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).
The AT9919BDB1 demoboard is a high current LED driver designed to drive one LED at 1.0A from a 9.0 - 16VDC input. The demoboard uses an AT9919 hysteretic buck LED driver IC. The AT9919DB1 includes two PWM dimming modes. The analog control of the PWM dimming mode allows the user to dim the LED using a 0 - 2.0V analog signal applied between the ADIM and GND pins (0V gives 0% and 2.0V gives 100%). In this mode, the PWM dimming frequency is set to 1kHz on the board. The digital control of PWM dimming mode allows the user to dim the LEDs using an external, TTL-compatible square wave source applied between DIM and GND. In this case, the PWM dimming frequency and duty ratio are set by the external square wave source.
The ATAK51002 evaluation kit provides a complete bidirectional Car Access RKE (Remote Keyless Entry) reference system. The kit includes one base station part and two key fob parts. The implementation of the base station demo was made via the SPI. This provides an easy example how to control the new next generation transceiver from an external host controller. The two key fobs functions are realized via an embedded flash application. This gives an example how to build up a 1-chip application. This type of application helps the customer to minimize the design and significantly reduce the costs in their application.
The fully bidirectional communication is extended by using three RF channel. The key fob transmits the message on three different frequencies in case of a pressed button. This increases significantly the probability to get a successful communication even in a strongly disturbed environment. The base station is constantly in polling mode and searched for a valid message on the three known frequencies. In case of a successful reception, generates the base station part an acknowledge message. This message will be transmitted on the same channel that was used for the reception. This ensures that an undisturbed link will be used which minimizes the probability of a bad communication.
The demo provides an overview of the different application types and includes the key features of the next generation transceiver family.
The Ambient Lighting Module Reference Design offers a compact solution to control a RGB (Red, Green, Blue) LED over a LIN network. A RGB LED module can be used for illumination, backlighting or indication in a vehicle.
The Automotive Networking Development Board is a low-cost modular development system for Microchip’s 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers targeting CAN and LIN network related applications. The board supports devices using the 100 pin Plug-In Module (PIM) connector for easy device swapping. The board has four Mikrobus™ sockets which allow the user the ability to develop with a variety of MikroElectronika Click™ add-on boards. The board also includes a PICtail Plus edge connector for backwards compatibility to PICtail Plus boards used with the Explorer 16 Development board.
Power supply and PIMs (Plug-in Modules) are not included. See recommended add-ons below
- 12V power Supply (PS0019) or 9V power supply (AC002014)
- MCP2003B click LIN Transceiver
- MCP25625 click CAN Controller with integrated Transceiver
- Microchip PIM (Plug-in Module) boards.
Read the Automotive Networking Development Board User’s Manual (download section of this page)
The CAN BUS Analyzer Tool is a simple to use low cost CAN bus monitor which can be used to develop and debug a high speed CAN network. The tool supports CAN 2.0b and ISO11898-2 and a broad range of functions which allow it to be used across various market segments including automotive, industrial, medical and marine. The toolkit comes with all the hardware and software required to connect a CAN network to a PC. The Graphical User Interface makes it easy to quickly observe and interpret bus traffic.
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 CryptoAutomotive™ In-vehicle Network (IVN) Trust Anchor/Border Security Device (TA/BSD) development kit enables Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 customers to add comprehensive security to networked vehicle systems with minimal impact on current designs while providing the highest level of protection against threats. The only security-specific automotive tool in the industry, the CryptoAutomotive TA/BSD development kit together with a host MCU emulates a node in an automotive network and provides system designers with an intuitive starting point for implementing security. Designed to be flexible, the tool can support the nuances between each OEM’s implementation, allowing manufacturers to configure the node to conform to various specifications as well as industry standards. The tool emulates TA/BSD security companion devices and demonstrates secure key generation, secure boot, Electronic Control Unit (ECU) authentication , hardware-based crypto accelerators and more. Designers can also implement Controller Area Network Flexible Data rate (CAN-FD) message authentication with configurable MAC type and size along with freshness counter to prevent replay attacks as well as conversion of CAN 2.0 messages to CAN-FD with appended Message Authentication Codes (MAC) and subsequent MAC verification. Connecting multiple development kits together or connecting a development kit to a security capable tool, creates a network to verify groups of messages and associated CAN MACs across multiple nodes.
