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Small Size, Low Pins Count Microcontrollers

Small Size, Low Pins Count Microcontrollers

Microcontroller with pin count from 6 to 20 pins. Depending on your application, a crystal oscillator may not be necessary to save space and cost.

Micro-controller Package/ Pin no. Volt Range !MCLR
(input)
Vdd
(+)
Vss
(-)
PGD PGC TX1 RX1 Comment
  6 pins                  
PIC10F200 pdf SOT23/6 2-5.5V 6 5 2 1 3 low cost
PIC10F322 pdf SOT23/6 1.8-5.5V 6 5 2 1 3 powerful
  8 pins                  
PIC12F508 pdf SOIC/8 2-5.5V 4 1 8 7 6 low cost
PIC12HV615 pdf SOIC/8 2-15V  4 1 8 7 6 wide voltage range 2-15Vdc
PIC12F1822 pdf SOIC/8 1.8-5.5V 4 1 8 7 6 7 6 consider using PIC16F18313 
PIC12F1840 pdf SOIC/8 1.8-5.5V 4 1 8 7 6 7 6 consider using PIC16F18313
PIC12F1840 has more program memory (7KB), 50% more expensive, same speed.
PIC16F18313 pdf SOIC/8 1.8-5.5V 4 1 8 7 6 6  ***new
Same series as PIC16F18325
  14 pins                  
PIC16F18323 pdf
PIC16F18324 pdf
PIC16F18325 pdf
PIC16F18326 pdf
TSSOP/14
SOIC/14
1.8-5.5V 4 1 14 13 12 13 12 ***new
– EEPROM
Same series as PIC16F18345
  20 pins                  
PIC16F18344 pdf
PIC16F18345 pdf
PIC16F18346 pdf
SSOP/20 1.8-5.5V 4 1 20 19 18 19 18 ***new
Same series as PIC16F18325

Avoid Using

  • PIC16F1825 (14 pins)
  • PIC24F08KL200 (14 pins)
  • PIC24F04KA200 (14 pins)
  • dsPIC30F3012 (18 pins)

ICSP pin out

  • Pin 1: !MCLR
  • Pin 2: Vdd (3.3V or 5V, depends on the device)
  • Pin 3: Vss (ground)
  • Pin 4: PGD (data line)
  • Pin 5: PGC (clocking line)
  • Pin 6: unused

 

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