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Würz Elektronik EC555 Microcontroller Module


The Würz Elektronik EC555 Microcontroller Module platform, based on the Motorola MPC555 is supported by both eCos and RedBoot.

The support for this platform was contributed to eCos, and the eCos maintainers are grateful on behalf of the open source community to all contributors. Note that some contributed ports may not have been tested.

Supported devices

Device drivers are included for:

  • Diagnostic (polled) serial I/O
  • Interrupt-driven serial I/O
  • FLASH
  • Timekeeping (real-time clock)

Availability

Hardware

Hardware is available from:

Würz Elektronik
Ingenieurbüro Edwin Würz
Im Burgfeld 4
D-35781 Weilburg
Germany
Tel: +49 6471 629884
Fax: +49 6471 629885
E-Mail: info@wuerz-elektronik.com
URL: http://www.wuerz-elektronik.com/Contact/contact.html

Software

Source code for both eCos and RedBoot is available publically from eCos releases 2.0 and onwards, as well as from the anonymous CVS repository.

Documentation

Specifications are available for the processor and platform and are available on-line from the manufacturer's web site.

Instructions for installing RedBoot on the EC555 can be found in the RedBoot User's Guide.

Thanks

Thanks to Bob Koninckx and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven who contributed the initial port.