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Dual partition programme memory setup

This video from Microchip will show how you can setup Microchip’s PIC24FJ1024GB610 family’s dual-partition flash with live update capability for a typical application using the MPLAB X Tool chain.
11th January 2018

Four of a kind: DC power monitors demo

Four of a kind: DC power monitor IC with energy accumulation for general purpose and multi-power rail applications (PAC1934).
4th January 2018

Radiation-tolerant MCUs decrease time to market

Radiation-tolerant MCUs decrease time to market
  A new microcontroller (MCU) has been announced by Microchip that combines specified radiation performance with the low-cost development associated with Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) devices. The AtmegaS64M1 meets the needs of NewSpace and other critical aerospace applications which require faster development and reduced costs.
19th December 2017


Win a Microchip ATmega328PB Development Suite Bundle

Win a Microchip ATmega328PB Development Suite Bundle
  Win a Microchip ATmega328PB Development Suite Bundle. The ATmega328PB is a low power CMOS 8-bit microcontroller based on the AVR enhanced RISC architecture. By executing powerful instructions in a single clock cycle, the ATmega328PB achieves throughputs close to 1MIPS per MHz.
1st December 2017

MCU improves response time to critical system events

MCU improves response time to critical system events
With a new family of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine a Controller Area Network (CAN) bus with an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), Microchip has announced an expansion to the PIC18 product line. The CIPs increase system capabilities while making it easier for designers to create CAN-based applications without the complexity of added software.
24th November 2017

Single-wire serial EEPROM enables remote identification

Single-wire serial EEPROM enables remote identification
  A single-wire, two-pin Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) device with a 2.7-4.5V operational voltage range has been announced by Microchip. The AT21CS11 is suitable for identifying and authenticating remote items, such as cartridges or cables, where space for electronic components is limited.  
13th November 2017

Software updated to include over 300 device models and schematics

Software updated to include over 300 device models and schematics
The MPLAB Mindi analogue simulation software from Microchip has been updated to include more models and features. The MPLAB Mindi analogue simulator is a circuit simulation tool that now supports more than 300 Microchip analogue products, with SIMetrix’s enhanced SPICE (Simulation Programme with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) and SIMPLIS Technologies’ SIMPLIS (SIMulation of Piecewise LInear Systems) simulation environments.
3rd November 2017

Win a Microchip MPLAB ICD 4 in-circuit debugger

Win a Microchip MPLAB ICD 4 in-circuit debugger
Win a Microchip MPLAB ICD 4 In-Circuit Debugger (DV164045) from Electronic Specifier. The new MPLAB ICD 4 introduces a faster processor and increased RAM to deliver up to twice the speed of ICD 3 for the in-circuit debugging of PIC microcontrollers and dsPIC digital signal controllers. The MPLAB ICD 4 also introduces a wider target voltage range and an optional 1A of power via an external power supply.
1st November 2017

Win a Microchip MCP6N16 evaluation board

Win a Microchip MCP6N16 evaluation board
  Win a Microchip MCP6N16 Evaluation Board (ADM00640) from Electronic Specifier Product. The MCP6N16 evaluation board is designed to provide an easy and flexible platform when evaluating the performance of the MCP6N16, a Zero-Drift instrumentation amplifier designed for low voltage operation featuring rail-to-rail input and output performance.
23rd October 2017

Free software enables code for faster and cost effective devices

Free software enables code for faster and cost effective devices
  Now avaliable to download from Microchip is the MPLAB Harmony 2.0, the fully featured firmware development framework for PIC32 microcontrollers. The significant update to the software platform enables customers to create smaller and more efficient code for faster and more cost effective devices.
12th October 2017

Controller allows users to easily transition to CAN FD enhancements

Controller allows users to easily transition to CAN FD enhancements
  Microchip has announced the availability of the industry’s first external CAN Flexible Data Rate (CAN FD) controller. The MCP2517FD provides designers with a simplified path to upgrade from CAN 2.0 to CAN FD and benefit from CAN FD protocol enhancements.
26th September 2017

