Why choose mikromedia?
This board provides a compact high-quality multimedia development platform for PIC18F87J50 device. It has numerous on-board modules, that allow you to write multimedia applications. This board can be used for both development or as a final product.
Mikromedia for PIC18FJ is fully supported by mikroC, mikroBasic and mikroPascal compilers for PIC. Compilers come with dozens of examples that demostrate every feature of the board.
On-board PIC18FJ is preprogrammed with fast USB HID bootloader, so it´s ready to work right out of the box. You don´t have to spend a dollar more on programmers. For those who need it, board can also be programmed and debugged using the external mikroProg programmer.
Easily create fantastic colorful graphical user interfaces (GUI) for mikromedia in VisualTFT software. Even total beginners will be able to create amazing applications.
All you need to start
All you need to get started: Examples, manuals, and bootloader application. Download examples and load them in your mikroMedia to see how it works. Examples demonstrate each on-board module and are a great starting point for your future mikroMedia projects.
Examples are written for all mikroElektronika PIC compilers: mikroC, mikroBasic and mikroPascal. They are well commented and each example contains working HEX file which you can load and use right away.
mikroMedia for PIC18FJ User Manual [11.51MB] mikroMedia for PIC18FJ Pinout [2.69MB] mikroMedia for PIC18FJ Schematic [2.69MB]
mikroMedia for PIC18FJ HID Bootloader [2.69MB]
For the geeks
What´s on board?
Scroll your cursor over the desired module and instantly get more information. Get to know your board even before you buy it. Become a mikroMedia geek.
On-board ADXL345 Digital Accelerometer allows you to measure acceleration.
Plug-in your headphones and listen to audio output from mp3 decoder circuit.
MCP73832 Battery Charger circuit enables you to charge your Li-Polymer battery directly from USB port.
Li-Polymer battery connector allows you easier connection with your battery. Autonomous power supply will give your mikromedia the wings it deserves.
8Mhz crystal oscillator circuit that provides external clock is connected to microcontroller osc pins.
Frontal Reset Button
If you place battery shield or integrate your board so that only front TFT is accessible, this reset button can be very handy.
Pads for connecting ICD2/3 connector board and programimg the MCU with external programmer.
Beginners won´t have to worry. PIC18F87J50 is simple enough for code writting and you´ll still have MCUs with up to 12 MIPS and Full Speed USB 2.0
microSD card slot
microSD Card slot allows you to store large ammounts of data externally on microSD card using fast SPI communication.
Pads for connecting and programming the board with mikroProg for PIC external programmer.
Stereo MP3 codec
VS1053 MPEG audio decoder with SPI interface for fast reproduction of MP3 files.
Every unsused microcontroller pin is available through connection pads. They can be used to connect your mikromedia board with additional shields or accessory boards.
We have added power indicator LED, so you can be sure whether your board has stable power supply.
On-Board power regulator ensures that each part of the board get the right voltages.
High quality reset button with surrounding reset circuitry ensures stable reset operation.
Store up to 8 Mbit of data in M25P80 Serial Flash Memory with 25 MHz SPI Bus Interface. It suports over 100,000 Erase/Program Cycles per Sector.
TFT with Touch Panel
320×240 TFT Color Display with Touch Panel can display vivid and clear color images or advanced graphic content.
PIC18F87J50 with USB OTG support, allows you to communicate with a PC or other USB devices using USB connection.
It can be even cooler
Accessories You Might Need
You probably think your board is as cool as it gets. Well, we present you with additional accessories that can make your board shine. Give your board the wings it deserves with battery power supply, and purchase industry standard durable microSD card for your multimedia applications. Don´t forget the earphones!
Battery Boost Shield
Battery Boost shield is an extension board that enables autonomous power supply using 2 x AAA batteries. It carrries MCP1640 integrated circuit that provides stable +4.0V power supply voltage.
PROTO shield is an extension board that enables users to place components and provide additional functionality to the base board. With connection pads, it´s easy to connect pins to the breadboard area.
mikromedia GAMING Shield
If you are a fan of arcade games, you won´t resist this fantastic board. Gaming shield is an extension board for your mikromedia that provides you with standard gaming buttons and audio speakers, so you can build and play your favorite arcade games. It´s ergonomic design makes sure it comfortably fits in your palms.
Need a mass storage in your device? With our microSD card you have 1GB of memory and two additional adapters for full compatibility with your devices.
Easily connect your mikromedia with additional electronics using wire jumpers. We offer female-to-female, male-to-male and female-to-male single pin wire jumper flavors.
Perfect solution for your favorite multimedia board or your personal mp3 player. Test your multimedia projects and listen to your favorite tunes.
If you need a battery power supply, we have a great and compact solution. This rechargable 1000mAh 3.7V battery can deliver even more. It´s compatible with on-board connector and battery charger.
what do you get
mikromedia for PIC18FJ is packed in the protective box along with the relevant documentation and product CD. This box is very resistant to all kinds of damages and shocks. The package contains:
Damage resistant protective box
mikromedia for PIC18FJ board in antistatic bag
User Manual and Board Schematic
DVD with documentation and code examples