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Octal xSPI Memory

Hi-Performace

xSPI (8x SPI)

High bandwidth

Low power

eXecute-in-Place (XiP)

Read-While-Write

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Dual / Quad SPI Memory

Universal

SPI, Dual, Quad

1.8V, 3.0V. Wide VCC

Ultra-low Energy, Low Power

7nA sleep

Battery monitor

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DataFlash SPI Memory

Fast Flexible Robust

Concurrent programming

Easy to use

Power fail protection

Data integrity

Low power modes

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Wafer KGD

Known Good Die program

Up to 125°C operating temperature

All voltage levels

  • 1.8V
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  • Wide Voltage 1.65V to 3.6V

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Verified Memory for NXP

Low Power and high-speed SPI Flash solutions for NXP i.MX RT MCUs

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Dialog SPI Flash solutions verified on over 30 STM32 MCUs

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CBRAM is a resistive RAM technology that provides power, speed, and cost benefits over other non-volatile memory technologies. It is well suited for battery powered devices, edge computing, and AI applications.

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Memory

1 week ago

AT25XE321D

Posted by grai2907 10 points 1 reply
0 upvotes

Hi,

I'm using AT25XE321D serial flash IC in one of the project I'm working on. I've gone through the datasheet of this and was trying to program it using SPI mode. But I found that even at the first step while trying to read the JEDEC ID, it reads the id as 0 (5 Bytes). I proceeded and tried to read status registers and there also I got 0 value. Thinking that it is the default values I tried to do the "write enable" by writing to status register 1 (set bit 1). Even after this when I tried to read the status register 1 value, I get 0 itself.  

Is there something I'm missing? Is there any document which can guide me through the correct way of doing this?

1 week ago

gordonmacnee 65 points

Hello grai2907,

Reading the JEDEC ID and status reg is just as it is for all other xx25yyy Flash memory parts so something else is going wrong. 

Have you tried multiple devices? Which uController are you using? Are you using single SPI bus (not QSPI) Can you share the relevant part of the schematic? Can you provide some 'scope captures of the signal and power lines? What SPI clock speed are you using, what voltage are you running the system at? Are there any other devices on the SPI Bus or is there anything else that could be holding the MISO low? Does the MISO line ever go high?

If you would prefer to discuss this out with the forum, please send the info to gordon.macnee.wj@renesas.com