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Ordering Information

Order Code: BP5BASIC
Manufacturer: MikroElektronika
Availability: Limited
Price: £209.00

Starter pack includes BIGPIC5 development board, 16×2 character LCD, 128×64 graphic LCD, touch-screen overlay, DS1820 temperature sensor and full version of mikroBASIC PIC compiler.

Overview

The BIGPIC5 BASIC Starter Pack is a great-value PIC development package that contains everything you need to start developing with and learning about these popular microcontrollers using the BASIC programming language. The BIGPIC5 BASIC Starter Pack is particularly suited to those with advanced development needs and applications requiring plentiful I/O lines.

The pack comprises the BIGPIC5 development board with its on-board USB programmer and mikroICD in-circuit debugger and a full version of the easy-to-use mikroBASIC PIC compiler. Also included are blue backlit 16×2 character and 128×64 graphic LCDs, touch-screen overlay for graphic LCD and DS1820 temperature sensor, all of which simply plug on to the BIGPIC5 board.

Features

  • BIGPIC5 development board with high-speed USB 2.0 PIC programmer and mikroICD in-circuit-debugger.
  • Support for 64 and 80-pin PICs (80-pin PIC18F8520 MCU board included).
  • Built-in I/O devices including 67 LEDs, 67 pushbutton switches, two analogue potentiometers, two RS-232 ports, RS-485 port, CAN interface, PS/2 connector, 12-bit D/A converter, battery-backed real-time clock and SD/MMC card slot.
  • 16×2 character LCD.
  • 128×64 graphic LCD.
  • Touch-screen overlay that fits over graphic LCD.
  • DS1820 temperature sensor.
  • Large range of optional interface boards available.
  • mikroBASIC PIC compiler with easy-to-use integrated development environment (IDE), user-friendly text editor, simulator, and compatibility with the BIGPIC5’s programmer and mikroICD in-circuit debugger.

Package Contents

  • BIGPIC5 development board with 80-pin PIC18F8520 microcontroller and 10MHz crystal.
  • USB programming/power cable.
  • RS-232 serial communications cable.
  • Blue backlit 16×2 character LCD.
  • Blue backlit 128×64 graphic LCD.
  • Touch-screen overlay for graphic LCD.
  • DS1820 temperature sensor.
  • Printed user manuals.
  • CD-ROM containing PICFlash2 programming software and drivers.
  • Full version of mikroBASIC PIC compiler.

BIGPIC5 Additional Microcontrollers & Adapter Boards

PIC18F8520 80-pin MCU Board
This MCU board based on the 80-pin PIC18F8520 is the same as the MCU board supplied with the BIGPIC5.
Order Code: PIC18F8520MCU
Manufacturer: MikroElektronika
Availability: In Stock
Price: £13.95
PIC18F8722 80-pin MCU Board
This MCU board based on the 80-pin PIC18F8722 may be fitted to the BIGPIC5 in place of the supplied PIC18F8520 board.
Order Code: PIC18F8722MCU
Manufacturer: MikroElektronika
Availability: In Stock
Price: £15.95
PIC MCU Board1
The PIC MCU Board1 is an empty MCU board onto which 64-pin PICs may be fitted by those with surface-mount soldering facilities. The board accommodates PIC18F6310-PT, PIC18F6390-PT, PIC18F6410-PT, PIC18F6490-PT, PIC18F6520-PT, PIC18F6585-PT, PIC18F6620-PT, PIC18F6680-PT and PIC18F6720-PT microcontrollers.
Order Code: PICMCUBOARD1
Manufacturer: MikroElektronika
Availability: In Stock
Price: £3.95
PIC MCU Board2
The PIC MCU Board2 is an empty MCU board onto which 80-pin PICs may be fitted by those with surface-mount soldering facilities. The board accommodates PIC18F8310-PT, PIC18F8390-PT, PIC18F8410-PT, PIC18F8490-PT, PIC18F8520-PT, PIC18F8527-PT, PIC18F8585-PT, PIC18F8620-PT, PIC18F8622-PT, PIC18F8627-PT, PIC18F8680-PT, PIC18F8720-PT and PIC18F8722-PT microcontrollers.
Order Code: PICMCUBOARD2
Manufacturer: MikroElektronika
Availability: In Stock
Price: £3.95