Microchip Technology Inc

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The RN2483 LoRa® Mote is a LoRaWAN™ Class A end-device based on the RN2483 LoRa modem.  As a standalone battery-powered node, the Mote provides a convenient platform to quickly demonstrate the long-range capabilities of the modem, as well as to verify inter-operability when connecting to LoRaWAN v1.0 compliant gateways and infrastructure.

The Mote includes light and temperature sensors to generate data, which are transmitted either on a fixed schedule or initiated by a button-press.  An LCD display provides feedback on connection status, sensor values and downlink data or acknowledgements.  A standard USB interface is provided for connection to a host computer, providing a bridge to the UART interface of the RN2483 modem.  As with all Microchip RN family of products, this enables rapid setup and control of the on-board LoRaWAN protocol stack using the high level ASCII command set.
The RN2903 LoRa® Mote is a LoRaWAN™ Class A end-device based on the RN2903 LoRa modem. As a standalone battery-powered node, the Mote provides a convenient platform to quickly demonstrate the long-range capabilities of the modem, as well as to verify inter-operability when connecting to LoRaWAN v1.0 compliant gateways and infrastructure.

The Mote includes light and temperature sensors to generate data, which are transmitted either on a fixed schedule or initiated by a button-press. An LCD display provides feedback on connection status, sensor values and downlink data or acknowledgements. A standard USB interface is provided for connection to a host computer, providing a bridge to the UART interface of the RN2903 modem. As with all Microchip RN family of products, this enables rapid setup and control of the on-board LoRaWAN protocol stack using the high level ASCII command set.
The Serial SuperFlash® Kit 2 allows evaluation of Microchip's Serial Flash Devices which are made using the SST SuperFlash® technology. The Serial SuperFlash Kit 2 contains three Serial Flash Daughter Boards. The Serial Flash Daughter Board is an evaluation board designed to interface with the mikroBUS™ connector on the Explorer 16/32 Development Board (DM240001-2). It can also interface with the PICtail™ Plus connector located on the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001).

This reference design demonstrates a full-function network node with the AT86RF231 radio transceiver, which is capable of hosting a MAC layer implementation. Two ceramic chip antennas increase the link budget in a typical indoor scenario with multi-path fading effects.

This extension board is targeted for evaluating the features of the AT86RF233 radio transceiver.

The ATA8510-EK1 is for evaluation of the ATA8510 / ATA8515 RF transceiver devices and demonstrates a 2-way communication at 433.92MHz. The kit includes a sensor board with ATA8510 (RF transceiver running a Flash application), Xplained PRO ATA8510/15 extension board, Xplained PRO SAMD20 evaluation board and Xplained PRO OLED1 extension board.
The ATA8520-EK1-F stand-alone kit is ideal for evaluation of the ATA8520E SIGFOX compliant transceiver and operates in the US 902MHz ISM band (FCC). The kit is SIGFOX Ready, FCC certified and supports class 0 output power. The evaluation kit comes with a fully pre-programmed ATA8520E device including SIGFOX ID & PAC code for registration in the SIGFOX backend and an antenna to be connected to the SMA connector. The ATA8520-EK1-F kit needs an external power supply or battery.
The ATA8520-EK3-F is a SIGFOX extension board for the Xplained Pro development kit. It can be used for evaluation of the ATA8520E SIGFOX compliant transceiver and operates in the US 902MHz ISM band (FCC). The kit is SIGFOX Ready, FCC certified and supports class 0 output power. The SIGFOX extension kit comes with a fully pre-programmed ATA8520E device including SIGFOX ID and PAC code for registration at the SIGFOX backend. The kit also provide an antenna to be connected to the SMA connector and the connector to plug the extension kit to the Xplained Pro board. The Xplained Pro development board is not included in the SIGFOX extension kit and has to be purchased individually.
Microchip's BTLC1000 Xplained Pro extension evaluation kit is used to evaluate the ATBTLC1000-MR110CA BLE module. The BTLC1000 MR110CA module is based on Microchip's industry – leading lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 compliant SoC, ATBLTC1000-MU-T. The XPro extension can be plugged into any of the supported Microchip's host MCU Xplained Pro evaluation boards to quickly add Bluetooth Smart connectivity to the existing host MCU platform. Supported by the Atmel Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATBTLC1000-MR110CA BLE module and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design.
Microchip's ATBTLC1000ZR-XPRO Xplained Pro extension evaluation kit is used to evaluate the ATBTLC1000-ZR110CA BLE module. The ATBTLC1000-ZR110CA module is based on Microchip's industry – leading lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 compliant SoC, ATBLTC1000-MU-T. The XPro extension can be plugged into any of the supported host MCU Xplained Pro evaluation boards to quickly add Bluetooth Smart connectivity to the existing host MCU platform. Supported by the Atmel Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATBTLC1000-ZR110CA BLE module and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design.
The ATBTLC1000ZR Xplained Starter Kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATBTLC1000-ZR110CA module with the ARM Cortex M0+ SAML21 Xplained Pro host MCU evaluation board. The Xplained Pro extension plugs into the SAML21 Xplained Pro evaluation board to quickly add Bluetooth Smart connectivity. The ATBTLC1000-ZR110CA module is based on Microchip's industry leading lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 compliant SoC, ATBLTC1000-MU-T.

