New Microchip PIC32 chips in DIP packages

in Chips by DP | 2 comments

Here’s a pic of the new 32bit PIC32 microcontroller in a DIY friendly though-hole package. Shaos received a free sample from Microchip and shared this pic in the forum.

Microchip is not alone, NXP is also releasing an 32bit ARM in hobbyist-friendly packaging.

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  1. Drone says:

    “Microchip is not alone, NXP is also releasing an 32bit ARM in hobbyist-friendly packaging.”

    The correct terminology is “development-friendly packaging”. It is not just hobbyists that are frustrated by parts appearing only in (e.g.) BGA form or with huge solder footprints in the middle of the package. Every Commercial/Industrial Engineer I know of wastes time and/or money by having to either buy over-priced evaluation boards for these development un-friendly packages, or custom build them in-house.

  2. Serge says:

    PIC32 MX1/MX2 series is now supported by pic32prog, opensource programming utility for PICkit2 adapter. You can use pic32prog on Linux, or Mac, or Windows.

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