By inserting the Starter Kit into the MEB a powerful development tool is created with extra functionality provided by a PICTail socket that offers access to additional I/O. A free-to-download version of Microchip’s MPLAB PIC32 C compiler provides code development support.
Ethernet-based projects will be up and running in no time using the combination of PIC32 Ethernet Starter Kit and Microchip’s free TCP/IP software. Among its many features, the PIC32 has an available CAN 2.0b peripheral and USB host/device/OTG, while the Ethernet Starter Kit offers a form factor and expansion connector that is compatible with other PIC32 starter kits. The board comes with a 3.2 colour TFT touch-screen QVGA display, onboard FCC certified WiFi module, 24-bit stereo audio code, three-axis accelerometer, joystick and MicroSD memory card slot.
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