PICDEM™ 2 Plus Development Board

The PICDEM 2 Plus Development Board makes it easier to develop projects using the capabilities of Microchip’s 8-bit microcontrollers, specifically 18-, 28- and 40-pin PIC16FXXX, PIC16F1XXX, and PIC18 devices.

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The PICDEM 2 Plus can be used as a standalone demonstration board with a programmed part. Alternatively, it can be used with an in-circuit emulator (for example, MPLAB® Real ICETM) or with an in-circuit programmer/debugger (such as MPLAB® ICD 3 or PICkitTM 3). Microchip offers a bundle of the PICDEM 2 PLUS and the MPLAB® ICD 3, called the MPLAB® ICD 3 Evaluation Kit (with PICDEM 2 Plus), product number DV164036. Sample programs are provided to demonstrate the unique features of the supported devices.

Key Features

  • LCD display
  • Piezo buzzer
  • Temperature Sensor
  • Four LEDs
  • Microchip TC74 thermal sensor
  • 32K x 8 Serial EEPROM
  • 5kΩ potentiometer for devices with analog inputs
  • On-board external oscillators
  • Three pushbutton switches for external stimulus and reset
  • Works off of a 9V battery or DC powerpack
  • Generous prototyping area

Connectivity options

  • Programmer/debugger connectivity using MPLAB® ICD 3, MPLAB Real ICE and PICkit 3
  • PICkit Serial Connector for analysis of serial communications peripherals such as SPI or I2C
  • Active RS 232 port
  • Expansion Header for PICtail daughter card connectivity, or for user access to MCU pins

Documentation and Software

PICDEM 2 Plus Demonstration Board User's Guide
PICDEM 2 Plus Bill of Materials and Schematics

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