Educational Kits

As the technological world continues to explode at an unprecedented rate, individuals looking to take the first step towards learning about this fast-growing field have a tough task ahead of them. Digi-Key has made this move a little easier with educational kits and projects. Learn more about the newest technologies from companies at the forefront of technological innovation with help from Digi-Key!

Adafruit Logo Adafruit is a fast growing global leader in educational electronics platforms, prototyping and development tools operating out of a manufacturing facility in the heart of NYC. It was founded by Limor "Ladyada" Fried in 2005 and specializes in the design and fabrication of original electronic learning platforms, which Limor personally selects, tests and approves before releasing. Adafruit is in the vanguard of Open Source Hardware, striving to educate makers of all ages in the field of electronics and programming.

  Mini Pan-Tilt Kit Product Page

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Adafruit Mini Pan-Tilt Kit

This fully-assembled pan-tilt kit is the perfect way to give your project full range motion with two micro servos. The pan-tilt can rotate roughly 180° from side-to-side and can tilt up and downwards around 150°. It also comes fully assembled with two Micro Servos (SG-90 or SG-92 type) included and a 38mm x 36mm space to mount a camera or sensor or whatever you like.



  Starter Pack Product Page

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Adafruit Starter Pack for Arduino

This bundle is designed to get you started quickly and easily on your path of learning electronics. Designed for everyone, even people with little or no electronics and programming experience. The starter pack has everything you need (except tools) for all lessons.



  ARDX Experimentation Kit Product Page

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Adafruit ARDX Experimentation Kit

This kit includes all the pieces needed to complete 11 different circuits, along with a experimenter's guide booklet & breadboard layout sheets.




  Budget Pack for Arduino Product Page

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Adafruit Budget Pack for Arduino

An optimized collection of parts and pieces to experiment with an Arduino at home, school or work. Includes the Thru-hole (THM) type Arduino Uno R3. The new Uno is the latest version after the Duemilanove, with an improved USB interface chip.




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Adafruit Motor party add-on pack for Arduino

Make your own Arduino motor party with a motor shield and a fine assortment of motors!

ADI Logo Analog Devices has always been committed to education, as exemplified by its highly trained applications engineers, online EngineerZone community, and extensive portfolio of textbooks, circuit notes, and magazine articles.



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ADI ADALM1000 Evaluation Module

The ADALM1000 Active Learning Module is an easy to use tool available from Analog Devices that can be used to introduce fundamentals of electrical engineering in a self or instructor led setting. Offering two analog channels, it allows users to source and measure waveforms in voltage or current, easily characterizing arbitrary systems in terms of voltage vs current, over time, and over frequency.​

Arduino Logo Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.





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A000010 Kit - Arduino

This kit provides all the necessary parts and components to participate in an introductory Arduino workshop.





  Uno Rev3 Evaluation Board Product Page

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Uno Board Rev3 - Arduino

The Arduino Uno is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega328. It has 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs, a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header, and a reset button. It contains everything needed to support the microcontroller; simply connect it to a computer with a USB cable or power it with an AC-to-DC adapter or battery to get started.


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MEGA2560 - Arduino

The Arduino Mega 2560 is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega2560. It has 54 digital input/output pins (of which 14 can be used as PWM outputs), 16 analog inputs, 4 UARTs (hardware serial ports), a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header, and a reset button. It contains everything needed to support the microcontroller; simply connect it to a computer with a USB cable or power it with an AC-to-DC adapter or battery to get started. The Mega is compatible with most shields designed for the Arduino Duemilanove or Diecimila.

ARM Logo ARM University Program aims to help those interested in technology for education to learn from the experiences of the past, by drawing on the available education research as a starting point for the future.



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ARM® University Program Lab-in-a-Box

The ARM University Program has teamed up with Digi-Key to ship the complete ARM-mbed™ Lab-in-a-Box hardware kit centered around the STMicroelectronics NUCLEO-F401RE board. Academics who want to adopt the kit in their teaching can request a sample donation from the ARM University Program website. The whole hardware kit needed for this product can be purchased from Digi-Key.

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ARM NXP-Embedded Artists Systems Education Kit

The ARM University Program has teamed up with Digi-Key to ship the complete ARM Embedded Systems Education Kit. The kit comprises an ARM Cortex®-M4 processor-based LPC4088 QuickStart Board and LPC4088 Experiment Base Board from Embedded Artists and NXP.

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ARM® University Program Internet of Things (IoT) Education Kit

ARM® Internet of Things Education Kit

This education kit is based on the Nordic NRF51-DK board, providing the students with the knowledge required to design IoT systems that connect embedded sensors to the internet using commodity smartphones via low power Bluetooth Low Energy.

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ARM® Education Kits for SoC Design Courses

ARM® Education Kits for SoC Design Courses

The ARM University Program Education Kits on SoC Design are self-contained packages that take you through a full ARM-based SoC design flow from specification to implementation and testing.

