PIC vs Arduino?

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Thu Aug 18 17:25:07 MDT 2011

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 04:44:42PM -0600, Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> 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.  :)

The Arduino is based on Atmel chips.  If you have specific reliability
requirements, you can work with Atmel to get the right product for your
needs.  So you can use the Arduino for prototyping and then build a more
robust system later on.

Andrew McNabb
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