 8 bytes of EEPROM Data Memory
• Pinout compatible to the PIC16CXXX 28 and 40pin devices
• Interrupt capability (up to 11 sources)
• Eight level deep hardware stack
• Direct, indirect and relative addressing modes
• Power-on Reset (POR)
• Power-up Timer (PWRT) and
Oscillator Start-up Timer (OST)
• Watchdog Timer (WDT) with its own on-chip RC
oscillator for reliable operation
• Programmable code-protection
• Power saving SLEEP mode
• Selectable oscillator options
• Low-power, high-speed CMOS FLASH/EEPROM
technology
• Fully static design
• In-Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP) via two
pins
• Single 5V In-Circuit Serial Programming capability
• In-Circuit Debugging via two pins
• Processor read/write access to program memory
• Wide operating voltage range: 2.0V to 5.5V
• High Sink/Source Current: 25 mA
• Commercial and Industrial temperature ranges
• Low-power consumption:
- < 1.6 mA typical @ 5V, 4 MHz
- 20 µA typical @ 3V, 32 kHz
- < 1 µA typical standby current
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MCLR/VPP/THV
RA0/AN0
1
40
2
3
39
38
4
37
RA3/AN3/VREF+
5
36
RA4/T0CKI
6
7
35
34
RB2
33
RB0/INT
VDD
RA1/AN1
RA2/AN2/VREF-
RA5/AN4
RE0/RD/AN5
RE1/WR/AN6
RE2/CS/AN7
VDD
VSS
8
9
10
11
12
13
PIC16F871
• PIC16F870
Pin Diagram
32
31
RB7/PGD
RB6/PGC
RB5
RB4
RB3/PGM
RB1
VSS
30
RD7/PSP7
29
28
14
27
RD6/PSP6
RD5/PSP5
RD4/PSP4
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
15
26
RC7/RX/DT
RC1/T1OSI
16
17
25
24
RC6/TX/CK
18
23
19
20
22
21
RC4
RD3/PSP3
OSC1/CLKIN
OSC2/CLKOUT
RC2/CCP1
RC3
RD0/PSP0
RD1/PSP1
RC5
RD2/PSP2
Peripheral Features:
• Timer0: 8-bit timer/counter with 8-bit prescaler
• Timer1: 16-bit timer/counter with prescaler,
can be incremented during sleep via external
crystal/clock
• Timer2: 8-bit timer/counter with 8-bit period
register, prescaler and postscaler
• One Capture, Compare, PWM module
- Capture is 16-bit, max. resolution is 12.5 ns
- Compare is 16-bit, max. resolution is 200 ns
- PWM max. resolution is 10-bit
• 10-bit multi-channel Analog-to-Digital converter
• Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver
Transmitter (USART/SCI) with 9-bit address
detection
• Parallel Slave Port (PSP) 8-bits wide, with
external RD, WR and CS controls (40/44-pin only)
• Brown-out detection circuitry for
Brown-out Reset (BOR)
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Pin Diagrams
28
27
26
25
24
23
22
21
20
19
18
17
16
15
RB7/PGD
RB6/PGC
RB5
RB4
RB3/PGM
RB2
RB1
RB0/INT
VDD
VSS
RC7/RX/DT
RC6/TX/CK
RC5
RC4
6
5
4
3
2
1
44
43
42
41
40
PLCC
RA3/AN3/VREF+
RA2/AN2/VREFRA1/AN1
RA0/AN0
MCLR/VPP/THV
NC
RB7/PGD
RB6/PGC
RB5
RB4
NC
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
MCLR/VPP/THV
RA0/AN0
RA1/AN1
RA2/AN2/VREFRA3/AN3/VREF+
RA4/T0CKI
RA5/AN4
VSS
OSC1/CLKIN
OSC2/CLKOUT
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
RC1/T1OSI
RC2/CCP1
RC3
PIC16F870
DIP, SOIC, SSOP
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
282
PIC16F871
39
38
37
36
35
34
33
32
31
30
9
RB3/PGM
RB2
RB1
RB0/INT
VDD
VSS
RD7/PSP7
RD6/PSP6
RD5/PSP5
RD4/PSP4
RC7/RX/DT
RC6/TX/CK
RC5
RC4
RD3/PSP3
RD2/PSP2
RD1/PSP1
RD0/PSP0
RC3
RC2/CCP1
RC1/T1OSI
NC
44
43
42
41
40
39
38
37
36
35
34
TQFP
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
RC1/T1OSI
RC2/CCP1
RC3
RD0/PSP0
RD1/PSP1
RD2/PSP2
RD3/PSP3
RC4
RC5
RC6/TX/CK
NC
RA4/T0CKI
RA5/AN4
RE0/RD/AN5
RE1/WR/AN6
RE2/CS/AN7
VDD
VSS
OSC1/CLKIN
OSC2/CLKOUT
RC0/T1OSO/T1CK1
NC
PIC16F871
33
32
31
30
29
28
27
26
25
24
23
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
NC
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
OSC2/CLKOUT
OSC1/CLKIN
VSS
VDD
RE2/AN7/CS
RE1/AN6/WR
RE0/AN5/RD
RA5/AN4
RA4/T0CKI
NC
NC
RB4
RB5
RB6/PGC
RB7/PGD
MCLR/VPP/THV
RA0/AN0
RA1/AN1
RA2/AN2/VREFRA3/AN3/VREF+
RC7/RX/DT
RD4/PSP4
RD5/PSP5
RD6/PSP6
RD7/PSP7
VSS
VDD
RB0/INT
RB1
RB2
RB3/PGM
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Key Features
PICmicro™ Mid-Range Reference Manual (DS33023)
PIC16F870
PIC16F871
Operating Frequency
DC - 20 MHz
DC - 20 MHz
Resets (and Delays)
POR, BOR
(PWRT, OST)
POR, BOR
(PWRT, OST)
FLASH Program Memory
(14-bit words)
2K
2K
Data Memory (bytes)
128
128
EEPROM Data Memory
64
64
Interrupts
10
11
I/O Ports
Ports A,B,C
Ports A,B,C,D,E
Timers
3
3
Capture/Compare/PWM modules
1
1
USART
USART
—
PSP
5 input channels
8 input channels
35 Instructions
35 Instructions
Serial Communications
Parallel Communications
10-bit Analog-to-Digital Module
Instruction Set
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Table of Contents
1.0 Device Overview ................................................................................................................................................... 5
2.0 Memory Organization.......................................................................................................................................... 11
3.0 I/O Ports .............................................................................................................................................................. 27
4.0 Data EEPROM and FLASH Program Memory.................................................................................................... 39
5.0 Timer0 Module .................................................................................................................................................... 47
6.0 Timer1 Module .................................................................................................................................................... 51
7.0 Timer2 Module .................................................................................................................................................... 55
8.0 Capture/Compare/PWM Module ......................................................................................................................... 57
9.0 Addressable Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter (USART) ........................................ 63
10.0 Analog-to-Digital Converter (A/D) Module........................................................................................................... 79
11.0 Special Features of the CPU............................................................................................................................... 89
12.0 Instruction Set Summary ................................................................................................................................... 105
13.0 Development Support ....................................................................................................................................... 113
14.0 Electrical Characteristics ................................................................................................................................... 119
15.0 DC and AC Characteristics Graphs and Tables................................................................................................ 135
16.0 Packaging Information ...................................................................................................................................... 137
Index .......................................................................................................................................................................... 145
On-Line Support .......................................................................................................................................................... 151
Reader Response ....................................................................................................................................................... 152
Product Identification System...................................................................................................................................... 153
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1.0
DEVICE OVERVIEW
There are two devices (PIC16F870 and PIC16F871)
covered by this data sheet. The PIC16F870 device
comes in a 28-pin package and the PIC16F871 device
comes in a 40-pin package. The 28-pin device does not
have a Parallel Slave Port implemented.
This document contains device-specific information.
Additional information may be found in the PICmicro™
Mid-Range Reference Manual, (DS33023), which may
be obtained from your local Microchip Sales Representative or downloaded from the Microchip website. The
Reference Manual should be considered a complementary document to this data sheet, and is highly recommended reading for a better understanding of the
device architecture and operation of the peripheral
modules.
FIGURE 1-1:
The following two figures are device block diagrams
sorted by pin number; 28-pin for Figure 1-1 and 40-pin
for Figure 1-2. The 28-pin and 40-pin pinouts are listed
in Table 1-1 and Table 1-2, respectively.
PIC16F870 BLOCK DIAGRAM
Device
Program
FLASH
Data Memory
Data
EEPROM
PIC16F870
2K
128 Bytes
64 Bytes
13
FLASH
Program
Memory
PORTA
RA0/AN0
RA1/AN1
RA2/AN2/VREFRA3/AN3/VREF+
RA4/T0CKI
RA5/AN4
RAM
File
Registers
8 Level Stack
(13-bit)
Program
Bus
8
Data Bus
Program Counter
14
RAM Addr (1)
PORTB
9
Addr MUX
Instruction reg
Direct Addr
7
8
Indirect
Addr
FSR reg
STATUS reg
8
3
Power-up
Timer
Instruction
Decode &
Control
Timing
Generation
OSC1/CLKIN
OSC2/CLKOUT
Oscillator
Start-up Timer
MUX
ALU
Power-on
Reset
PORTC
RB0/INT
RB1
RB2
RB3/PGM
RB4
RB5
RB6/PGC
RB7/PGD
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
RC1/T1OSI
RC2/CCP1
RC3
RC4
RC5
RC6/TX/CK
RC7/RX/DT
8
Watchdog
Timer
Brown-out
Reset
In-Circuit
Debugger
W reg
Low-Voltage
Programming
MCLR
Timer0
Data EEPROM
Timer1
VDD, VSS
Timer2
10-bit A/D
USART
CCP1
Note 1: Higher order bits are from the STATUS register.
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FIGURE 1-2:
PIC16F871 BLOCK DIAGRAM
Device
Program
FLASH
Data Memory
Data
EEPROM
PIC16F871
2K
128 Bytes
64 Bytes
13
Program
Memory
14
PORTA
RA0/AN0
RA1/AN1
RA2/AN2/VREFRA3/AN3/VREF+
RA4/T0CKI
RA5/AN4
RAM
File
Registers
8 Level Stack
(13-bit)
Program
Bus
8
Data Bus
Program Counter
FLASH
RAM Addr (1)
PORTB
9
Addr MUX
Instruction reg
Direct Addr
7
8
Indirect
Addr
FSR reg
STATUS reg
8
3
Power-up
Timer
Instruction
Decode &
Control
Timing
Generation
OSC1/CLKIN
OSC2/CLKOUT
Oscillator
Start-up Timer
PORTC
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
RC1/T1OSI
RC2/CCP1
RC3
RC4
RC5
RC6/TX/CK
RC7/RX/DT
MUX
ALU
Power-on
Reset
8
Watchdog
Timer
Brown-out
Reset
RB0/INT
RB1
RB2
RB3/PGM
RB4
RB5
RB6/PGC
RB7/PGD
PORTD
W reg
RD7/PSP7:RD0/PSP0
In-Circuit
Debugger
Low-Voltage
Programming
PORTE
RE0/AN5/RD
RE1/AN6/WR
MCLR
Timer0
Data EEPROM
Timer1
CCP1
VDD, VSS
Timer2
Parallel Slave Port
RE2/AN7/CS
10-bit A/D
USART
Note 1: Higher order bits are from the STATUS register.
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TABLE 1-1:
PIC16F870 PINOUT DESCRIPTION
DIP
Pin#
SOIC
Pin#
I/O/P
Type
OSC1/CLKIN
9
9
I
OSC2/CLKOUT
10
10
O
—
Oscillator crystal output. Connects to crystal or resonator in crystal
oscillator mode. In RC mode, the OSC2 pin outputs CLKOUT
which has 1/4 the frequency of OSC1, and denotes the instruction
cycle rate.
MCLR/VPP/THV
1
1
I/P
ST
Master clear (reset) input or programming voltage input or high
voltage test mode control. This pin is an active low reset to the
device.
RA0/AN0
2
2
I/O
TTL
RA1/AN1
3
3
I/O
TTL
RA1 can also be analog input1
RA2/AN2/VREF-
4
4
I/O
TTL
RA2 can also be analog input2 or negative analog reference
voltage
RA3/AN3/VREF+
5
5
I/O
TTL
RA3 can also be analog input3 or positive analog reference
voltage
RA4/T0CKI
6
6
I/O
ST
RA4 can also be the clock input to the Timer0 module. Output
is open drain type.
RA5/AN4
7
7
I/O
TTL
Pin Name
Buffer
Type
Description
ST/CMOS(3) Oscillator crystal input/external clock source input.
PORTA is a bi-directional I/O port.
RA0 can also be analog input0
RA5 can also be analog input4
PORTB is a bi-directional I/O port. PORTB can be software
programmed for internal weak pull-up on all inputs.
RB0/INT
21
21
I/O
TTL/ST(1)
RB1
22
22
I/O
TTL
RB2
23
23
I/O
TTL
RB3/PGM
24
24
I/O
TTL/ST(1)
RB4
25
25
I/O
TTL
RB5
26
26
I/O
TTL
RB6/PGC
27
27
I/O
TTL/ST
(2)
Interrupt on change pin or In-Circuit Debugger pin. Serial
programming clock.
RB7/PGD
28
28
I/O
TTL/ST(2)
Interrupt on change pin or In-Circuit Debugger pin. Serial
programming data.
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
11
11
I/O
ST
RC0 can also be the Timer1 oscillator output or Timer1 clock
input.
RC1/T1OSI
12
12
I/O
ST
RC1 can also be the Timer1 oscillator input
RC2/CCP1
13
13
I/O
ST
RC2 can also be the Capture1 input/Compare1 output/PWM1
output.
RC3
14
14
I/O
ST
RC4
15
15
I/O
ST
RC5
16
16
I/O
ST
RC6/TX/CK
17
17
I/O
ST
RC6 can also be the USART Asynchronous Transmit or
Synchronous Clock.
RC7/RX/DT
18
18
I/O
ST
RC7 can also be the USART Asynchronous Receive or
Synchronous Data.
VSS
8, 19
8, 19
P
—
Ground reference for logic and I/O pins.
VDD
20
20
P
—
Positive supply for logic and I/O pins.
RB0 can also be the external interrupt pin.
RB3 can also be the low voltage programming input
Interrupt on change pin.
Interrupt on change pin.
PORTC is a bi-directional I/O port.
Legend:
I = input
O = output
I/O = input/output
P = power
— = Not used
TTL = TTL input
ST = Schmitt Trigger input
Note 1: This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured as the external interrupt or LVP mode.
2: This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when used in serial programming mode.
3: This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured in RC oscillator mode and a CMOS input otherwise.
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TABLE 1-2:
PIC16F871 PINOUT DESCRIPTION
DIP
Pin#
PLCC
Pin#
QFP
Pin#
I/O/P
Type
Buffer
Type
OSC1/CLKIN
13
14
30
I
ST/CMOS(4)
OSC2/CLKOUT
14
15
31
O
—
Oscillator crystal output. Connects to crystal or resonator in
crystal oscillator mode. In RC mode, OSC2 pin outputs CLKOUT which has 1/4 the frequency of OSC1, and denotes the
instruction cycle rate.
MCLR/VPP/THV
1
2
18
I/P
ST
Master clear (reset) input or programming voltage input or high
voltage test mode control. This pin is an active low reset to the
device.
RA0/AN0
2
3
19
I/O
TTL
RA0 can also be analog input0
RA1/AN1
3
4
20
I/O
TTL
RA1 can also be analog input1
RA2/AN2/VREF-
4
5
21
I/O
TTL
RA2 can also be analog input2 or negative analog
reference voltage
RA3/AN3/VREF+
5
6
22
I/O
TTL
RA3 can also be analog input3 or positive analog
reference voltage
RA4/T0CKI
6
7
23
I/O
ST
RA4 can also be the clock input to the Timer0 timer/
counter. Output is open drain type.
RA5/AN4
7
8
24
I/O
TTL
Pin Name
Description
Oscillator crystal input/external clock source input.
PORTA is a bi-directional I/O port.
RA5 can also be analog input4
PORTB is a bi-directional I/O port. PORTB can be software
programmed for internal weak pull-up on all inputs.
RB0/INT
33
36
8
I/O
TTL/ST(1)
RB0 can also be the external interrupt pin.
RB1
34
37
9
I/O
TTL
RB2
35
38
10
I/O
TTL
RB3/PGM
36
39
11
I/O
TTL/ST(1)
RB4
37
41
14
I/O
TTL
RB5
38
42
15
I/O
TTL
RB6/PGC
39
43
16
I/O
TTL/ST
(2)
Interrupt on change pin or In-Circuit Debugger pin. Serial
programming clock.
RB7/PGD
40
44
17
I/O
TTL/ST(2)
Interrupt on change pin or In-Circuit Debugger pin. Serial
programming data.
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
15
16
32
I/O
ST
RC0 can also be the Timer1 oscillator output or a Timer1
clock input.
RC1/T1OSI
16
18
35
I/O
ST
RC1 can also be the Timer1 oscillator input
RC2/CCP1
17
19
36
I/O
ST
RC2 can also be the Capture1 input/Compare1 output/
PWM1 output.
RC3
18
20
37
I/O
ST
RC4
23
25
42
I/O
ST
RC5
24
26
43
I/O
ST
RC6/TX/CK
25
27
44
I/O
ST
RC6 can also be the USART Asynchronous Transmit or
Synchronous Clock.
RC7/RX/DT
26
29
1
I/O
ST
RC7 can also be the USART Asynchronous Receive or
Synchronous Data.
RB3 can also be the low voltage programming input
Interrupt on change pin.
Interrupt on change pin.
PORTC is a bi-directional I/O port.
Legend:
Note 1:
2:
3:
4:
I = input
O = output
I/O = input/output
P = power
— = Not used
TTL = TTL input
ST = Schmitt Trigger input
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured as an external interrupt or LVP mode.
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when used in serial programming mode.
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured as general purpose I/O and a TTL input when used in the Parallel Slave
Port mode (for interfacing to a microprocessor bus).
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured in RC oscillator mode and a CMOS input otherwise.
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TABLE 1-2:
Pin Name
PIC16F871 PINOUT DESCRIPTION (CONTINUED)
DIP
Pin#
PLCC
Pin#
QFP
Pin#
I/O/P
Type
Buffer
Type
Description
PORTD is a bi-directional I/O port or parallel slave port when
interfacing to a microprocessor bus.
RD0/PSP0
19
21
38
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD1/PSP1
20
22
39
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD2/PSP2
21
23
40
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD3/PSP3
22
24
41
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD4/PSP4
27
30
2
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD5/PSP5
28
31
3
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD6/PSP6
29
32
4
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RD7/PSP7
30
33
5
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RE0/RD/AN5
8
9
25
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RE0 can also be read control for the parallel slave port, or
analog input5.
RE1/WR/AN6
9
10
26
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RE1 can also be write control for the parallel slave port, or
analog input6.
RE2/CS/AN7
10
11
27
I/O
ST/TTL(3)
RE2 can also be select control for the parallel slave port,
or analog input7.
PORTE is a bi-directional I/O port.
VSS
12,31
13,34
6,29
P
—
Ground reference for logic and I/O pins.
VDD
11,32
12,35
7,28
P
—
Positive supply for logic and I/O pins.
NC
—
1,17,28,
40
12,13,
33,34
—
These pins are not internally connected. These pins should be
left unconnected.
Legend:
Note 1:
2:
3:
4:
I = input
O = output
I/O = input/output
P = power
— = Not used
TTL = TTL input
ST = Schmitt Trigger input
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured as an external interrupt or LVP mode.
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when used in serial programming mode.
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured as general purpose I/O and a TTL input when used in the Parallel Slave
Port mode (for interfacing to a microprocessor bus).
This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured in RC oscillator mode and a CMOS input otherwise.
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2.0
MEMORY ORGANIZATION
2.2
There are three memory blocks in each of these
PICmicro ® MCUs. The Program Memory and Data
Memory have separate buses, so that concurrent
access can occur, and is detailed in this section. The
EEPROM data memory block is detailed in
Section 4.0.
Data Memory Organization
The data memory is partitioned into multiple banks
which contain the General Purpose Registers and the
Special Function Registers. Bits RP1(STATUS<6>) and
RP0 (STATUS<5>) are the bank select bits.
RP<1:0>
Bank
Additional information on device memory may be found
in the PICmicro Mid-Range Reference Manual,
(DS33023).
00
0
01
1
10
2
2.1
11
3
Program Memory Organization
The PIC16F870/871 devices have a 13-bit program
counter capable of addressing an 8K x 14 program
memory space. The PIC16F870/871 devices have 2K
x 14 words of FLASH program memory. Accessing a
location above the physically implemented address will
cause a wraparound.
The reset vector is at 0000h and the interrupt vector is
at 0004h.
FIGURE 2-1:
PIC16F870/871 PROGRAM
MEMORY MAP AND STACK
Each bank extends up to 7Fh (128 bytes). The lower
locations of each bank are reserved for the Special
Function Registers. Above the Special Function Registers are General Purpose Registers, implemented as
static RAM. All implemented banks contain Special
Function Registers. Some “high use” Special Function
Registers from one bank may be mirrored in another
bank for code reduction and quicker access.
Note:
2.2.1
EEPROM Data Memory description can be
found in Section 4.0 of this Data Sheet
GENERAL PURPOSE REGISTER FILE
The register file can be accessed either directly, or indirectly through the File Select Register FSR.
PC<12:0>
13
CALL, RETURN
RETFIE, RETLW
Stack Level 1
Stack Level 2
Stack Level 8
On-Chip
Program
Memory
Reset Vector
0000h
Interrupt Vector
0004h
0005h
Page 0
07FFh
0800h
1FFFh
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FIGURE 2-2:
PIC16F870/871 REGISTER FILE MAP
File
Address
Indirect addr.(*)
TMR0
PCL
STATUS
FSR
PORTA
PORTB
PORTC
PORTD(2)
PORTE(2)
PCLATH
INTCON
PIR1
PIR2
TMR1L
TMR1H
T1CON
TMR2
T2CON
CCPR1L
CCPR1H
CCP1CON
RCSTA
TXREG
RCREG
ADRESH
ADCON0
00h
01h
02h
03h
04h
05h
06h
07h
08h
09h
0Ah
0Bh
0Ch
0Dh
0Eh
0Fh
10h
11h
12h
13h
14h
15h
16h
17h
18h
19h
1Ah
1Bh
1Ch
1Dh
1Eh
1Fh
20h
General
Purpose
Register
File
Address
Indirect addr.(*)
80h
OPTION_REG 81h
PCL
82h
STATUS
83h
FSR
84h
TRISA
85h
TRISB
86h
TRISC
87h
TRISD(2)
88h
TRISE(2)
89h
PCLATH
8Ah
INTCON
8Bh
PIE1
8Ch
PIE2
8Dh
PCON
8Eh
8Fh
90h
91h
PR2
92h
93h
94h
95h
96h
97h
TXSTA
98h
SPBRG
99h
9Ah
9Bh
9Ch
9Dh
ADRESL
9Eh
9Fh
ADCON1
General
Purpose
Register
A0h
32 Bytes
BFh
C0h
96 Bytes
7Fh
Bank 0
accesses
70h-7Fh
Bank 1
Indirect addr.(*) 100h
101h
TMR0
102h
PCL
103h
STATUS
104h
FSR
105h
106h
PORTB
107h
108h
109h
10Ah
PCLATH
10Bh
INTCON
10Ch
EEDATA
EEADR
10Dh
10Eh
EEDATH
10Fh
EEADRH
110h
Indirect addr.(*)
OPTION_REG
PCL
STATUS
FSR
TRISB
PCLATH
INTCON
EECON1
EECON2
Reserved(1)
Reserved(1)
180h
181h
182h
183h
184h
185h
186h
187h
188h
189h
18Ah
18Bh
18Ch
18Dh
18Eh
18Fh
190h
1A0h
120h
accesses
A0h - BFh
accesses
20h-7Fh
EFh
F0h
File
Address
File
Address
1BFh
1C0h
accesses
70h-7Fh
FFh
Bank 2
16Fh
170h
17Fh
accesses
70h-7Fh
1EFh
1F0h
1FFh
Bank 3
Unimplemented data memory locations, read as ’0’.
* Not a physical register.
Note 1: These registers are reserved; maintain these registers clear.
2: These registers are not implemented on the PIC16F870.
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2.2.2
SPECIAL FUNCTION REGISTERS
The Special Function Registers can be classified into
two sets; core (CPU) and peripheral. Those registers
associated with the core functions are described in
detail in this section. Those related to the operation of
the peripheral features are described in detail in the
peripheral feature section.
The Special Function Registers are registers used by
the CPU and peripheral modules for controlling the
desired operation of the device. These registers are
implemented as static RAM. A list of these registers is
given in Table 2-1.
TABLE 2-1:
Address
SPECIAL FUNCTION REGISTER SUMMARY
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Bit 0
Value on
all other
resets
(2)
Bank 0
00h(4)
INDF
Addressing this location uses contents of FSR to address data memory (not a physical register)
0000 0000 0000 0000
01h
TMR0
Timer0 module’s register
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
02h(4)
PCL
Program Counter's (PC) Least Significant Byte
0000 0000 0000 0000
(4)
03h
STATUS
04h(4)
FSR
05h
PORTA
06h
PORTB
PORTB Data Latch when written: PORTB pins when read
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
07h
PORTC
PORTC Data Latch when written: PORTC pins when read
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
(5)
PORTD
PORTD Data Latch when written: PORTD pins when read
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
(5)
08h
IRP
RP1
RP0
TO
PD
Z
DC
C
0001 1xxx 000q quuu
Indirect data memory address pointer
—
—
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
PORTA Data Latch when written: PORTA pins when read
—
—
RE2
09h
PORTE
—
—
—
0Ah(1,4)
PCLATH
—
—
—
0Bh(4)
INTCON
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x 0000 000u
0Ch
PIR1
PSPIF(3)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000 0000 -000
—
—
—
EEIF
—
—
—
—
---0 ---- ---0 ----
0Dh
PIR2
TMR1L
Holding register for the Least Significant Byte of the 16-bit TMR1 register
0Fh
TMR1H
Holding register for the Most Significant Byte of the 16-bit TMR1 register
10h
T1CON
11h
TMR2
12h
T2CON
—
RE0
---- -xxx ---- -uuu
Write Buffer for the upper 5 bits of the Program Counter
0Eh
—
RE1
--0x 0000 --0u 0000
---0 0000 ---0 0000
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
T1CKPS1
T1CKPS0
T1OSCEN
T1SYNC
TMR1CS
TMR1ON
TOUTPS3 TOUTPS2
TOUTPS1
TOUTPS0
TMR2ON T2CKPS1 T2CKPS0 -000 0000 -000 0000
Timer2 module’s register
—
--00 0000 --uu uuuu
0000 0000 0000 0000
13h
14h
15h
CCPR1L
Capture/Compare/PWM Register1 (LSB)
16h
CCPR1H
Capture/Compare/PWM Register1 (MSB)
17h
CCP1CON
18h
RCSTA
19h
TXREG
USART Transmit Data Register
0000 0000 0000 0000
1Ah
RCREG
USART Receive Data Register
0000 0000 0000 0000
ADRESH
A/D Result Register High Byte
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
—
—
CCP1X
CCP1Y
CCP1M3
CCP1M2
CCP1M1
CCP1M0
--00 0000 --00 0000
SPEN
RX9
SREN
CREN
ADDEN
FERR
OERR
RX9D
0000 000x 0000 000x
1Bh
1Ch
1Dh
1Eh
1Fh
ADCON0
ADCS1
ADCS0
CHS2
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
CHS1
CHS0
GO/
DONE
—
ADON
0000 00-0 0000 00-0
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, q = value depends on condition, - = unimplemented read as ’0’, r = reserved.
Shaded locations are unimplemented, read as ‘0’.
Note 1: The upper byte of the program counter is not directly accessible. PCLATH is a holding register for the PC<12:8> whose
contents are transferred to the upper byte of the program counter.
2: Other (non power-up) resets include external reset through MCLR and Watchdog Timer Reset.
3: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the 28-pin devices; always maintain these bits clear.
4: These registers can be addressed from any bank.
5: PORTD, PORTE, TRISD and TRISE are not physically implemented on the 28-pin devices, read as ‘0’.
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TABLE 2-1:
Address
SPECIAL FUNCTION REGISTER SUMMARY (CONTINUED)
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
resets
(2)
Bank 1
80h(4)
INDF
81h
OPTION_REG
82h(4)
PCL
83h(4)
STATUS
84h(4)
FSR
85h
TRISA
Addressing this location uses contents of FSR to address data memory (not a physical register)
RBPU
INTEDG
T0CS
T0SE
PS2
PS1
PS0
1111 1111 1111 1111
PD
Z
DC
C
0001 1xxx 000q quuu
Program Counter’s (PC) Least Significant Byte
IRP
RP1
RP0
0000 0000 0000 0000
TO
Indirect data memory address pointer
—
—
0000 0000 0000 0000
PSA
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
PORTA Data Direction Register
--11 1111 --11 1111
86h
TRISB
PORTB Data Direction Register
1111 1111 1111 1111
87h
TRISC
PORTC Data Direction Register
1111 1111 1111 1111
88h(5)
TRISD
PORTD Data Direction Register
89h(5)
TRISE
8Ah(1,4)
PCLATH
—
—
—
INTCON
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
8Bh
(4)
IBF
OBF
(3)
IBOV
1111 1111 1111 1111
PSPMODE
—
PORTE Data Direction Bits
Write Buffer for the upper 5 bits of the Program Counter
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 -111 0000 -111
---0 0000 ---0 0000
0000 000x 0000 000u
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE
0000 -000 0000 -000
—
—
—
EEIE
—
—
—
—
---0 ---- ---0 ----
—
—
—
—
—
—
POR
BOR
---- --qq ---- --uu
8Ch
PIE1
8Dh
PIE2
8Eh
PCON
8Fh
—
Unimplemented
—
—
90h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
PR2
Timer2 Period Register
95h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
96h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
97h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG
Baud Rate Generator Register
9Ah
—
Unimplemented
—
—
9Bh
—
Unimplemented
—
—
9Ch
—
Unimplemented
—
—
9Dh
—
Unimplemented
—
—
9Eh
ADRESL
A/D Result Register Low Byte
9Fh
ADCON1
PSPIE
91h
92h
1111 1111 1111 1111
93h
94h
CSRC
ADFM
TX9
—
TXEN
—
—
SYNC
BRGH
TRMT
TX9D
0000 -010 0000 -010
0000 0000 0000 0000
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
—
PCFG3
PCFG2
PCFG1
PCFG0
0--- 0000
0--- 0000
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, q = value depends on condition, - = unimplemented read as ’0’, r = reserved.
Shaded locations are unimplemented, read as ‘0’.
Note 1: The upper byte of the program counter is not directly accessible. PCLATH is a holding register for the PC<12:8> whose
contents are transferred to the upper byte of the program counter.
2: Other (non power-up) resets include external reset through MCLR and Watchdog Timer Reset.
3: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the 28-pin devices; always maintain these bits clear.
4: These registers can be addressed from any bank.
5: PORTD, PORTE, TRISD and TRISE are not physically implemented on the 28-pin devices, read as ‘0’.
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TABLE 2-1:
Address
SPECIAL FUNCTION REGISTER SUMMARY (CONTINUED)
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
resets
(2)
0000 0000
0000 0000
Bank 2
100h(4)
INDF
Addressing this location uses contents of FSR to address data memory (not a physical register)
101h
TMR0
Timer0 module’s register
102h(4)
PCL
Program Counter's (PC) Least Significant Byte
103h(4)
STATUS
(4)
IRP
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
RP1
RP0
TO
0000 0000 0000 0000
PD
Z
DC
C
0001 1xxx 000q quuu
104h
FSR
Indirect data memory address pointer
105h
—
Unimplemented
106h
PORTB
PORTB Data Latch when written: PORTB pins when read
107h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
108h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
109h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
10Ah
(1,4)
PCLATH
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
—
—
—
—
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
10Bh(4)
INTCON
10Ch
EEDATA
EEPROM data register
10Dh
EEADR
EEPROM address register
10Eh
EEDATH
—
—
10Fh
EEADRH
—
—
Write Buffer for the upper 5 bits of the Program Counter
INTE
RBIE
—
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
---0 0000 ---0 0000
0000 000x 0000 000u
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
EEPROM data register high byte
—
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
EEPROM address register high byte
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
Bank 3
180h(4)
INDF
181h
OPTION_REG
182h(4)
PCL
183h(4)
STATUS
(4)
Addressing this location uses contents of FSR to address data memory (not a physical register)
RBPU
INTEDG
T0CS
T0SE
PSA
PS2
PS1
PS0
PD
Z
DC
C
Program Counter's (PC) Least Significant Byte
IRP
RP1
RP0
TO
0000 0000 0000 0000
1111 1111 1111 1111
0000 0000 0000 0000
0001 1xxx 000q quuu
184h
FSR
Indirect data memory address pointer
185h
—
Unimplemented
186h
TRISB
PORTB Data Direction Register
187h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
188h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
189h
—
Unimplemented
—
—
18Ah
(1,4)
PCLATH
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
—
—
—
—
—
1111 1111 1111 1111
Write Buffer for the upper 5 bits of the Program Counter
---0 0000 ---0 0000
18Bh(4)
INTCON
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x 0000 000u
18Ch
EECON1
EEPGD
—
—
—
WRERR
WREN
WR
RD
x--- x000 x--- u000
18Dh
EECON2
EEPROM control register2 (not a physical register)
---- ---- ---- ----
18Eh
—
Reserved maintain clear
0000 0000 0000 0000
18Fh
—
Reserved maintain clear
0000 0000 0000 0000
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, q = value depends on condition, - = unimplemented read as ’0’, r = reserved.
Shaded locations are unimplemented, read as ‘0’.
Note 1: The upper byte of the program counter is not directly accessible. PCLATH is a holding register for the PC<12:8> whose
contents are transferred to the upper byte of the program counter.
2: Other (non power-up) resets include external reset through MCLR and Watchdog Timer Reset.
3: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the 28-pin devices; always maintain these bits clear.
4: These registers can be addressed from any bank.
5: PORTD, PORTE, TRISD and TRISE are not physically implemented on the 28-pin devices, read as ‘0’.
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2.2.2.1
STATUS REGISTER
The STATUS Register contains the arithmetic status of
the ALU, the RESET status and the bank select bits for
data memory.
The STATUS Register can be the destination for any
instruction, as with any other register. If the STATUS
Register is the destination for an instruction that affects
the Z, DC or C bits, then the write to these three bits is
disabled. These bits are set or cleared according to the
device logic. Furthermore, the TO and PD bits are not
writable, therefore, the result of an instruction with the
STATUS Register as destination may be different than
intended.
For example, CLRF STATUS will clear the upper-three
bits and set the Z bit. This leaves the STATUS register
as 000u u1uu (where u = unchanged).
It is recommended, therefore, that only BCF, BSF,
SWAPF and MOVWF instructions are used to alter the
STATUS register, because these instructions do not
affect the Z, C or DC bits from the STATUS Register.
For other instructions not affecting any status bits, see
the "Instruction Set Summary."
Note 1: The C and DC bits operate as a borrow
and digit borrow bit, respectively, in subtraction. See the SUBLW and SUBWF
instructions for examples.
REGISTER 2-1: STATUS REGISTER (ADDRESS 03h, 83h, 103h, 183h)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R-1
R-1
R/W-x
R/W-x
R/W-x
IRP
RP1
RP0
TO
PD
Z
DC
C
bit7
bit 7:
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
IRP: Register Bank Select bit (used for indirect addressing)
1 = Bank 2, 3 (100h - 1FFh)
0 = Bank 0, 1 (00h - FFh)
bit 6-5: RP1:RP0: Register Bank Select bits (used for direct addressing)
11 = Bank 3 (180h - 1FFh)
10 = Bank 2 (100h - 17Fh)
01 = Bank 1 (80h - FFh)
00 = Bank 0 (00h - 7Fh)
Each bank is 128 bytes
bit 4:
TO: Time-out bit
1 = After power-up, CLRWDT instruction, or SLEEP instruction
0 = A WDT time-out occurred
bit 3:
PD: Power-down bit
1 = After power-up or by the CLRWDT instruction
0 = By execution of the SLEEP instruction
bit 2:
Z: Zero bit
1 = The result of an arithmetic or logic operation is zero
0 = The result of an arithmetic or logic operation is not zero
bit 1:
DC: Digit carry/borrow bit (ADDWF, ADDLW,SUBLW,SUBWF instructions)
(for borrow the polarity is reversed)
1 = A carry-out from the 4th low order bit of the result occurred
0 = No carry-out from the 4th low order bit of the result
bit 0:
C: Carry/borrow bit (ADDWF, ADDLW,SUBLW,SUBWF instructions)
1 = A carry-out from the most significant bit of the result occurred
0 = No carry-out from the most significant bit of the result occurred
Note: For borrow the polarity is reversed. A subtraction is executed by adding the two’s complement of
the second operand. For rotate (RRF, RLF) instructions, this bit is loaded with either the high or low order
bit of the source register.
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2.2.2.2
OPTION_REG REGISTER
The OPTION_REG Register is a readable and writable
register, which contains various control bits to configure
the TMR0 prescaler/WDT postscaler (single assignable register known also as the prescaler), the External
INT Interrupt, TMR0 and the weak pull-ups on PORTB.
Note:
To achieve a 1:1 prescaler assignment for
the TMR0 register, assign the prescaler to
the Watchdog Timer.
REGISTER 2-2: OPTION_REG REGISTER (ADDRESS 81h, 181h)
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
RBPU
INTEDG
T0CS
T0SE
PSA
PS2
PS1
PS0
bit7
bit0
bit 7:
RBPU: PORTB Pull-up Enable bit
1 = PORTB pull-ups are disabled
0 = PORTB pull-ups are enabled by individual port latch values
bit 6:
INTEDG: Interrupt Edge Select bit
1 = Interrupt on rising edge of RB0/INT pin
0 = Interrupt on falling edge of RB0/INT pin
bit 5:
T0CS: TMR0 Clock Source Select bit
1 = Transition on RA4/T0CKI pin
0 = Internal instruction cycle clock (CLKOUT)
bit 4:
T0SE: TMR0 Source Edge Select bit
1 = Increment on high-to-low transition on RA4/T0CKI pin
0 = Increment on low-to-high transition on RA4/T0CKI pin
bit 3:
PSA: Prescaler Assignment bit
1 = Prescaler is assigned to the WDT
0 = Prescaler is assigned to the Timer0 module
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
bit 2-0: PS2:PS0: Prescaler Rate Select bits
Bit Value
000
001
010
011
100
101
110
111
TMR0 Rate
1:2
1:4
1:8
1 : 16
1 : 32
1 : 64
1 : 128
1 : 256
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1:1
1:2
1:4
1:8
1 : 16
1 : 32
1 : 64
1 : 128
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2.2.2.3
INTCON REGISTER
The INTCON Register is a readable and writable register, which contains various enable and flag bits for the
TMR0 register overflow, RB Port change and External
RB0/INT pin interrupts.
