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This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on the SAM9G10.

ATPL250A Evaluation Kit

Part Number: ATPL250A-EK

No Longer Available

The ATPL250A-EK is a hardware platform for evaluating the ATPL250A modem for G3 power line communication. The kit provides easy access to the features of the ATPL250A and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design.

ATSAM4CP16B Evaluation Kit

Part Number: ATSAM4CP16B-EK

Mature Product

SAM4CP16B Evaluation Kit shows the capabilities of SAM4CP16B for Smart Metering platforms with embedded Power Line Communications. The EK includes a fully operational PRIME (PoweR line Intelligent Metering Evolution) communications stack. PRIME is a mature, consolidated and worldwide accepted standard for OFDM-based power line communications, with focus on providing Smart Grid services over electricity distribution networks. SAM4CP16B platform supports PRIME v1.3.6 version of the specification. On top of that, SAM4CP16B supports frequency band extension up to 500 kHz, as well as additional robust modes for data transmission.

ATSAM4CP16C Evaluation Kit

Part Number: ATSAM4CP16C-EK

Mature Product

The ATSAM4CP16C-EK is a hardware platform for evaluating the SAM4CP16C System-on-Chip for G3 power line communication. The kit provides easy access to the features of the SAM4CP16C and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design.

The SAMA5D2 Xplained Ultra is a fast prototyping and evaluation platform for the SAMA5D2 series of microprocessors (MPUs). The board includes eMMC and DDR3 memories as well as a rich set of connectivity options. Connectors and expansion headers allows for easy customization and quick access to leading edge embedded features such as the Class D amplifier or the capacitive touch controller (PTC). A Linux distribution and software package allows you to easily get started with your development.
The ATBASENODE-EK comprises one ATPL230ABN board and three couplings (for CEN-A, ARIB and FCC frequency bands), allowing evaluation of point to point Power Line Communications performance.
The PRIME Base Node reference design contained in this evaluation kit can be used to implement either complex, fully-featured Data Concentrators or simpler, less featured Gateway devices.

ATPL230A analog front end for Power Line communication (PLC) is a compact and high-efficient device for a wide range of Smart Grid applications such as Smart Metering (Smart Meters and Data
Concentrators), Lighting, Industrial/Home Automation, Home and Building Energy Management Systems, Solar Energy and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Charging Stations.
ATPL230A is able to operate in independently selectable transmission bands up to 472 kHz, achieving baud rates ranging from 5.4 kbps up to 128.6 kbps.
ATPL230A has been conceived to be bundled with an external Atmel MCU. ATPL230ABN Base Node board mounts the ATPL230A transceiver and a SAME70 ARM Cortex M7 microcontroller. This
development board provides a full featured platform to develop a complete communications system based on Power Line Communication technology.

The SAMA5D2-PTC-EK is used to develop and evaluate capacitive touch controls using the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) module contained in the SAMA5D2 MPU family. The PTC provides built-in hardware for capacitive touch measurement on sensors that function as buttons, sliders, wheels or a touch pad. The PTC supports both self and mutual-capacitance measurements, up to an 8x8 button matrix, without the need for any external components. Features include adjustments for sensitivity and noise tolerance, as well as self-calibration, minimizing user tuning efforts. The PTC runs the QTouch Modular Library (QTML). A GUI-based PTC Toolbox software program is used to configure the touch features. QTouch extension boards QT1, QT2 and QT6 attach to the PTC-EK's XPRO wing connectors to demonstrate buttons, sliders, wheels and touch pad operation.

The bundle consists of SAMA5D2-PTC-EK development board and ATQT1-XPRO - QT1 Xplained Pro extension kit.

The High-Performance WVGA LCD Display Module with maXTouch® Technology (AC320005-5) is designed for evaluating the Microchip's graphics display solution and graphics library for 32-bit microcontrollers and microprocessors. This board is compatible with both versions of the Multimedia Expansion Board II (DM320005-2 or DM320005-5), as well as with Xplained Pro and Xplained Ultra evaluation kits. This board has a TFT 800 x 480 display with a 24-bit parallel RGB interface with a maXTouch technology capacitive touch interface.

 

J-32 Debug Probe

Part Number: DV164232

The J-32 Debug Probe Debugger/Programmer provides affordable, fast and easy debugging and programming for Microchip’s PIC32 and SAM MCU and SAM MPU products. It is fully integrated into Microchip’s powerful MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment and easy-to-use Integrated Programming Environment. Connecting existing hardware is simple as it keeps the Segger J-Link/J-Trace 20-pin debugging connector. A compact form factor and two mounting holes permit the J-32 Debug Probe to mount securely onto development or end-user equipment to support product testing and calibration. J-32 Debug Probe has all the necessary performance and features 32-bit MCU and MPU developers need.

The J-32 Debug Probe is fast and easy to use. This redesigned product features fast downloads from RAM to Flash memory. Run-time data collection is available with bi-directional target communication and built-in virtual COM port functionality which simplifies calibration. Future new product support will always be free with regular software updates. Although the 20-pin header for SAM products is provided, the Debugger Adapter Board (AC102015), sold separately, is available for PIC32 MIPS devices from Microchip Purchasing and Client Services (www.microchip.com/purchase). J-32 Debug Probe is a cost-effective solution to debugging and programming Microchip’s 32-bit MCU and MPU products.

