Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Extreme Environment Microcontroller operates up to 175°C.

Press Release Summary:

May 13, 2014 - Supplied in 48-pin ceramic DIP, TK68HC811E2 offers optimized screening for extended data retention and can be used in demanding applications. Features include 68HC11 CPU; power saving Stop and Wait modes; 512 bytes on-chip RAM with data retained during standby; and 2,048 bytes EEPROM. Along with asynchronous NRZ communications interface and synchronous SPI, features include 8-channel 8-bit ADC, 16-bit timer system, 8-bit pulse accumulator, 38 GPIO pins, and real-time interrupt circuit.

Original Press Release

Tekmos Introduces the TK68HC811E2 rated at 175C' for Extreme Environments

Press release date: May 02, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas – Tekmos, Inc., a leader in legacy device replacements to extend product life of microcontrollers, ASICs, Standard Products and FPGAs, has introduced the TK68HC811E2, with an operating temperature rating up to 175 degrees C.  Tekmos  president, Lynn Reed, says "this high temperature microprocessor is our first of a series of hot chips" and will be featured at the upcoming International Conference and Exhibition on High Temperature Electronics (HiTEC) May 13-15, 2014 inAlbuquerque, NM where Tekmos is a sponsor.

The forum gives attendees opportunities for presenting leading high temperature electronics research results and application requirements. Reed will also present The Effects of Repeated Refresh Cycles on the Oxide Integrity of EEPROM Memories at High Temperature.

The TK68HC811E2 is used in the oil and gas industry and for some military applications. Reed commented that the TK68HC811E2 device is rated to more than 70 degrees higher than most microprocessors used in industry today. The TK68HC811E2 is available for sample and production requirements and is offered in a 48 pin ceramic package.

Tekmos offers a sustainable advantage to its customers in the oil and gas drilling industry. The TK68HC811E2 has been developed using special high temperature processes to meet the needs of the oil & gas, aerospace, automotive and industrial markets. While designed for ASIC and Mixed Signal Products, any of the Tekmos microcontrollers or standard products can be made available using these processes.

Availability: The TK68HC811E2 is available now.

About Tekmos

Tekmos is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in sustainable solutions in the development and manufacturing of "Drop in Replacements" of Microcontrollers, ASICs, Standard Parts and FPGAs. The company has significant expertise in transforming devices made in older CMOS processes to newer processes while maintaining true compatibility to the original device in the customer's application. Tekmos offers many versions of microprocessors to replace discontinued devices, including the recently discontinued Intel 8031/8051 products, NXP P89C668 and twenty versions of the Freescale 68HC05 and 68HC11 microcontroller line. The engineers at Tekmos have completed thousands of successful projects worldwide.

CONTACT Information: 
Bob Abrams
4120 Commercial Center Drive
Suite 400
Austin, TX 787443
Phone: (512) 342-9871
Fax: (512) 342-9873

SOURCE  Tekmos, Inc.

Tekmos, Inc.

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