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Kanda - Newsletters, Twitter and Press Releases

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Kanda Newsletters

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Newsletter Volume 1 2009 New DIL/NetPC, AVRUSB Software, PIC RJ11 Connector Read newsletter 1
Newsletter Volume 2 2009 Embedded Cloud Computing, AVR C Code and new devices, Long range USB Bluetooth Adapter Read newsletter 2
Newsletter Volume 3 2009 Christmas Opening, Industrial MP3 modules, PIC Handheld and Presto Programmer software Read newsletter 3
Newsletter Volume 1 2010 New Universal Programmers, USB Serial EEPROM Handheld Programmer and software updates for PIC and AVR Programmers Read newsletter 4
Newsletter Volume 2 2010 Universal ISP, EOL Programmers, PIC16F193x support and Embedded Web Page Read newsletter 5
Newsletter Volume 3 2010 EOL Universal Programmers, USB to RS422 and RS485 Adapters and software updates for AVR Programmers Read newsletter 6
Newsletter Volume 4 2010 USB PLD Trainer, Low cost ARM9 Modules with Linux, Hi-speed USB introductory bundle and software updates Read newsletter 7
Newsletter Volume 5 2010 Software updates for Handheld AVR Programmer and PIC Programmer, new Cyclone II FPGA trainer and Christmas greetings and holiday Read newsletter 8
Newsletter Volume 1 2011 AVRStudio5 support, new standalone PIC Programmer, ProBee ZigBee Wireless solution and new Xeltek Universal Programmer Read newsletter 7
Newsletter Volume 1 2013 Kanda Blog, Facebook and Twitter plus AVRISP-U offer and new Xeltek SP6000 price Read newsletter 8
Newsletter Volume 2 2013 New Kanda Forum, AVR ISP Programmer redesigned and new Wellon universal programmers Read newsletter 8



Press Releases

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Try the Best AVR Programming Solution

SUMMARY:
Most AVR programmers are designed for product development but production and maintenance engineers need different solutions. Kanda programmers have all the features needed for efficient manufacturing and field updates of products using AVR microcontrollers. Read the press release 'Try the Best AVR Programming Solution'

13 August 2013
Learning PIC the Kanda Way

SUMMARY:
Kanda have added a new PIC Kit to their training range. This PIC Kit supports PIC16F and PIC18F devices, and includes a programmer/debugger and a development board for 8,14,20, 28 and 40-pin PIC microcontrollers. Learn PIC programming using the included book, sample code, MPLAB and full documentation, including Assembler and C programming.Read the press release 'Learning PIC the Kanda Way'

16 February 2012
AVR Dragon with a Difference

SUMMARY:
Kanda have taken the AVR Dragon programmer and emulator and created enhanced AVR development kits. As well as all necessary cables and instructions, AVR development board, books, software and sample code are all included in the package.Read the press release 'AVR Dragon with a Difference'

02 June 2011
Get Your SuperPro 6000 Series Programmers From Kanda

SUMMARY:
The Xeltek SuperPro 6000 is available worldwide from Kanda in the UK. This is is latest and best universal programmer, with huge device support, great speed and standalone mode for production. One programmer for all development and production needs. Read the press release 'Get Your SuperPro 6000 Series Programmers From Kanda'

24 May 2011
Portable PIC Programmer Gives You the Power

SUMMARY:
Kanda have added a new standalone PIC microcontroller programmer to their handheld programmer range. These new programmers can store up to 32 different programs with different PIC microcontrollers, and have a LCD and simple keypad to make program selection easy. Once loaded from PC, they are completely portable and include a battery charger.Read the press release 'Portable PIC Programmer Gives You the Power'

13 May 2011
Cloud Computing for Embedded Systems

SUMMARY:
Cloud computing is using the Internet to add functionality to your PC by using storage and programs based on a web server, rather than locally. This type of application is now available for embedded systems, using Embedded Cloud Computing from SSV. Read the press release 'Cloud Computing for Embedded Systems'

21 October 2009
8-Way Handheld PIC Programmer for PIC Microcontrollers

SUMMARY:
Kanda have added an 8-way version to their handheld programmer range. These programmers can power a target circuit and use a single button press to make programming as easy as possible, without needing a computer or even a power supply. Now they can be loaded with up to 8 different programs using different PIC microcontrollers.Read the press release '8-Way Handheld PIC Programmer for PIC Microcontrollers'

06 July 2009
Kanda now selling SuperPro Programmers

SUMMARY:
Kanda and Xeltek have signed a distribution agreement so Kanda will be distributing SuperPro ® programmers from October, 2008. This programmer range has tools that are ideal for both development and production engineers, as they support over 45,000 devices.Read the press release 'Kanda now selling SuperPro Programmers'

17 October 2008
Handheld Programmer for PIC and AVR Updated

SUMMARY:
Kanda have added a USB interface for loading this range of extremely simple handheld programmers. These programmers can power a target circuit and use a single button press to make programming as easy as possible, without needing a computer or even a power supply.Read the press release 'Handheld Programmer for PIC and AVR Updated'

14 May 2008
Free AVR ISP Microcontroller Programmer Software

SUMMARY:
Kanda.com have released their popular AVRISP software for free download. This AVR microcontroller programming software supports all Windows OS and released AVR microcontrollers. It also includes plugins for AVRStudio development environment.Read the press release 'Free AVR ISP Microcontroller Programmer Software'

