Re: Which One is the Most Reliable Microcontroller?
10/31/2011 5:19 AM
inside LOGIC and looking for performance reliability comparison.
I am not aware that the statistics you seek have ever been seriously tested for, or published. Who would do so, and to what end ? All manufacturers would run the risk of coming in 2nd (very bad for sales).
As it stands, their sales teams trumpet superiority on differing characteristics, with prospective customers remaining baffled. An example of this is the international debate around communication protocols...surely the world should have standardised ?
The prime example is in the motor industry...if all cars were equal, there would be no competition...therefore, pay what you can afford, and just maybe, you won't be too dissappointed.
One sees with many electronics-based goods, that the MTBF figures are published.
I believe that these are theoretical estimates based on much shorter test periods. What businessman, in a very competitive and fast-changing environment, would spend time and money developing a product, and then test it for 25000 hours (3yrs) to get the MTBF figures ?
What businessman, in a very competitive and fast-changing environment, would spend time and money developing a product, that is so reliable that once sold, never has to be replaced ?