IC increases software power-measurement accuracy

IC increases software power-measurement accuracy
The immediate availability of a precision power- and energy-monitoring chip has just been announced by Microchip. The PAC1934 works in conjunction with a Microchip software driver that is fully compatible with the Energy Estimation Engine (E3) built into the Windows 10 operating system to provide 99% accuracy on all battery-powered Windows 10 devices. 
20th September 2017

Low-voltage SuperFlash memory improves power consumption

Low-voltage SuperFlash memory improves power consumption
The new 1.8V Serial Quad I/O SuperFlash memory device has been announced by Microchip. The SST26WF064C, a low-voltage 64-Megabit device, combines Dual Transfer Rate (DTR) with proprietary SuperFlash NOR Flash technology, making it suitable for wireless and battery-powered applications. 
7th September 2017

Expanded custom programming service includes AVR and SAM MCUs

Expanded custom programming service includes AVR and SAM MCUs
In order to include AVR and SAM microcontrollers (MCUs), Microchip Technology has expanded its custom programming service. For the first time ever, users can add their custom code to MCUs from more than 30 AVR and SAM families, along with nearly all PIC MCUs and memory devices, directly from the manufacturer via microchipDIRECT. Microchip claims to be the only company in the industry that provides an online custom programming service to all of its clients.
22nd August 2017

Next-gen ICD features unparalleled speed and flexibility

Next-gen ICD features unparalleled speed and flexibility
  Manufacturer of microcontroller, memory and analogue semiconductors, Microchip has announced the MPLAB ICD 4, an in-circuit programming and debugging development tool for Microchip’s PIC microcontroller and dsPIC digital signal controller portfolios.
14th August 2017

SAM MCU families offer extensive connectivity interface options

SAM MCU families offer extensive connectivity interface options
Microchip has announced the SAM D5x and SAM E5x MCU families. These new 32-bit MCU families offer extensive connectivity interfaces, powerful performance and robust hardware-based security for a wide variety of applications. The SAM D5/E5 microcontrollers combine the performance of an ARM Cortex-M4 processor with a Floating Point Unit (FPU). This combination offloads the CPU, increasing system efficiency and enabling process-intensive applications on a low-power platform.
8th August 2017

MCUs increase performance while reducing power consumption

MCUs increase performance while reducing power consumption
Microchip has announced a new family of eXtreme Low Power (XLP) technology 32-bit MCUs. The PIC32MX1/2 XLP family offers current PIC32MX customers an easy migration path to achieve higher performance at much lower power, enabling both increased functions and longer battery life in portable applications. The PIC32MX1/2 XLP family increases performance in small pin-count devices with little code rework for existing customers.
21st June 2017

XLP MCUs provide ample battery life for compact applications

XLP MCUs provide ample battery life for compact applications
Microchip has announced new PIC32MM 'GPM' microcontrollers (MCUs). These eXtreme Low Power (XLP) MCUs feature large memory in small packages to provide ample battery life for space-constrained applications. With the inclusion of several connectivity options, Core Independent Peripherals and feature-rich development boards, the 'GPM' MCUs are well suited for digital audio applications, gaming/entertainment devices, IoT sensor nodes and portable medical devices.
20th June 2017

Low-power MCUs simplify LCD application design

Low-power MCUs simplify LCD application design
A new family of low-power microcontrollers (MCUs) has been announced by Microchip featuring Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs) and intelligent analogue for driving Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD). The nine member PIC16F19197 family includes a battery-friendly LCD drive charge pump; 12-bit ADC with computation (ADC2); a low-power comparator; and active clock-tuning of its high-frequency oscillator. They are the first 8-bit MCUs to be optimised for popular low-power and battery-powered touch-enabled LCD applications.
1st June 2017

MPU provides space for large graphics buffers

MPU provides space for large graphics buffers
The 32-bit PIC32MZ DA microcontroller (MCU) family has been announced by Microchip, which it claims to be the industry’s first MCU with an integrated 2D Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and up to 32MB of integrated DDR2 memory. This combination gives customers the ability to increase their application’s colour resolution and display size, up to 12" with easy-to-use microcontroller (MCU) based resources and tools including the MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and MPLAB Harmony Software Framework.
30th May 2017


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