8-bit MCU

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8-bit MCU

(8-bit MicroController Unit) A microcontroller that has an 8-bit CPU. Billions of 8-bit MCUs are used in myriad products. See microcontroller and 8-bit computing.
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After the 4004, Intel went on to release the 8008 CPU, the world's first single-chip 8-bit CPU. Both marked a first for Intel and were succeeded by the Intel 4040 and the Intel 8080.