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ARM® University Program DSP Education Kit

This education kit uses the ARM Cortex-M4 based Cypress FM4 microcontroller board. It provides students with the knowledge required to build high performance yet energy-efficient digital signal processing applications at a very affordable price.

Atmel Logo Atmel Corporation is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of advanced semiconductors, with focus on microcontrollers, nonvolatile memory, logic, radio frequency (RF) components and sensors. These functions are marketed as standard products, application-specific standard products (ASSPs) or customer-specific products (ASICs) in order to provide a rapid and flexible response to the needs of Atmel’s customers.

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Atmel XMEGA A1U Xplained Pro

The XMEGA A1U Xplained Pro evaluation kit is ideal for evaluation and prototyping with the ATxmega128A1U microcontroller. Extension boards to the XMEGA A1U Xplained Pro can be purchased individually. The ATXMEGAA1U-XPRO evaluation kit does not include extension boards.



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Atmel SAM D21 Xplained Pro

The Atmel® SAM D21 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMD21J18A microcontroller. Supported by the Atmel Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the Atmel ATSAMD21J18A and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design. The Xplained Pro MCU series evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger, and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMD21J18A. The Xplained Pro extension kits offer additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.

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Atmel SAM R21 Xplained Pro

The Atmel® SAM R21 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMR21G18A microcontroller. Supported by the Atmel Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the Atmel ATSAMR21G18A and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design. The Xplained Pro MCU series evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger, and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMR21G18A. The Xplained Pro extension kits offer additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom designs.

Cypress Logo Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the PSoC® Programmable System-on-Chip™, USB controllers, general-purpose programmable clocks and memories.

  FM4 Starter Kits Product Page

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FM4 Starter Kits - Cypress

The Starter Kit provides a low-cost solution to quickly start development on an ARM® Cortex®-M4 microcontroller. The board features peripheral devices to demonstrate the features of the FM4 S6E2CCA microcontroller. It also has an Arduino-compatible interface to connect with shields, making application development options limitless. The FM4 S6E2CCA microcontroller comes pre-programmed with an interactive application to test all of the on-board features using a virtual communication port to send message prompts, input test parameters, and output test results.

  PSoC® 4000 Pioneer Kit Product Page

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PSoC® 4000 Pioneer Kit - Cypress

The kit is designed as an easy-to-use and inexpensive development kit, highlighting the unique flexibility of the PSoC 4000 architecture. Designed for flexibility, this kit offers footprint compatibility with several third-party Arduino™ shields. In addition, the board features an RGB LED, integrated USB programmer/debugger, a program/debug header, USB-UART/I²C bridges, a proximity header, and an Arduino-compatible CapSense® Trackpad shield. This kit supports either 5 V or 3.3 V as power supply voltages.

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CY8CKIT-042 - Cypress

The PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit is an easy-to-use and inexpensive development platform enabling you to create unique designs with the flexibility of PSoC® 4. Featuring the PSoC 4200 device family, this kit gives you the power of an ARM Cortex-M0 combined with the fully customizable analog and digital fabric of the PSoC in the palm of your hands.



  PSoC® 4 M-Series Product Page

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PSoC® 4 M-Series Pioneer - Cypress

PSoC 4200M device family is an expansion to the PSoC 4 device family that offers more flash, GPIOs, and programmable analog and digital blocks. PSoC 4200M device is a true programmable embedded system-on chip, integrating custom analog and digital peripheral functions, memory, and an ARM® Cortex®-M0 microcontroller on a single chip. The programmable analog and digital peripheral functions allow higher flexibility, in-field tuning of the design, and faster time-to-market.

The PSoC 4 M-Series Pioneer Kit offers footprint-compatibility with Arduino™ Shields, 6-pin Digilent® Pmod™ Peripheral Modules, and Raspberry Pi boards. This kit features two CapSense® Proximity headers, a CapSense Gesture Pad, an ambient light sensor, a 3-Axis accelerometer, a PWM temperature sensor, an RGB LED, a push button switch, an onboard programmer/debugger and USB-UART/I2C bridge functionality block (KitProg), and a Cypress F-RAM™. This kit supports operating voltages of 3.3 V or 5 V.

  PSoC® 4 CY8CKIT-049 Product Page

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PSoC® 4 CY8CKIT-049 - Cypress

The prototyping kits support PC connectivity through the Cypress USB-Serial controller. The devices can be programmed using the USB-Serial controller and the Bootloader Software Host tool. The CY8CKIT-049 is designed to be programmed using the onboard device bootloader through the Cypress USB-Serial device. The CY8CKIT-049 Prototyping kits support both the ARM® 32-bit Cortex-M0™ CY8C41xx and CY8C42xx device families. The PSoC 4 devices are the most reconfigurable ARM based processor providing programmable analog and digital blocks with flexible routing and interconnects. The CY8CKIT-049 Prototyping kits are also CapSense enabled as both the CMOD and CTANK capacitors necessary for CapSense and CapSense Proximity designs are loaded by default.

