It is vital for designers of embedded control products to select the most suitable controller and companion devices. Embedded control products are found in all market segments: consumer, PC peripherals, telecommunications, automotive and industrial. Most embedded control products must meet special requirements: cost effectiveness, low-power, small-footprint and a high level of system integration. This guide introduces Microchip’s extensive family of Programmable Gain Amplifiers (PGAs), Operational Amplifiers and Comparators.