Element14 Introduces Microchip Curiosity Board For potential IoT Applications

element14 has today launched the Curiosity development board from Microchip . On board programming and debug via MPLAB® X IDE and code generation via Microchip’s MCC will appeal to those new to microcontrollers such as hobbyists, makers and students.

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The board’s use of pdip components and access to most pins simplifies actual development for all users. In addition, the expansion capabilities offered by incorporating a MikroBUSTM Click board header and pads for an RN4020 Bluetooth Module combine to create potentially powerful IoT solutions.

The Curiosity Board, which costs S$29.80 also includes various LEDs, an mTouch button, push-button switches, and a potentiometer; available at http://sg.element14.com/2478422
Power is supplied via a USB connector on the rear of the board. Curiosity is fully compatible with MPLAB Code Configurator as well as supporting 8/14/20 pin PIC MCUs.

Mike McGlade, Channel Manager for Microchip EMEA, says: “With a free IDE and C Compiler, Microchip’s new low cost Curiosity Board is a ‘no-brainer’.”
See more Microchip products at http://sg.element14.com/microchip-industrial-control

Get a hands-on demo at the element14 booth F6, at Automation Mumbai on 24-27 August 2015, and find out how to use the right ready-to-adapt solutions.

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