Microchip Audio Development Board for Creating 24-bit Audio Applications

Microchip Technology recently introduced the Audio Development Board for the creation of high-quality, 24-bit audio applications. The Audio Development Board for PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs) features an 80 MIPS PIC32 MCU, a 24-bit Wolfson audio codec, a two-inch color LCD Display, a USB interface, and an onboard microphone. The Audio Development Board for PIC32 MCUs (part # DM320011) is available now for $149.99. The Digital Audio Development Kit for PIC32 MCUs (part # DM320411) is also available. This kit features the accessory development platform for iPod and iPhone. It will be available by September to Apple Made For iPod (MFi) licensees via Apple’s authorized distributor.

Microchip Technology Audio Development Board for PIC32 MCUs

Audio Development Board Features

  • On-board PIC32MX795F512 with 80 MIPS of performance, 512KB Flash and 128KB of RAM
  • 24-bit Wolfson audio codec
  • USB Type A interface
  • On-board microphone
  • Headphone out and line in
  • 2″ 16-bit color LCD
  • Pre-loaded demo code
  • Includes MFi dock edge connector for use with Microchip’s accessory development platform for iPod and iPhone
  • Libraries are available for speech recording and playback, and MP3 music decoding applications
  • Supports audio Sample Rate Conversion (SRC) library for 33 kHz, 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz
  • Libraries available for managing the USB interface and driving the on-board color LCD display
  • Ideal for developing speech and audio recording and playback applications
  • Target applications include docks for portable audio players, home-entertainment systems and automotive sound systems

More info: Microchip Technology