MICROCHIP PIC18F2550-I/SP 8 Bit Microcontroller, Flash, 48 MHz, 32 KB, 2 KB, 28 Pins, NDIP
Processor: high performance microcontroller, multifunction PIC18F2550-I/SP of 48 Mhz, 28 pin DIP package from Microchip.
Architecture: Harvard architecture 16-bit code memory, separated from the data memory (8 bits). Pipeline processing.
Technology: RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) with 75 instructions.
USB Port: v.2.0, USB transceiver integrated to microcontroller. Speed 12 Mb/s.
Memory: 16K locations FLASH 16-bit (or 32 Kbytes), 2 Kb locations (8 bits) of RAM, 256 locations (8 bits) of EEPROM.
FLASH memory self-programming: through USB port, with resident bootloader firmware.
Digital Ports: 5-bit port, Port B; 8-bit, 8-bit port C; A total of 21 bits programmable as inputs or outputs.
Output Capacity: each output bit can sink or source up to 25 milliamps.
Serial Ports: Asyncronous serial USART. Synchronous Serial Port SSP with 2 modes: SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface, Master/Slave modes) and I2C (Integrated, Integrated Circuit, Slave Mode)
Timers: 4 16-bit timers. A PWM generator.
A/D converter: 10 channels with 10 bit resolution each.
Special functions: power-on reset, brown out reset, power up timer, watch dog, code protection, sleep.