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Alcor Micro Controller Close Up

Here's a close-up of two of the Alcor Micro AU9254A21 chips. The single integrated USB controllers include a proprietary processor, run at 12MHz and use a 28-pin shrink small-outline microchip package.

About Erik Eckel

Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...