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Get ready to see a new world of 8-bit PIC® MCUs

PIC® microcontrollers are finding their way into new applications like smartphones, audio accessories, video gaming peripherals and advanced medical devices. Microchip provides solutions for the entire performance range of 8-bit microcontrollers, with easy-to-use development tools, complete technical documentation and post design-in support through a global sales and distribution network.

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For quick overview visit Microchip’s 8-bit PIC MCU product portfolio, and get insights into versatile set of peripherals, primary characteristics of the device and easy migration path 
MPLAB Xpress is a perfect starting point for new users of PIC Microcontrollers - no downloads, no machine configuration, and no waiting to get started on your system development.
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Flexible Intelligence

  • Continuous re-investment in 8-bit portfolio
  • Industry's most robust offering
  • Pin and code compatible across families
  • 6-pin DFN to 100-pin TQFP
  • 375B to 128 KB Flash
  • 16B to 4 KB RAM
  • On-board EEPROM
  • 1.8V to 5.5V+ operation

Innovative Integration

  • Core independent peripherals
  • Complementary output generator
  • Configurable logic cell
  • Numerically controlled oscillator
  • Rail-to-rail op amps, fast comparators
  • Programmable switch mode controller
  • High resolution PWM, ADC, DAC
  • I2C, SPI, UART, USB, Ethernet

eXtreme Low Power

  • Lowest power sleep modes with flexible wake-up sources
  • Active currents down to 35 µA/MHz
  • Sleep current as low as 20 nA
  • Battery lifetime ≥ 20 years
  • Operation down to 1.8V
  • Single cell operation
  • Special low power BOR, WDT, RTC