Microchip Technology Inc

Personal Area Networks

The MiWi Demo Kit – 2.4 GHz MRF24J40 is an easy-to-use evaluation and development platform for IEEE 802.15.4 application designers. Developers can develop/debug and demo application code all on the same platform.

The kit includes all hardware needed to rapidly prototype wireless applications, and is pre-programmed with the MiWi™ Mesh protocol stack. Complete demo instructions are available in the user’s guide. To learn more about the MiWi wireless protocol, please visit www.microchip.com/MiWi.

Note: This kit is not intended for ZigBee® development. For ZigBee development, please visit www.microchip.com/zigbee
MiWi Demo Kit – 868 MHz MRF89XA is an easy-to-use evaluation and development platform for 868 MHz applications.  This kit includes Microchip’s MRF89XAM8A transceiver module and also features Microchip’s PIC18 XLP microcontroller family.  The kit includes complete hardware needed to rapidly prototype wireless applications. The demonstration kit is pre-programmed with MiWi™ protocol stack and you can find the demo instructions in the user’s guide.  To learn more about the MiWi wireless protocol, please visit www.microchip.com/MiWi.

Developers can reprogram or modify the PIC18 MCU Flash memory and develop/debug application code all on the same platform.

Note: This kit is not intended for ZigBee® development. For ZigBee development, please visit www.microchip.com/zigbee
The MiWi™ Protocol to Wi-Fi® Wireless Demo kit allows developers to evaluate and experiment with MiWi protocol to Wi-Fi gateway solutions.  The kit includes a Wireless Evaluation Board with both the MiWi protocol and Wi-Fi transceivers.  The kit also includes two MiWi Demo Boards to create a three node MiWi protocol network.

The Wireless Evaluation Board can be connected to a client device, such as a laptop or a mobile phone, using the Wi-Fi network.  Based on the application running on the MiWi protocol nodes, the information exchanged can be displayed on the client device.  To learn more about MiWi wireless protocol, please visit www.microchip.com/MiWi.  To learn more about Wi-Fi solutions, please visit www.microchip.com/WiFi.
The MRF24J40MA PICtail™/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration and development daughter board for the MRF24J40MA IEEE 802.15.4, 2.4 GHz RF Transceiver module.

The daughter board plugs into multiple Microchip Technology demonstration and development boards.  For example, for 8-bit microcontroller development using the PIC18 Explorer Board (DM183032) or for 16-bit microcontroller development using the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001).  Supporting software stacks and application notes may be downloaded from the Microchip website at www.microchip.com/wireless.


The MRF89XAM8A PICtail/PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration and development daughter board for the MRF89XAM8A, an ETSI certified 868 MHz radio transceiver module.

The module is surface mounted to a PICtail/PICtail Plus daughter board that plugs into multiple Microchip demonstration and development boards like the PICDEM PIC18 Explorer Board (DM183032) for 8-bit microcontroller development, or the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001) for 16-bit microcontroller development.

Targeted for the MiWi™ Development Environment and other proprietary wireless protocol applications, the MRF89XAM8A is a perfect solution for low-cost, low-power, complete embedded wireless applications.  Supporting software stacks and application notes may be downloaded from www.microchip.com/wireless.
The MRF89XAM9A PICtail/PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration and development daughter board for the MRF89XAM9A, an FCC certified 915 MHz radio transceiver module.

The module is surface mounted to a PICtail/PICtail Plus daughter board that plugs into multiple Microchip demonstration and development boards like the PICDEM PIC18 Explorer Board (DM183032) for 8-bit microcontroller development, or the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001) for 16-bit or 32-bit microcontroller development.

Targeted for the MiWi™ Development Environment and other proprietary wireless protocol applications, the MRF89XAM9A is a perfect solution for low-cost, low-power, complete embedded wireless applications.  Supporting software stacks and application notes may be downloaded from www.microchip.com/wireless.
The ZENA™ Wireless Adapter is a multifunction Universal Serial Bus (USB) wireless adapter connecting USB-equipped desktop or notebook computers with Microchip wireless products for development or application uses.

As a development tool, the ZENA Wireless Adapter can be used as a protocol analyzer or as a diagnostic tool.

The ZENA Wireless Adapter is capable of performing a variety of functions and each function can be programmed into the adapter using the USB boot loader.

The ZENA Wireless Adapter is pre-programmed with a MiWi™ Wireless Protocol Sniffer application.  This allows the user to display MiWi Wireless Protocol packets in a graphical format in the Wireless Development Studio.
The ZENA™ Wireless Adapter is a multifunction Universal Serial Bus (USB) wireless adapter connecting USB-equipped desktop or notebook computers with Microchip wireless products for development or application uses.

As a development tool, the ZENA Wireless Adapter can be used as a protocol analyzer or as a diagnostic tool.

The ZENA Wireless Adapter is capable of performing a variety of functions and each function can be programmed into the adapter using the USB boot loader.

The ZENA Wireless Adapter is pre-programmed with a MiWi™ Wireless Protocol Sniffer application. This allows the user to display MiWi Wireless Protocol packets in a graphical format in the Wireless Development Studio.
The ZENA™ Wireless Adapter is a multifunction Universal Serial Bus (USB) wireless adapter connecting USB-equipped desktop or notebook computers with Microchip wireless products for development or application uses.

As a development tool, the ZENA Wireless Adapter can be used as a protocol analyzer or as a diagnostic tool.

The ZENA Wireless Adapter is capable of performing a variety of functions and each function can be programmed into the adapter using the USB boot loader.

The ZENA Wireless Adapter is pre-programmed with a MiWi™ Wireless Protocol Sniffer application. This allows the user to display MiWi Wireless Protocol packets in a graphical format in the Wireless Development Studio.