The kit is only released under NDA. (Please contact sales to complete an NDA)
Kit and accessory Information:
One CryptoAutomotive™ TA/BSD Development board preloaded with firmware and jumper settings.
Connector pack for connecting with ATSAMV71-XULT
Micro USB Cable.
QuickStart Information Card.
Recommended Accessories (Not part of Kit)
12V 1.25A Power Supply with 2.1mm Center pin Jack. (Needs to be ordered seperately).- USA Power Supply - Power Adapter Plug Set
ATSAMV71-XULT Development board to act as a host system.
CAN analyzer Hardware and Software tools- K2L MOCCA-FD and K2L Optolyzer (Optional)- Optolyzer Studio Professional
A second DM320112 CrytpoAutomotive™ development kit to support multiple node CAN-MAC if you do not have a security capable CAN tool
Software and Firmware Updates
All software and firmware is distributed only under NDA. To obtain the associated software and firmware contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The dsPIC33EV 5V CAN-LIN starter Kit features the dsPIC33EV256GM106 Digital Signal Controller (DSC) for automotive and motor control applications. The Starter Kit contains serial data ports for CAN, LIN and SENT, a self-contained USB programming/debug interface, and an expansion footprint for flexibility in application hardware development. This board allows users to explore three popular automotive and industrial serial data formats (CAN, LIN and SENT). The PICkit On-Board (PKOB) USB programmer and debugger allows simple programming without the need for an additional hardware interface. No other external tools are required to program the device.
The EERAM I²C PICtail™ Kit demonstrates the features and abilities of the 47C04 and 47L16 I²C EERAM devices in standard development platforms. By designing this daughter board with the PICtail Plus and mikroBUS™ connectors, it will operate with the Explorer 8 Development Board, the Explorer 16/32 Development Board, and many other tools. Package contents includes an Info Sheet and two EERAM I²C PICtail Plus Daughter Boards: (a) 47C04 (4 Kbit, 5V EERAM) and (b) 47L16 (16 Kbit, 3.3V EERAM).
The AT9933DB1 is an LED driver capable of driving up to 7 1-watt LEDs in series from an automotive input of 9 - 16V DC. The demoboard uses AT9933 in a boost-buck topology. The converter operates at frequencies in excess of 300kHz and has excellent output current regulation over the input voltage range. It can also withstand transients up to 42V and operate down to 6V input. The converter is also protected against open LED and output short circuit conditions. Protection against reverse polarity up to 20V is also included.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL MICROCHIP SALES OFFICE FOR DEMO BOARD AVAILABILITY.
The LIN Serial Analyzer development tool enables the user to monitor and communicate to a LIN (Local Interface Network) bus using a Personal Computer (PC). This is a powerful tool which can be used to send messages, monitor the bus traffic, perform errors checks and filter messages amongst many other features, allowing the user to develop and debug the system implementation.
The MCP1630 Automotive Input Boost Converter Demo Board demonstrates Microchip's high-speed pulse width modulator used for automotive applications. When used in conjunction with a microcontroller, the MCP1630/V devices will control the power system duty cycle to provide regulated output voltage. The PIC12F683 microcontroller is used to provide oscillator pulses at switching frequency of 500 kHz and set maximum duty cycle. The MCP1630/V devices generate duty cycles based on various external signals like, the input oscillator pulses from PIC12F683, the reference voltage and the feedback voltage.
The PIC12F683 microcontroller is programmable, allowing the user to modify or develop their own firmware routines to further evaluate the MCP1630/V devices in this application.
