FEZ Spider Starter Kit


Part # SPDRS-GK-297

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1+ $199.95
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** This kit has been replaced with the FEZ Spider Tinker Kit and will be available until December 31st, 2015 or while quantities last.  Please contact us if you have any questions or special requirements. **

FEZ Spider Starter Kit is the first commercially available .NET Gadgeteer-compatible kit. it includes everything necessary for educators, hobbyists and even professionals. Embedded development is fast & easy (FEZ) thanks to .NET Micro Framework, .NET Gadgeteer and the numerous GHI value added features such as WiFi and USB Host. Click on the following links to learn more about the technology and what value is added by GHI Electronics to .NET Micro Framework and .NET Gadgeteer.

 
The kit includes:

FEZ Spider Mainboard is a .NET Gadgeteer-compatible mainboard based on GHI Electronics' EMX module. This makes FEZ Spider Mainboard the most feature-full .NET Gadgeteer compatible device in the market. It contains all of .NET Micro Framework core features and adds many exclusive features, such as USB host, WiFi and RLP (loading native code). All these features combine to provide a rapid prototyping platform.

 

Key Features:

  • 14 .NET Gadgeteer compatible sockets that include these types: X, Y, A, C, D, E, F, H, I, K, O, P, S, T, U, R, G, B and Z.
  • Configurable on-board LED
  • Configuration switches.
  • Based on GHI Electronics EMX module
    • 72MHz 32-bit ARM7 processor
    • 4.5 MB Flash
    • 16 MB RAM
    • LCD controller
    • Full TCP/IP Stack with SSL, HTTP, TCP, UDP, DHCP
    • Ethernet, WiFi driver and PPP ( GPRS/ 3G modems) and DPWS
    • USB host
    • USB Device with specialized libraries to emulate devices like thumb-drive, virtual COM (CDC), mouse, keyboard
    • 76 GPIO Pin
    • 2 SPI (8/16bit)
    • I2C
    • 4 UART
    • 2 CAN Channels
    • 7 10-bit Analog Inputs
    • 10-bit Analog Output (capable of WAV audio playback)
    • 4-bit SD/MMC Memory card interface
    • 6 PWM
    • OneWire interface (available on any IO)
    • Built-in Real Time Clock (RTC) with the suitable crystal
    • Processor register access
    • OutputCompare for generating waveforms with high accuracy
    • RLP allowing users to load native code (C/Assembly) for real-time requirements
    • Extended double-precision math class
    • FAT File System
    • Cryptography (AES and XTEA)
    • Low power and hibernate support
    • In-field update (from SD, network or other)
  • Dimensions: W 2.25" x L 2.05" x H 0.5"

Power

 
  • Active power consumption 160 mA
  • Idle power consumption 120 mA
  • Hibernate power consumption 40 mA
  • Low power and hibernate modes

Environmental:

  • RoHS compliant /Lead-free compliant

Most EMX software features are GHI exclusive, see software documentation for details.

For more information about .NET Gadgeteer visit:
http://www.netmf.com/gadgeteer/

Kit Mainboard FEZ Spider
Kit Modules – Camera Camera
Kit Modules – Control Extender
Kit Modules – Ethernet Ethernet J11D
Kit Modules – Interface USB Host
Kit Modules – Power USB Client DP
Kit Modules – Sensors Button(x2)
Joystick
Kit Modules – Storage SD Card
Kit Modules – Visual Display T35
Multicolor LED(x2)
Resource Type
Tinker Kit Getting Started
Manual for Tinker Kits, applicable to all kits.
PDF
Examples
Visual Studio projects for the examples discussed in the Tinker Kit manual
ZIP