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Tools for Rapid Prototyping with Microcontrollers

Microcontrollers are getting cheaper, more powerful and more flexible, but there remains a barrier to a host of new applications; someone has to build the first prototypes.

Without the right tools, implementation details can quickly get in the way of productive prototyping and experimentation. With mbed we're tackling this by being a tool focused on helping you developing prototypes fast. We haven't had to dumb down the technology; it's all built on industry standard stuff. We've just done a lot of the groundwork for you, and made the trade-offs and choices appropriate for the task, so you don't have to. With the right tools for the job, we think you'll be more adventurous, inventive and productive.

Explore mbed

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The mbed Rapid Prototyping platform is designed for experienced embedded developers as a productive platform for developing microcontroller-based proof-of-concepts. For developers new to 32-bit microcontrollers, mbed provides an accessible way to get projects built with the backing of resources and support shared in the mbed community.

mbed in action

Is mbed for me?

We've carefully designed the mbed microcontrollers and tools to be ideal for rapid prototyping. However, that doesn't mean mbed is for everyone.

mbed is not a replacement for all other embedded development tools or evaluation boards. It is missing a lot of features some tools naturally come with, like a JTAG interface, a breakpoint debugger, or even an offline version of the compiler (although you can use mbed with other offline tools). We are not trying to replace these tools, so if you need these sorts of features all the time, mbed is not for you! We'd recommend you choose one of the many great existing solutions for working with ARM Microcontrollers, and you'll be much happier.

mbed is designed for quick experimentation and iteration, where the focus is trying something out rather than optimising a final solution. And that means it is good for anyone from professional embedded engineers to people with expertise outside embedded exploring it for the first time. Professional embedded tools are like a complex CAD program, good for refining every detail. In contrast, mbed is more like a pencil and paper, great for quickly sketching out a design with the support of the resources, libraries and developer community.

If you think it is for you, please order one, or explore some more:

If you have any other questions about mbed, feel free to email us at support@mbed.org





21 comments:

» Show archived comment by leo
04 Nov 2010

THANKS FOR FREE MBED :D

» Show archived comment by bascomavr
05 Nov 2010

Thanks for the free MBED I'm looking forward to making some interesting things, where to start I wonder :D

» Show archived comment by johnson
20 Nov 2010

:-)

» Show archived comment by johnson
20 Nov 2010

Thanks for the free mbed board, I'm starting design more interesting for Cortex core, This good for the jump start :-)

» Show archived comment by eddyds
21 Nov 2010

Thanks for the free mbed board, I hope to make intresting stuf

21 Nov 2010

Ditto, thanks, I've tried several downloaded programs and they worked flawlessly without any "fiddling". You have made this thing very easy to use.

» Show archived comment by chadli_samir
22 Nov 2010

Thanks for the free mbed board, I'm starting design

» Show archived comment by buntoro
23 Nov 2010

Thanks for a free mbed board. Just starting with 'Hello World' program.... 'Hope I can make some interesting project with mbed.

03 Dec 2010

Thank U very much for providing mbed Board.Previously I was working with Atmel controllers but Now I want to switch over to mbed. I hope the basic NXP chips are available at competetive price and Compiler remains at service on site even after competetion is over .... Hargovind Suthar hargovind19@gmail.com Ahmedabad

» Show archived comment by diablero
21 Dec 2010

Many thanks for this amazing tool and for the free mbed board!

18 Jan 2011

It works

» Show archived comment by cornejoso
12 Feb 2011

what hapend with my mbed free? I have to buy one.

grrr...

» Show archived comment by 2bv08ec406
26 Feb 2011

leo Ricaborda wrote:

THANKS FOR FREE MBED :D

leo Ricaborda wrote:

THANKS FOR FREE MBED :D

leo Ricaborda wrote:

THANKS FOR FREE MBED :D

David Manning wrote:

Thanks for the free MBED I'm looking forward to making some interesting things, where to start I wonder :D

David Manning wrote:

Thanks for the free MBED I'm looking forward to making some interesting things, where to start I wonder :D

» Show archived comment by 06holmesh
08 Apr 2011

thanks for the free mbed :) :D Harry Holmes Nigels son

» Show archived comment by samarase
06 Oct 2011

TTTAI TOI

11 Nov 2011

Thanks for the free mbed micro-cosmos !

one last question:
If I want to step from the free online- mbed Compiler here to a local IDE/Debugging solution
for example the "Code Red Suite 4 (NXP Edition)" or other
how can I "port" my C- application from here without having the mbed-library ?
(or the sourcecode of it)

18 Nov 2011

Are there any more free MBED's? I bought mine from Pololu, and didn't know about any samples. So far the MBED has worked great using Ubuntu 10.04. FYI: The 11.xx series of Ubuntu has really been dumbed down for Linux users.

Experimenter Don

19 Jan 2012

Meow xD.

12 Jun 2012

Free mbed? who and when and where did people get free mbeds :| ?

14 Jun 2012

By the way, I Fking love this device!!!! way better than android/teensy/picaxe! Excuse my french! mbed <3

Keep making better devices like this and i'll tag along!

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