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dsPic/pic24

Postby saschech@gmx.de » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:14 pm

Hello Team

In the new Elektor i read,there is a new v4 version for download.

Where i can download?

Regards Wolfgang

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Benj » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:33 pm

Hello Wolfgang,

This is not 100% complete as we are currently testing and working on a few remaining minor details. The new version should be available for download sometime in January next year.

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Mikat » Mon Dec 20, 2010 4:52 pm

I read the elektor pdf, and correct me if i am wrong (and i like to be wrong) that the dsPic/pic24 is going to be new product, not update for flowcode for Picmicro... And the price is? Interest for those products is big, but i dont know about student budget....

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby JohnCrow » Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:28 pm

Is this going to have the macros for the infrared and RF e-blocks, something I am looking forward to playing with
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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Steve » Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:35 am

Currently, there are 3 variants - PICmicro (8bit), AVR and ARM. The dsPIC/PIC24 will be a fourth variant and will be priced in line with the other versions. It will also be subject tot he same cross-grade offers (i.e. if you have bought the current Flowcode V4 for PICmicro, then you can buy an equivalent licence of Flowcode V4 for dsPIC/PIC24 for half the price).

This variant will also include new components for the RF and Infrared E-blocks.

We are also launching a new dsPIC/PIC24 E-block around the same time. More details will follow soon...
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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Mathy » Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:22 am

Yeah !

Very great news !

The new version had the same macro/component or permit to have access to more functionalities ( DMA, PPS, QEI, CAP touch, etc etc ) ?

I can help to make beta tests if you need. I have an LV 24-33 v6 Development System from MikroEleltronika.

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby saschech@gmx.de » Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:41 am

Hello Team

In the phase of offering in elektor,i think,you must have dokuments of supportet chips e.c.t.

Why you dont give it to us?

Regards Wolfgang
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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Steve » Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:04 am

Here's a preliminary list of supported chips:

24F08KA101, 24F08KA102, 24F16KA101, 24F16KA102, 24FJ128GA006, 24FJ128GA008, 24FJ128GA010, 24FJ128GA106, 24FJ128GA108, 24FJ128GA110, 24FJ128GB106, 24FJ128GB108, 24FJ128GB110, 24FJ16GA002, 24FJ16GA004, 24FJ192GA106, 24FJ192GA108, 24FJ192GA110, 24FJ192GB106, 24FJ192GB108, 24FJ192GB110, 24FJ256GA106, 24FJ256GA108, 24FJ256GA110, 24FJ256GB106, 24FJ256GB108, 24FJ256GB110, 24FJ32GA002, 24FJ32GA004, 24FJ32GA102, 24FJ32GA104, 24FJ32GB002, 24FJ32GB004, 24FJ48GA002, 24FJ48GA004, 24FJ64GA002, 24FJ64GA004, 24FJ64GA006, 24FJ64GA008, 24FJ64GA010, 24FJ64GA102, 24FJ64GA104, 24FJ64GB002, 24FJ64GB004, 24FJ64GB106, 24FJ64GB108, 24FJ64GB110, 24FJ96GA006, 24FJ96GA008, 24FJ96GA010, 24HJ128GP202, 24HJ128GP204, 24HJ128GP206, 24HJ128GP206A, 24HJ128GP210, 24HJ128GP210A, 24HJ128GP306, 24HJ128GP306A, 24HJ128GP310, 24HJ128GP310A, 24HJ128GP502, 24HJ128GP504, 24HJ128GP506, 24HJ128GP506A, 24HJ128GP510, 24HJ128GP510A, 24HJ128GP802, 24HJ128GP804, 24HJ12GP201, 24HJ12GP202, 24HJ16GP304, 24HJ256GP206, 24HJ256GP206A, 24HJ256GP210, 24HJ256GP210A, 24HJ256GP610, 24HJ256GP610A, 24HJ32GP202, 24HJ32GP204, 24HJ32GP302, 24HJ32GP304, 24HJ64GP202, 24HJ64GP204, 24HJ64GP206, 24HJ64GP206A, 24HJ64GP210, 24HJ64GP210A, 24HJ64GP502, 24HJ64GP504, 24HJ64GP506, 24HJ64GP506A, 24HJ64GP510, 24HJ64GP510A, 24HJ64GP802, 24HJ64GP804, 30F1010, 30F2010, 30F2011, 30F2012, 30F2020, 30F2023, 30F3010, 30F3011, 30F3012, 30F3013, 30F3014, 30F4011, 30F4012, 30F4013, 30F5011, 30F5013, 30F5015, 30F5016, 30F6011, 30F6011A, 30F6012, 30F6012A, 30F6013, 30F6013A, 30F6014, 30F6014A, 33FJ06GS101, 33FJ06GS102, 33FJ06GS202, 33FJ128GP202, 33FJ128GP204, 33FJ128GP206, 33FJ128GP206A, 33FJ128GP306, 33FJ128GP306A, 33FJ128GP310, 33FJ128GP310A, 33FJ128GP706, 33FJ128GP706A, 33FJ128GP708, 33FJ128GP708A, 33FJ128GP710, 33FJ128GP710A, 33FJ128GP802, 33FJ128GP804, 33FJ128MC202, 33FJ128MC204, 33FJ128MC506, 33FJ128MC506A, 33FJ128MC510, 33FJ128MC510A, 33FJ128MC706, 33FJ128MC706A, 33FJ128MC708, 33FJ128MC708A, 33FJ128MC710, 33FJ128MC710A, 33FJ128MC802, 33FJ128MC804, 33FJ12GP201, 33FJ12GP202, 33FJ12MC201, 33FJ12MC202, 33FJ16GP304, 33FJ16GS402, 33FJ16GS404, 33FJ16GS502, 33FJ16GS504, 33FJ16MC304, 33FJ256GP506, 33FJ256GP506A, 33FJ256GP510, 33FJ256GP510A, 33FJ256GP710, 33FJ256GP710A, 33FJ256MC510, 33FJ256MC510A, 33FJ256MC710, 33FJ256MC710A, 33FJ32GP202, 33FJ32GP204, 33FJ32GP302, 33FJ32GP304, 33FJ32GS406, 33FJ32GS606, 33FJ32GS608, 33FJ32GS610, 33FJ32MC202, 33FJ32MC204, 33FJ32MC302, 33FJ32MC304, 33FJ64GP202, 33FJ64GP204, 33FJ64GP206, 33FJ64GP206A, 33FJ64GP306, 33FJ64GP306A, 33FJ64GP310, 33FJ64GP310A, 33FJ64GP706, 33FJ64GP706A, 33FJ64GP708, 33FJ64GP708A, 33FJ64GP710, 33FJ64GP710A, 33FJ64GP802, 33FJ64GP804, 33FJ64GS406, 33FJ64GS606, 33FJ64GS608, 33FJ64GS610, 33FJ64MC202, 33FJ64MC204, 33FJ64MC506, 33FJ64MC506A, 33FJ64MC508, 33FJ64MC508A, 33FJ64MC510, 33FJ64MC510A, 33FJ64MC706, 33FJ64MC706A, 33FJ64MC710, 33FJ64MC710A, 33FJ64MC802, 33FJ64MC804