  PSoC® 5LP Prototyping Kit Product Page

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PSoC® 5LP Prototyping Kit - Cypress

The CY8CKIT-059 PSoC® 5LP Prototyping Kit features the CY8C5888LTI-LP097 device from the PSoC 5LP family. PSoC 5LP is the industry’s most integrated programmable SoC, combining high precision and programmable analog and digital peripherals with an ARM® Cortex®-M3 CPU in a single chip. Process sensor signals with the 24-bit hardware DFB coprocessor, offload traditional CPU tasks to the CPLD-based Universal Digital Blocks and increase system performance with peripheral-to-peripheral DMA controller. Integrate high-precision custom 20-bit Analog Front Ends with the Programmable Analog Blocks including OpAmps, PGAs, filters, comparators, SAR and Delta-Sigma ADCs and the industry's best CapSense touch-sensing solution.

  CY8CKIT-042-BLE Bluetooth Product Page

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CY8CKIT-042-BLE - Cypress

The CY8CKIT-042-BLE Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Pioneer Kit is intended for use as a development platform for hardware or software in a laboratory environment. The board is an open system design, which does not include a shielded enclosure. For this reason, the board may cause interference with other electrical or electronic devices in close proximity. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference. In such cases, the user may be required to take adequate preventive measures. In addition, this board should not be used near any medical equipment or RF devices.

Digilent Logo Digilent Inc. is a leading electrical engineering products company serving students, universities, and OEM's worldwide with technology-based educational design tools. Since its founding in 2000, Digilent products can now be found in over 2000 universities in more than 70 countries throughout the world providing high-value, expert quality solutions for a variety of customer needs.


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Analog Discovery 2

Digilent Analog Discovery 2 is a USB oscilloscope and multi-function instrument that allows users to measure, visualize, generate, record, and control mixed-signal circuits of all kinds. Developed in conjunction with Analog Devices and supported by Xilinx University Program, Analog Discovery 2 is small enough to fit in your pocket, but powerful enough to replace a stack of lab equipment, providing engineering students, hobbyists, and electronics enthusiasts the freedom to work with analog and digital circuits in virtually any environment, in or out of the lab.

  ZYBO Zynq™-7000 Development Board Product Page

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ZYBO Zynq™-7000 Development Board

The ZYBO (Zynq Board) is a feature-rich, ready-to-use, entry-level embedded software and digital circuit development platform built around the smallest member of the Xilinx Zynq-7000 family, the Z-7010. The Z-7010 is based on the Xilinx All Programmable System-on-Chip (AP SoC) architecture, which tightly integrates a dual-core ARM Cortex®-A9 processor with Xilinx 7-series Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) logic.


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Nexys™4 DDR Artix-7 FPGA Board

The Nexys4-DDR is a drop-in replacement for cellular RAM-based Nexys boards. Featuring the same Artix-7™ field programmable gate array (FPGA) from Xilinx, the Nexys4-DDR is a ready-to-use digital circuit development platform designed to bring additional industry applications into the classroom environment. With its large, high-capacity FPGA (Xilinx part number XC7A100T-1CSG324C) and collection of USB, Ethernet, and other ports, the Nexys4-DDR can host designs ranging from introductory combinational circuits to powerful embedded processors.

  PmodUSBUART: USB to UART Interface Product Page

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PmodUSBUART: USB to UART Interface

The PmodUSBUART provides a USB to UART cross-conversion through the FTDI FT232RQ. Users may send data in either direction on the Pmod and receive the converted data in the appropriate format.

Digi International Logo Digi International™ is your M2M solutions expert. Digi™ develops reliable products and technologies designed to connect and securely manage local or remote electronic devices over the network or via the Web. Digi™ offers a wide range of embedded and non-embedded products, professional services and the Device Cloud by Etherios, a secure, on-demand cloud computing platform for device management and application integration. Digi™ solutions are cost-effective, easy to use and operate at the highest levels of performance, flexibility and quality.


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XBee® 802.15.4 Wireless Kit

XBee 802.15.4 RF modules provide OEMs with a common footprint shared by multiple platforms, including multipoint and ZigBee/Mesh topologies, and both 2.4 GHz and 900 MHz solutions. OEMs deploying the XBee can substitute one XBee for another, depending upon dynamic application needs, with minimal development, reduced risk and shorter time-to market.



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XBee®/Arduino Compatible Coding Platform

XBee®/Arduino Compatible Coding Platform

The platform features an Arduino-compatible microprocessor and three XBee modules as well as LEDs, adapters, cables, and other components as well as software code that lets you build your own samples and prototypes. The kit includes five interactive projects that use the processing open source language for quick and easy development. An additional five projects use the Arduino-compatible microprocessor. Whether you’re an experienced engineer, a student, or a curious hardware designer, you get step-by-step guidance on how to assemble kit components to build working circuits, prototypes, and other demonstration-ready applications and devices.

Freescale Logo The Freescale Semiconductor Freedom development platform is a small, low-power, cost-effective evaluation and development system perfect for quick application prototyping and demonstration of Kinetis MCU families. The platform offers an easy-to-use mass-storage device mode flash programmer, a virtual serial port and classic programming and run-control capabilities.

