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8051-based MCU Adds FRAM

Extending the company's FRAM-enhanced microcontroller offerings, the VRS51L3174 debuts as an 8051-based MCU with 8 KB of nonvolatile FRAM that drops into industry-standard 44-pin QFP sockets. Features include a 40-MIPS, single-cycle 8051-core, 64 KB of flash memory with in-system/in-application programming, 4 KB of SRAM, digital signal processing extensions, and a comprehensive digital peripheral set. Operating at 3.3V over an industrial temperature range, the VRS51L3174 suits a wide array of applications from sensors and metering to industrial control, instrumentation, and medical devices. Currently sampling, price is under $5 each/10,000. RAMTRON INTERNATIONAL CORP., Colorado Springs, CO. (800) 545-3726.


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