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Explorer Starter Kit with Built in Debugger Learn PIC24F

SKU: 017-DB-DP11117

$76.58 AUD, inc GST
$69.62 AUD, exc GST

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Explorer Starter Kit with Built in Debugger Learn PIC24F

SKU: 017-DB-DP11117

$76.58 AUD, inc GST
$69.62 AUD, exc GST


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

This product has been retired and kept here for reference.

Brief Introduction:

This is a clone of the PIC24F Starter Kit by Microchip. With the introduction of a 128x64 LCD screen and five tactile switches, this clone becomes more practical than the original one with just a small OLED and capacitive touch buttons. This Starter Kit provides an all-in-one solution for debugging and programming applications using Microchip's own MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Two USB connections to a host computer supplies communications and power to the board and therefore no additional external power supply is needed. For independent host-side USB operation, the Starter Kit may be disconnected from the PC and powered at test points for independent functionality.

The Starter Kit includes integrated debug and programmer circuitry that allows applications to be programmed onto the board's PIC24F MCU device and then debugged, all using MPLAB IDE. The need for an additional programmer or hardware interface has been completely eliminated.

The application side of the Starter Kit contains a range of hardware components to demonstrate the utility and processing power of Microchip's PIC24F family of 16-bit microcontrollers.


  • Size: 137.16 (L) X 109.22 (W) X 25.40 (H)±0.2mm
  • 5V DC supply
  • Simple and inexpensive kit to learn PIC24F 16-bit MCU family
  • Large 128x64 LCD display (80.20mm x 50.40mm)
  • Starter kit features the PIC24FJ256GB106 MCU with 256KB Flash
  • Integrated debugger
  • Free MPLAB C30 Compiler (download)


  • Program and debug applications

Demos included:

  • Interactive, menu driven display using Parallel Master Port (PMP)
  • Time and data display using the Real Time Clock and Calendar (RTCC)


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Documentation and Resources:
  • The Maker Revolution
  • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...

Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 for Express Post (Overnight for most of Australia, 2+ days for rural, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

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