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Freedom Development Platform

Freedom Development Platform - Freescale

The Freescale Semiconductor Freedom development platform is a small, low-power, cost-effective evaluation and development system perfect for quick application prototyping and demonstration of Kinetis MCU families. The platform offers an easy-to-use mass-storage device mode flash programmer, a virtual serial port and classic programming and run-control capabilities.

Industrial Fiber Optics Logo A leading supplier of opto-electronics, Industrial Fiber Optics provides numerous educational kits and training modules offering a look into the fast-growing world of laser and fiber optic technology.

  IF-E10 Experimenter’s Kit Product Page

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IF-E10 Kit - Industrial Fiber Optics

The IF-E10 kit from Industrial Fiberoptics provides an introduction to components, simple circuits, and to begin applying basic fiber optic technology. This kit contains the innovative IF-E91A infrared LED and IF-D92 phototransistor, both utilizing integrated connectors which connect to 1000 μm plastic fiber with no additional components needed.



  IF-E22 Educational Kit Product Page

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IF-E22 Educational Kit - Industrial Fiber Optics

Industrial Fiberoptics IF-E22 kit provides hands-on experience with constructing basic fiber optic receivers, transmitters and cable interfaces. The kit contains a parts list; complete assembly instructions; technical discussions about why everything here works as it does; and a glossary of terms used. Users will learn how and why light can be "captured" and transmitted by lengths of optical fiber. With this basic information, one can go on to more sophisticated discussions and demonstrations of fiber optics in action.

  Simplex Designer’s Kit Product Page

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Simplex Designer's Kit - Industrial Fiber Optics

This fiber optic kit contains all the components needed to construct a 125 kilobit per second 10-meter data link. The distance between the transmitter and receiver can be increased by purchasing additional cable and adding it to the fiber in this kit, using the retention clips and splice.



  POF Tool Kit Product Page

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POF Tool Kit - Industrial Fiber Optics

This kit and enclosed instruction sheet contain all the information you need to complete the most common procedures required for plastic optical fibers, even if you are new to fiber optics and fiber termination procedures.




Lattice Semiconductor Logo Lattice Semiconductor is the global leader in smart connectivity solutions, providing market leading intellectual property and low-power, small form-factor devices that enable more than 8,000 global customers to quickly deliver innovative and differentiated cost and power efficient products.

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Lattice MachXO3L™ SMA/DSI Breakout Boards

MachXO3L starter kit is a very basic breakout board to allow simple evaluation and development of XO3L device. It is significantly smaller size and lower cost than XO3L DSI (LCXO3L-DSI-EVN) or SMA (LCXO3L-SMA-EVN) breakout board while it offers basic functionalities, a good way to start the evaluation of XO3L. A SPI Flash is available in this starter kit board. External boot or dual-boot functional capabilities can be evaluated with this MachXO3L starter kit. XO3L DSI breakout board is recommended for MIPI DSI, CSI2 etc I/O evaluation and XO3L SMA breakout board is recommended for high-speed differential I/O evaluation.

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Lattice iCEstick Evaluation Board

The iCEstick Evaluation Kit is an easy to use, USB thumb drive form factor board that allows rapid prototyping for a very low cost. The iCEstick Evaluation board is supported by Lattice iCEcube2™ design software for HDL development, and by Lattice Diamond Programmer for SPI flash programming to support the iCE40-1K device.

Microchip Technology Logo Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

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Microchip Technology Academic Program

Microchip Technology Academic Program

Microchip's Academic Program demonstrates on-going commitment to education by offering unique benefits and resources for educators, researchers and students worldwide. Microchip would like to partner with academia to increase the knowledge-base in embedded applications and promote that knowledge with future engineers and innovations.

NXP Logo NXP provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security, and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer, and computing applications.

  OM11043 Product Page

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OM11043 Evaluation Board - NXP

The OM11043 mbed NXP LPC1768 board allows for the creation of prototypes without having to work with low-level microcontroller details.




  OM13056 Product Page

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OM13056 Evaluation Board - NXP

The LPC1549 LPCXpresso™ board with NXP's LPC1549 Cortex®-M3 microcontroller is designed to make it as easy as possible to get started with your project. LPCXpresso™ is a development platform available from NXP supporting NXP's ARM-based microcontrollers. The platform is comprised of a simplified Eclipse-based IDE and low-cost target boards which include an attached JTAG debugger. LPCXpresso™ is an end-to-end solution enabling embedded engineers to develop their applications from initial evaluation to final production.

  Motor Control Kit Product Page

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Motor Control Kit for LPCXpresso - NXP

To support fast time-to-market for motor control applications, NXP offers the low-cost LPCXpresso Motor Control Kit, a universal development platform created in partnership with Embedded Artists. Prototype a motor control project or simply explore motor control functionality. It supports control of brushless DC (BLDC), brushless AC (BLAC), stepper, and dual-brushed DC motors

Parallax Logo Parallax, Inc. manufactures microcontrollers and microcontroller development tools. LCDs, AppKits and other related products are also available. Parallax, Inc. produces BASIC Stamp® single-board computers as well as development tools for PIC12/16Cxx® microcontrollers. Learn more about the innovative microcontroller solutions from Parallax in the kits below.

