RIGEL Corporation offers two lines of embedded controllers.  Our COTS Units (Commercial off the Shelf) include a wide variety of 8051 and C166/167/ST10 boards.  We build all of our boards to the same high standard.  All of our boards feature the following:

Net List Electrically tested, multi-layer, industrial grade boards
Designed, manufactured, and assembled in USA
Gold plated machine screw sockets and connectors
User's guides for software and hardware available for download from the web
Complete circuit diagrams with most boards
All System signals available on headers
Windows 98 / 2000/ NT / XP  Integrated Development Software, Reads51 / Reads166
Programmable in Assembly, Basic, C, and Forth
Extensive sample programs
Unlimited Phone, Fax, and e-mail tech support

Schools, Students (with valid school ID), and US military personal receive a 10% discount on all products.

We have an I/O board, Fiber-optic to RS232 Converter board, and 5 volt power regulator kit which may be used with both our 8051 and C166/ST10 products.

We also offer the MIB board and add-ons used for the NASA project.  Contact techsupport@rigelcorp.com for details on these boards.

8-Bit Hardware
R-31JP 
The R-31JP is a basic 8051 board which includes a large prototyping area for wire-wrapping your own circuits. 
RITA-51
RITA-51 is a controller designed to be used for  Internet  Appliances.  The board uses the CS8900A to directly connect to a 10Base-T Network using a shielded RJ-45 connector.
RITA-51J
Rita-51J is a low-cost Internetworkable controller board using Rigel's Internet Technology Architecture (RITA).  The MCS-51 / CS8900A combination takes advantage of readily available hardware and software tools as well as the wealth of publicly available applications source code.

R-535J

The R-535J accepts the 80C535 or 80C515 microcontrollers, which are enhanced 8052 processors in the 68-pin PLCC format. This board is ideally suited for those wishing to use the 8031, but who need more I / O, or wish to use analog-to-digital conversion.  
R-515JC  
The R-515JC is intended for demanding industrial applications. Ideal for data logging or mixed mode communications.  It's low cost and flexibility also make it ideal as a training platform. The R-515JC has four serial ports, A/D, CAN, RTCC and battery-backed RAM.
RIC320  
The RIC320 is optimized for the Dallas Semiconductor DS80C320. The RIC-320's flexible design allows the user to work with only the features needed, but to expand as the application demands. The RIC320 has keypad and LCD interfaces with software drivers in C and assembly.  

R-420SP
The R-420SP is very low-cost programmer and
single-chip carrier for the DS89C440/450 microcontroller in the 44-pin PLCC package.  It contains a clock oscillator, a reset chip, and an RS-232 level converter.  These support chips allow the microcontroller to be programmed and run in the single-chip mode.  
R-51SD

The R-51SD is small (1.2" x 2.25") two-layer board designed for embedded applications using an 8051 in the single-chip mode.  The R-51SD has 32 I/O lines and one or two serial ports.   You can not program the chips on this board.  For a programmer see our board the R-51PB.
R-51SP
The R-51SP is small (1.2" x 2.25") two-layer board designed for embedded applications using an 8051 in the single-chip mode.  The R-51SP has 32 I/O lines and one or two serial ports.   You can not program the chips on this board.  For a programmer see our board the R-51PB.
R-51PB
The R-51PB is a programmer for the 8051 family of processors.  It programs a wide variety of OTP, EPROM, and FLASH versions of the processor from Intel, Philips, Infineon, Atmel, SST, and ISSI.  The R-51PB comes with it's own software to program the processors.
RIM

The RIM was developed for an OEM aerospace application.  It is an 8051 module, the size of a 40 pin dip chip, with 32 I/O bits, 1 RS232 serial port, upto 128K RAM, and 128K FLASH ROM.  
RMB-S  
The RMB-S prototyping board is designed to allow systems engineers to evaluate and rapidly prototype with the 8051 family of microcontrollers. Most of the more popular 8051 microcontrollers are supported with this easy-to-use modular board. The designer changes microcontrollers by plugging in different daughter boards. 
RIX51  
The Rix51 evaluation board was designed for the 8XC51, and 8XC251TB processors, and is Intel's evaluation board for the 80C251TB.  

16-Bit Hardware
RMB-166
The RMB-166 is an evaluation board for the Infineon 80C166 16-bit high-performance microcontroller in the square plastic quad-flat pack package. 

