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8-bit PIC® Microcontroller Solutions 3 Global Support Microchip provides 24/7 global technical support with on-line and phone support, hundreds of dedicated field application engineers, more than 50 sales offices and our authorized distributor network. Microchip also offers standard code libraries, reference designs, application notes and seminars on-line and at Microchip Regional Training Centers. www.microchip.com/8bitresources Trusted partner While MCU core commonality is a trend, there are no “drop in” replacements. The reality of MCU selection is that you are entering into a partnership with your MCU supplier. To ensure success, technology leadership is critical, but it is equally important to work with a partner that is committed to strong business fundamentals such as: ■ Financial security to weather any economic downturns ■ Industry leading lead times ■ Industry leading quality and reliability (ISO/TS-16949 qualified) ■ Industry leading EOL policy eXtreme Low Power (XLP) ■ Active current as low as < 30 μA/MHz ■ Sleep current as low as < 10 nA ■ Battery lifetime > 20 years Essential Features ■ 5V+ operation ■ EEPROM ■ LCD, mTouch™ Sensing Solutions ■ USB, CAN, Ethernet ■ Analog Integration 8-bit PIC Microcontroller Key Highlights Core Independent Peripherals ■ Configurable Logic Cell (CLC) ■ Complementary Waveform/Output Generator (CWG/COG) ■ Numerically Controlled Oscillator (NCO) ■ Programmable Switch Mode Controller (PSMC) Intelligent Analog ■ Rail-to-rail op amps ■ Fast comparators ■ 12b/10b/8b ADC ■ 9b/8b/5b DAC ■ Zero Cross Detect (ZCD) ■ Voltage reference Small Form Factors ■ As small as 8-pin 2 × 3 UQFN and 28-pin 4 × 4 UQFN ■ Many other package options available, e.g. 3 × 3 QFN, 5 × 5 UQFN Design Support ■ Free MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment ■ Free C Compilers ■ Comprehensive technical documentation ■ World-class, 24/7 technical support and training Faster Time-to-Market ■ Free software ■ Pin and code compatibility, easy migration ■ Pre-programmed parts via Quick Turn Programming (QTP)


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