Electronic Products & Technology


May 15, 2020 by Stephen Law

32-Bit MCUs with Arm Cortex-M Core enhance security for Bluetooth 5.0

RENESAS Single-chip RA4W1 RA microcontroller (MCU) with an integrated Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy radio includes a 48MHz, 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4 core and Bluetooth 5.0 core delivered in a 56-pin QFN package. Together, MCU and easy-to-use Flexible Software Package (FSP) enables…
December 5, 2019 by Stephen Law

MCU provides full Bluetooth 5.0 low energy support

RENESAS 32-bit RX23W MCU provides full Bluetooth 5.0 low energy support allowing users to optimize system control and wireless communication applications while providing a more secure way to answer Bluetooth security risks such as eavesdropping, tampering and viruses. Device means…
October 13, 2018 by Stephen Law

Colorful MCU boards suit broad applications

MOUSER ELECTRONICS What’s Next versatile and colourful series of 8 Arduino-compatible microcontroller boards including the yellow, red, green and orange. Boards are suitable for a wide range of applications, such as electronics instruction, 3D printing, Internet of Things(IoT) projects, and robotics. For…
July 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Tiny 8-bit  MCUs increase functionality in sensor nodes

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY AVR microcontrollers (MCUs) ATtiny3217 and ATtiny3216 provide advanced analog features and a large memory variant suitable for reliable operation in harsh environments. Devices come with built-in safety functions to help designers create robust and safe systems. Suitable for sensor…
August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Next-gen in-circuit debugger boosts speed, flexibility

MICROCHIP MPLAB ICD 4 in-circuit programming and debugging development tool for firm’s PIC microcontroller (MCU) and dsPIC digital signal controller portfolios includes all the features of the popular MPLAB ICD 3 tool while adding increased speed through a faster processor…
July 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Low power microcontrollers come with USB support, peripherals

MICROCHIP PIC32MM ‘GPM’ microcontrollers (MCUs) are eXtreme Low Power (XLP) devices that provide large memory in small packages, including ample battery life for space-constrained applications. With the inclusion of several connectivity options, Core Independent Peripherals and feature-rich development boards, devices…
June 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

TI and Heidenhain collaborate on industrial drive control System-on-Chip (SoC)

Heidenhain Corp. is working in collboration with Texas Instruments (TI) to develop what is calling the semiconductor industry’s first microcontroller (MCU) utilizing the Heidenhain EnDat 2.2 interface as an option.  TI’s C2000TM MCU industrial drive control System-on-Chip (SoC) delivers a…
June 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

System in package supports wirelessly connected designs

MICROCHIP SAM R30 System in Package (SiP) incorporates an ultra-low power single-chip RF microcontroller (MCU) with an 802.15.4 sub-GHz radio, providing multi-year battery life in a compact 5mm package. Device delivers design flexibility and proven reliability all in a small…