DEV-14058: Teensy 3.6


The Teensy is a breadboard-friendly development board with loads of features in a, well, teensy package. Each Teensy 3.6 comes pre-flashed with a bootloader so you can program it using the onboard USB connection; no external programmer needed! You can program for the Teensy in your favorite program editor using C or you can install the Teensyduino add-on for the Arduino IDE and write Arduino sketches for it!

The processor on the Teensy also has access to the USB and can emulate any kind of USB device you need it to be, making it great for USB-MIDI and other HID projects. The 32-bit, 180MHz processor brings a few other features to the table as well, such as multiple channels of Direct Memory Access, several high-resolution ADCs and even an I2S digital audio interface! There are also four separate interval timers plus a delay timer! Oh yeah, and all digital pins have interrupt capability and are 3.3V tolerant.

All of this functionality is jammed into a 62.3mm x 18.0mm board with all solder points on a 0.1" grid so you can slap it on a breadboard and get to work! The Teensy 3.6 (as well as its sibling, the Teensy 3.5) is larger, faster and capable of more complex projects, especially with its onboard micro SD card port. An upgraded ARM Cortex MCU (180MHz from 72MHz), more memory (1M from 256K), as well as more RAM, EEPROM and accessible pins make up the key new features of this "teensy" board. The Teensy 3.6 is slightly scaled up from the Teensy 3.5 but is offered at a higher price point, comparatively.


Manufacturer SparkFun Electronics
Category Open Source MCU Platforms
Eval Board Part Number 1568-1442-ND
Eval Board Supplier SparkFun Electronics
IDE Arduino IDE, with Software Add-on
Speed 180 MHz
Bits 32 Bit
Memory, Flash/RAM 1 MB / 256 kB
Digital I/O 58 I/O, 22 PWM
Interface CAN
SD Card
Analog Outputs (DACs) 2 x 12 Bit
Analog Inputs (ADCs) 25 x 13 Bit
DMA Channels 32
Features CRC Computation Unit
Cryptographic Acceleration Unit
Random Number Generator
Real Time Clock
Radio -
Interrupt Pins 58
I/O Voltage 3.3 V
Voltage In 3.6 ~ 6 V
Touch Sensing Pins 11
Program/Debug Interface USB Type-Micro AB
Area 1121² mm, 1.74² In
Main I.C. Base Part MK66FX1M0VMD18
Design Author SparkFun Electronics
Date Created By Author
Date Added To Library 2018-07

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