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Offline K-80Topic starter

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How do i identify a microcontroller
« on: January 09, 2009, 07:20:21 PM »
I just want to know how to tell a microcontroller from anything else? Also if it is possible to identify what brand or type it is? Thank You Very Much!

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Re: How do i identify a microcontroller
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2009, 02:00:25 AM »
It doesn't matter what part you want to identify, get the numbers off it and type them into google.
The results will normally tell you.
As for manufacturer, some print their name/logo and some use a number, some chips i have used in the past didn't have anything for the manufacturers code, just a date code.
Physically a microcontroller doesn't look any different to a lot of other chips.

May i suggest in future changing the colour of your text, although I have 20/20 vision my wife does not and couldn't read your post. Black works for most, if you don't like black may i suggest a darker colour.
The question that drives me hazy:

Am I, or the others crazy?

 


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