Atmel AT24C16C Memory Smart Card 16K Bits


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The Atmel® AT24C16C straight memory chip card is a 16Kb Serial EEPROM utilizing an I2C (2-wire) serial interface. The smart card chip is organized as one block of 2K x 8.  The chip is optimized for use in consumer, industrial, and automotive applications where low-cost, low-power, and low-voltage operation are required. The Atmel AT24C16C  smart card’s nonvolatile memory storage is reliable and dependable.

The Atmel AT24C16C provides 16,384 bits of Serial Electrically Erasable and Programmable, Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) organized as 2,048 words of 8 bits each.

Program the Atmel AT24C16C Memory Card with CardLogix’ Smart Toolz™ development kit featuring the user-friendly Card Configuration Utility (CCU), Winplex™ API, and CardAppz™ application software, cards and readers.

The AT24C16C Atmel chip card is available in PVC, ABS, PET, Composite, and Polycarbonate ISO 7810, CR-80, SAM/SIM card, and Keychain form factors.


  • 2K x 8 (16 Kbit)
  • 2-Wire Serial Interface, I2C Compatible
    • 400 kHz and 1 MHz clock compatibility
  • Self-Timed Erase and Write Cycles (5 ms max.)
  • Low Power Consumption
    • Read current 0.4 mA (Typ), 1 mA (Max)
    • Write current 2 mA (Typ), 3 mA (Max)
    • Standby current 6 uA (Max)
  • Hardware Write-Protect Pin
  • More than 1 million erase/write cycles
  • Data retention > 100 years
  • Extended Temperature Ranges Available (Grade 1, 2, and 3 as defined in AEC-Q100)
    • Grade 1 Temperature Range: -40°C to 125°C
    • Grade 2 Temperature Range: -40°C to 105°C
    • Grade 3 Temperature Range: -40°C to 85°C
  • Qualified for Automotive Applications
  • Factory Programming Available
  • Available in 8-lead PDIP, 8-lead SOIC, 8-lead TSSOP, 8-pad UDFN, 8-pad XDFN, 5-lead SOT23, and 8-ball VFBGA


Atmel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry’s broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel® provides the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets.

Atmel Corporation 1600 Technology Drive, San Jose, CA 95110

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