276-2194
VEX Cortex Microcontroller

The VEX Cortex Microcontroller coordinates the flow of information and power on the robot. All other electronic system components must interface to the Microcontroller.
VEX Cortex Microcontroller (276-2194)VEX Cortex Microcontroller (276-2194)
Price (excl. GST)$439.81
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Description

The VEX Cortex Microcontroller coordinates the flow of information and power on the robot. All other electronic system components must interface to the Microcontroller.

  • STMicroelectronics ARM Cortex-M3 user processor
  • Wireless with built-in VEXnet technology
  • (8) Standard 3-wire Motor ports
  • (2) 2-wire Motor ports
  • (1) I2C "smart sensor" port
  • (2) UART Serial Ports
  • (8) Hi-res (12-bit) Analog Inputs
  • (12) Fast digital I/O ports which can be used as interrupts
  • Programmable with easyC v4 for Cortex or ROBOTC for Cortex & PIC

Technical Specifications

Kit Contents (1) VEX Cortex Microcontroller
Downloads & Docs Documentation
VEX Cortex Microcontroller/VEXnet Joystick User Guide
Cortex Microcontroller Pinout Guide
CAD File (STEP)
Battery In
  • Voltage:7.2 volts nominal, 5 to 12 volts min/max.
  • Type:Six AA batteries or 7.2V Robot Battery
  • Current:62 mA for Controller & Receiver plus Motors, Servos & VEXnet
I/O Ports (8) 3-wire Motor Outputs
  • Usage:For 3-wire VEX motors, Motor Controller 29s or servos
  • Type:Hobby standard PWM
  • Refresh:Every 18.5 mSec

(2) 2-wire Motor Outputs
    • Usage: For 2-wire VEX motors
    • Type:H-Bridge
    • Refresh:Every 1 mSec
      • Usage:Future I2C Products
      • Usage:VEX LCD Module
      • Analog In:12-bit resolution. 10 μSec access time.
      • Digital In:50 KHz input frequency.
      • Usage:Output sound, voice, music to an external speaker
      • Usage:Connects to (2) 75MHz receivers.

(1) I2C "Smart Sensor" Port
(2) UART Serial Ports
(8) 12-bit Analog Inputs
(12) Fast Digial I/O (all can be used as interrupts)
(1) DAC Speaker Output
(2) Rx1 & Rx2
Microcontroller STMicroelectronics ARM Cortex-M3
  • Speed:90 MIPS (Million Instructions Per Second)
  • RAM:64KB
  • Flash:384KB program space
Programming easyC V4 for Cortex
ROBOTC for Cortex & PIC
Size 4.5in W x 3.9in L x 1in H
Weight
  • .302 lbs (137 grams)
      Actual weight one item (no packaging)
Units in box: 1