Premier Farnell shipping NXP LPCXpresso Board for LPC54608

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Premier Farnell, The Development Distributor, is now shipping the NXP LPCXpresso Board for LPC54608.

The board is comprised of a target LPC54608 device with an on-board CMSIS-DAP / SEGGER J-Link compatible debug probe. The on-board probe is compatible with MCUXpresso IDE and other leading tool chains such as those from Keil and IAR. The board is also equipped with a standard 10-pin header enabling the use of 3rd party debug probes. In addition to standard LPCXpresso V3 features, this board includes a complete set of peripheral interfaces to enable developers to fully explore the capabilities of LPC5460x devices.

The LPCXpresso54608 is equipped with a 272 x 480 colour LCD with capacitive touch screen as well as three user LEDs, plus Reset, ISP (3) and user buttons. It also has an on-board high-speed USB Link2 debug probe with CMSIS-DAP and SEGGER J-Link protocol options, UART and SPI port bridging from LPC546xx target to USB via the on-board debug probe, and support for an external debug probe.

There are multiple expansion options, including Arduino UNO and PMod, and it has built-in power consumption measurement for target LPC546xx MCU. This board also features a 128Mb Micron MT25QL128 Quad-SPI flash along with an 8MB Micron MT48LC8M16A2B4 SDRAM. A Knowles SPH0641LM4H digital microphone, a full size SD/MMC card slot, an NXP MMA8652FCR1 accelerometer are also included. Finally, there is stereo audio codec with line in/out, high and full speed USB ports with micro A/B connector for host or device functionality, and 10/100Mbps Ethernet (RJ45 connector).

The LPCXpresso Board for LPC54608 is available from Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 in APAC. Please visit the element14 Community for more information on the LPCXpresso Board for LPC54608.


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