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CPU (Central Processing Unit)

the brain of a COMPUTER which stores and processes data.
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The Signal Analysis PICtail Daughter Board is an add-on board to the popular and low-cost PICkit 1 Flash Starter kit that contains the 14-pin PIC16F684 8-bit Flash microcontroller and 16 Kbytes of serial EEPROM memory.
The PIC10F 8-bit Flash microcontroller family debuts with four members (PIC10F200, PIC10F202, PIC10F204 and PIC10F206) that offer 256 to 512 instructions (x12-bit program words) of Flash program memory and 16 bytes to 24 bytes of data RAM memory.
Jacko Wilbrink, Atmel's Marketing Manager for ARM-based products, added, "The IAR Embedded Workbench for Atmel's ARM microcontrollers means that IAR now supports our entire range of microcontroller products, from the low-cost TinyAVR to the high-performance ARM9 core-based AT91RM9200.
In addition to its high operating frequency, the V850E/MA3 microcontroller achieves its high performance by providing up to 512 kilobytes (KB) of on-chip ROM and 32 KB of on-chip random access memory (RAM).