17 January 2008
AVR Microcontroller Starter Kit Relaunched

SUMMARY:
The extremely popular STK200 AVR Microcontroller Starter Kit from Kanda.com has been relaunched with a new AVR USB programmer and USB JTAG Emulator. These USB tools are also available separately for existing users - 50,000 - to upgrade.Read the press release 'AVR Microcontroller Starter Kit Relaunched'

24 September 2007
Get Going with Zigbee wireless modules

SUMMARY:
A new Zigbee starter kit from Kanda.com is a complete hardware and software package that makes it easy to get started with Zigbee networks. Zigbee is ideal for home automation or industrial control applications.Read the press release 'Get Going with Zigbee wireless modules'

28 August 2007
DIL/NetPC Embedded Modules Simplify 32-bit Development Process

SUMMARY:
Kanda.com are now distributing 32-bit DIL/NetPC Embedded Modules from German manufacturer SSV. The DIL/NetPC products are single board computers with embedded Linux, a variety of processors and a wide choice of peripherals. They greatly simplify the development of 32-bit embedded systems, especially for network and web access. Read the press release 'DIL/NetPC Embedded Modules Simplify 32-bit Development Process'

25 January 2007
RFID made easy

SUMMARY:
A new RFID starter kit from Kanda.com gives a boost to engineers who want to investigate RDID solutions in a wide range of applications. A complete hardware and software package that cuts development time and simplifies the design process.Read the press release 'RFID made easy'

01 December 2006
Add Bluetooth connectivity to your product

SUMMARY:
Embedded class1 and class 2 Bluetooth wireless modules that quickly change your serial communications to Bluetooth wireless. The modules have a low pin count, easy configuration and a small profile. Read the press release 'Add Bluetooth connectivity to your product'

19 May 2006
Clever USB to Serial Cable

SUMMARY:
At last, a USB to Serial cable that is designed for the engineer, not the hobbyist. The UCAB232 cable gives far more control of the USB and Serial communications, which makes it a much better solution for serious users than the standard, mass produced cables generally available.
For product information click hereRead the press release 'Clever USB to Serial Cable'

31 January 2006
A new opportunity to learn about microcontrollers

SUMMARY:
Understanding microcontrollers and how to code for them is essential in today's electronics. A new trainer is available from Kanda that has everything needed to learn microcontroller programming at an amazingly low price.
For more information click hereRead the press release 'A new opportunity to learn about microcontrollers'

09 September 2005
Now use your 802.11 WiFi to connect to RS232 Serial Ports

SUMMARY:
New wireless serial device server uses standard 802.11b WiFi to connect RS232 serial ports to a PC or network in a flexible, secure and low cost way.Read the press release 'Now use your 802.11 WiFi to connect to RS232 Serial Ports'

05 September 2005
How do you make your AVR programmer four times faster?

SUMMARY:
Standard AVR In System Programming has used the serial programming method. Now Kanda have introduced a JTAG programmer for AVR microcontrollers that is four times as fast but comes in a robust case for production, with a simple user interface. Read the press release 'How do you make your AVR programmer four times faster?'

24 August 2005
Try the difference with this FPGA trainer

SUMMARY:
A training and development system for Altera Cyclone FPGA devices that includes everything you need to teach, learn or just develop embedded designs with FPGA Devices.
For product information click here.Read the press release 'Try the difference with this FPGA trainer'

19 August 2005
Why doesn't everyone fit these features to their Serial to Ethernet Converters?

SUMMARY:
The new Pro Series Serial to Ethernet converter units from Sena are a cut above anything else on the market. The serial connections, network interface, and control and management are amazingly sophisticated for their price range.Read the press release 'Why doesn't everyone fit these features to their Serial to Ethernet Converters?'

08 August 2005
Adding fast USB 2.0 to new or existing products or equipment

SUMMARY:
USB 1.1 is useful for basic communications but for really fast transfer you need USB 2.0. QuickUSB® modules make it easy to add USB 2.0 to a product with a minimum of hassle, with High Speed Parallel, Serial, SPI and General I/O Ports instantly available in hardware and software over USB 2.0.
For more information on QuickUSB ModulesRead the press release 'Adding fast USB 2.0 to new or existing products or equipment'

11 July 2005
Instantly convert from serial data communications to Bluetooth wireless

SUMMARY:
Anyone with serial port communications can now convert to Bluetooth wireless communications just by plugging in a Parani10 adapter. Not only that, they can create a whole network using a Parani100 Bluetooth Gateway without having to alter their equipment in any way.Read the press release 'Instantly convert from serial data communications to Bluetooth wireless'

26 April 2005
Handheld Programmer with just One Button

SUMMARY:
Kanda have added a PIC microcontroller version to this range of extremely simple handheld programmers. These programmers can power a target circuit and use a single button press to make programming as easy as possible, without needing a computer or even a power supply.Read the press release 'Handheld Programmer with just One Button'

26 April 2005
New solution for updating equipment and products in the field

SUMMARY:
Kanda have produced a new miniature programmer in a key fob case that is small, easy to use and portable, which allows field upgrades to be carried out by unskilled staff or by the mail and helps to eliminate operator errors. It can be used in all industries to reduce the cost and hassle of equipment updates. Read the press release 'New solution for updating equipment and products in the field'

06 April 2005
Remote Industrial Control and monitoring over a network

SUMMARY:
RHIO10 is a new compact but flexible control interface for remote control and monitoring of industrial applications over a network. It has 12 opto-isolated digital inputs, 10 relay outputs and 4 10-bit A2D inputs and has lots of programmable settings. It is easy to set up and manage through Windows, Telnet or Serial Terminal. Read the press release 'Remote Industrial Control and monitoring over a network'

06 April 2005