PIC vs Arduino?

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Thu Aug 18 16:44:42 MDT 2011

On 18 Aug 2011, at 12:59, S. Dale Morrey wrote:

> Doing more homework it does seem like the arduino is a bit easier to
> program since it uses C or at least a very C like language.  But how
> about reliability?  This is going to be a process control application,
> if it fails it could have serious repurcussions for very expensive
> equipment..

As I understand it, the Arduino is only a prototyping tool.  I do not think they provide any warranty for it, let alone in a production environment.  I have not read anything about them being unreliable though.  Your mileage may vary, of course.  :)

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