ARM Embedded Systems Education Kit

ARM® University Program Embedded Systems Education Kit with
NXP-Embedded Artists LPC4088 Hardware supplied by Digi-Key.

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. It also contains various other components (listed below) to complete four embedded system courses associated with the kit, namely:

  • Efficient Embedded Systems Design and Programming
  • Rapid Embedded System Design and Programming using the high-level ARM mbed™ API
  • Operating System Design using the royalty-free ARM Keil RTX RTOS
  • Digital Signal Processing

Academics who want to adopt the kit in their teaching can request a sample donation from the ARM University Program website including full teaching materials.

The whole hardware kit needed for this product can be purchased from Digi-Key using the links below.

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Base Board

Embedded Artists LPC4088 Experiment Base Board

LPC4088 Experiment Base Board

The LPC4088 Experiment Base Board makes it possible to get up-and-running quickly with the LPC4088 QuickStart Board. This base board adds several expansion connectors to the LPC4088 QuickStart Board and makes it especially easy to connect displays to the board.

Datasheets: LPC4088 Base Brd Guide

Design Resources: LPC4088 Experiment Base Brd Schematics

QuickStart Board

Embedded Artists LPC4088 QUICKSTART BOARD


The LPC4088 QuickStart Board is an easy to use ARM Cortex-M4 rapid prototyping board in a standard through hole DIP package (44-pin), targeted at high-performance as well as low-power applications. Communication interfaces, large on-board memories and LCD controller enables graphical user interface applications.

Datasheets: LPC408x/7x, EA-QSB-016 Overview

Kit Components

Component Description Manufacturer Part Number Manufacturer Part Number QTY
Board BASE BOARD EXPERIMENT LPC4088 Embedded Artists EA-QSB-018-ND EA-QSB-018 1
Board BOARD QUICK START LPC4088 Embedded Artists EA-QSB-016-ND EA-QSB-016 1
LED Indication LED RED/GREEN/BLUE DIFF 4LEAD Kingbright 754-1615-ND WP154A4SUREQBFZGW 1
Switch SWITCH PUSH SPST-NO 0.01A 35V E-Switch EG4788-ND KS-00Q-01 5
Display Module LCD MOD CHAR 2X16 TRANSFL Newhaven Display Intl NHD-0216HZ-FSW-FBW-33V3C-ND NHD-0216HZ-FSW-FBW-33V3C 1
Buzzer BUZZER PIEZO 4KHZ 12.2MM PC MNT TDK Corporation 445-2525-1-ND PS1240P02BT 1
Audio Connector CONN JACK STEREO R/A 3PIN 3.5MM CUI Inc CP1-3523N-ND SJ1-3523N 1
Optical Sensor IC PHOTOTRANS IR 880NM 5MM Fairchild QSD124-ND QSD124 1
Visible Emitter EMITTER IR 880NM 50MA RADIAL SunLED 1497-1059-ND XTHI12W 1
Smart Cable CABLE USB EMBD UART 3.3V FTDI, Ltd 768-1015-ND TTL-232R-3V3 1
Shift Register IC 8-BIT SHIFT REGISTER 16-DIP Texas Instruments 296-1600-5-ND SN74HC595N 1
Temperature Sensor SENSOR TEMPERATURE I2C 8DIP Maxim Integrated DS1631+-ND DS1631+ 1
Board BOARD EVAL FOR RXM-GPS-F4 Linx Technologies Inc EVM-GPS-F4-ND EVM-GPS-F4 1
Potentiometer POT 10K OHM 9MM SQ PLASTIC Bourns Inc. 3310Y-001-103L-ND 3310Y-001-103L 2
Resistor RES 150 OHM 1/4W 5% CARBON FILM Stackpole Electronics CF14JT150RCT-ND CF14JT150R 1
Resistor RES 220 OHM 1/4W 5% CARBON FILM Stackpole Electronics CF14JT220RCT-ND CF14JT220R 3
Resistor RES 330 OHM 1/4W 5% CARBON FILM Stackpole Electronics CF14JT330RCT-ND CF14JT330R 3
Resistor RES 1K OHM 1/4W 5% CARBON FILM Stackpole Electronics CF14JT1K00CT-ND CF14JT1K00 2
Resistor RES 10K OHM 1/4W 5% CARBON FILM Stackpole Electronics CF14JT10K0CT-ND CF14JT10K0 5
Resistor RES 1M OHM 1/4W 5% CARBON FILM Stackpole Electronics CF14JT1M00CT-ND CF14JT1M00 2
Capacitor CAP CER 1UF 50V 10% RADIAL TDK Corporation 445-8517-ND FK24X7R1H105K 1
Breadboard BREADBOARD SOLDERLESS 300TIE Bud Industries 377-2094-ND BB-32621 1
Jumper Wire WIRE SET 140PC FOR BOARD Twin Industries 438-1049-ND TW-E012-000 1
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