Little Micro Makes Big Flash

July 21, 2005
Atmel's latest 8-bit ATmega AVR microcontrollers are designed for large, low-power applications. The smallest part is the 64-pin ATmega 2561. The AVR's 32 register file is great for C programming. The chip also can wake up interrupts on up to 32

Atmel's latest 8-bit ATmega AVR microcontrollers are designed for large, low-power applications. The smallest part is the 64-pin ATmega 2561. The AVR's 32 register file is great for C programming. The chip also can wake up interrupts on up to 32 pins. Development kit and tools pricing starts at $79. Pricing for the ATmega starts at $4.75.

www.atmel.com ATmega SpecificationsCPU16-MHz, 8-bit AVRFlash64 to 256 kbytesRAM8 kbytesEEPROM2 kbytesClock 8-MHz, 2% on-chip oscillatorTimers4 to 16 PWM/timersAnalog8-channel, 10-bit ADC, 9.5-bit effective resolution after calibrationSerial2 or 4Power1.8- to 5.5-V, 100-na power-down modeDebugJTAG, boundary scan

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