Supported by the Atmel Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATBTLC1000-ZR110CA BLE module and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design with the Cortex M0+ SAML21 MCU.

The RCB256RFR2-XPRO is designed to provide a reference design for the ATmega256RFR2 single-chip microcontroller and radio transceiver. The IC integrates a powerful, 8-bit AVR RISC microcontroller, an IEEE 802.15.4-compliant transceiver, and additional peripheral features. The built-in radio transceiver supports the worldwide accessible 2.4GHz ISM band. The system is designed to demonstrate standard-based applications such as ZigBee/IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee RF4CE, and 6LoWPAN, as well as high data rate ISM applications. The SMA antenna connector allows either operation with the antenna provided with the RCB or conducted RF performance measurements.

The ATmega256RFR2 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is ideal for evaluation and prototyping with the ATmega256RFR2 microcontroller. The ATmega256RFR2 Xplained Pro board is available as an evaluation kit or starter kit. Extension boards can also be individually purchased.

The ATmega256RFR2-XPRO evaluation kit does not include extension boards.

For a complete and ready to go package, the ATmega256RFR2-XSTK starter kit includes the I/O1 Xplained Pro, OLED1 Xplained Pro, and PROTO1 Xplained Pro extension boards.

The ATmega256RFR2 Xplained Pro starter kit is ideal for evaluation and prototyping with the ATmega256RFR2 microcontroller. The ATmega256RFR2 Xplained Pro board is available as an evaluation kit or starter kit. Extension boards can also be individually purchased.

The ATmega256RFR2-XSTK starter kit includes the I/O1 Xplained Pro, OLED1 Xplained Pro, and PROTO1 Xplained Pro extension boards.

If all you need is just the MCU evaluation board, the ATmega256RFR2-XPRO evaluation kit is available and does not include extension boards.

ATREB215-XPRO-A Extension Board

Part Number: ATREB215-XPRO

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This wireless extension board for Xplained PRO is targeted for evaluating the features of the multi-band radio transceiver AT86RF215 in the 863-928 MHz band and the 2.4 GHz band. AT86RF215 is compliant to IEEE 802.15.4-2011, IEEE 802.15.4g-2012, and ETSI TS 102 887-1.

Microchip's Smart Plug is a reference design targeting any secure Internet of Things (IoT) design. It contains all the core functionality required for a secure Internet-connected product. The Smart Plug is a Wi-Fi-enabled power plug that can be controlled in three ways: locally using the capacitive touch button, using a mobile App with Wi-Fi connection (with or without cloud), or using on/off timing scheduled via a mobile App. The design is based on the ATSAMW25 module, as well as an ECC508A crypto device for ARM® Cortex®-M0+ microcontroller (MCU) processing, Wi-Fi connection, CryptoAuthentication™ with ultra-secure hardware-based key storage and QTouch® capacitive touch buttons. It also features the ATM90E26 device, which is a sensor for energy metering functions. Three models are available: US, EU and Chinese versions.

This design targets a cloudless version, which allows control of the unit through a local Wi-Fi network. Two other firmware variants are available: One with cloud integration for the worldwide markets using the Cloud by Proximetry solution, and one for the Chinese market using the JD Smart Cloud solution. Note that all hardware options support all versions of the firmware.

The ZigBit USB stick is targeted for evaluating the USB features of the ZigBits, currently supporting the XMEGA with AT86RF212B or AT86RF233 radio transceivers.

The ZigBit USB sticks is targeted for evaluating the USB features of the ZigBits, currently supporting the XMEGA with AT86RF212B or AT86RF233 radio transceivers.

What is in the box: ZigBit ATxmega256A3U and AT86RF212B ZigBit USB Stick

The ZB SAM R21 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is an extension board to evaluate and develop using the ATSAMR21G18-MR210UA ZigBee module. Supported by the Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATSAMR21G18-MR210UA module. The Xplained Pro extension kits offers additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.

The AC102014 allows the user to connect the product. This kit can test assembled defect of speaker, microphone and button.
The BM-7x-OTA Dongle is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Dongle that communicates wirelessly with the BLE module on the end product's board to enable testing or programming Over The Air (OTA).  With RF transmit power -20dBm, the Dongle connects to the target board by a short distance preventing unnecessary connections to other boards nearby.  The default supported modules include BM70, RN4870, BM71, RN4871, BM77, RN4677, BM78 and RN4678.  With a micro-USB cable connected to a PC (Windows), a MPAF tool executes device testing or configures device parameters through Bluetooth BLE connection over the air.  On-board jumpers and status LEDs allow the user to quickly and easily test or program the target module. 
The BM-20-EVB board is designed to emulate the speaker phone.  It provides users an integrated test environment for Bluetooth audio and UART applications.
The BM-23-EVB board is designed to emulate the speaker phone for I2S interface. It provides users an integrated test environment for Bluetooth audio, UART and I2S applications.
The BM-64-EVB-C1 enables the user to evaluate and demonstrate the functionality of the BM64 Class 1 stereo audio module. The BM-64-EVB-C1 includes an integrated configuration and programming interface for plug-and-play capability, and also has status LEDs which enable rapid prototyping and faster time to market.

