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Simple Sensor Application Kit

Rabbit Semiconductor and Digi-Key introduce the model RCM4300 Sensor Kit

Simple Sensor Application Kit The Simple Sensor Application Kit provides an ideal design reference to interface a Rabbit-based system to a Maxim-Dallas 1-Wire® bus. The kit provides sample applications based on four 1-Wire devices to help users better understand and implement a 1-Wire bus using a prototyping board and a RabbitCore® RCM4300 module. The Simple Sensor Kit is the ideal reference on how to interface any 1-Wire device to any Rabbit® module or processor. The 1-Wire interface is still widely used and is best suited where ZigBee networks are not reliable due to environmental constraints or if the distance between two points is very short.

Using the Dynamic C® integrated development environment and RabbitWeb, designers can create HTML forms for web pages that interface with C variables in embedded networked applications. The capability can reduce weeks or months of complex Common Gate Interface (CGI) programming down to hours and eliminate all of the C programming involved in parsing HTML form input and generating HTML pages based on program variables.

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Features & Applications
Features Applications
  • 1-Wire® based application samples
  • Web Server capability
  • Sample program on how to detect and manage 1-Wire® via a Web Interface
  • Easy-to-use integrated design environment
    RCM4300 Datasheet
  • Weather Monitoring
  • Thermostat Control
  • Building Automation

Kit Contents
  • RabbitCore RCM4300 Development Kit with socket for up to 1GB flash memory, used for data storage
  • Simple sensor prototype board with the following 1-Wire® devices
    • DS2406 SPST addressable switch
    • DS18B20 temperature sensor
    • DS2450 A/D converter
    • DS2480B line driver
  • Dynamic C® 10 CD with sample programs and libraries
  • RabbitWeb
  • Universal Power Supply
  • Getting Started Guide


Model RCM4300
Microprocessor Rabbit® 4000 at 58.98 MHz
Ethernet port 10/100Base-T, RJ-45, 3 LEDs
Data SRAM 512 KB
Fast program execution SRAM 1 MB
Serial flash memory (program) 2 MB
Flash memory (mass storage) miniSD™ card 128 KB - 1 GB flash
Analog inputs 8 channels single-ended or 4 channels differential
A/D converter resolution 12 bits (11 bits single-ended)
Serial ports Shared high-speed, CMOS-compatible ports
Backup battery Connection for user-supplied backup battery
(to support RTC and data SRAM)
Real-time clock Yes
Watchdog/Supervisor Yes
Power (pins unloaded) 3.0–3.6 V DC, 350 mA (typ.) @ 3.3 V
385 mA @ 3.6 V and 85°C (max.)
Operating temperature -20°C to +85°C
Board size 1.84" × 2.85" × 0.84"
(47 mm × 72 mm × 21 mm)

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