MicroElektronika (mikroE) is a dynamic forward thinking embedded systems development tools company with its headquarters in Belgrade.
The company is unique by producing complete development tool suites; ranging from compilers, debuggers, development platforms and training materials for a wide range of microcontroller families including ARM Cortex, AVR, PIC, PIC32, dsPIC and FT90x architectures. Support is also directly available for a huge range of peripheral devices including displays, video cameras, temperature probes and multi-axis gyroscopes and accelerometers by the provision of low-cost Click Modules. Their objective is to make the transition for the developer to a new architecture as simple and efficient as possible. It achieves this by providing software library support and working examples for all supported interfaces and development systems.
MikroElektronika (mikroE) have been chosen as the development tool company of choice by many major semiconductor manufacturers as they appreciate the use of mikroE tools will speed up development of new projects. They are recognised third-party development partners of companies such as Atmel, Cypress, Microchip, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments and official consultants to others including NXP.
ccRF2 Click Board
The ccRF2 Click Board from mikroE is a simple and compact solution to add high performance RF transceiver to your design. This add-on board features an onboard CC1120 high-performance single-chip radio transceiver that is specifically designed for low-power and low-voltage operation.
The RF transceiver is chiefly designed to support narrow ISM (Industrial, Scientific, and Medical) and SRD (Short Range Device) frequency bands. This fully integrated CC1120 radio transceiver is designed to provide extensive hardware support for a range of applications, including data buffering, burst transmissions, link quality indication, wake-on-radio, clear channel assessment, and packet handling. The board has an N.FL connector and uses a 3.3V power supply only. Furthermore, ccRF2 click has exceptional RF sensitivity. It communicates with the target board through mikroBUS SPI (MISO, MOSI, CSK), and AN, RST, CS, PWM and INT lines.
The ccRF2 click makes an ideal choice for wireless communication in home and building automation, as well as industrial monitoring and control.
Charger Click Board
The Charger click is an add-on board that comes integrated with two chips, one is a battery charger controller, and the other one is a battery charge monitor. The smaller chip MCP73831 is a miniature single-cell, advanced linear charge management controller that is commonly used is space-conscious and budgeted applications. This fully integrated Li-ion, Li-polymer charge management controller works with a programmable charge current from 15 mA to 500 mA. The larger chip DS2438 is a smart battery monitor, commonly used in portable computers, cell phones, consumer electronics, handheld instrumentation, etc. The board also features an on-board battery connector to facilitate connection. Charger click uses the unique 1-Wire interface, which requires only one port pin, for communication with the target microcontroller. The DS2438 has a unique silicon serial number, which allows several units to work on the same 1-Wire bus.
This permits multiple battery packs to be charged or used in the system simultaneously. It is designed to operate using a 5V power supply source.
Clicker 2 for FT90x
The clicker 2 for FT90x is a fast and compact development kit powered by FT900, a 32-bit FT32 core microcontroller. Equipped with two mikroBUS sockets, this development board provides for click board connectivity to quickly build an innumerable gadgets with unique features and functionalities. The microcontroller can be programmed using an external mikroProg for FT90x programmer with mikroProg Suite for FT90x software.
The FT900Q chip comes preprogramed with a fast USB HID bootloader allowing the user to load code into it without demanding for an external programmer. The clicker 2 for FT90x is featured with two rows of pads (26 pins each) and a Li-Polymer battery connector. The board also has a reset button and a pair of buttons and LEDs along with an ON/OFF switch. A 12 MHz crystal oscillator provides a reference frequency output to the clock multiplier PLL. A 32.7 kHz crystal oscillator provides a clock for the internal RTCC. The clicker 2 for FT90x board has a LTC3586, a highly integrated power management and battery charger IC that also aids in battery charging over a USB connection.
The FT90x microcontrollers are equipped with an integrated USB module to implement USB communication functionality to the board.
Clicker 2 for PIC18FJ
The clicker 2 for PIC18FJ is a fast click board two-seater that lets user move from idea to prototype, and all the way to the final product. It has two mikroBUS sockets that are used to exploit the huge potential of click boards. Add a new click board into the socket and you get a new functionality added to the design. With a wide range of click boards available, the combination possibilities are numerous.
