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The fast-growing mobile computing device market has created the demand for new accessory ideas and opportunities. Now, designing a mobile accessory has never been easier with Microchip’s development kits and libraries. Microchip’s accessory development kits and libraries give you the building blocks to innovate and achieve time to market.

Easy-to-Design Accessories

  • PIC® MCUs with XLP for low power
  • Universal connectivity for Apple® iOS and Android™ OS
  • Wireless communication
  • Reference design portfolio for audio and mobile accessories
  • Worldwide network of FAEs and design houses

Targeted at Apple Made-for-iPod® (MFi) and Android™

  • High-fidelity audio playback
  • High-quality music/audio mixing
  • Sports and fitness devices
  • Portable medical instruments
  • Home automation
  • Automotive and industrial diagnostics

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Development Tools

Made for iPod®

These accessory development kits for iPod®, iPhone® and iPad® can be purchased at Apple's authorized MFi distributor only.

For more information, please contact applesupport@microchip.com

For more information about participating in the MFi licensing program, visit http://developer.apple.com/mfi

PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit

  • System Product QDID (BQB) Certified
  • iPhone, Android and Samsung devices docking and charging
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming w/ SBC and AAC Decode PIC32MX450F256L, 80MHz, 256KB Flash/64KB RAM
  • HCI Bluetooth module Daughter Card
  • 16/24-bit, 32-192KHz DAC/Amp Daughter Card
  • 2 inch color LCD Display
  • Headphone/Line Out
  • Audio Control function
  • Bluetooth/USB Audio Software Support for Apple*
  • A separate iPod® Authentication Coprocessor Evaluation Board is required.
    *Please contact applesupport@microchip.com for more information
PIC32 Bluetooth and USB Audio Development Board

PIC32 Digital Audio Playback Development Kit

  • 80 MIPS 32-bit MCU with 512KB Flash/128KB RAM
  • Supports up to 48-KHz audio sample rate
  • On-Chip Audio SRC for low-cost DAC usage
  • MP3 Decode, 5-band EQ support
  • Display 16-bit color images
  • Microphone In, Headphone and Line Out
  • Power and Charger Circuit
PIC32 Audio Playback Development Kit

PIC32 Digital Audio Mixing Development Kit

  • 40 MIPS 32-bit MCU with 128 KB Flash/32 KB RAM
  • Up to 48KHz sampling rate
  • 16, 24, 32-bit stereo audio
  • Audio input and output mixing stages
  • 5-band equalizer
  • 3D stereo spatial separation support
PIC32 Audio Mixing Development Kit

8-bit PIC® MCU Accessory Development Kit

  • Component video output
  • Microphone line-in, Headphone output
  • PICtail™ connector for expansion
  • User interface buttons
  • Prototyping area
  • Power and charger circuit
8-bit PIC MCU Accessory Development Kit

16/32-bit PIC® MCU Accessory Development Kit

  • PIC24 / PIC32 Plug-in Module
  • PICtail™ Plus connector for expansion
  • Audio / video expansion capability
  • User interface buttons
  • Prototyping area
  • Power and charger circuit
16/32-bit PIC MCU Accessory Development Kit

Complete Accessory Development Kit Portfolio

Board Name Where to Buy
8-bit PIC® MCU Accessory Development Kit Apple's Authorized MFi Component Distributor
16- / 32-bit PIC® MCU Accessory Development Kit
PIC24F Digital Audio Playback Development Kit
PIC32 Digital Audio Playback Development Kit
PIC32 Audio Mixing Development Kit
MIDI Accessory Development Kit
Low Cost, Fixed Function with PIC12 and PIC16 Contact Microchip Sales Representative

Android

These accessory kits for Android™ may be purchased at Microchip channel partners or MicrochipDirect.com.

For more information, please contact androidsupport@microchip.com

PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit

  • System Product QDID (BQB) Certified
  • iPhone, Android and Samsung devices docking and charging
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming w/ SBC and AAC Decode
  • PIC32MX450F256L, 80MHz, 256KB Flash/64KB RAM
  • HCI Bluetooth module Daughter Card
  • 16/24-bit, 32-192KHz DAC/Amp Daughter Card
  • 2 inch color LCD Display
  • Headphone/Line Out
  • Audio Control function
PIC32 Bluetooth and USB Audio Development Board

PIC24F Accessory Development Starter Kit for Android™ (DM240415)

  • PIC24F 16-bit PIC® MCU with USB OTG
  • Type A USB connectory
  • User interface buttons
  • LEDs and potentiometer
  • Device charger circuitry up to 500mA
  • Arduino™ footprint compatible for prototyping
  • PICkit™ 3 programmer/debugger
PIC24F Accessory Development Starter Kit for Android™ (DM240415)

PIC32 Accessory Development Kit for Android™ (DM320412)

  • PIC32 PIC® MCU with USB OTG
  • Type A USB connector
  • I/O expansion board
  • On-board programming/debugging capability
PIC32 Accessory Development Kit for Android™ (DM320412)

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