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Microchip Lighting DevKits featuring DALI and DMX

Microchip's new lighting development platform provides all of the components required to create a DMX512A or DALI lighting network.

  • Low Cost 8-Bit Solution
  • Free DALI / DMX Code
  • Master and Slave support for DALI/DMX
  • DALI commissioning and support for custom zones / scenes
  • Four-channel constant current control with RGBW colour mixing and dimming

Product Description

Microchip has a significant presence in many sectors of the lighting industry including ballasts, LED drivers, presence detection, control and communications.
This new lighting development platform incorporates three of these technologies and provides all of the components required to create a DMX512A or DALI lighting network.

This enables lighting engineers to design intelligent lighting and control systems with a large array of Microchip’s 8-, 16- and 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers.
The Starter Kit includes two main boards, two communications interface adapters (DALI or DMX512A), one prototype board and the required cables/power supplies.

Designers new to lighting communications can quickly and easily start creating connected lighting applications via a simple board-to-board network. This platform uses a single, low-cost 8-bit PIC MCU for the user interface, LED control and communications.
Software development is based on the free Microchip DALI and DMX512A libraries, which are written in C and can be ported to any PIC microcontroller.

The Lighting Communications Development Platform is available as complete kits , DALI Starter Kit( DV160214-1) and DMX512A Starter Kit ( DV160214-2).
In addition a prototyping Communications Board is available (AC160214). Dali and DMX interface boards may be also be purchased separately (AC160214-1 - DALI & AC160214-2 DMX). Main Communications Boards are also available (DM160214).

Strong pedigree

Microchip has a significant presence in many sectors of the lighting industry including ballasts, LED drivers, presence detection, control and communications.

Starter kit

Two main boards, two communications interface adapters (DALI or DMX512A), one prototype board and the required cables/power supplies are all included.

System brain

The platform uses a PIC16F1947 microcontroller to run the user interface, LCD control, four-colour LED drive and the various communications protocols.

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8 Bit Microcontroller, Flash, PIC16F19xx, 32 MHz, 28 KB, 1 KB, 64 Pins, TQFP

MCU, 8BIT, PIC16, 32MHZ, TQFP-64; Controller Family/Series:PIC16F19xx; CPU Speed:32MHz; Program Memory Size:28KB; RAM Memory Size:1KB; No. of Pins:64Pins; MCU Case Style:TQFP; No. of I/O's:53I/O's; Embedded Interface Type:EUSART, I2C, SPI; Supply Voltage

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PIC16F1947-E/PT
PIC16F1947-E/PT

1778454

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8 Bit Microcontroller, Flash, PIC16F19xx, 32 MHz, 28 KB, 1 KB, 64 Pins, TQFP

MCU, 8BIT, PIC16, 32MHZ, TQFP-64; Controller Family/Series:PIC16F19xx; CPU Speed:32MHz; Program Memory Size:28KB; RAM Memory Size:1KB; No. of Pins:64Pins; MCU Case Style:TQFP; No. of I/O's:53I/O's; Embedded Interface Type:EUSART, I2C, SPI; Supply Voltage

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AC160214-1
AC160214-1

2345721

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DALI Adapter Board, PIC16 CPU, DALI C Library Stack, Current Limited DALI Power Supply, RJ45

ADAPTOR BOARD, DALI INTERFACE, LIGHTING; Silicon Manufacturer:Microchip; Core Architecture:PIC; Core Sub-Architecture:PIC16; Silicon Core Number:PIC16F1947; Silicon Family Name:PIC16F19xx; For Use With:Microchip DM160214 Main & AC160214 Prototyping Light

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    DV160214-1
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    Development Board, DALI Lighting Communications, PIC16F1947

    DALI, LIGHTING, STARTER KIT; Core Chip:PIC16F1947; Device Topology:-; No. of Outputs:-; Output Current:-; Output Voltage:-; Input Voltage Min:-; Input Voltage Max:9V; Dimming Control Type:-; Kit Contents:2x Eval Boards, Prototyping Board, DALI Adapters,

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    2345723

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    Lighting Communication Board , PIC16F1947, LCD Display & Pushbutton, DALI & DMX512A Interface

    LIGHTING COMMUNICATION BOARD; Silicon Manufacturer:Microchip; Core Architecture:PIC; Core Sub-Architecture:PIC16; Silicon Core Number:PIC16F1947; Silicon Family Name:PIC16F19xx; No. of Bits:8bit; Kit Contents:Main Communication Board PIC16F1947; Product

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    AC160214-2
    AC160214-2

    2345722

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    Adapter Board, PIC16 MCU, Isolated TxRx, Bi-directional Communication

    ADAPTOR BOARD, DMX512A, LIGHTING; Silicon Manufacturer:Microchip; Core Architecture:PIC; Core Sub-Architecture:PIC16; Silicon Core Number:PIC16F1947; Silicon Family Name:PIC16F19xx; For Use With:Microchip DM160214 Main & AC160214 Prototyping Lighting Com

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    AC160214
    AC160214

    2345720

    MICROCHIP

    Prototype Board, PIC16F MCU, Universal Communication Adapter Interface, 9-12V Supply

    PROTOTYPE BOARD, LIGHTING COMMUNICATION; Silicon Manufacturer:Microchip; Core Architecture:PIC; Core Sub-Architecture:PIC16; Silicon Core Number:PIC16F1947; Silicon Family Name:PIC16F19xx; For Use With:Microchip DM160214 Lighting Communications Developme

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    DV160214-2
    DV160214-2

    2345726

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    Development Board, DALI Lighting Communications, PIC16F1947

    STARTER KIT, LIGHTING COMM, PIC16F; Core Chip:PIC16F1947; Device Topology:-; No. of Outputs:-; Output Current:-; Output Voltage:-; Input Voltage Min:-; Input Voltage Max:9V; Dimming Control Type:-; Kit Contents:2x Eval Boards, Prototyping Board, 2x DMX51

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    8 Bit Microcontroller, Flash, PIC16F19xx, 32 MHz, 28 KB, 1 KB, 64 Pins, QFN

    MCU, 8BIT, PIC16, 32MHZ, QFN-64; Controller Family/Series:PIC16F19xx; CPU Speed:32MHz; Program Memory Size:28KB; RAM Memory Size:1KB; No. of Pins:64Pins; MCU Case Style:QFN; No. of I/O's:54I/O's; Embedded Interface Type:EUSART, I2C, SPI; Supply Voltage M

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