Ping Hobbyelektronik has released a new open-source board called EPI-32U4. This tiny board is Arduino-compatible and offers USB Type-C connectivity, making it an excellent choice for makers and hobbyists.
The EPI-32U4 board measures just 23mm x 13mm, making it one of the smallest Arduino-compatible boards available in the market. Despite its small size, the board packs a punch, thanks to the ATmega32U4 microcontroller, which offers 32KB of flash memory and 2.5KB of SRAM. The board also features a built-in USB Type-C port, which provides faster data transfer and faster charging speeds.
The ATmega32U4 is a high-performance, low-power, 8-bit microcontroller with advanced RISC architecture and non-voltage program and data memories. The microcontroller features power-on reset and programmable brown-out detection. There are six sleep modes, including idle, ADC noise reduction, power save, power down, standby, and extended standby.
Specifications of Epi 32U4 development board:
- Manufacturer: Ping Hobbyelektronik
- Microcontroller: Atmega32U4
- Clock frequency: 16MHz
- Operating voltage: 4.5V to 5.5V
- Input/output ports: 23 available pins
- LED pin: Pin 13
- Interfaces: USB Type-C port
- Dimensions: 22.75×12.75 mm
The EPI-32U4 board can be programmed using the Arduino IDE, a popular programming language for makers and hobbyists. Additionally, the board includes 23 general-purpose input/output pins, which include 12 analog to digital inputs, and 7 PWM outputs, making it versatile enough for a wide range of projects.
The board is also open-source, meaning the hardware design and firmware are freely available on GitHub. This makes it easy for users to modify and customize the board to fit their needs.
The EPI-32U4 is an excellent choice for makers and hobbyists looking for a small and powerful Arduino-compatible board with USB Type-C connectivity. Interested professionals can sign up on the product page for timely updates.
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