The MCP1630 SEPIC Automotive LED Driver Reference Design is a step-up/down, Switch mode, DC-DC converter used for powering LED applications. The demo board provides a 350 mA (700 mA, with hardware modification) constant current source. Other output currents can be obtained with minor modifications to the board components’ values. In addition, the board sustains the high-voltage peaks and hence provides useful information about typical high-voltage applications that can be found in the automotive field.
The MCP2515 PICtail™ Demo Board implements a simple CAN bus using two nodes. One node uses the MCP2515 Stand Alone CAN controller and the other node uses the MCP25020 CAN I/O Expander. Each node utilizes one input (push button) and one output (LED).
The boards demonstrate a simple, inexpensive implementation of a CAN bus. The MCP2515 node transmits its input (push button) information at regular intervals and request input (push button) information from the MCP25020 at regular intervals. An LED on each node reflects the state of the other node's push button.
The MCP2515 PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a simple Controller Area Network (CAN) board designed to be used with boards containing the PICtail Plus connector. The board also has the PICkit™ Serial connector for interfacing to the PICkit Serial Analyzer tool. The CAN node consists of the MCP2515 Stand-Alone CAN controller and MCP2551 CAN transceiver. The PICkit Plus and PICkit Serial connectors allow the board to be interfaced to a variety of PICmicros so that the user can develop a CAN node. The board also contains headers or test points for most of the MCP2515 pins to allow the external functions to be monitored/evaluated.
The MCP7941X RTCC PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board demonstrates the features and abilities of the MCP7941X and MCP7940X I²C™ Real-Time Clock/Calendar family in standard development platforms. By designing this daughter board with the PICtail Plus, PICtail and PICkit™ serial connectors, it will operate with the Explorer 16 Development Board, the PICDEM PIC18 Explorer Board, the XLP 16-bit Development Board and the PICkit Serial Analyzer tool. A 3V, 2032-size coin cell battery (not included) can be installed in the coin cell holder for backup power. Package contents includes the RTCC PICtail Plus Daughter Board and an Info Sheet.
The MCP795XX PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board demonstrates the features and abilities of the MCP795XX SPI Real-Time Clock/Calendar (RTCC) family in standard development platforms. This daughter board will support the full featured 14-pin MCP795W2X and MCP795W1X devices. By designing this daughter board with both PICtail and PICtail Plus connectors, it will operate with the Explorer 16 Development Board and the PICDEM PIC18 Explorer Board. Also included is a 3V coin cell battery for backup power to the RTCC.
The MCP8025 TQFP BLDC Motor Driver Evaluation Board demonstrates Microchip’s 3-Phase Brushless DC (BLDC) Motor Gate Driver with Power Module, MCP8025, used in a BLDC motor drive application. When used in conjunction with a microcontroller, the MCP8025 will provide the necessary drive signals to drive for a 3-Phase BLDC motor. The MCP8025 contains the high-side and low-side drivers for external N-channel MOSFETs. A dsPIC33EP256MC504 processor is used to supply the PWM inputs to the MCP8025 as well as handle the high-speed Analog-To-Digital Conversion (ADC) required for 50 kHz PWM operation. The MCP8025 UART interface is used to configure the MCP8025 device and to send fault information to the dsPIC ® DSC controller. The evaluation board firmware uses a 6-step trapezoidal drive control algorithm to demonstrate the MCP8025 capabilities.
The Three Coil Wireless Power Transmitter is based on the dsPIC33CH128MP506 device and implements a fixed frequency power control topology. The front-end buck-boost control is managed by the dsPIC33CH device. The transmitter includes CAN for ease of integration into the automotive environment. The transmitter also enables the implementation of NFC.
Microchip’s dual-core dsPIC33CH devices integrates the wireless power software stack along with CAN-FD software, Front-end Buck- Boost control, NFC software stack, and Crypto Authentication software. The software is partitioned between the two cores such that the wireless power control is implemented independently on one core and all the remaining functions are implemented in the other core. This partitioning facilitates independent code development on separate modules and enables parallel execution of the Qi protocol and other functions such as NFC
PIC18F26K83 Plug-In Module (PIM)
Processor Plug-In Modules are small circuit boards to be used with the various Microchip Development Boards to evaluate various MCU families. These plug into the main processor socket of the Development Boards so that different microcontrollers can be used for prototyping, demonstration or development --quickly and easily.