Note:
Interrupt flag bits get set when an interrupt
condition occurs, regardless of the state of
its corresponding enable bit or the global
enable bit, GIE (INTCON<7>). User software should ensure the appropriate interrupt flag bits are clear prior to enabling an
interrupt.
REGISTER 2-3: INTCON REGISTER (ADDRESS 0Bh, 8Bh, 10Bh, 18Bh)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
bit7
R/W-x
RBIF
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
bit 7:
GIE: Global Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables all un-masked interrupts
0 = Disables all interrupts
bit 6:
PEIE: Peripheral Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables all un-masked peripheral interrupts
0 = Disables all peripheral interrupts
bit 5:
T0IE: TMR0 Overflow Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the TMR0 interrupt
0 = Disables the TMR0 interrupt
bit 4:
INTE: RB0/INT External Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the RB0/INT external interrupt
0 = Disables the RB0/INT external interrupt
bit 3:
RBIE: RB Port Change Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the RB port change interrupt
0 = Disables the RB port change interrupt
bit 2:
T0IF: TMR0 Overflow Interrupt Flag bit
1 = TMR0 register has overflowed (must be cleared in software)
0 = TMR0 register did not overflow
bit 1:
INTF: RB0/INT External Interrupt Flag bit
1 = The RB0/INT external interrupt occurred (must be cleared in software)
0 = The RB0/INT external interrupt did not occur
bit 0:
RBIF: RB Port Change Interrupt Flag bit
1 = At least one of the RB7:RB4 pins changed state (must be cleared in software)
0 = None of the RB7:RB4 pins have changed state
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2.2.2.4
PIE1 REGISTER
The PIE1 Register contains the individual enable bits
for the peripheral interrupts.
Note:
Bit PEIE (INTCON<6>) must be set to
enable any peripheral interrupt.
R/W-0
R/W-0
REGISTER 2-4: PIE1 REGISTER (ADDRESS 8Ch)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
U-0
R/W-0
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE

CCP1IE
TMR2IE TMR1IE
bit7
bit0
bit 7:
PSPIE(1): Parallel Slave Port Read/Write Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the PSP read/write interrupt
0 = Disables the PSP read/write interrupt
bit 6:
ADIE: A/D Converter Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the A/D converter interrupt
0 = Disables the A/D converter interrupt
bit 5:
RCIE: USART Receive Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the USART receive interrupt
0 = Disables the USART receive interrupt
bit 4:
TXIE: USART Transmit Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the USART transmit interrupt
0 = Disables the USART transmit interrupt
bit 3:
Unimplemented: Read as ‘0’
bit 2:
CCP1IE: CCP1 Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the CCP1 interrupt
0 = Disables the CCP1 interrupt
bit 1:
TMR2IE: TMR2 to PR2 Match Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the TMR2 to PR2 match interrupt
0 = Disables the TMR2 to PR2 match interrupt
bit 0:
TMR1IE: TMR1 Overflow Interrupt Enable bit
1 = Enables the TMR1 overflow interrupt
0 = Disables the TMR1 overflow interrupt
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
Note 1: PSPIE is reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain this bit clear.
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2.2.2.5
PIR1 REGISTER
The PIR1 Register contains the individual flag bits for
the peripheral interrupts.
Note:
Interrupt flag bits get set when an interrupt
condition occurs, regardless of the state of
its corresponding enable bit or the global
enable bit, GIE (INTCON<7>). User software should ensure the appropriate interrupt bits are clear prior to enabling an
interrupt.
R/W-0
R/W-0
REGISTER 2-5: PIR1 REGISTER (ADDRESS 0Ch)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R-0
R-0
U-0
R/W-0
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF

CCP1IF
TMR2IF TMR1IF
bit7
bit0
bit 7:
PSPIF(1): Parallel Slave Port Read/Write Interrupt Flag bit
1 = A read or a write operation has taken place (must be cleared in software)
0 = No read or write has occurred
bit 6:
ADIF: A/D Converter Interrupt Flag bit
1 = An A/D conversion completed
0 = The A/D conversion is not complete
bit 5:
RCIF: USART Receive Interrupt Flag bit
1 = The USART receive buffer is full
0 = The USART receive buffer is empty
bit 4:
TXIF: USART Transmit Interrupt Flag bit
1 = The USART transmit buffer is empty
0 = The USART transmit buffer is full
bit 7:
Unimplemented: Read as ‘0’
bit 2:
CCP1IF: CCP1 Interrupt Flag bit
Capture Mode
1 = A TMR1 register capture occurred (must be cleared in software)
0 = No TMR1 register capture occurred
Compare Mode
1 = A TMR1 register compare match occurred (must be cleared in software)
0 = No TMR1 register compare match occurred
PWM Mode
Unused in this mode
bit 1:
TMR2IF: TMR2 to PR2 Match Interrupt Flag bit
1 = TMR2 to PR2 match occurred (must be cleared in software)
0 = No TMR2 to PR2 match occurred
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
- n= Value at POR reset
bit 0:
TMR1IF: TMR1 Overflow Interrupt Flag bit
1 = TMR1 register overflowed (must be cleared in software)
0 = TMR1 register did not overflow
Note 1: PSPIF is reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain this bit clear.
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2.2.2.6
PIE2 REGISTER
The PIE2 Register contains the individual enable bit for
the EEPROM write operation interrupt.
REGISTER 2-6: PIE2 REGISTER (ADDRESS 8Dh)
U-0
U-0
U-0
R/W-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
—
—
—
EEIE
—
—
—
—
bit7
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
bit 7-5: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 4:
EEIE: EEPROM Write Operation Interrupt Enable
1 = Enable EE Write Interrupt
0 = Disable EE Write Interrupt
bit 3-0: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
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2.2.2.7
PIR2 REGISTER
.
Note:
The PIR2 Register contains the flag bit for the
EEPROM write operation interrupt.
Interrupt flag bits get set when an interrupt
condition occurs, regardless of the state of
its corresponding enable bit or the global
enable bit, GIE (INTCON<7>). User software should ensure the appropriate interrupt flag bits are clear prior to enabling an
interrupt.
REGISTER 2-7: PIR2 REGISTER (ADDRESS 0Dh)
U-0
U-0
U-0
R/W-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
—
—
—
EEIF
—
—
—
—
bit7
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
bit 7-5: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 4:
EEIF: EEPROM Write Operation Interrupt Flag bit
1 = The write operation completed (must be cleared in software)
0 = The write operation is not complete or has not been started
bit 3-0: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
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2.2.2.8
PCON REGISTER
Note:
The Power Control (PCON) Register contains flag bits
to allow differentiation between a Power-on Reset
(POR), a Brown-out Reset (BOR), a Watch-dog Reset
(WDT) and an external MCLR Reset.
BOR is unknown on POR. It must be set by
the user and checked on subsequent rests
to see if BOR is clear, indicating a brownout has occurred. The BOR status bit is a
don’t care and is not predictable if the
brown-out circuit is disabled (by clearing
the BODEN bit in the configuration word).
REGISTER 2-8: PCON REGISTER (ADDRESS 8Eh)
U-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
U-0
R/W-0
—
—
—
—
—
—
POR
bit7
R/W-1
BOR
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
bit 7-2: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 1:
POR: Power-on Reset Status bit
1 = No Power-on Reset occurred
0 = A Power-on Reset occurred (must be set in software after a Power-on Reset occurs)
bit 0:
BOR: Brown-out Reset Status bit
1 = No Brown-out Reset occurred
0 = A Brown-out Reset occurred (must be set in software after a Brown-out Reset occurs)
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2.3
PCL and PCLATH
The Program Counter (PC) is 13-bits wide. The low
byte comes from the PCL Register, which is a readable
and writable register. The upper bits (PC<12:8>) are
not readable, but are indirectly writable through the
PCLATH register. On any reset, the upper bits of the PC
will be cleared. Figure 2-3 shows the two situations for
the loading of the PC. The upper example in the figure
shows how the PC is loaded on a write to PCL
(PCLATH<4:0> → PCH). The lower example in the figure shows how the PC is loaded during a CALL or GOTO
instruction (PCLATH<4:3> → PCH).
FIGURE 2-3:
LOADING OF PC IN
DIFFERENT SITUATIONS
PCH
PCL
12
8
7
0
PC
5
8
PCLATH<4:0>
Instruction with
PCL as
Destination
ALU
PCLATH
PCH
12
11 10
PCL
8
PC
PCLATH<4:3>
11
Opcode <10:0>
PCLATH
COMPUTED GOTO
A computed GOTO is accomplished by adding an offset
to the program counter (ADDWF PCL). When doing a
table read using a computed GOTO method, care
should be exercised if the table location crosses a PCL
memory boundary (each 256 byte block). Refer to the
application note, “Implementing a Table Read"
(AN556).
2.3.2
2.4
Program Memory Paging
The PIC16FXXX architecture is capable of addressing
a continuous 8K word block of program memory. The
CALL and GOTO instructions provide 11 bits of the
address, which allows branches within any 2K program
memory page. Therefore, the 8K words of program
memory are broken into four pages. Since the
PIC16F872 has only 2K words of program memory or
one page, additional code is not required to ensure that
the correct page is selected before a CALL or GOTO
instruction is executed. The PCLATH<4:3> bits should
always be maintained as zeros. If a return from a CALL
instruction (or interrupt) is executed, the entire 13-bit
PC is popped off the stack. Manipulation of the
PCLATH is not required for the return instructions.
GOTO,CALL
2
2.3.1
2: There are no instructions/mnemonics
called PUSH or POP. These are actions that
occur from the execution of the CALL,
RETURN, RETLW and RETFIE instructions or the vectoring to an interrupt
address.
2.5
0
7
Note 1: There are no status bits to indicate stack
overflow or stack underflow conditions.
Indirect Addressing, INDF and FSR
Registers
The INDF Register is not a physical register. Addressing the INDF Register will cause indirect addressing.
Indirect addressing is possible by using the INDF Register. Any instruction using the INDF Register actually
accesses the register pointed to by the File Select Register, FSR. Reading the INDF Register itself indirectly
(FSR = ’0’) will read 00h. Writing to the INDF Register
indirectly results in a no-operation (although status bits
may be affected). An effective 9-bit address is obtained
by concatenating the 8-bit FSR Register and the IRP bit
(STATUS<7>), as shown in Figure 2-4.
A simple program to clear RAM locations 20h-2Fh
using indirect addressing is shown in Example 2-1.
EXAMPLE 2-1:
STACK
The PIC16FXXX family has an 8-level deep x 13-bit
wide hardware stack. The stack space is not part of
either program or data space and the stack pointer is
not readable or writable. The PC is PUSHed onto the
stack when a CALL instruction is executed or an interrupt causes a branch. The stack is POPed in the event
of a RETURN,RETLW or a RETFIE instruction execution. PCLATH is not affected by a PUSH or POP operation.
NEXT
movlw
movwf
clrf
incf
btfss
goto
INDIRECT ADDRESSING
0x20
FSR
INDF
FSR,F
FSR,4
NEXT
;initialize pointer
;to RAM
;clear INDF register
;inc pointer
;all done?
;no clear next
CONTINUE
:
;yes continue
The stack operates as a circular buffer. This means that
after the stack has been PUSHed eight times, the ninth
push overwrites the value that was stored from the first
push. The tenth push overwrites the second push (and
so on).
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FIGURE 2-4:
DIRECT/INDIRECT ADDRESSING
Direct Addressing
Indirect Addressing
from opcode
RP1:RP0
6
bank select
location select
0
IRP
7
bank select
00
01
10
FSR register
0
location select
11
00h
80h
100h
180h
7Fh
FFh
17Fh
1FFh
Data
Memory(1)
Bank 0
Note 1:
Bank 1
Bank 2
Bank 3
For register file map detail see Figure 2-2.
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3.0
I/O PORTS
FIGURE 3-1:
Some pins for these I/O ports are multiplexed with an
alternate function for the peripheral features on the
device. In general, when a peripheral is enabled, that
pin may not be used as a general purpose I/O pin.
Additional information on I/O ports may be found in the
PICmicro™
Mid-Range
Reference
Manual,
(DS33023).
Data
Bus
BLOCK DIAGRAM OF
RA3:RA0 AND RA5 PINS
D
Q
VDD
WR
Port
Q
CK
P
Data Latch
3.1
PORTA and the TRISA Register
D
PORTA is a 6-bit wide bi-directional port. The corresponding data direction register is TRISA. Setting a
TRISA bit (=1) will make the corresponding PORTA pin
an input (i.e., put the corresponding output driver in a
hi-impedance mode). Clearing a TRISA bit (=0) will
make the corresponding PORTA pin an output (i.e., put
the contents of the output latch on the selected pin).
WR
TRIS
TRIS Latch
Other PORTA pins are multiplexed with analog inputs
and analog VREF input. The operation of each pin is
selected by clearing/setting the control bits in the
ADCON1 Register (A/D Control Register1).
Note:
Q
RD PORT
To A/D Converter
Note 1: I/O pins have protection diodes to VDD and VSS.
FIGURE 3-2:
Data
Bus
The TRISA Register controls the direction of the RA
pins, even when they are being used as analog inputs.
The user must ensure the bits in the TRISA Register
are maintained set when using them as analog inputs.
WR
PORT
STATUS, RP0
STATUS, RP1
PORTA
BSF
MOVLW
MOVWF
MOVLW
STATUS, RP0
0x06
ADCON1
0xCF
MOVWF
TRISA
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
;
BLOCK DIAGRAM OF RA4/
T0CKI PIN
D
Q
CK
Q
N
I/O pin(1)
Data Latch
INITIALIZING PORTA
BCF
BCF
CLRF
D
EN
On a Power-on Reset, these pins are configured as analog inputs and read as '0'.
EXAMPLE 3-1:
TTL
Input
Buffer
RD TRIS
Reading the PORTA Register reads the status of the
pins, whereas writing to it will write to the port latch. All
write operations are read-modify-write operations.
Therefore, a write to a port implies that the port pins are
read, the value is modified and then written to the port
data latch.
Pin RA4 is multiplexed with the Timer0 module clock
input to become the RA4/T0CKI pin. The RA4/T0CKI
pin is a Schmitt Trigger input and an open drain output.
All other PORTA pins have TTL input levels and full
CMOS output drivers.
VSS
Analog
Input
Mode
Q
CK
I/O pin(1)
N
Q
WR
TRIS
Bank0
Initialize PORTA by
clearing output
data latches
Select Bank 1
Configure all pins
as digital inputs
Value used to
initialize data
direction
Set RA<3:0> as inputs
RA<5:4> as outputs
TRISA<7:6> are always
read as ’0’.
D
Q
CK
Q
VSS
Schmitt
Trigger
Input
Buffer
TRIS Latch
RD TRIS
Q
D
ENEN
RD PORT
TMR0 clock input
Note 1: I/O pin has protection diodes to VSS only.
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TABLE 3-1:
PORTA FUNCTIONS
Name
Bit#
Buffer
Function
RA0/AN0
bit0
TTL
Input/output or analog input
RA1/AN1
bit1
TTL
Input/output or analog input
RA2/AN2
bit2
TTL
Input/output or analog input
RA3/AN3/VREF
bit3
TTL
Input/output or analog input or VREF
RA4/T0CKI
bit4
ST
Input/output or external clock input for Timer0
Output is open drain type
RA5/AN4
bit5
TTL
Input/output or analog input
Legend: TTL = TTL input, ST = Schmitt Trigger input
TABLE 3-2:
Address
SUMMARY OF REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PORTA
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
RA5
RA4
RA3
RA2
RA1
RA0
05h
PORTA
—
—
85h
TRISA
—
—
9Fh
ADCON1 ADFM
—
PORTA Data Direction Register
—
—
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all
other
resets
--0x 0000 --0u 0000
--11 1111 --11 1111
PCFG3 PCFG2 PCFG1 PCFG0 --0- 0000 --0- 0000
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented locations read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by
PORTA.
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3.2
PORTB and the TRISB Register
PORTB is an 8-bit wide, bi-directional port. The corresponding data direction register is TRISB. Setting a
TRISB bit (=1) will make the corresponding PORTB pin
an input (i.e., put the corresponding output driver in a
hi-impedance mode). Clearing a TRISB bit (=0) will
make the corresponding PORTB pin an output (i.e., put
the contents of the output latch on the selected pin).
Three pins of PORTB are multiplexed with the Low Voltage Programming function; RB3/PGM, RB6/PGC and
RB7/PGD. The alternate functions of these pins are
described in the Special Features Section.
Each of the PORTB pins has a weak internal pull-up. A
single control bit can turn on all the pull-ups. This is performed by clearing bit RBPU (OPTION_REG<7>). The
weak pull-up is automatically turned off when the port
pin is configured as an output. The pull-ups are disabled on a Power-on Reset.
FIGURE 3-3:
BLOCK DIAGRAM OF
RB3:RB0 PINS
Data Bus
WR Port
weak
P pull-up
Data Latch
D
Q
Any read or write of PORTB. This will end the
mismatch condition.
Clear flag bit RBIF.
b)
A mismatch condition will continue to set flag bit RBIF.
Reading PORTB will end the mismatch condition and
allow flag bit RBIF to be cleared.
The interrupt on change feature is recommended for
wake-up on key depression operation and operations
where PORTB is only used for the interrupt on change
feature. Polling of PORTB is not recommended while
using the interrupt on change feature.
This interrupt on mismatch feature, together with software configurable pull-ups on these four pins, allow
easy interface to a keypad and make it possible for
wake-up on key-depression. Refer to the Embedded
Control Handbook, “Implementing Wake-Up on Key
Stroke” (AN552).
RB0/INT is discussed in detail in Section 11.10.1.
FIGURE 3-4:
I/O
pin(1)
CK
VDD
TTL
Input
Buffer
CK
weak
P pull-up
Data Latch
D
Q
Data Bus
WR Port
Q
TRIS Latch
D
Q
D
WR TRIS
RD Port
TTL
Input
Buffer
CK
EN
RB0/INT
RB3/PGM
RD TRIS
Schmitt Trigger
Buffer
1:
2:
I/O
pin(1)
CK
RD TRIS
Note
BLOCK DIAGRAM OF
RB7:RB4 PINS
RBPU(2)
TRIS Latch
D
Q
WR TRIS
a)
RB0/INT is an external interrupt input pin and is configured using the INTEDG bit (OPTION_REG<6>).
VDD
RBPU(2)
This interrupt can wake the device from SLEEP. The
user, in the interrupt service routine, can clear the interrupt in the following manner:
RD Port
I/O pins have diode protection to VDD and VSS.
To enable weak pull-ups, set the appropriate TRIS bit(s)
and clear the RBPU bit (OPTION_REG<7>).
Four of PORTB’s pins, RB7:RB4, have an interrupt on
change feature. Only pins configured as inputs can
cause this interrupt to occur (i.e. any RB7:RB4 pin configured as an output is excluded from the interrupt on
change comparison). The input pins (of RB7:RB4) are
compared with the old value latched on the last read of
PORTB. The “mismatch” outputs of RB7:RB4 are
OR’ed together to generate the RB Port Change Interrupt with flag bit RBIF (INTCON<0>).
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Q
Latch
D
EN
RD Port
ST
Buffer
Q1
Set RBIF
From other
RB7:RB4 pins
Q
D
RD Port
EN
Q3
RB7:RB6 in serial programming mode
Note
Preliminary
1:
2:
I/O pins have diode protection to VDD and VSS.
To enable weak pull-ups, set the appropriate TRIS bit(s)
and clear the RBPU bit (OPTION_REG<7>).
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TABLE 3-3:
Name
PORTB FUNCTIONS
Bit#
Buffer
RB0/INT
bit0
TTL/ST(1)
Function
RB1
bit1
TTL
RB2
bit2
TTL
RB3/PGM
bit3
TTL/ST(1)
RB4
bit4
TTL
Input/output pin (with interrupt on change). Internal software programmable
weak pull-up.
RB5
bit5
TTL
Input/output pin (with interrupt on change). Internal software programmable
weak pull-up.
RB6/PGC
bit6
TTL/ST(2)
Input/output pin (with interrupt on change) or In-Circuit Debugger pin.
Internal software programmable weak pull-up. Serial programming clock.
RB7/PGD
bit7
TTL/ST(2)
Input/output pin (with interrupt on change) or In-Circuit Debugger pin.
Internal software programmable weak pull-up. Serial programming data.
Input/output pin or external interrupt input. Internal software
programmable weak pull-up.
Input/output pin. Internal software programmable weak pull-up.
Input/output pin. Internal software programmable weak pull-up.
Input/output pin or programming pin in LVP mode. Internal software
programmable weak pull-up.
Legend: TTL = TTL input, ST = Schmitt Trigger input
Note 1: This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when configured as the external interrupt or LVP mode.
2: This buffer is a Schmitt Trigger input when used in serial programming mode.
TABLE 3-4:
Address
SUMMARY OF REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PORTB
Name
06h, 106h
PORTB
86h, 186h
TRISB
81h, 181h
OPTION_REG
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on all
other
resets
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
RB7
RB6
RB5
RB4
RB3
RB2
RB1
RB0
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
T0SE
PSA
PS2
PS1
PS0
1111 1111 1111 1111
PORTB Data Direction Register
RBPU
INTEDG
T0CS
1111 1111 1111 1111
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged. Shaded cells are not used by PORTB.
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3.3
PORTC and the TRISC Register
PORTC is an 8-bit wide, bi-directional port. The corresponding data direction register is TRISC. Setting a
TRISC bit (=1) will make the corresponding PORTC pin
an input (i.e., put the corresponding output driver in a
hi-impedance mode). Clearing a TRISC bit (=0) will
make the corresponding PORTC pin an output (i.e., put
the contents of the output latch on the selected pin).
PORTC is multiplexed with several peripheral functions
(Table 3-5). PORTC pins have Schmitt Trigger input
buffers.
When enabling peripheral functions, care should be
taken in defining TRIS bits for each PORTC pin. Some
peripherals override the TRIS bit to make a pin an output, while other peripherals override the TRIS bit to
make a pin an input. Since the TRIS bit override is in
effect while the peripheral is enabled, read-modifywrite instructions (BSF, BCF, XORWF) with TRISC as
destination should be avoided. The user should refer to
the corresponding peripheral section for the correct
TRIS bit settings.
FIGURE 3-5:
PORTC BLOCK DIAGRAM
(PERIPHERAL OUTPUT
OVERRIDE)
PORT/PERIPHERAL Select(2)
Peripheral Data Out
Data Bus
WR
PORT
VDD
0
D
Q
P
1
CK
Q
Data Latch
WR
TRIS
D
CK
I/O
pin(1)
Q
Q
N
TRIS Latch
VSS
Schmitt
Trigger
RD TRIS
Peripheral
OE(3)
Q
RD
PORT
Peripheral Input
D
EN
Note 1: I/O pins have diode protection to VDD and VSS.
2: Port/Peripheral select signal selects between port
data and peripheral output.
3: Peripheral OE (output enable) is only activated if
peripheral select is active.
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TABLE 3-5:
PORTC FUNCTIONS
Name
Bit#
Buffer Type
Function
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
bit0
ST
Input/output port pin or Timer1 oscillator output/Timer1 clock input
RC1/T1OSI
bit1
ST
Input/output port pin or Timer1 oscillator input
RC2/CCP1
bit2
ST
Input/output port pin or Capture1 input/Compare1 output/PWM1
output
RC3
bit3
ST
Input/output port pin
RC4
bit4
ST
Input/output port pin
RC5
bit5
ST
Input/output port pin
RC6/TX/CK
bit6
ST
Input/output port pin or USART Asynchronous Transmit or Synchronous Clock
RC7/RX/DT
bit7
ST
Input/output port pin or USART Asynchronous Receive or Synchronous Data
Legend: ST = Schmitt Trigger input
TABLE 3-6:
SUMMARY OF REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PORTC
Value on
all
other
resets
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
07h
PORTC
RC7
RC6
RC5
RC4
RC3
RC2
RC1
RC0
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
87h
TRISC
1111 1111
1111 1111
Address
PORTC Data Direction Register
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged.
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3.4
PORTD and TRISD Registers
FIGURE 3-6:
PORTD BLOCK DIAGRAM (IN
I/O PORT MODE)
This section is not applicable to the PIC16F870.
Data
Bus
PORTD is an 8-bit port with Schmitt Trigger input buffers. Each pin is individually configurable as an input or
output.
D
WR
PORT
PORTD can be configured as an 8-bit wide microprocessor port (parallel slave port) by setting control bit
PSPMODE (TRISE<4>). In this mode, the input buffers
are TTL.
Q
I/O pin(1)
CK
Data Latch
D
WR
TRIS
Q
Schmitt
Trigger
Input
Buffer
CK
TRIS Latch
RD TRIS
Q
D
ENEN
RD PORT
Note 1: I/O pins have protection diodes to VDD and VSS.
TABLE 3-7:
Name
PORTD FUNCTIONS
Bit#
Buffer Type
Function
(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit0
RD0/PSP0
bit0
ST/TTL
RD1/PSP1
bit1
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit1
RD2/PSP2
bit2
ST/TTL
(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit2
RD3/PSP3
bit3
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit3
RD4/PSP4
bit4
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit4
RD5/PSP5
bit5
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit5
RD6/PSP6
bit6
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit6
RD7/PSP7
bit7
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or parallel slave port bit7
Legend: ST = Schmitt Trigger input TTL = TTL input
Note 1: Input buffers are Schmitt Triggers when in I/O mode and TTL buffer when in Parallel Slave Port Mode.
TABLE 3-8:
SUMMARY OF REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PORTD
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
08h
PORTD
RD7
RD6
RD5
RD4
RD3
RD2
RD1
RD0
xxxx xxxx
88h
TRISD
1111 1111
1111 1111
89h
TRISE
PORTE Data Direction Bits
0000 -111
0000 -111
Address
PORTD Data Direction Register
IBF
OBF
IBOV
PSPMODE
—
Value on all
other resets
uuuu uuuu
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as ’0’. Shaded cells are not used by PORTD.
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3.5
PORTE and TRISE Register
FIGURE 3-7:
This section is not applicable to the PIC16F870.
Data
Bus
PORTE has three pins, RE0/RD/AN5, RE1/WR/AN6
and RE2/CS/AN7, which are individually configurable
as inputs or outputs. These pins have Schmitt Trigger
input buffers.
WR
PORT
PORTE BLOCK DIAGRAM (IN
I/O PORT MODE)
D
Q
I/O pin(1)
CK
Data Latch
I/O PORTE becomes control inputs for the microprocessor port when bit PSPMODE (TRISE<4>) is set. In
this mode, the user must make sure that the
TRISE<2:0> bits are set (pins are configured as digital
inputs). Ensure ADCON1 is configured for digital I/O. In
this mode, the input buffers are TTL.
D
WR
TRIS
Q
TRIS Latch
Register 3-1 shows the TRISE Register, which also
controls the parallel slave port operation.
RD TRIS
PORTE pins are multiplexed with analog inputs. When
selected as an analog input, these pins will read as ’0’s.
Q
TRISE controls the direction of the RE pins, even when
they are being used as analog inputs. The user must
make sure to keep the pins configured as inputs when
using them as analog inputs.
Note:
Schmitt
Trigger
input
buffer
CK
D
EN
RD PORT
Note 1: I/O pins have protection diodes to VDD and VSS.
On a Power-on Reset, these pins are configured as analog inputs.
REGISTER 3-1: TRISE REGISTER (ADDRESS 89h)
R-0
R-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
U-0
R/W-1
R/W-1
IBF
OBF
IBOV
PSPMODE
—
bit2
bit1
bit7
R/W-1
bit0
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
Parallel Slave Port Status/Control Bits
bit 7 :
IBF: Input Buffer Full Status bit
1 = A word has been received and is waiting to be read by the CPU
0 = No word has been received
bit 6:
OBF: Output Buffer Full Status bit
1 = The output buffer still holds a previously written word
0 = The output buffer has been read
bit 5:
IBOV: Input Buffer Overflow Detect bit (in microprocessor mode)
1 = A write occurred when a previously input word has not been read (must be cleared in software)
0 = No overflow occurred
bit 4:
PSPMODE: Parallel Slave Port Mode Select bit
1 = Parallel slave port mode
0 = General purpose I/O mode
bit 3:
Unimplemented: Read as ’0’
PORTE Data Direction Bits
bit 2:
Bit2: Direction Control bit for pin RE2/CS/AN7
1 = Input
0 = Output
bit 1:
Bit1: Direction Control bit for pin RE1/WR/AN6
1 = Input
0 = Output
bit 0:
Bit0: Direction Control bit for pin RE0/RD/AN5
1 = Input
0 = Output
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TABLE 3-9:
Name
PORTE FUNCTIONS
Bit#
Buffer Type
Function
(1)
Input/output port pin or read control input in parallel slave port mode or
analog input:
RD
1 = Not a read operation
0 = Read operation. Reads PORTD register (if chip selected)
RE0/RD/AN5
bit0
ST/TTL
RE1/WR/AN6
bit1
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or write control input in parallel slave port mode or
analog input:
WR
1 = Not a write operation
0 = Write operation. Writes PORTD register (if chip selected)
RE2/CS/AN7
bit2
ST/TTL(1)
Input/output port pin or chip select control input in parallel slave port
mode or analog input:
CS
1 = Device is not selected
0 = Device is selected
Legend: ST = Schmitt Trigger input TTL = TTL input
Note 1: Input buffers are Schmitt Triggers when in I/O mode and TTL buffers when in Parallel Slave Port Mode.
TABLE 3-10:
Addr
Name
SUMMARY OF REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PORTE
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
09h
PORTE
—
—
—
—
—
89h
TRISE
IBF
OBF
IBOV
PSPMODE
—
9Fh
ADCON1
ADFM
—
—
—
PCFG3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
RE2
RE1
RE0
---- -xxx
---- -uuu
PORTE Data Direction Bits
0000 -111
0000 -111
--0- 0000
--0- 0000
PCFG2
PCFG1
PCFG0
Value on all
other resets
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by PORTE.
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3.6
Parallel Slave Port
FIGURE 3-8:
PORTD AND PORTE BLOCK
DIAGRAM (PARALLEL SLAVE
PORT)
The Parallel Slave Port is not implemented on the
PIC16F870.
PORTD operates as an 8-bit wide Parallel Slave Port or
microprocessor port when control bit PSPMODE
(TRISE<4>) is set. In slave mode, it is asynchronously
readable and writable by the external world through RD
control input pin RE0/RD and WR control input pin
RE1/WR.
It can directly interface to an 8-bit microprocessor data
bus. The external microprocessor can read or write the
PORTD latch as an 8-bit latch. Setting bit PSPMODE
enables port pin RE0/RD to be the RD input, RE1/WR
to be the WR input and RE2/CS to be the CS (chip
select) input. For this functionality, the corresponding
data direction bits of the TRISE register (TRISE<2:0>)
must be configured as inputs (set). The A/D port configuration bits PCFG3:PCFG0 (ADCON1<3:0>) must
be set to configure pins RE2:RE0 as digital I/O.
Data Bus
D
WR
PORT
RDx
pin
CK
TTL
Q
RD
PORT
D
ENEN
One bit of PORTD
Set interrupt flag
PSPIF (PIR1<7>)
There are actually two 8-bit latches. One for data-out
and one for data input. The user writes 8-bit data to the
PORTD data latch and reads data from the port pin
latch (note that they have the same address). In this
mode, the TRISD register is ignored, since the microprocessor is controlling the direction of data flow.
A write to the PSP occurs when both the CS and WR
lines are first detected low. When either the CS or WR
lines become high (level triggered), the Input Buffer Full
(IBF) status flag bit (TRISE<7>) is set on the Q4 clock
cycle, following the next Q2 cycle, to signal the write is
complete (Figure 3-9). The interrupt flag bit PSPIF
(PIR1<7>) is also set on the same Q4 clock cycle. IBF
can only be cleared by reading the PORTD input latch.
The Input Buffer Overflow (IBOV) status flag bit
(TRISE<5>) is set if a second write to the PSP is
attempted when the previous byte has not been read
out of the buffer.
Q
Read
TTL
RD
Chip Select
TTL
CS
Write
TTL
WR
Note: I/O pin has protection diodes to VDD and VSS.
A read from the PSP occurs when both the CS and RD
lines are first detected low. The Output Buffer Full
(OBF) status flag bit (TRISE<6>) is cleared immediately (Figure 3-10) indicating that the PORTD latch is
waiting to be read by the external bus. When either the
CS or RD pin becomes high (level triggered), the interrupt flag bit PSPIF is set on the Q4 clock cycle, following the next Q2 cycle, indicating that the read is
complete. OBF remains low until data is written to
PORTD by the user firmware.
When not in PSP mode, the IBF and OBF bits are held
clear. However, if flag bit IBOV was previously set, it
must be cleared in firmware.
An interrupt is generated and latched into flag bit
PSPIF when a read or write operation is completed.
PSPIF must be cleared by the user in firmware and the
interrupt can be disabled by clearing the interrupt
enable bit PSPIE (PIE1<7>).
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FIGURE 3-9:
PARALLEL SLAVE PORT WRITE WAVEFORMS
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q4
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
CS
WR
RD
PORTD<7:0>
IBF
OBF
PSPIF
FIGURE 3-10: PARALLEL SLAVE PORT READ WAVEFORMS
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q1
Q2
Q3
CS
WR
RD
PORTD<7:0>
IBF
OBF
PSPIF
TABLE 3-11:
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PARALLEL SLAVE PORT
Address
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
08h
PORTD
09h
PORTE
89h
TRISE
0Ch
PIR1
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE ADIE
9Fh
ADCON1
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
RE1
RE0
---- -xxx
---- -uuu
Port data latch when written: Port pins when read
—
—
IBF
—
—
—
OBF
IBOV
PSPMODE
—
PORTE Data Direction Bits
0000 -111
0000 -111
PSPIF ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF TMR2IF
TMR1IF 0000 0000
0000 0000
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE TMR2IE TMR1IE 0000 0000
0000 0000
—
—
PCFG3
PCFG2
--0- 0000
ADFM
—
RE2
Value on all
other resets
PCFG1
PCFG0
--0- 0000
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by the Parallel Slave Port.
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4.0
DATA EEPROM AND FLASH
PROGRAM MEMORY
The Data EEPROM and FLASH Program Memory are
readable and writable during normal operation over the
entire VDD range. A bulk erase operation may not be
issued from user code (which includes removing code
protection). The data memory is not directly mapped in
the register file space.
Instead, it is indirectly
addressed through the Special Function Registers
(SFR).
There are six SFRs used to read and write the program
and data EEPROM memory. These registers are:
•
•
•
•
•
•
EECON1
EECON2
EEDATA
EEDATH
EEADR
EEADRH
4.1
EEADR
The address registers can address up to a maximum of
256 bytes of data EEPROM or up to a maximum of 8K
words of program FLASH. However, the PIC16F870/
871 have 64 bytes of data EEPROM and 2K words of
program FLASH.
When selecting a program address value, the MSByte
of the address is written to the EEADRH register and
the LSByte is written to the EEADR register. When
selecting a data address value, only the LSByte of the
address is written to the EEADR register.
The EEPROM data memory allows byte read and write.
When interfacing to the data memory block, EEDATA
holds the 8-bit data for read/write and EEADR holds the
address of the EEPROM location being accessed. The
registers EEDATH and EEADRH are not used for data
EEPROM access. The PIC16F870/871 devices have
64 bytes of data EEPROM with an address range from
0h to 3Fh.
The EEPROM data memory is rated for high erase/
write cycles. The write time is controlled by an on-chip
timer. The write time will vary with voltage and temperature, as well as from chip-to-chip. Please refer to the
specifications for exact limits.
The program memory allows word reads and writes.
Program memory access allows for checksum calculation and calibration table storage. A byte or word write
automatically erases the location and writes the new
data (erase before write). Writing to program memory
will cease operation until the write is complete. The program memory cannot be accessed during the write,
therefore code cannot execute. During the write operation, the oscillator continues to clock the peripherals,
and therefore, they continue to operate. Interrupt
events will be detected and essentially “queued” until
the write is completed. When the write completes, the
next instruction in the pipeline is executed and the
branch to the interrupt vector address will occur.
When interfacing to the program memory block, the
EEDATH:EEDATA registers form a two byte word,
which holds the 14-bit data for read/write. The
EEADRH:EEADR registers form a two byte word,
which holds the 13-bit address of the FLASH location
being accessed. The PIC16F870/871 devices have 2K
words of program FLASH with an address range from
0h to 7FFh. The unused upper bits in both the EEDATH
and EEDATA registers all read as “0’s”.
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The value written to program memory does not need to
be a valid instruction. Therefore, up to 14-bit numbers
can be stored in memory for use as calibration parameters, serial numbers, packed 7-bit ASCII, etc. Executing a program memory location containing data that
forms an invalid instruction results in a NOP.
On the PIC16F870/871 devices, the upper two bits of
the EEADR must always be cleared to prevent inadvertent access to the wrong location in data EEPROM.
This also applies to the program memory. The upper
five MSbits of EEADRH must always be clear during
program FLASH access.
4.2
EECON1 and EECON2 Registers
EECON1 is the control register for memory accesses.
EECON2 is not a physical register. Reading EECON2
will read all '0's. The EECON2 register is used
exclusively in the memory write sequence.
Control bit EEPGD determines if the access will be a
program or a data memory access. When clear, any
subsequent operations will operate on the data memory. When set, any subsequent operations will operate
on the program memory.
Control bits RD and WR initiate read and write operations, respectively. These bits cannot be cleared, only
set, in software. They are cleared in hardware at the
completion of the read or write operation. The inability
to clear the WR bit in software prevents the accidental
or premature termination of a write operation.
The WREN bit, when set, will allow a write operation.
On power-up, the WREN bit is clear. The WRERR bit is
set when a write operation is interrupted by a MCLR
reset or a WDT time-out reset during normal operation.
In these situations, following reset, the user can check
the WRERR bit and rewrite the location. The value of
the data and address registers and the EEPGD bit
remains unchanged.