  BOE-BOT Product Page

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BOE-BOT USB Dev Kit – Parallax

The Board Of Education USB (BOE-USB) is a complete, low-cost development platform designed for those interested in learning and using Parallax's 24-pin BASIC Stamp or Javelin Stamp modules. Its compact size, convenient features, and low price make it an ideal tool for the student and educator.



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BASIC Stamp 2 Kit – Parallax

This new kit from Parallax demonstrates the features and functionality of the BASIC Stamp 2 OEM Module.





  BASIC Stamp Development Platform Product Page

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BASIC Stamp Dev Platform – Parallax

A complete, low-cost development platform designed for those interested in learning and using Parallax’s 24-pin BASIC Stamp or Javelin Stamp modules. Its compact size, convenient features, and low price make it an ideal tool for the student and educator.



  SumoBot Robot Kit Product Page

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SumoBot Robot Kit – Parallax

The SumoBot® Robot is a competition-ready robot designed within the Northwest Robot Mini-Sumo Tournament rules. The robot will locate and knock its opponent right out of the ring while detecting the outside circle should an escape move be necessary. The electronics consists of a surface-mounted BASIC Stamp® 2 module and infrared sensors to detect your opponent and the edge of the Sumo Ring. The hardware package includes the black anodized aluminum chassis and scoop, servo motors, wheels, 4AA power pack (batteries not included) mounting standoffs and screws.

  PropScope Development Kit Product Page

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PropScope Dev Kit – Parallax

The PropScope Kit from Parallax includes everything needed to get started using the PropScope USB Oscilloscope, Function Generator, Logic Analyzer and Spectrum Analyzer. The kit will help users experiment with and understand varying types of signals.



  Propeller DIP Plus Kit Product Page

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Propeller DIP Plus Kit – Parallax

The Propeller chip is designed to provide high-speed processing for embedded systems while maintaining low current consumption and a small physical footprint. The Propeller provides flexibility and power through its eight processors that can perform simultaneous independent or cooperative tasks, all while maintaining a relatively simple architecture. This kit implements the Propeller chip into a ready-to-use solution.


  Basic Analog and Digital Introduction Kit

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Analog and Digital Intro Kit – Parallax

Educational kit from Parallax introduces users to basic analog and digital concepts with an instruction manual and associated components.




  Sensor Sampler Kit Product Page

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Sensor Sampler Kit – Parallax

A collection of smart sensors and associated activities which can be used as an introduction to basic sensor concepts or as building blocks for designing new or upgraded products.




Seeed Logo Seeed is a hardware innovation platform for makers to grow inspirations into differentiating products. By working closely with technology providers of all scale, Seeed provides accessible technologies with quality, speed and supply chain knowledge.




  Grove Starter Kit for mbed Product Page

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Seeed Grove Starter Kit

Grove Starter Kit for mbed is designed for beginners to get started with mbed as soon as possible. It contains many plug-n-play Grove modules for you to start exploring the mbed world. One goal is to have fun and build confidence with hardware and software in the journey.



  LaunchPad Grove Starter Kit Product Page

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Seeed Grove Starter Kit for LaunchPad

Grove Starter Kit for LaunchPad is a co-branded quick starter kit for Texas Instruments LaunchPad Development Kits. This kit carries one Grove Base BoosterPack and 10 carefully selected Groves modules. It enables users of the Texas Instruments Launchpad to rapidly prototype and hack together fun microcontroller-based projects. Grove Base BoosterPack is an expansion module that can plug on to the various LaunchPad development kits that TI offers.


  LinkIt ONE Grove Starter Kit Product Page

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LinkIt ONE Seeed Grove Starter Kit

Grove Starter Kit for LinkIt ONE is a theme package for IoT (Internet of Things). It is designed to help you get an idea of IoT city and turn it into reality as soon as possible. It includes many of the most popular plug-n-play Grove modules for IoT city projects. The modules range from Dust Sensor to UV Sensor, Temperature&Humidity Sensor, and Barometer Sensor etc., helping you maximize the advantages of LinkIt ONE.


  Grove starter kit plus Product Page

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Seeed Grove starter kit plus

Grove Starter Kit Plus - Intel IoT Edition for Intel Galileo Gen 2 Developer Kit is a complete hardware & software solution to help you explore the IoT space and create innovative projects. It is a starter kit for Intel Galileo Gen2, best choice for IoT developer to develop potential of Intel Galileo Gen2 and build prototype built in Galileo 2. Here are a collection of sensors, actuators and shields that we have had success using with Intel Galileo Gen 2.


