ARM: MCB2470 Evaluation Board based on NXP LPC2478 MCU

Version 5
    Buy NowBuy NowDevelopment ToolsTechnical DocumentsVideoFeaturesKit Contents



    Kit Overview


    The ARM7TDMI based MCB2470MCB2470 Evaluation Board allows you to generate and test application programs for the NXP (formerly Philips) LPC24xx microcontroller family. With this hands-on process, you can determine the hardware and software requirements for current and future product development.


    The MCB2470MCB2470 Evaluation Board ships with the LPC2478LPC2478 device that is a superset of several other device variants of the LPC24xx microcontroller series. The MCB2470MCB2470 Board contains all the hardware components required in a single-chip LPC24xx system. The NXP LPC2478LPC2478 is an ARM7TDMI based high-performance 32-bit RISC Microcontroller with Thumb extensions, 512KB on-chip Flash ROM with In-System Programming (ISP) and In-Application Programming (IAP), 98KB RAM, CPU clock up to 72 MHz, On-chip crystal oscillator, On-chip 4MHz RC oscillator, On-chip PLL. Enhanced Vectored Interrupt Controller, Ethernet 10/100 MAC with DMA, External Memory Controller for static and dynamic memories, USB 2.0 Full Speed Device Controller and Host/OTG Controller, CAN 2.0B with two channels, LCD Controller (STN and TFT), General purpose DMA controller, Four UARTs, one with full modem interface, Three I2C serial interfaces, Three SPI/SSP serial interfaces, I2S interface, SD/MMC memory-card interface, 10-bit ADC with 8 channels, 10-bit DAC, Four 32-bit timers with capture/compare, Watchdog Timer, PWM unit for three-phase motor control, Real Time Clock with optional battery backup, Brown-out detect circuit, General purpose I/O pins.


    The MCB2470MCB2470 Evaluation Board also includes a 320x240 TFT LCD QVGA color display module with a built-in touchscreen. The MCB2470 Evaluation Board includes the MDK-ARMMDK-ARM Evaluation Tools. These tools help you get started writing programs and testing the microcontroller and its capabilities. Sample applications that run on the MCB2470 are included.


    Key Applications: Portable electronics applications, Point-of-Sale (POS) applications, Industrial control, Medical systems.

    More Development Kits and Tools
    Other NXP Development KitsNXP Overview
    Development Platforms & Kitselement14 Knode


    Development Tools


    Software Development Tools:


    Tool TypeSupplierMPNSupported   FamilyDescription
    IDEARMKeil   MDK-ARMARM Cortex™-M / Cortex-R4 / ARM7™ / ARM9™The MDK-ARM is a complete software development environment for   Cortex™-M, Cortex-R4, ARM7™ and ARM9™ processor-based   devices. MDK-ARM is specifically designed for microcontroller applications, it is easy   to learn and use, yet powerful enough for the most demanding embedded   applications. Learn More
    RTOSMicriumµC/OS-IILPC21xxµC/OS-II, the Real-Time Kernel, is a portable, ROMable, scalable,   preemptive, real-time deterministic multitasking kernel for microprocessors,   microcontrollers and DSPs. Offering unprecedented ease-of-use, µC/OS-II is   delivered with complete source code and in-depth documentation. Learn   More
    RTOSMicriumµC/OS-IIILPC21xxμC/OS-III is Micrium’s newest RTOS, designed for developers who   need to save time on their current and next embedded sytem projects. Using a   commercial real-time kernel such as μC/OS-III provides a solid foundation and   framework to the design engineer dealing with the growing complexity of   embedded designs. Learn More
    RTOSSeggerembOSARM Cortex™-M / Cortex™-A / ARM7™ / ARM9™embOS is a priority-controlled real time operating system, designed to be   used as foundation for the development of embedded real-time applications. It is a   zero interrupt latency, high-performance RTOS that has been optimized for   minimum memory consumption in both RAM and ROM, as well as high speed and   versatility.  Learn More


    Hardware Development Tools:


    Tool   TypeSupplierMPNSupported   FamilyDescription
    Emulator / Debugger / ProgrammerARMULINK2ULINK2ARM Cortex™-M / ARM7™ / ARM9™ULINK2 Debug Adapter
    Emulator / Debugger / ProgrammerARMULINKProULINKProARM Cortex™-M / ARM7™ / ARM9™ULINKpro Debug and Trace Unit
    EmulatorSeggerJ-LinkJ-LinkARM Cortex™-M / Cortex™-A / ARM7™ / ARM9™JTAG/SWD Emulator with USB interface
    ProgrammerSeggerFlasher ARMFlasher ARMARM Cortex™-M / Cortex™-A / ARM7™ / ARM9™Flash Programmer for ARM and Cortex cores


    Back to top


    Technical Documents


    Learning Center
    User ManualNXP: LPC24XX User manual
    DatasheetNXP: LPC2470 Datasheet
    Application NoteARM: Application Note 161 - Interface and Simulation of an LCD Text Display
    Application NoteARM: Application Note 198 - Using the uVision Socket Interface
    Application NoteARM: Application Note 147 - CAN Simulation in µVision2
    Application NoteNXP: AN10778 - Application Note on PCB Layout Guidelines for NXP MCUs in BGA Packages ,V2


    Design Elements
    SchematicsARM: LPC24xx QVGA Base Board Schematics
    SchematicsARM: LPC24xx OEM Board Schematics

    Back to top





    Back to top


    Kit Features



    • LPC2478LPC2478 ARM7TDMI processor-based MCU
    • On-Chip Memory: 512KB Flash & 96KB RAM
    • External Memory: 128MB NAND Flash, 4MB NOR Flash, & 32MB SDRAM
    • Color QVGA LCD with Touchscreen
    • 10/100 Ethernet Port
    • USB 2.0 Full Speed - USB, USB-OTG, USB Host, & UART via USB
    • Serial Port and CAN Interface
    • SD/MMC Card Interface
    • 5-position Joystick and 3-axis accelerometer
    • Analog Voltage Control for ADC Input
    • Amplifier and Speaker
    • JTAG interface and ETM Trace port (provision for a Mictor-38 connector)






    Back to top

    Kit Contents


    • MCB2470MCB2470 Evaluation Board
    • QVGA LCD and Touch Screen
    • MCB2470 Quick Start Guide
    • MDK-ARMMDK-ARM Evaluation Tools

    Back to top