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difference between microprocessor and microcontroller? Answered


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steveastrouk

8 years ago

A microcontroller is complete, and includes memory and various integrated peripherals, perhaps an ADC and or a DAC, timers, counters etc. A microprocessor provides computing power, but generally lacks on-board peripherals, and contains little or no memory, except cache.

Steve

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AndyGadgetsteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

+1

DAC = Digital to analogue converter.  ADC = Analogue to digital converter.

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achraf52AndyGadget

Answer 6 years ago

As I think new processors have those units .

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steveastroukachraf52

Answer 6 years ago

DEPENDS. Microcontrollers, yes, microprocessors, NO.

Steve