dsPIC33C Digital Power Starter Kit

dsPIC33C Digital Power Starter Kit introduces and demonstrate the capabilities and features of Microchip's SMPS families of devices. It features on-board dsPIC33CK256MP505 DSC, SMPS power stages, loads, LCD display, USB/UART bridge and programmer/debugger, which eliminates the need for any additional hardware.


Key features

dsPIC33C Digital Power Starter Kit

  • dsPIC33CK Single Core Digital Signal Controller (DSC)
  • Buck Converter Stage
  • Boost Converter Stage
  • PICkit™ On-Board (PKOB) Programmer/Debugger Circuit
  • USB/UART Hub and Bridges
  • Temperature Sensor
  • 2x16 Character LCD
  • Loads Control Push Buttons
  • Reset Push Button
  • User Push Button

Package contents

  • dsPIC33C Digital Power Starter Kit Board
  • 9V Power Supply
  • USB Cable
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Part Number : DM330017-3

dsPIC33CK Curiosity Development Board

The dsPIC33CK Curiosity Development Board (DM330030) is a cost-effective development and demonstration platform for the dsPIC33CK family of single-core high performance digital signal controllers. Designed to take full advantage of Microchip’s MPLAB® X IDE, the board includes an integrated programmer/debugger and requires no additional hardware, making it a perfect starting point to explore the dsPIC33CK family. Visit our Curiosity Design Center for more information on the Curiosity platform.


Key features

  • dsPIC33CK256MP508 single-core high performance DSC
  • integrated PICkit™ On-Board (PKOB) programmer/debugger
  • 2x mikroBUS™ interfaces for hardware expansion, compatible with a wide range of existing click boards™ from MikroElektronika
  • 3.3V LDO to power the dsPIC33CK and external circuitry
  • Configurable jumper for selecting +5V USB power or external power
  • Analog input filter sections for all 3 op-amps
  • MCP6021 op amp voltage reference generator for op-amps
  • 1x Red/Green/Blue (RGB) LED
  • 2x General purpose green indicator LEDs
  • 3x General purpose pushbuttons
  • 1x MCLR reset pushbutton
  • 10k Potentiometer
  • USB to UART interface
  • Female, 100mil pitch, I/O pin access headers for probing and connecting to all target microcontroller GPIO pins

Package contents

  • dsPIC33CK Curiosity Development Board
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Part Number : DM330030

DM330029 Digital Power Development Board

The Digital Power Development Board is a demonstration board that provides the user a flexible measurement platform for all compatible Microchip dsPIC33’s Digital Power Plug-In Modules (DP PIMs).

DP PIM modules can be inserted into the mating socket in the middle of the Digital Power Development Board. All pins of the DP PIM are accessible via test loops or pin headers. The on-board Micro USB connector provides a DC power input to all circuitry. In addition, a mikroBUS™ socket is provided to extend functionality.


Key features

  • Socket for DP PIM
  • Digital GPIO test points. Pin header with connection to the digital test points
  • ADC and DAC test points
  • External analog signal input
  • Potentiometer for DC level insertion from GND to +3.3V; it can be connected to the lower half of the ADC inputs
  • Analog input connection jumpers
  • User push button
  • Reset push button
  • mikroBUS™ socket
  • ICSP™ header to program the on-board MCU (6-pin, 2.54 mm header)
  • ICSP header to program the on-board MCU (RJ25 connector)
  • General purpose soldering pad area
  • Solder pads for ground connection
  • USB connector
  • On-board LDO with Power Good (PG) function
  • Power indicator LED (Green)
  • User LEDs (Red and Green)
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Part Number : DM330029

MA330049 : dsPIC33CH512MP506 Digital Power PIM

The dsPIC33CH512MP506 Digital Power Plug-In Module (DP PIM) is a demonstration board that, in conjunction with different power boards, showcases the Microchip dsPIC33CH512MP506 16-Bit Digital Signal Controller (DSC) features.

The DP PIM provides access to the dsPIC33CH512MP506 analog inputs, the Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output, the Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) outputs and the General Purpose Input and Output (GPIO) ports.

Compatible with Digital Power Development Board (Part No. DM330029) and Low Voltage PFC Development Board (Part No. DV330101)


Key features

  • Microchip dsPIC33CH512MP506 16-Bit Digital Signal Controller
  • ICSP™ programming header for Master core
  • Both cores can be programmed and debugged through one ICSP interface
  • On-board LDO with Power Good (PG) function
  • Micro USB connector
  • MCP2221A USB to UART/I2C serial converter
  • Board edge connection interface for analog inputs/outputs, PWM outputs and GPIO ports
  • Test point loop for DAC output
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Part Number : MA330049

MA330048 : dsPIC33CK256MP506 Digital Power PIM

The dsPIC33CK256MP506 Digital Power Plug-In Module (DP PIM) is a building block for Microchip’s digital power development boards that allows the controller to be easily swapped out for various dsPIC33 family members. The flexibility offered by these DP PIMs can also benefit customer’s development efforts if their prototyping boards incorporate this standardized DP PIM connector.

Compatible with Digital Power Development Board (Part No. DM330029) and Low Voltage PFC Development Board (Part No. DV330101)


Key features

  • Microchip dsPIC33CK256MP506 16-Bit Digital Signal Controller
  • ICSP™ programming header
  • On-board LDO with Power Good (PG) function
  • Micro USB connector
  • MCP2221A USB to UART/I2C serial converter
  • Board edge connection interface for analog inputs/outputs, PWM outputs and GPIO ports.
  • Test point loop for DAC output
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Part Number : MA330048

MA330043 : dsPIC33EP128GS806 Digital Power PIM

The dsPIC33EP128GS806 Digital Power Plug-In Module (DP PIM) is a demonstration board that showcases the Microchip dsPIC33EP128GS806 16-Bit Digital Signal Controller (DSC) features.

The DP PIM provides access to the dsPIC33EP128GS806 analog inputs, the Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) outputs, the Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) outputs and the General Purpose Input and Output (GPIO) ports.


Key features

  • Microchip dsPIC33EP128GS806 16-Bit Digital Signal Controller (64-pin TQFP package)
  • ICSP™ programming header (6-pin, 2.54 mm header)
  • On-board LDO (3.6 VDC to 6.3 VDC) with Power Good (PG) function
  • Solder pad for ground connection
  • Micro USB connector
  • MCP2221A USB to UART/I2C serial converter
  • Power indicator LED (Green)
  • User LED (Red)
  • Board edge connection interface for analog inputs/outputs, PWM outputs and GPIO ports
  • Analog input with op amp buffer via test point loop connector; can be used for Bode plot measurements
  • Test point loops for DAC outputs
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Part Number : MA330043