Along with the BM-64-EVB-C1, software tools and applications are provided to demonstrate the Bluetooth connections to the on-board BM64 stereo audio module and to optionally configure or program it.

For evaluating the BM64 Class 2 stereo audio module please see the BM-64-EVB-C2 evaluation board.
The BM-64-EVB-C2 enables the user to evaluate and demonstrate the functionality of the BM64 Class 2 stereo audio module. The BM-64-EVB-C2 includes an integrated configuration and programming interface for plug-and-play capability, and also has status LEDs which enable rapid prototyping and faster time to market.

Along with the BM-64-EVB-C2, software tools and applications are provided to demonstrate the Bluetooth connections to the on-board BM64 stereo audio module and to optionally configure or program it.

For evaluating the BM64 Class 1 stereo audio module please see the BM-64-EVB-C1 evaluation board.
The BM-70-PICtail/PICtail Plus Board is designed to emulate the function of Microchip's BM70 BLE module.  It also enables the customer to evaluate and demonstrate the capabilities of the BM70 BLE module.   The board includes an integrated configuration and programming interface for plug-and-play capability.  It also provides an integrated test environment for all functions supported in the BM70 BLE module.  The development kit includes the BM70BLES1FC2 module and the BM70BLES1FC2 carrier board.

The BM-70-CDB is a compact demo board that provides rapid prototyping and developing for Bluetooth data applications for Bluetooth Low Energy. It can be powered via USB host or through the battery. The BM-70-CDB uses the BM70, a fully certified Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy module. The BM-70-CDB provides a USB-UART converter allowing flexible interface to a host PC, a PC terminal utility and smartphone apps to drive both BLE serial data connections and custom BLE services.

The BM77 Bluetooth® Dual Mode Evaluation Board (EVB) allows the designer to evaluate and demonstrate the capabilities of the BM77 Bluetooth 4.0 Dual Mode Module.  The evaluation board includes an integrated Configuration and Programming USB interface for plug-and-play capability.  It also includes on-board breakout pin header connections for convenient access to the BM77 electrical connections to enable rapid prototyping.
The BM77 PICtail™/PICtail Plus Board is a Bluetooth® Dual Mode development board that showcases the Microchip BM77 module, a fully-certified Bluetooth Version 4.0 Dual Mode module that supports both Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth Low Energy. This flexible development board includes a convenient USB interface for plug-and-play capability in standalone mode and has a PICtail™/PICtail Plus interface for connecting to Microchip development boards. The board also includes on-board connection and data status LEDs.

To facilitate rapid development and prototyping, a BM77 driver is also provided for 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers. The BM77 PIC MCU driver provides a programming API for BM77 configuration and control functions. The driver is fully-compatible with MPLAB® X and the BM77 PICtail™/PICtail Plus interface.

The BTLC1000 Xplained Starter Kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATBTLC1000-MR110CA module with the ARM Cortex M0+ SAML21 Xplained Pro host MCU evaluation board. The Xplained Pro extension plugs into the SAML21 Xplained Pro evaluation board to quickly add Bluetooth Smart connectivity. The ATBTLC1000-MR110CA module is based on s industry leading lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 compliant SoC, ATBLTC1000-MU-T.

Supported by the Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATBTLC1000-MR110CA BLE module and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design with the Cortex M0+ SAML21 MCU.

ATAK51004-V2 provides a complete system showing an all Microchip® solution for Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), Passive Entry Passive Start (PEPS), and Immobilizer (IMM) applications. This system uses AES-128 encryption to protect the realistic multi-channel RF and LF communication protocols and supports 1-way RF communication for PEPS.

Two different learn modes (RF & LF) have been implemented to demonstrate pairing of a key fob to a vehicle. The status of the system is displayed on both the hardware LEDs and a comprehensive PC GUI. Combined with Microchip’s advanced devices, the multi-channel RF messaging provides exceptional performance even in the presence of interference. The system provides the basic hardware needed for the vehicle side, which includes the ATA5291, integrated immobilizer Basestation and 4-channel (expandable to 8) PEPS coil driver, as well as, ATA5782 RF RX along with a microcontroller. The key fob includes the ATA5702, which incorporates the 3-D Immobilizer and the 3-D LF wake up for PEPS with 1-way RF transmitter into a single IC device. Through this tool, Microchip has made it very easy to implement a complete car access and security system using Microchip high-performance devices.

This kit is supported by all standard AVR® development tools such as Atmel Studio 7, Atmel-ICE, JTAGICE3, etc.

Not available for purchase through microchipDIRECT®, please contact your local Microchip Sales Representative instead.

The chipKIT™ WiFi Shield is an interface board designed for use with the chipKIT line of microcontroller boards such as the Uno32™, uC32™, or Max32™. The chipKIT line is a family of microcontroller boards based on the high performance Microchip PIC32 family of microcontrollers.

The WiFi Shield makes use of the Microchip MRF24WB0MA WiFi module and provides chipKIT microcontroller boards the ability to connect to and communicate via IEEE 802.11 compatible wireless networks.

The WiFi Shield is intended for use with the Digilent network libraries, DNETcK and DWIFIcK, available for free download from the Digilent web site. These libraries make use of, and include a custom version of the Microchip Applications Library licensed from Microchip.

