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Product Change Notification - KSRA-07MECO827   (Convert To PDF)

09 Oct 2018
Product Category:
8-bit Microcontrollers; Wireless Modules
Affected CPNs:
Notification subject:
CRB 13-1149 Final Notice: Qualification of U08S8 as a new fabrication site for ATMEGA128RFA1 Atmel device family.
Notification text:

PCN Status:
Final notification

PCN Type: 
Manufacturing Change

Microchip Parts Affected:
Please open one of the icons found in the Affected CPNs section above.

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Description of Change:
Qualification of U08S8 fabrication site for ATMEGA128RFA1 Atmel device family.

Pre Change: 
Fabricated at ATML8

Post Change:
Fabricated at U08S8

Pre and Post Change Summary:

Pre Change

Post Change

Fab Site

Atmel (8”) / ATML8

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) – Fab 8S (8”) / U08S8

Wafer Size

8 inch

8 inch

Quality Certification




No change

No change

Die Size

No change

No change

Impacts to Data Sheet: 

Change Impact:

Reason for Change:
To improve productivity by replenishing depleting inventory of material fabricated at ATML8, that is no longer operational, with material fabricated at U08S8 to fill customer orders.

Change Implementation Status:
In Progress

Estimated First Ship Date:
March 21, 2018 (date code: 1812)

NOTE:  Please be advised that after the estimated first ship date customers may receive pre and post change parts.

Time Table Summary:

March 2018







Qual Report Availability


Final PCN Issue Date


Estimated Implementation Date


Method to Identify Change:  
Traceability code

Qualification Report:
Please open the attachments included with this PCN labeled as PCN_#_Qual_Report.

Revision History:
March 08, 2018: Issued final notification.
October 09, 2018: Re-issued final notification to correct the year of the Estimated First Shape date to March 21, 2018.

The change described in this PCN does not alter Microchip’s current regulatory compliance regarding the material content of the applicable products. 

Please contact your local Microchip sales office with questions or concerns regarding this notification.

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