chipKIT Max32 Resource Center

Welcome to the resource center for the chipKIT Max32!

Here you will find all the reference materials that Digilent has created for this board, as well as links to any external content we have tracked down. If you are interested in purchasing the Max32, visit the product page on our main website: chipKIT Max32

The chipKIT™ Max32 is a microcontroller development board based on the Microchip PIC32MX795F512L a member of the 32-bit PIC32 microcontroller family. It is compatible with the Microchip MPLAB® IDE tools as well as the chipKIT™ MPIDE development environment. ChipKIT and MPIDE is a PIC32 based system compatible with many existing Arduino™ code examples, reference materials and other resources.

Revision History

We are currently on Revision E of the Max32. You can find the revision of your board by looking on the underside, near the white bar-coded box.

Information, and sample projects involving previous revisions of the Max32 can be found here.


  • SchematicPDF
    • PDF Schematic of the PCB generated by Altium
  • Reference ManualWiki PDF
    • Technical description of the chipKIT Max32 and all of its features. The Wiki may contain more up-to-date information than the PDF.
  • Sell SheetPDF
    • Quick and easy breakdown of the chipKIT Max32's features.
  • JumpersPDF
    • This document describes the functionality of the jumpers on the chipKIT™ Max32™ board.
  • Pinout TableXLS
    • chipKIT™ Max32 pinout table (.xls format)
  • Programmer's Reference ManualZIP
    • Programmer's Reference Manuals for the Digilent chipKIT DSPI and SoftSPI libraries for use with the chipKIT MPIDE software system.
  • Bootloader Reference ManualPDF
    • This document describes the procedure for programming the boot loader into a chipKIT board.
  • EAGLE ProjectZIP
    • Open source EAGLE project for the chipKIT Max32.
  • Fritzing Partrev 1
    • This Fritzing part can be uploaded and used to create circuit images.

Design Resources

  • BootloaderZIP
    • chipKIT™ Bootloader Image loaded into the Max32's PIC32 microcontroller at the factory.


  • Installing chipKIT compatible IDE External
    • Instructions for installing MPIDE or Arduino IDE with the chipKIT core

Reference Projects

  • BlinkDownload
    • This simple example sketch for MPIDE blinks an LED on supported chipKIT boards.