MCS-51 Family Overview
Term 8051 refers to MCS-51 family of microcontroller
ICs by Intel Corp. (From 8031-8752)
Features are summarized below:
8 Bit data path and ALU.
12 to 30 MHz versions available.
(1 µsec to 400 ns for single cycle instructions).
Full instruction set including:
Multiply and Divide.
Bit set, reset, and test (Boolean instructions).
Variety of addressing modes.