Digilent Cerebot MC7 Development Kit for Academia and Hobbyists

Microchip Technology and Digilent introduced a development kit for the Cerebot MC7 motor control board. The Digilent Cerebot MC7 Development Kit includes a demonstration board with four half-bridge circuits, eight RC servo motor connectors, support for Digilent Pmod peripheral modules, and an integrated programming/debugging circuit that is compatible with the free MPLAB IDE. The Cerebot MC7 Development Kit is available now for $119. It is ideal for academic and hobbyist embedded motor control applications.

Microchip and Digilent Embedded Motor Control Cerebot MC7 Development Kit for Academia and Hobbyists

Digilent Cerebot MC7 Development Kit

  • Microchip dsPIC33 digital signal controller (dsPIC33FJ128MC706A)
  • USB port for programming / debugging
  • Program using MPLAB via onboard programming circuit
  • Four 24V/5A half bridge circuits with current and voltage feedback and provision for over-current interrupt
  • Power supply voltage up to 24V
  • 5V/4A switching power supply
  • Integrated programming/debugging circuit
  • CAN network interface
  • Three Pmod connectors (2 x 12-pin, 1 x 6-pin) for Digilent Pmod peripheral modules
  • Eight RC servo motor connectors
  • Two I2C daisy chain connectors
  • Example applications include university embedded systems and communications classes, senior capstone projects, and other academic and hobbyist projects

More info: Digilent | Microchip Technology