Note: Character LCD, 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Transceiver Module, DS1820 are not included in the price!
The Easy24-33 v6 supports 14-, 18-, 20- and 28-pin PIC24 and dsPIC33 MCUs from Microchip.
Very fast, on-board USB 2.0 programmer with a simplified driver installation.
The mikroICD is a hardware tool designed for debugging programs on PIC24 and dsPIC33 devices.
The Easy24-33 v6 allows PIC24 and dsPIC33 microcontrollers to be interfaced with a wide range of peripheral modules.
The board features a USB to serial UART interface FT232R that can be easily connected to a PC.
The system features an on-board Touch Sense – capacitance sensing that can be used for input testing.
On-board USB UART module features FT232RL – An interface between a USB device and the host device.
The system can be easily configured via DIP switches. Each DIP switch configures a part of the system.
USB connector with LED indication for microcontrollers with USB facilities.
The system supports 14-, 18-, 20- and 28-pin dsPIC33 and PIC24 MCU. It comes with a PIC24F16KA102.
2 potentiometers are used for testing multiple AD conversions. Inputs can be configured via jumpers.
USB or external power supply source is selected by moving a jumper. Power supply switch turns the system on/off.
3.3 MCU Power Supply enables the microcontroller to operate stably.
All microcontroller pins are connected to 2×5 connectors for further expansion.
23 LEDs and push buttons are used to indicate pins’ logic state and test inputs of all pins at the same time.
On-board jumpers are used for pull-up/pull-down port configuration. These jumers are available for all pins.
RS-232 communication with a PC or an MCU is performed via DB9 connector.
External ICD connector is used to connect In-circuit debugger. Jumpers are used for microcontroller pin selection.
LCD Display can be easily connected via the on-board connector that is also connected to MCU pins.
Very fast, on-board USB 2.0 programmer with mikroICD. There is no need for connecting the external programmer.
Voltage level to be applied when a button is pressed (GND or +3.3V) is selected via the on-board jumper.
Temperature Sensor DS1820 measures temperature from -55Â°C to 125Â°C. It is connected to the system via socket.
On-board 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Transceiver Module (optional).
Reset circuit is used to reset the microcontroller. It is connected to the MCLR pin of the microcontroller.
LCD Contrast Potentiometer is used to adjust LCD contrast in a fast and easy way.
Piezo Buzzer is capable of emitting audio signals in frequency range between 20Hz and 20Khz.
CAN transceiver MCP2551 is used for communication with other microcontrollers.
Serial EEPROM 24AA01 can store up to 1Kbit of data and uses I2C communication.
64 Kbit Serial SRAM module 23K640 uses SPI communication interface.
Quartz Crystal is replaceable. The MCU pins can be configured via jumpers as oscillator inputs or regular I/O pins.
Screw terminal enables easier connection with external modules.
Prototyping Area enables you to add various electronic components. VCC and GND lines are also availiable.
Touch Sense enables input signal testing for devices that have CTMU used for capacitance sensing.
On-Board USB 2.0 Programmer and In-Circuit Debugger
3 in 1 Development System – Development System + On-Board USB 2.0 programmer + On-Board mikroICD (In-Circuit Debugger): mikroICD is a highly effective tool for Real-Time debugging at hardware level. The mikroICD enables you to execute a mikroC PRO, mikroPascal PRO or mikroBasic PRO program on a host PIC24 or dsPIC33 microcontroller and view variable values, Special Function Registers (SFRs), RAM and EEPROM memory modules while the program is running. There is also an ultra fast USB 2.0 PIC24 (dsPIC33) programmer for fast device programming that now supports more PIC24 and dsPIC33 microcontrollers.
Windows® Certified Drivers
Drivers for the on-board programmer are Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows® Vista and Windows® 7 certified. The Windows certificate is a proof that the programmer supports mentioned Windows operating systems and is immediately recognized by the system, which guarantees correct Plug and Play functionality. Driver certification provides users with a wide range of benefits such as stable functioning, the ability to install and delete drivers without rebooting and compatibility with future versions of Windows.
The Easy24-33 v6 development system supports a wide range of PIC24 and dsPIC33 microcontrollers. Newly released PIC24 and dsPIC33 MCUs will be supported by a new version of the LvPICFlash software that is updated regularly. Here is a list of microcontrollers that are supported by the Easy24-33 v6 development system:
Examples provided with this development system will show you how to easily connectPIC24 and dsPIC33 MCUs with other peripheral modules and how to use them to develop your prototype device. Each example contains a detailed description and the relevant program including comments. All examples can be downloaded from this page as well.
Demonstration of the ADC library for dsPIC usage – The analog input value is read on the channel 10, then that value is converted into a string and sent via the UART1.
Example of using I2C library routines. It establishes I2C bus communication with the 24C02 EEPROM chip, writes one byte of data on some location, then reads it and displays it on PORTB.
LED Blinking and LED Curtain examples.
MRF24J40 Transceiver Chip Example demonstrates simple wireless communication using 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Transceiver Module.
Simple example that demonstrates the usage of UART communication. The data is sent to dsPIC via UART and sent back.
Simple demonstration of the on-board buttons usage.
CAN Network demonstration – This example demonstrates how to use the on-board CAN module.
Example of using a 64 Kbit Serial SRAM device 23K640 by introducing its functions for following tasks: init, write data, read data, etc.
Touch Sense Example demonstrates how to use device CTMU connected to input capacitance sensing pheripheral.
Simple demonstration of how to read temperature from DS1820 (temperature sensor). Temperature is displayed on LCD.
On-board FTDI chip demonstration. The data is sent to dsPIC via FT232RL chip (UART to USB) and sent back.
Example for advanced communication with the 24C02 EEPROM chip by introducing its own library of functions for the following tasks: init, single write, single and sequential read.
Demonstration of LCD functions. LCD is first initialized (PORTB, 4-bit data interface, default pin settings), then some text is written in the first and second row.
Example of using on-board Piezo Buzzer. By pressing PORTD command buttons user plays a predefined pattern of sound using Sound library.
MMC/SD Example which demonstrates simple operations with MMC/SD card such as read and write functions, and observe the results through the Usart Terminal.
The development tool is packed in the protective box along with the relevant documentation and software CD. This box is very resistant to all kinds of damages and shocks. Note: Character LCD, 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Transceiver Module, DS1820 are not included in the price. The package contains:
Easy24-33 v6 Development System.
CD with software, drivers and examples in C, BASIC and Pascal.
Printed documentation includes: Easy24-33 v6 Manual, Easy24-33 v6 Schematic, mikroICD Manual and Quick Guide for Installing USB Drivers.
This product is shipped with a fully functional demo version of mikroC PRO for dsPIC30/33 and PIC24, mikroBasic PRO for dsPIC30/33 and PIC24 and mikroPascal PRO for dsPIC30/33 and PIC24 compilers. It contains a hex output limited to 6k of program words. These compilers come with selected examples for easy prototype development.