Mouser Electronics Now Stocking Silicon Labs' C8051F70x MCUs

Family features high pin-count Capacitive Touch Sense, mixed-signal functions

Silicon Labs' C8051F70x MCUs
Silicon Labs' C8051F70x MCUs

Mansfield, Texas, USA – March 26, 2009 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking the C8051F70x Microcontroller family from Silicon Labs, a global leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs.

Mouser stock includes the C8051F70x MCU family with Capacitive Touch Sense, the C8051F700DK Development Kit, and the KEYBOARDEK Keyboard Evaluation Kit.

The Silicon Labs’ C8051F70x family of high-performance MCUs features the patent-pending capacitance-to-digital converter (CDC), enabling customers to easily replace traditional mechanical switches with capacitive touch sense capability in any product requiring a high I/O count and high-performance analog peripherals. The new touch sense capability is accurate, responsive, and reliable allowing a more sophisticated human interface due to the inherent robust noise immunity. The C8051F70x features up to 54 general purpose I/O, Flash, EEPROM and RAM memory, and a 25 MIPS 8051 MPU CPU and can interface with up to 32 capacitive touch channels. For more information about Silicon Labs C8051F70x, visit

“Silicon Labs’ C8051F70x MCU family, along with the development and evaluation kits, offer unique features that provide additional flexibility and reduce both board space and system cost. Design engineers, faced with pressure to provide a higher end product with better reliability, will appreciate the built-in functionality and ease of use offered by the C8051F70x,” says Mike Scott, Mouser Vice President of Active Products.

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

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

About Mouser

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

About Silicon Labs

Silicon Laboratories is an industry leader in the innovation of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs’ diverse portfolio of highly-integrated, easy-to-use products offers customers significant advantages in performance, size and power consumption. These patented solutions serve a broad set of markets and applications including consumer, communications, computing, industrial and automotive. For more information, visit


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