Interrupt flag bit EEIF, in the PIR2 register, is set when
write is complete. It must be cleared in software.
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REGISTER 4-1: EECON1 REGISTER (ADDRESS 18Ch)
R/W-x
U-0
U-0
U-0
R/W-x
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
EEPGD
—
—
—
WRERR
WREN
WR
RD
bit7
bit 7:
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n= Value at POR reset
EEPGD: Program / Data EEPROM Select bit
1 = Accesses Program memory
0 = Accesses data memory
(This bit cannot be changed while a read or write operation is in progress)
bit 6-4: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 3:
WRERR: EEPROM Error Flag bit
1 = A write operation is prematurely terminated
(any MCLR reset or any WDT reset during normal operation)
0 = The write operation completed
bit 2:
WREN: EEPROM Write Enable bit
1 = Allows write cycles
0 = Inhibits write to the EEPROM
bit 1:
WR: Write Control bit
1 = Initiates a write cycle. (The bit is cleared by hardware once write is complete.) The WR bit can only
be set (not cleared) in software.
0 = Write cycle to the EEPROM is complete
bit 0:
RD: Read Control bit
1 = Initiates an EEPROM read RD is cleared in hardware. The RD bit can only be set (not cleared) in
software.
0 = Does not initiate an EEPROM read
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Reading the Data EEPROM Memory
To read a data memory location, the user must write the
address to the EEADR register, clear the EEPGD control bit (EECON1<7>) and then set control bit RD
(EECON1<0>). The data is available in the very next
instruction cycle of the EEDATA register, therefore it
can be read by the next instruction. EEDATA will hold
this value until another read operation or until it is written to by the user (during a write operation).
4.4
EXAMPLE 4-1:
DATA EEPROM READ
BSF
STATUS, RP1
;
BCF
STATUS, RP0
;Bank 2
MOVLW DATA_EE_ADDR ;
MOVWF EEADR
;Data Memory Address to read
BSF
STATUS, RP0
;Bank 3
BCF
EECON1, EEPGD ;Point to DATA memory
BSF
EECON1, RD
;EEPROM Read
BCF
STATUS, RP0
;Bank 2
MOVF
EEDATA, W
;W = EEDATA
Writing to the Data EEPROM Memory
To write an EEPROM data location, the address must
first be written to the EEADR register and the data written to the EEDATA register. Then the sequence in
Example 4-2 must be followed to initiate the write cycle.
EXAMPLE 4-2:
DATA EEPROM WRITE
BSF
STATUS, RP1
;
BCF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 2
MOVLW
DATA_EE_ADDR
;
MOVWF
EEADR
; Data Memory Address to write
MOVLW
DATA_EE_DATA
;
MOVWF
EEDATA
; Data Memory Value to write
BSF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 3
BCF
EECON1, EEPGD ; Point to DATA memory
BSF
EECON1, WREN
; Enable writes
BCF
INTCON, GIE
; Disable Interrupts
MOVLW
55h
;
Required
MOVWF
EECON2
; Write 55h
Sequence
MOVLW
AAh
;
MOVWF
EECON2
; Write AAh
BSF
EECON1, WR
; Set WR bit to begin write
BSF
INTCON, GIE
; Enable Interrupts
SLEEP
BCF
; Wait for interrupt to signal write complete
EECON1, WREN
; Disable writes
The write will not initiate if the above sequence is not
exactly followed (write 55h to EECON2, write AAh to
EECON2, then set WR bit) for each byte. It is strongly
recommended that interrupts be disabled during this
code segment.
Additionally, the WREN bit in EECON1 must be set to
enable writes. This mechanism prevents accidental
writes to data EEPROM due to unexpected code execution (i.e., runaway programs). The WREN bit should
be kept clear at all times, except when updating the
EEPROM. The WREN bit is not cleared by hardware
is set. The WREN bit must be set on a previous instruction. Both WR and WREN cannot be set with the same
instruction.
At the completion of the write cycle, the WR bit is
cleared in hardware and the EEPROM Write Complete
Interrupt Flag bit (EEIF) is set. EEIF must be cleared by
software.
After a write sequence has been initiated, clearing the
WREN bit will not affect the current write cycle. The WR
bit will be inhibited from being set unless the WREN bit
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Reading the FLASH Program Memory
A program memory location may be read by writing two
bytes of the address to the EEADR and EEADRH registers, setting the EEPGD control bit (EECON1<7>)
and then setting control bit RD (EECON1<0>). Once
the read control bit is set, the microcontroller will use
the next two instruction cycles to read the data. The
EXAMPLE 4-3:
Required
data is available in the EEDATA and EEDATH registers
after the second NOP instruction. Therefore, it can be
read as two bytes in the following instructions. The
EEDATA and EEDATH registers will hold this value until
another read operation or until it is written to by the user
(during a write operation).
FLASH PROGRAM READ
BSF
STATUS, RP1
;
BCF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 2
MOVLW
ADDRH
;
MOVWF
EEADRH
; MSByte of Program Address to read
MOVLW
ADDRL
;
MOVWF
EEADR
; LSByte of Program Address to read
BSF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 3
BSF
EECON1, EEPGD
; Point to PROGRAM memory
BSF
EECON1, RD
; EEPROM Read
Sequence
NOP
; memory is read in the next two cycles after BSF EECON1,RD
NOP
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;
BCF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 2
MOVF
EEDATA, W
; W = LSByte of Program EEDATA
MOVF
EEDATH, W
; W = MSByte of Program EEDATA
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trol bit (EECON1<7>), and then set control bit WR
(EECON1<1>). The sequence in Example 4-4 must be
followed to initiate a write to program memory.
Writing to the FLASH Program
Memory
When the PIC16F870/871 are fully code protected or
not code protected, a word of the FLASH program
memory may be written provided the WRT configuration bit is set. If the PIC16F870/871 are partially code
protected, then a word of FLASH program memory
may be written if the word is in a non-code protected
segment of memory and the WRT configuration bit is
set. To write a FLASH program location, the first two
bytes of the address must be written to the EEADR and
EEADRH registers and two bytes of the data to the
EEDATA and EEDATH registers, set the EEPGD con-
EXAMPLE 4-4:
The microcontroller will then halt internal operations
during the next two instruction cycles for the TPEW
(parameter D133) in which the write takes place. This
is not SLEEP mode, as the clocks and peripherals will
continue to run. Therefore, the two instructions following the “BSF EECON, WR” should be NOP instructions.
After the write cycle, the microcontroller will resume
operation with the 3rd instruction after the EECON1
write instruction.
FLASH PROGRAM WRITE
BSF
STATUS, RP1
;
BCF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 2
MOVLW
ADDRH
;
MOVWF
EEADRH
; MSByte of Program Address to read
MOVLW
ADDRL
;
MOVWF
EEADR
; LSByte of Program Address to read
MOVLW
DATAH
;
MOVWF
EEDATH
; MS Program Memory Value to write
MOVLW
DATAL
;
MOVWF
EEDATA
; LS Program Memory Value to write
BSF
STATUS, RP0
; Bank 3
BSF
EECON1, EEPGD
; Point to PROGRAM memory
BSF
EECON1, WREN
; Enable writes
BCF
INTCON, GIE
; Disable Interrupts
MOVLW
55h
;
Required
MOVWF
EECON2
; Write 55h
Sequence
MOVLW
AAh
;
MOVWF
EECON2
; Write AAh
BSF
EECON1, WR
; Set WR bit to begin write
NOP
; Instructions here are ignored by the microcontroller
NOP
; Microcontroller will halt operation and wait for
; a write complete. After the write
; the microcontroller continues with 3rd instruction
BSF
INTCON,
BCF
EECON1, WREN
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; Enable Interrupts
; Disable writes
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4.7
Write Verify
4.9
Depending on the application, good programming practice may dictate that the value written to the memory
should be verified against the original value. This
should be used in applications where excessive writes
can stress bits near the specification limit.
Generally a write failure will be a bit which was written
as a ’1’, but reads back as a ’0’ (due to leakage off the
bit).
4.8
Protection Against Spurious Write
4.8.1
EEPROM DATA MEMORY
There are conditions when the device may not want to
write to the data EEPROM memory. To protect against
spurious EEPROM writes, various mechanisms have
been built-in. On power-up, the WREN bit is cleared.
Also, the Power-up Timer (72 ms duration) prevents
EEPROM write.
The write initiate sequence and the WREN bit together
help prevent an accidental write during brown-out,
power glitch, or software malfunction.
4.8.2
PROGRAM FLASH MEMORY
To protect against spurious writes to FLASH program
memory, the WRT bit in the configuration word may be
programmed to ‘0’ to prevent writes. The write initiate
sequence must also be followed. WRT and the configuration word cannot be programmed by user code, only
through the use of an external programmer.
TABLE 4-1:
Operation during Code Protect
Each reprogrammable memory block has its own code
protect mechanism. External Read and Write operations are disabled if either of these mechanisms are
enabled.
4.9.1
DATA EEPROM MEMORY
The microcontroller itself can both read and write to the
internal Data EEPROM, regardless of the state of the
code protect configuration bit.
When data memory is code protected (CONFIG<8>=0)
any further external programming access of program
memory is disabled. To reenable programming access
to program memory, both bulk erase and removal of
code protection must be performed on program and
data memory.
4.9.2
PROGRAM FLASH MEMORY
The microcontroller can read and execute instructions
out of the internal FLASH program memory, regardless
of the state of the code protect configuration bits. However, the WRT configuration bit and the code protect
bits have different effects on writing to program memory. Table 4-1 shows the various configurations and
status of reads and writes. To erase the WRT or code
protection bits in the configuration word requires that
the device be fully erased.
READ/WRITE STATE OF INTERNAL FLASH PROGRAM MEMORY
Configuration Bits
Memory Location
CP1
CP0
WRT
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
1
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Read
Internal
Write
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
All program memory
All program memory
All program memory
All program memory
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No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
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TABLE 4-2:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH DATA EEPROM/PROGRAM FLASH
Name
0Bh, 8Bh,
INTCON
10Bh, 18Bh
10Dh
EEADR
10Fh
EEADRH
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
resets
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x
0000 000u
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
—
—
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
EEPROM address register
—
—
—
10Ch
EEDATA
10Eh
EEDATH
—
—
18Ch
EECON1
EEPGD
—
18Dh
EECON2
8Dh
PIE2
—
—
—
EEIE
0Dh
PIR2
—
—
—
EEIF
Legend:
EEPROM address high
EEPROM data resister
EEPROM data resister high
—
—
WREN
WR
RD
x--- x000
x--- u000
—
—
—
—
---0 ----
---0 ----
—
—
—
—
---0 ----
---0 ----
WRERR
EEPROM control resister2 (not a physical resister)
x = unknown, u = unchanged, r = reserved, - = unimplemented read as ’0’. Shaded cells are not used by the
Timer1 module.
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5.0
TIMER0 MODULE
Counter mode is selected by setting bit T0CS
(OPTION_REG<5>). In counter mode, Timer0 will
increment either on every rising or falling edge of pin
RA4/T0CKI. The incrementing edge is determined by
the Timer0 Source Edge Select bit T0SE
(OPTION_REG<4>). Clearing bit T0SE selects the rising edge. Restrictions on the external clock input are
discussed in detail in Section 5.2.
The Timer0 module timer/counter has the following features:
•
•
•
•
•
•
8-bit timer/counter
Readable and writable
8-bit software programmable prescaler
Internal or external clock select
Interrupt on overflow from FFh to 00h
Edge select for external clock
The prescaler is mutually exclusively shared between
the Timer0 module and the watchdog timer. The prescaler is not readable or writable. Section 5.3 details the
operation of the prescaler.
Figure 5-1 is a block diagram of the Timer0 module and
the prescaler shared with the WDT.
5.1
Additional information on the Timer0 module is available
in the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU Family Reference
Manual (DS33023).
The TMR0 interrupt is generated when the TMR0 register overflows from FFh to 00h. This overflow sets bit
T0IF (INTCON<2>). The interrupt can be masked by
clearing bit T0IE (INTCON<5>). Bit T0IF must be
cleared in software by the Timer0 module interrupt service routine before re-enabling this interrupt. The
TMR0 interrupt cannot awaken the processor from
SLEEP since the timer is shut off during SLEEP.
Timer mode is selected by clearing bit T0CS
(OPTION_REG<5>). In timer mode, the Timer0 module will increment every instruction cycle (without prescaler). If the TMR0 register is written, the increment is
inhibited for the following two instruction cycles. The
user can work around this by writing an adjusted value
to the TMR0 register.
FIGURE 5-1:
Timer0 Interrupt
BLOCK DIAGRAM OF THE TIMER0/WDT PRESCALER
Data Bus
CLKOUT (= FOSC/4)
0
RA4/T0CKI
Pin
8
M
U
X
1
M
U
X
0
1
SYNC
2
Cycles
TMR0 reg
T0SE
T0CS
Set Flag Bit T0IF
on Overflow
PSA
PRESCALER
0
Watchdog
Timer
M
U
X
1
8-bit Prescaler
8
8 - to - 1MUX
PS2:PS0
PSA
WDT Enable bit
1
0
MUX
PSA
WDT
Time-out
Note: T0CS, T0SE, PSA, PS2:PS0 are (OPTION_REG<5:0>).
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5.2
Using Timer0 with an External Clock
module means that there is no prescaler for the watchdog timer, and vice-versa. This prescaler is not readable
or writable (see Figure 5-1).
When no prescaler is used, the external clock input is
the same as the prescaler output. The synchronization
of T0CKI with the internal phase clocks is accomplished by sampling the prescaler output on the Q2 and
Q4 cycles of the internal phase clocks. Therefore, it is
necessary for T0CKI to be high for at least 2Tosc (and
a small RC delay of 20 ns) and low for at least 2Tosc
(and a small RC delay of 20 ns). Refer to the electrical
specification of the desired device.
5.3
The PSA and PS2:PS0 bits (OPTION_REG<3:0>) determine the prescaler assignment and prescale ratio.
When assigned to the Timer0 module, all instructions
writing to the TMR0 register (e.g. CLRF 1, MOVWF 1,
BSF 1,x....etc.) will clear the prescaler. When assigned
to WDT, a CLRWDT instruction will clear the prescaler
along with the Watchdog Timer. The prescaler is not
readable or writable.
Prescaler
Note:
There is only one prescaler available, which is mutually
exclusively shared between the Timer0 module and the
watchdog timer. A prescaler assignment for the Timer0
Writing to TMR0, when the prescaler is
assigned to Timer0, will clear the prescaler
count, but will not change the prescaler
assignment.
REGISTER 5-1: OPTION_REG REGISTER
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
R/W-1
RBPU
INTEDG
T0CS
T0SE
PSA
PS2
PS1
PS0
bit 7
bit 0
bit 7:
RBPU
bit 6:
INTEDG
bit 5:
T0CS: TMR0 Clock Source Select bit
1 = Transition on T0CKI pin
0 = Internal instruction cycle clock (CLKOUT)
bit 4:
T0SE: TMR0 Source Edge Select bit
1 = Increment on high-to-low transition on T0CKI pin
0 = Increment on low-to-high transition on T0CKI pin
bit 3:
PSA: Prescaler Assignment bit
1 = Prescaler is assigned to the WDT
0 = Prescaler is assigned to the Timer0 module
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
bit 2-0: PS2:PS0: Prescaler Rate Select bits
Note:
Bit Value
TMR0 Rate
WDT Rate
000
001
010
011
100
101
110
111
1:2
1:4
1:8
1 : 16
1 : 32
1 : 64
1 : 128
1 : 256
1:1
1:2
1:4
1:8
1 : 16
1 : 32
1 : 64
1 : 128
To avoid an unintended device RESET, the instruction sequence shown in the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU
Family Reference Manual (DS33023) must be executed when changing the prescaler assignment from
Timer0 to the WDT. This sequence must be followed even if the WDT is disabled.
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TABLE 5-1:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH TIMER0
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
01h,101h
TMR0
0Bh,8Bh,
10Bh,18Bh
INTCON
81h,181h
OPTION_REG RBPU INTEDG
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Timer0 module’s register
GIE
PEIE
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on all
other resets
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x
0000 000u
T0CS
T0SE
PSA
PS2
PS1
PS0
1111 1111
1111 1111
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented locations read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by Timer0.
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6.0
TIMER1 MODULE
In timer mode, Timer1 increments every instruction
cycle. In counter mode, it increments on every rising
edge of the external clock input.
The Timer1 module is a 16-bit timer/counter consisting
of two 8-bit registers (TMR1H and TMR1L), which are
readable and writable. The TMR1 Register pair
(TMR1H:TMR1L) increments from 0000h to FFFFh
and rolls over to 0000h. The TMR1 Interrupt, if enabled,
is generated on overflow, which is latched in interrupt
flag bit TMR1IF (PIR1<0>). This interrupt can be
enabled/disabled by setting/clearing TMR1 interrupt
enable bit TMR1IE (PIE1<0>).
Timer1 can be enabled/disabled by setting/clearing
control bit TMR1ON (T1CON<0>).
Timer1 also has an internal “reset input”. This reset can
be generated by the CCP module (Section 8.0).
Register 6-1 shows the Timer1 control register.
When the Timer1 oscillator is enabled (T1OSCEN is
set), the RC1/T1OSI and RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI pins
become inputs. That is, the TRISC<1:0> value is
ignored.
Timer1 can operate in one of two modes:
• As a timer
• As a counter
Additional information on timer modules is available in
the PICmicro™ Mid-range MCU Family Reference
Manual (DS33023).
The operating mode is determined by the clock select
bit, TMR1CS (T1CON<1>).
REGISTER 6-1: T1CON: TIMER1 CONTROL REGISTER (ADDRESS 10h)
U-0
—
bit7
U-0
—
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
T1CKPS1 T1CKPS0 T1OSCEN T1SYNC TMR1CS TMR1ON
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
bit 7-6: Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 5-4: T1CKPS<1:0>: Timer1 Input Clock Prescale Select bits
11 = 1:8 Prescale value
10 = 1:4 Prescale value
01 = 1:2 Prescale value
00 = 1:1 Prescale value
bit 3:
bit 2:
T1OSCEN: Timer1 Oscillator Enable Control bit
1 = Oscillator is enabled
0 = Oscillator is shut off (The oscillator inverter is turned off to eliminate power drain)
T1SYNC: Timer1 External Clock Input Synchronization Control bit
TMR1CS = 1
1 = Do not synchronize external clock input
0 = Synchronize external clock input
TMR1CS = 0
This bit is ignored. Timer1 uses the internal clock when TMR1CS = 0.
bit 1:
TMR1CS: Timer1 Clock Source Select bit
1 = External clock from pin RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI (on the rising edge)
0 = Internal clock (FOSC/4)
bit 0:
TMR1ON: Timer1 On bit
1 = Enables Timer1
0 = Stops Timer1
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6.1
Timer1 Operation in Timer Mode
6.2
Timer mode is selected by clearing the TMR1CS
(T1CON<1>) bit. In this mode, the input clock to the
timer is FOSC/4. The synchronize control bit T1SYNC
(T1CON<2>) has no effect since the internal clock is
always in sync.
FIGURE 6-1:
Timer1 Counter Operation
Timer1 may operate in asynchronous or usynchronous
mode depending on the setting of the TMR1CS bit.
When Timer1 is being incremented via an external
source, increments occur on a rising edge. After
Timer1 is enabled in counter mode, the module must
first have a falling edge before the counter begins to
increment.
TIMER1 INCREMENTING EDGE
T1CKI
(Default high)
T1CKI
(Default low)
Note: Arrows indicate counter increments.
6.3
If T1SYNC is cleared, then the external clock input is
synchronized with internal phase clocks. The synchronization is done after the prescaler stage. The prescaler stage is an asynchronous ripple-counter.
Timer1 Operation in Synchronized
Counter Mode
Counter mode is selected by setting bit TMR1CS. In
this mode, the timer increments on every rising edge of
clock input on pin RC1/T1OSI, when bit T1OSCEN is
set, or on pin RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI, when bit T1OSCEN
is cleared.
FIGURE 6-2:
In this configuration, during SLEEP mode, Timer1 will
not increment even if the external clock is present,
since the synchronization circuit is shut off. The prescaler however will continue to increment.
TIMER1 BLOCK DIAGRAM
Set flag bit
TMR1IF on
Overflow
0
TMR1
TMR1H
Synchronized
clock input
TMR1L
1
TMR1ON
on/off
T1OSC
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
RC1/T1OSI(2)
T1SYNC
(2)
1
T1OSCEN FOSC/4
Enable
Internal
Oscillator(1) Clock
Synchronize
Prescaler
1, 2, 4, 8
det
0
2
T1CKPS<1:0>
Q Clock
TMR1CS
Note 1: When the T1OSCEN bit is cleared, the inverter is turned off. This eliminates power drain.
2: For the PIC16F870/871, the Schmitt Trigger is not implemented in external clock mode.
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6.4
Timer1 Operation in Asynchronous
Counter Mode
If control bit T1SYNC (T1CON<2>) is set, the external
clock input is not synchronized. The timer continues to
increment asynchronous to the internal phase clocks.
The timer will continue to run during SLEEP and can
generate an interrupt on overflow, which will wake-up
the processor. However, special precautions in software are needed to read/write the timer (Section 6.4.1).
In asynchronous counter mode, Timer1 can not be used
as a time-base for capture or compare operations.
6.4.1
READING AND WRITING TIMER1 IN
ASYNCHRONOUS COUNTER MODE
Reading TMR1H or TMR1L while the timer is running
from an external asynchronous clock will guarantee a
valid read (taken care of in hardware). However, the
user should keep in mind that reading the 16-bit timer
in two 8-bit values itself poses certain problems, since
the timer may overflow between the reads.
For writes, it is recommended that the user simply stop
the timer and write the desired values. A write contention may occur by writing to the timer registers, while
the register is incrementing. This may produce an
unpredictable value in the timer register.
Reading the 16-bit value requires some care. Examples
12-2 and 12-3 in the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU Family Reference Manual (DS33023) show how to read and
write Timer1 when it is running in asynchronous mode.
6.5
Timer1 Oscillator
A crystal oscillator circuit is built-in between pins T1OSI
(input) and T1OSO (amplifier output). It is enabled by
setting control bit T1OSCEN (T1CON<3>). The oscillator is a low power oscillator rated up to 200 kHz. It will
continue to run during SLEEP. It is primarily intended
for use with a 32 kHz crystal. Table 6-1 shows the
capacitor selection for the Timer1 oscillator.
The Timer1 oscillator is identical to the LP oscillator.
The user must provide a software time delay to ensure
proper oscillator start-up.
TABLE 6-1:
CAPACITOR SELECTION FOR
THE TIMER1 OSCILLATOR
Osc Type
Freq
C1
C2
LP
32 kHz
100 kHz
200 kHz
33 pF
15 pF
15 pF
33 pF
15 pF
15 pF
These values are for design guidance only.
Crystals Tested:
32.768 kHz
100 kHz
200 kHz
Epson C-001R32.768K-A
Epson C-2 100.00 KC-P
STD XTL 200.000 kHz
± 20 PPM
± 20 PPM
± 20 PPM
Note 1: Higher capacitance increases the stability of
oscillator, but also increases the start-up time.
2: Since each resonator/crystal has its own characteristics, the user should consult the resonator/
crystal manufacturer for appropriate values of
external components.
6.6
Resetting Timer1 using CCP1 Trigger
Output
If the CCP1 module is configured in compare mode to
generate a “special event trigger” (CCP1M<3:0> =
1011), this signal will reset Timer1.
Note:
The special event trigger from the CCP1
module will not set interrupt flag bit
TMR1IF (PIR1<0>).
Timer1 must be configured for either timer or synchronized counter mode to take advantage of this feature. If
Timer1 is running in asynchronous counter mode, this
reset operation may not work.
In the event that a write to Timer1 coincides with a special event trigger from CCP1, the write will take precedence.
In this mode of operation, the CCPR1H:CCPR1L register pair effectively becomes the period register for
Timer1.
6.7
Resetting of Timer1 Register Pair
(TMR1H, TMR1L)
TMR1H and TMR1L registers are not reset to 00h on a
POR or any other reset except by the CCP1 special
event trigger.
T1CON register is reset to 00h on a Power-on Reset or
a Brown-out Reset, which shuts off the timer and
leaves a 1:1 prescale. In all other resets, the register is
unaffected.
6.8
Timer1 Prescaler
The prescaler counter is cleared on writes to the
TMR1H or TMR1L registers.
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TABLE 6-2:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH TIMER1 AS A TIMER/COUNTER
Name
0Bh,8Bh, INTCON
10Bh,
18Bh
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
resets
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x 0000 000u
PIR1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000 0000 -000
8Ch
PIE1
(1)
PSPIE
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE
0000 -000 0000 -000
0Eh
TMR1L
Holding register for the Least Significant Byte of the 16-bit TMR1 register
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
0Fh
TMR1H Holding register for the Most Significant Byte of the 16-bit TMR1 register
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
10h
T1CON
0Ch
—
—
T1CKPS1 T1CKPS0 T1OSCEN T1SYNC TMR1CS TMR1ON --00 0000 --uu uuuu
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by the Timer1 module.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
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7.0
TIMER2 MODULE
7.1
Timer2 is an 8-bit timer with a prescaler and a
postscaler. It can be used as the PWM time-base for
the PWM mode of the CCP module(s). The TMR2 register is readable and writable, and is cleared on any
device reset.
The input clock (FOSC/4) has a prescale option of 1:1,
1:4
or
1:16,
selected
by
control
bits
T2CKPS1:T2CKPS0 (T2CON<1:0>).
The Timer2 module has an 8-bit period register PR2.
Timer2 increments from 00h until it matches PR2 and
then resets to 00h on the next increment cycle. PR2 is
a readable and writable register. The PR2 register is initialized to FFh upon reset.
The match output of TMR2 goes through a 4-bit
postscaler (which gives a 1:1 to 1:16 scaling inclusive)
to generate a TMR2 interrupt (latched in flag bit
TMR2IF, (PIR1<1>)).
Timer2 Prescaler and Postscaler
The prescaler and postscaler counters are cleared
when any of the following occurs:
• a write to the TMR2 register
• a write to the T2CON register
• any device reset (POR, MCLR reset, WDT reset
or BOR)
TMR2 is not cleared when T2CON is written.
7.2
Output of TMR2
The output of TMR2 (before the postscaler) is fed to the
SSPort module, which optionally uses it to generate
shift clock.
FIGURE 7-1:
TIMER2 BLOCK DIAGRAM
Sets flag
bit TMR2IF
Timer2 can be shut off by clearing control bit TMR2ON
(T2CON<2>) to minimize power consumption.
TMR2 reg
Register 7-1 shows the Timer2 control register.
Postscaler
1:1 to 1:16
Additional information on timer modules is available in
the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU Family Reference
Manual (DS33023).
EQ
Comparator
4
PR2 reg
Prescaler
1:1, 1:4, 1:16
FOSC/4
2
T2CKPS1:
T2CKPS0
T2OUTPS3:
T2OUTPS0
REGISTER 7-1: T2CON: TIMER2 CONTROL REGISTER (ADDRESS 12h)
U-0
—
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
TOUTPS3 TOUTPS2 TOUTPS1 TOUTPS0 TMR2ON
R/W-0
R/W-0
T2CKPS1 T2CKPS0
bit7
bit0
bit 7:
Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 6-3:
TOUTPS3:TOUTPS0: Timer2 Output Postscale Select bits
0000 = 1:1 Postscale
0001 = 1:2 Postscale
0010 = 1:3 Postscale
•
•
•
1111 = 1:16 Postscale
bit 2:
TMR2ON: Timer2 On bit
1 = Timer2 is on
0 = Timer2 is off
bit 1-0:
T2CKPS1:T2CKPS0: Timer2 Clock Prescale Select bits
00 = Prescaler is 1
01 = Prescaler is 4
1x = Prescaler is 16
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R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
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Address
Name
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH TIMER2 AS A TIMER/COUNTER
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
resets
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x 0000 000u
PIR1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000 0000 -000
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE
0000 -000 0000 -000
11h
TMR2
12h
T2CON
92h
PR2
0Bh,8Bh,
INTCON
10Bh,18Bh
0Ch
Legend:
Note 1:
0000 0000 0000 0000
Timer2 module’s register
—
TOUTPS3 TOUTPS2 TOUTPS1 TOUTPS0 TMR2ON T2CKPS1
T2CKPS0 -000 0000 -000 0000
1111 1111 1111 1111
Timer2 Period Register
x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by the Timer2 module.
Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
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8.0
CAPTURE/COMPARE/PWM
MODULE
the operation of CCP1. The special event trigger is generated by a compare match and will reset Timer1 and
start an A/D conversion (if the A/D module is enabled).
The Capture/Compare/PWM (CCP) module contains a
16-bit register which can operate as a:
• 16-bit Capture register
• 16-bit Compare register
• PWM master/slave Duty Cycle register
Additional information on CCP modules is available in
the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU Family Reference
Manual (DS33023) and in Application Note 594, “Using
the CCP Modules” (DS00594).
TABLE 8-1:
Table 8-1 shows the resources used by the CCP module. In the following sections, the operation of a CCP
module is described.
CCP1 Module:
Capture/Compare/PWM Register1 (CCPR1) is comprised of two 8-bit registers: CCPR1L (low byte) and
CCPR1H (high byte). The CCP1CON register controls
CCP MODE - TIMER
RESOURCES REQUIRED
CCP Mode
Timer Resource
Capture
Compare
PWM
Timer1
Timer1
Timer2
REGISTER 8-1: CCP1CON REGISTER (ADDRESS: 17h)
U-0
U-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
—
—
CCP1X
CCP1Y
CCP1M3
CCP1M2
CCP1M1
CCP1M0
bit7
bit0
R =Readable bit
W =Writable bit
U =Unimplemented bit, read as ‘0’
- n =Value at POR reset
bit 7-6: Unimplemented: Read as ’0’
bit 5-4: CCP1<X:Y>: PWM Least Significant bits
Capture Mode: Unused
Compare Mode: Unused
PWM Mode: These bits are the two LSbs of the PWM duty cycle. The eight MSbs are found in CCPR1L.
bit 3-0: CCP1M<3:0>: CCPx Mode Select bits
0000 = Capture/Compare/PWM off (resets CCP module)
0100 = Capture mode, every falling edge
0101 = Capture mode, every rising edge
0110 = Capture mode, every 4th rising edge
0111 = Capture mode, every 16th rising edge
1000 = Compare mode, set output on match (CCP1IF bit is set)
1001 = Compare mode, clear output on match (CCP1IF bit is set)
1010 = Compare mode, generate software interrupt on match (CCP1IF bit is set, CCP pin is unaffected)
1011 = Compare mode, trigger special event (CCP1IF bit is set, CCP1 pin is unaffected); CCP1 resets
TMR1 and starts an A/D conversion (if A/D module is enabled)
11xx = PWM mode
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8.1
Capture Mode
8.1.2
In Capture mode, CCPR1H:CCPR1L captures the
16-bit value of the TMR1 register when an event occurs
on pin RC2/CCP1. An event is defined as:
•
•
•
•
Every falling edge
Every rising edge
Every 4th rising edge
Every 16th rising edge
8.1.1
CCP PIN CONFIGURATION
In Capture mode, the RC2/CCP1 pin should be configured as an input by setting the TRISC<2> bit.
Note:
If the RC2/CCP1 pin is configured as an
output, a write to the port can cause a capture condition.
FIGURE 8-1:
CAPTURE MODE OPERATION
BLOCK DIAGRAM
Prescaler
÷ 1, 4, 16
Set flag bit CCP1IF
(PIR1<2>)
RC2/CCP1
Pin
CCPR1H
and
edge detect
Timer1 must be running in timer mode or synchronized
counter mode for the CCP module to use the capture
feature. In asynchronous counter mode, the capture
operation may not work.
8.1.3
An event is selected by control bits CCP1M<3:0>
(CCP1CON<3:0>). When a capture is made, the interrupt request flag bit CCP1IF (PIR1<2>) is set. The
interrupt flag must be cleared in software. If another
capture occurs before the value in register CCPR1 is
read, the old captured value will be lost.
SOFTWARE INTERRUPT
When the capture mode is changed, a false capture
interrupt may be generated. The user should keep bit
CCP1IE (PIE1<2>) clear to avoid false interrupts and
should clear the flag bit CCP1IF following any such
change in operating mode.
8.1.4
CCP PRESCALER
There are four prescaler settings, specified by bits
CCP1M<3:0>. Whenever the CCP module is turned off,
or the CCP module is not in capture mode, the prescaler counter is cleared. Any reset will clear the prescaler counter.
Switching from one capture prescaler to another may
generate an interrupt. Also, the prescaler counter will
not be cleared, therefore, the first capture may be from
a non-zero prescaler. Example 8-1 shows the recommended method for switching between capture prescalers. This example also clears the prescaler counter
and will not generate the “false” interrupt.
EXAMPLE 8-1:
CCPR1L
Capture
Enable
TMR1H
TIMER1 MODE SELECTION
TMR1L
CLRF
MOVLW
MOVWF
CCP1CON<3:0>
CHANGING BETWEEN
CAPTURE PRESCALERS
CCP1CON
;Turn CCP module off
NEW_CAPT_PS;Load the W reg with
; the new precscaler
; move value and CCP ON
CCP1CON
;Load CCP1CON with this
; value
Q’s
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8.2
.
Compare Mode
In Compare mode, the 16-bit CCPR1 register value is
constantly compared against the TMR1 register pair
value. When a match occurs, the RC2/CCP1 pin is:
• Driven high
• Driven low
• Remains unchanged
8.3
The action on the pin is based on the value of control
bits CCP1M<3:0> (CCP1CON<3:0>). At the same
time, interrupt flag bit CCP1IF is set.
FIGURE 8-2:
COMPARE MODE OPERATION
BLOCK DIAGRAM
Special event trigger will:
reset Timer1, but not set interrupt flag bit TMR1IF (PIR1<0>),
and set bit GO/DONE (ADCON0<2>).
Special Event Trigger
Set flag bit CCP1IF
(PIR1<2>)
CCPR1H CCPR1L
Q
S
Output
Logic
match
RC2/CCP1
R
Pin
TRISC<2>
Output Enable CCP1CON<3:0>
Mode Select
8.2.1
The special event trigger from the CCP1
module will not set interrupt flag bit
TMR1IF (PIR1<0>).
PWM Mode (PWM)
In pulse width modulation mode, the CCP1 pin produces up to a 10-bit resolution PWM output. Since the
CCP1 pin is multiplexed with the PORTC data latch, the
TRISC<2> bit must be cleared to make the CCP1 pin
an output.
Note:
Clearing the CCP1CON register will force
the CCP1 PWM output latch to the default
low level. This is not the PORTC I/O data
latch.
Figure 8-3 shows a simplified block diagram of the CCP
module in PWM mode.
For a step-by-step procedure on how to set up the CCP
module for PWM operation, see Section 8.3.3.
FIGURE 8-3:
TMR1H
Duty Cycle Registers
TMR1L
CCP PIN CONFIGURATION
CCPR1H (Slave)
Clearing the CCP1CON register will force
the RC2/CCP1 compare output latch to the
default low level. This is not the data latch.
SOFTWARE INTERRUPT MODE
Q
RC2/CCP1
(Note 1)
S
TIMER1 MODE SELECTION
When Generate Software Interrupt mode is chosen, the
CCP1 pin is not affected. The CCPIF bit is set causing
a CCP interrupt (if enabled).
8.2.4
R
Comparator
Timer1 must be running in Timer mode or Synchronized Counter mode if the CCP module is using the
compare feature. In Asynchronous Counter mode, the
compare operation may not work.
8.2.3
CCP1CON<5:4>
CCPR1L
TMR2
8.2.2
SIMPLIFIED PWM BLOCK
DIAGRAM
Comparator
The user must configure the RC2/CCP1 pin as an output by clearing the TRISC<2> bit.
Note:
Note:
TRISC<2>
Comparator
PR2
Clear Timer,
CCP1 pin and
latch D.C.
Note 1: 8-bit timer is concatenated with 2-bit internal Q clock
or 2 bits of the prescaler to create 10-bit time-base.
SPECIAL EVENT TRIGGER
In this mode, an internal hardware trigger is generated,
which may be used to initiate an action.
The special event trigger output of CCP1 resets the
TMR1 register pair and starts an A/D conversion (if the
A/D module is enabled). This allows the CCPR1 register to effectively be a 16-bit programmable period register for Timer1.
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A PWM output (Figure 8-4) has a time-base (period)
and a time that the output stays high (duty cycle). The
frequency of the PWM is the inverse of the period (1/
period).
FIGURE 8-4:
PWM OUTPUT
The CCPR1H register and a 2-bit internal latch are
used to double buffer the PWM duty cycle. This double
buffering is essential for glitchless PWM operation.
When the CCPR1H and 2-bit latch match TMR2 concatenated with an internal 2-bit Q clock or 2 bits of the
TMR2 prescaler, the CCP1 pin is cleared.
Maximum PWM resolution (bits) for a given PWM
frequency:
Period
Resolution
Duty Cycle
=
FOSC
log FPWM
(
log(2)
)
bits
TMR2 = PR2
Note:
TMR2 = Duty Cycle
TMR2 = PR2
8.3.3
8.3.1
PR2 =
FOSC
—1
4 • FPWM • TMR2 Prescale value
The following steps should be taken when configuring
the CCP module for PWM operation:
1.
2.
3.
When TMR2 is equal to PR2, the following three events
occur on the next increment cycle:
• TMR2 is cleared
• The CCP1 pin is set (exception: if PWM duty
cycle = 0%, the CCP1 pin will not be set)
• The PWM duty cycle is latched from CCPR1L into
CCPR1H
8.3.2
SET-UP FOR PWM OPERATION
PWM PERIOD
The PWM period is specified by writing to the PR2 register. The PWM period can be calculated using the following formula:
Note:
If the PWM duty cycle value is longer than
the PWM period, the CCP1 pin will not be
cleared.
4.
5.
Set the PWM period by writing to the PR2 register.
Set the PWM duty cycle by writing to the
CCPR1L register and CCP1CON<5:4> bits.
Make the CCP1 pin an output by clearing the
TRISC<2> bit.
Set the TMR2 prescale value and enable Timer2
by writing to T2CON.
Configure the CCP1 module for PWM operation.
The Timer2 postscaler (see Section 8.1) is
not used in the determination of the PWM
frequency. The postscaler could be used to
have a servo update rate at a different frequency than the PWM output.
