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Get Started with Wi-Fi® for MCU-based applications

Microchip's approach to Wi-Fi® is simple. Remove as many barriers as possible so you can focus on your design. Our Wi-Fi solutions are fully-certified which eliminates the need to spend time and money certifying your Wi-Fi design. Our Wi-Fi solutions are designed to be easy-to-use, out of the box with plenty of documentation, free software and design examples to get you from concept to prototype in minutes.

To easily add Wi-Fi to your MCU-based application, we recommend the ATWINC1500-XSTK plug-and-play development kit. This all-inclusive starter kit has everything you need to get up and running in a few minutes. Follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1: Order the ATWINC1500-XSTK

The ATWINC1500-STK includes:

  • SAMD21 Xplained Pro
  • WINC1500 Xplained Pro Extension board
  • I/O1 Xplained Pro Extension board
  • Two USB Type A to Micro B Cables (1.5m)
ATWINC1500-XSTK

Step 2: Connect the SAM D21 Xplained Pro kit to your PC

Step 3: Download Atmel Studio and update the firmware on the ATWINC1500

Step 4: Choose one of 35+ example codes to start your development

Documentation for the ATWINC1500-XSTK

For more information, visit Microchip’s technical support page.