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20th January 2021
Low-power radiation tolerant PolarFire FPGAs available

Microchip Technology has announced it is shipping engineering silicon for its RT PolarFire FPGA while the device is being qualified to spaceflight component reliability standards. Designers can now create hardware prototypes with all the same electrical and mechanical performance that the space-qualified RT PolarFire FPGAs will provide for high-bandwidth on-orbit processing systems with low power consumption and the ability to withstand radiation...

12th January 2021
Secondary side MCU to control primary power enabled

In modern offline AC/DC power solutions, programmability and adaptive control offer the flexibility and intelligence needed by smart home devices to better interface with their power systems. In these systems, a secondary side MCU is typically not capable of starting a system without the use of a separate bias power supply. A new reference design from Microchip Technology claims to have solved this problem using the MCP1012 high voltage auxiliary...

6th January 2021
Win a Microchip SAM IoT WG Development Board

Here at Electronic Specifier we have teamed up with Microchip to give our readers the chance to win a SAM IoT WG Development Board (EV75S95A) and if you don't win, receive a 20% off voucher, plus free shipping for one of these products.

16th December 2020
Win a Microchip dsPIC33CK Low Voltage Motor Control Board

Here at Electronic Specifier we have teamed up with Microchip to give our readers the chance to win a dsPIC33CK Low Voltage Motor Control Board (DM330031) and if you don't win, receive a 20% off voucher, plus free shipping for one of these products.

15th December 2020
Radiation tolerant SuperFlash memory for space systems

Microchip Technology has announced a radiation-tolerant, 64 Megabit (Mbit) parallel-interface SuperFlash memory device with Total Ionising Dose (TID) tolerance for maximum reliability and robustness in the harsh radiation environment of space missions.

19th November 2020
Microchip delivers 8-bit MCU family for CAN FD networks

Meeting the demand for increased bandwidth and flexible data rates in evolving automotive applications like safety and communication, while further supporting the development of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), Microchip Technology has announced its PIC18 Q84 family, a PIC18 MCU family that can be used to transmit and receive data through a CAN FD network bus (Controller Area Network Flexible Data-Rate).

19th November 2020
An introduction to 10BASE-T1S

Ethernet and Internet Protocol (IP)-based networks are everywhere. You can find them in standard computer networks as well as in automotive, IoT and all kinds of automation applications. It has been around for almost 50 years. Henry Muyshondt, Senior Manager, Microchip Technology explains.

18th November 2020
Safety certified capacitive touchscreen controller family

Helping designers meet functional safety requirements in touch screen enabled appliances, Microchip Technology has announced its maXTouch MXT336UD-MAUHA1 capacitive touchscreen controller family.

12th November 2020
CryptoAutomotive security IC for pre-programmed security

Helping OEMs and their module suppliers simplify the upgrade of existing designs to meet security requirements for future generations, Microchip Technology has announced its CryptoAutomotive security IC, the TrustAnchor100 (TA100). 

9th November 2020
AEC-Q101 qualified SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes

Microchip Technology has announced its newly-qualified 700 and 1200V SiC Schottky Barrier Diode (SBD) power devices, providing Electric Vehicle (EV) system designers with solutions that meet stringent automotive quality standards across a wide range of voltage, current and package options.

2nd November 2020
Win a Microchip MPLAB Starter Kit for Serial Memory Products

Here at Electronic Specifier we have teamed up with Microchip to give our readers the chance to win a Microchip MPLAB Starter Kit for Serial Memory Products (DV243003) and if you don't win, receive a 20% off voucher, plus free shipping for one of these products.

27th October 2020
PIC18-Q41 MCUs solve analogue system design challenges

Sensor-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications rely on a combination of analogue functionality and digital control capability to meet a challenging list of requirements including low cost, small size, performance and low power. Addressing this challenge through a focus on increased microcontroller (MCU) integration, Microchip Technology has announced the PIC18-Q41 and AVR DB MCU families.

News & Analysis
21st October 2020
Microchip acquires high-level synthesis tool developer

Microchip Technology has acquired Toronto-based LegUp Computing, expanding its Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)-based edge compute solution stack with a high-level synthesis (HLS) tool.

13th October 2020
Trust&GO WiFi MCU module with advanced peripheral options

As the IoT expands beyond home automation and drives deeper into home control and grows in building and industrial automation, the need for highly integrated, reliable and secured Industrial IoT (IIoT) connectivity is greater than ever. Microchip Technology has announced a WiFi microcontroller (MCU) module with Microchip’s Trust&GO-enabled verifiable identity.

8th October 2020
Win a Microchip PIC24FJ256GA7 Curiosity Development Board

Here at Electronic Specifier we have teamed up with Microchip to give our readers the chance to win a Microchip PIC24FJ256GA7 Curiosity Development Board (DM240016) and if you don’t win, receive a 20% off voucher, plus free shipping for one of these products.

8th October 2020
Microchip motor control support with new devices

As electric motors proliferate across a growing range of system applications, developers need products and tools that ensure systems run as efficiently as possible while reducing board size, component count and energy consumption. Microchip Technology has announced it has expanded its motor control offering with digital signal controllers (DSCs) and microcontrollers (MCUs) that are supported by design tools, development hardware, a torque-ma...

6th October 2020
Microchip low-power DAC that simplifies handheld designs

Implementing multi-channel system control or signal outputs using Digital-to-Analogue Converters (DACs) in portable and handheld industrial, communications, consumer and medical systems has been difficult to do without significant processor overhead for device configuration during power-up.

News & Analysis
2nd October 2020
Microchip adds timing savvy with Tektron acquisition

Microchip Technology has acquired New Zealand-based Tekron International, a provider of high-precision GPS and atomic clock time-keeping technologies

2nd October 2020
PIC24F eXtreme MCUs feature an animated display driver

System developers of battery-powered and other power-conscious designs with and without LCD displays can now easily add an array of innovative features using a new line of PIC24F eXtreme Low Power (XLP) microcontrollers (MCUs) from Microchip Technology.

1st October 2020
Ensemble graphics toolkit to speed Linux GUI development

Microchip Technology have announced a new GUI development graphics toolkit for its portfolio of 32-bit microprocessors (MPUs) running Linux, helping designers of industrial, medical, consumer and automotive graphical displays to reduce development cost and time-to-market.

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