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    • PICDEM 2 Plus Demonstration Board
    • PICDEM 2 Plus Demonstration Board

    Overview

    The PICDEM 2 Plus Demonstration Board is a simple board that demonstrates the capabilities of Microchip’s 8-bit, 18-, 28- and 40-pin PIC16FXXX, PIC16F1XXX, and PIC18 devices.

    The PICDEM 2 Plus Demonstration Board can be used stand-alone with a programmed part, with an in-circuit emulator (for example, MPLAB® REAL ICE™) or with an in-circuit programmer/debugger (such as MPLAB® ICD 3 or PICkit™ 3). Sample programs are provided to demonstrate the unique features of the supported devices.

    Features

    • Demonstration program displaying a real time clock, ambient temperature and much more
    • A demonstration program loaded on the installed PIC16F1937 (40-pin) MCU
    • Sample kit with PIC16F1827 (18-pin), PIC16F1936 (28-pin) and PIC18F46K22 (40-pin) MCUs
    • Source code for all programs
    • Generous prototyping area

    Hardware Features:

    • 18-, 28- and 40-pin DIP sockets (although three sockets are provided, only one device may be used at a time)
    • On-board, 5V regulator for direct input from 9V, 100 mA AC/DC wall adapter or 9V battery, or hooks for a 5V, 100 mA regulated DC supply
    • RS-232 socket and associated hardware for direct connection to an RS-232 interface
    • Programmer/debugger connectivity supporting MPLAB ICD 3, MPLAB REAL ICE and PICkit 3
    • PICkit Serial Connector for analysis of serial communications peripherals such as SPI or I2C™
    • 5 kΩ pot for devices with analog inputs
    • Three push button switches for external stimulus and Reset
    • Power-on indicator LED
    • Four LEDs connected to PORTB
    • On-board external oscillators including:
      • Unpopulated DIP socket for canned crystal oscillator (Y2)
      • RC oscillator circuit (R4, C3)
      • Unpopulated holes for crystal connection (Y1)
      • 32.768 kHz crystal for Timer1 clock operation (Y3)
    • 32K x 8 Serial EEPROM
    • LCD display
    • Piezo buzzer
    • Prototype area for user hardware
    • Expansion Header for PICtail daughter card connectivity or user access to MCU pins
    • Microchip TC74 thermal sensor

    Ships With

    • PICDEM 2 Plus Demonstration Board
    • Sample devices (pre-loaded with program demonstration)

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