PWM DUTY CYCLE
The PWM duty cycle is specified by writing to the
CCPR1L register and to the CCP1CON<5:4> bits. Up
to 10-bit resolution is available. The CCPR1L contains
the eight MSbs and the CCP1CON<5:4> contains the
two LSbs. This 10-bit value is represented by
CCPR1L:CCP1CON<5:4>. The following equation is
used to calculate the PWM duty cycle in time:
PWM duty cycle = (CCPR1L:CCP1CON<5:4>) •
Tosc • (TMR2 prescale value)
CCPR1L and CCP1CON<5:4> can be written to at any
time, but the duty cycle value is not latched into
CCPR1H until after a match between PR2 and TMR2
occurs (i.e., the period is complete). In PWM mode,
CCPR1H is a read-only register.
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TABLE 8-2:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH CAPTURE, COMPARE, AND TIMER1
Name
Bit 7
0Bh,8Bh, INTCON
10Bh,18Bh
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on
all other
resets
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
PIR1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF 0000 -000 0000 -000
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE 0000 -000 0000 -000
87h
TRISC
PORTC Data Direction Register
1111 1111 1111 1111
0Eh
TMR1L
Holding register for the Least Significant Byte of the 16-bit TMR1 register
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
0Fh
TMR1H
Holding register for the Most Significant Byte of the 16-bit TMR1 register
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
0Ch
—
—
RBIF
Value on:
POR,
BOR
0000 000x 0000 000u
T1CKPS1 T1CKPS0 T1OSCEN T1SYNC TMR1CS TMR1ON --00 0000 --uu uuuu
10h
T1CON
15h
CCPR1L
Capture/Compare/PWM register1 (LSB)
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
16h
CCPR1H
Capture/Compare/PWM register1 (MSB)
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
17h
CCP1CON
—
—
CCP1X
CCP1Y
CCP1M3
CCP1M2 CCP1M1 CCP1M0 --00 0000 --00 0000
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as ’0’. Shaded cells are not used by Capture and Timer1.
Note 1:The PSP is not implemented on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
TABLE 8-3:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH PWM AND TIMER2
Name
0Bh,8Bh, INTCON
10Bh,18Bh
Bit 7
Bit 6
GIE
PEIE
Bit 5
T0IE
Bit 4
Bit 3
INTE
RBIE
Bit 2
T0IF
Bit 1
INTF
Bit 0
RBIF
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
resets
0000 000x 0000 000u
0Ch
PIR1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF 0000 -000 0000 -000
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE 0000 -000 0000 -000
87h
TRISC
PORTC Data Direction Register
1111 1111 1111 1111
11h
TMR2
Timer2 module’s register
0000 0000 0000 0000
92h
PR2
Timer2 module’s period register
1111 1111 1111 1111
12h
T2CON
15h
CCPR1L
Capture/Compare/PWM register1 (LSB)
16h
CCPR1H
Capture/Compare/PWM register1 (MSB)
17h
CCP1CON
—
TOUTPS3 TOUTPS2 TOUTPS1 TOUTPS0 TMR2ON T2CKPS1 T2CKPS0 -000 0000 -000 0000
—
—
CCP1X
CCP1Y
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
xxxx xxxx uuuu uuuu
CCP1M3 CCP1M2 CCP1M1 CCP1M0 --00 0000 --00 0000
Legend: x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by PWM and Timer2.
Note 1:Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
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9.0
ADDRESSABLE UNIVERSAL
SYNCHRONOUS
ASYNCHRONOUS RECEIVER
TRANSMITTER (USART)
The USART can be configured in the following modes:
• Asynchronous (full duplex)
• Synchronous - Master (half duplex)
• Synchronous - Slave (half duplex)
Bit SPEN (RCSTA<7>) and bits TRISC<7:6> have to
be set in order to configure pins RC6/TX/CK and
RC7/RX/DT as the Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter.
The Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver
Transmitter (USART) module is one of the two serial
I/O modules. (USART is also known as a Serial Communications Interface or SCI). The USART can be configured as a full duplex asynchronous system that can
communicate with peripheral devices such as CRT terminals and personal computers, or it can be configured
as a half duplex synchronous system that can communicate with peripheral devices such as A/D or D/A integrated circuits, serial EEPROMs etc.
The USART module also has a multi-processor communication capability using 9-bit address detection.
REGISTER 9-1: TXSTA: TRANSMIT STATUS AND CONTROL REGISTER (ADDRESS 98h)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
U-0
R/W-0
R-1
R/W-0
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
BRGH
TRMT
TX9D
bit7
bit0
bit 7:
CSRC: Clock Source Select bit
Asynchronous mode
Don’t care
Synchronous mode
1 = Master mode (Clock generated internally from BRG)
0 = Slave mode (Clock from external source)
bit 6:
TX9: 9-bit Transmit Enable bit
1 = Selects 9-bit transmission
0 = Selects 8-bit transmission
bit 5:
TXEN: Transmit Enable bit
1 = Transmit enabled
0 = Transmit disabled
Note: SREN/CREN overrides TXEN in SYNC mode.
bit 4:
SYNC: USART Mode Select bit
1 = Synchronous mode
0 = Asynchronous mode
bit 3:
Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 2:
BRGH: High Baud Rate Select bit
Asynchronous mode
1 = High speed
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
0 = Low speed
Synchronous mode
Unused in this mode
bit 1:
TRMT: Transmit Shift Register Status bit
1 = TSR empty
0 = TSR full
bit 0:
TX9D: 9th bit of transmit data. Can be parity bit.
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REGISTER 9-2: RCSTA: RECEIVE STATUS AND CONTROL REGISTER (ADDRESS 18h)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R-0
R-0
R-x
SPEN
RX9
SREN
CREN
ADDEN
FERR
OERR
RX9D
bit7
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
bit 7:
SPEN: Serial Port Enable bit
1 = Serial port enabled (Configures RC7/RX/DT and RC6/TX/CK pins as serial port pins)
0 = Serial port disabled
bit 6:
RX9: 9-bit Receive Enable bit
1 = Selects 9-bit reception
0 = Selects 8-bit reception
bit 5:
SREN: Single Receive Enable bit
Asynchronous mode
Don’t care
Synchronous mode - master
1 = Enables single receive
0 = Disables single receive
This bit is cleared after reception is complete.
Synchronous mode - slave
Unused in this mode
bit 4:
CREN: Continuous Receive Enable bit
Asynchronous mode
1 = Enables continuous receive
0 = Disables continuous receive
Synchronous mode
1 = Enables continuous receive until enable bit CREN is cleared (CREN overrides SREN)
0 = Disables continuous receive
bit 3:
ADDEN: Address Detect Enable bit
Asynchronous mode 9-bit (RX9 = 1)
1 = Enables address detection, enable interrupt and load of the receive burffer when RSR<8> is set
0 = Disables address detection, all bytes are received, and ninth bit can be used as parity bit
bit 2:
FERR: Framing Error bit
1 = Framing error (Can be updated by reading RCREG register and receive next valid byte)
0 = No framing error
bit 1:
OERR: Overrun Error bit
1 = Overrun error (Can be cleared by clearing bit CREN)
0 = No overrun error
bit 0:
RX9D: 9th bit of received data (Can be parity bit)
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9.1
It may be advantageous to use the high baud rate
(BRGH = 1) even for slower baud clocks. This is
because the FOSC/(16(X + 1)) equation can reduce the
baud rate error in some cases.
USART Baud Rate Generator (BRG)
The BRG supports both the asynchronous and synchronous modes of the USART. It is a dedicated 8-bit
baud rate generator. The SPBRG register controls the
period of a free running 8-bit timer. In asynchronous
mode, bit BRGH (TXSTA<2>) also controls the baud
rate. In synchronous mode, bit BRGH is ignored.
Table 9-1 shows the formula for computation of the
baud rate for different USART modes which only apply
in master mode (internal clock).
Writing a new value to the SPBRG register causes the
BRG timer to be reset (or cleared). This ensures the
BRG does not wait for a timer overflow before outputting the new baud rate.
9.1.1
The data on the RC7/RX/DT pin is sampled three times
by a majority detect circuit to determine if a high or a
low level is present at the RX pin.
Given the desired baud rate and Fosc, the nearest integer value for the SPBRG register can be calculated
using the formula in Table 9-1. From this, the error in
baud rate can be determined.
TABLE 9-1:
SAMPLING
BAUD RATE FORMULA
SYNC
BRGH = 0 (Low Speed)
BRGH = 1 (High Speed)
0
1
(Asynchronous) Baud Rate = FOSC/(64(X+1))
(Synchronous) Baud Rate = FOSC/(4(X+1))
Baud Rate= FOSC/(16(X+1))
NA
X = value in SPBRG (0 to 255)
TABLE 9-2:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH BAUD RATE GENERATOR
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
SYNC
98h
TXSTA
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
18h
RCSTA
SPEN
RX9
SREN CREN
99h
SPBRG Baud Rate Generator Register
Bit 3
Bit 2
—
BRGH
ADDEN
FERR
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on all
other
resets
TRMT TX9D 0000 -010 0000 -010
OERR RX9D 0000 000x 0000 000x
0000 0000
0000 0000
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used by the BRG.
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TABLE 9-3:
BAUD RATES FOR ASYNCHRONOUS MODE (BRGH = 0)
FOSC = 20 MHz
BAUD
RATE
(K)
%
ERROR
KBAUD
FOSC = 16 MHz
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
%
ERROR
KBAUD
FOSC = 10 MHz
KBAUD
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
0.3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1.2
1.221
1.75
255
1.202
0.17
207
1.202
0.17
129
2.4
2.404
0.17
129
2.404
0.17
103
2.404
0.17
64
9.6
9.766
1.73
31
9.615
0.16
25
9.766
1.73
15
19.2
19.531
1.72
15
19.231
0.16
12
19.531
1.72
7
28.8
31.250
8.51
9
27.778
3.55
8
31.250
8.51
4
33.6
34.722
3.34
8
35.714
6.29
6
31.250
6.99
4
57.6
62.500
8.51
4
62.500
8.51
3
52.083
9.58
2
HIGH
1.221
-
255
0.977
-
255
0.610
-
255
LOW
312.500
-
0
250.000
-
0
156.250
-
0
FOSC = 4 MHz
BAUD
RATE
(K)
KBAUD
FOSC = 3.6864 MHz
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
KBAUD
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
0.3
0.300
0
207
0.301
0.33
185
1.2
1.202
0.17
51
1.216
1.33
46
2.4
2.404
0.17
25
2.432
1.33
22
9.6
8.929
6.99
6
9.322
2.90
5
19.2
20.833
8.51
2
18.643
2.90
2
28.8
31.250
8.51
1
-
-
-
33.6
-
-
-
-
-
-
57.6
62.500
8.51
0
55.930
2.90
0
HIGH
0.244
-
255
0.218
-
255
LOW
62.500
-
0
55.930
-
0
-
TABLE 9-4:
BAUD RATES FOR ASYNCHRONOUS MODE (BRGH = 1)
FOSC = 20 MHz
BAUD
RATE
(K)
FOSC = 16 MHz
KBAUD
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
0.3
-
-
1.2
-
-
2.4
-
FOSC = 10 MHz
KBAUD
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
KBAUD
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2.441
1.71
255
9.6
9.615
0.16
129
9.615
0.16
103
9.615
0.16
64
19.2
19.231
0.16
64
19.231
0.16
51
19.531
1.72
31
28.8
29.070
0.94
42
29.412
2.13
33
28.409
1.36
21
33.6
33.784
0.55
36
33.333
0.79
29
32.895
2.10
18
57.6
59.524
3.34
20
58.824
2.13
16
56.818
1.36
10
HIGH
4.883
-
255
3.906
-
255
2.441
-
255
LOW
1250.000
-
0
1000.000
0
625.000
-
0
FOSC = 4 MHz
BAUD
RATE
(K)
KBAUD
FOSC = 3.6864 MHz
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
KBAUD
%
ERROR
SPBRG
value
(decimal)
0.3
-
-
-
-
-
-
1.2
1.202
0.17
207
1.203
0.25
185
2.4
2.404
0.17
103
2.406
0.25
92
9.6
9.615
0.16
25
9.727
1.32
22
19.2
19.231
0.16
12
18.643
2.90
11
28.8
27.798
3.55
8
27.965
2.90
7
33.6
35.714
6.29
6
31.960
4.88
6
57.6
62.500
8.51
3
55.930
2.90
3
HIGH
0.977
-
255
0.874
-
255
LOW
250.000
-
0
273.722
-
0
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( PIE1<4>). Flag bit TXIF will be set, regardless of the
state of enable bit TXIE and cannot be cleared in software. It will reset only when new data is loaded into the
TXREG register. While flag bit TXIF indicates the status
of the TXREG register, another bit TRMT (TXSTA<1>)
shows the status of the TSR register. Status bit TRMT
is a read only bit, which is set when the TSR register is
empty. No interrupt logic is tied to this bit, so the user
has to poll this bit in order to determine if the TSR register is empty.
USART Asynchronous Mode
In this mode, the USART uses standard non-return-tozero (NRZ) format (one start bit, eight or nine data bits,
and one stop bit). The most common data format is 8
bits. An on-chip, dedicated, 8-bit baud rate generator
can be used to derive standard baud rate frequencies
from the oscillator. The USART transmits and receives
the LSb first. The USART’s transmitter and receiver are
functionally independent, but use the same data format
and baud rate. The baud rate generator produces a
clock either x16 or x64 of the bit shift rate, depending
on bit BRGH (TXSTA<2>). Parity is not supported by
the hardware, but can be implemented in software (and
stored as the ninth data bit). Asynchronous mode is
stopped during SLEEP.
Note 1: The TSR register is not mapped in data
memory, so it is not available to the user.
2: Flag bit TXIF is set when enable bit TXEN
is set. TXIF is cleared by loading TXREG.
Transmission is enabled by setting enable bit TXEN
(TXSTA<5>). The actual transmission will not occur
until the TXREG register has been loaded with data
and the baud rate generator (BRG) has produced a
shift clock (Figure 9-2). The transmission can also be
started by first loading the TXREG register and then
setting enable bit TXEN. Normally, when transmission
is first started, the TSR register is empty. At that point,
transfer to the TXREG register will result in an immediate transfer to TSR, resulting in an empty TXREG. A
back-to-back transfer is thus possible (Figure 9-3).
Clearing enable bit TXEN during a transmission will
cause the transmission to be aborted and will reset the
transmitter. As a result, the RC6/TX/CK pin will revert
to hi-impedance.
Asynchronous mode is selected by clearing bit SYNC
(TXSTA<4>).
The USART Asynchronous module consists of the following important elements:
•
•
•
•
Baud Rate Generator
Sampling Circuit
Asynchronous Transmitter
Asynchronous Receiver
9.2.1
USART ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSMITTER
The USART transmitter block diagram is shown in
Figure 9-1. The heart of the transmitter is the transmit
(serial) shift register (TSR). The shift register obtains its
data from the read/write transmit buffer, TXREG. The
TXREG register is loaded with data in software. The
TSR register is not loaded until the STOP bit has been
transmitted from the previous load. As soon as the
STOP bit is transmitted, the TSR is loaded with new
data from the TXREG register (if available). Once the
TXREG register transfers the data to the TSR register
(occurs in one TCY), the TXREG register is empty and
flag bit TXIF (PIR1<4>) is set. This interrupt can be
enabled/disabled by setting/clearing enable bit TXIE
FIGURE 9-1:
In order to select 9-bit transmission, transmit bit TX9
(TXSTA<6>) should be set and the ninth bit should be
written to TX9D (TXSTA<0>). The ninth bit must be
written before writing the 8-bit data to the TXREG register. This is because a data write to the TXREG register can result in an immediate transfer of the data to the
TSR register (if the TSR is empty). In such a case, an
incorrect ninth data bit may be loaded in the TSR
register.
USART TRANSMIT BLOCK DIAGRAM
Data Bus
TXIF
TXREG register
TXIE
8
MSb
(8)
• • •
LSb
0
Pin Buffer
and Control
TSR register
RC6/TX/CK pin
Interrupt
TXEN
Baud Rate CLK
TRMT
SPEN
SPBRG
Baud Rate Generator
TX9
TX9D
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Steps to follow when setting up an Asynchronous
Transmission:
4.
1.
5.
Initialize the SPBRG register for the appropriate
baud rate. If a high speed baud rate is desired,
set bit BRGH. (Section 9.1)
Enable the asynchronous serial port by clearing
bit SYNC and setting bit SPEN.
If interrupts are desired, then set enable bit
TXIE.
2.
3.
FIGURE 9-2:
If 9-bit transmission is desired, then set transmit
bit TX9.
Enable the transmission by setting bit TXEN,
which will also set bit TXIF.
If 9-bit transmission is selected, the ninth bit
should be loaded in bit TX9D.
Load data to the TXREG register (starts transmission).
6.
7.
ASYNCHRONOUS MASTER TRANSMISSION
Write to TXREG
BRG output
(shift clock)
Word 1
RC6/TX/CK (pin)
Start Bit
Bit 0
Bit 1
Word 1
TXIF bit
(Transmit buffer
reg. empty flag)
TRMT bit
(Transmit shift
reg. empty flag)
FIGURE 9-3:
Bit 7/8
Stop Bit
Word 1
Transmit Shift Reg
ASYNCHRONOUS MASTER TRANSMISSION (BACK TO BACK)
Write to TXREG
RC6/TX/CK (pin)
TXIF bit
(interrupt reg. flag)
TRMT bit
(Transmit shift
reg. empty flag)
Word 2
Word 1
BRG output
(shift clock)
Start Bit
Bit 0
Bit 1
Word 1
Bit 7/8
Word 1
Transmit Shift Reg.
Stop Bit
Start Bit
Word 2
Bit 0
Word 2
Transmit Shift Reg.
Note: This timing diagram shows two consecutive transmissions.
TABLE 9-5:
Address
Name
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
SPEN
RX9
SREN
CREN
—
FERR
OERR
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
19h
TXREG USART Transmit Register
8Ch
PIE1
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG Baud Rate Generator Register
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
BRGH
TRMT
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
TMR1IF 0000 -000
RX9D
0000 -00x
Value on
all other
Resets
0000 -000
0000 -00x
0000 0000
0000 0000
TMR1IE 0000 -000
0000 -000
TX9D
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented locations read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for asynchronous transmission.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
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9.2.2
for two bytes of data to be received and transferred to
the RCREG FIFO and a third byte to begin shifting to
the RSR register. On the detection of the STOP bit of
the third byte, if the RCREG register is still full, the overrun error bit OERR (RCSTA<1>) will be set. The word
in the RSR will be lost. The RCREG register can be
read twice to retrieve the two bytes in the FIFO. Overrun bit OERR has to be cleared in software. This is
done by resetting the receive logic (CREN is cleared
and then set). If bit OERR is set, transfers from the
RSR register to the RCREG register are inhibited, so it
is essential to clear error bit OERR if it is set. Framing
error bit FERR (RCSTA<2>) is set if a stop bit is
detected as clear. Bit FERR and the 9th receive bit are
buffered the same way as the receive data. Reading
the RCREG will load bits RX9D and FERR with new
values, therefore it is essential for the user to read the
RCSTA register before reading RCREG register in
order not to lose the old FERR and RX9D information.
USART ASYNCHRONOUS RECEIVER
The receiver block diagram is shown in Figure 9-4. The
data is received on the RC7/RX/DT pin and drives the
data recovery block. The data recovery block is actually
a high speed shifter operating at x16 times the baud
rate, whereas the main receive serial shifter operates at
the bit rate or at FOSC.
Once asynchronous mode is selected, reception is
enabled by setting bit CREN (RCSTA<4>).
The heart of the receiver is the receive (serial) shift register (RSR). After sampling the STOP bit, the received
data in the RSR is transferred to the RCREG register (if
it is empty). If the transfer is complete, flag bit RCIF
(PIR1<5>) is set. The actual interrupt can be enabled/
disabled by setting/clearing enable bit RCIE (PIE1<5>).
Flag bit RCIF is a read only bit which is cleared by the
hardware. It is cleared when the RCREG register has
been read and is empty. The RCREG is a double buffered register (i.e. it is a two deep FIFO). It is possible
FIGURE 9-4:
USART RECEVE BLOCK DIAGRAM
x64 Baud Rate CLK
FERR
OERR
CREN
SPBRG
÷64
or
÷16
Baud Rate Generator
RSR register
MSb
Stop (8)
• • •
7
1
LSb
0 Start
RC7/RX/DT
Pin Buffer
and Control
Data
Recovery
RX9
RX9D
SPEN
RCREG Register
FIFO
8
RCIF
Interrupt
Data Bus
RCIE
FIGURE 9-5:
RX (pin)
ASYNCHRONOUS RECEPTION
Start
bit
bit0
Rcv shift
reg
Rcv buffer reg
Read Rcv
buffer reg
RCREG
bit1
bit7/8 Stop
bit
Start
bit
bit0
WORD 1
RCREG
bit7/8
Stop
bit
Start
bit
bit7/8
Stop
bit
WORD 2
RCREG
RCIF
(interrupt flag)
OERR bit
CREN
Note:
This timing diagram shows three words appearing on the RX input. The RCREG (receive buffer) is read after the third word,
causing the OERR (overrun) bit to be set.
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Steps to follow when setting up an Asynchronous
Reception:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Initialize the SPBRG register for the appropriate
baud rate. If a high speed baud rate is desired,
set bit BRGH. (Section 9.1).
Enable the asynchronous serial port by clearing
bit SYNC and setting bit SPEN.
If interrupts are desired, then set enable bit
RCIE.
If 9-bit reception is desired, then set bit RX9.
Enable the reception by setting bit CREN.
TABLE 9-6:
Address
Name
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
7.
8.
9.
Flag bit RCIF will be set when reception is complete and an interrupt will be generated if enable
bit RCIE is set.
Read the RCSTA register to get the ninth bit (if
enabled) and determine if any error occurred
during reception.
Read the 8-bit received data by reading the
RCREG register.
If any error occurred, clear the error by clearing
enable bit CREN.
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH ASYNCHRONOUS RECEPTION
Bit 7
Bit 6
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
SPEN
RX9
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on
all other
Resets
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000
0000 -000
SREN
CREN
—
FERR
OERR
RX9D
0000 -00x
0000 -00x
Bit 5
1Ah
RCREG USART Receive Register
8Ch
PIE1
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG
0000 0000
0000 0000
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE
0000 -000
0000 -000
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
BRGH
TRMT
TX9D
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
Baud Rate Generator Register
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented locations read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for asynchronous reception.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
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9.2.3
SETTING UP 9-BIT MODE WITH ADDRESS
DETECT
• Flag bit RCIF will be set when reception is complete, and an interrupt will be generated if enable
bit RCIE was set.
• Read the RCSTA register to get the ninth bit and
determine if any error occurred during reception.
• Read the 8-bit received data by reading the
RCREG register, to determine if the device is
being addressed.
• If any error occurred, clear the error by clearing
enable bit CREN.
• If the device has been addressed, clear the
ADDEN bit to allow data bytes and address bytes
to be read into the receive buffer, and interrupt the
CPU.
Steps to follow when setting up an Asynchronous
Reception with Address Detect Enabled:
• Initialize the SPBRG register for the appropriate
baud rate. If a high speed baud rate is desired, set
bit BRGH.
• Enable the asynchronous serial port by clearing
bit SYNC and setting bit SPEN.
• If interrupts are desired, then set enable bit RCIE.
• Set bit RX9 to enable 9-bit reception.
• Set ADDEN to enable address detect.
• Enable the reception by setting enable bit CREN.
FIGURE 9-6:
USART RECEIVE BLOCK DIAGRAM
x64 Baud Rate CLK
FERR
OERR
CREN
SPBRG
÷ 64
MSb
÷ 16
Stop (8)
or
Baud Rate Generator
RSR register
7
• • •
1
LSb
0 Start
RC7/RX/DT
Pin Buffer
and Control
Data
Recovery
RX9
8
SPEN
RX9
ADDEN
Enable
Load of
RX9
ADDEN
RSR<8>
Receive
Buffer
8
RX9D
RCREG Register
FIFO
8
Interrupt
RCIF
Data Bus
RCIE
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FIGURE 9-7:
ASYNCHRONOUS RECEPTION WITH ADDRESS DETECT
RC7/RX/DT (pin)
Start
bit
bit0
bit1
bit8
Stop
bit
Start
bit
bit0
bit8
Stop
bit
Load RSR
Bit8 = 0, Data Byte
WORD 1
RCREG
Bit8 = 1, Address Byte
Read
RCIF
Note:
This timing diagram shows a data byte followed by an address byte. The data byte is not read into the RCREG
(receive buffer) because ADDEN = 1.
FIGURE 9-8:
RC7/RX/DT (pin)
ASYNCHRONOUS RECEPTION WITH ADDRESS BYTE FIRST
Start
bit
bit0
bit1
bit8
Stop
bit
Start
bit
bit0
bit8
Stop
bit
Load RSR
Bit8 = 1, Address Byte
WORD 1
RCREG
Bit8 = 0, Data Byte
Read
RCIF
Note:
This timing diagram shows a data byte followed by an address byte. The data byte is not read into the RCREG
(receive buffer) because ADDEN was not updated and still = 0.
TABLE 9-7:
Address
Name
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH ASYNCHRONOUS RECEPTION
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
SPEN
RX9
SREN
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
1Ah
RCREG USART Receive Register
8Ch
PIE1
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG
CREN ADDEN
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
CCP1IF TMR2IF TMR1IF 0000 -000
FERR
OERR
RX9D
0000 000x
Value on
all other
Resets
0000 -000
0000 000x
0000 0000
0000 0000
CCP1IE TMR2IE TMR1IE 0000 -000
0000 -000
BRGH
Baud Rate Generator Register
TRMT
TX9D
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented locations read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for Asynchronous Reception.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
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9.3
USART Synchronous Master Mode
In Synchronous Master mode, the data is transmitted in
a half-duplex manne (i.e., transmission and reception
do not occur at the same time). When transmitting data,
the reception is inhibited and vice versa. Synchronous
mode is entered by setting bit SYNC (TXSTA<4>). In
addition, enable bit SPEN (RCSTA<7>) is set in order
to configure the RC6/TX/CK and RC7/RX/DT I/O pins
to CK (clock) and DT (data) lines respectively. The
Master mode indicates that the processor transmits the
master clock on the CK line. The Master mode is
entered by setting bit CSRC (TXSTA<7>).
9.3.1
USART SYNCHRONOUS MASTER
TRANSMISSION
The USART transmitter block diagram is shown in
Figure 9-6. The heart of the transmitter is the transmit
(serial) shift register (TSR). The shift register obtains its
data from the read/write transmit buffer register
TXREG. The TXREG register is loaded with data in
software. The TSR register is not loaded until the last
bit has been transmitted from the previous load. As
soon as the last bit is transmitted, the TSR is loaded
with new data from the TXREG (if available). Once the
TXREG register transfers the data to the TSR register
(occurs in one Tcycle), the TXREG is empty and interrupt bit TXIF (PIR1<4>) is set. The interrupt can be
enabled/disabled by setting/clearing enable bit TXIE
(PIE1<4>). Flag bit TXIF will be set regardless of the
state of enable bit TXIE and cannot be cleared in software. It will reset only when new data is loaded into the
TXREG register. While flag bit TXIF indicates the status
of the TXREG register, another bit TRMT (TXSTA<1>)
shows the status of the TSR register. TRMT is a read
only bit which is set when the TSR is empty. No interrupt logic is tied to this bit, so the user has to poll this
bit in order to determine if the TSR register is empty.
The TSR is not mapped in data memory, so it is not
available to the user.
pin reverts to a hi-impedance state (for a reception).
The CK pin will remain an output if bit CSRC is set
(internal clock). The transmitter logic, however, is not
reset, although it is disconnected from the pins. In order
to reset the transmitter, the user has to clear bit TXEN.
If bit SREN is set (to interrupt an on-going transmission
and receive a single word), then after the single word is
received, bit SREN will be cleared and the serial port
will revert back to transmitting, since bit TXEN is still
set. The DT line will immediately switch from hi-impedance receive mode to transmit and start driving. To
avoid this, bit TXEN should be cleared.
In order to select 9-bit transmission, the TX9
(TXSTA<6>) bit should be set and the ninth bit should
be written to bit TX9D (TXSTA<0>). The ninth bit must
be written before writing the 8-bit data to the TXREG
register. This is because a data write to the TXREG can
result in an immediate transfer of the data to the TSR
register (if the TSR is empty). If the TSR was empty and
the TXREG was written before writing the “new” TX9D,
the “present” value of bit TX9D is loaded.
Steps to follow when setting up a Synchronous Master
Transmission:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Initialize the SPBRG register for the appropriate
baud rate (Section 9.1).
Enable the synchronous master serial port by
setting bits SYNC, SPEN and CSRC.
If interrupts are desired, set enable bit TXIE.
If 9-bit transmission is desired, set bit TX9.
Enable the transmission by setting bit TXEN.
If 9-bit transmission is selected, the ninth bit
should be loaded in bit TX9D.
Start transmission by loading data to the
TXREG register.
Transmission is enabled by setting enable bit TXEN
(TXSTA<5>). The actual transmission will not occur
until the TXREG register has been loaded with data.
The first data bit will be shifted out on the next available
rising edge of the clock on the CK line. Data out is stable around the falling edge of the synchronous clock
(Figure 9-9). The transmission can also be started by
first loading the TXREG register and then setting bit
TXEN (Figure 9-10). This is advantageous when slow
baud rates are selected, since the BRG is kept in reset
when bits TXEN, CREN and SREN are clear. Setting
enable bit TXEN will start the BRG, creating a shift
clock immediately. Normally, when transmission is first
started, the TSR register is empty, so a transfer to the
TXREG register will result in an immediate transfer to
TSR resulting in an empty TXREG. Back-to-back transfers are possible.
Clearing enable bit TXEN during a transmission will
cause the transmission to be aborted and will reset the
transmitter. The DT and CK pins will revert to hi-impedance. If either bit CREN or bit SREN is set during a
transmission, the transmission is aborted and the DT
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TABLE 9-8:
Address
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH SYNCHRONOUS MASTER TRANSMISSION
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
SPEN
RX9
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on all
other Resets
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000
0000 -000
SREN
CREN
—
FERR
OERR
RX9D
0000 -00x
0000 -00x
Bit 5
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
19h
TXREG
USART Transmit Register
0000 0000
0000 0000
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE
0000 -000
0000 -000
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
BRGH
TRMT
TX9D
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG
Baud Rate Generator Register
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented, read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for synchronous master transmission.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
FIGURE 9-9:
SYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION
Q1Q2 Q3Q4 Q1 Q2Q3 Q4Q1 Q2Q3 Q4Q1 Q2Q3 Q4Q1 Q2 Q3Q4
RC7/RX/DT pin
bit 0
bit 1
WORD 1
Q3Q4 Q1Q2 Q3Q4 Q1Q2 Q3Q4 Q1Q2 Q3 Q4Q1 Q2Q3 Q4Q1 Q2Q3 Q4Q1 Q2Q3 Q4
bit 2
bit 7
bit 0
bit 1
WORD 2
bit 7
RC6/TX/CK pin
Write to
TXREG reg
Write word1
Write word2
TXIF bit
(Interrupt flag)
TRMT
TRMT bit
TXEN bit
’1’
’1’
Note: Sync master mode; SPBRG = '0'. Continuous transmission of two 8-bit words
FIGURE 9-10: SYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION (THROUGH TXEN)
RC7/RX/DT pin
bit0
bit1
bit2
bit6
bit7
RC6/TX/CK pin
Write to
TXREG reg
TXIF bit
TRMT bit
TXEN bit
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9.3.2
OERR if it is set. The ninth receive bit is buffered the
same way as the receive data. Reading the RCREG
register will load bit RX9D with a new value, therefore it
is essential for the user to read the RCSTA register
before reading RCREG in order not to lose the old
RX9D information.
USART SYNCHRONOUS MASTER
RECEPTION
Once synchronous mode is selected, reception is
enabled by setting either enable bit SREN (RCSTA<5>)
or enable bit CREN (RCSTA<4>). Data is sampled on
the RC7/RX/DT pin on the falling edge of the clock. If
enable bit SREN is set, then only a single word is
received. If enable bit CREN is set, the reception is
continuous until CREN is cleared. If both bits are set,
CREN takes precedence. After clocking the last bit, the
received data in the Receive Shift Register (RSR) is
transferred to the RCREG register (if it is empty). When
the transfer is complete, interrupt flag bit RCIF
(PIR1<5>) is set. The actual interrupt can be enabled/
disabled by setting/clearing enable bit RCIE (PIE1<5>).
Flag bit RCIF is a read only bit, which is reset by the
hardware. In this case, it is reset when the RCREG register has been read and is empty. The RCREG is a double buffered register (i.e., it is a two deep FIFO). It is
possible for two bytes of data to be received and transferred to the RCREG FIFO and a third byte to begin
shifting into the RSR register. On the clocking of the last
bit of the third byte, if the RCREG register is still full,
then overrun error bit OERR (RCSTA<1>) is set. The
word in the RSR will be lost. The RCREG register can
be read twice to retrieve the two bytes in the FIFO. Bit
OERR has to be cleared in software (by clearing bit
CREN). If bit OERR is set, transfers from the RSR to
the RCREG are inhibited, so it is essential to clear bit
TABLE 9-9:
Address
Steps to follow when setting up a Synchronous Master
Reception:
1.
Initialize the SPBRG register for the appropriate
baud rate. (Section 9.1)
2. Enable the synchronous master serial port by
setting bits SYNC, SPEN and CSRC.
3. Ensure bits CREN and SREN are clear.
4. If interrupts are desired, then set enable bit RCIE.
5. If 9-bit reception is desired, then set bit RX9.
6. If a single reception is required, set bit SREN.
For continuous reception set bit CREN.
7. Interrupt flag bit RCIF will be set when reception
is complete and an interrupt will be generated if
enable bit RCIE was set.
8. Read the RCSTA register to get the ninth bit (if
enabled) and determine if any error occurred
during reception.
9. Read the 8-bit received data by reading the
RCREG register.
10. If any error occurred, clear the error by clearing
bit CREN.
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH SYNCHRONOUS MASTER RECEPTION
Name
Bit 7
Bit 6
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
SPEN
RX9
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
Value on all
other Resets
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000
0000 -000
SREN
CREN
—
FERR
OERR
RX9D
0000 -00x
0000 -00x
Bit 5
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
1Ah
RCREG
USART Receive Register
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
BRGH
TRMT
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG
0000 0000
0000 0000
TMR1IE
0000 -000
0000 -000
TX9D
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
Baud Rate Generator Register
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for synchronous master reception.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
FIGURE 9-11: SYNCHRONOUS RECEPTION (MASTER MODE, SREN)
Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
RC7/RX/DT pin
bit0
bit1
bit2
bit3
bit4
bit5
bit6
bit7
RC6/TX/CK pin
Write to
bit SREN
SREN bit
CREN bit
’0’
’0’
RCIF bit
(interrupt)
Read
RXREG
Note: Timing diagram demonstrates SYNC master mode with bit SREN = '1' and bit BRG = '0'.
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9.4
USART Synchronous Slave Mode
9.4.2
Synchronous slave mode differs from the Master mode
in the fact that the shift clock is supplied externally at
the RC6/TX/CK pin (instead of being supplied internally
in master mode). This allows the device to transfer or
receive data while in SLEEP mode. Slave mode is
entered by clearing bit CSRC (TXSTA<7>).
USART SYNCHRONOUS SLAVE
RECEPTION
The operation of the synchronous master and slave
modes is identical, except in the case of the SLEEP
mode. Bit SREN is a “don't care” in slave mode.
The operation of the synchronous master and slave
modes are identical except in the case of the SLEEP
mode.
If receive is enabled by setting bit CREN prior to the
SLEEP instruction, then a word may be received during
SLEEP. On completely receiving the word, the RSR
register will transfer the data to the RCREG register
and if enable bit RCIE bit is set, the interrupt generated
will wake the chip from SLEEP. If the global interrupt is
enabled, the program will branch to the interrupt vector
(0004h).
If two words are written to the TXREG and then the
SLEEP instruction is executed, the following will occur:
Steps to follow when setting up a Synchronous Slave
Reception:
a)
1.
9.4.1
b)
c)
d)
e)
USART SYNCHRONOUS SLAVE
TRANSMIT
The first word will immediately transfer to the
TSR register and transmit.
The second word will remain in TXREG register.
Flag bit TXIF will not be set.
When the first word has been shifted out of TSR,
the TXREG register will transfer the second
word to the TSR and flag bit TXIF will now be
set.
If enable bit TXIE is set, the interrupt will wake
the chip from SLEEP and if the global interrupt
is enabled, the program will branch to the interrupt vector (0004h).
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Steps to follow when setting up a Synchronous Slave
Transmission:
7.
1.
8.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Enable the synchronous slave serial port by setting bits SYNC and SPEN and clearing bit
CSRC.
Clear bits CREN and SREN.
If interrupts are desired, then set enable bit
TXIE.
If 9-bit transmission is desired, then set bit TX9.
Enable the transmission by setting enable bit
TXEN.
If 9-bit transmission is selected, the ninth bit
should be loaded in bit TX9D.
Start transmission by loading data to the
TXREG register.
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Enable the synchronous master serial port by
setting bits SYNC and SPEN and clearing bit
CSRC.
If interrupts are desired, set enable bit RCIE.
If 9-bit reception is desired, set bit RX9.
To enable reception, set enable bit CREN.
Flag bit RCIF will be set when reception is complete and an interrupt will be generated, if
enable bit RCIE was set.
Read the RCSTA register to get the ninth bit (if
enabled) and determine if any error occurred
during reception.
Read the 8-bit received data by reading the
RCREG register.
If any error occurred, clear the error by clearing
bit CREN.
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TABLE 9-10:
Address
Name
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH SYNCHRONOUS SLAVE TRANSMISSION
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
SPEN
RX9
SREN
CREN
ADDEN
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
19h
TXREG
USART Transmit Register
8Ch
PIE1
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
98h
TXSTA
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
99h
SPBRG
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
CCP1IF TMR2IF TMR1IF 0000 -000
FERR
OERR
RX9D
Value on all
other Resets
0000 -000
0000 000x
0000 000x
0000 0000
0000 0000
CCP1IE TMR2IE TMR1IE 0000 -000
0000 -000
BRGH
TRMT
TX9D
Baud Rate Generator Register
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for Synchronous Slave Transmission.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870; always maintain these bits clear.
