Microchip Technology introduced the PIC16F1512/13 8-bit eXtreme low Power (XLP) Enhanced Midrange Core PIC microcontrollers. The PIC16F1512 and PIC16F1513 are available now for sampling and volume production in 28-pin SSOP, SOIC, SPDIP and 4 x 4 x 0.5 mm UQFN packages. Prices start at $0.58 each in high-volume quantities. The general-purpose MCUs are ideal for appliance, medical, consumer and automotive applications.
Microchip Technology introduced the 16-bit eXtreme PIC24F32KA304 PIC microcontrollers. The PIC24F32KA304 MCU family features an on-chip 12-bit ADC, EEPROM, intelligent mTouch capacitive sensing, 5V supply support, and sleep currents down to 20 nA. The Microchip microcontrollers are ideal for industrial, automotive, medical, utility metering, and white goods applications. Samples and volume production quantities are available now.
Microchip Technology introduced the PIC24FJ256GB210 microcontroller family. PIC24FJ256GB210 MCUs feature integrated USB for Embedded Host/Peripheral/On-the-Go and 96 Kbytes of RAM. All four members of the PIC24FJ256GB210 16-bit microcontroller family are available now for general sampling and volume production, starting at $4.10 each in 10,000-unit quantities. The PIC24FJ128GB206 and PIC24FJ256GB206 come in 64-pin TQFP and QFN packages, while the PIC24FJ128GB210 and PIC24FJ256GB210 are available in 100-pin TQFP and 121-pin BGA packages.
Atmel introduced the AT42QT101X family of single-key touch controllers for the portable device market. The AT42QT101X touch controllers offer designers power consumption below 17uA for next-generation portable touch devices, including power buttons, hearing devices, consumer toys and proximity sensors. The AT42QT101X enables longer battery life for portable devices. Atmel’s AT42QT101X devices are available now. Prices start at $0.20 for high-volume pricing. Evaluation kits are also available now.