Unlike RAM, Flash it's a non-volatile type of memory, which means that it saves data even when electrical current is removed from it. Why are we telling you this?
Well, our new click board™ has 64 Mbit of Flash memory, ready for all your projects and applications.
SQI FLASH click
SQI FLASH click carries a 64 Mbit Serial Quad I/O flash device from Microchip. It joins the ranks of our storage click boards™ proudly. High performance and reliability, make the SQI FLASH click an excellent choice for network appliances, DSL and cable modems, automotive and other applications where high-speed reliable data storage is needed. The onboard chip operates at 104 MHz, which allows high data speeds.
Memory, the moon landing, and the Beatles
In 1969 Intel produced a 1 KB RAM chip. It was the biggest one anyone has seen up to that date. That was also the year the Beatles had their last public performance. Furthermore, it was the year of the Apollo 11 moon landing. And do you know what sort of memory they had on the Apollo Guidance Computer? It approximately had 64Kbyte of memory. That is over one thousand times smaller amount of memory than our
For more information about the SQI FLASH click, visit the product page. To find out more about Flash memory, read our Learn article in which we tried to explain how that type of memory works and why it's a good solution for the embedded world.