C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board Kit

This product is the unassembled kit version of the C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board. The kit contains the same 4.00″ x 2.50″ PCB and components found on the pre-assembled dev board. A complete Microcontroller Wiring Kit (shorting jumpers, jumper wires, and JTAG ribbon cable) is included with the dev board kit. Once assembled, the kit serves as a development platform for the C8051F330-GM MCU manufactured by Silicon Labs. This microcontroller is designed around the legacy CIP-51 eight-bit core processor and is rich in peripherals, including a variety of timers and a high-resolution current-sourcing digital-to-analog converter (DAC).

The development board contains op amp current-to-voltage conversion circuitry especially designed to convert the output of the MCU's current DAC to a voltage ranging form nearly 0.2 VDC to 5.0VDC. The board also contains a four-channel transistor buffer network that allows the MCU to drive higher-voltage, higher power loads such as stepper motors. The board is especially designed for student experimentation, with easily accessible test points, jumper locations, and a JTAG connector that allows easy interfacing with the ancillary Microcontroller Display Board.

The C8051F330-GM Module, included with the kit, is easily programmed from the user's PC, via the C2 interface, using the Silicon Labs DEBUGADPTR1-USB Debug Adapter (not included). While the C8051F330-GM MCU is manufactured in a tiny QFN-20 SMD package, the 8051F330GM Module serves as a convenient transition board for that IC, fabricated in a standard DIP-20 configuration. The C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board contains a DIP-20 ZIF socket which allows easy insertion and removal of the C8051F330-GM Module.

Purchase of the C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board Kit allows the user full access to the downloadable PDF versions of the C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board Kit Assembly Guide and the C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board User's Manual. There are several detailed theory lessons and laboratory exercises designed specifically for this board. Students will be given a thorough introduction to assembly language programming as they learn to exercise the various functions of the CIP-51 core and MCU peripherals. They will then have the opportunity to program the C8051F330GM MCU in C language. These theory/lab lessons are included in the PDF version of the Coursebook, which is also available as a free download upon purchase of the C8051F330GM Microcontroller Development Board, either in pre-assembled or kit form.

Click the PREVIEW LEARNING MATERIALS button to view samples of the PDF lessons, lab exercises, and additional technical material made available with a purchase of this kit.

NOTE: Programming of the C851F330GM Development Board requires purchase of the Silicon Labs DEBUGADPTR1-USB Debug Adapter. This product can be obtained from Mouser Electronics (stock number 634-DEBUGADPTR1-USB). Click the button below to link to Mouser to view this product.