PIC32MZ Embedded Connectivity with FPU Starter Kit

The PIC32MZ Embedded Connectivity with Floating Point Unit (EF) Family Starter Kit provides a low-cost method for the development and testing of USB and Ethernet-based applications with PIC32MZ EF family devices. It can be used as a stand-alone board, or mounted onto the Multimedia Expansion Board II or PIC32 I/O Expansion Board. Demonstration projects for this board are included in the MPLAB Harmony Framework.

This board has an on-board programmer/debugger. No external programmer/debugger (e.g. ICD3) is required.

There are two versions of this board. They are identical with one exception:

  • The PIC32MZ Embedded Connectivity with FPU (EF) Starter Kit uses PIC32MZ2048EFH144.
  • The PIC32MZ Embedded Connectivity with FPU (EF) Starter Kit with Crypto Engine uses PIC32MZ2048EFM144

Note: The Crypto version requires extra buyer ID verification steps and may not be available in every country.

Without Crypto

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  • Two Mini-B USB ports
    • One for debugging
    • One for USB to UART or I2C™ communications
  • Standard-A USB port for the embedded host
  • Micro-AB USB Host/Device/OTG port
  • The PHY daughter board features an RJ-45 Ethernet port for network connectivity

Optional Adaptor

The RJ-11 to ICSP Adapter 2 Board has a 0.050" (50 mil) pitch header. This can be used to connect a faster programmer/debugger (e.g. MPLAB® ICD3 or MPLAB® Real ICE) to this starter kit.


RJ-11 to 50 mil ICSP Adaptor

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