E-blocks2 Embedded internet training course PIC


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This 40 hour training solution gives students a full understanding of modern digital communications protocols and the development of embedded internet-based products.

  • Suitable for courses in microcontrollers and digital communications at undergraduate level.

An 80 page teacher’s manual is available to download from our website and covers system set-up, digital communications theory and contains a range of exercises for students to work through, see resources tab above.

Learning objectives/experiments:

  • OSI model and layers
  • Ethernet, DLC, MAC, ARP, TCP, IP, UDP, ICMP, HTTP and POP3 protocols
  • MAC packet structure and message creation using microcontrollers
  • Communication strategy and information flow
  • Packet injectors and debuggers

Labs include:

  • ARP scanning
  • Ping
  • Time and date messages using UDP
  • Sending HTML using HTTP protocol
  • Receiving HTML
  • Sending an email using SMTP protocol

Advanced tasks include:

  • Custom messaging using UDP
  • A firewall application

Please note, this product requires Flowcode which must be ordered separately.


This E-blocks2 course is compatible with Ghost technology.  Using the board with Flowcode allows the use of the advanced Ghost debugging features including in circuit debugging, real time pin monitoring and bus decoding. 

For the Arduino version of this course, please see BL0535