This processor PIM includes a 28-pin PIC18F26K83 MCU sample. The PIM plugs into Automotive Networking Development Board (ADM00716).
This PIM can be used to evaluate the following MCUs:
The RN4677 PICtail/PICtail Plus is a Bluetooth Dual Mode development board using the Microchip RN4677 Bluetooth Dual Mode module. The RN4677 module is a Dual mode Bluetooth module that complies with Bluetooth Core Specification 4.0. TheRN4677 uses a simple ASCII command interface over the UART. The board enables evaluation of the RN4677 and development of Bluetooth low Energy applications in two different ways:
1) Out of the box: When plugged into the USB port of a PC, the board will enumerate as a Communication Device Class (CDC) Serial device. Through a terminal program, users can configure and control the module and transfer data using the easy to use provided command set.
2) As a PICtail/PICtail Plus, the board interfaces to one of hundreds of available PIC Microcontrollers through this standard Microchip interface. The PICtail bridges the host MCU UART to the RN4677's UART interface for data transfer or configuration using the straight-forward, easy-to-use ASCII style command set.
The SAMHA1G16A Xplained Pro evaluation kit is ideal for evaluating and
prototyping with the ATSAMHA1G16A ARM® Cortex®-M0+ based microcontrollers.
Extension boards to the SAMHA1G16A Xplained Pro can be purchased
The ATSAMHA1G16A -XPRO evaluation kit does not include extension boards.
SAM HA1G16A Xplained Pro supports the I/O1 Xplained Pro, OLED1 Xplained
Pro, QT2 and QT4 Xplained Pro and PROTO1 Xplained Pro extension boards.
The Tire Pressure Monitoring Node contains the hardware required to implement a tire pressure sensing system on a single tire. The kit comprises of two boards: The sensor board and the low frequency initiator board.
The sensor board uses analog pressure and temperature sensors to measure pressure within the tire. This information is transmitted to the APGRD003 Base Station via RF (UHF). Upon initialization of the system, each node is given a unique Identifier to determine the number of node in the system and to track tire location. The TPMS Reference Design is capable of tracking up to 5 separate nodes.
The Komodo™ CAN Duo Interface (Total Phase TP360110) is a two-channel USB-to-CAN adapter and analyzer. The Komodo interface is an all-in-one tool capable of active CAN data transmission and non-intrusive CAN bus monitoring. The portable and durable Komodo interface easily integrates into end-user systems. It provides a flexible and scalable solution for a variety of applications. The Komodo CAN Duo Interface features two independently customizable CAN channels, a royalty-free API, and cross-platform support for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
Configure each CAN channel independently as either an adapter or a non-intrusive analyzer. Communicate and/or monitor two different CAN buses with a single Komodo interface.
Full Featured CAN Adapter
The Komodo CAN Duo Interface can operate as a CAN node, to send and receive messages, on up to two different CAN networks. Communicate with any type of CAN network, from automotive systems to industrial controls. The Komodo interface operates at up to a maximum bitrate of 1 Mbps.
True Real-Time Monitoring Non-intrusively monitor up to 2 different CAN buses and see the data as it is captured. Each channel of the Komodo interface is independently, galvanically isolated and can capture CAN data at up to 1 Mbps.
GPIO General Purpose I/O
The 8 GPIO pins can be configured for input or output, allowing the Komodo interface to communicate with external logic.
The Komodo CAN Duo Interface is rated for operating temperatures from -40°C to +85°C (non-condensing).
The Komodo CAN Duo Interface comes complete with a royalty-free API. There are no yearly support contracts and no fees for software updates.
The low cost makes it affordable for a company to provide every developer with their own interface.
The Komodo interface is completely field-upgradable via USB. You will never have to worry about being out of step with the latest software features. Software and firmware upgrades are always freely available in the Downloads section of the Total Phase website.
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