TABLE 9-11:
Address
Name
REGISTERS ASSOCIATED WITH SYNCHRONOUS SLAVE RECEPTION
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
SPEN
RX9
SREN
CREN
ADDEN
FERR
OERR
0Ch
PIR1
18h
RCSTA
1Ah
RCREG USART Receive Register
8Ch
PIE1
98h
TXSTA
99h
SPBRG Baud Rate Generator Register
PSPIE(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
CSRC
TX9
TXEN
SYNC
—
BRGH
TRMT
Bit 0
Value on:
POR,
BOR
TMR1IF 0000 -000
RX9D
0000 000x
Value on all
other Resets
0000 -000
0000 000x
0000 0000
0000 0000
TMR1IE 0000 -000
0000 -000
TX9D
0000 -010
0000 -010
0000 0000
0000 0000
Legend: x = unknown, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for Synchronous Slave Reception.
Note 1: Bits PSPIE and PSPIF are reserved on the PIC16F870, always maintain these bits clear.
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10.0
ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL
CONVERTER (A/D) MODULE
The A/D module has four registers. These registers
are:
•
•
•
•
The Analog-to-Digital (A/D) Converter module has five
inputs for the PIC16F870 and eight for the PIC16F871.
The analog input charges a sample and hold capacitor.
The output of the sample and hold capacitor is the
input into the converter. The converter then generates
a digital result of this analog level via successive
approximation. The A/D conversion of the analog input
signal results in a corresponding 10-bit digital number.
The A/D module has high and low voltage reference
input that is software selectable to some combination
of VDD, VSS, RA2 or RA3.
A/D Result High Register (ADRESH)
A/D Result Low Register (ADRESL)
A/D Control Register0 (ADCON0)
A/D Control Register1 (ADCON1)
The ADCON0 register, shown in Register 10-1, controls the operation of the A/D module. The ADCON1
register, shown in Register 10-2, configures the functions of the port pins. The port pins can be configured
as analog inputs (RA3 can also be the voltage reference) or as digital I/O.
Additional information on using the A/D module can be
found in the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU Family Reference Manual (DS33023).
The A/D converter has a unique feature of being able to
operate while the device is in SLEEP mode. To operate
in sleep, the A/D clock must be derived from the A/D’s
internal RC oscillator.
REGISTER 10-1: ADCON0 REGISTER (ADDRESS: 1Fh)
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
U-0
R/W-0
ADCS1
ADCS0
CHS2
CHS1
CHS0
GO/DONE
—
ADON
bit7
bit0
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
bit 7-6:
ADCS1:ADCS0: A/D Conversion Clock Select bits
00 = FOSC/2
01 = FOSC/8
10 = FOSC/32
11 = FRC (clock derived from an RC oscillation)
bit 5-3:
CHS2:CHS0: Analog Channel Select bits
000 = channel 0, (RA0/AN0)
001 = channel 1, (RA1/AN1)
010 = channel 2, (RA2/AN2)
011 = channel 3, (RA3/AN3)
100 = channel 4, (RA5/AN4)
101 = channel 5, (RE0/AN5)(1)
110 = channel 6, (RE1/AN6)(1)
111 = channel 7, (RE2/AN7)(1)
bit 2:
GO/DONE: A/D Conversion Status bit
If ADON = 1
1 = A/D conversion in progress (setting this bit starts the A/D conversion)
0 = A/D conversion not in progress (This bit is automatically cleared by hardware when the A/D conversion is complete)
bit 1:
Unimplemented: Read as '0'
bit 0:
ADON: A/D On bit
1 = A/D converter module is operating
0 = A/D converter module is shutoff and consumes no operating current
Note 1: These channels are not available on the PIC16F870.
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REGISTER 10-2: ADCON1 REGISTER (ADDRESS 9Fh)
U-0
U-0
R/W-0
U-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
R/W-0
ADFM
—
—
—
PCFG3
PCFG2
PCFG1
PCFG0
bit7
R = Readable bit
W = Writable bit
U = Unimplemented bit,
read as ‘0’
- n = Value at POR reset
bit0
bit 7:
ADFM: A/D Result format select
1 = Right Justified. 6 most significant bits of ADRESH are read as ‘0’.
0 = Left Justified. 6 least significant bits of ADRESL are read as ‘0’.
bit 6-4:
Unimplemented: Read as ’0’
bit 3-0:
PCFG3:PCFG0: A/D Port Configuration Control bits
PCFG3:
PCFG0
AN7(1)
RE2
AN6(1)
RE1
AN5(1)
RE0
AN4
RA5
AN3
RA3
AN2
RA2
AN1
RA1
AN0
RA0
VREF+
VREF-
CHAN /
Refs(2)
0000
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
VDD
VSS
8/0
0001
A
A
A
A
VREF+
A
A
A
RA3
VSS
7/1
0010
D
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
VDD
VSS
5/0
0011
D
D
D
A
VREF+
A
A
A
RA3
VSS
4/1
0100
D
D
D
D
A
D
A
A
VDD
VSS
3/0
0101
D
D
D
D
VREF+
D
A
A
RA3
VSS
2/1
011x
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
VDD
VSS
0/0
1000
A
A
A
A
VREF+
VREF-
A
A
RA3
RA2
6/2
1001
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
VDD
VSS
6/0
1010
D
D
A
A
VREF+
A
A
A
RA3
VSS
5/1
1011
D
D
A
A
VREF+
VREF-
A
A
RA3
RA2
4/2
1100
D
D
D
A
VREF+
VREF-
A
A
RA3
RA2
3/2
1101
D
D
D
D
VREF+
VREF-
A
A
RA3
RA2
2/2
1110
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
VDD
VSS
1/0
1111
D
D
D
D
VREF+
VREF-
D
A
RA3
RA2
1/2
A = Analog input
D = Digital I/O
Note 1: These channels are not available on the PIC16F870.
2: This column indicates the number of analog channels available as A/D inputs and the numer of analog channels
used as voltage reference inputs.
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The ADRESH:ADRESL registers contain the 10-bit
result of the A/D conversion. When the A/D conversion
is complete, the result is loaded into this A/D result register pair, the GO/DONE bit (ADCON0<2>) is cleared
and the A/D interrupt flag bit ADIF is set. The block diagram of the A/D module is shown in Figure 10-1.
After the A/D module has been configured as desired,
the selected channel must be acquired before the conversion is started. The analog input channels must
have their corresponding TRIS bits selected as inputs.
To determine sample time, see Section 10.1. After this
acquisition time has elapsed, the A/D conversion can
be started. The following steps should be followed for
doing an A/D conversion:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Configure the A/D module:
• Configure analog pins / voltage reference /
and digital I/O (ADCON1)
• Select A/D input channel (ADCON0)
• Select A/D conversion clock (ADCON0)
• Turn on A/D module (ADCON0)
Configure A/D interrupt (if desired):
• Clear ADIF bit
• Set ADIE bit
• Set GIE bit
Wait the required acquisition time.
Start conversion:
• Set GO/DONE bit (ADCON0)
Wait for A/D conversion to complete, by either:
• Polling for the GO/DONE bit to be cleared
OR
6.
7.
• Waiting for the A/D interrupt
Read
A/D
Result
register
pair
(ADRESH:ADRESL), clear bit ADIF if required.
For next conversion, go to step 1 or step 2 as
required. The A/D conversion time per bit is
defined as TAD. A minimum wait of 2TAD is
required before next acquisition starts.
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FIGURE 10-1: A/D BLOCK DIAGRAM
CHS2:CHS0
111
RE2/AN7(1)
110
RE1/AN6(1)
101
RE0/AN5(1)
100
RA5/AN4
VAIN
011
(Input voltage)
RA3/AN3/VREF+
010
RA2/AN2/VREF-
A/D
Converter
001
RA1/AN1
000
VDD
RA0/AN0
VREF+
(Reference
voltage)
PCFG3:PCFG0
VREF(Reference
voltage)
VSS
PCFG3:PCFG0
Note 1: Not available on PIC16F870.
10.1
A/D Acquisition Requirements
For the A/D converter to meet its specified accuracy,
the charge holding capacitor (CHOLD) must be allowed
to fully charge to the input channel voltage level. The
analog input model is shown in Figure 10-2. The
source impedance (RS) and the internal sampling
switch (RSS) impedance directly affect the time
required to charge the capacitor CHOLD. The sampling
switch (RSS) impedance varies over the device voltage
(VDD), Figure 10-2. The maximum recommended
impedance for analog sources is 10 kΩ. As the
impedance is decreased, the acquisition time may be
decreased. After the analog input channel is selected
(changed), this acquisition must be done before the
conversion can be started.
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To calculate the minimum acquisition time,
Equation 10-1 may be used. This equation assumes
that 1/2 LSb error is used (1024 steps for the A/D). The
1/2 LSb error is the maximum error allowed for the A/D
to meet its specified resolution.
To calculate the minimum acquisition time, TACQ, see
the PICmicro™ Mid-Range Reference Manual
(DS33023).
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EQUATION 10-1:
TACQ
TC
TACQ
ACQUISITION TIME
=
Amplifier Settling Time +
Hold Capacitor Charging Time +
Temperature Coefficient
=
=
=
=
=
=
=
TAMP + TC + TCOFF
2µS + TC + [(Temperature -25°C)(0.05µS/°C)]
CHOLD (RIC + RSS + RS) In(1/2047)
- 120pF (1kΩ + 7kΩ + 10kΩ) In(0.0004885)
16.47µS
2µS + 16.47µS + [(50°C -25×C)(0.05µS/×C)
19.72µS
Note 1: The reference voltage (VREF) has no effect on the equation, since it cancels itself out.
2: The charge holding capacitor (CHOLD) is not discharged after each conversion.
3: The maximum recommended impedance for analog sources is 10 kΩ. This is required to meet the pin leakage specification.
4: After a conversion has completed, a 2.0TAD delay must complete before acquisition can begin again.
During this time, the holding capacitor is not connected to the selected A/D input channel.
FIGURE 10-2: ANALOG INPUT MODEL
VDD
RS
VT = 0.6V
ANx
VA
CPIN
5 pF
VT = 0.6V
RIC ≤ 1k
Sampling
Switch
SS RSS
CHOLD
= DAC capacitance
= 120 pF
I LEAKAGE
± 500 nA
VSS
Legend CPIN
= input capacitance
VT
= threshold voltage
I LEAKAGE = leakage current at the pin due to
various junctions
RIC
SS
CHOLD
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= interconnect resistance
= sampling switch
= sample/hold capacitance (from DAC)
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6V
5V
VDD 4V
3V
2V
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Sampling Switch
( kΩ )
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10.2
Selecting the A/D Conversion Clock
For correct A/D conversions, the A/D conversion clock
(TAD) must be selected to ensure a minimum TAD time
of 1.6 µs.
The A/D conversion time per bit is defined as TAD. The
A/D conversion requires a minimum 12TAD per 10-bit
conversion. The source of the A/D conversion clock is
software selected. The four possible options for TAD
are:
•
•
•
•
Table 10-1shows the resultant TAD times derived from
the device operating frequencies and the A/D clock
source selected.
2TOSC
8TOSC
32TOSC
Internal RC oscillator
TABLE 10-1:
TAD vs. MAXIMUM DEVICE OPERATING FREQUENCIES (STANDARD DEVICES (C))
AD Clock Source (TAD)
Maximum Device Frequency
Operation
ADCS1:ADCS0
Max.
2TOSC
00
1.25 MHz
8TOSC
01
5 MHz
32TOSC
10
20 MHz
RC(1, 2, 3)
11
Note 1
Note 1: The RC source has a typical TAD time of 4 µs but can vary between 2-6 µs.
2: When the device frequencies are greater than 1 MHz, the RC A/D conversion clock source is only recommended for sleep
operation.
3: For extended voltage devices (LC), please refer to the Electrical Specifications section.
10.3
Configuring Analog Port Pins
The ADCON1, and TRIS registers control the operation
of the A/D port pins. The port pins that are desired as
analog inputs must have their corresponding TRIS bits
set (input). If the TRIS bit is cleared (output), the digital
output level (VOH or VOL) will be converted.
The A/D operation is independent of the state of the
CHS2:CHS0 bits and the TRIS bits.
Note 1: When reading the port register, any pin
configured as an analog input channel will
read as cleared (a low level). Pins configured as digital inputs will convert an analog input. Analog levels on a digitally
configured input will not affect the conversion accuracy.
2: Analog levels on any pin that is defined as
a digital input (including the AN7:AN0
pins), may cause the input buffer to consume current that is out of the device
specifications.
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10.4
required before the next acquisition is started. After
this 2TAD wait, acquisition on the selected channel is
automatically started.
A/D Conversions
Clearing the GO/DONE bit during a conversion will
abort the current conversion. The A/D result register
pair will NOT be updated with the partially completed
A/D
conversion
sample.
That
is,
the
ADRESH:ADRESL registers will continue to contain
the value of the last completed conversion (or the last
value written to the ADRESH:ADRESL registers).
After the A/D conversion is aborted, a 2TAD wait is
In Figure 10-3, after the GO bit is set, the first time segmant has a minimum of TCY and a maximum of TAD.
Note:
The GO/DONE bit should NOT be set in
the same instruction that turns on the A/D.
FIGURE 10-3: A/D CONVERSION TAD CYCLES
TCY to TAD TAD1
TAD2
TAD3
TAD4
TAD5
TAD6
TAD7
TAD8
b9
b8
b7
b6
b5
b4
b3
TAD9 TAD10 TAD11
b2
b1
b0
Conversion Starts
Holding capacitor is disconnected from analog input (typically 100 ns)
Set GO bit
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ADRES is loaded,
GO bit is cleared,
ADIF bit is set,
holding capacitor is connected to analog input.
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10.4.1
A/D RESULT REGISTERS
The ADRESH:ADRESL register pair is the location
where the 10-bit A/D result is loaded at the completion
of the A/D conversion. This register pair is 16-bits
wide. The A/D module gives the flexibility to left or right
justify the 10-bit result in the 16-bit result register. The
A/D Format Select bit (ADFM) controls this justification. Figure 10-4 shows the operation of the A/D result
justification. The extra bits are loaded with ’0’s’. When
an A/D result will not overwrite these locations (A/D
disable), these registers may be used as two general
purpose 8-bit registers.
10.5
SLEEP. If the A/D interrupt is not enabled, the A/D module will then be turned off, although the ADON bit will
remain set.
When the A/D clock source is another clock option (not
RC), a SLEEP instruction will cause the present conversion to be aborted and the A/D module to be turned off,
though the ADON bit will remain set.
Turning off the A/D places the A/D module in its lowest
current consumption state.
Note:
A/D Operation During Sleep
The A/D module can operate during SLEEP mode. This
requires that the A/D clock source be set to RC
(ADCS1:ADCS0 = 11). When the RC clock source is
selected, the A/D module waits one instruction cycle
before starting the conversion. This allows the SLEEP
instruction to be executed, which eliminates all digital
switching noise from the conversion. When the conversion is completed the GO/DONE bit will be cleared and
the result loaded into the ADRES register. If the A/D
interrupt is enabled, the device will wake-up from
10.6
For the A/D module to operate in SLEEP,
the A/D clock source must be set to RC
(ADCS1:ADCS0 = 11). To allow the conversion to occur during SLEEP, ensure the
SLEEP instruction immediately follows the
instruction that sets the GO/DONE bit.
Effects of a Reset
A device reset forces all registers to their reset state.
This forces the A/D module to be turned off, and any
conversion is aborted.
The value that is in the ADRESH:ADRESL registers is
not modified for a Power-on Reset. The
ADRESH:ADRESL registers will contain unknown data
after a Power-on Reset.
FIGURE 10-4: A/D RESULT JUSTIFICATION
10-Bit Result
ADFM = 0
ADFM = 1
7
0
2107
7
0765
0000 00
0000 00
ADRESH
ADRESL
ADRESH
ADRESL
10-bit Result
10-bit Result
Left Justified
Right Justified
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TABLE 10-2:
Addr
Name
REGISTERS/BITS ASSOCIATED WITH A/D
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
POR,
BOR
MCLR,
WDT
0Bh
INTCON
GIE
PEIE
T0IE
INTE
RBIE
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
0000 000x
0000 000u
0Ch
PIR1
PSPIF(1)
ADIF
RCIF
TXIF
—
CCP1IF
TMR2IF
TMR1IF
0000 -000
0000 -000
8Ch
PIE1
(1)
ADIE
RCIE
TXIE
—
CCP1IE
TMR2IE
TMR1IE
0000 -000
0000 -000
1Eh
ADRESH
A/D Result Register High Byte
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
9Eh
ADRESL
A/D Result Register Low Byte
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
1Fh
ADCON0
ADCS1
ADCS0
CHS2
CHS1
CHS0
GO/DONE
—
ADON
0000 00-0
0000 00-0
9Fh
ADCON1
ADFM
—
—
—
PCFG3
PCFG2
PCFG1
PCFG0
--0- 0000
--0- 0000
85h
TRISA
—
—
PORTA Data Direction Register
--11 1111
--11 1111
05h
PORTA
—
—
PORTA Data Latch when written: PORTA pins when read
--0x 0000
--0u 0000
89h(1)
TRISE
IBF
OBF
IBOV
PSPMODE
—
0000 -111
0000 -111
09h(1)
PORTE
—
—
—
—
—
---- -xxx
---- -uuu
Legend:
Note 1:
PSPIE
PORTE Data Direction Bits
RE2
RE1
RE0
x = unknown, u = unchanged, - = unimplemented read as '0'. Shaded cells are not used for A/D conversion.
These registers/bits are not available on the PIC16F870.
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11.0
SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE
CPU
These devices have a host of features intended to maximize system reliability, minimize cost through elimination of external components, provide power saving
operating modes and offer code protection. These are:
• OSC Selection
• Reset
- Power-on Reset (POR)
- Power-up Timer (PWRT)
- Oscillator Start-up Timer (OST)
- Brown-out Reset (BOR)
• Interrupts
• Watchdog Timer (WDT)
• SLEEP
• Code protection
• ID locations
• In-Circuit Serial Programming
• Low Voltage In-Circuit Serial Programming
• In-Circuit Debugger
11.1
Configuration Bits
The configuration bits can be programmed (read as '0')
or left unprogrammed (read as '1') to select various
device configurations. These bits are mapped in program memory location 2007h.
The user will note that address 2007h is beyond the
user program memory space. In fact, it belongs to the
special test/configuration memory space (2000h 3FFFh), which can be accessed only during programming.
These devices have a watchdog timer, which can be
shut off only through configuration bits. It runs off its
own RC oscillator for added reliability. There are two
timers that offer necessary delays on power-up. One is
the Oscillator Start-up Timer (OST), intended to keep
the chip in reset until the crystal oscillator is stable. The
other is the Power-up Timer (PWRT), which provides a
fixed delay of 72 ms (nominal) on power-up only. It is
designed to keep the part in reset while the power supply stabilizes. With these two timers on-chip, most
applications need no external reset circuitry.
SLEEP mode is designed to offer a very low current
power-down mode. The user can wake-up from SLEEP
through external reset, Watchdog Timer Wake-up, or
through an interrupt. Several oscillator options are also
made available to allow the part to fit the application.
The RC oscillator option saves system cost while the
LP crystal option saves power. A set of configuration
bits are used to select various options.
Additional information on special features is available in
the PICmicro™ Mid-Range Reference Manual,
(DS33023).
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REGISTER 11-1: CONFIGURATION WORD
CP1
CP0
DEBUG
—
WRT
CPD
LVP
BODEN
CP1
CP0
PWRTE
WDTE
bit13
F0SC1
F0SC0
bit0
Register: CONFIG
Address 2007h
bit 13-12:
bit 5-4:
CP<1:0>: Flash Program Memory Code Protection bits (2)
11 = Code protection off
10 = Not supported
01 = Not supported
00 = Code protection on
bit 11:
DEBUG: In-Circuit Debugger Mode
1 = In-Circuit Debugger disabled, RB6 and RB7 are general purpose I/O pins.
0 = In-Circuit Debugger enabled, RB6 and RB7 are dedicated to the debugger.
bit 10:
Unimplemented: Read as ‘1’
bit 9:
WRT: Flash Program Memory Write Enable
1 = Unprotected program memory may be written to by EECON control
0 = Unprotected program memory may not be written to by EECON control
bit 8:
CPD: Data EE Memory Code Protection
1 = Code protection off
0 = Data EEPROM memory code protected
bit 7:
LVP: Low Voltage In-Circuit Serial Programming Enable bit
1 = RB3/PGM pin has PGM function, low voltage programming enabled
0 = RB3 is digital I/O, HV on MCLR must be used for programming
bit 6:
BODEN: Brown-out Reset Enable bit (1)
1 = BOR enabled
0 = BOR disabled
bit 3:
PWRTE: Power-up Timer Enable bit (1)
1 = PWRT disabled
0 = PWRT enabled
bit 2:
WDTE: Watchdog Timer Enable bit
1 = WDT enabled
0 = WDT disabled
bit 1-0:
FOSC1:FOSC0: Oscillator Selection bits
11 = RC oscillator
10 = HS oscillator
01 = XT oscillator
00 = LP oscillator
Note 1: Enabling Brown-out Reset automatically enables Power-up Timer (PWRT), regardless of the value of bit PWRTE. Ensure
the Power-up Timer is enabled anytime Brown-out Reset is enabled.
2: All of the CP<1:0> pairs have to be given the same value to enable the code protection scheme listed.
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11.2
Oscillator Configurations
11.2.1
OSCILLATOR TYPES
TABLE 11-1:
Ranges Tested:
The PIC16F870/871 can be operated in four different
oscillator modes. The user can program two configuration bits (FOSC1 and FOSC0) to select one of these
four modes:
•
•
•
•
LP
XT
HS
RC
11.2.2
CERAMIC RESONATORS
Mode
Freq
OSC1
OSC2
XT
455 kHz
2.0 MHz
4.0 MHz
68 - 100 pF
15 - 68 pF
15 - 68 pF
68 - 100 pF
15 - 68 pF
15 - 68 pF
HS
8.0 MHz
16.0 MHz
10 - 68 pF
10 - 22 pF
10 - 68 pF
10 - 22 pF
Low Power Crystal
Crystal/Resonator
High Speed Crystal/Resonator
Resistor/Capacitor
These values are for design guidance only. See
notes at bottom of page.
Resonators Used:
CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR/CERAMIC
RESONATORS
In XT, LP or HS modes, a crystal or ceramic resonator
is connected to the OSC1/CLKIN and OSC2/CLKOUT
pins to establish oscillation (Figure 11-1). The
PIC16F870/871 oscillator design requires the use of a
parallel cut crystal. Use of a series cut crystal may give
a frequency out of the crystal manufacturers specifications. When in XT, LP or HS modes, the device can
have an external clock source to drive the OSC1/
CLKIN pin (Figure 11-2).
455 kHz
Panasonic EFO-A455K04B
± 0.3%
2.0 MHz
Murata Erie CSA2.00MG
± 0.5%
4.0 MHz
Murata Erie CSA4.00MG
± 0.5%
8.0 MHz
Murata Erie CSA8.00MT
± 0.5%
16.0 MHz
Murata Erie CSA16.00MX
± 0.5%
All resonators used did not have built-in capacitors.
FIGURE 11-1: CRYSTAL/CERAMIC
RESONATOR OPERATION
(HS, XT OR LP
OSC CONFIGURATION)
C1(1)
OSC1
XTAL
RF(3)
OSC2
To
internal
logic
SLEEP
RS(2)
PIC16F870/871
C2(1)
Note 1: See Table 11-1 and Table 11-2 for recommended values of C1 and C2.
2: A series resistor (RS) may be required
for AT strip cut crystals.
3: RF varies with the crystal chosen.
FIGURE 11-2: EXTERNAL CLOCK INPUT
OPERATION (HS, XT OR LP
OSC CONFIGURATION)
OSC1
Clock from
ext. system
PIC16F870/871
Open
OSC2
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TABLE 11-2:
Osc Type
LP
XT
HS
CAPACITOR SELECTION FOR
CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
Crystal
Freq
Cap. Range
C1
Cap.
Range
C2
32 kHz
33 pF
33 pF
200 kHz
15 pF
15 pF
200 kHz
47-68 pF
47-68 pF
1 MHz
15 pF
15 pF
4 MHz
15 pF
15 pF
4 MHz
15 pF
15 pF
8 MHz
15-33 pF
15-33 pF
20 MHz
15-33 pF
15-33 pF
11.2.3
RC OSCILLATOR
For timing insensitive applications, the “RC” device
option offers additional cost savings. The RC oscillator
frequency is a function of the supply voltage, the resistor (REXT) and capacitor (CEXT) values, and the operating temperature. In addition to this, the oscillator
frequency will vary from unit to unit due to normal process parameter variation. Furthermore, the difference
in lead frame capacitance between package types will
also affect the oscillation frequency, especially for low
CEXT values. The user also needs to take into account
variation due to tolerance of external R and C components used. Figure 11-3 shows how the R/C combination is connected to the PIC16F870/871.
FIGURE 11-3: RC OSCILLATOR MODE
These values are for design guidance only.
See notes at bottom of page.
VDD
Crystals Used
32 kHz
Epson C-001R32.768K-A
± 20 PPM
200 kHz
STD XTL 200.000 kHz
± 20 PPM
1 MHz
ECS ECS-10-13-1
± 50 PPM
4 MHz
ECS ECS-40-20-1
± 50 PPM
Cext
VSS
8 MHz
EPSON CA-301 8.000M-C
± 30 PPM
20 MHz
EPSON CA-301 20.000M-C
± 30 PPM
Rext
OSC1
PIC16F870/871
FOSC/4
Recommended values:
Note 1: Higher capacitance increases the stability
of oscillator but also increases the start-up
time.
Internal
Clock
OSC2/CLKOUT
3 kΩ ≤ Rext ≤ 100 kΩ
Cext > 20pF
2: Since each resonator/crystal has its own
characteristics, the user should consult
the resonator/crystal manufacturer for
appropriate values of external components.
3: Rs may be required in HS mode, as well
as XT mode, to avoid overdriving crystals
with low drive level specification.
4: When migrating from other PICmicro
devices, oscillator performance should be
verified.
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11.3
Reset
The PIC16F870/871 differentiates between various
kinds of reset:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Power-on Reset (POR)
MCLR reset during normal operation
MCLR reset during SLEEP
WDT Reset (during normal operation)
WDT Wake-up (during SLEEP)
Brown-out Reset (BOR)
WDT Reset, on MCLR reset during SLEEP, and Brownout Reset (BOR). They are not affected by a WDT
Wake-up, which is viewed as the resumption of normal
operation. The TO and PD bits are set or cleared differently in different reset situations as indicated in
Table 11-4. These bits are used in software to determine the nature of the reset. See Table 11-6 for a full
description of reset states of all registers.
A simplified block diagram of the on-chip reset circuit is
shown in Figure 11-4.
Some registers are not affected in any reset condition.
Their status is unknown on POR and unchanged in any
other reset. Most other registers are reset to a “reset
state” on Power-on Reset (POR), on the MCLR and
These devices have a MCLR noise filter in the MCLR
reset path. The filter will detect and ignore small pulses.
It should be noted that a WDT Reset does not drive
MCLR pin low.
FIGURE 11-4: SIMPLIFIED BLOCK DIAGRAM OF ON-CHIP RESET CIRCUIT
External
Reset
MCLR
WDT
Module
WDT
SLEEP
Time-out
Reset
VDD rise
detect
Power-on Reset
VDD
Brown-out
Reset
S
BODEN
OST/PWRT
OST
Chip_Reset
R
10-bit Ripple counter
Q
OSC1
(1)
On-chip
RC OSC
PWRT
10-bit Ripple counter
Enable PWRT
Enable OST
Note 1: This is a separate oscillator from the RC oscillator of the CLKIN pin.
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11.4
Power-On Reset (POR)
11.8
A Power-on Reset pulse is generated on-chip when
VDD rise is detected (in the range of 1.2V - 1.7V). To
take advantage of the POR, tie the MCLR pin directly
(or through a resistor) to VDD. This will eliminate external RC components usually needed to create a Poweron Reset. A maximum rise time for VDD is specified.
See Electrical Specifications for details.
When the device starts normal operation (exits the
reset condition), device operating parameters (voltage,
frequency, temperature,...) must be met to ensure operation. If these conditions are not met, the device must
be held in reset until the operating conditions are met.
Brown-out Reset may be used to meet the start-up conditions. For additional information, refer to Application
Note, AN007, “Power-up Trouble Shooting”,
(DS00007).
11.5
Power-up Timer (PWRT)
The Power-up Timer provides a fixed 72 ms nominal
time-out on power-up only from the POR. The Powerup Timer operates on an internal RC oscillator. The
chip is kept in reset as long as the PWRT is active. The
PWRT’s time delay allows VDD to rise to an acceptable
level. A configuration bit is provided to enable/disable
the PWRT.
The power-up time delay will vary from chip to chip due
to VDD, temperature and process variation. See DC
parameters for details (TPWRT, parameter #33).
11.6
Time-out Sequence
On power-up, the time-out sequence is as follows: The
PWRT delay starts (if enabled) when a POR reset
occurs. Then OST starts counting 1024 oscillator
cycles when PWRT ends (LP, XT, HS). When the OST
ends, the device comes out of RESET.
If MCLR is kept low long enough, the time-outs will
expire. Bringing MCLR high will begin execution immediately. This is useful for testing purposes or to synchronize more than one PIC16CXX device operating in
parallel.
Table 11-5 shows the reset conditions for the STATUS,
PCON and PC registers, while Table 11-6 shows the
reset conditions for all the registers.
11.9
Power Control/Status Register
(PCON)
The Power Control/Status Register, PCON, has up to
two bits depending upon the device.
Bit0 is Brown-out Reset Status bit, BOR. Bit BOR is
unknown on a Power-on Reset. It must then be set by
the user and checked on subsequent resets to see if bit
BOR cleared, indicating a BOR occurred. The BOR bit
is a "don’t care" bit and is not necessarily predictable if
the Brown-out Reset circuitry is disabled (by clearing
bit BODEN in the Configuration Word).
Bit1 is POR (Power-on Reset Status bit). It is cleared on
a Power-on Reset and unaffected otherwise. The user
must set this bit following a Power-on Reset.
Oscillator Start-up Timer (OST)
The Oscillator Start-up Timer (OST) provides 1024
oscillator cycle (from OSC1 input) delay after the
PWRT delay is over. This ensures that the crystal oscillator or resonator has started and stabilized.
The OST time-out is invoked only for XT, LP and HS
modes and only on Power-on Reset or wake-up from
SLEEP.
11.7
Brown-Out Reset (BOR)
The configuration bit, BODEN, can enable or disable
the Brown-out Reset circuit. If VDD falls below VBOR
(parameter D005, about 4V) for longer than TBOR
(parameter #35, about 100µS), the brown-out situation will reset the device. If VDD falls below VBOR for
less than TBOR, a reset may not occur.
Once the brown-out occurs, the device will remain in
brown-out reset until VDD rises above VBOR. The
power-up timer then keeps the device in reset for
TPWRT (parameter #33, about 72mS). If VDD should
fall below VBOR during TPWRT, the brown-out reset
process will restart when VDD rises above VBOR with
the power-up timer reset. The power-up timer is
always enabled when the brown-out reset circuit is
enabled regardless of the state of the PWRT configuration bit.
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TABLE 11-3:
TIME-OUT IN VARIOUS SITUATIONS
Oscillator Configuration
Power-up
Brown-out
Wake-up from
SLEEP
1024TOSC
72 ms + 1024TOSC
1024TOSC
—
72 ms
—
PWRTE = 0
PWRTE = 1
XT, HS, LP
72 ms + 1024TOSC
RC
72 ms
TABLE 11-4:
STATUS BITS AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE
POR
BOR
TO
PD
0
x
1
1
Power-on Reset
0
x
0
x
Illegal, TO is set on POR
0
x
x
0
Illegal, PD is set on POR
1
0
1
1
Brown-out Reset
1
1
0
1
WDT Reset
1
1
0
0
WDT Wake-up
1
1
u
u
MCLR Reset during normal operation
1
1
1
0
MCLR Reset during SLEEP or interrupt wake-up from SLEEP
TABLE 11-5:
RESET CONDITION FOR SPECIAL REGISTERS
Program
Counter
STATUS
Register
PCON
Register
Power-on Reset
000h
0001 1xxx
---- --0x
MCLR Reset during normal operation
000h
000u uuuu
---- --uu
MCLR Reset during SLEEP
000h
0001 0uuu
---- --uu
WDT Reset
000h
0000 1uuu
---- --uu
PC + 1
uuu0 0uuu
---- --uu
000h
0001 1uuu
---- --u0
uuu1 0uuu
---- --uu
Condition
WDT Wake-up
Brown-out Reset
Interrupt wake-up from SLEEP
(1)
PC + 1
Legend: u = unchanged, x = unknown, - = unimplemented bit read as '0'.
Note 1: When the wake-up is due to an interrupt and the GIE bit is set, the PC is loaded with the interrupt vector
(0004h).
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TABLE 11-6:
Register
INITIALIZATION CONDITIONS FOR ALL REGISTERS
Power-on Reset,
MCLR Resets
Wake-up via WDT or
Brown-out Reset
WDT Reset
Interrupt
W
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
INDF
870 871
N/A
N/A
N/A
TMR0
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
PCL
870 871
0000h
0000h
PC + 1(2)
(3)
STATUS
870 871
0001 1xxx
000q quuu
uuuq quuu(3)
FSR
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
PORTA
870 871
--0x 0000
--0u 0000
--uu uuuu
PORTB
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
PORTC
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
PORTD
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
PORTE
870 871
---- -xxx
---- -uuu
---- -uuu
PCLATH
870 871
---0 0000
---0 0000
---u uuuu
INTCON
870 871
0000 000x
0000 000u
uuuu uuuu(1)
PIR1
870 871
r000 -000
r000 -000
ruuu -uuu(1)
870 871
0000 -000
0000 -000
uuuu -uuu(1)
PIR2
870 871
---0 ------0 ------u ----(1)
TMR1L
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
TMR1H
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
T1CON
870 871
--00 0000
--uu uuuu
--uu uuuu
TMR2
870 871
0000 0000
0000 0000
uuuu uuuu
T2CON
870 871
-000 0000
-000 0000
-uuu uuuu
CCPR1L
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
CCPR1H
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
CCP1CON
870 871
--00 0000
--00 0000
--uu uuuu
RCSTA
870 871
0000 000x
0000 000x
uuuu uuuu
TXREG
870 871
0000 0000
0000 0000
uuuu uuuu
RCREG
870 871
0000 0000
0000 0000
uuuu uuuu
ADRESH
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
ADCON0
870 871
0000 00-0
0000 00-0
uuuu uu-u
OPTION_REG
870 871
1111 1111
1111 1111
uuuu uuuu
TRISA
870 871
--11 1111
--11 1111
--uu uuuu
TRISB
870 871
1111 1111
1111 1111
uuuu uuuu
TRISC
870 871
1111 1111
1111 1111
uuuu uuuu
TRISD
870 871
1111 1111
1111 1111
uuuu uuuu
TRISE
870 871
0000 -111
0000 -111
uuuu -uuu
PIE1
870 871
r000 -000
r000 -000
ruuu -uuu
870 871
0000 0000
0000 0000
uuuu uuuu
PIE2
870 871
---0 ------0 ------u ---PCON
870 871
---- --qq
---- --uu
---- --uu
PR2
870 871
1111 1111
1111 1111
1111 1111
TXSTA
870 871
0000 -010
0000 -010
uuuu -uuu
SPBRG
870 871
0000 0000
0000 0000
uuuu uuuu
ADRESL
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
Legend: u = unchanged, x = unknown, - = unimplemented bit, read as ’0’, q = value depends
on condition, r = reserved maintain clear.
Note 1: One or more bits in INTCON, PIR1 and/or PIR2 will be affected (to cause wake-up).
2: When the wake-up is due to an interrupt and the GIE bit is set, the PC is loaded with the interrupt vector (0004h).
3: See Table 11-5 for reset value for specific condition.
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TABLE 11-6:
INITIALIZATION CONDITIONS FOR ALL REGISTERS (CONTINUED)
Register
Devices
Power-on Reset,
MCLR Resets
Wake-up via WDT or
Brown-out Reset
WDT Reset
Interrupt
ADCON1
870 871
0--- 0000
0--- 0000
u--- uuuu
EEDATA
870 871
0--- 0000
0--- 0000
u--- uuuu
EEADR
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
EEDATH
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
EEADRH
870 871
xxxx xxxx
uuuu uuuu
uuuu uuuu
EECON1
870 871
x--- x000
u--- u000
u--- uuuu
EECON2
870 871
---- ------- ------- ---Legend: u = unchanged, x = unknown, - = unimplemented bit, read as ’0’, q = value depends
on condition, r = reserved maintain clear.
Note 1: One or more bits in INTCON, PIR1 and/or PIR2 will be affected (to cause wake-up).
2: When the wake-up is due to an interrupt and the GIE bit is set, the PC is loaded with the interrupt vector (0004h).
3: See Table 11-5 for reset value for specific condition.
FIGURE 11-5: TIME-OUT SEQUENCE ON POWER-UP (MCLR TIED TO VDD)
VDD
MCLR
INTERNAL POR
TPWRT
PWRT TIME-OUT
TOST
OST TIME-OUT
INTERNAL RESET
FIGURE 11-6: TIME-OUT SEQUENCE ON POWER-UP (MCLR NOT TIED TO VDD): CASE 1
VDD
MCLR
INTERNAL POR
TPWRT
PWRT TIME-OUT
TOST
OST TIME-OUT
INTERNAL RESET
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FIGURE 11-7: TIME-OUT SEQUENCE ON POWER-UP (MCLR NOT TIED TO VDD): CASE 2
VDD
MCLR
INTERNAL POR
TPWRT
PWRT TIME-OUT
TOST
OST TIME-OUT
INTERNAL RESET
FIGURE 11-8: SLOW RISE TIME (MCLR TIED TO VDD)
5V
VDD
1V
0V
MCLR
INTERNAL POR
TPWRT
PWRT TIME-OUT
TOST
OST TIME-OUT
INTERNAL RESET
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11.10
The RB0/INT pin interrupt, the RB port change interrupt
and the TMR0 overflow interrupt flags are contained in
the INTCON register.
Interrupts
The PIC16F870/871 family has up to 11 sources of
interrupt. The interrupt control register (INTCON)
records individual interrupt requests in flag bits. It also
has individual and global interrupt enable bits.
Note:
The peripheral interrupt flags are contained in the special function registers, PIR1 and PIR2. The corresponding interrupt enable bits are contained in special
function registers, PIE1 and PIE2, and the peripheral
interrupt enable bit is contained in special function register INTCON.