  GrovePi+ Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi Product Page

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Seeed GrovePi+ Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi

Carrying a GrovePi+ board together with 12 carefully selective Grove sensors with 10 pieces cables , this starter kit gets you up and running with the Raspberry Pi quickly. Just slip the GrovePi+ board over your Raspberry Pi and connect sensors to the board, you’re ready to start hardware playing and prototyping with the powerful platform.



  Grove Physics Kit Product Page

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Seeed Grove Physics Kit

This kit is designed for physics experiments at the middle school and high school levels. These sensors aren't just black boxes - they're easy to inspect, modify, and repair.




  Intel® Edison Breakout Kit Product Page

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Seeed Intel® Edison Breakout Kit

This Kit includes a tiny Edison fits nicely onto a breakout board - sort of like a tiny IoT sparrow into a very small nest, so you can expose the native 1.8 V I/O of the Edison.




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Sidekick Basic Kit for TI LaunchPad - 1597-1149-ND

Seeed Sidekick Basic Kit for TI LaunchPad

Sidekick is a collection of popular components for DIY projects. It is easy to create custom breadboard circuits that can interface with a development kit. This is an excellent starter kit for new electronics engineers and makers.

Sparkfun Logo SparkFun supplies the bits and pieces to make your electronics projects possible. Whether it's a robot that can cook your breakfast or a GPS cat tracking device, SparkFun products and resources are designed to make the world of electronics more accessible.



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Educational Kits

Sparkfun

SparkFun views electronics as more than just a fun hobby or a career path, but as a creative medium for changing the face of education. SparkFun believes that by empowering students with the tools and knowledge they need not only to explore the world of electronics, but to take ownership over their own educational goals, together we can build a better future.



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KIT 13778 Open Power Starter Pack for Intel® Edison - 1568-1338-ND

Sparkfun KIT 13778

The Intel® Edison is an ultra-small computing platform that will change the way you look at embedded electronics. Each Edison is packed with a huge amount of tech goodies into a tiny package while still providing the same robust strength of your go-to single board computer. Powered by the Intel® Atom™ SoC dual-core CPU and including an integrated WiFi, Bluetooth LE, and a 70-pin connector to attach a veritable slew of shield-like “Blocks” which can be stacked on top of each other.


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KIT-12060 SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (SIK) - 1568-1068-ND

Sparkfun KIT-12060

The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (SIK) is a great way to get started with programming and hardware interaction with the Arduino programming language. The SIK includes everything you need to complete 16 circuits that will teach you how to read sensors, display information on an LCD, drive motors, and more. You do not need any previous programming or electronics experience to use this kit.


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KIT-13205 Inventor's Kit for MicroView - 1568-1071-ND

Sparkfun KIT-13205

The MicroView is an amazingly small, Arduino compatible, OLED display module. The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for MicroView provides you with not only the MicroView module and its programmer but also everything you need to hook up and experiment with multiple electronic circuits! With the MicroView SIK, you will be able to complete 11 circuits that will teach you how to write code, read sensors, and drive motors, while still being able to display information on the MicroView’s built in OLED screen.


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DEV-12651 Digital Sandbox Board - 1568-1074-ND

Sparkfun DEV-12651

The Digital Sandbox (DS) is a learning platform that engages both the software and hardware worlds. It is powered by a microcontroller that can interact with real-world inputs like light or temperature sensors while simultaneously controlling LEDs, motors, and other outputs. The Digital Sandbox is equipped with everything, on board, you will need to complete 13 experiments, including controlling an LED, measuring how loud things are, detecting what the temperature is, and more.


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KIT-13320 Inventor's Kit for Photon - 1568-1128-ND

Sparkfun KIT-13320

The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for Photon is a great way to get started in the fresh IoT world and WiFi development. The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for Photon provides you not only with the Photon RedBoard but everything you need to hook up and experiment with multiple electronic circuits. With the Photon SIK you will be able to complete circuits that will teach you how to read sensors, drive motors, and more. The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for Photon is the latest and greatest in Internet of Things kits. Whether you’re a software developer just getting in to hardware, an EE learning software, or somewhere in between, this kit will help you get your projects hooked up to the Internet in no time.

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HackRF One - 1568-1245-ND

Sparkfun HackRF One

This is the HackRF One, a Software Defined Radio (SDR) peripheral capable of transmission or reception of radio signals from 1MHz to 6GHz. Designed to enable test and development of modern and next generation radio technologies, HackRF One is an open source hardware platform that can be used as a USB peripheral or programmed for stand-alone operation.



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PIC UAV Development Board - 1568-1298-ND

Sparkfun PIC UAV Development Board

The UDB5 (UAV Development Board version 5) comes populated with a dsPIC33FJ256 CPU, and the impressive MPU-6000, a MEMS 3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis accelerometer. The on-board Invensense gyro even has enough vibration tolerance to be used in RC heli applications.



