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Curiosity PIC32MZEF Development Board

Part Number: dm320104

Summary:

The Curiosity PIC32 MZ EF Development Board is a fully integrated 32-bit development platform featuring the high performance PIC32MZ EF Series (PIC32MZ2048EFM) that has a 2MB Flash, 512KB RAM, integrated FPU, Crypto accelerator and excellent connectivity options.

The Curiosity Development Board includes an integrated programmer/debugger ,an on board Wi-Fi-N module

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  • Curiosity Demo Examples
Curiosity Demo Examples
 Demo/Doc Title  Description  Project  Documentation
USB MSD Host Demo Application where Curiosity Board acts as a USB HOST and that Creates/Writes a file to a USB Device (USB Thumb Drive) PIC32MZ EF Curiosity USB MSD Host  PIC32MZ EF Curiosity USB MSD Host
USB Dual CDC Com Port Demo USB Application that creates two instances of CDC class and demonstrates communication PIC32MZ EF Curiosity CDC Com Port PIC32MZ EF Curiosity CDC Com Port
WIFi based LED Control Demo Control On Board RGB LEB in the Curiosity Board using a Wifi interface PIC32MZ EF Curiosity WiFi RGB Easy Configuration PIC32MZ EF Curiosity WiFi RGB Easy Configuration 
TCP/IP Client Server Demo Application to create a TCP client and an TCP server PIC32 MZ EF Curiosity TCP/IP Client Server  PIC32 MZ EF Curiosity TCP/IP Client Server 
USB MSD Demo with Multiple Drives  Application demonstrates the creation of a USB device with multiple drives or logical units (LUN).
PIC32 MZ EF Curiosity USB MSD demo with Multiple Drives PIC32 MZ EF Curiosity USB MSD demo with Multiple Drives
Web Photo Frame Demo  Application demonstrates a web photoframe application on the PIC32MZ EF Curiosity development board.
PIC32 MZ EF Curiosity Web Photo Frame Demo  PIC32 MZ EF Curiosity Web Photo Frame Demo 
Bluetooth based Weather Station Demo

Application demonstrates a BLE module transferring weather data to a BLE client running on a smart phone 

PIC32MZ EF Curiosity Bluetooth based weather Station Application 

PIC32MZ EF Curiosity Bluetooth based weather Station Application 


Security Demo 1 Symmetric Authentication

Using the ATECC508A to Perform Symmetric Authentication of a Remote Device

PIC32MZ EF Symmetric Authentication Demo  PIC32MZ EF Symmetric Authentication Demo 
Security Demo 2 Asymmetric Authentication

Using the ATECC508A to Perform Asymmetric Authentication of a Remote Device

PIC32MZ EF Asymmetric Authentication Demo PIC32MZ EF Asymmetric Authentication Dem

Location Tagged SOS Demo                                                                                                             Application uses a GSM-GPS Click Board to demonstrate the indication of a personal emergency, or communicates a distress signal by sending out a location tagged SOS SMS.
 Location Tagged SOS Demo                                                                                                                  Location Tagged SOS Using Curiosity Development Board

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Product Features

    1. PIC32MZ2048EFM100 32-bit microcontroller with 2MB Flash, 512KB RAM, integrated FPU ,Crypto accelerator and excellent connectivity options.

    2. X32 header for audio I/O using Microchip audio daughter boards
    PIC32 Audio Codec Daughter Card - AK4642EN (AC320100)

    3.On Board WI-FI N Module, MRF24WN0MA, 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11n compliant wireless module

    4. Header for flexible Ethernet PHY
    Compatible with ETHERNET PHY DAUGHTER BOARD AC320004-3
    The Microchip LAN8720A PHY Daughter Board is populated with a small footprint RMII 10/100 Ethernet transceiver (LAN8720A).

    5. GPIO expansion header

    6. Debug USB connector for programming/debugging

    7. Target USB connector for PIC32 USB connectivity (Device/Host mode).

    8. Two mikroBUS click sockets to expand functionality using MikroElektronika Click Adapter Boards

    9.Header for external 5V input .

    10. On-Board Debugger.

    11. ICSP header for external debugger, such as MPLAB® REAL ICE™ or MPLAB ICD 3

    12. Three user LEDs , One RGB LED.

    13. One User and Reset Button.

Summary

The Curiosity PIC32 MZ EF Development Board is a fully integrated 32-bit development platform featuring the high performance PIC32MZ EF Series (PIC32MZ2048EFM) that has a 2MB Flash, 512KB RAM, integrated FPU, Crypto accelerator and excellent connectivity options.

The Curiosity Development Board includes an integrated programmer/debugger ,an on board Wi-Fi-N module MRF24WN0MA-I/RM100 and is fully integrated with Microchip’s MPLAB® X IDE.

Each board provides two MikroBus® expansion sockets from MicroElektronika and a Microchip X32 header to enable customers seeking accelerated application prototype development. Boards are fully integrated into PIC32’s powerful software framework, MPLAB ® Harmony that a provides flexible and modular interface to application development , a rich set of inter-operable software stack (TCP-IP,USB) and easy to use features.

X32 Boards compatible with Curiosity Board are :
PIC32 Audio Codec Daughter Card - AK4642EN (AC320100)

The boards and ecosystem have been designed to provide an excellent out of the box experience. Customers would be able to download and run example applications /projects instantly on the boards without the need to install the entire ecosystem. The demos have been developed to showcase PIC32 MCU features and application development ecosystem.

The board offers expansion capabilities making it an excellent choice for a rapid prototyping board in Connectivity, IOT and general purpose applications.

To download the Demo Example Projects, click on Curiosity Demo Examples tab below:

Package Contents

  • Curiosity PIC32MZEF Development Board
  • 802.11B/G/N MRF24WN0MA-I/RM100 Module with integrated antenna mounted on board