The WiFi Shield also provides a micro-SD card connector for use with micro-SD flash memory cards. The chipKIT MPIDE SD library can be used to read/write files stored on the micro-SD card.

EXTWIFI

Part Number: ATEXTWIFI

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A complete IEEE802.11b+g WLAN evaluation and development kit for 32-bit AVR UC3 microcontrollers. The kit contains the HDG104 WLAN module from H&D Wireless AB, which offer the low power consumption, high communication speed, and long range.

The Wi-Fi extension board has an SD card form factor, and connects easily to any 32-bit AVR UC3 evaluation kit with a SD card socke. The Wi-Fi TCP/IP stack is included in the AVR UC3 Software Framework, and supports both SPI and SDIO communication to the board.

The IrDA PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board is designed to operate in conjunction with Microchip’s Explorer 16 or other development boards with a PICtail Plus connector and AN1071 IrDA Standard Stack for Microchip 16-bit and PIC32 devices to create an IrDA-enabled development and evaluation platform. The IrDA Stack is written to operate with the IrDA-enabled UARTs on the 16-bit PIC24 MCUs, PIC32 MCUs and dsPIC33 DSCs.
The LoRa® Network Evaluation Kit makes it easy for customers to test LoRa technology, range and data rate. The full-featured gateway board includes an LCD screen, SD Card for Config Data, Ethernet connection, 868 MHz antenna, and full-band capture radios. The Gateway evaluation kit also includes two RN2483 Mote boards (Part # DM164138).

The gateway uses a local version of the LoRaWAN network server running under Windows so it does not need an external network connection. This creates a self-contained demo network that makes testing the LoRa network quick and easy.
The LoRa® Network Evaluation Kit makes it easy for customers to test LoRa technology, range and data rate. The full-featured gateway board includes an LCD screen, SD Card for Config Data, Ethernet connection, 915 MHz antenna, and full-band capture radios. The Gateway evaluation kit also includes two RN2903 Mote boards (Part # DM164139).

The gateway uses a local version of the LoRaWAN network server running under Windows so it does not need an external network connection. This creates a self-contained demo network that makes testing the LoRa network quick and easy.

Microchip’s Machine-to-Machine (M2M) PICtail Daughter Board (part # AC320011) based upon u-blox GPS and GSM/GPRS modules makes it easy to create low-cost M2M applications with location-awareness capabilities. The daughter board can be interfaced with Microchip’s Multimedia Expansion Board and a PIC32 starter kit to provide developers with a turn-key platform to get started with apps such as texting, email and GPS.

The daughter board is priced at $199

The MCP2140 IrDA Standards Wireless Temp Sensor Demo Board demonstrates the MCP2140 device in a real world application. The system designer can use this design as an example of how to integrate an IrDA standard port in their system.

300 to 450MHz ASK/FSK +10dBm, 1.8V to 3.6V Transmitter with Shutdown - Evaluation Board
300 to 450MHz ASK/FSK +10dBm, 1.8V to 3.6V Transmitter with Shutdown - Evaluation Board
QwikRadio Transmitter - Evaluation Board
QwikRadio Transmitter - Evaluation Board
The MICRF114 Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit is a demonstration and development platform for wireless security remote control applications. The kit demonstrates two security protocols, KEELOQ® Classic and KEELOQ AES.  The kit contains a four-button key fob transmitter based on the MICRF114 RF transmitter, an SX1239 Receiver PICtail™ Daughter Board, and an Embedded Security Development Board.
300 to 450MHz ASK Receiver with Auto-Poll, RSSI and Squelch - Evaluation Board
300 to 450MHz ASK Receiver with Auto-Poll, RSSI and Squelch - Evaluation Board
300 to 450MHz ASK Receiver with RSSI and Squelch - Evaluation Board
300 to 450MHz ASK Receiver with RSSI and Squelch - Evaluation Board
MICRF221AYQS, 868MHz Evaluation Board
400-450MHz ASK/OOK Receiver w/ Auto-Poll, RSSI, Squelch - Evaluation Board
400-450MHz ASK/OOK Receiver w/ Auto-Poll, RSSI, Squelch - Evaluation Board
MICRF302 Decoder Evaluation Board
MICRF302 Encoder Evaluation Board
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
MiWi Demo Kit – 915 MHz MRF89XA is an easy-to-use evaluation and development platform for 915 MHz applications. This kit includes Microchip’s MRF89XAM9A 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 MiWi wireless protocol, please visit www.microchip.com/MiWi.

Developers can reprogram or modify the PIC18 MCU Flash memory and develop and 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 MRF24J40MD PICtail™/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration and development daughter board for the MRF24J40MD IEEE 802.15.4, 2.4 GHz RF Transceiver module.

The daughter board can plug 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 Wi-Fi G PICtail/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration board for evaluating Wi-Fi connectivity using PIC microcontrollers and the MRF24WG0MA module.  This product is compatible with the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001), PICDEM.net2 Development Board (DM163024) and PIC32 Starter Kit (DM320001) with I/O Expansion Board (DM320002).

