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Re: Feb 19 - Day 2 - Selecting an 8-bit Microcontroller
BillGiovino   2/19/2013 3:03:43 PM
Are there any low power considerations I have to take in terms of 8 bit microcontroller? I have been using a TI MSP430 and they give options of putting off parts of RAM not in use etc. Do all the 8 bit microcontrollers have similar features?

There are some devices that will dynamically turn on and off RAM to conserve power, because RAM is power hungry. That is extremyl valuable. I know that the MSP430 is the best at doing that, I believe they did it first and one of the  reasons whhy the MSP430 is one of the most popular microcontrolelr architectures. Digi-Key has all the MSP430 flavors.

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