Microchip Technology

- Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.



Microchip’s PIC and AVR 8-bit MCU's easy development, autonomous peripherals, and robust selection make them a favored, cost-effective choice. Learn More

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Microchip Power Management Solutions

Microchip has a comprehensive portfolio of cost-effective and reliable power management solutions for a wide variety of applications. Learn More

16-bit MCU & Digital Signal Controllers

16-bit MCU & Digital Signal Controllers

Microchip’s 16-bit MCU and DSC family offers a broad range of products providing a good balance of low cost, low power and high performance solutions. Learn More

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Microchip Clock and Timing

Clock and Timing Solutions

Microchip timing solutions including oscillators, clock generators, & clock & data distribution products cover all your complex timing needs. Order at Digi-Key! Learn More

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32-Bit Microcontroller Solutions

Microchip’s 32-bit microcontroller product offerings cover a wide variety of applications including ultra low power, security, connectivity, automotive & more. Learn More

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RN-41-SM and RN-42-SM Bluetooth Socket Modules Publish Date: 0001-01-01

Roving Networks' RN-41-SM / RN-42-SM is a though hole, low power and highly flexible Bluetooth socket module.

Automotive Qualified Ethernet Devices Publish Date: 2008-12-15

Microchip introduces Ethernet capability into the worldwide automotive market with its family of AEC-Q100 Automotive qualified Ethernet devices.

SY56011R Low Voltage Fanout Buffer Publish Date: 2008-12-16

The SY56011R is a fully differential, low voltage 1.2V/1.8V/2.5V CML 1:2 Fanout Buffer with input equalization from Microchip.

MIC4833 Dual EL Lamp Drivers Illuminate the Lighting Market Publish Date: 2008-12-17

The MIC4833 from Microchip is a low noise dual Electroluminescent (EL) Panel driver used in backlighting applications.

MIC2169B Buck Control IC Publish Date: 2009-02-25

The MIC2169B from Microchip is a high-efficiency, simple to use 500kHz PWM synchronous buck control IC housed in a small MSOP-10 ePad package.

MAQ5280 Ultra Wide Automotive LDO Publish Date: 2009-03-16

Microchip's MAQ5280 is a high performance low dropout regulator, offering a very low noise output with a very wide input voltage operating range.

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Atmel® START is an innovative online tool for intuitive, graphical configuration of embedded software projects. Learn More

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MPLAB® X IDE is a software program that runs on a PC (Windows®, Mac OS®, Linux®) to develop applications for Microchip microcontrollers and digital signal controllers. It is called an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) because it provides a single integrated "environment" to develop code for embedded microcontrollers. Learn More

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Atmel Studio 7

Studio 7 is the integrated development platform (IDP) for developing and debugging all AVR® and SAM microcontroller applications. Learn More

MPLAB® Harmony

MPLAB® Harmony is a flexible, abstracted, fully integrated firmware development platform for PIC32 microcontrollers. Learn More

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Analog and Interface Treelink Tool Learn More

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Development Tool Selector

Microchip's development tool selector. Learn More

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MIC2124 Synchronous Current Mode DC-DC Buck Controller Publish Date: 2010-11-23

The MIC2124 features Hyper Speed Control and offers fast transient response, requires low output capacitance, and reduces the BOM cost for the customer.

Duration: 5 minutes
Intro to PIC24FJDA Family Publish Date: 2010-12-28

The PIC24FJDA family with integrated graphics delivers cost-effective graphics performance, reduced system cost, quick time-to-market, continuous production.

Duration: 10 minutes
MCU Product Line Introduction Publish Date: 2011-02-11

MCU's architectures and product families, the key core architectural benefits of AVR, AVR32, and ARM along with the advantages of these families.

Duration: 15 minutes
8-bit MCU Overview Publish Date: 2011-05-24

Microchip's 8-bit MCU pin-compatibility offers users the flexibility to quickly react to changing design requirements and feature enhancements.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Serial SRAM Overview

RAM memory is required in most embedded applications. RAM is available on virtually all microcontrollers as well as in stand-alone parallel RAM. Microchip now offers a third alternative: serial SRAM.

Microchip - Sensorless BLDC Motor Control, using a Majority Function Part 2 of 2

This web seminar explains a sensorless Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor control algorithm, implemented using the dsPIC® digital signal controller (DSC).

Tutorial for the MPLAB Starter Kit for PIC24F Part 1 of 2

Learn the features and operation of the MPLAB® Starter Kit for PIC24F MCUs from Microchip Technology. It highlights the various features of the PIC24F MCUs, and shows how to use the demo, which utilizes those features.

PIC24 Peripherals The Cyclic Redundancy Check

A cyclic redundancy check (CRC) is a type of function that takes as input a data stream of any length, and produces as output a value of a certain space, commonly a 32-bit integer. The term CRC denotes either the function or the function's output.

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