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Discovery kit with STM32F401VC MCU

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Product overview


The 32F401CDISCOVERY Discovery kit allows users to easily develop applications with the STM32F401 high performance MCUs with ARM®Cortex®-M4 32-bit core. It offers everything required either for beginners or experienced users, to get quickly started.

Based on the STM32F401VCT6, it includes an ST-LINK/V2 embedded debug tool, a gyroscope, an e-compass and digital microphone ST MEMs, an audio DAC with an integrated class D speaker driver, a USB OTG micro-AB connector, LEDs and pushbuttons.

  • All features

    • STM32F401VCT6 microcontroller featuring 256 Kbytes of Flash memory, 64 Kbytes of RAM in an LQFP100 package
    • On-board ST-LINK/V2 with selection mode switch to use the kit as a standalone ST-LINK/V2 (with SWD connector for programming and debugging)
    • Board power supply: through USB bus or from an external 5 V supply voltage
    • External application power supply: 3 V and 5 V
    • L3GD20: ST MEMS motion sensor 3-axis digital output gyroscope
    • LSM303DLHC: ST MEMS system-in-package featuring a 3D digital linear acceleration sensor and a 3D digital magnetic sensor
    • MP45DT02: ST MEMS audio sensor, omnidirectional digital microphone
    • CS43L22, audio DAC with integrated class D speaker driver
    • Eight LEDs:
      • LD1 (red/green) for USB communication
      • LD2 (red) for 3.3 V power on
      • Four user LEDs: LD3 (orange), LD4 (green), LD5 (red) and LD6 (blue)
      • Two USB OTG LEDs: LD7 (green) VBUSand LD8 (red) over-current
    • Two pushbuttons (user and reset)
    • USB OTG with micro-AB connector
    • Extension header for LQFP100 I/Os for a quick connection to the prototyping board and an easy probing
    • Comprehensive free software including a variety of examples, part of STM32CubeF4 package or STSW-STM32136 for legacy Standard Libraries usage