Individual interrupt flag bits are set, regardless of the status of their corresponding
mask bit or the GIE bit.
A global interrupt enable bit, GIE (INTCON<7>)
enables (if set) all un-masked interrupts or disables (if
cleared) all interrupts. When bit GIE is enabled, and an
interrupt’s flag bit and mask bit are set, the interrupt will
vector immediately. Individual interrupts can be disabled through their corresponding enable bits in various registers. Individual interrupt bits are set
regardless of the status of the GIE bit. The GIE bit is
cleared on reset.
When an interrupt is responded to, the GIE bit is
cleared to disable any further interrupt, the return
address is pushed onto the stack and the PC is loaded
with 0004h. Once in the interrupt service routine, the
source(s) of the interrupt can be determined by polling
the interrupt flag bits. The interrupt flag bit(s) must be
cleared in software before re-enabling interrupts to
avoid recursive interrupts.
For external interrupt events, such as the INT pin or
PORTB change interrupt, the interrupt latency will be
three or four instruction cycles. The exact latency
depends when the interrupt event occurs. The latency
is the same for one or two cycle instructions. Individual
interrupt flag bits are set regardless of the status of
their corresponding mask bit or the GIE bit
The “return from interrupt” instruction, RETFIE, exits
the interrupt routine, as well as sets the GIE bit, which
re-enables interrupts.
FIGURE 11-9: INTERRUPT LOGIC
EEIF
EEIE
PSPIF
PSPIE
ADIF
ADIE
Wake-up (If in SLEEP mode)
T0IF
T0IE
INTF
INTE
RCIF
RCIE
TXIF
TXIE
Interrupt to CPU
RBIF
RBIE
PEIE
CCP1IF
CCP1IE
GIE
TMR2IF
TMR2IE
TMR1IF
TMR1IE
The following table shows which devices have which interrupts.
Device
T0IF
INTF
RBIF
PIC16F870
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PIC16F871
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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PSPIF
ADIF
RCIF
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TXIF
CCP1IF TMR2IF TMR1IF
EEIF
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11.10.1 INT INTERRUPT
11.10.3 PORTB INTCON CHANGE
External interrupt on the RB0/INT pin is edge triggered,
either rising, if bit INTEDG (OPTION_REG<6>) is set,
or falling, if the INTEDG bit is clear. When a valid edge
appears on the RB0/INT pin, flag bit INTF
(INTCON<1>) is set. This interrupt can be disabled by
clearing enable bit INTE (INTCON<4>). Flag bit INTF
must be cleared in software in the interrupt service routine before re-enabling this interrupt. The INT interrupt
can wake-up the processor from SLEEP, if bit INTE was
set prior to going into SLEEP. The status of global interrupt enable bit GIE decides whether or not the processor branches to the interrupt vector following wake-up.
See Section 11.13 for details on SLEEP mode.
An input change on PORTB<7:4> sets flag bit RBIF
(INTCON<0>). The interrupt can be enabled/disabled
by setting/clearing enable bit RBIE (INTCON<4>).
(Section 3.2)
11.10.2 TMR0 INTERRUPT
An overflow (FFh → 00h) in the TMR0 register will set
flag bit T0IF (INTCON<2>). The interrupt can be
enabled/disabled by setting/clearing enable bit T0IE
(INTCON<5>). (Section 5.0)
11.11
Context Saving During Interrupts
During an interrupt, only the return PC value is saved
on the stack. Typically, users may wish to save key registers during an interrupt, (i.e., W register and STATUS
register). This will have to be implemented in software.
Since the upper 16 bytes of each bank are common in
the PIC16F870/871 devices, temporary holding registers W_TEMP, STATUS_TEMP and PCLATH_TEMP
should be placed in here. These 16 locations don’t
require banking and therefore, make it easier for context save and restore. Example 11-1 can be used to
save and restore context for interrupts.
EXAMPLE 11-1: SAVING STATUS, W, AND PCLATH REGISTERS IN RAM
MOVWF
SWAPF
CLRF
MOVWF
MOVF
MOVWF
CLRF
:
:(ISR)
:
MOVF
MOVWF
SWAPF
W_TEMP
STATUS,W
STATUS
STATUS_TEMP
PCLATH, W
PCLATH_TEMP
PCLATH
;Copy
;Swap
;bank
;Save
;Only
;Save
;Page
PCLATH_TEMP, W
PCLATH
STATUS_TEMP,W
MOVWF
SWAPF
SWAPF
STATUS
W_TEMP,F
W_TEMP,W
;Restore PCLATH
;Move W into PCLATH
;Swap STATUS_TEMP register into W
;(sets bank to original state)
;Move W into STATUS register
;Swap W_TEMP
;Swap W_TEMP into W
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W to TEMP register
status to be saved into W
0, regardless of current bank, Clears IRP,RP1,RP0
status to bank zero STATUS_TEMP register
required if using pages 1, 2 and/or 3
PCLATH into W
zero, regardless of current page
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11.12
WDT time-out period values may be found in the Electrical Specifications section under parameter #31. Values for the WDT prescaler (actually a postscaler, but
shared with the Timer0 prescaler) may be assigned
using the OPTION_REG register.
Watchdog Timer (WDT)
The Watchdog Timer is as a free running on-chip RC
oscillator which does not require any external components. This RC oscillator is separate from the RC oscillator of the OSC1/CLKIN pin. That means that the WDT
will run, even if the clock on the OSC1/CLKIN and
OSC2/CLKOUT pins of the device has been stopped,
for example, by execution of a SLEEP instruction.
During normal operation, a WDT time-out generates a
device RESET (Watchdog Timer Reset). If the device is
in SLEEP mode, a WDT time-out causes the device to
wake-up and continue with normal operation (Watchdog Timer Wake-up). The TO bit in the STATUS register
will be cleared upon a Watchdog Timer time-out.
Note:
The CLRWDT and SLEEP instructions clear
the WDT and the postscaler, if assigned to
the WDT, and prevent it from timing out and
generating a device RESET condition.
Note:
When a CLRWDT instruction is executed
and the prescaler is assigned to the WDT,
the prescaler count will be cleared, but the
prescaler assignment is not changed.
.
The WDT can be permanently disabled by clearing
configuration bit WDTE (Section 11.1).
FIGURE 11-10: WATCHDOG TIMER BLOCK DIAGRAM
From TMR0 Clock Source
(Figure 5-1)
0
WDT Timer
Postscaler
M
U
X
1
8
8 - to - 1 MUX
PS2:PS0
PSA
WDT
Enable Bit
To TMR0 (Figure 5-1)
0
1
MUX
PSA
WDT
Time-out
Note: PSA and PS2:PS0 are bits in the OPTION_REG register.
FIGURE 11-11: SUMMARY OF WATCHDOG TIMER REGISTERS
Address
Name
2007h
Config. bits
81h,181h
OPTION_REG
Bit 7
Bit 6
(1)
BODEN(1)
RBPU
INTEDG
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
CP1
CP0
PWRTE(1)
WDTE
FOSC1
FOSC0
T0CS
T0SE
PSA
PS2
PS1
PS0
Legend: Shaded cells are not used by the Watchdog Timer.
Note 1: See Register 11-1 for operation of these bits.
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11.13
Power-down Mode (SLEEP)
Power-down mode is entered by executing a SLEEP
instruction.
If enabled, the Watchdog Timer will be cleared but
keeps running, the PD bit (STATUS<3>) is cleared, the
TO (STATUS<4>) bit is set, and the oscillator driver is
turned off. The I/O ports maintain the status they had
before the SLEEP instruction was executed (driving
high, low, or hi-impedance).
For lowest current consumption in this mode, place all
I/O pins at either VDD or VSS, ensure no external circuitry is drawing current from the I/O pin, power-down
the A/D and disable external clocks. Pull all I/O pins
that are hi-impedance inputs, high or low externally, to
avoid switching currents caused by floating inputs. The
T0CKI input should also be at VDD or VSS for lowest
current consumption. The contribution from on-chip
pull-ups on PORTB should be considered.
The MCLR pin must be at a logic high level (VIHMC).
11.13.1 WAKE-UP FROM SLEEP
The device can wake up from SLEEP through one of
the following events:
1.
2.
3.
External reset input on MCLR pin.
Watchdog Timer wake-up (if WDT was
enabled).
Interrupt from INT pin, RB port change or some
Peripheral Interrupts.
External MCLR Reset will cause a device reset. All
other events are considered a continuation of program
execution and cause a "wake-up". The TO and PD bits
in the STATUS register can be used to determine the
cause of device reset. The PD bit, which is set on
power-up, is cleared when SLEEP is invoked. The TO
bit is cleared if a WDT time-out occurred and caused
wake-up.
clear (disabled), the device continues execution at the
instruction after the SLEEP instruction. If the GIE bit is
set (enabled), the device executes the instruction after
the SLEEP instruction and then branches to the interrupt address (0004h). In cases where the execution of
the instruction following SLEEP is not desirable, the
user should have a NOP after the SLEEP instruction.
11.13.2 WAKE-UP USING INTERRUPTS
When global interrupts are disabled (GIE cleared) and
any interrupt source has both its interrupt enable bit
and interrupt flag bit set, one of the following will occur:
• If the interrupt occurs before the execution of a
SLEEP instruction, the SLEEP instruction will complete as a NOP. Therefore, the WDT and WDT
postscaler will not be cleared, the TO bit will not
be set and PD bits will not be cleared.
• If the interrupt occurs during or after the execution of a SLEEP instruction, the device will immediately wake up from sleep. The SLEEP instruction
will be completely executed before the wake-up.
Therefore, the WDT and WDT postscaler will be
cleared, the TO bit will be set and the PD bit will
be cleared.
Even if the flag bits were checked before executing a
SLEEP instruction, it may be possible for flag bits to
become set before the SLEEP instruction completes. To
determine whether a SLEEP instruction executed, test
the PD bit. If the PD bit is set, the SLEEP instruction
was executed as a NOP.
To ensure that the WDT is cleared, a CLRWDT instruction should be executed before a SLEEP instruction.
The following peripheral interrupts can wake the device
from SLEEP:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
PSP read or write.
TMR1 interrupt. Timer1 must be operating as
an asynchronous counter.
CCP capture mode interrupt.
Special event trigger (Timer1 in asynchronous
mode using an external clock).
USART RX or TX (synchronous slave mode).
A/D conversion (when A/D clock source is RC).
EEPROM write operation completion
Other peripherals cannot generate interrupts since during SLEEP, no on-chip clocks are present.
When the SLEEP instruction is being executed, the next
instruction (PC + 1) is pre-fetched. For the device to
wake-up through an interrupt event, the corresponding
interrupt enable bit must be set (enabled). Wake-up is
regardless of the state of the GIE bit. If the GIE bit is
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FIGURE 11-12: WAKE-UP FROM SLEEP THROUGH INTERRUPT
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
OSC1
TOST(2)
CLKOUT(4)
INT pin
INTF flag
(INTCON<1>)
Interrupt Latency
(Note 2)
GIE bit
(INTCON<7>)
Processor in
SLEEP
INSTRUCTION FLOW
PC
Instruction
fetched
Instruction
executed
PC
PC+1
Inst(PC) = SLEEP
Inst(PC - 1)
PC+2
PC+2
Inst(PC + 1)
Inst(PC + 2)
SLEEP
Inst(PC + 1)
PC + 2
Dummy cycle
0004h
0005h
Inst(0004h)
Inst(0005h)
Dummy cycle
Inst(0004h)
Note 1: XT, HS or LP oscillator mode assumed.
2: TOST = 1024TOSC (drawing not to scale) This delay will not be there for RC osc mode.
3: GIE = ’1’ assumed. In this case after wake- up, the processor jumps to the interrupt routine.
If GIE = ’0’, execution will continue in-line.
4: CLKOUT is not available in these osc modes, but shown here for timing reference.
11.14
11.16
In-Circuit Debugger
When the DEBUG bit in the configuration word is programmed to a ’0’, the In-Circuit Debugger functionality
is enabled. This function allows simple debugging functions when used with MPLAB. When the microcontroller has this feature enabled, some of the resources are
not available for general use. Table 11-7 shows which
features are consumed by the background debugger.
TABLE 11-7:
ID Locations
Four memory locations (2000h - 2003h) are designated
as ID locations where the user can store checksum or
other code-identification numbers. These locations are
not accessible during normal execution but are readable and writable during program/verify. It is recommended that only the 4 least significant bits of the ID
location are used.
DEBUGGER RESOURCES
I/O pins
RB6, RB7
Stack
1 level
Program Memory
Address 0000h must be NOP
Last 100h words
Data Memory
0x070(0x0F0, 0x170, 0x1F0)
0x1EB - 0x1EF
To use the In-Circuit Debugger function of the microcontroller, the design must implement In-Circuit Serial
Programming connections to MCLR/VPP, VDD, GND,
RB7 and RB6. This will interface to the In-Circuit
Debugger module available from Microchip or one of
the third party development tool companies.
11.15
Program Verification/Code Protection
If the code protection bit(s) have not been programmed, the on-chip program memory can be read
out for verification purposes.
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11.17
In-Circuit Serial Programming
11.18
PIC16F870/871 microcontrollers can be serially programmed while in the end application circuit. This is
simply done with two lines for clock and data and three
other lines for power, ground, and the programming
voltage. This allows customers to manufacture boards
with unprogrammed devices, and then program the
microcontroller just before shipping the product. This
also allows the most recent firmware or a custom firmware to be programmed.
When using ICSP, the part must be supplied 4.5V to
5.5V if a bulk erase will be executed. This includes
reprogramming of the code protect both from an onstate to off-state. For all other cases of ICSP, the part
may be programmed at the normal operating voltages.
This means calibration values, unique user IDs or user
code can be reprogrammed or added.
Low Voltage ICSP Programming
The LVP bit of the configuration word enables low voltage ICSP programming. This mode allows the microcontroller to be programmed via ICSP using a VDD
source in the operating voltage range. This only means
that VPP does not have to be brought to VIHH, but can
instead be left at the normal operating voltage. In this
mode, the RB3/PGM pin is dedicated to the programming function and ceases to be a general purpose I/O
pin. During programming, VDD is applied to the MCLR
pin. To enter programming mode, VDD must be applied
to the RB3/PGM provided the LVP bit is set. The LVP
bit defaults to on (‘1’) from the factory.
Note 1: The high voltage programming mode is
always available, regardless of the state of
the LVP bit, by applying VIHH to the MCLR
pin.
For complete details of serial programming, please
refer to the In-Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP™)
Guide, (DS30277B).
2: While in low voltage ICSP mode, the RB3
pin can no longer be used as a general
purpose I/O pin.
If low-voltage programming mode is not used, the LVP
bit can be programmed to a '0' and RB3/PGM becomes
a digital I/O pin. However, the LVP bit may only be programmed when programming is entered with VIHH on
MCLR. The LVP bit can only be charged when using
high voltage on MCLR.
It should be noted, that once the LVP bit is programmed
to 0, only the high voltage programming mode is available and only high voltage programming mode can be
used to program the device.
When using low voltage ICSP, the part must be supplied 4.5V to 5.5V if a bulk erase will be executed. This
includes reprogramming of the code protect bits from
an on-state to off-state. For all other cases of low voltage ICSP, the part may be programmed at the normal
operating voltage. This means calibration values,
unique user IDs or user code can be reprogrammed or
added.
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12.0
INSTRUCTION SET SUMMARY
Each PIC16CXX instruction is a 14-bit word divided
into an OPCODE which specifies the instruction type
and one or more operands which further specify the
operation of the instruction. The PIC16CXX instruction
set summary in Table 12-2 lists byte-oriented, bit-oriented, and literal and control operations. Table 12-1
shows the opcode field descriptions.
For byte-oriented instructions, ’f’ represents a file register designator and ’d’ represents a destination designator. The file register designator specifies which file
register is to be used by the instruction.
The destination designator specifies where the result of
the operation is to be placed. If ’d’ is zero, the result is
placed in the W register. If ’d’ is one, the result is placed
in the file register specified in the instruction.
For bit-oriented instructions, ’b’ represents a bit field
designator which selects the number of the bit affected
by the operation, while ’f’ represents the number of the
file in which the bit is located.
execution time is 1 µs. If a conditional test is true or the
program counter is changed as a result of an instruction, the instruction execution time is 2 µs.
Table 12-2 lists the instructions recognized by the
MPASM assembler.
Figure 12-1 shows the general formats that the instructions can have.
Note:
All examples use the following format to represent a
hexadecimal number:
0xhh
where h signifies a hexadecimal digit.
FIGURE 12-1: GENERAL FORMAT FOR
INSTRUCTIONS
Byte-oriented file register operations
13
8 7 6
OPCODE
d
f (FILE #)
For literal and control operations, ’k’ represents an
eight or eleven bit constant or literal value.
TABLE 12-1:
Bit-oriented file register operations
13
10 9
7 6
OPCODE
b (BIT #)
Description
f
Register file address (0x00 to 0x7F)
W
Working register (accumulator)
b
Bit address within an 8-bit file register
k
Literal field, constant data or label
x
Don't care location (= 0 or 1)
The assembler will generate code with x = 0. It
is the recommended form of use for compatibility with all Microchip software tools.
d
Program Counter
TO
Time-out bit
PD
0
f (FILE #)
b = 3-bit bit address
f = 7-bit file register address
Literal and control operations
General
13
8
7
OPCODE
Destination select; d = 0: store result in W,
d = 1: store result in file register f.
Default is d = 1
PC
0
d = 0 for destination W
d = 1 for destination f
f = 7-bit file register address
OPCODE FIELD
DESCRIPTIONS
Field
To maintain upward compatibility with
future PIC16CXX products, do not use the
OPTION and TRIS instructions.
0
k (literal)
k = 8-bit immediate value
CALL and GOTO instructions only
13
11
OPCODE
Power-down bit
10
0
k (literal)
k = 11-bit immediate value
The instruction set is highly orthogonal and is grouped
into three basic categories:
A description of each instruction is available in the
PICmicro™
Mid-Range
Reference
Manual,
(DS33023).
• Byte-oriented operations
• Bit-oriented operations
• Literal and control operations
All instructions are executed within one single instruction cycle, unless a conditional test is true or the program counter is changed as a result of an instruction.
In this case, the execution takes two instruction cycles
with the second cycle executed as a NOP. One instruction cycle consists of four oscillator periods. Thus, for
an oscillator frequency of 4 MHz, the normal instruction
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TABLE 12-2:
PIC16CXXX INSTRUCTION SET
Mnemonic,
Operands
Description
Cycles
14-Bit Opcode
MSb
LSb
Status
Affected
Notes
C,DC,Z
Z
Z
Z
Z
Z
1,2
1,2
2
BYTE-ORIENTED FILE REGISTER OPERATIONS
ADDWF
ANDWF
CLRF
CLRW
COMF
DECF
DECFSZ
INCF
INCFSZ
IORWF
MOVF
MOVWF
NOP
RLF
RRF
SUBWF
SWAPF
XORWF
f, d
f, d
f
f, d
f, d
f, d
f, d
f, d
f, d
f, d
f
f, d
f, d
f, d
f, d
f, d
Add W and f
AND W with f
Clear f
Clear W
Complement f
Decrement f
Decrement f, Skip if 0
Increment f
Increment f, Skip if 0
Inclusive OR W with f
Move f
Move W to f
No Operation
Rotate Left f through Carry
Rotate Right f through Carry
Subtract W from f
Swap nibbles in f
Exclusive OR W with f
1
1
1
1
1
1
1(2)
1
1(2)
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
0111
0101
0001
0001
1001
0011
1011
1010
1111
0100
1000
0000
0000
1101
1100
0010
1110
0110
dfff
dfff
lfff
0xxx
dfff
dfff
dfff
dfff
dfff
dfff
dfff
lfff
0xx0
dfff
dfff
dfff
dfff
dfff
ffff
ffff
ffff
xxxx
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
0000
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
00bb
01bb
10bb
11bb
bfff
bfff
bfff
bfff
ffff
ffff
ffff
ffff
111x
1001
0kkk
0000
1kkk
1000
00xx
0000
01xx
0000
0000
110x
1010
kkkk
kkkk
kkkk
0110
kkkk
kkkk
kkkk
0000
kkkk
0000
0110
kkkk
kkkk
kkkk
kkkk
kkkk
0100
kkkk
kkkk
kkkk
1001
kkkk
1000
0011
kkkk
kkkk
Z
Z
Z
C
C
C,DC,Z
Z
1,2
1,2
1,2,3
1,2
1,2,3
1,2
1,2
1,2
1,2
1,2
1,2
1,2
BIT-ORIENTED FILE REGISTER OPERATIONS
BCF
BSF
BTFSC
BTFSS
f, b
f, b
f, b
f, b
Bit Clear f
Bit Set f
Bit Test f, Skip if Clear
Bit Test f, Skip if Set
ADDLW
ANDLW
CALL
CLRWDT
GOTO
IORLW
MOVLW
RETFIE
RETLW
RETURN
SLEEP
SUBLW
XORLW
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
Add literal and W
AND literal with W
Call subroutine
Clear Watchdog Timer
Go to address
Inclusive OR literal with W
Move literal to W
Return from interrupt
Return with literal in W
Return from Subroutine
Go into standby mode
Subtract W from literal
Exclusive OR literal with W
1
1
1 (2)
1 (2)
01
01
01
01
1,2
1,2
3
3
LITERAL AND CONTROL OPERATIONS
1
1
2
1
2
1
1
2
2
2
1
1
1
11
11
10
00
10
11
11
00
11
00
00
11
11
C,DC,Z
Z
TO,PD
Z
TO,PD
C,DC,Z
Z
Note 1:
When an I/O register is modified as a function of itself ( e.g., MOVF PORTB, 1), the value used will be that value present
on the pins themselves. For example, if the data latch is ’1’ for a pin configured as input and is driven low by an external
device, the data will be written back with a ’0’.
2: If this instruction is executed on the TMR0 register (and, where applicable, d = 1), the prescaler will be cleared if assigned
to the Timer0 Module.
3: If Program Counter (PC) is modified or a conditional test is true, the instruction requires two cycles. The second cycle is
executed as a NOP.
Note:
Additional information on the mid-range instruction set is available in the PICmicro™ Mid-Range MCU Family
Reference Manual (DS33023).
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Instruction Descriptions
ADDLW
Add Literal and W
ANDWF
AND W with f
Syntax:
[label] ADDLW
Syntax:
[label] ANDWF
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
k
f,d
Operation:
(W) + k → (W)
Status Affected:
C, DC, Z
Operation:
(W) .AND. (f) → (destination)
Description:
The contents of the W register
are added to the eight bit literal ’k’
and the result is placed in the W
register.
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
AND the W register with register
'f'. If 'd' is 0, the result is stored in
the W register. If 'd' is 1, the result
is stored back in register 'f'.
BCF
Bit Clear f
Syntax:
[label] BCF
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
0≤b≤7
Operation:
0 → (f<b>)
Status Affected:
None
Description:
Bit 'b' in register 'f' is cleared.
BSF
Bit Set f
ADDWF
Add W and f
Syntax:
[label] ADDWF
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
(W) + (f) → (destination)
Status Affected:
C, DC, Z
Description:
Add the contents of the W register
with register ’f’. If ’d’ is 0, the result
is stored in the W register. If ’d’ is
1, the result is stored back in register ’f’.
f,d
ANDLW
AND Literal with W
Syntax:
[label] BSF
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
0≤b≤7
1 → (f<b>)
f,b
f,b
Syntax:
[label] ANDLW
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Operation:
Operation:
(W) .AND. (k) → (W)
Status Affected:
None
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
Bit 'b' in register 'f' is set.
Description:
The contents of W register are
AND’ed with the eight bit literal
'k'. The result is placed in the W
register.
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BTFSS
Bit Test f, Skip if Set
CLRF
Clear f
Syntax:
[label] BTFSS f,b
Syntax:
[label] CLRF
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
0≤b<7
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
Operation:
Operation:
skip if (f<b>) = 1
00h → (f)
1→Z
Status Affected:
None
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
If bit ’b’ in register ’f’ is ’0’, the next
instruction is executed.
If bit ’b’ is ’1’, then the next instruction is discarded and a NOP is executed instead making this a 2TCY
instruction.
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
cleared and the Z bit is set.
CLRW
Clear W
BTFSC
Bit Test, Skip if Clear
Syntax:
[label] BTFSC f,b
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
0≤b≤7
Operation:
skip if (f<b>) = 0
Status Affected:
None
Description:
If bit ’b’ in register ’f’ is ’1’, the next
instruction is executed.
If bit ’b’, in register ’f’, is ’0’, the
next instruction is discarded, and
a NOP is executed instead, making
this a 2TCY instruction.
Syntax:
[ label ] CLRW
Operands:
None
Operation:
00h → (W)
1→Z
f
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
W register is cleared. Zero bit (Z)
is set.
CLRWDT
Clear Watchdog Timer
Syntax:
[ label ] CLRWDT
Operands:
None
Operation:
00h → WDT
0 → WDT prescaler,
1 → TO
1 → PD
CALL
Call Subroutine
Syntax:
[ label ] CALL k
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 2047
Operation:
(PC)+ 1→ TOS,
k → PC<10:0>,
(PCLATH<4:3>) → PC<12:11>
Status Affected:
TO, PD
Status Affected:
None
Description:
Description:
Call Subroutine. First, return
address (PC+1) is pushed onto
the stack. The eleven bit immediate address is loaded into PC bits
<10:0>. The upper bits of the PC
are loaded from PCLATH. CALL is
a two cycle instruction.
CLRWDT instruction resets the
Watchdog Timer. It also resets
the prescaler of the WDT. Status
bits TO and PD are set.
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COMF
Complement f
GOTO
Unconditional Branch
Syntax:
[ label ] COMF
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 2047
Operation:
(f) → (destination)
Operation:
k → PC<10:0>
PCLATH<4:3> → PC<12:11>
Status Affected:
Z
Status Affected:
None
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
complemented. If ’d’ is 0, the
result is stored in W. If ’d’ is 1, the
result is stored back in register ’f’.
Description:
GOTO is an unconditional branch.
The eleven bit immediate value is
loaded into PC bits <10:0>. The
upper bits of PC are loaded from
PCLATH<4:3>. GOTO is a two
cycle instruction.
DECF
Decrement f
Syntax:
[label] DECF f,d
INCF
Increment f
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
(f) + 1 → (destination)
f,d
GOTO k
INCF f,d
Operation:
(f) - 1 → (destination)
Status Affected:
Z
Operation:
Description:
Decrement register ’f’. If ’d’ is 0,
the result is stored in the W register. If ’d’ is 1, the result is stored
back in register ’f’.
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
incremented. If ’d’ is 0, the result
is placed in the W register. If ’d’ is
1, the result is placed back in register ’f’.
INCFSZ
Increment f, Skip if 0
DECFSZ
Decrement f, Skip if 0
Syntax:
[ label ] DECFSZ f,d
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
(f) - 1 → (destination);
skip if result = 0
Status Affected:
None
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
decremented. If ’d’ is 0, the result
is placed in the W register. If ’d’ is
1, the result is placed back in register ’f’.
If the result is 1, the next instruction is executed. If the result is 0,
then a NOP is executed instead
making it a 2TCY instruction.
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Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
(f) + 1 → (destination),
skip if result = 0
Status Affected:
None
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
incremented. If ’d’ is 0, the result is
placed in the W register. If ’d’ is 1,
the result is placed back in register ’f’.
If the result is 1, the next instruction is executed. If the result is 0, a
NOP is executed instead making it
a 2TCY instruction.
Preliminary
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IORLW
Inclusive OR Literal with W
MOVLW
Move Literal to W
Syntax:
[ label ]
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Operation:
(W) .OR. k → (W)
Operation:
k → (W)
Status Affected:
Z
Status Affected:
None
Description:
The contents of the W register are
OR’ed with the eight bit literal 'k'.
The result is placed in the W register.
Description:
The eight bit literal 'k' is loaded
into W register. The don’t cares
will assemble as 0’s.
MOVWF
Move W to f
IORWF
Inclusive OR W with f
Syntax:
[ label ]
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
Operation:
(W) → (f)
Operation:
(W) .OR. (f) → (destination)
Status Affected:
None
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
Move data from W register to register 'f'.
Description:
Inclusive OR the W register with
register 'f'. If 'd' is 0 the result is
placed in the W register. If 'd' is 1
the result is placed back in register 'f'.
NOP
No Operation
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
None
Operation:
No operation
Status Affected:
None
Description:
No operation.
IORLW k
IORWF
f,d
MOVF
Move f
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
(f) → (destination)
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
The contents of register f are
moved to a destination dependant
upon the status of d. If d = 0, destination is W register. If d = 1, the
destination is file register f itself. d
= 1 is useful to test a file register
since status flag Z is affected.
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MOVF f,d
Preliminary
MOVLW k
MOVWF
f
NOP
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RETFIE
Return from Interrupt
RLF
Rotate Left f through Carry
Syntax:
[ label ]
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
None
Operands:
Operation:
TOS → PC,
1 → GIE
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
See description below
None
Status Affected:
C
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
rotated one bit to the left through
the Carry Flag. If ’d’ is 0, the
result is placed in the W register.
If ’d’ is 1, the result is stored back
in register ’f’.
Status Affected:
RETFIE
RLF
C
RETLW
Return with Literal in W
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
Operation:
RETLW k
f,d
Register f
RRF
Rotate Right f through Carry
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Syntax:
[ label ]
k → (W);
TOS → PC
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Status Affected:
None
Operation:
See description below
Description:
The W register is loaded with the
eight bit literal ’k’. The program
counter is loaded from the top of
the stack (the return address).
This is a two cycle instruction.
Status Affected:
C
Description:
The contents of register ’f’ are
rotated one bit to the right through
the Carry Flag. If ’d’ is 0, the result
is placed in the W register. If ’d’ is
1, the result is placed back in register ’f’.
RRF f,d
C
Register f
RETURN
Return from Subroutine
Syntax:
[ label ]
Operands:
None
SLEEP
Operation:
TOS → PC
Syntax:
Status Affected:
None
[ label
]
Description:
Return from subroutine. The stack
is POPed and the top of the stack
(TOS) is loaded into the program
counter. This is a two cycle
instruction.
Operands:
None
Operation:
00h → WDT,
0 → WDT prescaler,
1 → TO,
0 → PD
Status Affected:
TO, PD
Description:
The power-down status bit, PD is
cleared. Time-out status bit, TO
is set. Watchdog Timer and its
prescaler are cleared.
The processor is put into SLEEP
mode with the oscillator stopped.
RETURN
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SLEEP
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SUBLW
Syntax:
Subtract W from Literal
[ label ]
SUBLW k
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Operands:
0 ≤ k ≤ 255
Operation:
k - (W) → (W)
Operation:
(W) .XOR. k → (W)
Status Affected: C, DC, Z
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
The W register is subtracted (2’s
complement method) from the
eight bit literal 'k'. The result is
placed in the W register.
Description:
The contents of the W register
are XOR’ed with the eight bit literal 'k'. The result is placed in
the W register.
SUBWF
Syntax:
Subtract W from f
[ label ]
SUBWF f,d
XORWF
Exclusive OR W with f
Syntax:
[label]
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
(f) - (W) → (destination)
Operation:
(W) .XOR. (f) → (destination)
Status Affected: C, DC, Z
Status Affected:
Z
Description:
Description:
Exclusive OR the contents of the
W register with register 'f'. If 'd' is
0, the result is stored in the W
register. If 'd' is 1, the result is
stored back in register 'f'.
Subtract (2’s complement method)
W register from register 'f'. If 'd' is 0,
the result is stored in the W register. If 'd' is 1, the result is stored
back in register 'f'.
SWAPF
Swap Nibbles in f
Syntax:
[ label ] SWAPF f,d
Operands:
0 ≤ f ≤ 127
d ∈ [0,1]
Operation:
(f<3:0>) → (destination<7:4>),
(f<7:4>) → (destination<3:0>)
Status Affected:
None
Description:
The upper and lower nibbles of
register 'f' are exchanged. If 'd' is
0, the result is placed in W register. If 'd' is 1, the result is placed in
register 'f'.
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XORLW
Exclusive OR Literal with W
Syntax:
[label]
Preliminary
XORLW k
XORWF
f,d
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13.0
DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT
MPLAB allows you to:
PICmicro®
The
microcontrollers are supported with a
full range of hardware and software development tools:
• Integrated Development Environment
- MPLAB® IDE Software
• Assemblers/Compilers/Linkers
- MPASM Assembler
- MPLAB-C17 and MPLAB-C18 C Compilers
- MPLINK/MPLIB Linker/Librarian
• Simulators
- MPLAB-SIM Software Simulator
• Emulators
- MPLAB-ICE Real-Time In-Circuit Emulator
- PICMASTER®/PICMASTER-CE In-Circuit
Emulator
- ICEPIC™
• In-Circuit Debugger
- MPLAB-ICD for PIC16F877
• Device Programmers
- PRO MATE II Universal Programmer
- PICSTART Plus Entry-Level Prototype
Programmer
• Low-Cost Demonstration Boards
- SIMICE
- PICDEM-1
- PICDEM-2
- PICDEM-3
- PICDEM-17
- SEEVAL
- KEELOQ
13.1
The ability to use MPLAB with Microchip’s simulator,
MPLAB-SIM, allows a consistent platform and the ability to easily switch from the cost-effective simulator to
the full featured emulator with minimal retraining.
13.2
MPASM has a command line interface and a Windows
shell and can be used as a standalone application on a
Windows 3.x or greater system. MPASM generates
relocatable object files, Intel standard HEX files, MAP
files to detail memory usage and symbol reference, an
absolute LST file which contains source lines and generated machine code, and a COD file for MPLAB
debugging.
MPASM features include:
The MPLAB IDE software brings an ease of software
development previously unseen in the 8-bit microcontroller market. MPLAB is a Windows-based application which contains:
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MPASM Assembler
MPASM is a full featured universal macro assembler for
all PICmicro MCU’s. It can produce absolute code
directly in the form of HEX files for device programmers, or it can generate relocatable objects for
MPLINK.
MPLAB Integrated Development
Environment Software
• Multiple functionality
- editor
- simulator
- programmer (sold separately)
- emulator (sold separately)
• A full featured editor
• A project manager
• Customizable tool bar and key mapping
• A status bar
• On-line help
• Edit your source files (either assembly or ‘C’)
• One touch assemble (or compile) and download
to PICmicro tools (automatically updates all
project information)
• Debug using:
- source files
- absolute listing file
- object code
• MPASM and MPLINK are integrated into MPLAB
projects.
• MPASM allows user defined macros to be created
for streamlined assembly.
• MPASM allows conditional assembly for multi purpose source files.
• MPASM directives allow complete control over the
assembly process.
13.3
MPLAB-C17 and MPLAB-C18
C Compilers
The MPLAB-C17 and MPLAB-C18 Code Development
Systems are complete ANSI ‘C’ compilers and integrated development environments for Microchip’s
PIC17CXXX and PIC18CXXX family of microcontrollers, respectively. These compilers provide powerful
integration capabilities and ease of use not found with
other compilers.
For easier source level debugging, the compilers provide symbol information that is compatible with the
MPLAB IDE memory display.
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13.4
MPLINK/MPLIB Linker/Librarian
MPLINK is a relocatable linker for MPASM and
MPLAB-C17 and MPLAB-C18. It can link relocatable
objects from assembly or C source files along with precompiled libraries using directives from a linker script.
MPLIB is a librarian for pre-compiled code to be used
with MPLINK. When a routine from a library is called
from another source file, only the modules that contains
that routine will be linked in with the application. This
allows large libraries to be used efficiently in many different applications. MPLIB manages the creation and
modification of library files.
MPLINK features include:
• MPLINK works with MPASM and MPLAB-C17
and MPLAB-C18.
• MPLINK allows all memory areas to be defined as
sections to provide link-time flexibility.
MPLIB features include:
• MPLIB makes linking easier because single libraries can be included instead of many smaller files.
• MPLIB helps keep code maintainable by grouping
related modules together.
• MPLIB commands allow libraries to be created
and modules to be added, listed, replaced,
deleted, or extracted.
13.5
MPLAB-SIM Software Simulator
The MPLAB-SIM Software Simulator allows code
development in a PC host environment by simulating
the PICmicro series microcontrollers on an instruction
level. On any given instruction, the data areas can be
examined or modified and stimuli can be applied from
a file or user-defined key press to any of the pins. The
execution can be performed in single step, execute until
break, or trace mode.
MPLAB-SIM fully supports symbolic debugging using
MPLAB-C17 and MPLAB-C18 and MPASM. The Software Simulator offers the flexibility to develop and
debug code outside of the laboratory environment making it an excellent multi-project software development
tool.
13.6
MPLAB-ICE High Performance
Universal In-Circuit Emulator with
MPLAB IDE
The MPLAB-ICE Universal In-Circuit Emulator is
intended to provide the product development engineer
with a complete microcontroller design tool set for
PICmicro microcontrollers (MCUs). Software control of
MPLAB-ICE is provided by the MPLAB Integrated
Development Environment (IDE), which allows editing,
“make” and download, and source debugging from a
single environment.
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Interchangeable processor modules allow the system
to be easily reconfigured for emulation of different processors. The universal architecture of the MPLAB-ICE
allows expansion to support new PICmicro microcontrollers.
The MPLAB-ICE Emulator System has been designed
as a real-time emulation system with advanced features that are generally found on more expensive development tools. The PC platform and Microsoft® Windows
3.x/95/98 environment were chosen to best make these
features available to you, the end user.
MPLAB-ICE 2000 is a full-featured emulator system
with enhanced trace, trigger, and data monitoring features. Both systems use the same processor modules
and will operate across the full operating speed range
of the PICmicro MCU.
13.7
PICMASTER/PICMASTER CE
The PICMASTER system from Microchip Technology is
a full-featured, professional quality emulator system.
This flexible in-circuit emulator provides a high-quality,
universal platform for emulating Microchip 8-bit
PICmicro microcontrollers (MCUs). PICMASTER systems are sold worldwide, with a CE compliant model
available for European Union (EU) countries.
13.8
ICEPIC
ICEPIC is a low-cost in-circuit emulation solution for the
Microchip Technology PIC16C5X, PIC16C6X,
PIC16C7X, and PIC16CXXX families of 8-bit one-timeprogrammable (OTP) microcontrollers. The modular
system can support different subsets of PIC16C5X or
PIC16CXXX products through the use of
interchangeable personality modules or daughter
boards. The emulator is capable of emulating without
target application circuitry being present.
