I hate when this happens. 🙂

The Parallax SX microcontroller line has reached production EOL. The owner of the SX design
( has given Parallax final notice that we are to place a lifetime buy of wafers. We
recognize this announcement will be difficult for customers who have designed the SX into their products.
We share your disappointment.

About the author


Amateur Electronics Design Engineer and Hacker

One Comment

  • So the question is, do I

    1> Do nothing. I have a couple spares in case something shit the bed.
    2> Switch to another uC?
    3> Switch to a soft uC like Picoblaze and run it on fpga?
    4> Switch to a soft MP like Microblaze and run it on fpga?

    There are pros and cons to each of the solutions.