Embedded Systems/External ICs

Integrated Circuits (IC) frequently have very similar operating characteristics to microcontrollers. It is often possible to connect different pins directly to each other without resistors to control the current flow, because the ICs will not draw much current.

When an embedded application calls for greater capability, a microcontrollers may be connected to external sensors, memory and other devices through a data bus.


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