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Microchip Expands 8-bit PIC Microcontroller Family with Intelligent Analog Integration

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:20pm
WDD Staff

Microchip Technology (Chandler, AZ) has announced an expansion  of its 8-bit PIC16F178X enhanced Mid-Range core microcontroller (MCU) family with increased Flash memory densities, intelligent analog and digital peripherals, such as on-chip 12-bit Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs), 16-bit PWMs, 8-bit and 5-bit Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs), operational amplifiers, and high-speed comparators with 50 ns response time, along with EUSART (including LIN), I2C and SPI interface peripherals. Features include:

  • Programmable switch mode controller (advanced 16-bit pulse-width modulator).
  • 64 MHz operation and high-performance capabilities.
  • eXtreme Low Power (XLP) Technology for active and sleep currents of 32 µA/MHz and 50 nA.
  • Low power consumption in combination with advanced analog and digital integration.

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