This product is a subset of Segger J-Link Base. Please refer to Segger's J-Link Manual for setup and operational information here.

Native support is available in MPLAB X IDE v5.25 which is available on the Downloads tab on the MPLAB X IDE product page here.

For support inquiries, please contact support_jlink@segger.com

 

 

The Linux OS and Microchip’s microprocessors (MPUs) have gone hand in hand since 2002 when our first MPU, the AT91RM9200, was introduced. By supporting mainline Linux, you receive the full support of the open source community to create high-quality solutions. Microchip has been mainlining its kernel, bootloader and drivers since 2004, and mainlining has become a centerpiece of our Linux strategy because of the value it brings to users.

Microchip uses its www.linux4sam.org website to provide access to new developments which are reviewed by our Linux maintainers and fully tested on our hardware platforms. Using Long-Term Support (LTS) Linux kernels provides access to kernel maintenance for two to six years.

MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is an expandable, highly configurable software program that incorporates powerful tools to help you discover, configure, develop, debug and qualify embedded designs for most of Microchip’s microcontrollers, microprocessors and digital signal controllers.
MPLAB X IDE works seamlessly with the MPLAB development ecosystem of software and tools, many of which are completely free.

MPLAB X IDE brings a host of features to help you quickly debug your projects and minimize your development time.

All of Microchip’s tools can run on Windows®, macOS®, and Linux® operating systems for maximum workstation flexibility.

For further information go to: mplab-x-ide

MPLAB® Harmony is a modular framework that provides interoperable firmware libraries for application development on 32-bit microcontrollers and microprocessors. It includes an easy to use Graphical User Interface (GUI), MPLAB Harmony Configurator (MHC), for selection, configuration, and generation of starter code, peripheral libraries, and extensive middleware (USB, TCP/IP, graphics, etc).
For the first time, this newest release of MPLAB Harmony (version 3) adds support for SAM MCUs and MPUs in the MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (supported devices).

MPLAB Harmony v3 includes the MPLAB Harmony Configurator (MHC) tool, a set of modular device and middleware libraries and numerous example applications, all of which are designed to help you quickly and easily develop powerful and efficient embedded software for Microchip’s 32-bit PIC® and SAM devices.

The MPLAB Harmony framework can be downloaded directly from the Harmony GitHub site, or you can use the framework downloader tool from within the MPLAB® X IDE.

The ATPANCOORDINATOR-EK comprises one ATPL250ABN board and three couplings (for CEN-A, ARIB and FCC frequency bands), allowing evaluation of point to point Power Line Communications performance.

It implements an Atmel® Cortex™-M7 device acting as MCU host, combined with ATPL250A modem for PLC (Power Line Communication). ATPL250A is a power line communications base band transceiver, compliant with the PHY layer of G3-PLC specification.
ATPL360-EK is an evaluation kit for the PL360B modem from Microchip. The evaluation kit includes two PL360MB smart metering boards, allowing to evaluate the performance of PL360B device in point to point links using Power Line Communication (PLC).

Each PL360MB board in this evaluation kit is a full-featured platform to develop a complete Smart Meter. PL360MB boards include a PL360B modem for Power Line Communication (PLC), driven by a SAM4CMS16C ARM Cortex-M4 microcontroller with embedded metrology analog front end.
PL360G55CF-EK is an evaluation kit for the PL360B modem controlled by the SAMG55J19B ARM Cortex-M4 microcontroller from Microchip.

PL360G55CF-EK allows to evaluate the performance of PL360B device in point to point links using Power Line Communication (PLC) in FCC band or CENELEC-A band.

SAM9260-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9260-EK

Mature Product
This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on an SAM9260.

SAM9263-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9263-EK

This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on an SAM9263 microcontroller.

SAM9CN11-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9CN11-EK

Mature Product
The SAM9CN11-EK evaluation kit enables rapid evaluation and code development of applications running ona SAM9CN11 or a SAM9CN12device.

SAM9G10-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9G10-EK2

This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on the SAM9G10.
The SAM9G15 Software Package consists of SAM9G15 MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil and IAR EWARM compilers.

SAM9G15-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9G15-EK

The SAM9G15-EK Evaluation Kit enables rapid evaluaton and code development of applications running on a SAM9G15 device.

SAM9G20-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9G20-EK

Mature Product
This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on the SAM9G20.
The SAM9G25 Software Package consists of SAM9G25 MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil and IAR EWARM compilers.

SAM9G25-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9G25-EK

Mature Product
The SAM9G25-EK Evaluation Kit enables evaluaton and code development of applications running on a SAM9G25 device.
The SAM9G35 Software Package consists of SAM9G35 MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil and IAR EWARM compilers.

