Microchip’s PIC18F2/4550 replacements are available for sampling

In July we mentioned that Microchip was getting ready to release replacements for the famous PIC18F2550 and PIC18F4550  microcontrollers, and now they are available for sampling. The PIC18F2/45K50 family is pin to pin comparable with the older series, and are also capable of running at 5V. The price has gone down considerably, as the new […]

Microchip getting ready to release long awaited PIC18FX550 replacements

Two new future product pages popped up on Microchip’s site, the PIC18F45K50 and PIC18F25K50. These are pin, and probably register, compatible replacements for PIC18F4550, and PIC18F2550, which are Microchip’s most powerful 5V USB devices. One thing we noticed is that the new PICs have high-precision self tuning oscillators, thus removing the need for crystals in […]