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Freescale & Intel Processors Reintroduced by Rochester

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Rochester Electronics, a fully-authorized manufacturer and distributor of semiconductors, will launch 2015 with the re-introduction of many popular processors from Freescale and Intel.

Available now is the Freescale 68020 processor. The full military version of the 68020 will be in production the first quarter of 2015. The 68020 processor was sampled in 2014 and will ramp up production in the first quarter of 2015. Plans are in the works for the rest of the 8-bit NMOS family of products featuring the 6821, 6840, and 6850 in addition to the 6809. Anyone who is interested in these should contact their Rochester representative.

“In addition to these products, the 68HC000 family and the 68882 are also in development. Many Freescale microcontrollers, such as the 68HC05 and 68HC11, are scheduled for development in 2015,” said Paul Gerrish, President at Rochester Electronics. “Intel products such as the 80C186EA, EB, EC, XL, and the 80C188EA, EB, EC and XL are all into fabrication now. The EB is currently ready for qualification. Also in the development pipeline for 2015 are the Intel 8X196KB, KC, and KD microcontrollers.”

Look for all these processors, microcontrollers and more, to be offered throughout 2015.

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