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Clicker 2 for PIC32MX
Blend different functionalities together and quickly build new and original gadgets using the clicker 2 for PIC32MX board. The click board two-seater for PIC32MX is a compact development board driven by a 32-bit PIC32MX460F512L MCU from Microchip, operates at 80 MHz/105DMIPS, and has 512+12KB of program memory and 32KB of RAM. This clicker 2 board includes two mikroBUS sockets that allow user to plug in any two add-on click boards with unique functionalities and features. The board also has two indication LEDs, two general purpose buttons, a reset button, a USB Mini-B connector, a li-polymer battery connector, and an on/off switch. To assist in interfacing with external electronics, a mikroProg connector and a 2x26 pinout is provided.
The user can supply power to the clicker 2 for PIC32MX board with either a Mini-B USB cable or using a Li-Polymer battery, via on-board battery connector. It comes preprogramed with a fast USB HID bootloader, which enable user to load code into it without requiring an external programmer. However, the user can also program the MCU using external programmer using on-board pads for installing a header compatible with the mikroProg for PIC.
An LTC3586-1 power management IC allows charging of a connected battery via USB and delivers 3.3V or 5V to the add-on boards. The mikroBUS host connectors each consist of two 1?
Clicker 2 for STM32
Put together different click boards and invent fully functional standalone gadgets with utmost ease using the clicker 2 for STM32. This clicker 2 board is a fast and compact click board two seater equipped with STM32F407VGT6 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 microcontroller and two mikroBUS host sockets to provide user with unlimited possibilities to come up with new and original inventions.
The microcontroller is preprogrammed with a fast USB HID mikroBootloader. However, programming the microcontroller can be also done using an external mikroProg for STM32 programmer and mikroProg Suite for ARM software, or using the ST-LINK V2 programmer and mikroProg Suite for ARM software. It comes with an on-board LTC3586-2 power management and battery charger IC that provides an independent, steady power supply to the microcontrollers RTC from the li-polymer battery or USB even when the user push the reset button or toggle the On/Off switch.
This pocket-sized board features the same pair of 1x26 connection pads as mikromedia boards. The mikroBUS host connectors consist of two 1?
CO (Carbon Monoxide) Click Board
CO click is a simplified way of adding a highly sensitive carbon monoxide (CO) sensor to the user
Color 2 Click Board
The Color 2 Click Board is a compact add-on board that allow the user to introduce colour sensing functionality to the design. It features an ISL29125 RGB colour light sensor that aids user to detect red, green and blue in a variety of lighting conditions. It outputs data from 5.7m lux-10,000 lux, providing an accurate spectral response by converting colours into 12 or 16-bit data. The user can select the range (narrower vs. wider bandwidth) and output resolution (12 vs. 16 bit). Featuring an integrated ADC, the Color 2 click rejects 50Hz and 60Hz flicker from artificial light sources. Along with that, ISL29125 chip has an IR blocking filter, which means it can reliably operate under dark glass covers. Color 2 click communicates with the target microcontroller through the mikroBUS I2C interface (SCL and SDA pins). A programmable interrupt pin provides additional functionality. It works using a 3.3V power supply only.
Color 2 click is an ideal choice for ambient light colour detector, dynamic display colour balancing, OLED display aging compensation, printer colour enhancement and many more.
Color Click Board
Add color sensing functionality to your device with the mikroE Color Click Board. This compact accessory board employs TCS3471 color light-to-digital converter sensor, three NPN resistor-equipped transistors, as well as RGB LED diode. With a resolution up to 16 bits, the TCS3471 color light sensor provides red, green, blue, and clear light sensing (RGBC) that detects light intensity under a variety of lighting conditions and through a variety of attenuation materials. Color click uses the mikroBUS I2C lines (SDA and SCK) to communicate with the target microcontroller, and uses 3 digital output lines to drive RGB LED. Featuring a programmable interrupt function, it reduces micro-processor interrupt overhead. The board is designed to use a 3.3V power supply only.
In the absence of any light source, RGB LED provides light for illumination of objects. Color click is an ideal choice for RGB LED backlight control, light color temperature monitor, industrial process control, medical diagnostic equipment, healthcare/medical, and many more.