13.9
MPLAB-ICD In-Circuit Debugger
Microchip’s In-Circuit Debugger, MPLAB-ICD, is a powerful, low-cost run-time development tool. This tool is
based on the flash PIC16F877 and can be used to
develop for this and other PICmicro microcontrollers
from the PIC16CXXX family. MPLAB-ICD utilizes the
In-Circuit Debugging capability built into the
PIC16F87X. This feature, along with Microchip’s In-Circuit Serial Programming protocol, offers cost-effective
in-circuit flash programming and debugging from the
graphical user interface of the MPLAB Integrated
Development Environment. This enables a designer to
develop and debug source code by watching variables,
single-stepping and setting break points. Running at
full speed enables testing hardware in real-time. The
MPLAB-ICD is also a programmer for the flash
PIC16F87X family.
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13.10
PRO MATE II Universal Programmer
The PRO MATE II Universal Programmer is a full-featured programmer capable of operating in stand-alone
mode as well as PC-hosted mode. PRO MATE II is CE
compliant.
The PRO MATE II has programmable VDD and VPP
supplies which allows it to verify programmed memory
at VDD min and VDD max for maximum reliability. It has
an LCD display for instructions and error messages,
keys to enter commands and a modular detachable
socket assembly to support various package types. In
stand-alone mode the PRO MATE II can read, verify or
program PICmicro devices. It can also set code-protect
bits in this mode.
13.11
PICSTART Plus Entry Level
Development System
The PICSTART programmer is an easy-to-use, lowcost prototype programmer. It connects to the PC via
one of the COM (RS-232) ports. MPLAB Integrated
Development Environment software makes using the
programmer simple and efficient.
PICSTART Plus supports all PICmicro devices with up
to 40 pins. Larger pin count devices such as the
PIC16C92X, and PIC17C76X may be supported with
an adapter socket. PICSTART Plus is CE compliant.
13.12
SIMICE Entry-Level
Hardware Simulator
SIMICE is an entry-level hardware development system designed to operate in a PC-based environment
with Microchip’s simulator MPLAB-SIM. Both SIMICE
and MPLAB-SIM run under Microchip Technology’s
MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
software. Specifically, SIMICE provides hardware simulation for Microchip’s PIC12C5XX, PIC12CE5XX, and
PIC16C5X families of PICmicro 8-bit microcontrollers.
SIMICE works in conjunction with MPLAB-SIM to provide non-real-time I/O port emulation. SIMICE enables
a developer to run simulator code for driving the target
system. In addition, the target system can provide input
to the simulator code. This capability allows for simple
and interactive debugging without having to manually
generate MPLAB-SIM stimulus files. SIMICE is a valuable debugging tool for entry-level system development.
13.13
PICDEM-1 Low-Cost PICmicro
Demonstration Board
The PICDEM-1 is a simple board which demonstrates
the capabilities of several of Microchip’s microcontrollers. The microcontrollers supported are: PIC16C5X
(PIC16C54 to PIC16C58A), PIC16C61, PIC16C62X,
PIC16C71, PIC16C8X, PIC17C42, PIC17C43 and
PIC17C44. All necessary hardware and software is
included to run basic demo programs. The users can
program the sample microcontrollers provided with
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the PICDEM-1 board, on a PRO MATE II or
PICSTART-Plus programmer, and easily test firmware. The user can also connect the PICDEM-1
board to the MPLAB-ICE emulator and download the
firmware to the emulator for testing. Additional prototype area is available for the user to build some additional hardware and connect it to the microcontroller
socket(s). Some of the features include an RS-232
interface, a potentiometer for simulated analog input,
push-button switches and eight LEDs connected to
PORTB.
13.14
PICDEM-2 Low-Cost PIC16CXX
Demonstration Board
The PICDEM-2 is a simple demonstration board that
supports the PIC16C62, PIC16C64, PIC16C65,
PIC16C73 and PIC16C74 microcontrollers. All the
necessary hardware and software is included to
run the basic demonstration programs. The user
can program the sample microcontrollers provided
with the PICDEM-2 board, on a PRO MATE II programmer or PICSTART-Plus, and easily test firmware.
The MPLAB-ICE emulator may also be used with the
PICDEM-2 board to test firmware. Additional prototype
area has been provided to the user for adding additional hardware and connecting it to the microcontroller
socket(s). Some of the features include a RS-232 interface, push-button switches, a potentiometer for simulated analog input, a Serial EEPROM to demonstrate
usage of the I2C bus and separate headers for connection to an LCD module and a keypad.
13.15
PICDEM-3 Low-Cost PIC16CXXX
Demonstration Board
The PICDEM-3 is a simple demonstration board that
supports the PIC16C923 and PIC16C924 in the PLCC
package. It will also support future 44-pin PLCC
microcontrollers with a LCD Module. All the necessary hardware and software is included to run the
basic demonstration programs. The user can program the sample microcontrollers provided with
the PICDEM-3 board, on a PRO MATE II programmer or PICSTART Plus with an adapter socket, and
easily test firmware. The MPLAB-ICE emulator may
also be used with the PICDEM-3 board to test firmware. Additional prototype area has been provided to
the user for adding hardware and connecting it to the
microcontroller socket(s). Some of the features include
an RS-232 interface, push-button switches, a potentiometer for simulated analog input, a thermistor and
separate headers for connection to an external LCD
module and a keypad. Also provided on the PICDEM-3
board is an LCD panel, with 4 commons and 12 segments, that is capable of displaying time, temperature
and day of the week. The PICDEM-3 provides an additional RS-232 interface and Windows 3.1 software for
showing the demultiplexed LCD signals on a PC. A simple serial interface allows the user to construct a hardware demultiplexer for the LCD signals.
Preliminary
DS30569A-page 115
PIC16F870/871
13.16
PICDEM-17
The PICDEM-17 is an evaluation board that demonstrates the capabilities of several Microchip microcontrollers,
including
PIC17C752,
PIC17C756,
PIC17C762, and PIC17C766. All necessary hardware
is included to run basic demo programs, which are supplied on a 3.5-inch disk. A programmed sample is
included, and the user may erase it and program it with
the other sample programs using the PRO MATE II or
PICSTART Plus device programmers and easily debug
and test the sample code. In addition, PICDEM-17 supports down-loading of programs to and executing out of
external FLASH memory on board. The PICDEM-17 is
also usable with the MPLAB-ICE or PICMASTER emulator, and all of the sample programs can be run and
modified using either emulator. Additionally, a generous prototype area is available for user hardware.
13.17
SEEVAL Evaluation and Programming
System
The SEEVAL SEEPROM Designer’s Kit supports all
Microchip 2-wire and 3-wire Serial EEPROMs. The kit
includes everything necessary to read, write, erase or
program special features of any Microchip SEEPROM
product including Smart Serials and secure serials.
The Total Endurance Disk is included to aid in tradeoff analysis and reliability calculations. The total kit can
significantly reduce time-to-market and result in an
optimized system.
13.18
KEELOQ Evaluation and
Programming Tools
KEELOQ evaluation and programming tools support
Microchips HCS Secure Data Products. The HCS evaluation kit includes an LCD display to show changing
codes, a decoder to decode transmissions, and a programming interface to program test transmitters.
DS30569A-page 116
Preliminary
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
Software Tools
Emulators
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
Programmers Debugger
á
PIC17C4X
á á
á á á
á
á
PIC16C9XX
á
á á á á
á
á
PIC16F8XX
á
á á
á
á
PIC16C8X
á
á á á á
á
á
PIC16C7XX
á
á á á á
á
á
PIC16C7X
á
á á á á
á
á
PIC16F62X
á
á á
PIC16CXXX
á
á á á á
PIC16C6X
á
á á á á
á
á
PIC16C5X
á
á á á á
á
á
PIC14000
á
á á á
á
á
PIC12CXXX
á
á á á á
á
á
Preliminary
á
á á
á
á
á
á
á
á á
á
á
á
á á
á
á
* Contact the Microchip Technology Inc. web site at www.microchip.com for information on how to use the MPLAB-ICD In-Circuit Debugger (DV164001) with PIC16C62, 63, 64, 65, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77
** Contact Microchip Technology Inc. for availability date.
†
Development tool is available on select devices.
MCP2510 CAN Developer’s Kit
MCRFXXX
á á á
13.56 MHz Anticollision microID
Developer’s Kit
125 kHz Anticollision microID
Developer’s Kit
125 kHz microID Developer’s Kit
microID™ Programmer’s Kit
KEELOQ Transponder Kit
KEELOQ® Evaluation Kit
PICDEM-17
á
PICDEM-14A
á
PICDEM-3
á
á
†
á
á
PICDEM-2
á
†
24CXX/
25CXX/
93CXX
á
†
á
PICDEM-1
á á á
**
**
HCSXXX
á
SIMICE
MPLAB-ICD In-Circuit
Debugger
ICEPIC Low-Cost
In-Circuit Emulator
PICMASTER/PICMASTER-CE
MPLAB-ICE
MPASM/MPLINK
MPLAB C18 Compiler
*
á
PRO MATE II
Universal Programmer
á
PICSTARTPlus
Low-Cost Universal Dev. Kit
á á á
*
PIC17C7XX
á á
**
PIC18CXX2
á
á
MPLAB C17 Compiler
TABLE 13-1:
Demo Boards and Eval Kits
MPLAB Integrated
Development Environment
PIC16F870/871
DEVELOPMENT TOOLS FROM MICROCHIP
MCP2510
á
DS30569A-page 117
PIC16F870/871
NOTES:
DS30569A-page 118
Preliminary
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
PIC16F870/871
14.0
ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Absolute Maximum Ratings †
Ambient temperature under bias................................................................................................................ .-55 to +125°C
Storage temperature .............................................................................................................................. -65°C to +150°C
Voltage on any pin with respect to VSS (except VDD, MCLR. and RA4).......................................... -0.3V to (VDD + 0.3V)
Voltage on VDD with respect to VSS ............................................................................................................ -0.3 to +7.5V
Voltage on MCLR with respect to VSS (Note 2).............................................................................................0 to +13.25V
Voltage on RA4 with respect to Vss ..................................................................................................................0 to +8.5V
Total power dissipation (Note 1)................................................................................................................................1.0W
Maximum current out of VSS pin ...........................................................................................................................300 mA
Maximum current into VDD pin ..............................................................................................................................250 mA
Input clamp current, IIK (VI < 0 or VI > VDD)..................................................................................................................... ± 20 mA
Output clamp current, IOK (VO < 0 or VO > VDD) ............................................................................................................. ± 20 mA
Maximum output current sunk by any I/O pin..........................................................................................................25 mA
Maximum output current sourced by any I/O pin ....................................................................................................25 mA
Maximum current sunk by PORTA, PORTB, and PORTE (combined) (Note 3)....................................................200 mA
Maximum current sourced by PORTA, PORTB, and PORTE (combined) (Note 3) ..............................................200 mA
Maximum current sunk by PORTC and PORTD (combined) (Note 3) ..................................................................200 mA
Maximum current sourced by PORTC and PORTD (combined) (Note 3) .............................................................200 mA
Note 1: Power dissipation is calculated as follows: Pdis = VDD x {IDD - ∑ IOH} + ∑ {(VDD - VOH) x IOH} + ∑(VOl x IOL)
2: Voltage spikes below VSS at the MCLR pin, inducing currents greater than 80 mA, may cause latch-up. Thus,
a series resistor of 50-100Ω should be used when applying a “low” level to the MCLR pin, rather than pulling
this pin directly to VSS.
3: PORTD and PORTE are not implemented on the 28-pin devices.
† NOTICE: Stresses above those listed under “Absolute Maximum Ratings” may cause permanent damage to the
device. This is a stress rating only and functional operation of the device at those or any other conditions above those
indicated in the operation listings of this specification is not implied. Exposure to maximum rating conditions for
extended periods may affect device reliability.
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
Preliminary
DS30569A-page 119
PIC16F870/871
FIGURE 14-1: PIC16FXXX VOLTAGE-FREQUENCY GRAPH
6.0 V
5.5 V
Voltage
5.0 V
4.5 V
4.0 V
3.5 V
3.0 V
2.5 V
2.0 V
20 MHz
Frequency
FIGURE 14-2: PIC16LFXXX VOLTAGE-FREQUENCY GRAPH
6.0 V
5.5 V
Voltage
5.0 V
4.5 V
4.0 V
3.5 V
3.0 V
Eq
2.5 V
2.0 V
Eq
4 MHz
tio
ua
ti
ua
on
2
n1
10 MHz
20 MHz
Frequency
Equation 1: FMAX = (6.0 MHz/V) (VDDAPPMIN - 2.0 V) + 4 MHz; VDDAPPMIN = 2.0V - 3.0V
Equation 2: FMAX = (10.0 MHz/V) (VDDAPPMIN - 3.0 V) + 10 MHz; VDDAPPMIN = 3.0V - 4.0V
Note 1: VDDAPPMIN is the minimum voltage of the PICmicro® device in the application.
Note 2: FMAX has a maximum frequency of 10MHz.
DS30569A-page 120
Preliminary
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
PIC16F870/871
14.1
DC Characteristics:
PIC16F870/871 (Industrial)
Standard Operating Conditions (unless otherwise stated)
Operating temperature -40°C≤ TA ≤ +85°C for industrial
DC CHARACTERISTICS
Param
No.
Characteristic
D001 Supply Voltage
D001A
Sym
VDD
VDR
Min
Typ† Max Units
4.0
4.5
VBOR*
-
5.5
5.5
5.5
V
V
V
-
1.5
-
V
-
VSS
-
V
Conditions
XT, RC and LP osc configuration
HS osc configuration
BOR enabled, Fmax = 14MHz (Note 7)
D002*
RAM Data Retention
Voltage (Note 1)
D003
VDD start voltage to
VPOR
ensure internal Power-on
Reset signal
D004*
VDD rise rate to ensure
internal Power-on Reset
signal
SVDD
0.05
-
-
D005
Brown-out Reset Voltage
VBOR
3.7
4.0
4.35
V
D010
Supply Current (Note 2,5) IDD
-
1.6
4
mA
XT, RC osc configuration
FOSC = 4 MHz, VDD = 5.5V (Note 4)
-
7
15
mA
HS osc configuration
FOSC = 20 MHz, VDD = 5.5V
∆IBOR
-
85
200
µA
BOR enabled VDD = 5.0V
D020 Power-down Current
D021 (Note 3,5)
D021A
IPD
-
10.5
1.5
1.5
42
16
19
µA
µA
µA
VDD = 4.0V, WDT enabled, -40°C to +85°C
VDD = 4.0V, WDT disabled, -0°C to +70°C
VDD = 4.0V, WDT disabled, -40°C to +85°C
D023*
∆IBOR
-
85
200
µA
BOR enabled VDD = 5.0V
D013
D015*
Brown-out Reset Current
(Note 6)
Brown-out Reset Current
(Note 6)
See section on Power-on Reset for details
V/ms See section on Power-on Reset for details
BODEN bit in configuration word enabled
Legend: * These parameters are characterized but not tested.
† Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
Note 1: This is the limit to which VDD can be lowered without losing RAM data.
2: The supply current is mainly a function of the operating voltage and frequency. Other factors such as I/O pin
loading and switching rate, oscillator type, internal code execution pattern and temperature also have an
impact on the current consumption.
The test conditions for all IDD measurements in active operation mode are:
OSC1 = external square wave, from rail to rail; all I/O pins tristated, pulled to VDD
MCLR = VDD; WDT enabled/disabled as specified.
3: The power-down current in SLEEP mode does not depend on the oscillator type. Power-down current is
measured with the part in SLEEP mode, with all I/O pins in hi-impedance state and tied to VDD and VSS.
4: For RC osc configuration, current through Rext is not included. The current through the resistor can be estimated by the formula Ir = VDD/2Rext (mA) with Rext in kOhm.
5: Timer1 oscillator (when enabled) adds approximately 20 µA to the specification. This value is from characterization and is for design guidance only. This is not tested.
6: The ∆ current is the additional current consumed when this peripheral is enabled. This current should be
added to the base IDD or IPD measurement.
7: When BOR is enabled, the device will operate correctly until the VBOR voltage trip point is reached.
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
Preliminary
DS30569A-page 121
PIC16F870/871
14.2
DC Characteristics:
PIC16LF870/871 (Commercial, Industrial)
Standard Operating Conditions (unless otherwise stated)
Operating temperature -40°C ≤ TA ≤ +85°C for industrial
DC CHARACTERISTICS
Param
No.
Characteristic
Sym
Min
Typ† Max Units
Conditions
D001
Supply Voltage
VDD
2.0
-
5.5
V
D002*
RAM Data Retention
Voltage (Note 1)
VDR
-
1.5
-
V
D003
VPOR
VDD start voltage to
ensure internal Power-on
Reset signal
-
VSS
-
V
D004*
VDD rise rate to ensure
internal Power-on Reset
signal
SVDD
0.05
-
-
D005
Brown-out Reset Voltage VBOR
3.7
4.0
4.35
V
D010
Supply Current (Note 2,5) IDD
-
0.6
2.0
mA
XT, RC osc configuration
FOSC = 4 MHz, VDD = 3.0V (Note 4)
-
20
35
µA
LP osc configuration
FOSC = 32 kHz, VDD = 3.0V, WDT disabled
D010A
LP, XT, RC osc configuration (DC - 4 MHz)
See section on Power-on Reset for details
V/ms See section on Power-on Reset for details
BODEN bit in configuration word enabled
D015*
Brown-out Reset Current ∆IBOR
(Note 6)
-
85
200
µA
BOR enabled VDD = 5.0V
D020
D021
D021A
Power-down Current
(Note 3,5)
-
7.5
0.8
0.9
30
4.5
5
µA
µA
µA
VDD = 3.0V, WDT enabled, -40°C to +85°C
VDD = 3.0V, WDT disabled, 0°C to +70°C
VDD = 3.0V, WDT disabled, -40°C to +85°C
D023*
Brown-out Reset Current ∆IBOR
(Note 6)
-
85
200
µA
BOR enabled VDD = 5.0V
IPD
Legend: * These parameters are characterized but not tested.
† Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
Note 1: This is the limit to which VDD can be lowered without losing RAM data.
2: The supply current is mainly a function of the operating voltage and frequency. Other factors such as I/O pin
loading and switching rate, oscillator type, internal code execution pattern and temperature also have an
impact on the current consumption.
The test conditions for all IDD measurements in active operation mode are:
OSC1 = external square wave, from rail to rail; all I/O pins tristated, pulled to VDD
MCLR = VDD; WDT enabled/disabled as specified.
3: The power-down current in SLEEP mode does not depend on the oscillator type. Power-down current is
measured with the part in SLEEP mode, with all I/O pins in hi-impedance state and tied to VDD and VSS.
4: For RC osc configuration, current through Rext is not included. The current through the resistor can be estimated by the formula Ir = VDD/2Rext (mA) with Rext in kOhm.
5: Timer1 oscillator (when enabled) adds approximately 20 µA to the specification. This value is from characterization and is for design guidance only. This is not tested.
6: The ∆ current is the additional current consumed when this peripheral is enabled. This current should be
added to the base IDD or IPD measurement.
DS30569A-page 122
Preliminary
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
PIC16F870/871
14.3
DC Characteristics:
PIC16F870/871 (Industrial)
DC CHARACTERISTICS
Param
No.
Characteristic
Input Low Voltage
I/O ports
with TTL buffer
D030
D030A
D031
with Schmitt Trigger buffer
D032
MCLR, OSC1 (in RC mode)
D033
OSC1 (in XT, HS and LP)
Ports RC3 and RC4
D034
with Schmitt Trigger buffer
D034A
with SMBus
Input High Voltage
I/O ports
D040
with TTL buffer
D040A
D041
with Schmitt Trigger buffer
D042
MCLR
D042A OSC1 (XT, HS and LP)
D043
OSC1 (in RC mode)
Ports RC3 and RC4
D044
with Schmitt Trigger buffer
D044A
with SMBus
D070
PORTB weak pull-up current
Input Leakage Current
(Notes 2, 3)
D060
I/O ports
D061
D063
MCLR, RA4/T0CKI
OSC1
D080
Output Low Voltage
I/O ports
D083
OSC2/CLKOUT (RC osc config)
D090
Output High Voltage
I/O ports (Note 3)
D092
OSC2/CLKOUT (RC osc config)
Standard Operating Conditions (unless otherwise stated)
Operating temperature
-40°C ≤ TA ≤ +85°C for industrial
Operating voltage VDD range as described in DC spec Section 14.1 and
Section 14.2.
Sym
Min Typ† Max Units
Conditions
VIL
VSS
VSS
VSS
VSS
VSS
-
0.15VDD
0.8V
0.2VDD
0.2VDD
0.3VDD
V
V
V
V
V
For entire VDD range
4.5V ≤ VDD ≤ 5.5V
VSS
-0.5
-
0.3VDD
0.6
V
V
For entire VDD range
for VDD = 4.5 to 5.5V
-
VDD
VDD
V
V
4.5V ≤ VDD ≤ 5.5V
For entire VDD range
-
VDD
VDD
VDD
VDD
V
V
V
V
For entire VDD range
VDD
5.5
400
V For entire VDD range
V for VDD = 4.5 to 5.5V
µA VDD = 5V, VPIN = VSS
VIH
2.0
0.25VDD
+ 0.8V
0.8VDD
0.8VDD
0.7VDD
0.9VDD
0.7VDD
1.4
IPURB
50
250
-
-
±1
-
-
±5
±5
-
-
0.6
V
-
-
0.6
V
VOH VDD - 0.7
-
-
V
VDD - 0.7
-
-
V
IIL
VOL
Note1
Note1
µA Vss ≤ VPIN ≤ VDD, Pin at hi-impedance
µA Vss ≤ VPIN ≤ VDD
µA Vss ≤ VPIN ≤ VDD, XT, HS and LP osc
configuration
IOL = 8.5 mA, VDD = 4.5V,
-40°C to +85°C
IOL = 1.6 mA, VDD = 4.5V,
-40°C to +85°C
IOH = -3.0 mA, VDD = 4.5V,
-40°C to +85°C
IOH = -1.3 mA, VDD = 4.5V,
-40°C to +85°C
Legend: * These parameters are characterized but not tested.
† Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
Note 1: In RC oscillator configuration, the OSC1/CLKIN pin is a Schmitt Trigger input. It is not recommended that the
PIC16F870/871 be driven with external clock in RC mode.
2: The leakage current on the MCLR pin is strongly dependent on the applied voltage level. The specified levels
represent normal operating conditions. Higher leakage current may be measured at different input voltages.
3: Negative current is defined as current sourced by the pin.
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Preliminary
DS30569A-page 123
PIC16F870/871
DC CHARACTERISTICS
Param
Characteristic
No.
D150* Open-Drain High Voltage
D100
D101
D102
D120
D121
D122
D130
D131
D132a
Capacitive Loading Specs on
Output Pins
OSC2 pin
All I/O pins and OSC2 (in RC
mode) SCL, SDA in I2C mode
Data EEPROM Memory
Endurance
VDD for read/write
Erase/write cycle time
Program FLASH Memory
Endurance
VDD for read
VDD for erase/write
Standard Operating Conditions (unless otherwise stated)
Operating temperature
-40°C ≤ TA ≤ +85°C for industrial
Operating voltage VDD range as described in DC spec Section 14.1 and
Section 14.2.
Sym
Min Typ† Max Units
Conditions
VOD
-
-
8.5
V
RA4 pin
COSC2
-
-
15
pF
In XT, HS and LP modes when external clock is used to drive OSC1.
CIO
CB
-
-
50
400
pF
pF
ED
VDRW
100K
Vmin
-
5.5
TDEW
-
4
8
EP
VPR
1000
Vmin
Vmin
-
5.5
5.5
E/W 25°C at 5V
V Using EECON to read/write
Vmin = min operating voltage
ms
E/W 25°C at 5V
V Vmin = min operating voltage
V using EECON to read/write,
Vmin = min operating voltage
ms
D133
Erase/Write cycle time
TPEW
4
8
Legend: * These parameters are characterized but not tested.
† Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
Note 1: In RC oscillator configuration, the OSC1/CLKIN pin is a Schmitt Trigger input. It is not recommended that the
PIC16F870/871 be driven with external clock in RC mode.
2: The leakage current on the MCLR pin is strongly dependent on the applied voltage level. The specified levels
represent normal operating conditions. Higher leakage current may be measured at different input voltages.
3: Negative current is defined as current sourced by the pin.
DS30569A-page 124
Preliminary
 1999 Microchip Technology Inc.
PIC16F870/871
14.4
Timing Parameter Symbology
The timing parameter symbols have been created following one of the following formats:
1. TppS2ppS
3. TCC:ST
(I2C specifications only)
2. TppS
4. Ts
(I2C specifications only)
T
F
Frequency
Lowercase letters (pp) and their meanings:
pp
cc
CCP1
ck
CLKOUT
cs
CS
di
SDI
do
SDO
dt
Data in
io
I/O port
mc
MCLR
Uppercase letters and their meanings:
S
F
Fall
H
High
I
Invalid (Hi-impedance)
L
Low
I2C only
AA
BUF
output access
Bus free
TCC:ST (I2C specifications only)
CC
HD
Hold
ST
DAT
DATA input hold
STA
START condition
T
Time
osc
rd
rw
sc
ss
t0
t1
wr
OSC1
RD
RD or WR
SCK
SS
T0CKI
T1CKI
WR
P
R
V
Z
Period
Rise
Valid
Hi-impedance
High
Low
High
Low
SU
Setup
STO
STOP condition
FIGURE 14-3: LOAD CONDITIONS
Load condition 1
Load condition 2
VDD/2
RL
CL
Pin
CL
Pin
VSS
VSS
RL = 464Ω
CL = 50 pF
15 pF
for all pins except OSC2, but including PORTD and PORTE outputs as ports
for OSC2 output
Note: PORTD and PORTE are not implemented on the PIC16F870.
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Preliminary
DS30569A-page 125
PIC16F870/871
FIGURE 14-4: EXTERNAL CLOCK TIMING
Q4
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q1
OSC1
1
3
3
4
4
2
CLKOUT
TABLE 14-1:
Parameter
No.
EXTERNAL CLOCK TIMING REQUIREMENTS
Sym
Characteristic
FOSC External CLKIN Frequency
(Note 1)
Oscillator Frequency
(Note 1)
1
TOSC External CLKIN Period
(Note 1)
Oscillator Period
(Note 1)
2
TCY
Instruction Cycle Time
(Note 1)
TosL, External Clock in (OSC1) High
TosH or Low Time
Min
Typ†
Max
DC
DC
DC
DC
DC
0.1
4
5
250
250
50
5
250
250
250
50
5
200
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
TCY
4
4
20
200
4
4
20
200
—
—
—
—
—
10,000
250
250
—
DC
Units Conditions
MHz
MHz
MHz
kHz
MHz
MHz
MHz
kHz
ns
ns
ns
µs
ns
ns
ns
ns
µs
ns
XT and RC osc mode
HS osc mode (-04)
HS osc mode (-20)
LP osc mode
RC osc mode
XT osc mode
HS osc mode
LP osc mode
XT and RC osc mode
HS osc mode (-04)
HS osc mode (-20)
LP osc mode
RC osc mode
XT osc mode
HS osc mode (-04)
HS osc mode (-20)
LP osc mode
TCY = 4/FOSC
100
—
—
ns XT oscillator
2.5
—
—
µs LP oscillator
15
—
—
ns HS oscillator
4
TosR, External Clock in (OSC1) Rise
—
—
25
ns XT oscillator
TosF or Fall Time
—
—
50
ns LP oscillator
—
—
15
ns HS oscillator
Legend: † Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
Note 1: Instruction cycle period (TCY) equals four times the input oscillator time-base period. All specified values are
based on characterization data for that particular oscillator type under standard operating conditions with the
device executing code. Exceeding these specified limits may result in an unstable oscillator operation and/or
higher than expected current consumption. All devices are tested to operate at "min." values with an external
clock applied to the OSC1/CLKIN pin. When an external clock input is used, the "Max." cycle time limit is
"DC" (no clock) for all devices.
3
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FIGURE 14-5: CLKOUT AND I/O TIMING
Q1
Q4
Q2
Q3
OSC1
11
10
CLKOUT
13
19
14
12
18
16
I/O Pin
(input)
15
17
I/O Pin
(output)
new value
old value
20, 21
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
TABLE 14-2:
Param Sym
No.
CLKOUT AND I/O TIMING REQUIREMENTS
Characteristic
Min
Typ†
Max
Units Conditions
10*
TosH2ckL OSC1↑ to CLKOUT↓
—
75
200
ns
Note 1
11*
TosH2ckH OSC1↑ to CLKOUT↑
—
75
200
ns
Note 1
12*
TckR
CLKOUT rise time
—
35
100
ns
Note 1
13*
TckF
CLKOUT fall time
—
35
100
ns
Note 1
14*
TckL2ioV
CLKOUT ↓ to Port out valid
—
—
0.5TCY + 20
ns
Note 1
15*
TioV2ckH Port in valid before CLKOUT ↑
TOSC + 200
—
—
ns
Note 1
16*
TckH2ioI
0
—
—
ns
Note 1
17*
TosH2ioV OSC1↑ (Q1 cycle) to
Port out valid
—
100
255
ns
18*
TosH2ioI
Standard (F)
100
—
—
ns
Extended (LF)
200
—
—
ns
Port in hold after CLKOUT ↑
OSC1↑ (Q2 cycle) to
Port input invalid (I/O in
hold time)
19*
TioV2osH Port input valid to OSC1↑ (I/O in setup time)
0
—
—
ns
20*
TioR
Port output rise time
Standard (F)
—
10
40
ns
Extended (LF)
—
—
145
ns
21*
TioF
Port output fall time
Standard (F)
—
10
40
ns
—
—
145
ns
22††*
Tinp
INT pin high or low time
TCY
—
—
ns
23††*
Trbp
RB7:RB4 change INT high or low time
TCY
—
—
ns
Extended (LF)
Legend: *
†
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
†† These parameters are asynchronous events not related to any internal clock edges.
Note 1: Measurements are taken in RC Mode where CLKOUT output is 4 x TOSC.
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FIGURE 14-6: RESET, WATCHDOG TIMER, OSCILLATOR START-UP TIMER AND POWER-UP
TIMER TIMING
VDD
MCLR
30
Internal
POR
33
PWRT
Time-out
32
OSC
Time-out
Internal
Reset
Watchdog
Timer
Reset
31
34
34
I/O Pins
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
FIGURE 14-7: BROWN-OUT RESET TIMING
VBOR
VDD
35
TABLE 14-3:
Parameter
No.
RESET, WATCHDOG TIMER, OSCILLATOR START-UP TIMER, POWER-UP TIMER,
AND BROWN-OUT RESET REQUIREMENTS
Sym
Characteristic
Min
Typ†
Max
Units
Conditions
30
TmcL
MCLR Pulse Width (low)
2
—
—
µs
VDD = 5V, -40°C to +85°C
31*
Twdt
Watchdog Timer Time-out Period
(No Prescaler)
7
18
33
ms
VDD = 5V, -40°C to +85°C
32
Tost
Oscillation Start-up Timer Period
—
1024 TOSC
—
—
TOSC = OSC1 period
33*
Tpwrt
Power up Timer Period
28
72
132
ms
VDD = 5V, -40°C to +85°C
34
TIOZ
I/O Hi-impedance from MCLR Low
or Watchdog Timer Reset
—
—
2.1
µs
TBOR
Brown-out Reset pulse width
100
—
—
µs
35
Legend: *
†
VDD ≤ VBOR (D005)
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance
only and are not tested.
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FIGURE 14-8: TIMER0 AND TIMER1 EXTERNAL CLOCK TIMINGS
RA4/T0CKI
41
40
42
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI
46
45
47
48
TMR0 or
TMR1
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
TABLE 14-4:
TIMER0 AND TIMER1 EXTERNAL CLOCK REQUIREMENTS
Param
No.
Sym
Characteristic
40*
Tt0H
T0CKI High Pulse Width
41*
Tt0L
T0CKI Low Pulse Width
42*
Tt0P
T0CKI Period
45*
46*
47*
Tt1H
Tt1L
Tt1P
No Prescaler
With Prescaler
No Prescaler
With Prescaler
No Prescaler
With Prescaler
T1CKI High Time
Synchronous, Prescaler = 1
Synchronous, Standard(F)
Prescaler =
Extended(LF)
2,4,8
Asynchronous Standard(F)
Extended(LF)
T1CKI Low Time
Synchronous, Prescaler = 1
Synchronous, Standard(F)
Prescaler =
Extended(LF)
2,4,8
Asynchronous Standard(F)
Extended(LF)
T1CKI input period Synchronous
Standard(F)
Extended(LF)
Asynchronous
48
*
†
Standard(F)
Extended(LF)
Ft1
Timer1 oscillator input frequency range
(oscillator enabled by setting bit T1OSCEN)
TCKEZtmr1 Delay from external clock edge to timer increment
Min
Typ†
Max
0.5TCY + 20
—
—
ns
10
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
ns
ns
ns
ns
ns
—
—
—
—
—
—
ns
ns
ns
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
ns
ns
ns
ns
ns
—
—
—
—
—
—
ns
ns
ns
0.5TCY + 20
10
TCY + 40
Greater of:
20 or TCY + 40
N
0.5TCY + 20
15
25
30
50
0.5TCY + 20
15
25
30
50
Greater of:
30 OR TCY + 40
N
Greater of:
50 OR TCY + 40
N
60
100
DC
2Tosc
Units Conditions
Must also meet
parameter 42
Must also meet
parameter 42
N = prescale value
(2, 4, ..., 256)
Must also meet
parameter 47
Must also meet
parameter 47
N = prescale value
(1, 2, 4, 8)
N = prescale value
(1, 2, 4, 8)
—
—
—
—
—
200
ns
ns
kHz
—
7Tosc
—
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance only and are not
tested.
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FIGURE 14-9: CAPTURE/COMPARE/PWM TIMINGS (CCP1)
RC2/CCP1
(Capture Mode)
50
51
52
RC2/CCP1
(Compare or PWM Mode)
53
54
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
TABLE 14-5:
Param
No.
50*
CAPTURE/COMPARE/PWM REQUIREMENTS (CCP1)
Sym Characteristic
TccL CCP1 input
low time
Min
No Prescaler
Standard(F)
With Prescaler
51*
TccH CCP1 input
high time
With Prescaler
52*
TccP CCP1 input period
53*
TccR CCP1 output rise time
54*
*
†
Extended(LF)
No Prescaler
TccF CCP1 output fall time
Typ† Max Units Conditions
0.5TCY + 20
—
—
ns
10
—
—
ns
20
—
—
ns
0.5TCY + 20
—
—
ns
Standard(F)
10
—
—
ns
Extended(LF)
20
—
—
ns
3TCY + 40
N
—
—
ns
Standard(F)
—
10
25
ns
Extended(LF)
—
25
50
ns
Standard(F)
—
10
25
ns
Extended(LF)
—
25
45
ns
N = prescale
value (1,4 or 16)
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated.
These parameters are for design guidance only and are not tested.
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FIGURE 14-10: PARALLEL SLAVE PORT TIMING (PIC16F871 ONLY)
RE2/CS
RE0/RD
RE1/WR
65
RD7:RD0
62
64
63
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
TABLE 14-6:
Parameter
No.
62
PARALLEL SLAVE PORT REQUIREMENTS (PIC16F871 ONLY)
Sym
Characteristic
Min Typ† Max Units
TdtV2wrH Data in valid before WR↑ or CS↑ (setup time)
63*
TwrH2dtI
WR↑ or CS↑ to data–in invalid (hold time) Standard(F)
64
TrdL2dtV
RD↓ and CS↓ to data–out valid
Extended(LF)
65
*
†
TrdH2dtI
RD↑ or CS↓ to data–out invalid
20
25
—
—
—
—
ns
ns
20
—
—
ns
35
—
—
ns
—
—
—
—
80
90
ns
ns
10
—
30
ns
Conditions
Extended
Range Only
Extended
Range Only
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance only and are not
tested.
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FIGURE 14-11: USART SYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION (MASTER/SLAVE) TIMING
RC6/TX/CK
Pin
121
121
RC7/RX/DT
Pin
120
122
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
TABLE 14-7:
Param
No.
120
121
Sym
Characteristic
TckH2dtV
SYNC XMIT (MASTER &
SLAVE)
Clock high to data out valid
Tckrf
122
†:
USART SYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Tdtrf
Min
Typ†
Max
Units Conditions
Standard(F)
—
—
80
ns
Extended(LF)
—
—
100
ns
Clock out rise time and fall time Standard(F)
(Master Mode)
Extended(LF)
—
—
45
ns
—
—
50
ns
Data out rise time and fall time
Standard(F)
—
—
45
ns
Extended(LF)
—
—
50
ns
Data in “Typ” column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance only and are not
tested.
FIGURE 14-12: USART SYNCHRONOUS RECEIVE (MASTER/SLAVE) TIMING
RC6/TX/CK
pin
RC7/RX/DT
pin
125
126
Note: Refer to Figure 14-3 for load conditions.
TABLE 14-8:
Parameter
No.
125
126
†:
USART SYNCHRONOUS RECEIVE REQUIREMENTS
Sym
Characteristic
TdtV2ckL
TckL2dtl
Min
Typ†
Max
Units Conditions
SYNC RCV (MASTER & SLAVE)
Data setup before CK ↓ (DT setup time)
15
—
—
ns
Data hold after CK ↓ (DT hold time)
15
—
—
ns
Data in “Typ” column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance only and are not
tested.
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TABLE 14-9:
Param
No.
Sym
A01
NR
A03
PIC16F870/871 (INDUSTRIAL)
PIC16LF870/871 (INDUSTRIAL)
Characteristic
Min
Typ†
Max
Units
Resolution
—
—
10-bits
bit
VREF = VDD = 5.12V,
VSS ≤ VAIN ≤ VREF
EIL
Integral linearity error
—
—
<±1
LSb
VREF = VDD = 5.12V,
VSS ≤ VAIN ≤ VREF
A04
EDL
Differential linearity error
—
—
<±1
LSb
VREF = VDD = 5.12V,
VSS ≤ VAIN ≤ VREF
A06
EOFF Offset error
—
—
<±1
LSb
VREF = VDD = 5.12V,
VSS ≤ VAIN ≤ VREF
A07
EGN
Gain error
—
—
<±1
LSb
VREF = VDD = 5.12V,
VSS ≤ VAIN ≤ VREF
A10
—
Monotonicity(3)
—
guaranteed
—
—
VSS ≤ VAIN ≤ VREF
2.0V
—
VDD + 0.3
V
Absolute minimum electrical
spec. to ensure 10-bit
accuracy.
