Tiny85 and XMega384 -> going extinct?

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Looking throught the parametric searches, both of my favorute AVRs seem to be absent.

 

Here, ATTiny-85 and ATXMega-384 are both missing...

 

https://www.microchip.com/paramC...

 

Both devices are shown "In Production" on other areas of the site, so what should I take from this?

Both of those part numbers are my absolute favs from the AVR side.

 

Brad

 

 

I Like to Build Stuff : http://www.AtomicZombie.com

Last Edited: Wed. Nov 21, 2018 - 03:25 PM
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AtomicZombie wrote:
... so what should I take from this?
website SNAFU

XMEGA Family is Losing in the Popularity Polls | AVR Freaks

 

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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You have been caught by Microchip's double parameteric searchers. They have a "favourites" one and they have an "everything" one. You are looking at favourites.

 

On the whole Microchip have an even better record than Atmel for not EOL-ing chips so expect all the old faves to be there for time immemorial!

 

PS if I can google it I'll post a link to the "other" parametric search...

 

EDIT I think it's a question of item 1 or item 2 on this page: https://www.microchip.com/select...

 

EDIT2: after a bit of messing around I arrived here:

 

 

Also:

 

 

Bottom line: always use https://www.microchip.com/maps/M... - accept no substitutes

Last Edited: Wed. Nov 21, 2018 - 03:31 PM
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Ok thanks, good to know they will be around for a while.

I still can't find either on the website, but I agree that Microchip is great for the long run.

 

I even like MPLab-X as an IDE, and hope one day I can do C <-> ASM for AVR directly with it.

At this point, it still requires AVR Studio installed, so there is not much point.

 

I am even starting to get along with PIC-MX-32, but for pure speed XMega still stomps it hard!

 

Brad

I Like to Build Stuff : http://www.AtomicZombie.com

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AtomicZombie wrote:
Both of those part numbers are my absolute favs from the AVR side.
Microchip Thailand was added as the second assembly site for tiny85 in SOP.

No change activity for either XMEGA384; stock levels look good.

 

https://www.microchip.com/mymicrochip/Reports.aspx?type=cpn&filter=ATtiny85

 

 

 

 

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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Ok, thanks clawson, they call it MAPS...

 

https://www.microchip.com/maps/M...

 

Brad

 

I Like to Build Stuff : http://www.AtomicZombie.com

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AtomicZombie wrote:
I still can't find either on the website,
See pictures I have now edited into the above.

 

it's best to just narrow things down by setting things like lower/upper memory bounds (flash, RAM, EEPROM, etc) rather than trying to narrow it down to specific "families" or anything else (as their groupings seem a little "wonky")