MicroMod SAMD51 Processor Board Hookup Guide
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With the MicroMod specification, we shrunk down the PCB size for the SAMD51 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4F MCU! This tutorial covers the basic functionality of the MicroMod SAMD51 and highlights its features.
To follow along with this tutorial, you will need the following materials. You may not need everything though depending on what you have. Add it to your cart, read through the guide, and adjust the cart as necessary.
SparkFun MicroMod ATP Carrier BoardDEV-16885
USB 3.1 Cable A to C - 3 FootCAB-14743
SparkFun Mini ScrewdriverTOL-09146
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