The TCP/IP stack and demo applications can be downloaded from www.microchip.com/harmony
The MRF24WN0MA Wi-Fi PICtail/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration board for evaluating Wi-Fi connectivity using PIC microcontrollers and the MRF24WN0MA module. This product is compatible with the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001) and PIC32 Starter Kit (DM320001) with I/O Expansion Board (DM320002).

The TCP/IP stack and demo applications can be downloaded from www.microchip.com/harmony
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 PIC32 Bluetooth® Audio Development Kit provides a comprehensive solution to develop Bluetooth A2DP audio streaming solutions and applications. The board is coupled with two daughter cards: the Bluetooth HCI Radio Daughter Card that demonstrates a low cost Bluetooth implementation and the Audio DAC Daughter Card that demonstrates a high quality 16/24-bit, 32-192 KHz audio conversion/amplification for line or headphones. The kit ships with demo code that enables wireless streaming digital audio from any Bluetooth enabled Smartphone or portable music player or over USB.

Daughter cards compatible with PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit :
PIC32 Audio Codec Daughter Card - AK4642EN (AC320100)
PIC32 Audio DAC Daughter Board - AK4384VT (AC320032-2)

 Plug-In Module compatible with PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit (Only Compatible with BLUE PIMs) :
PIC32MZ Audio 144pin - PIM for Bluetooth Audio Development Kit (MA320016)
PIC32MX270F256D PIM (MA320013)
PIC32MX270F512L PIM (MA320017)

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FOR DEMONSTRATION SOFTWARE and Board Support Packages, PLEASE VISIT MPLAB HARMONY SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK
The PICkit™ Serial I2C Demo Board was designed to easily connect to the PICkit Serial Analyzer (DV164122). The PICkit Serial Analyzer provides the I2C master mode serial communications and power for the PICkit™ Serial I2C Demo Board. The devices on the demo board operate in the I2C slave mode and can easily be connected to virtually any demo or development board by connecting the communications lines to connector P1.

The PICkit™ Serial SPI Demo Board was designed to easily connect to the PICkit Serial Analyzer (DV164122). The PICkit Serial Analyzer provides the SPI master mode serial communications and power for the PICkit™ Serial SPI Demo Board. The devices on the demo board operate in the SPI slave mode and can easily be connected to virtually any demo or development board by connecting the communications lines to connector P1.

The demo board is a complete stand-alone smoke detector application with a smoke chamber emulator. The demo board allows evaluation of all the functions of the RE46C190. Key test points of the device are available at the bottom edge of the demo board. It is designed for battery operation using a CR123A battery or can be operated using a power supply. The RE46C190 application circuit is on the right side of the board by the battery holder and piezo horn and the smoke chamber emulator is on the left. The smoke chamber emulator can be disconnected from the application circuit and a photo smoke chamber or its components can be connected to the demo board.

Devices Supported: RE46C190

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The REB212BSMA-EK demonstrates the unique performance and rich feature set of the 700/800/900MHz RF transceiver AT86RF212B combined with the leading edge ATxmega256A3 microcontroller. The REB212BSMA-EK contains two sets of Radio Extender Board (REB), Controller Base Board (REB-CBB) and USB cables to enable PC connectivity.

The REB is assembled with an AT86RF212B and one SMA antenna, demonstrating the unrivaled RF performance of the AT86RF212B in the sub-1GHz regional frequency bands. The REB connected to the REB-CBB forms a fully functional, battery powered wireless node.

REB231ED-EK

Part Number: ATREB231ED-EK

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The REB231ED-EK demonstrates the unique performance and rich feature set of the 2.4GHz RF transceiver AT86RF231 combined with the leading edge ATxmega256A3 microcontroller. The REB231ED-EK contains two sets of Radio Extender Board(REB), Controller Base Board (REB-CBB) and RS232 cable to enable PC connectivity.

The REB is assembled with an AT86RF231 and two ceramic antennas, demonstrating the unrivaled hardware based Antenna Diversity feature to improve radio link robustness in adverse RF environments. The REB connected to the REB-CBB forms a fully functional, battery powered wireless node.

The kit is supported by BitCloud stack - a ZigBee PRO certified platform - and BitCloud Profile Suite - a certified testing and development solution for public application profiles like ZigBee Smart Energy and Home Automation. The kit is thus an ideal platform for design and prototyping of ZigBee-compliant wireless applications. The REB-CBB boards are also equipped with serial DataFlash, which enables seamless evaluation of over-the-air upgrade functionality provided by BitCloud.

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The REB231FE2-EK demonstrates the unique performance and rich feature set of the 2.4GHz radio transceiver AT86RF231 combined with the leading edge ATxmega256A3 microcontroller. The reference design utilizes the SE2431L RF front end module to demonstrate industry leading link budget of more than 125dB.

REB232ED-EK

Part Number: ATREB232ED-EK

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The REB232ED-EK demonstrates the unique performance and feature set of the 2.4GHz radio transceiver AT86RF232 combined with the leading edge ATxmega256A3 microcontroller.

AT86RF232 is a feature-optimized wireless transceiver for consumer applications in the unlicensed 2.4GHz ISM band. It is ideal for, low complexity, peer-to-peer wireless applications like remote controls, health and fitness devices, toys, game controllers, and others. Radio transceiver features like hardware accelerators for IEEE 802.15.4 signal processing or advanced features like AES and antenna diversity can easily be evaluated with the REB232ED-EK kit. In addition it serves as a reference design for derived product developments.