VDD + 0.3V
V
Must meet spec. A20
Must meet spec. A20
A20
VREF Reference voltage (VREF+ - VREF-)
A21
VREF+ Reference voltage High
VDD - 2.5V
A22
VREF- Reference voltage low
VSS - 0.3V
VREF+ - 2.0V
V
VSS - 0.3
—
VREF + 0.3
V
—
—
10.0
kΩ
Standard(F)
—
220
—
µA
Extended(LF)
—
90
—
µA
10
—
1000
µA
During VAIN acquisition.
Based on differential of
VHOLD to VAIN to charge
CHOLD, see Section 10.1.
—
—
10
µA
During A/D Conversion cycle
A25
VAIN
Analog input voltage
A30
ZAIN
Recommended impedance of
analog voltage source
A40
IAD
A/D conversion current (VDD)
A50
IREF
Conditions
VREF input current (Note 2)
Average current consumption when A/D is on.
(Note 1)
*
†
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance only and are not
tested.
Note 1: When A/D is off, it will not consume any current other than minor leakage current.
The power-down current spec includes any such leakage from the A/D module.
2: VREF current is from RA3 pin or VDD pin, whichever is selected as reference input.
3: The A/D conversion result never decreases with an increase in the Input Voltage, and has no missing codes.
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FIGURE 14-13: A/D CONVERSION TIMING
BSF ADCON0, GO
1 TCY
(TOSC/2)(1)
131
Q4
130
132
A/D CLK
9
A/D DATA
8
...
7
...
2
1
0
NEW_DATA
OLD_DATA
ADRES
ADIF
GO
DONE
SAMPLING STOPPED
SAMPLE
Note 1: If the A/D clock source is selected as RC, a time of TCY is added before the A/D clock starts. This allows the SLEEP
instruction to be executed.
TABLE 14-10: A/D CONVERSION REQUIREMENTS
Param
No.
130
Sym Characteristic
TAD
A/D clock period
Min
Typ†
Max
Units
Standard(F)
1.6
—
—
µs
TOSC based, VREF ≥ 3.0V
Extended(LF)
3.0
—
—
µs
TOSC based, VREF ≥ 2.0V
Standard(F)
2.0
4.0
6.0
µs
A/D RC Mode
Extended(LF)
3.0
6.0
9.0
µs
A/D RC Mode
—
12
TAD
Note 2
40
—
µs
10*
—
—
µs
The minimum time is the amplifier settling time. This may be
used if the "new" input voltage
has not changed by more than 1
LSb (i.e., 20.0 mV @ 5.12V)
from the last sampled voltage
(as stated on CHOLD).
—
TOSC/2 §
—
—
If the A/D clock source is
selected as RC, a time of TCY is
added before the A/D clock
starts. This allows the SLEEP
instruction to be executed.
131
TCNV Conversion time (not including S/H time)
(Note 1)
132
TACQ Acquisition time
134
TGO
Q4 to A/D clock start
Conditions
*
†
These parameters are characterized but not tested.
Data in "Typ" column is at 5V, 25°C unless otherwise stated. These parameters are for design guidance only and are not
tested.
§
This specification ensured by design.
Note 1: ADRES register may be read on the following TCY cycle.
2: See Section 10.1 for min conditions.
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15.0
DC AND AC
CHARACTERISTICS GRAPHS
AND TABLES
The graphs and tables provided in this section are for
design guidance and are not tested.
In some graphs or tables, the data presented are outside specified operating range (i.e., outside specified
VDD range). This is for information only and devices
are ensured to operate properly only within the specified range.
The data presented in this section is a statistical summary of data collected on units from different lots over
a period of time and matrix samples. ’Typical’ represents the mean of the distribution at 25°C. ’Max’ or ’min’
represents (mean + 3σ) or (mean - 3σ) respectively,
where σ is standard deviation, over the whole temperature range.
Graphs and Tables not available at this time.
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16.0
PACKAGING INFORMATION
16.1
Package Marking Information
28-Lead PDIP (Skinny DIP)
Example
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
YYWWNNN
PIC16F870-I/SP
9910SAA
28-Lead SOIC
Example
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
PIC16F870-I/SO
9910SAA
YYWWNNN
28-Lead SSOP
Example
XXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXX
PIC16F870-I/SS
9910SAA
YYWWNNN
Legend: MM...M
XX...X
YY
WW
NNN
Note:
*
Microchip part number information
Customer specific information*
Year code (last 2 digits of calendar year)
Week code (week of January 1 is week ‘01’)
Alphanumeric traceability code
In the event the full Microchip part number cannot be marked on one line, it will
be carried over to the next line thus limiting the number of available characters
for customer specific information.
Standard OTP marking consists of Microchip part number, year code, week code, facility code, mask
rev#, and assembly code. For OTP marking beyond this, certain price adders apply. Please check with
your Microchip Sales Office. For QTP devices, any special marking adders are included in QTP price.
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Package Marking Information (Cont’d)
40-Lead PDIP
Example
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
AABBCDE
PIC16F871-I/P
9912SAA
44-Lead TQFP
Example
XXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXX
AABBCDE
PIC16F871
-I/PT
9911HAT
44-Lead PLCC
Example
PIC16F871
-I/L
XXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXX
AABBCDE
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28-Lead Plastic Shrink Small Outline (SS) – 209 mil, 5.30 mm (SSOP)
E
E1
p
D
B
2
1
n
α
A
c
A2
φ
A1
L
β
Units
Dimension Limits
n
p
MIN
INCHES
NOM
28
.026
.073
.068
.006
.309
.207
.402
.030
.007
4
.013
5
5
MAX
MILLIMETERS*
NOM
MAX
28
0.65
1.73
1.85
1.98
1.63
1.73
1.83
0.05
0.15
0.25
7.59
7.85
8.10
5.11
5.25
5.38
10.06
10.20
10.34
0.56
0.75
0.94
0.10
0.18
0.25
0.00
101.60
203.20
0.25
0.32
0.38
0
5
10
0
5
10
MIN
Number of Pins
Pitch
Overall Height
A
.068
.078
Molded Package Thickness
A2
.064
.072
Standoff
A1
.002
.010
Overall Width
E
.299
.319
Molded Package Width
E1
.201
.212
Overall Length
D
.396
.407
Foot Length
L
.022
.037
c
Lead Thickness
.004
.010
φ
Foot Angle
0
8
Lead Width
B
.010
.015
α
Mold Draft Angle Top
0
10
β
Mold Draft Angle Bottom
0
10
*Controlling Parameter
Notes:
Dimensions D and E1 do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or protrusions shall not exceed
.010” (0.254mm) per side.
JEDEC Equivalent: MS-150
Drawing No. C04-073
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28-Lead Skinny Plastic Dual In-line (SP) – 300 mil (PDIP)
E1
D
2
n
1
α
E
A2
A
L
c
β
B1
A1
eB
Units
Number of Pins
Pitch
p
B
Dimension Limits
n
p
INCHES*
MIN
NOM
MILLIMETERS
MAX
MIN
NOM
28
MAX
28
.100
2.54
Top to Seating Plane
A
.140
.150
.160
3.56
3.81
4.06
Molded Package Thickness
A2
.125
.130
.135
3.18
3.30
3.43
Base to Seating Plane
A1
.015
8.26
0.38
Shoulder to Shoulder Width
E
.300
.310
.325
7.62
7.87
Molded Package Width
E1
.275
.285
.295
6.99
7.24
7.49
Overall Length
D
1.345
1.365
1.385
34.16
34.67
35.18
Tip to Seating Plane
L
c
.125
.130
.135
3.18
3.30
3.43
.008
.012
.015
0.20
0.29
0.38
1.65
Lead Thickness
Upper Lead Width
B1
.040
.053
.065
1.02
1.33
Lower Lead Width
B
.016
.019
.022
0.41
0.48
0.56
Overall Row Spacing
eB
α
.320
.350
.430
8.13
8.89
10.92
Mold Draft Angle Top
Mold Draft Angle Bottom
β
5
10
15
5
10
15
5
10
15
5
10
15
*Controlling Parameter
Notes:
Dimension D and E1 do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or protrusions shall not exceed
.010” (0.254mm) per side.
JEDEC Equivalent: MO-095
Drawing No. C04-070
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28-Lead Plastic Small Outline (SO) – Wide, 300 mil (SOIC)
E
E1
p
D
B
2
1
n
h
α
45°
c
A2
A
φ
β
L
Units
Dimension Limits
n
p
A1
MIN
INCHES*
NOM
28
.050
.099
.091
.008
.407
.295
.704
.020
.033
4
.011
.017
12
12
MAX
MILLIMETERS
NOM
28
1.27
2.36
2.50
2.24
2.31
0.10
0.20
10.01
10.34
7.32
7.49
17.65
17.87
0.25
0.50
0.41
0.84
0
4
0.23
0.28
0.36
0.42
0
12
0
12
MIN
Number of Pins
Pitch
Overall Height
A
.093
.104
Molded Package Thickness
A2
.088
.094
Standoff
A1
.004
.012
Overall Width
E
.394
.420
Molded Package Width
E1
.288
.299
Overall Length
D
.695
.712
Chamfer Distance
h
.010
.029
Foot Length
L
.016
.050
φ
Foot Angle Top
0
8
c
Lead Thickness
.009
.013
Lead Width
B
.014
.020
α
Mold Draft Angle Top
0
15
β
Mold Draft Angle Bottom
0
15
*Controlling Parameter
Notes:
Dimensions D and E1 do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or protrusions shall not exceed
.010” (0.254mm) per side.
JEDEC Equivalent: MS-013
Drawing No. C04-052
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Preliminary
MAX
2.64
2.39
0.30
10.67
7.59
18.08
0.74
1.27
8
0.33
0.51
15
15
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40-Lead Plastic Dual In-line (P) – 600 mil (PDIP)
E1
D
α
2
1
n
E
A2
A
L
c
β
B1
A1
eB
p
B
Units
Dimension Limits
n
p
MIN
INCHES*
NOM
40
.100
.175
.150
MAX
MILLIMETERS
NOM
40
2.54
4.06
4.45
3.56
3.81
0.38
15.11
15.24
13.46
13.84
51.94
52.26
3.05
3.30
0.20
0.29
0.76
1.27
0.36
0.46
15.75
16.51
5
10
5
10
MIN
Number of Pins
Pitch
Top to Seating Plane
A
.160
.190
Molded Package Thickness
A2
.140
.160
Base to Seating Plane
A1
.015
Shoulder to Shoulder Width
E
.595
.600
.625
Molded Package Width
E1
.530
.545
.560
Overall Length
D
2.045
2.058
2.065
Tip to Seating Plane
L
.120
.130
.135
c
Lead Thickness
.008
.012
.015
Upper Lead Width
B1
.030
.050
.070
Lower Lead Width
B
.014
.018
.022
Overall Row Spacing
eB
.620
.650
.680
α
Mold Draft Angle Top
5
10
15
β
Mold Draft Angle Bottom
5
10
15
*Controlling Parameter
Notes:
Dimensions D and E1 do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or protrusions shall not exceed
.010” (0.254mm) per side.
JEDEC Equivalent: MO-011
Drawing No. C04-016
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Preliminary
MAX
4.83
4.06
15.88
14.22
52.45
3.43
0.38
1.78
0.56
17.27
15
15
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44-Lead Plastic Thin Quad Flatpack (PT) 10x10x1 mm Body, 1.0/0.10 mm Lead Form (TQFP)
E
E1
#leads=n1
p
D1
D
2
1
B
n
CH x 45 °
α
A
c
φ
β
L
A1
A2
(F)
Units
Dimension Limits
n
p
MIN
INCHES
NOM
44
.031
11
.043
.039
.004
.024
.039
3.5
.472
.472
.394
.394
.006
.015
.035
10
10
MAX
MILLIMETERS*
NOM
44
0.80
11
1.00
1.10
0.95
1.00
0.05
0.10
0.45
0.60
1.00
0
3.5
11.75
12.00
11.75
12.00
9.90
10.00
9.90
10.00
0.09
0.15
0.30
0.38
0.64
0.89
5
10
5
10
MIN
Number of Pins
Pitch
Pins per Side
n1
Overall Height
A
.039
.047
Molded Package Thickness
A2
.037
.041
Standoff
A1
.002
.006
Foot Length
L
.018
.030
(F)
Footprint (Reference)
φ
Foot Angle
0
7
Overall Width
E
.463
.482
Overall Length
D
.463
.482
Molded Package Width
E1
.390
.398
Molded Package Length
.390
.398
D1
c
Lead Thickness
.004
.008
Lead Width
B
.012
.017
Pin 1 Corner Chamfer
CH
.025
.045
α
Mold Draft Angle Top
5
15
β
Mold Draft Angle Bottom
5
15
*Controlling Parameter
Notes:
Dimensions D1 and E1 do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or protrusions shall not exceed
.010” (0.254mm) per side.
JEDEC Equivalent: MS-026
Drawing No. C04-076
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Preliminary
MAX
1.20
1.05
0.15
0.75
7
12.25
12.25
10.10
10.10
0.20
0.44
1.14
15
15
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44-Lead Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier (L) – Square (PLCC)
E
E1
#leads=n1
D1 D
n 1 2
CH1 x 45 °
CH2 x 45°
α
A3
A2
35°
A
B1
B
c
β
E2
Units
Dimension Limits
n
p
A1
p
D2
INCHES*
NOM
44
.050
11
.165
.173
.145
.153
.028
.020
.024
.029
.040
.045
.000
.005
.685
.690
.685
.690
.650
.653
.650
.653
.590
.620
.590
.620
.008
.011
.026
.029
.013
.020
0
5
0
5
MIN
MAX
MILLIMETERS
NOM
44
1.27
11
4.19
4.39
3.68
3.87
0.71
0.51
0.61
0.74
1.02
1.14
0.00
0.13
17.40
17.53
17.40
17.53
16.51
16.59
16.51
16.59
14.99
15.75
14.99
15.75
0.20
0.27
0.66
0.74
0.33
0.51
0
5
0
5
MIN
Number of Pins
Pitch
Pins per Side
n1
Overall Height
A
.180
.160
Molded Package Thickness
A2
.035
Standoff
A1
Side 1 Chamfer Height
A3
.034
Corner Chamfer 1
CH1
.050
Corner Chamfer (others)
CH2
.010
Overall Width
E
.695
Overall Length
D
.695
Molded Package Width
E1
.656
Molded Package Length
D1
.656
Footprint Width
E2
.630
Footprint Length
D2
.630
c
Lead Thickness
.013
Upper Lead Width
B1
.032
Lower Lead Width
B
.021
α
Mold Draft Angle Top
10
β
Mold Draft Angle Bottom
10
*Controlling Parameter
Notes:
Dimensions D and E1 do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or protrusions shall not exceed
.010” (0.254mm) per side.
JEDEC Equivalent: MO-047
Drawing No. C04-048
DS30569A-page 144
Preliminary
MAX
4.57
4.06
0.89
0.86
1.27
0.25
17.65
17.65
16.66
16.66
16.00
16.00
0.33
0.81
0.53
10
10
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INDEX
A
A/D ..................................................................................... 79
ADCON0 Register ...................................................... 79
ADCON1 Register ...................................................... 80
ADIF bit ...................................................................... 81
Analog Input Model Block Diagram ............................ 83
Analog Port Pins ...................................... 7, 8, 9, 35, 36
Block Diagram ............................................................ 82
Configuring Analog Port Pins ..................................... 84
Configuring the Interrupt ............................................ 81
Configuring the Module .............................................. 81
Conversion Clock ....................................................... 84
Conversions ............................................................... 85
Delays ........................................................................ 83
Effects of a Reset ....................................................... 86
GO/DONE bit ............................................................. 81
Internal Sampling Switch (Rss) Impedence ............... 82
Operation During Sleep ............................................. 86
Sampling Requirements ............................................. 82
Source Impedence ..................................................... 82
Time Delays ............................................................... 83
Absolute Maximum Ratings ............................................. 119
ADRES Register s ........................................................ 13, 79
Application Notes
AN552 (Implementing Wake-up on Key Strokes
Using PIC16CXXX) .................................................... 29
AN556 (Table Reading Using PIC16CXX) ................. 24
Architecture
PIC16F870 Block Diagram .......................................... 5
PIC16F871 Block Diagram .......................................... 6
Assembler
MPASM Assembler .................................................. 113
B
Banking, Data Memory ................................................ 11, 16
Block Diagrams
A/D ............................................................................. 82
Analog Input Model .................................................... 83
Capture ...................................................................... 58
Compare .................................................................... 59
PWM .......................................................................... 59
Timer0/WDT Prescaler .............................................. 47
Timer2 ........................................................................ 55
USART Receive ......................................................... 69
USART Transmit ........................................................ 67
BOR. See Brown-out Reset
BRGH bit ............................................................................ 65
Brown-out Reset (BOR) ................................... 89, 93, 95, 96
BOR Status (BOR Bit) ................................................ 23
C
Capture/Compare/PWM
Capture
Block Diagram ................................................... 58
CCP1CON Register ........................................... 57
CCP1IF .............................................................. 58
Mode .................................................................. 58
Prescaler ............................................................ 58
CCP Timer Resources ............................................... 57
Compare
Block Diagram ................................................... 59
Mode .................................................................. 59
Software Interrupt Mode .................................... 59
Special Event Trigger ........................................ 59
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Special Trigger Output of CCP1 ........................ 59
Section ....................................................................... 57
Special Event Trigger and A/D Conversions ............. 59
Capture/Compare/PWM (CCP)
CCP1
RC2/CCP1 Pin ................................................. 7, 8
CCP2
RC1/T1OSI/CCP2 Pin ..................................... 7, 8
PWM Block Diagram ................................................. 59
PWM Mode ................................................................ 59
CCP1CON ......................................................................... 15
CCP1M0 bit ....................................................................... 57
CCP1M1 bit ....................................................................... 57
CCP1M2 bit ....................................................................... 57
CCP1M3 bit ....................................................................... 57
CCP1X bit .......................................................................... 57
CCP1Y bit .......................................................................... 57
CCP2CON ......................................................................... 15
CCPR1H Register .................................................. 13, 15, 57
CCPR1L Register ........................................................ 15, 57
CCPR2H Register .............................................................. 15
CCPR2L Register .............................................................. 15
Code Examples
Indirect Addressing .................................................... 24
Code Protection ......................................................... 89, 103
Computed GOTO ............................................................... 24
Configuration Bits .............................................................. 89
D
Data Memory ..................................................................... 11
Bank Select (RP1:RP0 Bits) ................................ 11, 16
General Purpose Registers ....................................... 11
Register File Map ...................................................... 12
Special Function Registers ........................................ 13
DC Characteristics ........................................................... 121
Development Support ...................................................... 113
Device Overview .................................................................. 5
Direct Addressing .............................................................. 25
E
Electrical Characteristics ................................................. 119
Errata ................................................................................... 4
F
Firmware Instructions ...................................................... 105
FSR Register ................................................... 13, 14, 15, 24
I
I/O Ports ............................................................................ 27
ID Locations ............................................................... 89, 103
In-Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP) ........................ 89, 104
INDF .................................................................................. 15
INDF Register ........................................................ 13, 14, 24
Indirect Addressing ...................................................... 24, 25
FSR Register ............................................................. 11
Instruction Format ............................................................ 105
Instruction Set .................................................................. 105
ADDLW .................................................................... 107
ADDWF ................................................................... 107
ANDLW .................................................................... 107
ANDWF ................................................................... 107
BCF ......................................................................... 107
BSF .......................................................................... 107
BTFSC ..................................................................... 108
BTFSS ..................................................................... 108
CALL ........................................................................ 108
CLRF ....................................................................... 108
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CLRW ...................................................................... 108
CLRWDT .................................................................. 108
COMF ...................................................................... 109
DECF ....................................................................... 109
DECFSZ ................................................................... 109
GOTO ...................................................................... 109
INCF ......................................................................... 109
INCFSZ .................................................................... 109
IORLW ..................................................................... 110
IORWF ..................................................................... 110
MOVF ....................................................................... 110
MOVLW ................................................................... 110
MOVWF ................................................................... 110
NOP ......................................................................... 110
RETFIE .................................................................... 111
RETLW .................................................................... 111
RETURN .................................................................. 111
RLF .......................................................................... 111
RRF .......................................................................... 111
SLEEP ..................................................................... 111
SUBLW .................................................................... 112
SUBWF .................................................................... 112
SWAPF .................................................................... 112
XORLW .................................................................... 112
XORWF .................................................................... 112
Summary Table ........................................................ 106
INTCON ............................................................................. 15
INTCON Register ............................................................... 18
GIE Bit ........................................................................ 18
INTE Bit ...................................................................... 18
INTF Bit ...................................................................... 18
PEIE Bit ...................................................................... 18
RBIE Bit ..................................................................... 18
RBIF Bit ................................................................ 18, 29
T0IE Bit ...................................................................... 18
T0IF Bit ...................................................................... 18
Internal Sampling Switch (Rss) Impedence ....................... 82
Interrupt Sources .......................................................... 89, 99
Block Diagram ............................................................ 99
Interrupt on Change (RB7:RB4 ) ................................ 29
RB0/INT Pin, External ...................................... 7, 8, 100
TMR0 Overflow ........................................................ 100
USART Receive/Transmit Complete ......................... 63
Interrupts, Context Saving During .................................... 100
Interrupts, Enable Bits
Global Interrupt Enable (GIE Bit) ......................... 18, 99
Interrupt on Change (RB7:RB4) Enable
(RBIE Bit) ........................................................... 18, 100
Peripheral Interrupt Enable (PEIE Bit) ....................... 18
RB0/INT Enable (INTE Bit) ........................................ 18
TMR0 Overflow Enable (T0IE Bit) .............................. 18
Interrupts, Flag Bits
Interrupt on Change (RB7:RB4) Flag
(RBIF Bit) ..................................................... 18, 29, 100
RB0/INT Flag (INTF Bit) ............................................. 18
TMR0 Overflow Flag (T0IF Bit) .......................... 18, 100
K
KeeLoq Evaluation and Programming Tools ................. 116
L
Loading of PC .................................................................... 24
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M
Master Clear (MCLR) ....................................................... 7, 8
MCLR Reset, Normal Operation .................... 93, 95, 96
MCLR Reset, SLEEP ..................................... 93, 95, 96
Memory Organization
Data Memory ............................................................. 11
Program Memory ....................................................... 11
MPLAB Integrated Development Environment Software . 113
O
OPCODE Field Descriptions ............................................ 105
OPTION ............................................................................. 15
OPTION_REG Register ..................................................... 17
INTEDG Bit ................................................................ 17
PS2:PS0 Bits ............................................................. 17
PSA Bit ...................................................................... 17
RBPU Bit ................................................................... 17
T0CS Bit .................................................................... 17
T0SE Bit .................................................................... 17
OSC1/CLKIN Pin ............................................................. 7, 8
OSC2/CLKOUT Pin ......................................................... 7, 8
Oscillator Configuration ............................................... 89, 91
HS ........................................................................ 91, 95
LP ........................................................................ 91, 95
RC ................................................................. 91, 92, 95
XT ........................................................................ 91, 95
Oscillator, WDT ................................................................ 101
Output of TMR2 ................................................................. 55
P
Packaging ........................................................................ 137
Paging, Program Memory ............................................ 11, 24
Parallel Slave Port (PSP) ......................................... 9, 33, 36
Block Diagram ........................................................... 36
RE0/RD/AN5 Pin ............................................. 9, 35, 36
RE1/WR/AN6 Pin ............................................. 9, 35, 36
RE2/CS/AN7 Pin .............................................. 9, 35, 36
Read Waveforms ....................................................... 37
Select (PSPMODE Bit) .................................. 33, 34, 36
Write Waveforms ....................................................... 37
PCL Register ................................................... 13, 14, 15, 24
PCLATH Register ............................................ 13, 14, 15, 24
PCON Register ...................................................... 15, 23, 94
BOR Bit ...................................................................... 23
POR Bit ...................................................................... 23
PIC16F876 Pinout Description ............................................ 7
PICDEM-1 Low-Cost PICmicro Demo Board .................. 115
PICDEM-2 Low-Cost PIC16CXX Demo Board ................ 115
PICDEM-3 Low-Cost PIC16CXXX Demo Board ............. 115
PICSTART Plus Entry Level Development System ...... 115
PIE1 Register ............................................................... 15, 19
PIE2 Register ............................................................... 15, 21
Pinout Descriptions
PIC16F870 .................................................................. 7
PIC16F871 .................................................................. 8
PIR1 Register .................................................................... 20
PIR2 Register .................................................................... 22
POP ................................................................................... 24
PORTA ...................................................................... 7, 8, 15
Analog Port Pins ...................................................... 7, 8
Initialization ................................................................ 27
PORTA Register ........................................................ 27
RA3,RA0 and RA5 Port Pins ..................................... 27
RA4/T0CKI Pin .................................................. 7, 8, 27
RA5/AN4 Pin ........................................................... 7, 8
TRISA Register .......................................................... 27
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PORTA Register ................................................................ 13
PORTB ....................................................................... 7, 8, 15
PORTB Register ........................................................ 29
Pull-up Enable (RBPU Bit) ......................................... 17
RB0/INT Edge Select (INTEDG Bit) ........................... 17
RB0/INT Pin, External ...................................... 7, 8, 100
RB3:RB0 Port Pins .................................................... 29
RB7:RB4 Interrupt on Change ................................. 100
RB7:RB4 Interrupt on Change Enable
(RBIE Bit) ........................................................... 18, 100
RB7:RB4 Interrupt on Change Flag
(RBIF Bit) ..................................................... 18, 29, 100
RB7:RB4 Port Pins .................................................... 29
TRISB Register .......................................................... 29
PORTB Register ................................................................ 13
PORTC ...................................................................... 7, 8, 15
Block Diagram ............................................................ 31
PORTC Register ........................................................ 31
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI Pin ........................................... 7, 8
RC1/T1OSI/CCP2 Pin .............................................. 7, 8
RC2/CCP1 Pin ......................................................... 7, 8
RC3 Pin .................................................................... 7, 8
RC4 Pin .................................................................... 7, 8
RC5 Pin .................................................................... 7, 8
RC6/TX/CK Pin .................................................. 7, 8, 64
RC7/RX/DT Pin ............................................ 7, 8, 64, 65
TRISC Register .................................................... 31, 63
PORTC Register ................................................................ 13
PORTD .................................................................... 9, 15, 36
Block Diagram ............................................................ 33
Parallel Slave Port (PSP) Function ............................ 33
PORTD Register ........................................................ 33
TRISD Register .......................................................... 33
PORTD Register ................................................................ 13
PORTE ........................................................................... 9, 15
Analog Port Pins .............................................. 9, 35, 36
Block Diagram ............................................................ 34
Input Buffer Full Status (IBF Bit) ................................ 34
Input Buffer Overflow (IBOV Bit) ................................ 34
Output Buffer Full Status (OBF Bit) ............................ 34
PORTE Register ........................................................ 34
PSP Mode Select (PSPMODE Bit) ................ 33, 34, 36
RE0/RD/AN5 Pin .............................................. 9, 35, 36
RE1/WR/AN6 Pin ............................................. 9, 35, 36
RE2/CS/AN7 Pin .............................................. 9, 35, 36
TRISE Register .......................................................... 34
PORTE Register ................................................................ 13
Postscaler, WDT
Assignment (PSA Bit) ................................................ 17
Rate Select (PS2:PS0 Bits) ....................................... 17
Power-down Mode. See SLEEP
Power-on Reset (POR) .............................. 89, 93, 94, 95, 96
Oscillator Start-up Timer (OST) ........................... 89, 94
POR Status (POR Bit) ................................................ 23
Power Control (PCON) Register ................................ 94
Power-down (PD Bit) ........................................... 16, 93
Power-up Timer (PWRT) ..................................... 89, 94
Time-out (TO Bit) ................................................. 16, 93
Time-out Sequence on Power-up ........................ 97, 98
PR2 .................................................................................... 15
PR2 Register ................................................................ 14, 55
Prescaler, Timer0
Assignment (PSA Bit) ................................................ 17
Rate Select (PS2:PS0 Bits) ....................................... 17
PRO MATE II Universal Programmer ........................... 115
Product Identification System .......................................... 193
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Program Counter
Reset Conditions ....................................................... 95
Program Memory ............................................................... 11
Interrupt Vector .......................................................... 11
Paging ................................................................. 11, 24
Program Memory Map ............................................... 11
Reset Vector .............................................................. 11
Program Verification ........................................................ 103
Programming Pin (VPP) ................................................... 7, 8
Programming, Device Instructions ................................... 105
PUSH ................................................................................. 24
R
RAM. See Data Memory
RCREG .............................................................................. 15
RCSTA Register .......................................................... 15, 64
CREN Bit ................................................................... 64
FERR Bit .................................................................... 64
OERR Bit ................................................................... 64
RX9 Bit ...................................................................... 64
RX9D Bit .................................................................... 64
SPEN Bit .............................................................. 63, 64
SREN Bit ................................................................... 64
Register File ....................................................................... 11
Register File Map ............................................................... 12
Registers
FSR Summary ........................................................... 15
INDF Summary .......................................................... 15
INTCON Summary .................................................... 15
OPTION Summary .................................................... 15
PCL Summary ........................................................... 15
PCLATH Summary .................................................... 15
PORTB Summary ...................................................... 15
STATUS Summary .................................................... 15
TMR0 Summary ........................................................ 15
TRISB Summary ........................................................ 15
Reset ........................................................................... 89, 93
Block Diagram ........................................................... 93
Reset Conditions for All Registers ............................. 96
Reset Conditions for PCON Register ........................ 95
Reset Conditions for Program Counter ..................... 95
Reset Conditions for STATUS Register .................... 95
S
SEEVAL Evaluation and Programming System ........... 116
SLEEP ................................................................. 89, 93, 102
Software Simulator (MPLAB-SIM) ................................... 114
SPBRG .............................................................................. 15
SPBRG Register ................................................................ 14
Special Features of the CPU ............................................. 89
Special Function Registers ................................................ 13
Special Function Register Summary ......................... 13
Speed, Operating ................................................................ 1
Stack .................................................................................. 24
Overflows ................................................................... 24
Underflow .................................................................. 24
STATUS Register ........................................................ 15, 16
C Bit ........................................................................... 16
DC Bit ........................................................................ 16
IRP Bit ....................................................................... 16
PD Bit .................................................................. 16, 93
RP1:RP0 Bits ............................................................. 16
TO Bit .................................................................. 16, 93
Z Bit ........................................................................... 16
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T
T1CKPS0 bit ...................................................................... 51
T1CKPS1 bit ...................................................................... 51
T1CON ............................................................................... 15
T1CON Register ........................................................... 15, 51
T1OSCEN bit ..................................................................... 51
T1SYNC bit ........................................................................ 51
T2CKPS0 bit ...................................................................... 55
T2CKPS1 bit ...................................................................... 55
T2CON Register ........................................................... 15, 55
TAD ..................................................................................... 84
Timer0
Clock Source Edge Select (T0SE Bit) ........................ 17
Clock Source Select (T0CS Bit) ................................. 17
Overflow Enable (T0IE Bit) ........................................ 18
Overflow Flag (T0IF Bit) ..................................... 18, 100
Overflow Interrupt .................................................... 100
RA4/T0CKI Pin, External Clock ............................... 7, 8
Timer1 ................................................................................ 51
RC0/T1OSO/T1CKI Pin ........................................... 7, 8
RC1/T1OSI/CCP2 Pin .............................................. 7, 8
Timers
Timer0
External Clock .................................................... 48
Interrupt .............................................................. 47
Prescaler ............................................................ 48
Prescaler Block Diagram ................................... 47
Section ............................................................... 47
T0CKI ................................................................. 48
Timer1
Asynchronous Counter Mode ............................ 53
Capacitor Selection ............................................ 53
Operation in Timer Mode ................................... 52
Oscillator ............................................................ 53
Prescaler ............................................................ 53
Resetting of Timer1 Registers ........................... 53
Resetting Timer1 using a CCP Trigger Output .. 53
Synchronized Counter Mode ............................. 52
T1CON ............................................................... 51
TMR1H ............................................................... 53
TMR1L ............................................................... 53
Timer2
Block Diagram .................................................... 55
Postscaler .......................................................... 55
Prescaler ............................................................ 55
T2CON ............................................................... 55
Timing Diagrams
A/D Conversion ........................................................ 134
Brown-out Reset ...................................................... 128
Capture/Compare/PWM ........................................... 130
CLKOUT and I/O ...................................................... 127
Power-up Timer ....................................................... 128
Reset ........................................................................ 128
Start-up Timer .......................................................... 128
Time-out Sequence on Power-up ........................ 97, 98
Timer0 ...................................................................... 129
Timer1 ...................................................................... 129
USART Asynchronous Master Transmission ............. 68
USART Asynchronous Reception .............................. 69
USART Synchronous Receive ................................. 132
USART Synchronous Reception ................................ 75
USART Synchronous Transmission .................. 74, 132
USART, Asynchronous Reception ............................. 72
Wake-up from SLEEP via Interrupt .......................... 103
Watchdog Timer ....................................................... 128
TMR0 ................................................................................. 15
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TMR0 Register ................................................................... 13
TMR1CS bit ....................................................................... 51
TMR1H .............................................................................. 15
TMR1H Register ................................................................ 13
TMR1L ............................................................................... 15
TMR1L Register ................................................................. 13
TMR1ON bit ....................................................................... 51
TMR2 ................................................................................. 15
TMR2 Register ................................................................... 13
TMR2ON bit ....................................................................... 55
TOUTPS0 bit ..................................................................... 55
TOUTPS1 bit ..................................................................... 55
TOUTPS2 bit ..................................................................... 55
TOUTPS3 bit ..................................................................... 55
TRISA ................................................................................ 15
TRISA Register .................................................................. 14
TRISB ................................................................................ 15
TRISB Register .................................................................. 14
TRISC ................................................................................ 15
TRISC Register .................................................................. 14
TRISD ................................................................................ 15
TRISD Register .................................................................. 14
TRISE ................................................................................ 15
TRISE Register ............................................................ 14, 34
IBF Bit ........................................................................ 34
IBOV Bit ..................................................................... 34
OBF Bit ...................................................................... 34
PSPMODE Bit ................................................ 33, 34, 36
TXREG .............................................................................. 15
TXSTA ............................................................................... 15
TXSTA Register ................................................................. 63
BRGH Bit ................................................................... 63
CSRC Bit ................................................................... 63
SYNC Bit ................................................................... 63
TRMT Bit .................................................................... 63
TX9 Bit ....................................................................... 63
TX9D Bit .................................................................... 63
TXEN Bit .................................................................... 63
U
Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver
Transmitter (USART)
Asynchronous Receiver
Setting Up Reception ......................................... 71
Timing Diagram ................................................. 72
USART ............................................................................... 63
Asynchronous Mode .................................................. 67
Receive Block Diagram ..................................... 71
Asynchronous Receiver ............................................. 69
Asynchronous Reception ........................................... 70
Asynchronous Transmitter ......................................... 67
Baud Rate Generator (BRG) ..................................... 65
Baud Rate Formula ........................................... 65
Baud Rates, Asynchronous Mode (BRGH=0) ... 66
High Baud Rate Select (BRGH Bit) ................... 63
Sampling ............................................................ 65
Clock Source Select (CSRC Bit) ................................ 63
Continuous Receive Enable (CREN Bit) .................... 64
Framing Error (FERR Bit) .......................................... 64
Mode Select (SYNC Bit) ............................................ 63
Overrun Error (OERR Bit) .......................................... 64
RC6/TX/CK Pin ........................................................ 7, 8
RC7/RX/DT Pin ........................................................ 7, 8
RCSTA Register ........................................................ 64
Receive Block Diagram ............................................. 69
Receive Data, 9th bit (RX9D Bit) ............................... 64
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Receive Enable, 9-bit (RX9 Bit) ................................. 64
Serial Port Enable (SPEN Bit) .............................. 63, 64
Single Receive Enable (SREN Bit) ............................ 64
Synchronous Master Mode ........................................ 73
Synchronous Master Reception ................................. 75
Synchronous Master Transmission ............................ 73
Synchronous Slave Mode .......................................... 76
Transmit Block Diagram ............................................. 67
Transmit Data, 9th Bit (TX9D) .................................... 63
Transmit Enable (TXEN Bit) ....................................... 63
Transmit Enable, Nine-bit (TX9 Bit) ........................... 63
Transmit Shift Register Status (TRMT Bit) ................. 63
TXSTA Register ......................................................... 63
W
Wake-up from SLEEP ................................................ 89, 102
Interrupts .............................................................. 95, 96
MCLR Reset .............................................................. 96
Timing Diagram ........................................................ 103
WDT Reset ................................................................ 96
Watchdog Timer (WDT) ............................................. 89, 101
Block Diagram .......................................................... 101
Enable (WDTE Bit) ................................................... 101
Programming Considerations .................................. 101
RC Oscillator ............................................................ 101
Time-out Period ....................................................... 101
WDT Reset, Normal Operation ...................... 93, 95, 96
WDT Reset, SLEEP ....................................... 93, 95, 96
WWW, On-Line Support ...................................................... 4
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PIC16F870/871 PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM
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PART NO.
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XXX
Device
Temperature
Range
Package
Pattern
Examples:
a)
b)
Device
PIC16F870, PIC16F870T ;VDD range 4.0V to 5.5V
PIC16F871, PIC16F871T ;VDD range 4.0V to 5.5V
PIC16LF870X, PIC16LF870T;VDD range 2.0V to 5.5V
PIC16LF871X, PIC16LF871T;VDD range 2.0V to 5.5V
F
LP
T
= Normal VDD limits
= Extended VDD limits
= In Tape and Reel - SOIC, SSOP, TQFP and
PLCC packages only.
Temperature Range
0°C to
blank(3) =
I
= -40°C to
Package
PQ
PT
SO
SP
SS
P
L
Pattern
QTP, Code or Special Requirements
(blank otherwise)
=
=
=
=
=
=
=
70°C
+85°C
c)
d)
PIC16F870-I/SP 301 = Industrial temp., PDIP
package, 20 MHz, normal VDD limits, QTP pattern #301.
PIC16F871-I/PT = Industrial temp., TQFP
package, 20 MHz, Extended VDD limits.
PIC16F871-I/P = Industrial temp., PDIP package, 20 MHz, normal VDD limits.
PIC16LF870-I/SS = Industrial temp., SSOP
package, DC - 20MHz, extended VDD limits.
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SOIC
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