Commercial multicopters have come a long way in recent years, evolving from toys to coastal and event mapping sophisticated programmable aircrafts. This provides challenges and opportunities for multicopter manufacturers.

Infineon provides cost effective system solutions for this rapidly growing market while ensuring the end user mandates excellent user experience, such as light weight, longer flying time, safty or reliability.



Benefits Offer
Development effort and cost reduction• With no or little experience in motor control, customers can implement the IFX motor control IC and take flight

• Project development can be reduced up tp 30% by using reference designs and the DAVE™ platform for microcontroller programming
Authentication • Infineon’s solutions enable authentication of components connected to the system

• Guaranteed safety and protection of the product, avoiding liability
Ease of precision control for flight and data • Through the benefits of multifunction sensors and algorithm, the user can experience an easy, stable, smooth and accurate control of the multicopter

• Closed loop control of gimbal motor, sensors enhanced camera stability and data transmission when recording video
Lighter • The highly efficient components and effective flight control can make the multicopter lighter, which results in longer flight time
Broader portfolio • Infineon provides all the necessary critical semiconductor components for multicopters

The heart of the multicopter is an Infineon XMC4500 Microcontroller. xmc4500

The XMC4500 devices are members of the XMC4000 Family of microcontrollers based on the ARM Cortex-M4 processor core. The XMC4000 is a family of high performance and energy efficient microcontrollers optimized for Industrial Connectivity, Industrial, Control, Power Conversion, Sense & Control.



XMC4500-F100K1024 AC XMC4500F100K1024ACXQSA1
XMC4500-F144K1024 AC XMC4500F144K1024ACXQMA1
XMC4500-E144X1024 AC XMC4500E144X1024ACXQSA1

 3D Magnetic Sensor with low power consumption and high magnetic accuracy for Multicopter Applications

The new 3D magnetic sensor TLV493D-A1B6 offers accurate three-dimensional sensing with extremely low power consumption in a small 6-pin package. With magnetic field detection in the x, y, and z-directions, the sensor reliably measures three-dimensional, linear and rotation movements. Applications include joysticks, control elements , multifunction knops, anti-tampering for e-meters, and any other application that requires accurate 3D measurements in combination with low power consumption.

TLV493D-A1B6 TLV493DA1B6HTSA2 PG-TSOP6-6 Industrial, Consumer

  • The 3D Magnetic Sensor 2GO is a new budget-priced evaluation board equipped with a magnetic sensor for three dimensional measurement combined with an ARM® Cortex™-M0 CPU. The 3D Magnetic Sensor 2GO has a complete set of on-board devices, including an on-board debugger. Build your own application and gadget with the 3D Magnetic Sensor 2GO.

Components on the Kit:

  • TLV493D-A1B6 (three dimensional magnetic sensor)
  • XMC1100 (ARM® Cortex™-M0 based)
  • On-board J-Link Lite Debugger (Realized with XMC4200 Microcontroller)
  • Power over USB (Micro USB), ESD and reverse current protection
  • GUI  for free download
  • v1.0 for 2GO Kits with PCB marking: 3D magnetic sensor 2Go-V1
  • v2.0 for 2GO Kits with PCB marking: 3D magnetic sensor 2Go-V2




Main Features

Giant Magneto Resistance (GMR)-based principle

Integrated magnetic field sensing for angle measurement


Full calibrated 0 – 360° angle measurement with revolution counter and angle speed measurement

Two separate highly accurate single bit SD-ADC

15 bit representation of absolute angle value on the output (resolution of 0.01°)

16 bit representation of sine / cosine values on the interface

Max. 1.0° angle error over lifetime and temperature-range with activated auto-calibration





ParametricTLE5012B E1000
Applications   Angle iGMR
Package   SMD
Programmable   no
Interfaces   SPI, IIF

For more information: Angle sensors

Main Features

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Lowest RDS(on): 0.9 mΩ


Low gate resistance

RoHS compliant and halogen free

Integrated snubber network

TLE5012B E1000




* Monolithic integrated schottky-like diode

>>Find out more:

>>Download Product Brief

Flight controller source code• Open source IMU using standard interfaces/connectors to work with any commercial Engine Speed Control (ESC) and Radio Control (RC)
• Software is used for academic education in several universities
Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)• Breakout-board for IMU Invensense MPU9050
• 9-axis and 6-axis mode
DPS310• High resolution pressure sensor for altitude stabilization
GPS• Interface for GPS breakout board
• Infineon offers large product portfolio for GPS LNA
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)• BLE interface possible (breakout board)
• BLE based Android App for control of the multicopter












Sales Product Name KIT_XMCI45_LARIX_PINU_1





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