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Win a dev board for 8-bit PIC MCUs

16 May 2018 News

Dataweek readers have a chance to win a Microchip Curiosity HPC development board (DM164136) – the perfect platform to harness the power of modern 8-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCU). Its layout and external connections offer unparalleled access to the core independent peripherals (CIPs) available on many newer 8-bit PIC MCUs. These CIPs enable the user to integrate various system functions onto a single MCU, simplifying the design and keeping system power consumption and BOM cost low.

This board provides flexibility for experimentation through an application header with ground and supply voltage connections. It also includes a set of indication LEDs, pushbutton switches and a variable potentiometer. Additionally, it features two mikroBUS headers to accommodate a variety of plug-in Click boards that can be used in application development.

All connections to the mikroBUS headers, LEDs, switches and potentiometer are labelled with the microcontroller port name for ease of programming. The full pin breakout of the microcontroller is provided to expand the flexibility of the Curiosity HPC development board.

Curiosity HPC is fully compatible with MPLAB Code Configurator and MPLAB X v3.05 or later. The board accommodates 40-pin and 28-pin 8-bit microcontrollers.

For your chance to win a Microchip Curiosity HPC Development Board, visit http://page.microchip.com/Dataweek-HPC.html and enter your details in the online entry form.





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