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Why does it printed as UPD when an official product isμPD?

Latest Updated:11/01/2005

Question:

Why a product name is printed as "UPD***" on the label of a packaging box, while the official name is "μPD***"?

Answer:

μPD of μPD*** is a registered trademark of Renesas Electronics (Note).
μ is used in official documents such as Data Sheets. In general documents that are created uisng the IT system, however, U is used instead because the keyboard of a PC does not have μ.

(Note) μPA, μPB, μPC, and μPD are registered trademarks of Renesas Electronics.

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