So, is there anything worth really looking for from Atmel this year? ATtine24/44/84 are interesting, but hoping Atmel might pull a rabit out of the hat.
32 bit AVR's are not interesting?
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one AVR with 1 USB 2.0,1 CAN ,4 UART(with RS485 support),2 spi,2 I2C,128Kflash,16KRAM,100PIN,ADC 12bit 8ch,DAC 12bit 2ch ,hardware multiplier,hardware divider (up to 32bit),5 timers 16 bit.
This is not new, check Atmel's ARM family, like AT91SAM7S128. Everything but no AVR, and only 10bit ADC. Price is quite good.
one AVR with 1 USB 2.0,1 CAN ,4 UART(with RS485 support),2 spi,2 I2C,128Kflash,16KRAM,100PIN,ADC 12bit 8ch,DAC 12bit 2ch ,hardware multiplier,hardware divider (up to 32bit),5 timers 16 bit. ...
... and a partridge in a pear tree--all for US$3 in qty. 100. ;)
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The Atmel reps tell me there are some kewl new things coming in 2006: pico-power, 12-bit ADCs, and more SRAM.
Well, one must always take these things with (more than) a grain of salt. From last Spring's roadshow:
ATmega1281 Prod Q405
ATmega2560 Prod Q305
ATmega2561 Prod Q305
ATMega329 Prod Now
ATMega649 Prod Q405
ATMega6490 Prod Q405
AT90CAN32 Prod Q405
Guillem, what 32-bit AVR? Did I really miss that?
yaaavar, what AVR is that?
Am I really out of the loop that much, or are these all 'announcement' much as theusch has mentioned. My sweet nano-itx was announced 2-3 years ago by Via, and still hasn't appeared, soo....
AFAIK the 32-bit AVRs are just a "rumour" however there are some supporting anecdotes and "selective deafness" by those tied with Atmel in here. Make up your own mind :D.
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Please continue bringing the AtMega644 out through dsitribution (especially the AtMega644-20-PI ... I'm ready to order 25 when Digikey gets them in stock.)
Please bring me quantities through distribution of the AtMega2560 and AtMega2561 sometime in 2006.
Please add a QFP format to the 64 pin and 100 pin AVR so that I can socket the little darlings.
If you feel the need to introduce new AVRs, my only request is this: Make certain that the new chips ues exactly the same peripherals as the old chips. TCC0 and 3 should be 8-bit counters. TCC1 and 2 should be 16 bit timers. NEVER use a non-standard counter. NEVER leave any feature out that is currently used, as that breaks my code.
How about a ram size dash number on the mega32 and mega64? 2k is nice but 4k would be nicer.
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2k is nice but 4k would be nicer.
'644 has 4k; you will just have to buy the extra flash with it.
Well, one must always take these things with (more than) a grain of salt.
Nantes, France, December 13, 2005 . . . Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced today the introduction of the AT90CAN32 and the AT90CAN64, ...
AT90CAN32/64 samples are available now in TQFP and QFN 64-pin packages in industrial temperature range. AT90CAN32 production volumes are expected in December 2005, and in March 2006 for the AT90CAN64. Pricing for 10,000-units is $4.5 per unit for the AT90CAN32, and will be $5 for the AT90CAN64.
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