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STM32 Backup SRAM


Multiple STM32 microcontrollers have a small backup SRAM that can be used as a NVM when VBAT pin is supplied with a voltage source, e.g. a coin button cell.

This example shows how to define a variable on the Backup SRAM. Each time the application runs the current value is displayed and then incremented by one. If VBAT is preserved, the incremented value will be shown on the next power-cycle.


On most boards VBAT is typically connected to VDD thanks to a jumper. To excercise this sample with an independent VBAT source, you will need to remove the jumper.

Building and Running

In order to run this sample, make sure to enable backup_sram node in your board DT file.

west build -b nucleo_h743zi samples/memc/stm32_backup_sram

Sample Output

Current value in backup SRAM: 11
Next reported value should be: 12
Keep VBAT power source and reset the board now!