- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 5/2008 on page 74
An SPI-networked Microcontroller
A little over a year ago Microchip  launched the first Ethernet controller with SPI connectivity — and just 28 pins. With the ENC28J60 available also in a solder-friendly DIP version, this makes embedding a microcontroller in a local network particularly simple and attractive.