SAM9G35-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9G35-EK

The SAM9G35-EK Evaluation Kit enables rapid evaluaton and code development of applications running on a SAM9G35 device.
This software package provides drivers, software services and libraries, and demonstration applications for SAM9M10 and SAM9G45 MPUs. Each software module contains full source code, usage examples, documentation, and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil, and IAR EWARM compilers.
This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on the SAM9M10 or the SAM9G45. It is delivered with free packages for Android, Microsoft Windows and Linux to enable rapid application development.
The SAM9N/CN Software Package consists of MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries for SAM9N12, SAM9CN11 and SAM9CN12. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil and IAR EWARM compilers.

SAM9N12-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9N12-EK

The SAM9N12-EK Evaluation Kit enables rapid evaluation and code development of applications running on a SAM9N12 device.

SAM9RL-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9RL-EK

Mature Product
This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on the SAM9R64 and SAM9RL64 microcontrollers.
The SAM9X25 Software Package consists of SAM9X25 MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil and IAR EWARM compilers.

SAM9X25-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9X25-EK

Mature Product
The SAM9X25-EK Evaluation Kit enables rapid evaluaton and code development of applications running on a SAM9X25 device.
The SAM9X35 Software Package consists of SAM9X35 MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC, Keil and IAR EWARM compilers.

SAM9X35-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9X35-EK

The SAM9X35-EK Evaluation Kit enables rapid evaluaton and code development of applications running on a SAM9X35 device.

SAM9XE-EK

Part Number: AT91SAM9XE-EK

This kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on an SAM9XE microcontroller.
The SAMA5D2 software package consists of MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC and IAR EWARM compilers.
The ATSAMA5D27-SOM1-EK1 is a fast prototyping and evaluation platform for the SAMA5D2 based System in Packages (SiPs) and the SAMA5D27-SOM1 (SAMA5D27 System On Module). The kit comprises a baseboard with a soldered ATSAMA5D27-SOM1 module. The module features an ATSAMA5D27C-D1G-CU SIP embedding a 1-Gbit (128 MB) DDR2 DRAM.  The SOM integrates a Power Management IC (PMIC), a QSPI memory, a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet PHY and a serial EEPROM with a MAC address. 128 GPIO pins are provided by the SOM for general use in the system. The board features a wide range of peripherals, as well as a user interface and expansion options, including two mikroBUS™ click interface headers to support MikroElektronika click boards™ and one PMOD™ interface. Linux distribution and software package allows you to easily get started with your development.
The SAMA5D2-PTC-EK is used to develop and evaluate capacitive touch controls using the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) module contained in the SAMA5D2 MPU family. The PTC provides built-in hardware for capacitive touch measurement on sensors that function as buttons, sliders, wheels or a touch pad.  The PTC supports both self and mutual-capacitance measurements, up to an 8x8 button matrix, without the need for any external components.  Features include adjustments for sensitivity and noise tolerance, as well as self-calibration, minimizing user tuning efforts. The PTC runs the QTouch Modular Library (QTML).  A GUI-based PTC Toolbox software program is used to configure the touch features.  QTouch extension boards QT1, QT2 and QT6 attach to the PTC-EK's XPRO wing connectors to demonstrate buttons, sliders, wheels and touch pad operation.
The SAMA5D3 software package consists of MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC and IAR EWARM compilers.
The SAMA5D3 Xplained is a fast prototyping and evaluation platform for microprocessor-based design. The board comes with a rich set of ready to use connectivity and storage peripherals and expansion headers for easy customization. A Linux distribution and software package gets you evaluating fast. A USB device connector can be used to power the board as well as programming and debugging it.

The SAMA5D4 software package consists of MPU peripheral drivers, software services and libraries. Each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC and IAR EWARM compilers.

The SAMA5D4 Xplained Ultra is a member of Xplained fast prototyping and evaluation platforms. The board is based on the SAMA5D4 microprocessor and comes with a rich set of ready-to-use connectivity, an LCD and HDMI interface, an embedded debug interface unit, as well as storage peripherals and expansion headers for easy customization. A Linux distribution and software package gets you evaluating fast. A USB device connector can be used to power the board as well as to program and debug it.

Microchip SAM Boot Assistance (SAM-BA) software provides an open set of tools for in-system programming of Microchip ARM Thumb-based microcontrollers and microprocessors.

The latest generations of MPUs are support on SAM-BA v3 available on the SAM-BA github site.
For MCUs and legacy MPUs the latest versions of SAM-BA v2 can be downloaded from the documents tab.

With the SAM-BA monitor residing in on-chip non-volatile memory, you can use SAM-BA as a tool to re-program the MPU or MCU, without connecting to the debugger.
If you use the secure boot feature of Microchip’s MPUs, you should use the Secure SAM-BA edition.

Microchip’s software packages deliver a set of C-drivers that run on the evaluation kits and exercise all peripherals. The software packages are also very useful for board bring-up as well as quick prototyping.

The software packages consist of drivers, software services and libraries. For Microchip’s microprocessors, each software module is provided with full source code, examples of usage, rich html documentation and ready-to-use projects for the GNU GCC and IAR EWARM compilers.

You can download the latest software packages and participate in the development on the Software Package GitHub site.