This board is simple
enough that it can be
anything you desire.
It can be the brains of your
machine or the heart of your
robot. It is a compact solution with
all the basic elements you need to get going.
PIC-Ready1 Board is a small board that supports 28- and 40- pin 5V PIC MCUs
A USB to serial UART interface FT232R is available on-board and can be easily connected to a PC.
Board comes preprogrammed with bootloader, so you will be able to program the chip without the programmer.
On-board prototyping area allows you to easily place your components on the board itself, and create a fully functional device.
The board can be powered with the 7-23V AC or 9-32V DC power supply via a screw terminal.
PIC-Ready1 Board is the best solution for fast and simple development of microcontroller applications using 28- and 40-pin PIC MCUs. It comes with PIC16F887 connected to 11.592MHz crystal oscillator.
It includes connectors for PICFlash with mikroICD In-System Stand-Alone Programmer.
A voltage regulator is available on-board, so that no additional regulation is needed.
All microcontroller pins are available through five IDC10 connectors. They enable you to easily attach many peripheral modules so you can quickly assemble a functional working environment.
We have decided to ship the board with PIC, at the same price of the board as before. From now on this board is ready to rock right out of the box.
mikroElektronika PIC compilers will give you a head start when you develop your project. Many available libraries and examples promise fast code development.
You won’t have to spend a dollar more on external programmers, because chip with bootloader can program itself with your new program. Very handy, isn’t it?
Board features PIC16F887 MCU with 14K of program memory and 368 bytes of RAM, AD converters, etc.
Power supply 7-23V AC or 9-32V DC is provided via a screw terminal.
The USB UART module features FT232RL - an interface between a USB device and the microcontroller.
The MCU is connected to 11.592MHz oscillator which provides clock ideal for RS232 communication.
Via IDC10 connectors you can easily attach additional boards and create a complex device with no soldering at all.
Reset circuit is connected to the MCLR Pin of the MCU.
Connectors for in-circuit debugging and programming with PICFlash with mikroICD.
Prototype Area enables users to add various electronic components. VCC and GND lines are also provided.
All MCU pins are marked on the board. These marks describe connections, modes, and other useful notes.
Reset the board and and click on ‘Connect With MCU’ within 5s timeframe to force the chip into bootloader mode.
Click on ’Browse for HEX’ button and find the desired HEX file which will be used for programming microcontroller on your PIC-Ready1 board.
Click on ‘Begin Uploading’ button to start the process. After uploading is completed, reset the chip to start your new program.
More detailed steps are described in How To Use PIC-Ready1 Booloader manual.
PIC-Ready1 board is completely supported by all MikroElektronika PIC compilers. Having smart code optimization, you can rely on rich set of libraries and comprehensive Help file to get started in no time.
We present you with set of examples that demonstrate basic possibilities of the board and will give you a few ideas what can you do using many provided compiler libraries.
No. USB connector can only be used for communication. Board is designed to use on-board power regulator for stable and reliable power supply.
No, you don’t. Bootloader is delivered with the chip so that people without external programmer can still upload their code and have no further expenses.
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We deliver our products to all countries in the world using following shipping options:
DHL Express: $25.00 USD for up to 5 Kgs, usually arrives in 2-4 business days.
Post Office $25.00 USD, no weight limit, usually arrives in 7-12 business days.
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Recommended substitute product: Ready for PIC Board
Additional PIC16F887 MCU with UART Bootloader
Book: PIC Microcontrollers - Programming in C