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Development Kits

PCB Development Kits are for all electronics engineers and ideal for the creative and driven pioneers in the developer and maker community to help them prototype their next design project. Their creativity needs a robust and flexible development platform and this need is fulfilled by the wealth of development kits that there are on offer, such as those that can be found at RS Components.

During the creation of industrial concepts, wearables and the Internet of Things and many more applications, making hardware technology accessible and device development a breeze is essential.

The development kit exists to make the prototyping of all of these devices easy and as cost-efficient as possible, driving your designs and concepts to production and to the market as fast as possible.

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be_RnD

Development Kits

July 27, 2017 08:22

Design your own HMI using the RX71M Revelation Kit GAPI Journey Document for free

The Revelation Kit is an ideal platform to design your GUI (Graphical User Interface). But if you have never designed a GUI yet, you may find challenges on the way. The GAPI Journey document guides you in a step by step manner to your own GUI design.

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awong

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July 27, 2017 07:46

Getting Started with Xilinx Zynq, All Programmable System-On-Chip (SoC)

First experience to use Xilinx Vivado IP and SDK to build the project on Xilinx Zynq which integrates a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor with Xilinx field programmable gate array (FPGA). Implement the design on Digilent ZYBO, a Zynq FPGA board,

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Si992

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July 21, 2017 15:00

"I feel a great disturbance in the force"

No, not that force, magnetic force. The 3D Magnetic Sensor 2 Go Kit is a small evaluation board for the TLV493D 3D magnetic sensor from Infineon.

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karlwoodward

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July 14, 2017 12:06

LattePanda — a tiny feature rich PC

LattePanda — a tiny feature rich PC It may sound like the next trendy drink

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Adrian Gurr

Development Kits

July 10, 2017 15:43

Is Pmod™ the fastest way to model your prototype since LEGO™?

While PMODs have been available to Xilinx FPGA (i.e. the Digilent ARTY board) and Microchip PIC users for some time, we are now enabling new communities (no not Lego™ users), the Arduino Uno R3, and Cypress PSOC communities.

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Andrew Back

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June 12, 2017 12:23

Build an open source MCU and program it with Arduino

This article looks at configuring the low cost Arty FPGA board with an Arduino compatible RISC-V platform.

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ChelseaBack

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March 31, 2017 10:11

Discovering the Digilent Analog Discovery 2

First experiences with the Digilent Analog Discovery 2 multi-function instrument

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March 2, 2017 15:23

Programming Creator Ci40 NOR Flash with a Dediprog

How to connect a SPI flash programmer to the Creator Ci40 in order to directly program the boot loader image.

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jjmeeks

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February 17, 2017 10:53

Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacon deployment is gaining

Bluetooth BLE beacons will provide proximity awareness to a growing population that carry smartphones. Silicon Labs offers a BGM11x Bluetooth BLE module family and development kit for designers of BLE beacon applications.

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pevans9463

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February 15, 2017 15:01

How to add an external power switch to your Creator Ci40

Passive and active options for remotely controlling the DC power supply to a Creator Ci40 IoT hub.

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be_RnD

Development Kits

February 10, 2017 14:53

RX71M Revelation Kit - Easy Evaluation and Development including TFT and Free GUI Software

The new Revelation Kit seems to be an excellent choice for HMI projects at low cost. The kit uses the 32bit RX71M MCU offering 240MHz performance. The free software, a “Get started” book and a GUI Hands-on guide make it interesting enough to look at.

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Andy Harding

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January 9, 2017 08:45

Introducing "Renesas Synergy - The Basics" book

An introduction to the book "Renesas Synergy - The Basics". This book will guide you through the complete process of accessing the software platform and toolchain, plus getting your first blinky project up and running. Experience the difference!

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