Low-Cost, General-Purpose 8-bit PIC Microcontrollers from Microchip
Microchip has announced a new family of low-cost 8-bit Flash PIC microcontrollers (MCUs). The 28- and 40-pin PIC16F722/3/4/6/7 MCUs are capable of operation down to 1.8V and feature a 16 MHz internal oscillator; up to 14 Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) channels; communication peripherals (SPI, I2C, AUSART); two Capture, Compare and PWM (CCP) modules; and the mTouch Sensing Solution peripheral.The
The new MCUs have integrated in-circuit debug and are supported by the free MPLAB® Integrated Development Environment. MPLAB REAL ICE in-circuit emulator support is expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2008.
The PIC16F722/3/6 and PIC16LF722/3/6 MCUs are available in 28-pin SPDIP, SOIC, SSOP and QFN packages; the PIC16F724/7 and PIC16LF724/7 MCUs are available in 40-pin PDIP, TQFP and QFN packages.