Low cost, low pin count microcontroller

Renesas Technology Europe has announced the R8C/2J microcontroller, the latest device addition to the R8C/Tiny series of microcontrollers.
This low pin count device is based on the existing R8C/Tiny series, which has a 16-bit CPU core and 8-bit bus. Compared to the existing range of R8C products, this new R8C/2J device features a reduced set of peripheral functions and offers the flash memory options of two or four KB.
The device also includes a single channel UART, an 8-bit multifunction timer with two 8-bit prescalers and a 16-bit input capture/output compare timer