Note: The ATREB233SMAD-EK is no longer available. As an alternative, we recommend the following development tools for evaluating and developing with the AT86RF233 device:


The REB233SMAD-EK demonstrates the unique performance and rich feature set of the 2.4GHz RF transceiver AT86RF233 combined with the leading edge ATxmega256A3 microcontroller. The REB233SMAD-EK contains two sets of Radio Extender Board(REB), Controller Base Board (REB-CBB) and USB cable to enable PC connectivity.

The REB is assembled with an AT86RF233 and two SMA antennas, demonstrating the unrivaled hardware based Antenna Diversity feature to improve radio link robustness in adverse RF environments. The REB connected to the REB-CBB forms a fully functional, battery powered wireless node.

RF4CE-EK

Part Number: ATRF4CE-EK

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The RF4CE-EK Evaluation Kit demonstrates the unique performance of the 2.4GHz System-on-Chip solution ATmega128RFA1. The RF4CE-EK contains two Radio Controller Boards (RCB) assembled with the ATmega128RFA1 and a SMA connector at the RF port. The RCB is powered by two AAA batteries and forms a full functional and portable wireless node.

The RN-131-EK is an 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi evaluation kit for the RN131 module that can be used to quickly add Wi-Fi connectivity to embedded applications.  It has the flexibility to connect directly to a PC via a standard USB interface or to embedded processors through the TTL/UART interface.  The board also includes 2 convenient push buttons for controlling both SoftAP and WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) mode without software configuration.  The status LEDs and jumpers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems.

The RN-131-EK supports the evaluation of projects planning to use the RN131 module.  The RN131 module incorporates a 2.4 GHz radio, processor, full TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, and supports the FTP client, DHCP, DNS, and HTML client protocols.  The module supports ad hoc and infrastructure networking modes along with SoftAP mode.

The RN131 module is programmed and controlled from a console with a simple ASCII command language.  Once the configuration is set up, the module can automatically scan to find an access point, associate, authenticate, and connect over any Wi-Fi network.  Additionally, the module can automatically wake up, send data to a remote host, and go back to a low-power sleep state.

The RN-131-PICtail™/ PICtail Plus Daughter Board allows customers to easily develop Wi-Fi applications using Microchip’s 8, 16 and 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers.  Includes a fully integrated TCP/IP stack allowing for a simple serial to Wi-Fi connection to the microcontroller.

Also see RN-171-PICtail
The RN-171-EK is an 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi evaluation kit for the RN171 module that can be used to quickly add Wi-Fi connectivity to embedded applications. It has the flexibility to connect directly to a PC via a standard USB interface or to embedded processors through the TTL/UART interface. The board includes 2 convenient push buttons for controlling both SoftAP and WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) mode without software configuration. The status LEDs and jumpers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems.

The RN-171-EK can be powered by both a USB cable (included in the kit) or batteries. The board contains a battery boost circuit which makes it possible to power the board using two AAA batteries (the input voltage can go down to 2.0 V DC when using the battery boost circuit). The battery boost circuit makes the RN-171-EK perfect for battery powered applications such as sensors, data acquisition systems, controllers, etc.
The RN2483 LoRa® Technology PICtail™/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a development board that showcases the Microchip RN2483 Low-Power Long Range, LoRa® Technology Transceiver Module.

Development of a LoRa system with the RN2483 connected to Microchip’s PIC MCU line is possible on PIC18 Explorer boards via the 28-pin PICtail connector, or on Explorer 16 boards using the 30-pin card edge PICtail Plus connector.

The PICtail board also has an on-board PIC18 MCU available for custom user functions. It is pre-programmed to provide a simple USB-to-UART serial bridge enabling easy serial connection. Demonstration of the RN2483 is performed by plugging the daughter board into a USB port of a PC. The USB port powers the daughter board and enables the user to communicate using the RN2483’s simple ASCII command interface.


The RN2903 LoRa® Technology PICtail™/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a development board that showcases the Microchip RN2903 Low-Power Long Range, LoRa® Technology Transceiver Module.

Development of a LoRa system with the RN2903 connected to Microchip’s PIC MCU line is possible on PIC18 Explorer boards via the 28-pin PICtail connector, or on Explorer 16 boards using the 30-pin card edge PICtail Plus connector.

The PICtail board also has an on-board PIC18 MCU available for custom user functions. It is pre-programmed to provide a simple USB-to-UART serial bridge enabling easy serial connection. Demonstration of the RN2903 is performed by plugging the daughter board into a USB port of a PC. The USB port powers the daughter board and enables the user to communicate using the RN2903’s simple ASCII command interface.
The RN4020 PICtail / PICtail Plus Board is a Bluetooth® Low Energy demonstration board that showcases the Microchip RN4020 module, a fully-certified Bluetooth Version 4.1 low energy module for designers who want to easily add low power wireless capability to their products.  This flexible development board includes the RN4020 paired with an eXtreme Low Power PIC18F25K50 microcontroller. 

