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What are the cheapest microcontrollers available?

This would be in volumes over 1000, though hobbyist availability would be nice.

I'm looking for the cheapest of all microcontrollers – my requirements are minimal, 1 IO pin, any supply voltage, single chip.

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Best Answer

Given your modest requirements. the pic10f200 is worth a look.

Flash: 256B
RAM: 16 B
Package: SOT23-6
Price@1: $0.41
Price@1k: $0.32
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