- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 1/2011 on page 43
Under Scrutiny: the Xmega Board
E-Labs Inside section
No wonder the microcontroller community reacted with enthusiasm when Atmel announced in spring 2008 that it was planning to expand its 8-bit range with the ATxmega controller. Outstanding new features included significantly improved processing performance of up to 32 MIPS at 32 MHz as well as an Event System (enabling peripheral events to trigger external circuitry functions without involving the CPU).