Mouser Stocks Microchip Low-Power Wireless Modules

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the  MRF24WN0MA and MRF24WN0MB wireless modules from Microchip. The low-power, 2.4 GHz, IEEE 802.11b/g/n-compliant transceiver modules interface with Microchip PIC32 microcontrollers and are supported by Microchip’s MPLAB® Harmony integrated software framework with…

Electronics Ranks High in Conflict Minerals Compliance

In a very short period of time the electronics industry has moved from grudging acceptance of the so-called U.S. “conflict minerals” rule to a leadership position in compliance, research concludes. Moreover, companies that have embraced the measure to boycott materials mined in certain regions of the world are driving positive change throughout the supply chain.…

Microchip Wireless Module Passes LoRa Alliance Certification

Microchip Technology Inc., (NASDAQ: MCHP) a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced that its RN2483 LoRa® module is the world’s first to pass the LoRa Alliance’s LoRaWAN™ Certification Program. The RN2483 module was independently tested by Espotel’s accredited test laboratory to meet the functional requirements of the latest LoRaWAN 1.0 protocol specification, for operation in the 868 MHz license-free…

Mouser Stocks Microchip MCP9600 Thermocouple IC

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MCP9600 thermocouple EMF to temperature converter from Microchip Technology. The MCP9600 is the first thermocouple-conditioning integrated circuit to combine precision instrumentation, a precision temperature sensor and a precision, high-resolution analog-to-digital converter (ADC), in addition to a math engine preprogrammed with the firmware to support a broad range of…

Electronics Companies Rank Higher for Conflict Minerals Compliance

Electronics companies scored higher than other industries in a ranking of 1,267 publicly-traded companies that filed a Conflict Mineral Disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for 2014. The top 100 ranking, conducted by Tulane University and sponsored by consulting firm Assent Compliance, were based on two key areas – compliance with the U.S.…

Microchip Doubles Flash Memory on Low-Power MCUs

Chandler, Ariz. – Microchip Technology Inc. announced the expansion of its eXtreme Low Power (XLP) PIC microcontroller (MCU) portfolio. The latest family of eXtreme Low Power PIC MCUs offers double the flash memory and adds new security options. Key features of the new PIC24F  “GB4” family include an integrated hardware crypto engine with both one-time-programmable (OTP) and Key…

Microchip Revises Fiscal Q2 Forecast

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today narrowed the range and  increased the mid-point of its prior guidance for net sales and earnings per share for its fiscal second quarter of fiscal 2016 ending September 30, 2015. Microchip’s core business is tracking towards our original guidance…