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PIC24F ‘GA’ Family of Microcontrollers

Low Power | Segment LCD | Small Footprint | Scalable

The PIC24FJ ‘GA’ family of microcontrollers (MCUs) enables extremely cost-effective designs for Internet of Things (IoT) sensor nodes, portable medical devices and industrial control applications. In addition to eXtreme Low Power (XLP) technology, these devices feature integrated crypto modules, segmented LCD drivers, 12-bit Analog-to Digital Converters (ADCs), cryptographic engine, dual-partition Flash panels, 10-bit Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) and much more.

This family comes packed with Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), such as Configurable Logic Cell (CLC), Multi-Output Capture Compare Pulse Width Modulation (MCCP) module and Direct Memory Access (DMA), which allow you to accomplish tasks in hardware while freeing up the Central Processing Unit (CPU) to perform other tasks or go to sleep.

Target Applications

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Consumer devices
  • Industrial automation
  • Battery-powered devices
  • Handheld devices
  • Home appliances
  • HVAC control
  • Electricity metering
  • Security panels
  • Touch controllers
  • Fingerprint scanners
  • Embedded security

Key Features of the PIC24F ‘GA’ Family

Key FeatureDescription
Low PowerFeatures eXtreme Low Power (XLP) technology with sleep currents as low as 30 nA, flexible wake-up sources and run currents down to 150 μA/MHz to create power-efficient applications
Segment LCDIntegrated display controller with up to 512 segments and able to operate in sleep mode
Flexible PeripheralsWide range of basic and specialized peripherals including Crypto Engine, CLC, Real-Time Clock/Calendar (RTCC) and Pulse-Width Modulators (PWMs) designed to take the load off the CPU and reduce power consumption
Dual Partition Flash with Live UpdateCapable of storing two independent software applications, including bootloader, to enable programming of one partition while executing application code from the other and allow run-time switching between active partitions
Direct Memory Access (DMA)Dedicated DMA controller supporting both memory and peripheral data transfers to reduce CPU workload
ScalableFlash memory densities range from 16 KB to 1024 KB and RAM ranging from 4–32 KB with packages ranging from 28- to 121-pin options

Easily Implement VBAT Low-Power Operation

Do you need to conserve energy and implement a secondary power source to keep the state machine or RTCC value intact in your application? Find out how you can leverage the PIC24F family’s core-independent features to emulate VBAT functionality with minimal core intervention using a just few external components.

PIC24F ‘GA’ Family Selection Guide

More information on each of the PIC24F ‘GA’ product rows can be viewed by clicking the “Sub-Family” name in the table below.

Standard Key Features: UART, I2C, SPI, Timers, WDT, PWMs, IC/OC, Comparators

 
Memory
Integrated
Analog
User
Interface
Secure
Data
System
Flexibility
Sub FamilyPin
Count
Program
Flash ( KB )
RAM (KB)ADC
Resolution
LCD
(Segments)
Crypto
Engine
Dual
Partition
Flash
DMALow
Power/XLP
PIC24FJ128GA20428-4464-128812
 ✓✓
PIC24FJ128GA31064-10064-128812Up to 480
 ✓✓
PIC24FJ256GA41264-12164-2568-1612Up to 512✓✓
PIC24FJ1024GA61064-100128-10243212   ✓✓
PIC24FJ256GA70528-4864-2561612   ✓✓

Innovative Peripherals

Learn more about our rich set of high-performance peripherals which integrate seamlessly with your application reducing cost and development time.

Integrated Analog

Integrated Analog

High-speed ADC, DAC, Comparators, Op Amps

Integrated Analog
Low Power

Low Power

XLP, VBAT, CLC, UDID, PPS


Clocks and Timers
Clocks and Timers

Clocks and Timers

16-/32-bit Timers, RTCC


Low Power
Waveform Control

Waveform Control

PWM, MCCP, SCCP, IC/OC


Secure Data
Wired Communication

Wired Communication

USB, UART, SPI, I2C, LIN


Waveform Control
User Interface

User Interface

Segment LCD, Graphics, CTMU


Wired Communication
Safety and Monitoring

Safety and Monitoring

CRC, ECC, Class-B, DMT, WDT, SFRs


User Interface
Secure Data

Secure Data

Hardware Crypto Engine, RNG, Key Storage, OTP

Safety and Monitoring

Featured Development Tools

MPLAB® Development Ecosystem and Software Tool

The MPLAB development ecosytem is a single tool chain supporting all PIC® microcontrollers.

MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment

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A single Integrated Development Environment (IDE) supporting all PIC MCUs and dsPIC33 DSCs

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MPLAB Code Configurator

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A free graphical programming environment that generates seamless, easy-to-understand C code

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MPLAB XC Compiler

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A comprehensive solution for your software development that integrates with MPLAB X IDE to provide a full graphical front end

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Featured Hardware Tools

A few of our most popular hardware development boards available for the PIC24 products are shown below. To learn more about various development boards, please visit the Hardware Development Tools page.

PIC24FJ256GA7 Curiosity Development Board

PIC24FJ256GA7 Curiosity Development Board

Cost-effective, fully integrated development platform that enables easy adoption of PIC24FJ256GA705 family of microcontrollers

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