This convenient development board includes a USB to UART interface for plug-and-play capability.  The high-speed UART interface and the General Purpose Input Output (GPIO) ports are available on the RN4020 module to configure, control and transfer data.  The RN-4020-PICtail also includes PICtail and PICtail Plus interfaces for connecting to Microchip development boards.  The on-board PIC18 microcontroller can be custom programmed via the available PICkit serial programmer / debugger interface.  The board also includes on-board connection and data status LEDs enabling rapid prototyping and fast time to market.     
The RN-41-EK is a fully certified Class 1 Bluetooth evaluation kit for the RN41 module.  It has the flexibility to connect directly to a PC via a standard USB interface or to embedded processors through the TTL UART interface.  The status LEDs, switches, and signal headers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems.
The RN-42-EK is a fully certified Class 2 Bluetooth evaluation kit for the RN42 module. It has the flexibility to connect directly to a PC via a standard USB interface or to embedded processors through the TTL UART interface. The status LEDs, switches, and signal headers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems.
The RN-52-EK-1 is an evaluation kit for the RN52, a fully certified Bluetooth version 3.0 audio module, and fully compatible with Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR. It demonstrates the key features of the RN52 allowing designers to quickly and easily evaluate and develop prototypes.
The RN-52-EK is an evaluation kit for the RN52, a fully certified Bluetooth version 3.0 audio module, and fully compatible with Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR.  It demonstrates the key features of the RN52 allowing designers to quickly and easily evaluate and develop prototypes.

This kit contains rechargeable speakers and a microphone.

RN-XV-EK1

Part Number: RN-XV-EK1

The RN-XV-EK1 is an evaluation kit for the RN171XV series of modules.  The RN171XV module is a certified Wi-Fi solution especially designed for customers who want to migrate their existing 802.15.4 architecture to a standard TCP/IP based platform without having to redesign their existing hardware. 

The RN-XV-EK1 board connects to a PC via a standard USB cable (included in the kit), and provides 2 push button switches to control WPS mode and to reset the module.
The RN-XV-RD2 is a dual relay I/O reference design that demonstrates the RN171XV series of Wi-Fi modules.  This convenient reference design includes a USB cable that connects directly from the board to a PC for programming the module over the UART.  The board has 2 relays capable of switching up to 240 volts and multiple push buttons for reset, ad hoc/WPS mode, and AP mode.  Also includes status LEDs and jumpers for quickly and easily evaluating the RN171XV series of modules.
The starter kit accelerates development, debugging, and demonstration for a wide range of low power wireless applications including IEEE 802.15.4, 6LoWPAN, and ZigBee networks.

The kit includes one USB stick with a 2.4GHz transceiver and a USB connector. The included AT86RF230 transceiver's high sensitivity supports the longest range for wireless products. The AT90USB1287 incorporates fast USB On-the-Go.

The SMART SAMB11 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMB11-MR510CA module for a complete Bluetooth Smart application on a ARM® Cortex®-M0 based MCU. The ATSAMB11-MR510CA module is based on s industry leading lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 compliant SoC, ATSAMB11 with 256KB of integrated flash.

Supported by the Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATSAMB11-MR510CA BLE module and explains how to integrate the device in a custom BLE application. The Xplained Pro evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMB11-MR510CA BLE module. The Xplained Pro extension kits offers additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.

The SAM R21 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMR21G18A microcontroller. Supported by the integrated development platform Atmel Studio, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATSAMR21G18A and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design. The Xplained Pro MCU series evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger, and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMR21G18A. The Xplained Pro extension kits offers additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.

To begin configuring software for your board, visit our web-based software configuration tool Atmel START.

The ATSAMR21ZLL-EK evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMR21G18A microcontroller. Supported by the Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATSAMR21G18A and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design. The ATSAMR21ZLL-EK evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger, and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMR21G18A. This Evaluation Kit supports antenna diversity, RGB led, QTouch Interface, OLED display, Joystick, user LEDs, user switch, external USB, UART interfaces and Xplained pro extension header.
The SAM R30 Xplained Pro is a hardware platform designed to evaluate the ATSAMR30G18A SoC. This kit is supported by the Atmel Studio, an integrated development platform, which provides predefined application examples. This kit provides easy access to various features of the ATSAMR30G18A SoC and offers additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.
The SAMB11ZR Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMB11-ZR210CA module for a complete Bluetooth Low Energy application on an ARM® Cortex®-M0 based MCU with 256KB of integrated flash and 128KB of RAM.

Supported by the Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the ATSAMB11-ZR210CA Bluetooth Low Energy module and explains how to integrate the device in a custom Bluetooth Low Energy application. The Xplained Pro evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMB11-ZR210CA module. The Xplained Pro extension kits offer additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.

For the latest documentation on the ATSAMB11-ZR module please see the product page.

