About This Site

This site was developed and is maintained by the engineers of the Microchip Technology Technical Training Group, with contributions from engineers throughout the company. While this is an official Microchip site, it is operated independently from the main corporate site.

The audacious goal of this site is to answer all the common questions about our products that don't require interaction with an Applications Engineer. Due to the size of our product line and the limited but growing number of people contributing content, we don't have all the answers yet. However, we will strive to continuously add content that will help you shorten the learning curve, reduce costs, reduce risk, and get your designs to market faster.

Areas to Explore


This section contains lists of self-paced training modules.

Development Tools

This section contains documentation, tutorials, tips, and tricks for using our hardware and software development tools.


This section contains information and tutorials on how to use Microchip products by function (e.g. USB, Power Supplies, etc.).


This section contains full projects, much like traditional application notes.


This section contains information and tutorials about Microchip products that are central to their use regardless of their end function/application, such as microcontroller architecture, peripherals, and so on.


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