Microchip Technology SAM D20 Xplained Pro Evaluation Kit

Microchip SAM D20 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ARM Cortex-M0+ ATSAMD20J18 microcontroller. Supported by the Microchip Studio integrated development platform, the kit provides easy access to the features of the Microchip ATSAMD20J18 and explains how to integrate the device in a custom design.

The Xplained Pro MCU series evaluation kits include an on-board Embedded Debugger, and no external tools are necessary to program or debug the ATSAMD20J18. The Xplained Pro extension kits offer additional peripherals to extend the features of the board and ease the development of custom images.


  • Microchip ATSAMD20J18 microcontroller
  • Embedded debugger (EDBG)
    • USB interface
    • Programming and debugging onboard SAM D20 through Serial Wire Debug (SWD)
    • Programming and debugging external targets through Serial Wire Debug (SWD)
    • Virtual COM-port interface to target via UART
    • Microchip Data Gateway Interface (DGI) to target via SPI and TWI
    • Four GPIOs connected to target for code instrumentation
  • Digital I/O
    • Two mechanical buttons (user and reset button)
    • One user LED
    • Three extension headers
  • Two possible power sources
    • External power
    • Embedded debugger USB
  • 32kHz crystal

Block Diagram

Block Diagram - Microchip Technology SAM D20 Xplained Pro Evaluation Kit
Published: 2013-08-28 | Updated: 2022-03-11