'Re: Code Portablilty ?'
| Andy's got that one right. At high volume, even a few cents per part
adds up to a lot of money. The company for which I work uses from
Microchip mostly 16C54's and 16C57's.
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Subject: Re: Code Portablilty ?
Author: Andy Kunz <FAST.NET> at Internet montana
Date: 2/23/97 4:53 PM
>Personally I belive the 16C54 series is obsolete. Anything you want to do
>with one of those parts is probably better served using either a 16C62X
>or a 16C55X part.
Nothing is obsolete until it is no longer needed.
>So my advise is not to take a step backwards to the 16C5X series. While they
>are great when you have simple tasks and need really inexpensive parts in
>volume, their limitations both in architecture and programming makes them
>unsuitable for hobby development.
Fortunately, Microchip tolerates the hobbyists, but puts its money where the
real market is - volume.
Andy Kunz - Montana Design - 409 S 6th St - Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
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