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Goal ‘goes green’ with Pb-free 8-bit MCUs
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Montreal, Thursday, – Goal Semiconductor announced today that all of its FLASH 8051-based microcontrollers are now RoHS-compliant. In line with its ‘go green’ initiative, Goal’s VERSA Microcontroller Families of low-cost, drop-in replacements for industry standard MCUs now meet RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) standards.

Available in 44-pin PLCC, 44-pin QFP and 40-pin DIP packages, Goal’s lead-free VERSA MCU families include the VRS1xxx series with 64/128K Flash memory, 1K RAM and In-System/In-Application Programming capabilities; the VRS5xx series with 4/8/16/32/64K Flash and 128/256/1K/4K bytes RAM; the VRS700 with 64K Flash and 4K RAM; and the VRS900 mixed-signal MCU with 8K Flash, 256 bytes RAM, 4-channel, 8-bit ADC and 14 segment LCD driver.

For more product information on Goal’s fully-integrated mixed-signal MCUs, low-cost Flash 8051 MCUs and high voltage DACs, visit

About Goal Semiconductor

Goal is a privately held, fabless semiconductor company that supplies mixed-signal integrated circuits for the embedded data acquisition market. Goal's products are sold worldwide by a highly technical network of manufacturers' representatives and distributors. Founded in 1992, the company is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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Rose-Marie Macinati
Tel: (514) 871-2447, ext. 208
1-800-943-GOAL (4625), ext. 208

Dateline: 06/09/05