Plus the following FCDs for Microchip specific boards,

EXPLORER16_24FJ128GA010
EXPLORER16_24FJ64GA004
EXPLORER16_33FJ256GP710
STARTERKIT_24FJ256GB106,


And the list of chips supported on our new dsPIC/PIC24 E-block are DIP versions of the following devices:

PIC24 Devices
24F08KA101, 24F16KA101, 24F08KA102, 24F16KA102, 24FJ16GA002, 24FJ32GA002, 24FJ32GA102,
24FJ32GB002, 24FJ48GA002, 24FJ64GA002, 24FJ64GA102, 24FJ64GB002, 24HJ12GP202, 24HJ32GP202,
24HJ32GP302, 24HJ64GP202, 24HJ64GP502, 24HJ128GP202

dsPIC30 Devices
30F2011, 30F3012, 30F3014, 30F4013

dsPIC33 Devices
33FJ12MC201, 33FJ12GP202, 33FJ12MC202, 33FJ32GP202, 33FJ32GP302, 33FJ32MC202, 33FJ32MC302,
33FJ64GP202, 33FJ64GP802, 33FJ64MC202, 33FJ64MC802, 33FJ128GP202, 33FJ128GP802, 33FJ128MC202,
33FJ128MC802

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Mathy » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:53 pm

That's very cool !

Wich compiler is used ?

Mplab C compiler ?

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Benj » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:16 pm

Hello,

Yes it uses a version of the Microchip C30 compiler. Very cool :)

No additional dsPIC related features at the moment but hopefully these will come with time and demand. What we do have is all normal components plus the 3 USB and newer components such as RF and RC5 IR.

That combined with chips that can pull off up to 40MIPs :mrgreen:

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Mathy » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:46 am

Hello !

Any news about Dspic release ?

Best regards,

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Steve » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:09 am

It's in the manufacturers and we should get stock of it next week. It will be available to buy on our website in the next few days.

We will have a limited quantity of our new dsPIC/PIC24 E-block ready for sale next week too.

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Mathy » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:05 pm

Yeah !

Will there be a demo version to download ?

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Steve » Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:17 pm

yes - very soon!

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Steve » Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:36 am

The free/demo version is now available from here:
http://www.matrixmultimedia.com/support/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=680

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Mathy » Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:04 am

Yeah !!

I bought a pro version last week.

I look forward to receive the CD and serial number to activate all features :)

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby SHORTCIRCUIT » Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:51 am

Is there any plans to have Flowcode V4 handle analog input to the comparators as this a very powerful pic function.

C programming for me is a non-starter.

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby Steve » Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:50 am

We're currently working on V5 of Flowcode and comparator support is something we will be adding to it. FC5 won't be released any time soon though - we have a lot of development to get through (but I'm so excited about the new features we are adding!).

Accessing the comparators via C code should be relatively easy. You could try asking on the forum to see if someone can help.

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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby JohnCrow » Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:39 pm

There is some information on comparators in Berts van Dam's flowcode book
See page 205
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Re: dsPic/pic24

Postby SHORTCIRCUIT » Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:32 pm

Thank you everyone for the info. That's encouraging.
I have Berts van Dam's flowcode book and will experiment with
the examples and looking forward to V5. Thanks again.