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Microchip PIC24F

Microchip PIC24FJ256GB412 16-bit eXtreme Low Power MCU w/ Crypto

Microchip's PIC24F “GB4” family provides eXtreme Low Power (XLP) with an integrated hardware crypto engine for portable applications that require secure data transfer and storage, and a long battery life.  The devices include up to 256 KB of Flash memory and a direct drive for segmented LCD displays, in 64-, 100- or 121-pin packages. Dual-partition Flash with Live Update capability allows the devices to hold two independent software applications, and permits the simultaneous programming of one partition while executing application code from the other.

Features and Benefits

  • Hardware Encryption, Key Storage & Random Number Generator
    • Reduces Software Overhead - Lower Power - Secured Key Storage with OTP or Key RAM options
  • Dual Partition Flash with Live Update Capability
    • Allows execution while writing to another partition - Simultaneous read and write - Helpful for always-on applications
  • Segmented LCD Driver
    • Up to 512 segments with 8 commons - Direct connection to low power segmented displays
  • eXtreme Low Power
    • Enabling integrity of data without sacrificing power consumption - Vbat for battery backup with RTCC - 60 nA Sleep, 180 µA/MHz Run

Applications

  • Electricity Meters
  • Security Door Locks
  • Access Control
  • POS Terminals
  • IoT Senors    
  • Datalogger/Monitors
  • Volatage/Current monitors
  • HVAC Control
  • Thermostats
  • Portable medical/fitness equipment

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