Starter SST89E516RD USB Development board

This is latest 8051 Starter Development board from Explore Embedded, the board uses SST89E512RD Microcontroller which is 100% compatible with P89V51RD2. The board has USB to Serial Convertor which can be used to program/flash the MCU; eliminates need for a programmer. It can used with laptops as well!


  • SST89E516RD Microcontroller with bootloader (no programmer needed)
  • CP2102 USB to Serial Convertor on board
  • 16 x 2 LCD Interface
  • Switches x2
  • LEDs x2
  • All Ports pins as breakout.
  • High quality FR4 , wave soldered PCB.

SST89E516RD MCU Features :

  • 1 KByte Internal RAM
  • Dual Block SuperFlash EEPROM– 64 KByte primary block +8 KByte secondary block
  • Support External Address Range up to 64KByte of Program and Data Memory
  • Three High-Current Drive Ports (16 mA each)
  • Three 16-bit Timers/Counters
  • Full-Duplex, Enhanced UART– Framing Error Detection– Automatic Address Recognition
  • Ten Interrupt Sources at 4 Priority Levels– Four External Interrupt Inputs
  • Programmable Watchdog Timer (WDT)
  • Programmable Counter Array (PCA)
  • Four 8-bit I/O Ports (32 I/O Pins) andOne 4-bit Port
  • Second DPTR register
  • Low EMI Mode (Inhibit ALE)
  • SPI Serial Interface
  • Standard 12 Clocks per cycle, the device has adoption to double the speed to 6 clocks per cycle.
  • TTL- and CMOS-Compatible Logic Levels
  • Brown-out Detection
  • Low Power Modes– Power-down Mode with External Interrupt Wake-up– Idle Mode


For addtional downloads, tutorials and support visit the product wiki page!

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