16-Bit MCUs with on-chip flash memory from Renesas Technology
Approximately 1.6 times faster than earlier Renesas Technology MCUs and full complement of peripheral functions, including CAN for automotive applications, providing reduced system cost, improved performance, and enhanced functionality
Renesas Technology releases 200 MHz SuperH microcontroller
Renesas Technology Europe today announced the SH72544R SuperH Family microcontroller designed for use in automotive engine and transmission control systems. The device features high-speed operation up to 200 MHz and 2.5 Mbytes of fast, high-capacity on-chip flash memory. Sample shipments will begin during July 2008.
Loads of new 16-Bit MCUs with on-chip flash memory from Renesas Technology
Renesas Technology Europe has announced the addition of a total of 36 new models (72 type names) in 12 groups featuring enhanced functions and higher package pin counts. These include the 80-pin R8C/38E group, 64-pin R8C/36E group, and the 48-pin R8C/34E group. Together they strengthen the R8C/Tiny Series line-up for in-vehicle automotive equipment applications.
8-bit microcontrollers from SST
SST (Silicon Storage Technology) has announced a new addition to its FlashFlex family of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), the SST89C58RC. The new device is the industry’s first 8051-based MCU to feature two system management buses (SMBus), each supporting up to 400 Kbit per second data throughput, in a tiny 6mm x 6mm QFN package. The SST89C58RC supports operating voltages from 2.7V to 5.5V for implementation in applications with a variety of ...
Jennic's 32-bit ZigBee PRO wireless microcontroller
Jennic has announced the introduction of a ZigBee PRO software stack to run on its JN5139 32-bit single chip wireless microcontroller. Both embedded single chip and co-processor configurations are supported, allowing designers of industrial automation, energy metering and home or building control applications to create highly-integrated, cost-effective products.
Renesas Technology launches low pin-count application specific additions to its R8C/Tiny microcontroller series
Renesas Technology Europe today announced availability of the latest application specific standard products in its R8C/Tiny series of high performance 16-bit microcontrollers. In additional to over 260 general purpose devices, the R8C/Tiny series now has several ASSPs, that offer solutions for low end motor control, lighting and small appliances. Four groups of devices have been launched, the R8C/2E-2F and the R8C/2K-2L.
Analog Devices Pairs 24-Bit Sigma-Delta ADCs With ARM7T Core For Unequalled Data Acquisition And Processing Performance
Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a highly integrated microcontroller family with best-in-class data conversion performance for hardware, firmware and industrial systems engineers designing smart sensing, factory automation and instrumentation equipment. The ADuC706x family expands ADI’s precision analog microcontroller portfolio by incorporating two 24-bit sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and a host of analog peripherals wit...
TI microcontrollers feature ultra-low power
Texas Instruments has announced a breakthrough generation of ultra-low power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCU), offering the industry’s lowest power consumption for devices that can provide up to 25 MHz peak performance, increased Flash and RAM memory and integrated peripherals such as radio frequency (RF), USB, encryption and LCD interfaces. With as low as 160 µA/MHz (microamp per megahertz) active power consumption and 1.5 µA in s...
Microcontroller line-up from Renesas Technology
Renesas Technology Europe has introduced the SH7136F microcontroller line-up that is ideal for the next generation of industrial inverters (motor control), in particular for drives in the range of 1 to 100KW.
8, 16 and 32-bit USB Microcontrollers from Microchip
Microchip has announced a portfolio of 8, 16 and 32-bit USB microcontrollers supported by a single development environment - the free MPLAB IDE. Building on its 8-bit PIC18 USB Microcontrollers, Microchip now offers the low-power 16-bit PIC24F USB family, which is pin, peripheral and software compatible with the high-performance, 80 MHz, 32-bit PIC32 USB Microcontrollers. Microchip has also expanded its 8-bit USB offering with the lower-cost, sma...