MICROCHIP  MCP42XXEV  MCP42XX Digital Potentiometer Evaluation Board

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Product Overview

The MCP42XXEV is an evaluation board allows the system designer to quickly evaluate the operation of the MCP4261 digital potentiometer device using the PICkit Serial analyser. This board is a minimum configuration for the device. As well as the device, other desired passive components (resistors and capacitors) and connection posts may be installed. The board can also be very easily jumpered into a customer's existing circuit. This gives an indication of the MCP4261 device performance, but is affected by the jumper lead length and the EM noise that the jumpers pick up. The device's resistor network 0 has been configured in a potentiometer mode with the a terminal connected to VDD through a 0Ω resistor and the B terminal connected to VSS with a 0Ω resistor. Resistor network 1 can be evaluated for rheostat operation. The MCP42XXEV evaluation board uses the generic TSSOP20EV evaluation board PCB.
  • PICkit serial interface
  • One resistor network for potentiometer configuration
  • One resistor network for rheostat or potentiometer configuration
  • One TSSOP20 and SSOP20 evaluation board


Product Information

Silicon Manufacturer:
Silicon Core Number:
Application Sub Type:
Digital Potentiometer
Kit Contents:
Evaluation Board MCP4261, One TSSOP-20 and SSOP-20 Evaluation Board blank PCB, User Guide
Product Range:
Kit Application Type:
Data Converter
PICkit Serial Analyzer Interface, PICtail Plus Interface
No SVHC (17-Dec-2015)

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MCP42XXEV Evaluation Board, One TSSOP-20 and SSOP-20 Evaluation Board blank PCB, Important Information Sheet.

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