TDGL011 - Digilent PmodWiFi Module

Part Number: TDGL011

Mature Product
The Digilent PmodWiFi Peripheral Module is an interface board for Microchip's MRF24WB0MA Wi-Fi® radio transceiver module. It is compatible with Digilent's PIC32-based development boards (TDGL008, TDGL009, TDGL010), and can be easily connected to any system using standard IDC connectors and cables. A simple SPI interface is used to communicate with the module.
The Digilent PmodRF2 Peripheral Module is an interface board for Microchip's MRF24J40 IEEE 802.15.4™ 2.4 GHz RF transceiver module. It is compatible with Digilent's PIC32-based Cerebot development boards (TDGL008, TDGL009, TDGL010), and can be easily connected to any system using standard IDC connectors and cables. A simple SPI interface is used to communicate with the module.
The chipKIT™ WF32™ by Digilent is an easy-to-use platform for developing Wi-Fi® applications. As with other chipKIT boards, it uses a modified version of the original Arduino® IDE for compatibility with existing code examples, tutorials and resources. Also compatible with MPLAB® X IDE.

The WF32 includes several peripherals on board, including Wi-Fi radio module, USB OTG (host or device) interface, microSD™ card slot, buttons, LEDs, potentiometer and lots of extra I/O. A full-featured HTML server application is available by download. Can be powered by USB, or an external power supply.

Digilent is a trusted third-party tool provider.

MPLAB Harmony support available:
  • One Board Support Package (BSP)
  • One TCP/IP demonstration
  • Two USB demonstrations
The chipKIT™ Wi-Fire board enables rapid prototyping with Microchip’s latest PIC32MZ architecture and Imagination Technologies' Flow Cloud Internet connectivity development software.

Digilent is a trusted third-party tool provider.

MPLAB Harmony Support available:
  • One Board Support Package (BSP)
  • Two USB demonstrations.

Bluetooth click is an accessory board in the mikroBus™ form factor. Enrich your design with Bluetooth® capability with up to 100m range. Board offers low power, highly economical Bluetooth radio for adding wireless capability to your products. On-board RN-41 module with UART interface is easy and simple to use. Board is designed to use 3.3V power supply only. 

Note: mikroBUS is an expansion board format used on several development boards from MikroElektronika, including TMIK013, TMIK016, TMIK017, TMIK021, TMIK022, and TMIK023.

MikroElektronika is a trusted 3rd Party Tool provider
This external antenna is manufactured by Aristotle Enterprises (Alead RFA-02-L2H1) , and is suitable for 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11), ZigBee, MiWi, and IEEE 802.15.4.
This external antenna is manufactured by Aristotle Enterprises (Alead RFA-02-5-F7H1), and is suitable for 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi (IEEE 892.11), ZigBee, MiWi, and IEEE 802.15.4.

The ATULPC-DEMO demo uses a SAM L21 MCU, interfaced with BTLC1000 fully certified module and several sensors on a small form factor PCB (40mm x 30mm) operated on a coin cell battery. The environment sensor data (temperature, pressure, humidity, light), motion sensor data (3-axis acceleration, gyroscope) and sensor fusion data (3D plot, step count, free fall detection) are sent using BLE and displayed on an Android App. The HMI interface of the App is linked to a touch surface of the demo board, which is driven by the Peripheral Touch Controller integrated in the SAM L21 MCU.

The User Guide & Schematic of the demonstrator platform is located on the documents tab. You will also find additional downloads, including design files, firmware & mobile app source code, at the bottom of this page. The Android app can also be downloaded from the Google Play store.

The Wi-Fi® G Demo Board is a compact demonstration platform for customers to easily evaluate and configure Microchip’s new MRF24WG0MA Wi-Fi module. The demo board is a fully-functional standalone web server powered by 2 AAA batteries. It comes with a PIC32 pre-programmed with the Microchip TCP/IP stack, connected to an onboard, fully-certified MRF24WG0MA Wi-Fi module.

The Wi-Fi G Demo Board Offers:
  • Schematics
  • Complete applications compliant with Microchip TCP/IP reference source code library
  • Reference application source code
The Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit is a demonstration and development platform for wireless security remote control applications. The kit demos two security protocols, KeeLoq Classic and KeeLoq AES.

The kit contains a four button key fob transmitter based on the PIC12LF1840T39A, receiver PICtail daughterboard, and Embedded Security Development Board. The transmitter and receiver in this kit are tuned to the frequency 433.92MHz.

User's Guide

The Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit User's Guide is available under Downloads section.

Getting Started

For more information on using the Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit, refer to the section “Getting Started” in the “Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit User's Guide”.

Software
The Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit is preprogrammed with two security protocols, KeeLoq Classic and KeeLoq AES. Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit software and firmware updates are available under the Downloads section.


To support the new Ultimate KeeLoq protocol, we offer the Wireless Security Remote Control Development Kit, which is a demonstration and development platform for wireless security applications. The kit demonstrates two security protocols: Ultimate KeeLoq Protocol and Classic KeeLoq Protocol. It contains a four-button key fob transmitter based on the MCS3142.

Dual KeeLoq Encoder, receiver PICtail™ daughterboard, and Embedded Security Development Board. The software download contains a Graphical User Interface (GUI) to assist with additional development work.

The reference design demonstrates a complete 2.4GHz ZigBee IEEE 802.15.4 based compliant radio transceiver solutions and conform to FCC CFR47 part 15. The wireless SoC reference design series (RFMDs RF6505/6575/6555) are developed by the partnership between RFMD and Corporation. The RFMD device increases transmit power and sensitivity.

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.