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March 1, 2010

Microchip rolls out new mid-range PIC MCUs

Claims to achieve less than 50 µA/MHz active current

By CBR Staff Writer

Microchip Technology, a provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, has unveiled new 8-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with active currents of less than 50 µA/MHz.

According to Microchip, the new 8-bit PIC12F182X and PIC16F182X (PIC1XF182X) MCUs includes mTouch capacitive touch-sensing, 14 new instructions and multiple communications peripherals. The PIC1XF182X MCUs include dual I2C/SPI interfaces, more PWM outputs with independent time bases, and a data signal modulator.

In addition, the PIC1XF182X MCU features 32MHz frequency, 31.25kHz to 32MHz internal oscillator, upto 14KB flash program memory, 256 bytes data EEPROM, up to 1KB data memory, up to 2 x with rail-to-rail inputs comparators, up to 4 with independent time bases PWM channels, 1.8 – 5.5V operating voltage, and analog-to-digital converter with up to 12 x 10-bit.

Microchip said that the Picdem Lab Development Kit can be used with the PIC1XF182X MCUs. It comes with a development board containing five 8-bit PIC MCUs; a debugger/programmer and a CD containing a user’s guide, labs and application examples.

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Steve Drehobl, vice president of security, microcontroller and technology development division at Microchip, said: “Microchip further solidifies its leadership in low-power operation with the introduction of the PIC1XF182X family of microcontrollers.

“These new microcontrollers also feature several new or enhanced peripherals including mTouch capacitive touch sensing, dual I2C/SPI interfaces, 32-level built-in voltage reference, and data signal modulator along with the efficiency gains due to our enhanced mid-range 8-bit architecture.”

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