Rochester Electronics Announces Lead-Free AM188EM Microprocessor

Rochester AM188EM Microprocessor

Rochester Electronics has developed a lead-free version of the AM188EM microprocessor. In addition to being RoHS-compliant, the Rochester AM188EM CPU offers higher performance and is more integrated than the 80C188 processor originally manufactured by AMD. Rochester Electronics is authorized to create and manufacture lead-free versions of previously discontinued products.

The lead free packaging of the AM188EM microprocessor helps engineers to comply with today’s more strict environmental requirements while still utilizing AMD’s proven technology in a wide range of applications, such as disk drives, fax machines, printers, modems, and industrial controls.

Rochester AM188EM Microprocessor Highlights

  • Higher performance than AMD’s 80C188 processor
  • More integrated version of the 80C188 microprocessor
  • Asynchronous serial port
  • 32 PIO’s
  • Watchdog timer
  • Additional interrupt pin
  • Synchronous serial interface
  • PSRAM controller
  • 16-bit reset configuration register
  • Enhanced chip-select functionality

Rochester Electronics offers solutions for mature and end-of-life semiconductors. Authorized by more than 60 leading semiconductor manufacturers, Rochester acquires all remaining finished devices, wafer/die, and available intellectual property in order to manufacture the exact same device and provide a reliable, continuing source of semiconductors used in critical systems worldwide. All components are 100% manufacturer traceable and certified.

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