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Development tools and evaluation boards provide an easy way to demonstrate various peripheral functionality and learn about an unfamiliar microcontroller product without manufacturing a custom PCB. This section provides a quick reference to these tools based on the vendor of the product.


Development Tools / Evaluation Kits - Microchip Technology

  • PIC12 (8-Bit)
  • PIC16 (8-Bit)
  • PIC18 (8-Bit)
  • PIC24F (16-Bit)
  • PIC24H (16-Bit)
  • dsPIC30 (16-Bit)
  • dsPIC33 (16-Bit)
  • PIC32 (32-Bit)
PIC12 (8-Bit)

View all Development Kits for PIC12 8-Bit MCUs

DV164132

Microchip DV164132The DV164132 F1 Evaluation Platform from Microchip Technology is a development tool for enhanced mid-range PIC MCUs (PIC12F1xxx/PIC16F1xxx).  This tool demonstrates the capabilities and low power enhancements of these PIC MCUs.  Additionally, this package includes a PICkit3 for quick programming.  The evaluation board allows designers to develop with a prototyping area, LCD control, system current monitoring, temperature sensing, Real-Time-Clock, LED drive, button control and BLDC motor control.

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PIC16 (8-Bit)

View all Development Kits for PIC16 8-Bit MCUs

DM164123

Microchip DM164123

The DM164123 PICDEM™ System Management Kit is a demonstration and training tool for system integration and the design of a variety of applications.  Key features of this kit include:  emulation of 24LC02 Serial EEPROM, emulation of I²C real-time clock, I²C thermal management control using MCP9700 temperature sensor, control of 2, 3 and 4-wire fans (3-wire fan supplied), +3V lithium battery, Microchip's MPLAB® IDE, and HI-TECH PICC™ LITE C Compiler.


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PIC18 (8-Bit)

View all Development Kits for PIC18 8-Bit MCUs

DM180021

Microchip DM180021

The DM180021 PIC18 Starter Kit from Microchip Technology functions as a USB mouse, joystick or mass storage device all using the on-board capacitive touch sense pads.  It includes a MicroSD™ memory card, potentiometer, acceleration sensor and OLED display.  This kit also includes an on-board debugger and programming, and USB power, the starter kit is a low-cost way to get stated with the PIC18 family.


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PIC24F (16-Bit)

View all Development Kits for PIC24F 16-Bit MCUs

DM240011

Microchip DM240011The DM240011 PIC24F Starter Kit from Microchip Technology contains everything a designer needs to begin exploring the performance and versatility of the PIC24F MCU family.  This kit contains an integrated in-circuit debugger and programmer, USB device and host connectors, tri color LED, capacitive touch pad and an OLED display.  The menu driven demonstration software supports data logging, thumb drive and graphics applications to test the PIC24F MCU.

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PIC24H (16-Bit)

View all Development Kits for PIC24H 16-Bit MCUs

DM240021

Microchip DM240021The DM240021 PIC24H MPLAB Starter Kit from Microchip Technology is a complete hardware and software kit for exploring the PIC24H MCU family for multi-tasking needs.  This board is USB powered with integrated debugger/programmer.  Also included is a PIC24HJ128GP504 MCU, tri-axial analog accelerometer, 128x64 OLED display and an on board speaker.  Software included with this kit includes the MPLAB IDE with full editor, programmer and debugger, MPLAB C Compiler, code examples and user's guide.

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dsPIC30 (16-Bit)

View all Development Kits for dsPIC30 16-Bit MCUs

DM300018

Microchip DM300018

The DM300018 dsPICDEM™2 Development Board is a development and evaluation tool to aid in designing embedded applications using dsPIC30F Digital Signal Controllers (DSC).  This board includes a sample dsPIC30F4011 DSC in the 40-pin motor control socket, a power supply regulator, crystal oscillators for each set of sockets, an ICD connector for the MPLAB® ICD 2 In-Circuit Debugger and both RS-232 and CAN ports for external communication.


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dsPIC33 (16-Bit)

View all Development Kits for dsPIC33 16-Bit MCUs

DM330011

Microchip DM330011The DM330011 MPLAB Starter Kit for dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) is a complete hardware and software tool suite for exploring applications based upon Microchip Technology's dsPIC DSCs.  There is a built in debugger on the board so the user just has to install the software and connect the USB cable to the PC.

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PIC32 (32-Bit)

View all Development Kits for PIC32 32-Bit MCUs

DM320001

Microchip DM320001The DM320001 PIC32 Starter Kit provides a low cost, modular development system pre-loaded with demo software for Microchip's line of 32-bit microcontrollers.

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Microcontroller Suppliers - Microchip Technology