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Inventor's Kit for LabVIEW - 1568-1328-ND

Sparkfun Inventor's Kit for LabVIEW

The Inventor’s Kit is a great way to add real world connectivity, programming, and hardware incorporation to your LabVIEW projects. The SIK includes everything you need to complete 14 circuit experiments, created in conjunction with the LabVIEW MakerHub that will teach you how to use the LabVIEW graphical programming environment, read sensors, drive motors, and more. The LabVIEW Home Bundle (download included) is a specially licensed version of the award-winning LabVIEW system design software targeted at home and maker use. The LabVIEW Home Bundle features a unique graphical programming environment for accelerated development and extensive support for a wide range of measurement hardware, I/O, and buses.

TI Logo Texas Instruments, a global semiconductor company, designs and manufactures analog, digital signal processing (DSP) and DLP® chip technologies. TI’s vast semiconductor inventory includes National Semiconductor products.

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CC2650 Bluetooth® Sensor Tag - 296-38831-ND

TI CC2650 Bluetooth® Sensor Tag

Texas Instruments Bluetooth Smart products are enabling low power applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). Compared to classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart has a very low latency, lower throughput (up to .2 Mbps), and an unlimited amount of nodes and can run for multiple years on a coin cell battery. This makes it an ideal solution for IoT applications.



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TM4C123GH6 Evaluation Board - 296-35760-ND

TI TM4C123GH6 Evaluation Board

The Tiva C Series TM4C123G LaunchPad Evaluation Kit (EK-TM4C123GXL) is a low-cost evaluation platform for ARM® Cortex™-M4F based microcontrollers.




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C2000™ Piccolo™ LaunchPad - 296-38832-ND

TI C2000™ Piccolo™ LaunchPad

The InstaSPIN™-MOTION (and InstaSPIN-FOC) enabled C2000™ Piccolo™ LaunchPad is an inexpensive evaluation platform designed to help you leap right into the world of motor control using the InstaSPIN-MOTION or InstaSPIN-FOC solution. The LaunchPad is based on the Piccolo TMS320F28069M with unique features such as 256KB of on board flash, 12bit ADC, I²C, SPI, UART, CAN, dual Encoder support and InstaSPIN libraries in on-chip execute only ROM memory. The LaunchPad includes many board hardware features such as an integrated isolated XDS100v2 JTAG emulator for easy programming and debugging, Works with various BoosterPacks, but specifically for BOOSTXL-DRV8301.

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MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad Evaluation Kit - 296-27570-ND

TI MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad Evaluation Kit

The MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad is an inexpensive and simple evaluation kit for the MSP430G2xx Value Line series of microcontrollers. It is an easy way to start developing on the MSP430 with on-board emulation for programming and debugging as well as buttons and LEDs for a simple user interface. Rapid prototyping is simplified by the 20-pin BoosterPack headers, which support a wide range of available BoosterPack plug-in modules. You can quickly add features like wireless connectivity, graphical displays, environmental sensing, and much more. You can either design your own BoosterPack or choose among many already available from TI and third party developers. The LaunchPad features an integrated DIP target socket that supports up to 20 pins, allowing MSP430™ Value Line devices to be plugged into the LaunchPad board. The MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad comes with an MSP430G2553 device by default. The MSP430G2553 has the most memory available of the compatible Value Line devices.

Twin Industries Logo Twin Industries is a leading manufacturer of hardware development tools and prototyping products. For over thirty years, our bus extender cards, surface mount adapter boards, and prototyping boards have helped complete the critical path between concept and market release. The educational and development kits below offer both an introduction to the newest technologies, along with speeding time to market for established engineers.

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DIY Multi-mode Timer Kit - 438-1082-ND

DIY Multi-mode Timer Kit – Twin Industries

New educational kit from Twin Industries features an integrated 7-mode timer for ease of implementation.





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40-Second Message Recorder Kit - 438-1083-ND

Message Recorder Kit – Twin Industries

40-Second message recording development kit from Twin provides high-quality, single-chip, nonvolatile record/playback for 40, 60, 75, 90 & 120 seconds. These CMOS devices include an on-chip oscillator, microphone preamplifier, automatic gain control, antialiasing filter, smoothing filter and speaker amplifier. In addition it is microprocessor compatible, allowing complex messaging and addressing to be achieved.


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LCD Introduction Kit - 438-1081-ND

LCD Introduction Kit – Twin Industries

The aim of this kit is to show how to use a 16x2 alphanumeric Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with a PC. Instruction is given on how to connect it to the parallel port and echo and handle keyboard input, how to use the LCD to display temperature from a DS1620 Digital Thermometer/Thermostat chip, and how to set the HI & LO trigger points in it. All C source code is provided.



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Rolling Code, 4-channel UHF Remote Control Kit - 438-1086-ND

Rolling Code, 4-channel UHF Remote Control Kit – Twin Industries

Versatile, rolling code remote control provides latching and momentary operation on each channel and high resistance to code interception. A sensitive, prebuilt receiver provides long range and its ready-to-use combination of parts speeds time to market.




