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What are my options regarding small and inexpensive evaluation boards and how do I get them?

Applies to: University Program


Keil offers low-cost starter kits to qualified academics* based on a variety of ARM-based microcontrollers.  The kits include a Keil Evaluation Board, a Keil ULINK JTAG interface, as well as the RealView MDK-ARM Evaluation Tools.  For pricing information, please contact Keil or your local Keil distributor.

You also have the option to purchase ARM-based boards (sometimes at academic rates) directly from our partner companies or one of the many distributors around the world.  Some of these are listed in the University Development Platforms web pages.

Of course, ARM does provide academic pricing on our more comprehensive development boards, such as the Integrator and Versatile families.

*ARM is offering discounts to academic institutions only.  To qualify for the academic rate, please have a faculty member, full-time researcher, or head of department send a request to

Article last edited on: 2011-02-11 21:43:12

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