Replacement: None. There is no direct replacement for this board. This page is for reference only.
Description: 28 Pin Development board with built-in USB connection. Power and serial communications are provided by the FTDI USB<->RS232 converter chip. You don't have to do anything! Connect the USB cable from your computer to the board and a new serial com port will install under Windows. Also includes socket for I2C EEPROM - complete with pull-up resistors and connections to PIC pins. Perfect for basic debugging and serial data logging applications.
We do not recommend a USB enabled PIC for this board. The USB interface is already taken care of by the FTDI chip. If you would like to experiment with PIC USB, we recommend the basic board with the 18Fx550 and adding your own USB connector to the board.
Warning: Do not attach a dongle ICSP programmer while the board is attached to the USB port: the PG1 and PG2 programmers can cause the power supply circuit to over-heat.
Board does not come with PIC installed. Please see a list of related ICs below.