Learn Memory Xplorer by Microchip

Last modified by Microchip on 2024/03/26 16:48

What is Memory Xplorer (MX)?

Microchip’s Memory Xplorer software is a free, easy-to-use interactive tool that demonstrates Microchip's Serial EEPROM (SEE) device features, functionality and low-power operation. The Memory Xplorer Graphical User Interface (GUI) is used as an interface between your PC and the evaluation kit hardware. The software allows you to interact with supported serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROMs) using built-in read and write features. It also highlights features of supported devices.

Memory Xplorer Icon

Memory Xplorer Editor Panel

Note: Memory Xplorer is a stand-alone application which is compatible only with Windows®-based platforms.

Warning: Memory Xplorer is not intended for production programming.

Once installed, the Memory Xplorer application can be accessed through the Memory Xplorer icon on your desktop or startup menu.

Memory Xplorer Start Menu Shortcut

Training overview

This training will cover the hardware, terminology, installation, setup, and functions associated with Memory Xplorer.

Microchip’s Memory Xplorer supports the following evaluation kits:

  • Serial Memory I2C Evaluation Kit: DM160237
  • Serial Memory SPI Evaluation Kit: EV20F92A
  • Serial Memory Single-Wire Evaluation Kit: CM160232

Evaluation kits include the USB Base Board, Socket Board and various loose serial EEPROM devices. Additional device samples can be purchased from the Samples page on the Microchip website.

Note: Socket Boards in evaluation kits are dedicated to a single protocol and device package.

What's Next?

Are you ready to install Microchip's Memory Xplorer? Check the Memory Xplorer Installation lesson to learn how. 

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