Microcontrollers

Microcontrollers, programmers, evaluation kits & demonstration boards.

In-Circuit Programming Switch Simplifies Operation Programmable
In-Circuit Programming Switch Simplifies Operation Of Programmable Devices

Many devices require programming through a serial bus, such as I2C. The programming can be done during final test, after the circuit board has been assembled. In many cases, the pins used for programming can then be utilized for something else during normal operation...

circuit use PIC peripheral outputs simultaneously
A circuit to use PIC peripheral outputs simultaneously

In PIC microcontrollers, the MSSP module uses multiplexed pins for the I2C and SPI peripherals. There is typically no issue using either of the two peripherals. But what if both peripherals are needed simultaneously, without changing the microcontroller?...

Toshiba ARM Cortex-M4-based Microcontrollers deliver high-speed
Toshiba's ARM Cortex-M4-based Microcontrollers deliver high-speed data processing

Toshiba Electronics Europe has added the M4G Group to its TXZ Family of ARM Cortex-M-based microcontrollers for office automation equipment, audio-visual equipment, and industrial equipment...

Program PIC Processor In-Circuit Using 3.3-V
Program a PIC Processor In-Circuit Using a 3.3-V Supply

Many PIC processors require 5-V power while being programmed, yet battery-powered systems may contain low-voltage devices that will be damaged at voltages above their maximum voltage ratings...

STMicroelectronics STM8L050 Extends Choice Freedom 8-bit
STMicroelectronics' STM8L050 Extends Choice and Freedom in 8-bit Microcontrollers, with Rich Analog and DMA in Low-Cost 8-pin Package

STMicroelectronics is boosting feature integration in low-cost, low-power 8-bit microcontrollers with the new STM8L050. As the latest in the ultra-energy-conscious STM8L series, it embeds rich analog peripherals, a DMA controller, and separated data EEPROM...

Holtek New BC2302A Sub-1GHz Superheterodyne OOK
Holtek New BC2302A/B Sub-1GHz Superheterodyne OOK RF Receiver ICs

Holtek is delighted to announce the release of its new Sub-1 GHz Superheterodyne OOK high performance RF receiver ICs, the BC2302A and BC2302B...

Sensor Module Development Kits Arduino Raspberry
Sensor Module Development Kits for Arduino and Raspberry Pi

TE Connectivity announced general availability of AmbiMate MS4 sensor module development kits. The kits allow global engineering and development teams to build prototypes and evaluation boards for systems incorporating TE’s state-of-the-art AmbiMate MS4 Series sensor modules...

New Renesas Synergy Low-Power S1JA Microcontrollers
New Renesas Synergy Low-Power S1JA Microcontrollers with Integrated Programmable Analog Simplify Designs and Reduce BOM for Industrial IoT Sensor Applications

Renesas Electronics expanded its Renesas Synergy S1 microcontroller series with the introduction of the S1JA MCU Group. The ultra-low power S1JA MCUs feature the 48 MHz Arm® Cortex-M23 core and integrate best-in-class programmable analog and security functions...

STMicroelectronics Compact STM8L001 Microcontroller Covers Essentials
STMicroelectronics' Compact STM8L001 Microcontroller Covers Essentials for Smart Devices, as it Cuts Power, Cost, and Footprint

The STM8L001 ultra-low-power microcontroller from STMicroelectronics targets cost-conscious applications, by combining ST’s highly efficient 8-bit core with essential and effective peripherals, in the compact, low-pin-count SO-8 outline...

Create DAC microcontroller ADC
Create a DAC from a microcontroller's ADC

Few microcontrollers include a DAC. Although you can easily find an inexpensive DAC to control from your microcontroller, you can use unused peripherals instead of adding parts...