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Logic Probe Kit - 438-1077-ND

Logic Probe Kit – Twin Industries

An important piece of equipment for test and measurement of digital equipment, the logic probe kit can be used in fault finding and testing as well as to assist in design work and to find out how digital equipment works. Switching to either TTL or CMOS, the kit includes detection circuit for very fast pulses and gives visual (3 LEDs) and audio (piezo buzzer) response.



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Combination Lock Kit - 438-1078-ND

Combination Lock Kit – Twin Industries

A fully-functional introduction to basic combination locks, this kit from Twin offers a touch pad with 9 separate pads, a relay capable of switching 250 V, and lock reset upon incorrect button presses.




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3 ½ Digital LED Panel Meter Kit from Twin Industries - 438-1080-ND

Digital LED Panel Meter Kit – Twin Industries

Make this general design 3 1/2 digit LED panel meter into your own voltage or current meter, or customize it to measure input from a transducer. Includes a separate display PCB.




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Temperature Meter Kit - 438-1076-ND

Temperature Meter Kit – Twin Industries

This Kit shows how much of electronics today can be contained in a single chip - the Intersil 7106. Commercial low cost digital volt meters are nothing more than this kit, some switches, and passive components and a nice plastic case.




VersaLogic Logo Building its reputation on very high reliability products and superior service, a 35-year history of consistency has earned VersaLogic the reputation of being the industry's most trusted embedded computer company. VersaLogic delivers state-of-the-art embedded computers, coupled with expert technical support, for critical markets such as the medical and defense industries.

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EPH-V6/Display Converter and Accessories - 1241-1303-ND

Video Display Converter

The VL-EPH-V6 module provides a rugged converter from standard mini-DisplayPort video output to LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signaling) display panel output. It allows system designers the ability to utilize their existing LVDS video panels with the latest embedded computer video output (mini-DisplayPort). As with all VersaLogic products, the VL-EPH-V6 is designed to support OEM applications where high reliability and long-term availability are required. From application design-in support, to the 5+ year production life guarantee, and a full 5-year warranty, the VL-EPH-V6 provides reliable video conversion for demanding applications.

Vishay Logo Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, power supplies, automotive, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay is proud to be a major partner with Digi-Key Electronics. Shown below are some of the latest examples of the Vishay product line available through Digi-Key.

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37-Pin DSUB Cable for the Power Electronics Lab - 541-2642-ND

37-Pin DSUB Cable

Vishay Dale's 75771 cable connects the inverter board to the dSPACE CLP1104's interface board. It is responsible for the control signals required for controlling the two inverters on the inverter board to conduct several experiments in the Power Electronics Lab, based on the approach in the textbook Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design, written by Ned Mohan, Tore M. Undeland, and William P. Robbins; and the Electric Drives Lab based on the approach in the textbook Electric Machines and Drives: A First Course by Ned Mohan.

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8-Pin Encoder Cable for the Power Electronics Lab - 541-2643-ND

8-Pin Encoder Cable

Vishay Dale's 87784 cable connects the encoder output from Motorsolver's 10-pole BLDC machines to the dSPACE CLP1104's interface board to conduct experiments in the Power Electronics Lab, based on the approach in the textbook Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design, written by Ned Mohan, Tore M. Undeland, and William P. Robbins; and the Electric Drives Lab, based on the approach in the textbook Electric Machines and Drives: A First Course by Ned Mohan.


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Power-Pole FPGA Controller Assembly for the Power Electronics Lab - 541-2644-ND

Power-Pole FPGA Controller Assembly

The FPGA-based control PCA (printed circuit assembly) is a standalone controller for performing experiments in the Power Electronics Lab. The Controller is equipped with an analog/digital interface compatible to the Power-Pole PCA to facilitate various PWM control functions without requiring the use of an interfacing PC.

UDOO Logo UDOO is a joint effort between SECO and AIDILAB to deliver a new and powerful tool to the DIY, IoT and Educational markets. UDOO integrates in the same PCB a single board computer based on a Freescale i.MX6 multicore ARM processor and an integrated Arduino Due interface board. All the Arduino Due shields are fully compatible with UDOO, and the Arduino IDE running on the i.MX6 can be used to create Arduino sketches and upload them directly on the Arduino part of UDOO.

 

NEO

NEO is an open hardware computer equipped with a Freescale™ i.MX 6SoloX applications processor for Android and Linux. The processor embeds an ARM® Cortex®-M4 microcontroller that makes the board compatible with the Arduino™ environment allowing high performance. Ideal as a central element of more comprehensive projects, it easily enables the creation of a multitude of IoT applications, making the UDOO NEO even more innovative and appealing.

BASIC SBC Product Page

BASIC SBC - 1485-1012-ND

NEO BASIC SBC
  • 512MB RAM
  • Ethernet
EXTENDED SBC Product Page

EXTENDED SBC - 1485-1013-ND

NEO EXTND SBC
  • 1GB RAM
  • Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
  • Motion Sensors
FULL SBC Product Page

FULL SBC - 1485-1014-ND

NEO FULL SBC
  • 1GB RAM
  • Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
  • Motion Sensors
  • Ethernet