In order to start evaluating the Synergy Platform you will need one of the following Synergy Kits:
· Target Board Kit
· Starter Kit
· Development Kit
· Product Example Kit
The Synergy Kits feature a number of components that make it easy to utilize the peripherals of the Synergy MCUs and to connect a variety of sensors, actuators, etc. so you can prototype your end-applications faster. The Target Board Kits, Starter Kits and Development Kits come with an on-board debugging and programming interface that lets you download program the code into the MCU and debug your projects.
Selecting a Synergy Kit
The table below provides a quick comparison among the different Synergy Kits so you pick the best kit for your use case. More information about the Synergy Kits can be found here.
Type of kit
Typical use cases
Target Board Kit
Low cost kit with MCU and headers that allows access to all MCU pins
Evaluating features of a specific MCU group
Affordable kit with flagship S7G2 MCU of the Synergy Platform. Kit features a graphic LCD screen and high-speed serial connectivity.
Getting started with evaluating the full functionality of Synergy Software Platform
Full function kits for each Synergy MCU series
Developing your application using Synergy Platform
Product Example Kit
Application specific kits that resemble an end-product
Use as a reference for an end-product
Our recommendation to the new users
If you are new to the Synergy Platform, we highly recommend the SK-S7G2 Starter Kit. This kit has been designed to enable evaluation of most of the functionality provided in the Synergy Software Package (SSP) and it includes a color TFT LCD for experimenting with the GUI capabilities of the Synergy Platform, as well as Ethernet and USB ports and a host of other capabilities. You can learn more about the Synergy Starter Kit SK-S7G2 here.
Ordering the Synergy Starter Kit SK-S7G2
You can order the Synergy Starter Kit SK-S7G2 in your region from the following distribution partners: