In this post, we will understand the difference between microprocessor and microcontroller −
It can be understood as the heart of the computer system.
It is a processor where the memory and I/O component are connected externally.
The circuit is complex due to external connection.
It can’t be used in compact system.
It is not efficient.
It has less number of registers.
Most of the operations are based on memory.
It has a zero status flag.
It is generally used in personal computers.
It can be understood as the heart of the embedded system.
It is a controlling device wherein the memory and I/O output component are present internally.
It is present on chip memory.
The memory and I/O components are available.
The circuit is less complex.
It doesn’t have a zero status flag.
It can be used with a compact system.
It is efficient.
It is generally used in washing machines, and air conditioners.