I've selected a MCU in a PLCC packing and is desperate need of tips how to use it when prototyping on a breadboard. There is a DIP version of the MCU but it has some limitation due to a lower pin count, which forces me to use the PLCC packaging.


You could use a PLCC to DIP adapter.

Searching google for "PLCC DIP adapter" threw up a few. This kind of thing:


  • \$\begingroup\$ Question, why do it convert the 44 pin plcc to a 40 pin dip ? \$\endgroup\$
    – Z-roar
    Mar 2 '11 at 20:15
  • 1
    \$\begingroup\$ Perhaps there are several power and ground pins \$\endgroup\$ Mar 2 '11 at 21:54

Another option is to solder wires in the pins of the chip. enter image description here


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