Intel's 8XC196 family re-introduced by Rochester Electronics

NEWBURYPORT, MA. Rochester Electronics officials announced that the company is now a fully-authorized continuing source for the Intel 8XC196 Family of microcontrollers. These MCUs, introduced in 1982 as the Intel MCS-96 family, are most commonly used in modem, motor control, printer, and pattern recognition applications within embedded systems.

In 2007 discontinued this family of , then acquired the intellectual property of these devices to continue supporting IntelÂ’'s customer base for this specific product line. Through its Extension-of-Life programs, Rochester Electronics currently offers this family in a variety of packages, temperature ranges, and speeds, including military versions for the 80C196KB, 87C196KC and KD.

Tested to OSM standards, all devices manufactured by Rochester Electronics are replications of the original semiconductor devices, featuring the exact form, fit, and function.

For a complete listing of available Intel 8XC196 devices in inventory from Rochester Electronics, visit

For more information about Rochester Electronics, visit, or contact Rochester Electronics at 16 Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950, by calling 978-462-9332; by fax at 978-462-9512; or e-mail

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