Microchip Technology Debuts nanoWatt XLP™ Microcontrollers With World’s Lowest Sleep Current

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http://eecatalog.com – eXtreme Low Power Technology Provides as Low as 20 nA Sleep Currents in New 8- and 16-bit PIC® Microcontrollers, Also Announced Today CHANDLER, Ariz., April 23, 2009 [NASDAQ:  MCHP] - Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced its next-generation low-power PIC® microcontroller (MCU) families with nanoWatt XLPTM eXtreme Low Power Technology for sleep currents as low as 20 nA.  These three new 8- and 16-bit MCU families join three other recent 8-bit families that are all part of Microchip's nanoWatt XLP portfolio, provid... (Embedded)