32-bits is the new 8-bits.
don't move the goalposts
Maybe there's an opening there for a bright young lad, a 32-bitter with IO buffers on a DIP carrier.
Well the Teensy 3.0 is already half that requirement. It's built as a 28 pin .6" wide DIP module, just add header pins and you have a DIP plug in device. But any IO buffering required will have to be done on the board it mounts into
Well the Teensy 3.0 is already half that requirement.
its the programming that worries me....
I am just getting to know 8 bit Arduino Rob, don't move the goalposts unless it works with the only IDE I know a little of :-)
Agreed, one day you just won't be able to buy the simpler more robust chips ...
... you can no longer buy a simple car without any computer crap in it.
I've seen 32-bit processors for as little as $1.10 and $1.50 is common, whereas the Mega328 as used in the standard Arduinos is ~$3.
I now have a modern 4x4 and in many ways wish I'd never bought it. They are very reliable there's no doubt about that, but if it breaks in the bush I'll probably have to leave it there.