RMB166FLI

The RMB166-FLI industrial board features the Infineon SAB 80C166 16-bit high-performance microcontroller in the metric plastic quad-flat pack package. 
RMB-167CRI 
 
The RMB167-CRI, is an industrial board for the Infineon SAB C167CR 16-bit high-performance microcontroller.  The board has the CAN physical layer built in.
R167-JIF
 
The R-167JIF is an industrial board designed to accept multiple processors in the Infineon and ST Microelectronics 166 family. The board has the CAN physical layer built in and will program the FLASH version of processors.
R-FLIC  

The R-FLIC is an industrial board designed to accept multiple processors in the Infineon and ST Microelectronics 166 family. The board has the CAN physical layer built in and will program the FLASH version of processors.

8-Bit Software
Reads51 
Reads51 is an integrated applications software development system, which runs on an IBM PC or compatible host. Reads51 allows writing, compiling, assembling, debugging, downloading, and running applications software in the MCS-51 language. Reads51 contains a C compiler, relative assembler, linker/locator, editor,  chip simulator, assembly language debugger, and host-to-board communications in a user-friendly, menu-driven environment.
rFLASH
rFLASH (Rigelís Fuzzy Logic Applications Software Helper) is a code generator which creates a set of subroutines and tables in the MCS-51 assembly language to implement Fuzzy Logic Control (FLC) applications.  The code generated runs on the 8051 family of microcontrollers.  rFLASH v1.20 is a Windows implementation of the DOS version of Rigel Corporation's FLASH software.  It runs under all Windows operating systems, Win95 or newer.
RChipSim
RChipSim is an 8031 chip simulator, which runs on an IBM PC or compatible host. RChipSim is now incorporated into our standard Reads51.   RChipSim allows writing assembly or C code, assembling or compiling the code, debugging in assembly, and running applications software in the MCS-51 language. RChipSim contains an editor, an assembler, a C-compiler, a linker/locator, SimTTY, and SimI/O.  
This is a chip simulator and will not download software to a target system. 

RbHost
is a 32-bit Windows (TM) application, which combines an editor and a terminal emulator. The editor comprises the main window, allowing multiple source files to be viewed and edited. The terminal emulator, referred to as the TTY (teletype) is associated with dockable child window, referred to as the TTY window.  The RbHost editor has BASIC language syntax highlighting. It facilitates writing BASIC programs and downloading them to Rigel's embedded control boards. The BASIC interpreter may be in internal ROM, external ROM, or in RAM.

16-Bit Software
Reads166
Reads166, version 3.10, is Rigel Corporationís Integrated Development Environment for the Infineon / ST Microelectronics 16-bit processors. Reads166 includes an editor, a host-to-board communications system, an assembler, and a C compiler. Reads166 is completely rewritten in native 32-bit code to run on Windows 95 / 98 / 2000 / NT. 

rFLI Utility Software
rFLI Utility Software runs in the Windows 95 / 98 / 2000 / NT environment. It supports the bootstrap loader feature and downloads a minimal monitor during bootstrapping.  rFLI is a utility program to program the internal FLASH memory of the 16-bit  processors and the external FLASH memory chips on the 16-bit boards.   
BootStrap Loader Tool Kit
This document and the accompanying utility programs allow the code developer to create custom bootstrap loaders. The document is written from the programmerís perspective. Refer to the data books, or contact Rigel Corporation regarding the hardware design elements needed to place the microcontrollers into the bootstrap mode.
CAN Demos
The demos are basic routines for CAN written using the Reads166 demo software.   There are two sets of demos, one is strictly assembly routines, the other is a mix of C and assembly.

Miscellaneous Hardware
RIO-MP
The RIO-MP is a general purpose I / O board designed for use with Rigel Corporationsí family of 8 and 16-bit embedded controllers. The development and implementation of application-specific microcontroller based prototype circuits is significantly simplified with the RIO-MP breadboard area, the three terminal strips, and the input / output devices. These provide flexibility for connecting prototyping components to the microcontroller lines, and for developing and debugging user-designed analog and digital application circuits.
RSF
The RSF is a low-cost fiber optic to RS232 converter board.

5-Volt Power Regulator

We offer a 5 Volt Power Regulator Board which uses the LM7805. These boards may be  used with any of our boards that do not have a 5 volt regulator built-in.

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