End-of-life support

Freescale has licensed Rochester Electronics to provide a continuing manufacturing solution for its MC68040 32bit microprocessor product family. The agreement between Freescale and Rochester provides customers of the legacy MPUs with access to a secure and reliable source of parts for continued product supply after Freescale announced the discontinuation of the devices.

  • End-of-life support for Freescale MC68040 MPUs

    Freescale has licensed Rochester Electronics to provide a continuing manufacturing solution for its MC68040 32bit microprocessor product family. The agreement between Freescale and Rochester provides customers of the legacy MPUs with access to a secure and ... Read More
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